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May 2018 Retro Gaming Article

May 24, 2018 Retro Gaming Blog Post:

Atari sent out emails to remind us they are launching their $300 mystery console next week

Atari VCS launches next week
Um... yeah. Good luck with that.
I'd love to buy that swanky modern looking Atari joystick, but the Atari VCS system itself seems little more than a nifty idea scrawled on a bar napkin. There's no proof-of-concept, game footage, or any viable information. It's like a blind-box for game consoles. Might be good. Might be junk. Atari, in the modern world, has a lot to learn about marketing and bringing products to market.

Today's reminder email from Atari:
Pre-Orders Open in Less than 1 Week
Hurry! This is your last chance. Sign up at to lock in your exclusive launch-day deal before May 30th.
Atari VCS pre-orders open Wednesday, May 30 at 6 AM PT / 9 AM ET.

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