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These are the latest news and updates from the Atari Lynx scene and community. Do you have something hot to share? Get in contact and tell us what it is!
Oct 16 2019
The Atari Times website has been down for quite some time, but no more! Atari Gamer has reached out to Gregory D. George and he was able to fix everything and restore all the articles and information. It's great to see this resource available again!
Oct 16 2019

Analogue have announced the Pocket. It's definitely something to get for your retro gaming! You will need to get an additional adapter for Atari Lynx cartridges though. Check out what they had to say -

A multi-video-game-system portable handheld. A digital audio workstation with a built-in synthesizer and sequencer. A tribute to portable gaming. Out of the box, Pocket is compatible with the 2,780+ Game Boy, Game Boy Color & Game Boy Advance game cartridge library. Pocket works with cartridge adapters for other handheld systems, too. Like Game Gear. Neo Geo Pocket Color. Atari Lynx & more. Completely engineered in two FPGAs. No emulation.

Oct 8 2019
We're still Celebrating Atari Lynx 30th Birthday and The New Retro Show has published another excellent video showing Mike playing some of the games from the 30th Birthday Programming Competition. So if you want to see these games in action and see Mike get stuck and then find his way out (not to your heart!) then head on over to YouTube and watch the video.
Oct 5 2019
We noted a couple of weeks ago that White Lynx Productions will be at this year's PRGE. Well that hasn't changed, but Karri has now confirmed that he's finished the jukeboxes that he'll be exhibiting. These will have all of the games from the 30th Birthday celebrations on them. You will also be able to purchase a copy of On Duty.
Oct 5 2019
We've talked about the Sillyventure 2k19 Atari Lynx programming competition already and we knew back then that there will be some amazing prizes in store, well they've now been revealed and boy do they look good! Time to get coding!
Oct 3 2019
We've made a mistake! In our best and worst rated Atari Lynx games article we erroneously stated that Zaku was the best voted game, lack of sleep consumed us it seems! However our keen readers pointed out that it is in fact Lemmings that is the winner! Apologies about that! 😅
Oct 2 2019
If you're going to be at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo (October 18-20) and want to play all of the games from Atari Gamer's Atari Lynx 30th Birthday Programming Competition, come to booth number 101, it's the Mark/Space booth and we'll have a number of physical Lynx systems to play with, as well as emulation on Android devices.
Sep 28 2019
We saw that the Lynx SD Slim shells were revealed not long ago, well now we can see some of its electronics too! From James (RetroHQ) - "Change of scenery today! The Lynx SD Slim is now reading the SD card and accessing SRAM correctly now."
Sep 25 2019
White Lynx Productions will be attending PRGE this year and you can meet the guy behind it all, Karri Kaksonen at the booth in the "Exhibitor Annex" next to the "Epic Gaming Competitive Arena". Karri will have some of the White Lynx produced games for sale and you will be able to play many games on his actual white Atari Lynx and via emulation.
Sep 24 2019

We know that RetroHQ has been working on the new Lynx SD Slim and we finally have an update and a look at the new design. Straight from James himself - "I'm getting some new Lynx SD shells made along with the next batch of NeoGeo Pocket SD and Jag SD cases. It will fit in both Lynx 1 & 2, which has been one of the main goals for this next revision. :)"

Sep 11 2019

If you weren't amazed by the 11 new games that came out of the Atari Gamer Lynx Programming Competition, get ready for this... The Sillyventure team has just announced yet another Lynx coding contest. There are some amazing prizes up for grabs, including a fully modded Atari Lynx!

Before you dive into it, check out the Atari Lynx Programming Resources section here at Atari Gamer.

Sep 10 2019

We've just published some of our 3D print designs over at Thingiverse. The designs are for the Atari Lynx cartridge shell and the audio and ComLynx port protector.

If you like these designs and want to support us, click that "Tip Designer" button!

Sep 7 2019
There's a new tool available online, the Atari Lynx LNX to LYX ROM Converter. It will let you convert your LNX ROMs to LYX ROMs, just as the title suggests. It will also pad the ROMs out and can convert 128KiB to 256KiB ROMs.
Sep 3 2019
The Online Atari Lynx Emulator has been updated with some extra features today. The default scaling is set to 2x now to have a more faithful reproduction of games. You can also clearly see which scaling is being used. Games that need rotation are also supported now with normal, left and right rotation options.
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