Atari Inc.

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2014

    Society Sports & Spirits takes over for Stoney's Full Steam Tavern

    A year ago the owners of Stoney's Bar & Grill at 1111 Lincoln Street took on the space at 1434 Blake Street that has been many, many things over the years -- starting with City Spirit and, most recently, Full Steam Tavern -- and named it Stoney's Full Steam Tavern. But with the Stoney's crew now foc ... More >>

  • Music

    March 7, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 22, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    TINI @ NORAD | SAT, 2/23/13 tINI holds down residencies in Ibiza, London and other high-profile cities all over the world as well as in her native Germany; despite her name, she's clearly a force to be reckoned with. Then again, her moniker is just as likely a nod to her minimalist techno vibe as it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    Ten video games set in Colorado: Part two

    Who would have thought that our humble state of Colorado could have hosted so many video games? While for many developers Colorado seems to be synonymous with little more than "snow," these games will take you everywhere from explosive recreations of '90s blockbusters to wholesome educational progra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    10 video games set in Colorado

    Today's release date for Forza Horizon for Xbox, which takes place entirely in Colorado, got us thinking: In over forty years of video-game history, there had to have been a few other games set in the Centennial State. Little did we know, a veritable mountain of electronic entertainment has depicte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Neon Indian: "Around the time I start to write a record, I stop listening to new music altogether."

    Neon Indian (due tonight at the Bluebird Theater) got a boost early in its career by online media, and by the time of the act's first album, Psychic Chasms was released, there was a pretty big buzz around his blend of synth-driven, R&B inflected pop songs. Alan Palomo and company went on to tour wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    Medical marijuana dispensary review: Advanced Medical Alternatives (AMA)

    ​Call it a byproduct from years of being made to feel like a felon, but I'm not the biggest fan of police. I've met a few cool cops. Still, most of them view my life as a crime in progress -- which is why I've subconsciously been avoiding shops near the downtown police station, including Advan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    SIN CAR is our browser game of the week

    ​Sometimes it's the simplest things that tug on our play-strings. Kenta Cho's SIN CAR does just that by providing an incredibly simple but impossible-to-resist premise that makes it incredibly difficult to walk away from the mouse for even just a few minutes. The basics are easy to grasp: you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Artist Joseph Coniff on hippies, the Tony Tiger deathmatch and getting all that gold

    Self Portrait. ​Joseph Coniff's about to experience his first solo art opening, This is What it's Like , at RULE Gallery this Friday, August 5. He specializes in photography and sculpture, and his show will feature about eight pieces from both spectrums. What makes Coniff special, RULE owner ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    10 things to do for $10 this weekend, May 6-8, 2011

    ​While you're waiting for your Cinco de Mayo hangover to go away, you might want to start planning your (accidental) three-day weekend. Thankfully, there is plenty for you to do this weekend, even if you need to stay away from booze for a few days. We've got poetry, comics, chocolate, art open ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    Comment of the day: "I pity the foo!"

    ​David Sirota may have an ironic side -- his new book Back to Our Future, an examination of how '80s pop culture influenced the politics of today, has plenty of smirking affection for the cultural detritus of the past -- but he's still at heart a pundit, and as such, the book's nostalgia is ul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    Today: Ian Bogost lectures on video game theory and doing nothing

    Look, ma, I'm engaging new media!​As a cultural construct, video games are better known for blowing shit up and somehow causing rape than as a scholarly pursuit. Still, like any other form of entertainment, video games engage us, capture our attention and, perhaps, alter the way we see the wor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    David Sirota: AM 760 host and columnist named one of 30 media heroes by The Nation

    David Sirota.​It's been a big month for AM 760 host David Sirota. First, his first child, Isaac, was born. Now, he's been named one of thirty "media heroes" by The Nation, placing 21st on a roster topped by MSNBC's Rachel Maddow. And, as a bonus, he's also completed his latest book, Back to O ... More >>

  • News

    November 26, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Coolest thing ever spotted

    You're looking at a custom synthesizer built into the casing of a classic Atari 400 computer. Combining my love of synthesizers, custom-built gear, obsolete computers and 8-bit style sound in one small package, this thing is like my dream instrument. It's a one-of-a-kind masterpiece from Fridgebuzz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2008
  • Blogs

    December 10, 2007

    Japanese Awesome and Other Assorted Goodies

    Here's a selection of the best of last week's music blogging from around the Village Voice chain: The magic of a Melt Banana set is put into these words: "reminded me of the sound FX on that old Atari game Asteroids, hopped up on speed" and "knows how to assault their instruments without raping t ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    March 8, 2007

    No Replay for Wii Play

    There's not much besides an extra controller to these mini-games.

  • Home Entertainment

    August 10, 2006

    Ant Wussy

    Get out the magnifying glass. It's time to burn a game.

  • News

    March 16, 2006

    Ticket to Ride

    After thirty years, Squaw Pass is ready to make a comeback as Echo Mountain Park.

  • Home Entertainment

    February 16, 2006

    Torino It Off

    This horrible Winter Olympics game doesn't even medal.

  • Home Entertainment

    January 26, 2006

    Exit the Matrix

    The Matrix: Path of Neo is more chop suey than chopsocky.

  • Home Entertainment

    January 19, 2006

    Monkey Shines

    Peter Jackson's King Kong earns its crown.

  • Music

    June 30, 2005

    The Juan Maclean

    Less Than Human (DFA/Astralwerks)

  • News

    May 13, 2004

    Stalking the Bogeyman

    Coming to grips with the killer inside me.

  • Goods & Services

    March 25, 2004
  • Music

    November 27, 2003

    Lab Dance

    George & Caplin's mutant electronica is the sound of science.

  • Calendar

    July 17, 2003

    Game On

    Mr. Pacman presents futuristic fashion

  • Music

    January 2, 2003

    The Home Team

    Local artists put out a wealth of good music this year. Step right up and read all about it.

  • Dining

    August 15, 2002
  • Music

    August 15, 2002

    Mother of Invention

    Mazzy Star's Hope Sandoval warms up to a new project.

  • Music

    August 8, 2002

    Local Color

    Backbeat writers weigh in on local CDs

  • Calendar

    April 4, 2002
  • Music

    November 29, 2001

    Heavy Mettle

    Harlan Hendrickson wants to prove that '80s rock and roll is not noise pollution.

  • Music

    October 4, 2001


    Mr. Pacman scores at a newly opened Monkey Mania.

  • Music

    October 4, 2001

    That Fleeting Feeling

    The music of the Bobby Collins Death Metal Armada is just what you'd expect: light, funny, pop-laden and free.

  • Music

    July 19, 2001


    Metro (S.H.A.D.O.)

  • Music

    November 4, 1999

    Master of His Domain

    With 404 Not Found, Todd Bradley creates computer music that's simply eclectrifying.

  • Music

    December 4, 1997
  • Music

    September 4, 1997

    There's a Riot Going On

    The members of Atari Teenage Riot don't think the times are changing fast enough.

  • Music

    August 7, 1997
  • News

    October 10, 1996

    Game Over

    Atari aficionado Rick Trotter finally faces reality: His beloved has joined the ranks of the eight-track and the Betamax.

  • Music

    July 6, 1994