'E.T.,' 'Krull,' 'Gremlins,' and 'Porky's': When Every Movie Was an Atari Game

·Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Entertainment

Back in the early ‘80s, everyone had an Atari 2600 jacked into their TV sets, launching a feeding frenzy among game developers, who looked to Hollywood for source material. They figured a hit movie would equal a hit video game. Boy, were they wrong. But it sure is fun to look back at which games actually worked and which games were 'Porky’s.’