New Intellivision Amico Gamescom trailer gives a glimpse at some of its exclusive games

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  1. Xzi

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    So I guess their whole strategy revolves around hoping that people forget the Nintendo Switch exists? They say they're really pushing the local multiplayer aspect, but can you even connect more than two controllers to this thing? Just seems like a really half-assed concept overall.
     
  2. Crazystato

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    I feel like I just watched an infomercial
     
  3. vincentx77

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    There's a part of me that likes the idea of something like this. I just hate those controllers. Why buttonless? I think that will be a deal-breaker for a lot of retro enthusiasts, who, let's face it, are the people the console is really targeting. I still think I'll be able to get one the following year for $49 or less.
     
  4. smf

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    I'm not sure if I'd buy it, but the games kinda look ok and it's possible they could pull it off if they market it at a good price and don't get too much bad press from trolls.

    I don't like how the teaser cuts quickly from game to game, I'd have preferred if they had prioritized that over the evangelical stuff.

    The games kinda look 3d to me, so I wonder what their "better 2d performance" claim is about.
     
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    This feels like a low budget Kickstarter video. This will be a flop.
     
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    even the music... my god ... it checked ALL the Cringe boxes ... :rofl2:
     
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    How can you possibly flex on 2D graphics? :rofl2:Pushing 8K at 960Hz? What a joke.
     
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    The Google Stadia will be a big flop and failure in the gaming industry. Streaming games will never catch on. Its pure bullshit and over half of the world cant make use of it. I would rather crash an old PC trying to play a very high-res game than to stream it.
     
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    The thing is, I feel like game streaming has potential if done right. It's not something that can flat out replace regular gaming, no, but it's a great alternative or secondary option. Google Stadia for instance fucked themselves with the buying the games yourself + subscription fee, but let's say a service gives you an entire library (Netflix) with just the subscription fee, I think that could take off. And I do hope one day, Internet will be unlimited and fast all over the world.

     
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    Not gonna lie, it reminds me of one of those shitty £10 game consoles that come with 100's of "retro" games. Not interested in the slightest.
     
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    I get the feeling that they'll fleece the early adopters because they don't believe in the idea enough to fully fund it themselves.

    I'm interested in how much of a market share they get in the next ten years and whether they'll keep hold of it.
     
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    I doubt it, it's Google we're talking about here, they have more than enough money and existing resources (servers).
     
  13. CMDreamer

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    This looks very interesting.

    Long ago, I played with the original Intellivision (from a cousin of mine). It's games were very similar to Atari ones, but some were really fun.

    Looks like those old games are being... (don't want to use the very same therm gaming industry uses nowadays for every remake they make, but...) remastered. (Ouch!).
    Just hope those games are not as crappy and junky as most remakes gaming industries make on current gen consoles.
     
  14. MicmasH_W

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    I have that Ipega controller - if you replace the silicon pads it is pretty damn good. Full analog sticks, but you gotta flip the switch on the side.
     
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    They have enough money, but unless they get the cost down then it's not going to last. Google drop projects all the time.
     
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    yeup... he's also behind about 8 pounds of bronzer too
     
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    Exactly why Google Stadia and its cloud gaming are an abortion. If it was pay monthly, get access to games instead of paying for each one, I wouldn't be opposed as much. Paying to stream a game that will no longer be accessible later on is lame.
     
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  18. Orangy57

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    Those controllers look real weird, but at least they're trying something different even if it'll be a flop
     
  19. UltraSUPRA

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    I'll take it.
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    Because worm.
     
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    Atari should hire his cousin Steve Tyler for aggressive marketing.
     
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