Now, here’s something we didn’t see coming. Amid the usual pre-E3 news and rumours, Atari has posted an official teaser for the “Atari Box” a new Atari product the company says it has been working on for years.
It’s safe to say that Atari’s glory days as a household name are long gone. A string of poor business decisions and financial difficulties mean that a new console is almost completely out of the question.
Instead, with its evocative woodgrain and polished black plastic, the Atari Box looks to be some kind of retro micro console, similar to Nintendo’s recent NES Classic.
That said, the Atari Box website has a section for developers, suggesting that it could possibly run other games beyond the company’s own retro catalogue.