AtGames Flashback BOOM!…I mean Blast.

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    Lower price point than the Legends Flashback, AtGames is flooding the market with these puppies for Christmas this year. [LINK]

    Flashback Blast

    The Blast! series of HDMI dongle and wireless controller bundles features eight to 20 classic titles per model. These new hardware products will be available at major U.S. and Canada retailers on Oct. 1, 2018.

    “This upcoming range of products represents an unprecedented value for families and gamers of all types,” says Dr. Ping-Kang Hsiung, CEO of AtGames. “With a wide selection of innovative, expandable HDMI dongle and wireless controller products with fun-to-play games of every type, there’s truly something here for everyone.”

    The Blast! family includes the Atari Flashback Blast! Vol. 1, Atari Flashback Blast! Vol. 2, Activision Flashback Blast!, Legends Flashback Blast! and Bandai Namco Flashback Blast!, all of which come with a USB-powered HDMI dongle that plugs directly into the TV and an ergonomic six-button wireless gamepad. The Atari Flashback Blast! Vol. 3 swaps the wireless gamepad for a pair of wireless game paddles, which are specially optimized for its selection of classic paddle and ball games.

    Atari Flashback Blast! Vol. 1 features 20 Atari 2600 classics like Centipede, Millipede and Yars’ Revenge. Atari Flashback Blast! Vol. 2 features 20 Atari 2600 classics like Adventure, Asteroids and Missile Command. Atari Flashback Blast! Vol. 3. features 20 Atari 2600 paddle-based classics like Breakout, Pong and Warlords. The Activision Flashback Blast! features 20 of the most iconic Activision home classics, including Pitfall!, H.E.R.O. and River Raid. The Legends Flashback Blast! features Space Invaders and an additional 11 favorites like Burnin’ Rubber and Jungle Hunt. The Bandai Namco Flashback Blast! features eight arcade mainstays, including Pac-Man, Galaga and Dig Dug.

    Every Blast! includes high-definition video output, an intuitive menu system, save and resume game functionality and the ability to rewind a game in progress to recover from a play misstep. An optional second wireless gamepad can be purchased for games that support two players.

    Blast! family products retail for $19.99-$39.99.

    Sigh. Everyone double check the manuals and make sure they didn’t…um…”quote” Phosphor Dot Fossils like those other guys did a few years back.

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    Pre-order links have begun appearing, but are not yet active; I’ve gone ahead and posted them in the Store.

    Full game list from the Activision Blast:

    1. Atlantis
    2. Beamrider
    3. Chopper Command
    4. Cosmic Commuter
    5. Crackpots
    6. Decathlon
    7. Dragster
    8. Enduro
    9. Fishing Derby
    10. Freeway
    11. Frostbite
    12. H.E.R.O.
    13. Keystone Kapers
    14. Megamania
    15. Pitfall!
    16. Pressure Cooker
    17. River Raid
    18. Seaquest
    19. Stampede
    20. Starmaster

    Full game list from Atari Blast Vol. 1 (Centipede cover art):

    1. 3-D Tic-Tac-Toe
    2. Air-Sea Battle
    3. Bowling
    4. Centipede
    5. Desert Falcon
    6. Dodge ‘Em
    7. Fatal Run
    8. Golf
    9. Human Cannonball
    10. Millipede
    11. Miniature Golf
    12. Radar Lock
    13. Save Mary
    14. Sprint Master
    15. Swordquest: Earthworld
    16. Swordquest: Fireworld
    17. Swordquest: Waterworld
    18. Tempest
    19. Yars’ Return
    20. Yars’ Revenge

    Full game list from Atari Blast Vol. 2 (Asteroids cover art):

    1. Adventure
    2. Adventure II
    3. Asteroids
    4. Atari Video Cube
    5. Championship Soccer
    6. Crystal Castles
    7. Double Dunk
    8. Gravitar
    9. Haunted House
    10. Maze Craze
    11. Missile Command
    12. Off The Wall
    13. RealSports Baseball
    14. RealSports Tennis
    15. Secret Quest
    16. Sky Diver
    17. Sub Commander
    18. Surround
    19. Video Chess
    20. Video Pinball

    Full game list from Atari Blast Vol. 3 (paddle controller):

    1. Backgammon
    2. Blackjack
    3. Breakout
    4. Canyon Bomber
    5. Circus Atari
    6. Demons to Diamonds
    7. Night Driver
    8. Steeplechase
    9. Street Racer
    10. Stunt Cycle
    11. Super Breakout
    12. Video Olympics (Basketball)
    13. Video Olympics (Foozpong)
    14. Video Olympics (Handball)
    15. Video Olympics (Hockey)
    16. Video Olympics (Pong)
    17. Video Olympics (Quadrapong)
    18. Video Olympics (Super Pong)
    19. Video Olympics (Volleyball)
    20. Warlords

    (They milked Video Olympics for 8 out of the 20 games? Eh…..)

    Full game list from Legends Flashback Blast:

    1. BurgerTime
    2. Burnin’ Rubber
    3. Escape It!
    4. Front Line
    5. Jungle Hunt
    6. Lock ‘n’ Chase
    7. Miss It!
    8. Polaris
    9. Shield Shifter
    10. Space Raid
    11. Space Invaders
    12. Strip Off!

    Full game list from Bandai Namco Flashback Blast:

    1. Dig Dug
    2. Galaga
    3. Galaxian
    4. Mappy
    5. Pac-Man
    6. Pac-Mania (Walmart edition only)
    7. Tower of Druaga (non-Walmart edition only)
    8. Sky Kid
    9. Xevious

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