Atari VCS Archives

Atari Will Release Gravitar: Recharged On Multiple Platforms This May
A hard date wasn't revealed, all we know is that it will come out in May 2022 for PC via the Epic Games Store and Steam, as well as all three major consoles and the Atari VCS Enjoy the trailer and rundown of the game below! Credit: Atari Gravitar: Recharged is a 21st-century reimagining of a hidden[...]
Atari VCS To Receive Massive OS Update With New Features
Atari announced today that they will be providing a massive OS update to the Atari VCS with a number of new features The primary focus of this update is to respond to a lot of requests and issues reported to the group by players, so the biggest addition is quality of life improvements that will[...]
Atari VCS Announces Multiple Flashback Releases
You can read more about what's being added this month below. Credit: Atari Recharged Titles To complement the catalog of beloved golden-age classics, the Atari VCS welcomes Asteroids: Recharged, the modernized reimagining of the definitive arcade shooter The game features classic gameplay with freshly added powerups and perks, dazzling neon graphics, global leaderboards, solo and couch co-op modes, and[...]
Atari VCS Launches Over A Dozen New Games For The Platform
Atari has announced a new set of video game titles being released today for the Atari VCS, as players now have over a dozen new games The console has slowly been building up its library of third party titles, classic remakes, old-school libraries, and app services that bring a ton of content to the VCS[...]
Atari VCS Officially Launches Flashback Fridays Series
Atari has launched a brand new series for the Atari VCS as players can now experience Flashback Fridays every week Every Friday, the company will be adding a couple of classic titles from their massive retro library to be downloaded for $3 each This week they revealed that the first two games to be a[...]
Atari VCS Has Enables Direct Access To All Major Cloud Game Services
Atari announced this week that they have opened up the Atari VCS to allow access to all major cloud gaming services on their console Those who own one can now access the various cloud platforms directly from their dashboard, as they have routed access through the baked-in Chrome functionality Right now you can download and[...]
Atari Will Be Making A Food Fight Remake For The VCS
Atari revealed this week that they are currently working on a remake of the classic arcade game Food Fight, set for the Atari VCS The company will be working with Mega Cat Studios to bring about a modern version of the game for players to enjoy, which by the sound of things will be a[...]
Atari Highlights Three Indie Games Coming To The Atari VCS
At long last, after two years of waiting since we first saw the console in person, we have a retail release date for the Atari VCS The retail date will be June 15th, 2021, just two weeks away According to the company, the Onyx Base systems start at $300, while Black Walnut and Onyx All-In[...]
Atari Highlights Three Indie Games Coming To The Atari VCS
The crew behind the Atari VCS announced three new indie video games being added to the new gaming console The three games that have been added are D/Generation, Jetboard Joust, and Utopos, all of which are recent titles so they are some of the more prominent games that are not retro Atari games The team[...]
Atari Highlights Three Indie Games Coming To The Atari VCS
Insyde Software revealed today in a press release they have been working with the Atari VCS to help make it run We got a bit of the press release below along with some quotes to go over what exactly they've been doing with Atari, but the shorthand is that their own firmware, InsydeH2O UEFI BIOS,[...]
Atari Highlights Three Indie Games Coming To The Atari VCS
Atari took time this week to highlight three indie games that will be making their way over to their new console, the Atari VCS We've been hearing a lot about the additions coming to the console like streaming services and game libraries you can access online, but not a ton about actual games that will[...]
Liquid Media Signs New Distribution Deal With Atari
According to the brief tidbits presented about the deal, it will bring SlipStream, Liquid's video-on-demand distribution platform, to the Atari VCS as a downloadable app for people to view content through the console SlipStream primarily has outdoor content featuring people going off on nature adventures or exploring parts of the world in their natural form[...]
CD Projekt Red Will Bring "Cyberpunk 2077" To Gamescom 2019
Apparently, you can play Cyberpunk 2077 on the Atari VCS There's a lot more to this than just a simple "yeah, it works" kind of thing First off, the only people who currently have an Atari VCS are the people who backed the program to have the console made in the first place, so the[...]
Atari Reveals Google Chrome Will Be The Atari VCS Built-In Browser
The Atari VCS will be getting Google Chrome added to the OS as it will be the built-in browser for the upcoming console The reveal came this morning from the company as they will integrate the browser as part of the search options and browsing method, as well as other aspects of Google's system of[...]
Atari Announces First Atari VCS Original Game With Neko Ghost, Jump!
Atari has finally started announcing original titles that will be released for the Atari VCS and they've started with a new platformer Developed by Burgos Games and utilizing the Game Jolt service, the first game officially revealed for the console is called Neko Ghost, Jump! This is a fun 3D platformer in which we finally[...]
