Atari Flashback Classics

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Atari Flashback Classics is ranked in the 31st percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 13 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

66

Top Critic Average

46%

Critics Recommend

Based on 13 critic reviews

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PS4Blog.net
9 / 10
9 / 10
Jan 4, 2019

Atari Flashback Collection is an excellent must-have pack with 150 classic Atari arcade and home console releases.

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Video Chums
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Dec 18, 2018

Atari Flashback Classics for Switch is one of the biggest and best classic game compilations ever produced.

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GamePitt
8.3 / 10.0
8.3 / 10.0
Jan 5, 2019

The Atari Flashback Classics collection is, hands down, the most ambitious collection of games I’ve ever seen. It consists of a library so vast with different styles that anyone can go into it and find a game they enjoy. It may be missing one of the biggest developers and game which was ever made (Namco/Pacman), but the weight of the legacy of the other games makes this collection a must-have for retro game lovers!

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TheSixthAxis
8 / 10
8 / 10
Jan 7, 2019

Atari Flashback Collection is a wonderful way to experience gaming history for the first time, or reminisce over your favourites one more time.

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Electric Bento
7.5 / 10.0
7.5 / 10.0
Jan 14, 2019

Atari Flashback Classics is a must own for those who want to relive the past either for the first time or older players like myself looking for a huge collection of games to have available on the go.

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Pure Nintendo
7 / 10.0
7 / 10.0
Dec 31, 2018

If you're the type of gamer who appreciates a mix of little-known games and classics that paved the way for better versions, Atari Flashback Classics might be up your alley. Even if you've played a good number of these games so many times already, having them in handheld form is something. With a small selection of achievements and leaderboards, this collection has replayability too.

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NintendoWorldReport
6.5 / 10.0
6.5 / 10.0
Dec 23, 2018

It is going to be hard for anyone without a strong affinity for Atari games to enjoy the gameplay that these titles offer.

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CGMagazine
6.5 / 10.0
6.5 / 10.0
Dec 24, 2018

Atari Flashback Classics offers a vast look back into the history of an important time in games, but may offer little of interest to those without nostalgic feelings for it.

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ThisGenGaming
6.5 / 10.0
6.5 / 10.0
Jan 19, 2019

I enjoyed diving into Pong, Asteroids, and others but someone else who grew up playing these games will get far more enjoyment out of it

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Cubed3
6 / 10
6 / 10
Apr 13, 2019

Ultimately, Atari Flashback Classics is a fine collection. The sheer quantity of entertainment software is reason enough to warrant a look. Alongside certified arcade greats, is a wealth of middling-to-fun Atari 2600 and 5200 titles.

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PowerUp!
5.3 / 10.0
5.3 / 10.0
Jan 7, 2019

There’s some fun to be had here, don’t get me wrong, but with a little more time and effort, and some better choices of games this could have been a solid recommendation.

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GameSpew
5 / 10.0
5 / 10.0
Jan 9, 2019

If at some point during your youth you owned an Atari 2600, you’re probably going to love Atari Flashback Classics for the Nintendo Switch.

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Nintendo Life
5 / 10
5 / 10
Dec 18, 2018

Quantity over quality has never been exhibited so perfectly as it is here. Having 150 games is undoubtedly impressive, but when the vast majority of them are barely decipherable, let alone playable, you're probably only really left with around 15 titles that will hold your attention for more than a minute.

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