• Ataribox retro mini-console plays current and classic games

    5 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Atari, in the hope of emulating the success of Nintendo's Mini NES and Mini SNES , has unveiled the Ataribox-a modern console inspired by the legendary Atari 2600, which was first released in 1977.
    While technical details on the Ataribox are slim, Atari-or at least, the company that now goes by the Atari name after the original Atari went bankrupt in 2013-has revealed that the console will come in both red/black and wood editions, the latter paying homage to the 1977 original.
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  • Ataribox is the latest retro revival to hit you with a modern-twist nostalgia kick

    Ataribox is the latest retro revival to hit you with a modern-twist nostalgia kick

    5 days ago - By Tech Radar

    The NES Mini (soon to be followed by Nintendo's SNES Mini ) opened the floodgates for a retro-console revival - reworked versions of classic machines with all the mod-cons you'd require to play today. At E3 a resurrected Atari teased its own entry into the market - the Ataribox - and now it's given us a few more details on what to expect from it. Taking its cues from the Atari 2600, the company is planning on releasing two versions of the machine - one with the classic black and wood panelling design, and another with red accents. Each will have a raised back and 'ribbing', making it...
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