Ataribox | GRcade can’t decide what it is | Launches Spring 2018

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PostRe: Ataribox | GRcade can’t decide what it is | Launches Spring 2018
by Doeragynn » Sat Dec 16, 2017 12:38 am

After seeing that.. Atari gameband video that looked like a complete scam,I would be a bit wary for this one.
That being said,it's hopefully something useful rather than trying to charge people as much as a NES mini for a few games.

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PostRe: Ataribox | GRcade can’t decide what it is | Launches Spring 2018
by jawafour » Sat Dec 16, 2017 12:14 pm



I've not seen this video before... and it suggests that the machine could be pretty powerful. At the end it also shows an image of the console that doesn't look like any images that we have seen so far. This really is becoming rather mysterious.

Edit: "Faster than 400 CPUs"?!?

Edit: I've fallen for the hoax. The YouTube uploader is "Ataro Games" :lol: :fp: :oops: .

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PostRe: Ataribox | GRcade can’t decide what it is | Launches Spring 2018
by Green Gecko » Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:02 pm

Oh jawa :lol: :wub:

Mind you I once got excited about a video that showcased the wii's glowing blue disk slot as some kind of lightning fuelled holographic projector.

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PostRe: Ataribox | GRcade can’t decide what it is | Launches Spring 2018
by Peter Crisp » Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:36 pm

Green Gecko wrote:Oh jawa :lol: :wub:

Mind you I once got excited about a video that showcased the wii's glowing blue disk slot as some kind of lightning fuelled holographic projector.


The Wii only sold well because of the soothing blue light and without it would have sold exactly 7 units.

jiggles wrote:Nobody with a VR headset is going to be using it regularly this time next year, let alone in 4 years time.


Posted 16th March 2016. Let's see.
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by Green Gecko » Sun Dec 17, 2017 12:48 am

I was genuinely disappointed they removed it in two aspects, 1 it only glows when you have a WiiConnect24 download (or used to), rather than all the time at the initial unveiling, and 2 they removed it from the Wii U completely. It lives on in spirit as the glowing blue ring around the Home button on the gamepad though, whenever there is an announcement from Nintendo e.g. new release, sale etc. I just can't avoid pressing the button!

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PostRe: Ataribox | GRcade can’t decide what it is | Launches Spring 2018
by Somebody Else's Problem » Mon Dec 18, 2017 10:04 am

Green Gecko wrote:I was genuinely disappointed they removed it in two aspects, 1 it only glows when you have a WiiConnect24 download (or used to), rather than all the time at the initial unveiling, and 2 they removed it from the Wii U completely. It lives on in spirit as the glowing blue ring around the Home button on the gamepad though, whenever there is an announcement from Nintendo e.g. new release, sale etc. I just can't avoid pressing the button!


That's why the WiiU failed. No blue glow at all.

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PostRe: Ataribox | GRcade can’t decide what it is | Launches Spring 2018
by lex-man » Mon Dec 18, 2017 11:23 am

Spring seems like a terrible time to launch a new console. Also we still haven't got any real information on what the thing actually is.

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by Poser » Mon Dec 18, 2017 11:54 am

lex-man wrote:Spring seems like a terrible time to launch a new console. Also we still haven't got any real information on what the thing actually is.


It certainly killed off the Switch on arrival.

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PostRe: Ataribox | GRcade can’t decide what it is | Launches Spring 2018
by lex-man » Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:21 pm

Well that and the Switches lack of good games. :shifty: :fp:


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