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It seems as though many companies are looking to the past to plot a path forward with gaming consoles. We've seen Sony and Nintendo release miniaturized versions of their popular consoles, although the latter had the most success with the NES Classic and the SNES Classic. Other companies like Atari have also thrown their hat in the ring. Intellivision, another gaming company with a storied history, announced in October 2018 that it would launch its new Amico gaming console on October 10th, 2020. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the console was delayed until April 2021. Then, the console was delayed until Fall 2021. Intellivision has now announced that the Amico is facing another delay,... Read more...
The first details of a new Intellivision game console came back in May when the pending unveil of the system was teased via a press release. Intellivision Entertainment has now announced that the Amico console, billed as a family friendly console that will have exclusive games, will launch on October 10, 2020. Pricing for the Amico console is pegged at somewhere between $150 and $180, and it will launch in North America and Europe. Since Intellivision Entertainment designed the console to be family friendly, there will be no hardcode M rated games that let you blast your way through waves of enemies; all Amico games will be rated E for everyone or E10+. The console will have no physical copies... Read more...
We may well be in the heyday of retro gaming. There have been several retro console launches to let old-school gamers enjoy many of the games they grew up on in a more modern package. Nintendo was up to bat first with its NES and SNES Classic Editions, helping to push spending on gaming hardware. Earlier this month NeoGeo announced that it would be selling a retro console complete with its own screen and controller in a tiny arcade cabinet. Now Intellivision Entertainment has announced that it will be bringing a new console to market. The Intellivision was a big deal back in the late '70s and through the '80s selling millions of units. Intellivision had lots of firsts to its credit including... Read more...