Jon Reddick is a well-credentialed nerd of the 80s, classic game fan, and technology geek. He merged those interests into the creation of GenXGrownUp: a weekly podcast and YouTube channel which explores and celebrates media, games, tech, toys, comics, and pop culture of yesterday and today through the eyes of Generation X'ers.
Atari 2600 Plus Review

Atari 2600+ FULL REVIEW | Is the 2023 Console a Plus or a Minus?

The Atari 2600+ builds on the legacy of the original machine with modern quality of life features such as HDMI output, USB power and multiple screen resolutions, and includes an exact replica of the original CX40+ Joystick. The cartridge slot is backwards compatible with hundreds of original Atari 2600 and 7800 games. The ‘10 Games […]

Atari 2600+ FULL BUNDLE Unboxing!

The Atari 2600+ has started shipping, and after being told it was unlikely we’d be able to receive a reviewers’ bundle, the kind people at PLAION contacted us and reversed that decision. We are so excited to have the opportunity to look not only at the 2600 Plus, but this remarkably well-designed promotional package with […]

Fixing the Top Gamestation Pro Problems | My Arcade, Atari, & More!

Founded in 1972, Atari® changed the way we approached gaming – from the way games were designed to the way they were played. Atari’s iconic games, including Asteroids®, Centipede® and Missile Command® have been played by many millions. Half a century later, Atari® ’s legacy endures. The Gamestation Pro has over 200 games, including Atari® […]

Top Atari 2600+ Cartridges for UNDER FIVE BUCKS!

The Atari 2600+ is just releasing to consumers, which poses and interesting dilemma: since it requires physical media to play games, which games should you be on the lookout for? GenXGrownUp has done the research for you and combined data from multiple resources to identify the ten top-rated Atari 2600 cartridges you can buy loose […]
berzerk recharged live

Berzerk: Recharged! NEW from Atari | WIN a STEAM KEY! | GenXGrownUp Live!

See Berzerk: Recharged a DAY EARLY! Blast your way through an endless maze inhabited by deadly robots and their invulnerable, menacing master Evil Otto. Tag in a friend in local co-op to help you survive this twin-stick revival of an arcade classic. #atari #berzerk #recharged #genxgrownup BUY YOURS SUBSCRIBE MERCH PODCAST […]