How to Turn Your Room Into an Atari Arcade

How to Turn Your Room Into an Atari Arcade

Joelle Alcaidinho
Dec 15, 2011

Ah vintage video games, a perennial favorite on our pages. After playing with the Atari Arcade for iPad we decided to let it and the Atari of our youth, inspire a post about a room filled with all sorts of Atari homage decor. Whether you're looking for a few pieces for a game room or a gift idea for vintage game loving friend, you're sure to find something among these Atari favorites.

For the Love of Atari

  • Atari Arcade for iPad There is nothing like playing old games on a brand new device, this docking station for iPad from Discovery Bay Games makes it easy to get into your classic arcade favs on the iPad. $60
  • Atari Homage Lamp This lamp discovered on NerdApproved is made out of a dead VCS (Video Computer System) and 10 Atari cartridges.
  • Atari Cartridge Clock The perfect timepiece for any Atari themed room, cartridge clocks similar to the one shown here are from Etsy seller NerdyClocks. $25
  • Asteroids Wall Decals These fantastic wall decals from Blik are perfect for a game room and look so very awesome. $45
  • Space Invaders Couch Of course no Atari themed room is complete without seating and what better fit than a Space Invaders couch? Granted this couch will set you back about $9,000 but it is quite fun.

  • Atari Flashback 3 We would be remiss if we did not include a gaming console that looks very similar to the Atari 2600. The Flashback 3 console includes 60 classic Atari games with 2 iconic Atari joysticks. $62
  • Asteroids Lights Pretty much the perfect mood lighting for any Atari themed room, these Asteroid lamps measure 12" x 11.5" round and can be used as pendant lights with an optional kit. $228
  • Wooden Atari Triptych Pay homage to the classic gaming gods with this beautiful piece of art from Jeff Klarin. Titled "Mothership" this piece is sure to be the highlight of your game room. $1800.
  • Atari Arcade Pint Glasses After a long bout of Atari game playing what better way to satisfy your thirst than with a tasty beverage in some Atari themed drinking vessels? $30
  • Atari Doormat There is truly no more fitting way to welcome guests into your Atari lair than with an Atari inspired Pitfall doormat. $70

What's your favorite Atari themed item?

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