Want some classic gaming on the go? AtGames has announced that it has released a new slew of plug & play consoles, starting with its cartridge-based Blast! line, which will retail from $19.99 to $39.99. The company has also announced that it will release a legends Flashback console with 50 classic games built-in the console.
The Blast! family includes the Atari Flashback Blast! Vol. 1, Atari Flashback Blast! Vol. 2, Activision Flashback Blast!, Legends Flashback Blast!, and Bandai Namco Flashback Blast!, all of which come with a USB-powered HDMI dongle that plugs directly into your TV, and an ergonomic six-button wireless gamepad. The Atari Flashback Blast! Vol. 3 swaps the wireless gamepad for a pair of wireless game paddles, which are specially optimized for its selection of classic paddle and ball games.
Atari Flashback Blast! Vol. 1 features 20 Atari 2600 classics like Centipede, Millipede, and Yars’ Revenge. Atari Flashback Blast! Vol. 2 features 20 Atari 2600 classics like Adventure, Asteroids, and Missile Command. Atari Flashback Blast! Vol. 3. features 20 Atari 2600 paddle-based classics like Breakout, Pong, and Warlords. The Activision Flashback Blast! features 20 of the most iconic Activision home classics, including Pitfall!, H.E.R.O., and River Raid. The Legends Flashback Blast! features Space Invaders and an additional 11 favorites like Burnin’ Rubber and Jungle Hunt. The Bandai Namco Flashback Blast! features 8 arcade mainstays, including Pac-Man, Galaga, and Dig Dug.
Every Blast! includes high definition video output, an intuitive menu system, save and resume game functionality, and the ability to rewind a game in progress to recover from a play misstep. An optional second wireless gamepad can be purchased for games that support two-players.
In addition, AtGames has also announced a new console with some classic legends included:
AtGames also announced the “Legends Flashback” console featuring a classic selection of 50 built-in games and includes two six button controllers. This new console is now available at major North America retailers everywhere. Games included are such hits as Tetris, Galaga, 1942, BurgerTime, Dig Dug, Ghouls ‘n Ghosts, Mega Man and Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers.
The Legends Flashback features 50 built-in arcade and home games that have become legendary thanks to their timeless fun and endless replay value. These games include such hits as Tetris®, Galaga, 1942, BurgerTime, Dig Dug, Ghouls ‘n Ghosts, Mega Man, Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers, and so much more! Other impressive features of the Legends Flashback include high definition 720p video output with scan line filtering, an intuitive menu system, save and resume game functionality, and the ability to rewind a game in progress to recover from a play misstep. Two ergonomic six-button gamepads are included for one or two player action.
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