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Six new games for the Atari VCS/2600

posted Jan 13, 2011, 6:28 AM by Troy Cheek   [ updated Jan 13, 2011, 6:31 AM ]
Six previously unreleased Atari VCS/2600 games that were developed by Jerry Lawson*s company, Video Soft, are at last being released! The games were mentioned in press releases from the early 1980s and were long thought to have been just one of the many vaporware titles that never materialized. Not only do they exist in prototype form, but all were far enough along in development to be playable, with half of them considered to be complete!

Thanks to Jerry Lawson and the efforts of a few, dedicated Atari fans, the prototypes were archived, new artwork was created, and cartridges were produced. Each includes both a box and manual, and production is limited to 100 numbered copies of each title. Only 100 of each will ever be produced. This is the single-largest cache of unreleased Atari VCS/2600 prototypes to ever be released at one time!

Pre-orders are now being accepted, with carts to start shipping in late January. See the Digital Press webpage below for more information:

Link: http://www.digitpress.com/library/videosoft/videosoft.htm
From: http://www.atari.org/

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