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New Atari console?
« on: June 18, 2017, 05:48:44 am »
Apparently Atari is working on a new console, called the Ataribox, which apparently has a design with wood-like case parts, like the 2600 had. I wonder if it will really be a new console, an Atari 2600/7800 clone or just another Flashback with no cartridge slot?

http://www.ign.com/articles/2017/06/17/e3-2017-atari-teases-new-game-console-called-ataribox
http://www.tvanouvelles.ca/2017/06/16/atari-prepare-une-nouvelle-console-1


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Re: New Atari console?
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2017, 11:27:27 am »
Can't help feeling this project will be a failure (the wood part sounds dodgy) unless it is based on 8-bit or 16-bit technology. It says it is PC-based

Makes me feel like i wanna cry, a bit like when the Atari Lynx was unsuccessful, despite being technologically superior to the Gameboy and the Game Gear

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Re: New Atari console?
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2017, 07:29:02 am »
Sounds like some sort of woodgrain Steam Machine. Which would totally be awesome.

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Re: New Atari console?
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2017, 07:31:47 am »
I'm not expecting anything but I am excited to see what they're making. If they can come up with something competitively priced I'm sure it can take off.
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Re: New Atari console?
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2017, 02:44:40 am »
Steam machine built and made and designed and then steam designed for emulating retro games madde by atari? I'm no retro games fanatic but that would be pretty cool.
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