Atari VCS Game Console Spec Review
Quick Guide about the much talked Atari VCS (short for video computer system.)
Alot has been talked about this new controller, but we keep asking what will make Atari’s new system stand out other than brand recognition? Well so far, Geeksng.com has discovered that the company had previously indicated that its upcoming game console would basically be a Linux-powered PC that could play both retro games (including classic Atari titles) and newer games.
According to Forbes, the system has a custom AMD processor and runs a version of Linux, meaning it will be able to play some PC games as well as retro Atari titles. Users will be the ones that will now test this console and give feedback on user-friendliness.
Since the full functionalities of the Atari VCS Game Console has not been revealed, however, its definitely got a big rival, coming up with something better than Nintendo’s mini retro NES Classic Edition and SNES Classic Edition, which by far has met demands of users. The company is showing off Atari VCS prototypes at the Game Developers Conference later this week
Inspired by the iconic silhouette of the original Atari 2600 Video Computer System, the new Atari VCS has already generated considerable excitement within the gaming community. Its skillful blend of modern lines and reverential details, combined with contemporary content technology and new innovation, has evoked positive reactions from Atari fans both new and old. The Atari VCS will, of course, serve up lots of classic content, but it is so much more than a “retro-box.” It is a completely new Atari connected device designed for today’s living room – Forbes reported.
Atari VCS Game Console Features
- custom AMD processor
- Linux-powered PC
- Users can play some PC games
- optional wood panel model
- contemporary content technology
- classic Atari joystick
- Pre-orders will go live in April
- The system itself will come out sometime in 2018
Atari VCS Sale Price
Though a final price has not been announced as of this writing this article, the device will cost between $250 and $300, as speculated.
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