El Segundo, CA, June 9, 2017 (Newswire.com) - AtGames® Digital Media Ltd., a leader in interactive entertainment products; Atari®, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment; and Activision, a leading global producer and publisher of interactive entertainment; today announced the Atari Flashback 8 Gold Activision Edition console that features the greatest Activision published Atari 2600 games along with Atari first party favorites. The console will be available at major retailers in Fall 2017.
The all-new Atari Flashback® 8 Gold Activision Edition features 130 built-in games, including 39 Activision classics. These games include legends like Activision’s Pitfall!, which is celebrating its 35th anniversary, as well as many other all-time Atari 2600 classics like Centipede™, Chopper Command™, Enduro™, and River Raid™. Two 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 and paddle controllers. Other features for the Activision Edition include 720p HDMI output, scan line filtering, and a save/pause/rewind feature for every game.
“Atari is delighted to welcome Activision to the Flashback family,” says Fred Chesnais, Chief Executive Officer, Atari. “Activision created amazing Atari 2600 content that deserves to be enjoyed alongside other contemporary classics by a new generation of gamers.”The Activision Edition is a unique, value-packed premium console that celebrates two of classic gaming's giants together on one of the most iconic consoles of all time. We invite gamers of all generations to have a blast rediscovering the joy of these proven Activision and Atari 2600 classics.
With an expanded product line, including the Atari Flashback® 8 Gold Activision Edition, and smart new features, AtGames is creating a modern home for all things retro gaming with the AtGames Flashback Zone (AFZ). AFZ features an all-star roster of classic publishing partners, including Activision, Atari, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment, Konami, Sega, Taito and Warner Bros., making it, in cooperation with major retailers everywhere, the definitive destination for classic gaming. Thanks to AFZ, celebrating classic gaming heritage has never been easier, whether for nostalgic old-timers or newer generations looking for a taste of the best of the past. Expect these products and many more from AtGames in stores this fall and beyond.
“The Activision Edition is a unique, value-packed premium console that celebrates two of classic gaming’s giants together on one of the most iconic consoles of all time,” says Dr. Ping-Kang Hsiung, CEO of AtGames. “We invite gamers of all generations to have a blast rediscovering the joy of these proven Activision and Atari 2600 classics.”
Atari Flashback® 8 Gold Activision Edition Game List:
3-D Tic-Tac-Toe, Adventure, Adventure II, Air Raiders, Air·Sea Battle, Aquaventure, Armor Ambush, Asteroids®, Astroblast, Atari Climber, Backgammon, Barnstorming™, Basketball, Beamrider™ , Black Jack, Bowling, Boxing™, Breakout®, Bridge™, Canyon Bomber®, Centipede®, Championship Soccer, Checkers, Chopper Command™, Circus Atari®, Combat®, Combat® Two, Cosmic Commuter™, Crackpots™, Crystal Castles®, Dan Kitchen’s Tomcat, Dark Cavern, Decathlon™, Demons to Diamonds™, Desert Falcon, Dodge'Em, Dolphin™, Double Dunk™, Dragster™, Enduro™, Fatal Run, Fishing Derby™, Flag Capture, Football, Freeway™, Frog Pond, Frogs and Flies, Frostbite™, Fun with Numbers, Golf, Grand Prix™ , Gravitar®, H.E.R.O.™, Hangman, Haunted House®, Home Run, Human Cannonball™, Ice Hockey™, Indy 500™, International Soccer™, Kaboom!™, Keystone Kapers™ , Laser Blast™, Maze Craze, Megamania™ , Millipede®, Miniature Golf, Missile Command®, MotoRodeo, Night Driver™, Off The Wall, Oink!™, Outlaw™, Pitfall!™, Plaque Attack™, Pong® (Video Olympics), Pressure Cooker™, Private Eye™, Radar Lock™, Realsports® Baseball, Realsports® Basketball, Realsports® Soccer, Realsports® Volleyball, Return to Haunted House, River Raid™, River Raid II™, Robot Tank™, Saboteur®, Save Mary, Sea Battle™, Seaquest™ , Secret Quest, Skiing™, Sky Diver, Sky Jinks™, Slot Machine, Slot Racers, Solaris, Space Attack™, Space Shuttle™, Space War, Spider Fighter™, Sprintmaster, Stampede™, Star Ship, Star Strike™, Starmaster™ , Steeplechase, Stellar Track™, Street Racer, Submarine Commander®, Super Baseball, Super Breakout®, Super Challenge Baseball, Super Challenge Football, Super Football, Surround, Sword Fight™, Swordquest: Earthworld™, Swordquest: Fireworld™, Swordquest: Waterworld™, Tempest®, Tennis™, Video Checkers, Video Chess, Video Pinball, Warlords®, Wizard, Yars’ Return, Yars’ Revenge®
Atari Interactive, Inc. (www.atari.com) is an interactive entertainment production company. As an iconic brand that transcends generations and audiences, the company is globally recognized for its multi-platform, interactive entertainment and licensed products. Atari owns and/or manages a portfolio of more than 200 games and franchises, including world-renowned brands like Asteroids®, Centipede®, Missile Command®, Pong®, and RollerCoaster Tycoon®.
Atari has offices in New York and Paris.
Senior Marketing Director, Atari
About Activision Publishing, Inc.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Publishing, Inc. is a leading global producer and publisher of interactive entertainment. Activision maintains operations throughout the world and is a division of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), an S&P 500 company. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's website, www.activision.com, or by following @Activision.
AtGames Digital Media Inc. (http://www.atgames.net) is a leader in innovative consumer-oriented interactive entertainment products. The company leverages the latest technology to develop and publish its best-selling classic video game products for worldwide distribution. AtGames is based in Los Angeles, with international offices in Taipei and Shenzhen.
Source: AtGames, Atari, Activision