Flashback is a game a remember fondly from my childhood, specifically played on the Sega Genesis console. In its time, the game was so fluid and fantastic and packed quite the challenge. It was also the largest (in terms of file size) cartridge sold on Genesis back then. Imagine my surprise when I found out the game was now available in the App Store for the iPhone and iPod touch. Yes, if you’ve played Flashback, you know the goodness that is waiting for you—if you haven’t, you need to, right now.
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Atari’s new president Phil Harrison has plans to have its name associated with more than simply retro gaming. Their “Jenga World Tour” and “Godzilla Unleashed” didn’t receive the best of reviews so they plan to move into MMO games, such as “The Witcher: Rise of the White Wolf” that will be released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 late next year. Other plans include “EVE Online,” “Ready 2 Rumble Revolution” on Wii and “Ghostbusters: The Videogame.” Be that as it may, we still remember when “Asteroids” was hot enough for us and were grateful for the Atari name.
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Wow…just the thought of owning one of these makes us drool uncontrollably. It’s a full-sized, fully-playable Ms. Pac-Man/Galaga arcade game, a replica of the classic machines of the 80s. Same sounds, same gameplay…but no quarters required! But there is a catch: the $3000 price tag. Ouch! Sure you can play the same games on your Game Boy, Xbox, etc. for considerably less money, but it’s really about the coolness factor—and infinite, nostalgic fun for you and your friends. Pac-Man and Donkey Kong, are also available.
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