When Old Meets New: PS4Retro

Thought I’d knock the dust off this blog today, it’s been a long time!

So I saw a tweet by John Carmack the other day, he posted a picture of an old Atari 2600 sitting atop the new Sony PS4:


My mind filled with both wonder and nostalgia at the sight. The venerable Atari had a whopping 128 bytes of ram, running a 6507 blazing away at 1.19mhz. It was my first console, and I loved the thing. I can’t help but marvel at the technological leaps and engineering wizardry since then. I also can’t help but imagine a diabolical mash-up seeing those two consoles so close together! So, I fired up Photoshop and this is where my imagination took me:

The more I stare at it, the more I want it. If only I had some case modding skills! Hope you new PS4 owners and Atari fans of yore get a kick out of it :)

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3 Comments

  1. CPT Carl
    Posted December 4, 2013 at 3:32 pm | Permalink

    I am a huge Atari 2600 fan and an avid collector.

    I. LOVE. THIS! Would buy it just to add to my collection!

    WOW, good job.

    • Phantom Fighter
      Posted December 5, 2013 at 6:43 pm | Permalink

      Thanks, CPT Carl :)

  2. Posted January 9, 2014 at 5:16 am | Permalink

    Can I preorder one of those? ;)

    I hope SONY sees this and decides to do a special editions. With due credits, of course!

    Great job!

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