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    Intellivision announces the Amico 21st Century console

    Amico, focussed upon families and kid-friendly games, will release on 10th Oct 2020.
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    Re: Intellivision announces the Amico 21st Century console

    Console expense is one thing but I hope they are not thinking of charging $2.99-$7.99 for games between 20 and 40 years old, that's insane.

    Now now, before anyone defends it vehemently, I am saying that from the perspective the original game has already made its money, profit is done and revenue streams have ended. To me, charging so high for a digital version of a nostalgic classic is price gouging.

    But it depends what has been done to the game for the console.

    I guess I'm getting fed up of this mini console nostalgia return.

    That and I'll keep moaning till I get an N64 Mini and Gamecube Mini which has pretty much all the games on. Then I'll be happy!

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    Re: Intellivision announces the Amico 21st Century console

    10th October 2020, seems a bit ambitious to be so specific 2 years out.

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    Re: Intellivision announces the Amico 21st Century console

    Fast! Release all console remakes before the guys that played those original games dies!!!

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    Re: Intellivision announces the Amico 21st Century console

    Quote Originally Posted by Tabbykatze View Post
    Console expense is one thing but I hope they are not thinking of charging $2.99-$7.99 for games between 20 and 40 years old, that's insane.
    "reimagined retro games"

    There are plenty of brand new, retro styled games selling for more, and GoG are successfully charging similar money for old games...

    Quote Originally Posted by Tabbykatze View Post
    To me, charging so high for a digital version of a nostalgic classic is price gouging.
    Depends how much it cost them to secure the rights to the games...

    Quote Originally Posted by Tabbykatze View Post
    I guess I'm getting fed up of this mini console nostalgia return.
    But..... bandwaggon......!!

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    Re: Intellivision announces the Amico 21st Century console

    Quote Originally Posted by Tabbykatze View Post
    That and I'll keep moaning till I get an N64 Mini and Gamecube Mini which has pretty much all the games on. Then I'll be happy!
    But by modern standard the GameCube *was* mini

    But as for this, there are very few platforms for which I have absolutely no nostalgic memories, but I never had, wanted or knew someone who owned an Intellivision. I wish them luck, but the reason for buying this product eludes me. I think Nintendo already have the family friendly market bagged, and those controllers look rather delicate for something to hand to a child young enough that you would care about games ratings (our Wii remotes took some punishment when we had small kids).

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    Re: Intellivision announces the Amico 21st Century console

    Quote Originally Posted by DanceswithUnix View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Tabbykatze View Post
    That and I'll keep moaning till I get an N64 Mini and Gamecube Mini which has pretty much all the games on. Then I'll be happy!
    But by modern standard the GameCube *was* mini

    But as for this, there are very few platforms for which I have absolutely no nostalgic memories, but I never had, wanted or knew someone who owned an Intellivision. I wish them luck, but the reason for buying this product eludes me. I think Nintendo already have the family friendly market bagged, and those controllers look rather delicate for something to hand to a child young enough that you would care about games ratings (our Wii remotes took some punishment when we had small kids).
    Burger Time on the intellivision was the best version even though the controllers sucked big time
    Old puter - still good enuff till I save some pennies!

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