Fog at Liverpool Airport caused disruption, with flights being cancelled Bride-to-be Marilyn Williams, 21, saw her honeymoon delayed for groom Mark Marshall's charity rowing race against the Gas Board, at Crosby's Marine Lake - the morning after their wedding We're turning the clock back 33 years to the launch of the ECHO as a tabloid newspaper this week in 1983 - and today we're recalling some of the more unusual stories from that week readers the chance to win 'the very latest in home video games entertainment', a CBS Colecovision
system, complete with free Donkey Kong cartridge.
After that night, our crew grew incrementally to resemble a pack of zombie-eyed preteens wild with the night's musk, liberated from our circuits between school and ColecoVision
Thanksgiving Day-only specials included Sega, Atari, Colecovision
or Intellivision gaming consoles for $28; 12-packs of Pepsi or Mountain Dew cans for $2.
The Internet Archive presently hosts games from five early systems, including the Atari 2600 and 7800, the ColecoVision
, the Magnavox Odyssey, and the short-lived Astrocade.
Long-obsolete consoles like the ColecoVision
that powered 'Donkey Kong' and the Commodore 64 that made 'Attack of the Mutant Camels' possible are encased in Plexiglass display boxes like pharaonic Egyptian artefacts.
As video games crept into my life in middle school, we still were playing Atari, ColecoVision
, and Intellivision.
Shane Poon, who oversees the store's day-to-day operations, has been a gamer since the Atari and ColecoVision
En 1982 aparecio un equipo mucho mas potente que el 2600 de Atari: el Colecovision
, en tanto que seguian apareciendo juegos para computadoras personales como las Apple II, Commodore 64 y ZX Spectrum.
Boone took a few community college courses - he meant to become a firefighter - but he was schooled by Atari, ColecoVision
Laservision, betamax Skywriting 78-rpm records 8-track tapes Colecovision
Intellivision Teddy Ruxpin The Altair 8800, Amiga 500, Apple I, II, IIc, IIe, II+, IIgs, III, Apple Lisa, Apple Lisa MacXL, Commodore C64, Commodore Pet, IBM XT, IBM Portable, IBM PCjr, Intertek Superbrain II, Kaypro 2x, Osborne 1, Tandy 1000, Tandy 1000SL, TRS-80, and hundreds of other personal computers
Previously, he was Senior Vice President of Marketing for Coleco Toys, the original company behind the Cabbage Patch Kids and ColecoVision
The museum will also feature the early 1980s consoles such as the Atari 2600, the Intellivision and Colecovision
and move on to today's multi-faceted home gaming systems.