In transient: Lego is reportedly prepping an additional bricked game console next the productive start of the Nintendo Leisure Technique in the summertime of 2020. In accordance to Promo Bricks, the Lego Atari 2600 is likely to debut as established range 10306 and is selected as an Atari 50th anniversary merchandise. We really don’t but know how numerous parts it will consist of, or if it will include things like any mini figures.
The publication did say the program will be equivalent to the unique 2600 in measurement, and will include a “playable” edition of Pitfall!
If you remember, the Lego NES established also involved a playable scene from Tremendous Mario Bros. This spectacular engineering feat was all completed mechanically, which is most likely the identical route Lego will consider for the Pitfall! jungle scene in which Pitfall Harry employs a vine to swing about a pit of crocodiles.
The Atari Video clip Computer System (Atari VCS) launched in 1977 and was renamed to the Atari 2600 five several years later on. The program was at the heart of the video match crash of 1983 issues received so undesirable at a person position that Atari delivered unsold video game cartridges off to the landfill. Remarkably, they’d be found some 30 decades later. Atari finally discontinued the 2600 in 1992, many yrs immediately after the launch of the NES.
The Lego Atari 2600 established is expected to go on sale directly from Lego in August priced all around 169.99 euros / $200 in the US forward of in-retailer availability commencing in January 2023.
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