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Atari Anniversary Edition

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation
71
3.6
Windows
76
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PS Vita
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Description

The Atari Anniversary Edition features 12 classic Atari games, whereby two versions of this game exits. One for Dreamcast/Windows and the other one for PlayStation.

The Dreamcast/Windows version features the following games:



The PlayStation version features these games:



Note: the bold games are those that are just in the one version, but not in the other one.

In addition to the pure emulation modes, there is an option to display the cabinet art surrounding the display of each game, intended to give the player a sense of actually playing a stand-up machine.

Each game also has a toggle for an "enhanced" graphical mode, which varies from game to game. For instance, "enhanced" asteroids merely has a static backdrop, whereas "enhanced" warlords is a complete graphical overhaul with new colors. It should be noted that the "enhanced" version of Tempest is none other than Tempest Tubes, a modification for Tempest made in 1982 by Duncan Brown.

Also included is a gallery of game memorabilia, video clips of an interview with Nolan Bushnell, and desktop themes for Windows.

Screenshots

Atari Anniversary Edition PlayStation Space Duel - Game selection
Atari Anniversary Edition PlayStation Tempest - Sixth level
Atari Anniversary Edition PlayStation Asteroids (the vector games can run at high resolutions)
Atari Anniversary Edition Windows Cristal Castles !

Alternate Titles

  • "Atari Anniversary Edition Redux" -- PSX title

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The Press Says

The Video Game Critic PlayStation Jan 06, 2002 A 100
Deaf Gamers Windows 2005 5 out of 5 100
IC-Games Windows Oct 18, 2005 85 out of 100 85
GameCell UK Windows 2005 8 out of 10 80
IGN Dreamcast Aug 31, 2001 7.5 out of 10 75
All Game Guide PlayStation 2001 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameSpot PlayStation Jul 11, 2001 6.3 out of 10 63
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Jan, 2002 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
GamePro (US) Dreamcast Jul 20, 2001 2.5 out of 5 50
Game Revolution Dreamcast May 01, 2001 C- 42

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