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#1 Rev OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue May 29, 2018 8:39 AM

Sources:
https://venturebeat....-1980s-console/

https://www.twingala...tails.php/1652/

The video game industry veteran has been named the new President of Intellivision Entertainment and will be leading the company's plan to relaunch the Intellivision console.

Details of the new console will be released on October 1, and you can subscribe to updates at their website. Tallarico said the team is developing a new controller as well. But he said the console will not match the capabilities of modern consoles and it wont be expensive. At launch, Tallarico said there will be 10 games ready, and he said the machine will run an emulator to play all the old games.

The official Intellivision Entertainment website:

https://www.intelliv...ertainment.com/

Official Facebook:

https://m.facebook.c...onEntertainment

Edited by Rev, Tue May 29, 2018 8:47 AM.


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Posted Tue May 29, 2018 8:41 AM

Oh my! 😱
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#3 intellivotion OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue May 29, 2018 8:45 AM

just signed up to be one of the first 100,000 people to get a Limited Edition of whatsoever oddity they are going to release, lol



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Posted Tue May 29, 2018 8:48 AM

100,000? wow, I though there were maybe a few hundred that were still interested based on people here.



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Posted Tue May 29, 2018 8:49 AM

Perhaps 100K is how many Flashbacks have been sold?



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Posted Tue May 29, 2018 8:49 AM

Signed up too.  May finally get the INTV I've always wanted.



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Posted Tue May 29, 2018 8:51 AM

100,000? wow, I though there were maybe a few hundred that were still interested based on people here.

perhaps they are Europeans and 100,000 means 100 and 0 thousandths



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Posted Tue May 29, 2018 9:28 AM

:-o  :-o  :-o  :-o 



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Posted Tue May 29, 2018 9:35 AM

Tommy Tallarico, though? Ugh. Next to Michael Pachter, he's got the worst opinions ever about video games.



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Posted Tue May 29, 2018 9:38 AM

I feel better about this than the AtariBox.



#11 Rev OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue May 29, 2018 9:41 AM

https://www.game-foc...-jeux-61368.php

#12 Rev OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue May 29, 2018 9:42 AM

I feel better about this than the AtariBox.


I wonder what the final name will be?

Intellibox

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Posted Tue May 29, 2018 9:44 AM

I was excited until I saw "Tallarico."  :lol: Now I can't help wondering if the system will come wrapped in one of his cheeseball guitar solos.

 

(And before it finishes loading, that website looks like it's going to be an adult site. I've definitely seen that sultry red smoke background on porn sites before. Just saying. :P )

 

Still, I hope this pans out. It sounds like they have a focused idea of what the system will be and they're not being overambitious. That's a step in the right direction right off the bat. Maybe they could accidentally leave an opening on the board for an Intellivision cartridge port, a la the Flashback 2... :ponder: :-D

 

I only worry that a system like this doesn't really have any reason to exist. It sounds like a system that, conceptually, is essentially more or less like any other modern console, only deliberately less capable and useful. I'm no industry veteran like our boy Tommy, but I think it's a mistake to equate "approachable" with "gimped." Simple, fun, affordable, family games--what does that mean? And how is it different from extant alternatives to "hardcore" console/PC gaming like mobile, Flash, indie, etc.? I look forward to Intellivision Entertainment's answer, though. :)

 

 

I wonder what the final name will be?

Intellibox

 

New Intellivision Console that Intellibox?



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Posted Tue May 29, 2018 9:47 AM

Congrats to Paul by the way! I look forward to him interviewing himself on the podcast. 😁

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Posted Tue May 29, 2018 9:52 AM

Signed up! :)

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Posted Tue May 29, 2018 10:06 AM

I was excited until I saw "Tallarico."  :lol: Now I can't help wondering if the system will come wrapped in one of his cheeseball guitar solos.

 

 

 

SHIT! Now I'm searching for Tommy Tallarico guitar solos on Youtube!



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Posted Tue May 29, 2018 10:23 AM

I wonder what the final name will be?
Intellibox


BurritoBox.

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Posted Tue May 29, 2018 10:25 AM

Very interesting!  With the exception that it will play new games developed by Intellivision Entertainment, I wonder how much different the new console will be from an Ultimate Intellivision Flashback, where you can load your game roms on there via wifi?



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Posted Tue May 29, 2018 10:33 AM

It's the console wars all over again!  Congrats to VP of Product Development, Paul!  Signed up and looking forward to more info.



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Posted Tue May 29, 2018 10:34 AM

Hopefully it won't end up like this AtariBox...



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Posted Tue May 29, 2018 10:39 AM

Interesting news! I'm excited to see how this pans out. Congrats to Paul and others.

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Posted Tue May 29, 2018 10:57 AM

This is fantastic news, Im all signed up and look forward to the updates as they become available. :)

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Posted Tue May 29, 2018 10:57 AM

Exciting News !! Congratulations to all involved.

Wow after 40 years who would of thought.

Cheers 🍻

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Posted Tue May 29, 2018 11:01 AM

...
 
(And before it finishes loading, that website looks like it's going to be an adult site. I've definitely seen that sultry red smoke background on porn sites before. Just saying. :P )
 
...


I am this excited for the potential console add-ons:
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Posted Tue May 29, 2018 11:14 AM

I wonder what the final name will be?

Intellibox

 

Maybe they incorporate the company name like: Intellivision Entertainment System (IES)?






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