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Atari Flashback

Atari Flashback
alaScore 77

7 reviews

Aug, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the portability. The usability is also mentioned favorably.

usability, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Game Consoles the Atari Flashback is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 7 reviews)

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Atari Flashback Game Console

 

Many of us cherish the memory of playing Atari games in the 1980s; recreate that time with the tiny Atari Flashback Game Console (3 by 2 by 4.5 inches, HWD). Installation is simple; just connect the cables to your TV and you're ready to play 15 games...

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Atari Flashback Classic Game Console

 

Featuring 20 classic games built into the system, Atari Flashback Classic Game Console is a stand-alone piece of hardware that users need only plug into the RCA A/V jacks of their television sets to use. Fans of old-school gaming can experience playing th

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Atari Flashback

 

When we first heard of the Atari Flashback here at GoodGearGuide, it felt like Christmas as an 11 year old once again. But despite our high hopes, Atari has produced a highly frustrating unit, with a poorly designed controller and 20 builtin games that...

Compact, simple AV cables connects directly to television ;

Only 20 games with no expansion options, unresponsive and poorly designed controller, novelty factor wears off very quickly ;

We find it very difficult to recommend this console to anyone but Atari worshippers. And even then, with the limited game selection, be warned that the novelty factor wears off very quickly

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Atari Flashback review

 

Remember that scary movie as a child, the one that gave you nightmares and even perhaps prompted you to hide behind the sofa? I bet if you watched it now, you would laugh at how unscary it was. You might even wonder how you could have even thought it...

two player, powerpack included

games and graphics are rubbish

Nostalgia can be cruel - for purists only

Product Specifications

Relive the 1980s video game revolution! Go back in time with a retro-style game console that includes 20 classic Atari games and two Atari 7800-inspired joysticks! Just plug into your TV, and play away! One or two players can enjoy the famous games that set the standard for greatness. No extra game systems needed, no additional software, no worries. Just the perfect gift for the '80s generation... and their kids!

Audio Output

Sound Output Mode:Mono

Game Console

Color Support:Color
Name:Atari Flashback Classic Game Console
Type:Game console / Plug and play TV game

Header

Manufacturer:Atari
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Atari Flashback Classic Game Console

Input Device

Type:Joystick

Modem

Type: None

Video Output

Analog Video Signal:Composite video