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The Activision Action Figures The Atari Age Deserved

We should have gotten action figure tie-ins for every game Activision released on the Atari 2600, but we didn’t, because marketers were stupid back then. Dan from Chicago Toy Collector makes up for the oversight with this killer custom G.I. Joes. Can you guess which figure goes with which game?

Pitfall!’s Creator Likens His Fame To Being A Child Star

Pitfall!’s Creator Likens His Fame To Being A Child Star

There were a lot of one-hit wonders in the 1980s, but David Crane isn’t one of them. The Activision programmer was behind Decathlon for the Atari 2600, Ghostbusters, one of the first great film-to-game adaptations on PC, and later, A Boy and His Blob. But he’ll forever be known as…