Atari one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and interactive entertainment producers — today makes several major announcements about its all-new Atari VCS home gaming and entertainment system during the 2019 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, where it is holding private preview meetings with press, retailers, and content partners. The Atari VCS Official Online Presale is now underway for U.S. customers, with systems and accessories, including retailer-exclusive editions, available for preorder today on GameStop.com, Walmart.com, and AtariVCS.com, for deliveries starting in March 2020. Pricing starts at $249.99 for the Atari VCS 400 Onyx (4GB RAM) Base model … Continue reading Atari Brings the New Atari VCS To E3 2019
The legendary videogames of the 70s, 80s, and 90s are back as AtGames today announced the release of the new premium HD versions of their classic game consoles: the Atari Flashback 8 Gold and the Sega Genesis Flashback. The new systems are available at retailers including Target, GameStop, BestBuy and Walmart.com. Both systems include dozens of classic games, feature HD graphics and include two all new, high performance 2.4ghz wireless controllers, styled after the original Atari 2600 and Sega Genesis consoles. The all new Atari Flashback 8 Gold Activision Edition, featuring classics including Pitfall!, River Raid and Freeway, is now … Continue reading Atari 2600 and Sega Genesis HD Consoles Released
It seems like all the GiN columnists are on vacation. Editor John Breeden is again at the helm, this time for Chella. He’s catching Olympic fever this week, but perhaps more so for those classic track and field games of yesteryear.
Retro gaming may not be popular with everyone, but nobody can deny the joy of booting up and old Atari and reflecting the history of the game industry.