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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...
Many iconic game consoles were around in the '80s that gamers of a certain age think about with nostalgia. Several of those game consoles have made comebacks as smaller, modernized versions with retro games preinstalled. The Intellivision Amico is one of the consoles that fans have been anticipating for a few years, and bad news has surfaced concerning the the planned reboot. Intellivision CEO Tommy Tallarico announced this week that the console's reboot would be delayed until April 2021. Tallarico's Amica reboot was backed by crowdfunding, and backers never like to hear about delays. Intellivision is blaming the global COVID-19 pandemic and related production challenges for the delay. The executive... 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...