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January 2021 Retro Gaming Article


February 19, 2021 Retro Gaming Blog Post:

GameStop received window-poster promos prior to the announced delay of the Intellivision Amico

Amico poster promos at GameStop
Apparently the promotion of the Spring release of Intellivision's new game console were already sent when the release date changed.
I've been excited about the return of Intellivision and the upcoming Amico video game console. Now in it's second delay, we won't see it until October 10th of this year. Originally slated for a 10/10/20 release date, COVID-19 has ruined everything including console releases. I'm still a fan of this project. Unlike Atari's recent VCS release, Intellivision has been very transparent and keeps fans in the loop with frequent social posts and demos of upcoming games.

I like the low price point and the way they are re-imagining retro games for a modern console. Check out what they've done with Moon Patrol and Break Out among others. I truly believe this can be a successful console and even extend beyond those who played Intellivision decades ago. I hope they can bring this to market in the Fall.

Intellivision Amico video game console Intellivision Amico will be available in several colors
With GameStop's propensity to throw video gaming history into their dumpsters, I hope some of these posters can be saved and enjoyed by fans. Get ready to dumpster-dive for these rare beauties!

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