The King is back: meet the COLECO Chameleon!

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#1 Posted by loco145 (11964 posts) -

Trabuco Canyon, CA (PR) – December 17, 2015 Video-game industry pioneer COLECO re-enters the market, partnering with Retro Video Game Systems, Inc., to introduce a new, modern-day video-game system called the COLECO Chameleon.

Chris Cardillo, a partner in COLECO said, "Mark [Thomann] and I are excited to work hand-in-hand with Retro Video Game Systems, Inc. in the launch of the COLECO Chameleon. It's ironic that a new ‘retro’ video-game system would actually revolutionize and revitalize the COLECO brand."

And, for the first time in nearly 20 years, the COLECO Chameleon will once again play brand new games on long-lasting, durable cartridges that can be played, traded, and collected for a lifetime. And all game cartridges will include high quality, plastic clamshell cases with illustrated instruction manuals and game developer liner notes.

Source.

Nintendo, MS and Sony should give up already.

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#2 Edited by TheEroica (17440 posts) -

Wtf is that....? Gimme gimme gimme.

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#3 Posted by foxhound_fox (97013 posts) -

This should make @SolidTy happy.

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#4 Posted by Renegade_Fury (19827 posts) -

Intellivision 4 lyfe. Also, why does it look like a Jaguar?

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#5 Posted by Flyincloud1116 (6418 posts) -

Sign me up for 4.

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#6 Posted by MuD3 (2118 posts) -

This has my interest...

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#7 Posted by Ten_Pints (3133 posts) -

But can it play Crysis?

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#8 Posted by quatoe (7145 posts) -

I want.

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#9 Posted by GameboyTroy (8743 posts) -

Interesting

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#10 Posted by TheEroica (17440 posts) -

Like, are they intending on making new 8, 16 and 32 bit video games on this device in cartridge form? Because that's some misty eyed man tear enducing shit right there if so... Yes please and thank you.

@getyeryayasout: did you see this?

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#11 Posted by getyeryayasout (11585 posts) -

@TheEroica: I'll keep this on my radar. It could be the second Coleco system I'll own!

I vote right now that Coleco fans be named Cabbages in SW, as Coleco was responsible for Cabbage Patch Kids back in the 80's.

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#12 Posted by TheEroica (17440 posts) -

How can you not vote for this guy for funniest system warrior?

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#13 Posted by coasterguy65 (7133 posts) -

Hey if it has an updated version of Zaxxon I'm there.

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#14 Posted by NyaDC (8006 posts) -

I'm all over this, what a fantastic idea!

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#15 Posted by guard12 (2018 posts) -

Wow this actually looks pretty legit..

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#16 Posted by RossRichard (3632 posts) -

So this is the new version of the failed Retro VGS?

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#17 Posted by FoxbatAlpha (10669 posts) -

I loved the original one back in the day. This would be a bit for me.

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#18 Posted by SecretPolice (32731 posts) -

Still have my Adam Computer and my Super Action Controllers. :P

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#19 Posted by PikachuDude860 (1809 posts) -

The hype is real.

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#20 Posted by AtariKidX (7010 posts) -

Can't wait.......

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#21 Edited by Shewgenja (19553 posts) -

New System Wars faction: the Chameleons.

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#22 Posted by Heil68 (57942 posts) -

Will check that out, remember their original systems.

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#23 Posted by Solaryellow (4061 posts) -

Ahhhh back when gaming was so much simpler yet equally as fun as today.

Looper (or whatever the hell it was called), Zaxxon, Mr. Do, etc...,

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#24 Posted by SolidTy (49991 posts) -

@foxhound_fox said:

This should make @SolidTy happy.

The COLECO Chameleon...My interest is piqued, for sure.

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#25 Posted by k--m--k (2546 posts) -

Sad,

people still trying to live in the past.

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#26 Posted by Slimmin360 (1933 posts) -

If it's true i'm very interested, but the console looks suspiciously like an Atari jaguar.

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#27 Edited by N64DD (9386 posts) -

@Renegade_Fury said:

Intellivision 4 lyfe. Also, why does it look like a Jaguar?

You beat me to it. That's the exact design of a Atari Jaguar, wtf?

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#28 Posted by loco145 (11964 posts) -

But the Jaguar wsa awesome!

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#29 Posted by drummerdave9099 (3454 posts) -

Who's gonna make games for it?

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#30 Posted by loco145 (11964 posts) -

@drummerdave9099 said:

Who's gonna make games for it?

You.

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#31 Posted by raugutcon (5315 posts) -

@Shewgenja said:

New System Wars faction: the Chameleons.

How are they gonna be called ?