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Atari Flashback 3: Get The Retro Back Into Your Life

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Do you sometimes long for the retro days of yesterday? Do you think gaming and entertainment was just a little more fun back in the days? If you answered yes, you are just like me. Games today aren’t necessarily boring or less entertaining, it’s just that the games of yesterday were a little less complex and had a more laid back feel to them. There was a touch of a little more casual gaming if you know what I mean. I remember the first console I ever saw. It was an old and dusty Atari console brick with the controls attached to the back of it. It had those wheels on the controllers that you could turn in order to steer your object on the screen, whatever it may be.

Since then, the games have developed into complex worlds with insanely great graphics (as Steve Jobs would have said). Just have a look at the newly released Rage game. The world it presents is not only insanely detailed, but the gameplay is vast and the many things you can do will keep you entertained and focued for days, literally. To compare today’s games with the retro 8-bit games would be unfair if you look at it from a graphics perspective, but we don’t really have to do that, so let’s not.

If you are one of those people, like me, who is constantly craving a little bit more of that retro magic in your life, you will be quite happy to learn that you are now able to get a shiny new Atari console gaming hub with a pile of games included. Atari has released a new, yet retro, re-release of the console with a few modifications to it. It’s called Atari Flashback 3. For example, the controls are in the front now instead of the back. So, if you are mad for some retro gaming and a bit of gaming history, you can just jump over to Amazon and get your own for $59.95. It’s a magical price for something with such flashback value. What is your favorite retro game of yesterday?

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Atari Flashback 3 Gaming Console

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Author: Richard Darell

Richard Darell is the founder and CEO of Bit Rebels, a multifaceted online news outlet that reports daily on the latest developments in technology, social media, design and everything geek. Today this media entity welcomes more than 2.5 million unique visitors per month and is considered the go to place for people in constant motion. As an Internet entrepreneur, he is dedicated to constantly trying to develop new ways to bring content faster and closer to the end user in a more streamlined way. His excitement for statistics has allowed him to further develop systems that continuously produce accurate and fast-paced analytics to better optimize the approach by which Bit Rebels presents news and content. His graphic design background has proven to be an important tool when designing new systems and features for Bit Rebels since the development of solid and stable code depends entirely on their structure and implemented procedures. Richard currently resides in Stockholm, Sweden and directs the Bit Rebels offices in both Stockholm and Atlanta. You can reach Richard at richard@bitrebels.com

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