Three new titles from the Aery series are coming to the Atari VCS, beginning with Aery — A Journey Beyond Time which lands in the VCS store Friday, August 27

Aery’s gameplay lets you experience the joy of gliding through the air, as you bank and swoop through an ever-changing array of lush landscapes. The games pull you along on a calming journey of discovery … blissful immersion at its best.


The upgraded space-themed flyer releases this week on the Atari VCS

Veteran game developer Jani Penttinen has two games on the Atari VCS, Guntech and Utopos. This week he is releasing a revamped update for Guntech, Guntech 2.0 this week. The title is in the VCS store for $19.99 USD and will be a free update for people who own the original Guntech.

Jani, tell us about yourself and why you make games?

I’m a game developer for life. My first game, called Utopos, was published in 1993 for Atari ST and since then I’ve worked for successful indie studios…


Shares stories from the company’s early days and takes Tempest for a quick spin on the all-new Atari VCS

Atari Founder Nolan Bushnell and the all-new Atari VCS at Atari HQ in NYC.

August 12, 2021 — Today should have been like any other mega-humid summer Thursday in NYC, but it ended up being a particularly special one when the great Atari icon Nolan Bushnell decided to drop by the Atari offices.

Nolan Bushnell’s legacy has always been a part of everything we do, and the company has maintained a constant connection with him. …


Pack up your travel-sized ouija board, it’s time to re-enter Twin Lakes — America’s 34th most haunted city.

In an agreement with Akupara Games, the multi award-winning comedic serial adventures Darkside Detective and Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark, is now available on the VCS.

Considered one of the “best point and click adventures of all time” (Leah Williams, Kotaku), Darkside Detective allows players to explore mysterious and eerie locations, and use their wits to investigate and solve macabre mysteries.


Developed in partnership with Mega Cat Studios, Food Fight will unleash a storm of sloppy joes and juicy lucys in frenetic multiplayer action

Dodge! Dip! Dinner Roll! Featuring single-player, co-op, and online multiplayer modes, the reimagined game offers procedurally generated environments to ensure gameplay never goes stale. Players can collect and choose from over 30 individual weapons, items, and special pick-ups, each with their own kitchen characteristics, such as “slippery” or “sticky.”


First released on the Atari ST in 1991, D/Generation has been remastered for the Atari VCS by West Coast Software in time for the title’s 30th Anniversary. Not only is the game returning to its roots, but the game was set 30 years in the future … in 2021!

D/Generation is a cyberpunk action-adventure game loaded with puzzle elements you need to solve in order to progress. …


Red Rust, by indie developer ArtSource Digital, is coming the Atari VCS.

It’s the year 1984 and Soviet KGB agent Red has been sent to the West on a secret mission. Attractive, tough, even brutal, Red sets forth on a journey that exposes her to boss battles, plot twists, and just maybe some emotional discovery.

Red Rust is a joyous mash-up of styles. A side-scrolling kick and punch battler than mixes in shooting. Flying and driving levels that not only change the pace of the game, but the orientation. …


Make a pledge in the Unsung Warriors Kickstarter campaign and get guaranteed beta access before the game releases on PC or on the Atari VCS.

At higher pledge levels you can earn physical rewards and even have yourself represented in the game as a character, painting or statue.

One participant will also get a rare, Atari VCS Collector’s Edition pc/console hybrid.


Jetboard Joust is coming to the Atari VCS!

A fusion of classic arcade shoot-’em-ups and modern roguelikes from publisher Freedom Games and developer BitBull, blasts onto Atari VCS on May 18, 2021.

Jetboard Joust is an absolute joy to play, with fast, frenetic action and incredibly creative boss battles. The game is a visual feast.


You might not expect a video game protagonist to have his own Instagram account. Well meet Reggie, he does.

Reggie is the brainchild of Degoma games, a two-person development team based the Amsterdam. An adventure about time travel, Reggie combines the mechanics of a playful platformer with a humorous, creative storyline. The game narrative is supported by high-quality animated cut scenes that would not look out of place on Cartoon Network. The Degoma team is making the good stuff, and we are excited that they are bringing their creativity to the Atari VCS.

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