LEGO ATARI 2600 – PRODUCT PRESS RELEASE
BUILD UP THE FUN WITH THE NEW ICONIC LEGO ATARI 2600 SET
20th July 2022 moment, the LEGO Group reveals the new LEGO ® Atari ® 2600 set, a nostalgic recreation of one of the most notorious videotape game consoles of all time. The iconic Atari VCS/ 2600 was an instant megahit when introduced in 1977 and the new LEGO set is grounded on the four- switch modification which debuted in 1980. The release of the new LEGO set also comes in festivity of Atari’s 50th anniversary.
From the unboxing experience through to adding the final slipup, erecting this intricate set is an suggestive trip within itself. spark challenge mode as you make your own press in slipup form and take a nostalgic trip uncovering features similar as the regulator with a joystick that moves to feel just like the original. Brick builders and gamers likewise will enjoy sliding open the front and unveiling a pop-up scene from an 80’s gaming room, reviving recollections of hours spent trying to get a new high score.
The set also includes three videotape game charges of iconic Atari games in slipup format Asteroids ™, Adventure and Centipede ™. The charges can be stored in a case and erected into mini performances of the games. In addition, the press includes a switch to elect whether you have a colour or black and white TV.
When it came to choosing a LEGO developer for the set, there was only one person for the job. Lifelong Atari addict Chris McVeigh, who said about the design; “ The Atari 2600 was one of the most memorable gifts I got as a sprat. I recall spending hours and hours in front of the television, absolutely amazed that I could play hall games in my own home. There were so numerous fabulous titles, too, including Asteroids, Adventure, and Centipede. This is why it has been such an inconceivable experience to bring two icons together, Atari and LEGO, in this stupendous set. We hope that erecting this classic press takes you back to those halcyon days when a sprinkle of pixels meant a world of adventure. ”
The LEGO Atari 2600 set is available from the 1st August 2022 via The LEGO Certified Stores at the retail price of AED,099.