The ‘World’s Smallest Arcade Game’ Is Just $24 and Includes 10 Popular Titles to Play From the Palm of Your Hand
The Atari Tiny Arcade is inspired by the classic video game set from the Seventies, only re-casted as a keychain-sized console
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Nostalgia is having a moment, with new products re-capturing the fun and whimsy of our youth. Case in point: this miniature arcade set from Atari, which has been popularized on TikTok as the “World’s Smallest Arcade Game.”
Available on Amazon right now for just $25 (regularly $27.99+), the Mini Atari Arcade Machine measures just 3.5 inches wide (smaller than the length of a credit card) and is no thicker than a ring box. The best part: you can actually play ten different titles on this working, pocket-sized arcade game.
The Tiny Arcade Atari 2600 is inspired by the classic video game console from 1978, only re-casted as a miniature version that fits in the palm of your hand. The Original Atari 2600 was a portable (though still chunky) gaming console that brought arcade games like Missile Command, Asteroids and Centipede into the home for the first time. Instead of having to go to the arcade to play these titles on their massive machines, gamers were now able to play them at home.
This mini arcade console takes it one step further (or smaller), with the ability to play ten pre-programmed games on a full-color 1.5-inch TV monitor. Inspired by a retro television set, the screen is controlled by an included mini joystick (a replica of the original Atari 2600 joystick). A tiny gaming console (or cartridge) is pre-loaded with ten different games: Breakout, Tempest, Centipede, Combat, Pong, Warlords, Missile Command, Millipede, Asteroids, and Pac-Man (gamers will recognize the first name games as original full-play Atari hits).
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