Atari 2600 HD Console. For sale is a brand new Retron 77 console (plays Atari 2600 games). Included in the package are the console, 1 premium joystick, power cable, and HDMI cable. Upgrade to add your choice of games and a second controller.
The Hyperkin Retron 77 is the perfect console for you to relive the retro experience on modern TVs. Compatible with Atari 2600 cartridges and controllers, the system retains the retro wood paneling of vintage consoles and comes packed with a premium ambidextrous 2 button controller, fit for all playstyles. The console is brand new, easy to set up and use, and bound to keep you enjoying your retro games for a long time!
The Retron 77 not only allows you to replay your favorite retro titles, but its graphics capabilities are far sharper than on the original 2600. Now you can enjoy your vintage games in HD, as the system can display 720p and is compatible with modern TV sets. You now also have has the ability to switch between 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios so you can tune it to your preferred style. The system’s hardware combined with modern TV speakers enables a sound quality you’ve never previously experienced on your vintage systems!
SAVE YOUR GAMES
The system features a 128MB card allowing you to save your games in progress, a feature that was not present on the original Atari 2600, which is bound to help you get over those difficult game sections!
While it retains the retro look of 2600, the Retron 77 spares you the trouble of fitting a bulky system into your media space. At only 12″ long and 3.5″ wide, the console is slick and compact, guaranteeing you’ll save lots of that precious space!
RETRON 77 – THE GAMES
The console’s library is one of the largest you can find: over 526 games, including self-published, third-party games and compatible homebrew software, guaranteeing that you won’t ever run out of things to play.
Taking on the role of anti-missile commander, the player is tasked with defending 6 cities against a continuous barrage of missiles, smart bombs, planes and satellites. The game showcases beautiful graphics and Atari’s most recognizable sounds: explosions.
An adaptation of the all-time classic hit, the Atari 2600 version of this game was highly anticipated, with 3 million pre-orders placed before launch. Tasked with eating all wafers in the maze while avoiding the four ghosts to proceed to the next level, Pac-Man will continuously keep you engaged and chasing that sweet high score.
In this classic, the player must navigate around the screen and destroy asteroids and saucers. When shot, each asteroid breaks into smaller and faster fragments, putting the pilot’s dexterity to the test.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Perhaps the most infamous game on the Atari 2600, ET is often cited as the game that led to the video game crash of 1983. However, anyone who will try the game will find that while undoubtedly challenging, its gameplay is fair and any player who manages to finish it is instantly rewarded with great satisfaction.
With colorful graphics and a light-hearted theme, Frogger is perfect for gamers of all ages and genders. The game will have you guide a frog through busy traffic and fast-moving logs, all the way back to its home at the top of the screen.
Already an arcade hit, when Space Invaders was ported to the Atari 2600 it became the system’s killer app. Pitting the player against wave after wave of aliens and showcasing revolutionary music for the time, this piece of software is an all-time favorite of retro gamers.
Highly appraised for its graphics and sound, Combat features 27 game modes, which will take you to the battlefield in tanks, biplanes, and jet fighters, testing you in all play styles, from slow to very fast-paced fighting. Its multiplayer support enables you to fight your friends in all game modes, for countless hours of fun!
RETRON 77 – FUN FACTS
- The system features a Black & White mode, allowing you to ramp up the vintage feel!
- The Retron 77 has a FRY Button, allowing you to experience glitches and even unlock hidden levels!
- Atari 2600 is often credited as the console that started the first video game boom.
- The 2600 was one of the first consoles to attract 3rd party developers