Activision’s Atari 2600 Classics Now Available on the Atari Flashback 8 Gold Activision Edition
Everything old is new again, so it only makes sense that Activision, one of the oldest publishers out there would bring its considerable retro catalog to bear. How are they doing it? Well like most companies today, they are capturing the nostalgia in a little box and selling it. This time its in an imitation Atari case. Still presumably running android hardware and emulation. The Flash Back 8 has over 150 games from Activision in it. Including Pitfall River Raid, Kaboom!, Spider Fighter all in glorious HD.
The Atari Flashback 8 is not a new console, its been around in drug stores, and toy shelves for quite some time. But, this verision is new. Exclusive to WalMary we now have an Atari system that fianlly has many of the games that made the system great.
The all-new Atari Flashback 8 Gold: Activision Edition features 130 built-in games, including 39 Activision classics made available again for the first time to modern audiences. The all-new Atari Flashback 8 Gold: Activision Edition features 130 built-in games, including 39 Activision classics made available again for the first time to modern audiences. These games include legends like Activisions Pitfall!, which is celebrating its 35th anniversary, as well as many other all-time Atari 2600 classics such as Centipede, Chopper Command, Enduro, and River Raid. – Two, 2.4ghz wireless controllers included – 720p HDMI output – play old time classics on modern TVs – Scanline filtering – Save, pause, and rewind your games – Two legacy controller ports for optional wired joysticks and paddle controllers (sold separately)
In addition to the impressive lineup of Activision titles, the Atari Flashback 8 Gold Activision Edition includes a trove of Atari’s first-party favorites such as Centipede™, Millipede™, Yars’ Revenge, Tempest and more.
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 Activision Edition include 720p HDMI output, scan line filtering, and save/pause/rewind feature functionality.