Atari has unveiled a brand new assortment coming to Change and different consoles in celebration of the corporate’s fiftieth anniversary. The appropriately-titled Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration will embrace over 90 video games spanning the Atari 2600, 5200, 7800, ST, Jaguar and Lynx, and it is coming this yr.
As reported by Recreation Informer in an unique first-look characteristic, that is six platforms and the gathering additionally represents the primary time Jaguar and Lynx video games shall be formally obtainable to play on trendy consoles. There isn’t any phrase on precisely which video games shall be included simply but, however we’ll replace this submit after we hear extra. It’s going to apparently characteristic “six new titles impressed by the classics”, although.
Anybody who’s performed an Atari compilation prior to now and is cautious of one other one might need their minds put relaxed to know that Digital Eclipse is dealing with the emulation and total package deal this time. That is the developer accountable for a few of the greatest retro-focused collections going, together with such glowing packages because the Mega Man Legacy Assortment, the SNK fortieth Anniversary Assortment, and the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Assortment. So, it seems that we’re in fairly secure fingers with this one — a reduction for anybody who feels that Atari’s remedy of its again catalogue has been considerably missing through the years.
Here is some extra information concerning the included video games from Atari’s web site:
Swordquest: AirWorld – Sure, you learn that proper: After almost 40 years of ready, the staff at Digital Eclipse has created the fourth and last entry within the legendary Swordquest collection, impressed by the design ideas of authentic Swordquest creator Tod Frye. Who would be the first to resolve its mysteries – and at last full the hunt?
Haunted Homes – The unique “survival horror” recreation for the Atari 2600 will get a contemporary 3D voxel-based sequel, that includes extra homes, extra spooky conditions, and extra urns.
VCTR-SCTR – This mashup celebration of the vector period of gaming combines the gameplay from Asteroids, Tempest, and different vector-based arcade classics right into a single, steady problem.
Neo Breakout – A tremendous and addictive two-player competitors that mixes one of the best options of Breakout and Pong, with a contemporary graphic fashion.
Quadratank – The primary new entry within the basic Tank collection since 1978 combines options from the unique video games with four-player enjoyable in staff or free-for-all modes.
Yars’ Revenge Reimagined – Howard Scott Warshaw’s masterpiece for the Atari 2600 will get an entire new look – and you’ll swap between authentic and trendy graphics at any time! Designed by Digital Eclipse studio head Mike Mika, who created the Recreation Boy Colour model of Yars’ Revenge in 1999.
The video games will characteristic quite a lot of trendy conveniences and filters. Given the developer’s experience with including worth to its compilation with supplementary ‘museum’-style extras, the package deal apparently comprises over 60 minutes of unique interviews with Atari builders and business figures, with historic photographs and different property additionally forming a part of the expertise.
Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration is about to launch Vacation 2022. Tell us under if that is tickling your nostalgia bone.