Internet Archive Now Lets You Play Vintage Console Games




Internet Archive has opened the Console Living Room, a collection of vintage console games from the 1970ies and 1980ies

The site currently lists games from five systems: Atari 2600, Atari 7800 ProSystem, ColecoVision, Magnavox Odyssey and Astrocade. Though the collection is not complete, hundreds of games are available, including classics such as Asteroids, Donkey Kong, Frogger and Dig Dug.

The games are emulated with the use od JSMESS emulator system, meaning you can simply start them in your browser without any additional plugins

Sound isn’t working yet, but Internet Archive promises to enable it “soon.” Besides that, games are fully playable, though some may run a little slow on older machines Read more…

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