The Atari 5200 SuperSystem, was the successor to the incredibly popular. It shared much of the same hardware with the companies 400/800 computers while offering better graphics and was created to compete directly with the ColecoVision. The 5200's controller featured a 360-degree non-centering joystick that was touted to offer control than the eight-way joystick controller offered by its predecessor. Lackluster game development made it less successful than the 2600. It was discontinued in…

The Atari 5200 SuperSystem, was the successor to the incredibly popular. It shared much of the same hardware with the companies 400/800 computers while offering better graphics and was created to compete directly with the ColecoVision. The 5200's controller featured a 360-degree non-centering joystick that was touted to offer control than the eight-way joystick controller offered by its predecessor. Lackluster game development made it less successful than the 2600. It was discontinued in…

Atari 5200- We thought this was so amazing when we got this for Christmas

Atari 5200- We thought this was so amazing when we got this for Christmas

Box art for the 5200 version of Super Breakout, a home video game by Atari 1982

Box art for the 5200 version of Super Breakout, a home video game by Atari 1982

gamefreaksnz: Joysticks & Controllers | Yves-José Malgorn Illustration of joystcks and controllers, from the most famous video game consoles : Atari Jaguar, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 7800, ColecoVision, Magnavox, Nintendo Gamecube, Nintendo N64, Nintendo Super Famicom, Nintendo Wii, Panasonic 3DO, Sega Master System, Sega Dreamcast, Sega Genesis, Sega Saturn, SNK Neo Geo, Sony PlayStation, TurboGrafx-16, Microsoft Xbox 360.

gamefreaksnz: Joysticks & Controllers | Yves-José Malgorn Illustration of joystcks and controllers, from the most famous video game consoles : Atari Jaguar, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 7800, ColecoVision, Magnavox, Nintendo Gamecube, Nintendo N64, Nintendo Super Famicom, Nintendo Wii, Panasonic 3DO, Sega Master System, Sega Dreamcast, Sega Genesis, Sega Saturn, SNK Neo Geo, Sony PlayStation, TurboGrafx-16, Microsoft Xbox 360.

Hyperkin is giving the Atari 2600 new life with the Retron 77

Hyperkin is giving the Atari 2600 new life with the Retron 77

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