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A Hour of Thrones

by M.G. Siegler


Atari CEO confirms the company is working on a new game console

Dean Takahashi sat down with Atari CEO Fred Chesnais:

Last week, Atari began teasing a new product called the Ataribox. The video released on a non-Atari web site showed a picture of some kind of hardware product, but many people wondered if the teaser was fake. Others had no idea what the video was showing about a “brand new Atari product years in the making.”
After all, nobody makes a game console with wood-grain siding. But at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Chesnais told me that the rumors are true.
“We’re back in the hardware business,” he said.

While Nintendo is reluctantly embracing retro-gaming (stupidly, in my opinion), Atari is going for it


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