MOM KNOWS IT ALL 2018 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE – Bandai Namco Flashback Blast Console

by Valerie, Mom Knows It All

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MOM KNOWS IT ALL 2018 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE – Bandai Namco Flashback Blast Console

MOM KNOWS IT ALL 2018 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE - Bandai Namco Flashback Blast Console

When I first went to college back in the 80s I played more than my fair share of video games. Pac Man was definitely a favorite. I still get a smile and little rush of excitement when I see Pac Man today. the old school action, sounds and graphics are just as fun today as they were back in the day. The company AtGames is making it easier now than ever to enjoy a blast from the past with their new Blast! consoles. There’s no expensive gaming console or games to buy, everything you need to play is right in the box. Just plug the unit into your tv and you’re set.

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Bandai Namco Flashback Blast Console

MOM KNOWS IT ALL 2018 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE - Bandai Namco Flashback Blast Console

The Blast! family includes the Atari Flashback Blast! Vol. 1, Atari Flashback Blast! Vol. 2, Activision Flashback Blast!, Legends Flashback Blast! and Bandai Namco Flashback Blast!, all of which come with a USB-powered HDMI dongle that plugs directly into the TV and an ergonomic six-button wireless gamepad. The Atari Flashback Blast! Vol. 3 swaps the wireless gamepad for a pair of wireless game paddles, which are specially optimized for its selection of classic paddle and ball games.

Every Blast! includes high-definition video output, an intuitive menu system, save and resume game functionality and the ability to rewind a game in progress to recover from a play misstep. An optional second wireless gamepad can be purchased for games that support two players.

Bandai Namco Flashback Blast!

Have a Blast! with the home versions of the greatest arcade classics of all-time. Play Pac-Man, Dig Dug, or Mappy and take control of some real characters. Or better yet, blast into outer space and take on attacking alien hordes with your Galaxip starfighter in Galaxian.

The fun is out-of-this-world with these timeless video game favorites!

  • DIG DUG
  • GALAGA™
  • GALAXIAN™
  • MAPPY™
  • PAC-MAN™
  • SKY KID™
  • THE TOWER OF DRUAGA™
  • XEVIOUS™

MOM KNOWS IT ALL 2018 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE - Bandai Namco Flashback Blast Console

Atari Flashback Blast! Vol. 1 features 20 Atari 2600 classics like Centipede, Millipede and Yars’ Revenge. Atari Flashback Blast! Vol. 2 features 20 Atari 2600 classics like Adventure, Asteroids and Missile Command. Atari Flashback Blast! Vol. 3. features 20 Atari 2600 paddle-based classics like Breakout, Pong and Warlords. The Activision Flashback Blast! features 20 of the most iconic Activision home classics, including Pitfall!, H.E.R.O. and River Raid. The Legends Flashback Blast! features Space Invaders and an additional 11 favorites like Burnin’ Rubber and Jungle Hunt.

“This upcoming range of products represents an unprecedented value for families and gamers of all types,” says Dr. Ping-Kang Hsiung, CEO of AtGames. “With a wide selection of innovative, expandable HDMI dongle and wireless controller products with fun-to-play games of every type, there’s truly something here for everyone.”

Blast! family products retail for $19.99-$39.99. The consoles are available for purchase on Amazon, and in stores including CVS, Meijer, QVC, Rite Aid, Target, Walgreens and Walmart.

You can learn more about this toy and others on the AtGames website. You can keep up with AtGames on social media, on Facebook and Twitter.

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