Official Atari T-shirts
Atari themselves provide a whole range of shirts through their Amazon store. If you want to order your tee through a trusted supplier then Atari is a pretty safe bet.
You can see many more Retro Gaming T-shirt ideas here at SimplyEighties.com.
Founded in 1972, Atari was a pioneer of the video gaming industry, creating legendary games such as Pong, Asteroids and Missile Command, and also the highly successful 2600 console. The name lives on in 2017, of course, and what better way to pay homage to this retro gaming giant than with a T-shirt?
These tees are ideal for wearing to gaming events and conventions, 80s fancy dress or just wearing as a cool retro T-shirt. By far, the biggest range we have seen is at Amazon.
The range of tees available with the Atari logo on is actually huge, which proves that the demand for them is certainly still very strong indeed.
There is also a nice range of designs available at ebay where the prices are very competitive.
If you're looking for unique T-shirts (by independent artists) then try redbubble. Here you will find designs that can't be bought anywhere else. They also ship worldwide.
There are also many tees featuring old Atari games from the 80s.
This design is a recent arrival at Amazon and is produced by Atari themselves. Missile Command was one of my favourite games from the early 8-bit era, and as with many games from the 1980s, it was simple but highly addictive. This tee is also available at the U.S. Amazon, but is being sold by Trevco.
Indeed, who could forget one of the worst video games of all time? It would be easy to blame the programmer, but he had less than six weeks to produce the game in time for the Christmas. The result was a complete disaster for Atari, and helped to trigger the video game industry crash of 1983. This amusing T-shirt to commemorate the occasion is available from Redbubble.com and is available for men and women in sizes from small to X-Large and a choice of colours.
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This royal blue tee with circle logo certainly stands out from the crowd and would look great at any gaming event. It's available in adult sizes up to 2XL at Amazon UK (see link above) and Amazon.com in the U.S.
Baseball style shirts always look pretty cool and this one by Atari themselves is one of the best designs I've seen. It has a very authentic vintage style and is available for sizes Small to XX-Large. Now, for some reason they do not supply this design to the UK. However, a baseball design is supplied in two colours by Shirtshub, although it doesn't have the distressed/faded look.
Where retro gaming clothing is concerned, Atari T-shirts certainly remain my favourite choice, although that's probably because I grew up playing around with many different Atari consoles and home computers during the 80s and into the 90s - I really miss my 800XL.
This Pong T-shirt by Ripple Junction featuring the original 1970s logo is a very cool and quirky idea and ideal if you're after something a little different. Pong was one of the earliest arcade games and was released by Atari into the arcades way back in 1972. I could not find this design on the UK Amazon store, but I have seen it on ebay among many other designs bassed on Pong.
See all Atari Pong T-shirts on ebay (UK, US, Canada, Australia)
You may also like this official Atari design which is also available in the UK in sizes up to 5XL.
A great place to find original and uncommon T-shirt designs in Redbubble.com. They ship worldwide, and I have bought many 80s related Tees from there store, including a very cool Cafe 80s T-shirt from the Back To The Future movie.
This is just a small example of what is available. All tees are available for both Men and Women and come in a range of colours and sizes, and also different types of clothing including V necks, baseball shirts, sweatshirts etc.
By the way, keep scrolling through the designs on their site as many of the best ones don't appear at the top of the first page.
If you owned an Atari 2600 console then this design may be to your liking.
I found this unique design at Etsy which has been highly rated by customers
Here is my pick of favourite designs from the Amazon U.S. and UK stores...
This official Centipede T-shirt is really eye-catching. Unfortunately, it is not available at the U.S. store, although a similar design is available for kids by Ripple Junction