New Sega, Atari Retro Plug-and-Play Consoles Unveiled

Genesis includes built-in games and ability to play originals

Sega Genesis Flashback Credit: AtGames

Remakes of the classic Atari 2600 and Sega Genesis consoles are headed back to stores with HD support this fall, according to plug-and-play console maker AtGames.

The company announced six consoles today: the Atari Flashback 8 Gold, Atari Flashback 8 Classic, Atari Flashback Portable Game Player, Sega Genesis Flashback, Classic Game Console, and Ultimate Portable Game Player.

Each console comes with two wireless controllers, over 80 pre-installed games, and HDMI output.

AtGames, which has been in the business of selling retro console clones for some time now, unveiled this refresh to its lineup as retro console remakes are starting to see a resurgence in popularity.

Earlier this summer, Nintendo announced that it will be releasing a Super Nintendo Classic Edition. It's NES Classic Edition quickly sold out after it was announced.

Along with the two wireless controllers and 85-pre installed Sega Genesis games, AtGames’ upcoming Sega Genesis Flashback will also include a cartridge port that plays physical copies of Sega Genesis games, all for $79.99— the same price as the Super Nintendo Classic Edition.

The Ultimate Portable Game Player features 85 built-in Sega Genesis games, optional game installation via SD card, and a cable that allows players to display their games on a TV. This and many other products in the Fall lineup easily rival the NES Classic, sharing its price point of $59.99.