From the unboxing experience through adding the final brick, building the intricate set is an evocative journey within itself. Brick builders and gamers alike will enjoy sliding open the front and unveiling a pop-up scene from an ‘80s gaming room, reviving memories of hours spent trying to achieve a new high score.
The set also includes three video game cartridges of Atari games in brick format: “Asteroids,” “Adventure” and “Centipede.” The cartridges can be stored in a case and built into mini versions of the games and include a switch to select whether builders have a color or black and white television.
“The Atari 2600 was one of the most memorable gifts I got as a kid,” says Chris McVeigh, designer of the LEGO Atari set. “I recall
The LEGO Atari 2600 set is available starting Aug. 1.
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