Atari Unveils Vault Of 100 Games Optimized For The Atari VCS
This morning, Atari revealed a list of 100 games from their vault that have been optimized for the Atari VCS and its two controllers All 100 games are classic titles from the company's past, many of them released as arcade hits before they came to come consoles They will be released in two different packs[...]
Atari Has Partnered With Ultra To Add Games & Services To Atari VCS
Atari has announced another partnership with an online platform as they will be bringing Ultra to the Atari VCS If you're not familiar with the service, it's basically a one-stop-shop for gamers to browse indie titles as well as games exclusive to the platform for people who don't have the cash or don't feel like[...]
Atari Announces Partnership With Plex For The Atari VCS
Atari has announced another new partnership for the Atari VCS as Plex will be coming to the new gaming platform As we slowly wind toward the official release of the console this November, we've been seeing the company make more moves toward including third-party services that allow players to either access digital material and load[...]
Atari VCS COO Goes More In-Depth About The Console
This week, we got a little bit more info on what's to come with the Atari VCS as a whole as one of the people behind it did a Q&A In an interview with Medium, Chief Operating Officer Michael Arzt explains more about what the company is aiming for with it, including what it is[...]
Atari & Game Jolt Announce New Partnership For The Atari VCS
This morning, Atari announced another new partnership for the Atari VCS as Game Jolt will be bringing their library to the console Much like the announcement last week that the company made regarding AirConsole, Game Jolt will be bringing over their service as well as their large collection of indie titles to the system The[...]
Atari Partners With AirConsole To Bring Their Library To Atari VCS
For those of you wondering what the library for the Atari VCS might look like at launch, a new partnership with AirConsole just increased it This morning, Atari announced they have formed a new partnership with N-Dream AG to bring over their library of games to the new console If you're not familiar with AirConsole,[...]
Atari’s Missile Command: Recharged Hits PC & Switch Next Week
Atari decided to show off a little of what the Atari VCS can do this week with a brand new trailer for Missile Command: Recharged The company revealed this week that the game will be one of the launch titles for their upcoming gaming console, and to show off both the game and the console's[...]
Atari Joins Forces With WonderOS For Cross-Platform Gaming
It looks like the Atari VCS will be able to do cross-platforming gaming after the company announces a new partnership with Wonder The company announced a new partnership today that will bring the WonderOS to their upcoming console, which will allow for cross-platform works Meaning, for example, if Epic Games releases Fortnite on this console,[...]
Apparently You Can Play "Fortnite" On The Atari VCS
The Atari VCS is on the way, and as a demonstration of what it can do, the devs decided to show you it can play Fortnite without issues The console is due to be released this Spring, and while there's been talk of what it can do, we haven't seen too many games appear on[...]
The Atari VCS Officially Enters Pre-Production
Atari announced today that they have officially put the Atari VCS into pre-production ahead of the first wave of backer-supported shipments in December The word came down from an article on Medium, where they give a breakdown of the construction of the modules and how they've been designed It's an interesting look at how these[...]
We Got A Better Look At The Atari VCS During E3 2019
For over a year we've wanted to see what exactly would be going on with the Atari VCS in person, and during E3 2019, we finally got the chance For some reason, Atari decided they didn't want to be on the E3 floor either and only held private meetings to check out a fully functional[...]
Atari Partners With PowerA For VCS Peripherals
This morning, Atari made the announcement that they were partnering with PowerA to create peripherals for the Atari VCS leading up to its launch Medium had the complete exclusive today in which they detailed the two different controllers being made for the console The first being the classic joystick we all love and remember, only[...]
Atari's VCS Will Be Powered By AMD's New Ryzen Processor
Here's hoping the company has something more to show off at E3 2019 as that will be one of the biggest conventions they could a major announcement at before the holidays and display what the processor can do. credit//Atari AMD's all-new Ryzen embedded chip will be faster, cooler, and more efficient, allowing the Atari VCS to sport[...]
Atari VCS Gets Pushed to Late 2019 But Will Get Upgrades
Atari has some bittersweet news for people waiting for the Atari VCS, as the console will be getting some improvements but will be pushed back into late 2019 It's been an interesting but quiet ride for the new console coming from one of the original gaming companies on the planet, but in a new blog[...]
Atari VCS box
Atari has decided to bring on some new blood with experience as the team welcomed Rob Wyatt to the Atari VCS team today Wyatt was originally the System Architect behind the first Xbox, as well as one of the designers of the PS3's graphics systems, which makes him a valuable addition to work on the[...]