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Console Classix Retro Gaming Gets Revived

posted Oct 21, 2009, 6:07 AM by Troy Cheek
Classix (, has re-launched with an improved user interface, additional video gaming consoles supported and a library of more than 3,000 classic console games. This classic game library includes nearly every game ever released for 10 different systems: Sega Genesis, NES, Super Nintendo, ColecoVision, Atari 2600, Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance. Additionally, with the improved user interface it is even easier to browse for your favorite games and the overall experience is more seamless than previous versions.

A free version of Console Classix is now available, which includes access to hundreds of Nintendo (NES), Atari 2600, and ColecoVision games. To access the additional classic console video games, subscription fees are $5.99 per month or $59.99 annually.

"Console Classix is the only legal online source for most of these games," says Aaron Ethridge, Owner of Console Classix. "These are not simply PC-ports of classic video games as you may find on other online services. The games on Console Classix feature the actual original game code to deliver the most authentic experience possible."

Console Classix currently offers more than 3,000 games for ten different classic consoles available to play on a Windows PC, with new games being added on a weekly basis.

Console Classix games originally appeared on video game systems including:
  • Atari 2600
  • ColecoVision
  • Game Boy
  • Game Boy Color
  • Game Boy Advance
  • Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
  • Sega Game Gear
  • Sega Genesis
  • Sega Master System
Minimum System requirements:
  • Windows 2000, XP, or Vista
  • DirectX 8.0
  • Pentium 500 Mhz
  • 256 Megs of RAM
No longer do you need to have ten old systems, cables, controllers and converters on your living room floor. Now they’re all combined into one.