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Atari 2600 + Sega Game Gear = Atari Gear 2600 Portable

by Paul Strauss
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Casemodders have implanted the brains of the Atari 2600 into all sorts of strange host bodies over the years, but this is the first time I’ve seen this particular permutation.

Atari Gear 2600 Casemod

Modder Chris Koopa (with a name like that, I’m shocked he hasn’t done any Nintendo mods) melded the shell of old SEGA Game Gear portable with the guts of an Atari 2600 to create this Frankenstein’s Monster of a gaming system, dubbed the Atari Gear 2600. The handheld has a 2.5″ backlit LCD display, and can run for an impressive 7-8 hours on a set of AA batteries.

Atari Gear 2600 Casemod

By using the lightweight innards of an Atari Flashback 2, Chris was able to cram in a system loaded with 40 built-in Atari 2600 games. And thanks to a clever 2600 cart slot mod, the system can play original cartridges from the 2600 too.

Pitfall portable, here I come!

[via Ben Heck Forums]

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Comments (3):

  1. David says:

    Ya man! Where’s my space invaders?!

  2. rufwork says:

    Um, I believe portable Pitfall! is called a Sega Nomad. Hidden pretty close to the beginning of The Mayan Adventure.

  3. tangos says:

    ouu, new gaming system

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