1. lordelan

    lordelan GBAtemp Psycho!
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    Huh really? Then what's the reason this even exists?
     
  2. JLsoft

    JLsoft The Joystick Lunatic
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    Ugh, first tainting the 'VCS' moniker, and then they go and slap on one of the sexy computer line's numbers for no reason :(

    Stoppppppp, rights-holders
     
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  3. XDel

    XDel Author of Alien Breed: Projekt Odamex
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    They should sell the case separately.
     
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  5. Hanafuda

    Hanafuda GBAtemp Addict
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    As someone who got an Atari 2600 on Christmas morning when I was in 6th grade, and remembers the video game crash and how desperate we were for years for home gaming better than the Atari, Colecovision, and Intellivision junk, until Nintendo finally came along ... well I just gotta say this is some stupid shit, retro fascination carried to an absurd extreme.
     
  6. teamlocust

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    I just went ahead and bought a dchdmi gdemu Dreamcast instead of this atari shit
     
  7. Zyvyn

    Zyvyn GBAtemp Advanced Maniac
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    with the install other OS option it could make a great emulation machine up to modern consoles
     
  8. Stealphie

    Stealphie GBAtemp Maniac
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    HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA I'M FUCKING DIYING
     
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  9. SamyKn

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    Hahaha , probably they are re-using the same business plan as late ATARI which put them out of business :blink::huh:
    Nobody pays for such low spec gear this high price just for a name :!:
     
  10. GuyInDogSuit

    GuyInDogSuit Your friendly neighborhood guy in a dog suit.
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    I've heard one YouTuber describe this as "an Ouya-level scam and disaster." A lot of other videos support this idea. I dunno. I'm not too excited about this.
     
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  11. HarvHouHacker

    HarvHouHacker GBAtemp's "Official" Wii Rock Band Hacker
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    I think this has been pointed out before, but... $389.99?!?! What, can it wash the dishes, too? This is about as much as a decent laptop computer! Is this thing a video game console, or a personal computer? Does it come with Windows 10? Oh, maybe it's actually a microcomputer revival! Yeah, that would be -

    ...Wait a minute. Microcomputers. Suddenly, it starts to make sense. Back in the days when Atari was king, microcomputers threatened to completely destroy the dedicated video game business. The ZX Spectrum, the Commodore 64, the TRS 80, and of course the Atari 2600. Perhaps the Atari name is going back to its roots, bringing back microcomputers in place of PC towers and dedicated gaming systems. Maybe this is why it has such a large price, because it's a brand new wave of microcomputers.

    Microcomputers are coming back?!? ALL RIGHT! :hrth: :grog: :toot:
    ...But let's don't bring back the cassette format, okay? That was a pain in the neck to use. :(
     
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  12. jesus96

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    Lol we know nostalgia sells but this is just stupid
     
  13. BeastMode6

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    This thing is completely worthless. Why wouldn't you just play these games on your console or PC that you already own? Who is going to make exclusive games for this?

    Even if it was $50 it's still a waste of money.
     
  14. GodFrame

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    I think the console is a little on the expensive side. I wouldn't mind the price if they had the software to back it up, but I don't think 100 retro games is going to cut it for me... A cool collectors item, nonetheless.
     
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  15. JuanMena

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    Like, are you reading the last part of the review, where it clearly states that you can install any OS on it, upgrade RAM and add an HDD?
     
  16. Fugelmir

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    So it can play modern games, but it has 32 gb storage?

    [​IMG]
     
  17. tech3475

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    The only positive things I can say about this is that it looks nice as a HTPC case wise and it can run windows.

    Although the use of ‘sandbox mode’ just makes me think it’s a VM instead of a ‘native’ boot, which for me takes away even that positive.

    Apparently it will have an m.2 slot and use USB for expansion. They’re likely including the bare minimum just to keep costs down.
     
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    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!
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    $80 for a controller when you only need one fucking button to play ANY atari game. they have fucking lost it! :lol:
     
  19. EPgrouch

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    I was thinking about this thing recently since I hadn't heard any news about it in a long time finally some news.
    I am quite disappointed I was hoping atari would make a come back and offer some competition. all this is going to be is another steam/android/linux/emu box something more like a mini pc without a keyboard/mouse and an overpriced knock off M$ controller. :(
     
  20. sarkwalvein

    sarkwalvein There's hope for a Xenosaga port.
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    Well, at least the Ouya was cheap.
     
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