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Ataribox - Atari's new console

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by LESS T_T, Jul 17, 2017.

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    The current Atari (which is thinly related to the original Atari, Inc) revealed some details about their new console Ataribox.

     
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    Hey Atari!

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    See that giant slot in the middle there? The one from one of your earlier models?

    Put that on your new Atari box. Fully working, fully compatible with your entire cartridge catalog from the old Atari line. Then you have a seller on your hands.

    Otherwise your little box is nothing but a hipster toy that'll end up on eBay with a 300% mark-up.
     
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    Because they want to market it to hipsters, there will not be one of those ports so old plebs can play cartridges. I'm sure they think a slot would ruin the console's "aesthetic". Perhaps they will release a cartridge reader that plugs into the USB port, though.

    From the announcement:

    By "current gaming content" I am guessing they mean offering shovelware prestigious android tablet ports like they did on the OUYA.
     
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    The wooden one is at least one of the best looking consoles to ever get released.
    As for the rest; yeah I'm sure some Ouya kind of thing.
     
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    I'm sure the goal is to sell old games for five bucks a pop, similar to Nintendo's Virtual Console. A cartridge slot would probably run counter to that.
     
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    Another scam from our old friends, the French ...

    I guess that LQBT social casino isnt working too well ... what a damn shame.
     
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    "or fucking anything, really. But we CAN tell you this: it will look sweet"

    Oh right, it reminds me of this classic.

     
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    Can't wait to play some Atari 2600 classics.
     
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    "Current Gaming Content" - surely not PS4/XBone content.

    I expect something akin to SHIELD / Switch hardware in there - the question remains if it will be an Ouya 2 for mobile games or tries to imitate Nintendo with own Atari titles. It already has been proven that there's no need for an Ouya (and almost all streaming boxes (Apple TV, Fire Stick) have mobile titles on them already, so they'd need to produce something unique and focus on the core crowd who buys such a niche product.
     
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    Well atleast its sexy. But why? And why no rainbow logo? It's a 3D render at this point. Do they think morans are going to pre-order a mock up? LUL.
     
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    Ass whiff Ataribox wasn't awesome enough... Sega Uranus has been announced:

     
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    At least you could use it for firework when the apocalypse come.
     
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    Got this shit in my email today:
    http://archive.is/wUlI8
    That's got the dumbest shit I've seen... this week.

     
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