[UPDATED] AtGames unveils new lineup of classic gaming hardware

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Between the four consoles and two portable gaming systems, there’s sure to be something for gamers of all ages.

Given the popularity — and scarcity — of the NES Classic Mini, there’s no doubt that classic gaming is still very popular. Whether it’s nostalgia for games of yesteryear or introducing a new generation to the classics, there are other options on the market if you weren’t able to snag an NES Classic. Granted, unless you want to build your own your choices are more or less relegated to Atari and Sega classics and AtGames has you covered with a new lineup of classic gaming hardware due out this fall.

UPDATED (06/21/2017): Added videos for the Atari Flashback 8 Gold and Sega Genesis Flashback below.

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“We are excited to partner with AtGames again to release three new gaming systems,” said Fred Chesnais, Chief Executive Officer, Atari. “The new hardware includes a robust collection of classic games and features which will give our audiences many options to relive the golden age of gaming at home or on the go.”

So just what does AtGames have in store? The Atari Flashback 8 Gold and Classic Game Consoles have you covered on the Atari side, while the Sega Genesis Flashback and Classic Game Consoles allow you to play a range of Sega classics. The company has also announced the Atari Flashback Portable Game Player and the Ultimate Portable Game Player so you can take your classic gaming out and about.

The all-new Atari Flashback® 8 Gold features 120 built-in all-time favorites while the Atari Flashback® 8 Gold Activision Edition has 130 Atari 2600 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 returns in a new value-priced edition, complete with 105 all-time favorites. Amazing new additions to the game line-up include Activision legends 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.

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The Atari Flashback 8 Classic Game Console.

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™. Other blockbuster games include Dig Dug™, Pitfall!™, and Frogger™, and you can even add your own games with an optional SD card. 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.

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The Atari Flashback Portable Game Player.

The all-new Sega Genesis Flashback has a stunning new design, reminiscent of the original console, and features 85 built-in games as well as an integrated cartridge port that plays almost all of your favorite Sega Genesis and Mega Drive original cartridges. Built-in all-time favorites include the Sonic™ series, Mortal Kombat™ series, Phantasy Star™ series, and Shining Force™ series games. Two new high performance 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.

The Classic Game Console returns 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.

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The Sega Genesis Classic Game Console.

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. You can even add your 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.

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The Ultimate Portable Game Player.

Between the four consoles and two portable gaming systems, there’s sure to be something for gamers of all ages. Pricing has yet to be announced but the systems should be available for preorder starting in July and are expected to be in stores in September.

What do you think about the AtGames Atari and Sega consoles and portable players? Are you going to be picking up one or more? Let us know in the comments below or on Google+, Twitter, or Facebook.

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