Atari 2600 Returns with New Compact Handheld and Innovative Plug and Play TV

The range is officially licensed by Atari and is being developed by PQube, the leading distributor of retro gaming hardware in Europe.
Atari 'Retro' Handheld

The ‘Atari “Retro” Handheld’ features the immortalised “wood” effect and includes 50 classic games built-in, including: Asteroids, Pong, Centipede, Missile Command, Breakout, Millipede and more.

In addition to featuring a 2.4″ screen, it also includes A/V output (with HDMI adapter available) and super responsive buttons with a stylish analogue control stick.

The ‘Atari “Retro” Plug and Play TV Joystick’ features a progressive design, with the inclusion of an arcade style button on top of the controller and will connect to your TV with the included A/V cable (or HDMI with an available adapter). It will feature the same 50 built-in games as the handheld.

The range is officially licensed by Atari and is being developed by PQube, the leading distributor of retro gaming hardware in Europe.

CEO of PQube, David Pain quoted:
“We are delighted to be working with Atari on this amazing project. Having sold over a million retro gaming consoles, we have taken the extensive feedback from press, retail and the consumer to develop new range of hardware that is faithful to the Atari brand”

CEO of Atari, Frederik Chesnais quoted:
“We are thrilled to partner with PQube on the compact handheld and Plug and Play TV Joystick,” said Fred Chresnais, Chief Executive Officer, Atari. “Both products are packed with nostalgic and fun-filled games that will give our fans the opportunity to relive the golden age of videogames wherever they go.”

The “Atari ‘Retro’ Handheld console” will retail for just £34.99 and the “Atari ‘Retro’ TV Plug and Play Joystick” at just £24.99. It is available to pre-order now at Europe’s Number One Retro Gaming Destination, FunstockRetro.co.uk

Full list of included games below:

1.3D Tic-Tac-Toe (31 in 1)
2.Adventure
3.Air-Sea Battle
4.Asteroids
5.Black Jack
6.Bowling
7.Breakout
8.Canyon Bomber
9.Casino
10.Centipede
11.Circus Atari
12.Crystal Castles
13.Demons to Diamonds ™
14.Desert Falcon
15.Dodge ’em
16.Double Dunk
17.Fun With Numbers
18.Golf
19.Gravitar
20.Haunted House
21.Home Run
22.Human Cannonball
23.Maze Craze
24.Millipede
25.Miniature Golf
26.Missile Command
27.Night Driver
28.Off the Wall
29.Pong – Video Olympics
30.Quadrun
31.Radar Lock
32.Realsports Football
33.Realsports Tennis
34.Realsports Volleyball
35.Sprintmaster
36.Star Raiders
37.Steeplechase
38.Stellar Track
39.Street Racer
40.Submarine Commander
41.Super Baseball
42.Super Breakout
43.Swordquest: Earthworld
44.Swordquest: Fireworld
45.Swordquest: Waterworld
46.Tempest
47.Video Checkers
48.Video Chess
49.Video Pinball
50.Yar’s Revenge

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Phil Warren has been writing for 24-7gamer.com since the start. A huge gaming fan mainly Xbox and Playstation. He is always looking for the latest news and reviews for all gaming consoles and games.

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