Atari Anniversary Edition

Critic Score User Score
Windows
76
4.2
PlayStation
71
3.6
Dreamcast
59
3.0
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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 Battlezone - Incoming missile
Atari Anniversary Edition PlayStation Gravitar - Fighting a saucer.
Atari Anniversary Edition PlayStation Gravitar - Rough terrain
Atari Anniversary Edition PlayStation Space Duel - Another level

Alternate Titles

  • "Atari Anniversary Edition Redux" -- PSX title

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User Reviews

Classic Games by Atari with extra content in an excellent value! Windows KatieCadet2012 (1597)

Critic Reviews

Deaf Gamers Windows 2005 5 out of 5 100
Gaming Target Dreamcast Jul 24, 2001 9 out of 10 90
IC-Games Windows Oct 18, 2005 85 out of 100 85
The Video Game Critic Dreamcast Aug 26, 2001 B- 67
Game Freaks 365 Dreamcast 2001 6.7 out of 10 67
GameSpot Windows Jul 11, 2001 6.3 out of 10 63
GamePro (US) Dreamcast Jul 20, 2001 2.5 out of 5 50
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Jan, 2002 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Meristation PlayStation Mar 30, 2002 4.2 out of 10 42
GameSpot Dreamcast Jul 11, 2001 4 out of 10 40

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