Daily Archives: August 14, 2012

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The Beach Boys Go Disco?

In the late ‘70s, disco was so dominant that it seemed it would last forever. Many older acts panicked, and quickly jumped on the bandwagon to stay relevant, leaving behind some bizarre pop cultural relics. For example: the Beach Boys. In 1979, the band recorded an 11-minute disco version of […]

David Crane’s new (Jungle) Adventure

David Crane, best known for co-founding Activision and designing and programming such games as Laser Blast, Pitfall, Ghostbusters and Little Computer People, is back in the saddle again. In conjuncture with Pitfall’s 30th anniversary, Crane would like to create a modern, 2D “Pitfall-esque” adventure game titled “Jungle Adventure.” Unfortunately he […]