17 Facts About Atari Flashback


Atari Flashback series are a line of dedicated video game consoles designed, produced, published and marketed by AtGames under license from Atari SA.

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The Atari Flashback was designed to resemble a smaller version of the 7800.

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Each subsequent home console in the series is modeled after the 2600, and the original Atari Flashback is the only one that includes games from the 7800 library.

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Atari Flashback 2 was released in 2005, and includes 40 built-in games.

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The Atari Flashback 3 was released in 2011, and was the first in the series to be manufactured by AtGames.

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The Atari Flashback 7 debuted in 2016, and includes the same games as its predecessor, but features Frogger as an additional game.

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Several variations of the Atari Flashback 8 were released in 2017, including the Gold edition, which introduces scan line filtering, a gameplay rewind feature, and HDMI output.

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Original Atari Flashback was released in November 2004, with a retail price of $45.

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Atari Flashback praised the controllers for their reduced size, finding them more comfortable to use, but he was disappointed that they are incompatible with the original 7800.

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Atari Flashback 2 was released in August 2005, as an improved version of its predecessor.

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Atari Flashback recreated the original Atari hardware on a single chip, allowing games to run as they originally did.

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In 2011, Atari Interactive filed a $30 million lawsuit against Tommo, accusing the latter of knowingly selling pirated Flashback 2 consoles.

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Atari Flashback 3 was manufactured by AtGames, and was released in September 2011.

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Atari Flashback X was released in 2019 and attempts to capitalize on the mini console trend, started by releases like the NES Classic Edition and Sega Genesis Mini, by being a near perfect physical replica of an Atari 2600 in miniature form.

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Third edition of the Atari Flashback Portable was released by AtGames in September 2018.

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Fourth edition of the Atari Flashback Portable was released by AtGames in September 2019.

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Atari Flashback Classics is a video game compilation of various Atari games, split into three volumes.

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