Alternative products to Nintendo Switch

11 alternative and related products to Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch

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AtariVCS

Reinventing the way you game. Again.

The VCS is a completely new Atari connected device, designed in California by Atari. The company has partnered with AMD who provides the Atari VCS custom processor with Radeon Graphics Technology. The Atari VCS platform will offer support for 4K resolution, HDR and 60FPS content, onboard and expandable storage options, dual-band WiFi and Bluetooth 5.0, as well as USB 3.0 support.

Atari
Legendary Digital Pioneer Continues Development of New Hardware Platform that Honors Company's Innovative Video Game Roots While Launching a New Era of Interactive Home Entertainment; Will Reveal Atari VCS, Classic Joystick and Modern Controller Prototypes at Game Developers Conference NEW YORK, NY (MARCH 19, 2018) - Atari® - One of the world's most iconic c… See more
Engadget
Atari will be offering two versions of the gaming system: a "time-limited" Collector's Edition featuring the faux wood-front panelling and the $200 Onyx Edition, which is just black. Oddly, it doesn't appear that either of these options will include a controller as the announcement reads "other packages will include the Classic Joystick and Modern Controller… See more
TechRadar
The Atari name still carries a lot of cachet with video game fans, given the company's role in creating the home console market - but its last piece of new hardware, 1993's Jaguar, was a massive flop. Since then, the Atari brand has changed hands multiple times, emerged from bankruptcy, and been used to market social games and online gambling.
The Verge
Atari's long-awaited Atari VCS finally has a preorder date of May 30th, nearly a year after it was initially teased at E3 in 2017, as reported by . The Atari VCS, which uses a design aesthetic inspired by the Atari 2600 Video Computer System, will be offered two different ways: a "time-limited" Collector's Edition with a wood-front finish, and a black Onyx e… See more
GlobeNewswire News Room
NEW YORK, April 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Atari® - One of the world's most iconic consumer brands and interactive entertainment producers - today announces that pre-sales of its new Atari VCS™ hardware platform will start May 30, 2018. The pre-sale is exclusive to Indiegogo and features the time-limited Atari VCS Collector's Edition featuring the special … See more
13 Alternatives to AtariVCS

Atari Box

Atari's new mysterious gaming console (?)

Atari displayed its long-awaited and freshly branded retro console at GDC 2018.

TechRadar
The Atari name still carries a lot of cachet with video game fans, given the company's role in creating the home console market - but its last piece of new hardware, 1993's Jaguar, was a massive flop. Since then, the Atari brand has changed hands multiple times, emerged from bankruptcy, and been used to market social games and online gambling.
The Verge
Preorders for the Ataribox, the classic game company's take on a NES Classic retro console, are slated to go live this Thursday, according to a report from CNET citing an email from Atari sent out today to interested consumers.
4 Alternatives to Atari Box

Xbox Adaptive Controller

A controller for gamers with limited mobility.

Create a custom controller experience that is uniquely yours. Designed primarily to meet the needs of gamers with limited mobility, the Xbox Adaptive Controller features large programmable buttons and connects to external switches, buttons, mounts, and joysticks to help make gaming more accessible.

Plugged In | Microsoft Story Labs
In the early days of video games, input was simpler. Controllers just had a single digital joystick, or a rotating wheel, and maybe a button or two. But as the industry evolved in the 1980s and '90s, controllers, systems and games themselves became increasingly sophisticated and challenging to navigate.
Ars Technica
REDMOND, Washington-The Xbox Adaptive Controller (XAC), slated to launch "later this year," looks almost incomplete at first glance. The clean, confusing-looking slab, nearly the length and width of an Xbox One S, has no joysticks. The usual selection of Xbox inputs has been reduced down to a few menu buttons, a D-pad, and two black, hand-sized pads.
The Verge
Microsoft has announced the Xbox Adaptive Controller, an Xbox controller designed for people with disabilities. The device was leaked earlier this week. It has two large programmable buttons and 19 jacks that can be connected to a range of joysticks, buttons, and switches to make it easier for a wider range of people to play games.
16 Alternatives to Xbox Adaptive Controller
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