E3: Atari is taking it back with Flashback Classics Vol. 3

Do you miss the old school games? Do you wish you could reminisce about gaming before it went mainstream?

Well, now you can!

Atari is coming back in full force with Atari Flashback Classics Vol. 3, bringing back the Atari 5200 classic Atari and arcade titles for your current console – Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Continuing the success of Vol. 1 and Vol. 2, your favorite games are being updated for Atari Flashback Classics Vol. 3. With 50 classic games to choose from, you’ll definitely feel the nostalgia.

Atari offers local and online multiplayer, which would also allow online leaderboards for the highest score – just like in arcade games!

The following games have been added to the mix: Adventure II, Air Raiders, Aquaventure, Armor Ambush, Asteroids, Astroblast, Atari Baseball, Atari Basketball, Atari Football, Atari Soccer, Avalanche, Canyon Bomber, Centipede, Countermeasure, Dark Cavern (Night Stalker), Destroyer, Dominos, Final Legacy, Fire Truck/Smokey Joe, Frog Pond, Frogs and Flies, Holey Moley, International Soccer, Maze Invaders, Micro-gammon, Millipede, Miniature Golf, Missile Command, Monte Carlo, MotoRodeo, Pool Shark, Realsports Baseball, Realsports Basketball, Realsports Football, Realsports Tennis, Realsports Volleyball, Saboteur, Sea Battle, Sky Diver, Space Attack, Star Raiders, Star Strike, Super Breakout, Super Bug, Super Challenge, Baseball (Major League Baseball), Super Challenge, Football (NFL Football), Sword Fight, Wizard, Xari Arena, and Yar’s Return.

Below, I’ve added a list of some of the trophies available for play:

Platinum

  • Platinum Trophy
    Earn all trophies

Bronze

  • Unearthed
    Try every game
  • A Full Belly
    Score 100 or more in Frog Pond
  • 3-Alarmer
    Get Extended Play in Fire Truck with two players
  • Victory Lap
    Get Extended Play in Monte Carlo at Medium setting

Silver

  • Sabotage Savant
    Reach a score of 20,000 or higher in Saboteur
  • We Don’t Actually Need a Photograph
    Complete all 32 levels in Xari Arena
  • I Have a Headache
    Get to round 10 in Holey Moley
  • Salvage Master
    Retrieve at least 6 treasures in Aquaventure
  • Excavation
    Clear the level in Canyon Bomber
  • Maze Evader
    Get to the top of the local leaderboard in Maze Invaders
  • Safety Patrol
    Clear the level in Avalanche
  • Skywriting
    Spell SKYDIVER
  • Clean Sweep
    Shoot at least 15 objects in a row in Astroblast without any score penalties
 Gold
  • Undefeated
    Finish Adventure II without dying once
  • Shark Attack
    Clear an entire Rack in Pool Shark
  • Triple Ace
    Score at least 65 before refuelling and at least 90 overall in Air Raiders
  • Imp-ressive
    Do 99 points of damage to the Imp
  • Commander
    Achieve a Commander rating in Star Raiders
  • 8-Bit Slugger
    Beat the computer in Atari Baseball
  • Yars Strike Back
    Achieve a score of 300,000 or higher in Yars’ Return

Atari Flashback Classics Vol. 3 will retail for $19.99 and be available in stores and online everywhere. It is set to be released in the winter of this year.

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