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Re: Atari making consoles again
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2017, 08:10:02 am »
Bring it on!  8)

Saw this on the back of a 12" single I got the other day:

"KINGBOY D PLAYS GIBSON 330" ● "ROCKMAN ROCK PLAYS ATARI"



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Re: Atari making consoles again
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2017, 09:44:09 am »
I love Atari.  I hope it's something new and not just another console that runs old Atari games.  There are already several of those and I have 100 Atari games on Steam.  I could go for a new console that plays new games.  Atari got out of that race in the early '90s, but they've hung on by being a software only company.  They could shock the world by coming out with a brand new console that plays modern games.  Or do like Nintendo does, have your console play modern games and have a virtual console for playing classic games.

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Re: Atari making consoles again
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2017, 05:12:00 pm »
Yep will be interesting to see where they go with this.
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Re: Atari making consoles again
« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2017, 05:20:18 pm »
I was never really into consoles but if any would make me check them out it would be a new Atari one. I was a happy user of the Atari ST in the 90s. I wasn't even aware that Infogrames had become Atari and they were still going.

If they're trolling us with some old 80s games the backlash would be immense  :o


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« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2017, 01:40:14 pm »
Gaming 😥! The only thing I know about Atari is... Atari teenage riot!

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Re: Atari making consoles again
« Reply #6 on: June 20, 2017, 01:51:59 pm »
You're showing your age there pin .. or lack thereof :)

But yeah the "Atari" in "Atari Teenage Riot" is the same one.
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Re: Atari making consoles again
« Reply #7 on: June 20, 2017, 09:59:50 pm »
That was just a bad joke, sorry 🤐...
of course I know about Atari,... and that the band got the name from it.
I never got into gaming though, a lot of old friends playing, but...
back in the mid 80's and early 90's I was more into music than consoles.
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Re: Atari making consoles again
« Reply #8 on: June 21, 2017, 11:15:48 am »
You're showing your age there pin .. or lack thereof :)

No, this is showing your age:

The first video game console I ever played was a brand new Atari 5200.