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Old 07-17-2017, 09:54 AM   #21
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New Atari Console Will Bring "Current Gaming Content" As Well As Classic Titles
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Old 07-17-2017, 12:35 PM   #22
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It's sounding more and more like just another Android box, maybe with its own storefront like OUYA and Gamestick.
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Old 07-17-2017, 10:22 PM   #23
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Yup, looks like it's exactly what I thought it was going to be. Which I already posted here and I also put it up on my website when the console was first announced. Anything else would be impossible for them. I wouldn't compare it to the Ouya though.
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Old 07-17-2017, 10:43 PM   #24
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Yup, looks like it's exactly what I thought it was going to be. Which I already posted here and I also put it up on my website when the console was first announced. Anything else would be impossible for them. I wouldn't compare it to the Ouya though.
Of course not. To compare the two would imply I had interest in the Ataribox.
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Old 07-18-2017, 11:42 AM   #25
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The Ouya looked like trash to me since it was first announced, I don't know what people were expecting. They delivered exactly what they said they would.

If marketed correctly, sold at a decent price and powerful enough I think Ataribox can find a niche of impulse casual gamers.

The only reason I won't say it will is because they just showed what the console will look like through a CG render, that doesn't speak well for the development of this product, I'm guessing they'll throw the potential away and release something really bare bones.
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The Ouya looked like trash to me since it was first announced, I don't know what people were expecting. They delivered exactly what they said they would.
It delivered more than I expected and that's why I enjoyed the hell out of it. Of course, maybe it doesn't hurt that I got it for $18. But still, when I see people disparage it, especially when they seem to understand what they were actually going for as it looks like you do... I have to wonder what their threshold for relative quality is. How can something be "trash" if it did exactly as it was supposed to (you know, except for actual trash)?

Like the Wii U and the Vita, I feel like the main reason it failed was because enough people expected it to to where it affected it.
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Old 07-18-2017, 05:10 PM   #27
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Like the Wii U and the Vita, I feel like the main reason it failed was because enough people expected it to to where it affected it.
I don't know how to read that sentence, but it sounds deep, man!
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Old 08-09-2017, 02:43 PM   #28
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The second coming of Atari will bring another market crash apocalypse.

In all seriousness, Atari's got an uphill battle. Console gaming in general seems to be taking a backseat to PC. That's my experience, anyway. They'll have to do something to advance gaming rather than being tangential to it.
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Old 08-09-2017, 03:13 PM   #29
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Some do, from following "retro gamers" on Youtube. Prolly doesn't matter though, I suspect Atari will be targeting a bit of an older demo anyway.
Not only that but they had to of seen all the flashback plug and plays too.
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