Articles Tagged Ataribox

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Ataris VCS Delayed, But I’m Not Sure Anyone Even Cares At This Point…

Shipment of the Ataris VCS Linux games console has been put back to December 2019 at the earliest, despite an original release date of July 2019.

22 April 2019
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Atari VCS Release Delayed, But At Least There’s a Good Reason

The Atari VCS release date has been pushed back to late 2019. The Linux-powered games console will now use an AMD Ryzen APU for better performance.

19 March 2019
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Atari VCS Console Runs a Custom Linux Distro Called “AtariOS”

If you backed the successful Atari VCS crowdfunding campaign last month you might be pleased to hear you’re going to get more bang for your buck. Following criticism of its mediocre internal makeup the Ataris VCS […]

16 July 2018
ATARI LINUX CONSOLE

Atari VCS, the Linux-Powered Games Console, is Available to Preorder

Retro gaming fans can now ‘preorder’ the Atari VCS on crowdfunding site IndieGoGo. The Atari VCS is a Linux-powered games console featuring a case design inspired by the original Atari 2600. A slate of models are […]

1 June 2018

Ataribox Pre-Order Plan “Officially Paused”

Pre-orders for the Linux-powered Ataribox were meant to go live on December 14, but the team now says those are plans are "officially paused".

14 December 2017

Ataribox Pre-Orders Begin on December 14

Gamers will be able to pre-order the Ataribox from December 14 — though there’s still no firm word on price or hardware specs. The company behind the new games machine revealed the pre-order date in a (now […]

11 December 2017
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Atari’s Linux Games Console Now Has a Controller

Back in September we wrote about the Ataribox, a new Linux-powered console from Atari — today we get a look at its new joystick. Over on Facebook Atari shows off the new Ataribox Joystick that will (presumably) […]

27 November 2017
the "ataribox" Atari VCS console runs Linux

Atari’s New Games Console Runs Linux

Say hello to the Ataribox, a new games machine from gaming stalwart Atari. It's built around standard PC technology and it runs Linux.

26 September 2017