New Atari and Genesis consoles expected later this year

New Atari and Genesis consoles expected later this year ATGAMES

Retro gamers rejoice!

This fall, AtGames will be releases new high-def versions of their classic gaming consoles: the Atari Flashback 8 Gold and the Sega Genesis Flashback.  Each console includes a selection of built-in Atari 2600 and Sega Genesis 16-bit games, respectively, as well as an impressive range of features such as wireless controllers.  Aditionally, AtGames is also coming out with portable versions of both.

The all-new Atari Flashback 8 Gold features 120 built-in all-time favorites.  Games include legends like Activision’s Pitfall! and Taito’s Space Invaders, as well as many other all-time Atari 2600 classics like Kaboom!, River Raid, Centipede, and Millipede.  Two all new, high performance 2.4ghz wireless controllers, styled after the Atari 2600 originals, are included, as well as two legacy controller ports for optional wired joysticks or paddles.  Other all new features for the Atari Flashback 8 Gold include 720p HDMI output, scan line filtering, and a save/pause/rewind feature for every game.

The Atari Flashback 8 Classic Game Console also returns in a new value-priced edition that comes complete with 105 pre-installed games.  New to the line are Activision titles like Pitfall!, Kaboom!, and River Raid.  Two wired controllers, styled after the Atari 2600 originals, are included, as well as two legacy controller ports to add your own optional wired joysticks or paddles.

For retro gamers who are on the go, AtGames' Atari Flashback Portable Game Player features a selection of 70 built-in games, including the Bandai Namco's PAC-MAN.  Other pre-instaled games include Dig Dug, Pitfall!, and Frogger, and you can even add your own games with an optional SD card.  It also features a build-in rechargeable battery.  Games can be played on the portable’s built-in, high resolution 2.8” display, or on a TV via optional cable.

The new Sega Genesis Flashback has been redesigned to be more reminiscent of the original console.  It features 85 built-in games as and also has a cartridge port that's designed to play almost all available Sega Genesis and Mega Drive original cartridges.  Built-in games include the Sonic series, Mortal Kombat series, Phantasy Star series, and Shining Force series games.  A pair of 2.4ghz wireless controllers, styled after the Sega Genesis originals, are included, as well as two legacy controller ports for optional wired gamepads.  Other new features for the Sega Genesis Flashback include 720p HDMI output, scan line filtering, and a save/pause/rewind feature for every game.

AtGames' Classic Game Console will be making its return this autumn in a new value-priced edition, complete with 81 all-time favorites.  Amazing new additions to the game line-up include role-playing and strategy legends, Shining Force, Shining Force II, and Shining in the Darkness.  Two wired controllers, styled after the Sega Genesis originals, are included, as well as two legacy controller ports to add your own optional wired controllers.

The Ultimate Portable Game Player returns with an enhanced selection of 85 built-in 16-bit Sega Genesis and Mega Drive classic games.  The selection of blockbuster games include new additions PAC-PANIC and Splatterhouse 2, as well as "many more surprises."  Users can even add their own games with an optional SD card.  Returning for 2017 is save game support for the included Phantasy Star series role-playing games.  A built-in, rechargeable battery, means the on-the-go fun never has to end.  Games can be played on the portable’s built-in, high resolution 2.8” display, or on a TV via optional cable.

AtGames says all of the retro gaming devices will be available at all major retailers when they come out this fall.

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