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Atari and Sega Flashback game consoles and portables announced

Sega Genesis FlashbackAtGames has announced a pair of classic gaming consoles for you retro gaming fans. The great thing is, these pack HDMI and so you get your favourite old-school titles in 720p.

AtGames has announced its Autumn 2017 lineup of classic gaming hardware. This includes new premium HD versions of their classic gaming consoles: the Atari Flashback 8 Gold and the Sega Genesis Flashback.

Each console includes an amazing selection of built-in 16-bit games, as well as an impressive range of features

Sega Genesis Flashback

The latest Sega Genesis from AtGames not only boasts HDMI 720p output, but use a new Genesis 6-button wireless controller.

Its UI uses large, high-resolution boxart to better replicate a digital shelving system and it also features enhanced stereo audio.

Sega Genesis Classic Game ConsoleModern-day features such as save states and scanline filters can also be applied. You can even rewind real-time gameplay in order to undo past mistakes.

With 85 games and cartridge support for most games, anyone with a large Genesis library looking to replay their collection on a modern TV is in for a treat with this.

Built-in all-time favorites include the Sonic series, Mortal Kombat series, Phantasy Star series, and Shining Force series games.

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Atari Flashback 8 Gold

If your gaming history goes even further back (guilty, your honour) then here’s an even bigger blast from the past.

The Atari Flashback 8 Gold brings you a wood grain-style finish for that 70s vibe.

You also get a pair of wireless joysticks and HDMI output.

Atari Flashback 8 GoldFurthermore, the new old-style console allows you to rewind action and gives you the same kind of high-resolution cover art UI to make this feel more like a game collection.

Save states and scanlines are also supported with this device, which has over 120 games included – making it an outstanding value for the money.

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.

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Sega and Atari portables

Both of these portable gamers allow you to add more games via an optional SD card and sport a high res 2.8-inch display.

You can even output your games through your big telly via an optional cable. They are both powered by an in-built rechargeable battery.

Atari Flashback portable

The Atari Flashback Portable Game Player features an amazing selection of 70 built-in games, including the legendary BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment arcade hit, PAC-MAN.

Atari Flashback portableOther blockbuster games include Dig Dug, Pitfall!, and Frogger.

Sega Ultimate portable

The Ultimate Portable Game Player returns with an enhanced selection of 85 built-in 16-bit Sega Genesis and Mega Drive classic games.

Sega Ultimate portableThe selection of blockbuster games include new additions PAC-PANIC and Splatterhouse 2, as well as many more surprises.

Returning for 2017 is save game support for the included Phantasy Star series role-playing games.

Price and availability

I’ve had no word on pricing as yet but these should all appear at “major retailers” this Autumn.

Atari and Sega Flashback game consoles and portables announced

by Jay Garrett time to read: 2 min
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