Bait and switch
With Christmas on the way, lots of folks will be tempted to pick up something like the AtGames' Bandai Namco Flashback Blast for their loved ones who enjoy retro gaming. At only $20 with classic Namco arcade titles packed on to a retro style 6 button joypad with an HDMI dongle, this seems like a bargain too good to be true. For the...
Will we ever see a true Sega rival to Nintendo's "Classic Edition" line?
While the recent explosion of mainstream interest in retro gaming can be partly attributed to the popularity of the NES and SNES Classic Edition micro-consoles, seasoned players will be aware that this sector of the market has been bubbling under nicely for the past decade,...
720p, Filters, save states and much more besides
It's fair to say that AtGames doesn't have the best reputation in the realm of clone consoles - which is somewhat ironic when you consider the company has been doing this for years now. Its systems are typically marred by poor emulation, terrible AV output options and ropey audio, but it's trying to...
AtGames has confirmed that it is rolling out three new versions of its "classic" Sega Genesis clone hardware this year, alongside three new Atari-themed systems. Coming this year are the Sega Genesis Flashback, a system we already knew about which features 85 games and support for original cartridges. Wireless controllers and 720p HDMI...
85 games, 720p over HDMI and save states
If you've been following the growth of "clone" consoles over the past decade or so then the name AtGames will instantly ring a bell. This company has been producing licensed hardware clones for years, and has periodically updated its Sega Genesis / Mega Drive line with new features and games, but what it has...
Fixes the big issue with the original system
AtGames' Sega Mega Drive Arcade Ultimate Handheld was the dream machine for hardcore Sega fanboys. Not only did it allow you to play 16-bit classics on the move, it featured SD card support so you could load up even more games - although the rather shady nature of ROM distribution did cause some to frown...
Sega's Master System and Game Gear hardware gets cloned
Nintendo may be fiercely protective of its vintage games and retro hardware, but former rival Sega isn't quite so precious about where its former classics end up these days. We've already seen the likes of Sonic, Golden Axe and Streets of Rage migrate to practically every modern format under...
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