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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!
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.
Sep 2 2019
If the 11 other games for the Lynx 30th Birthday celebration wasn't enough for you, a previously unreleased game called Tropsy has surfaced. It's a psychedelic themed Tetris clone, go check it out.
Sep 2 2019
So you heard that we're Celebrating Atari Lynx 30th Birthday. Well how about loading up some Lynx wallpapers on your phone, tablet and computer? Find them over here - Atari Lynx Wallpapers. There is a special new wallpaper for the 30th Birthday too!
Aug 27 2019
If you've been waiting to get one of the BennVenn Atari Lynx LCD kits there is a new batch of around 50 available right now. After these are sold, there'll be a temporary hold in production, so get in quick! The Lynx 1 version of the kit is still in development, without an ETA on its availability.
Aug 22 2019

Songbird Productions is pleased to announce the acquisition of multiple classic gaming properties, including:

  • The entire HandMade Software library, except for Kasumi Ninja, including games such as Awesome Golf and
  • Battlezone 2000
  • Battlemorph by ATD
  • Gordo 106 by Tenth Planet Software
  • Lynx Super Skweek by Loriciel
  • Othello by Harry Dodgson

    "Songbird has enjoyed two decades of supporting diehard Atari fans with new games for old systems," said Carl Forhan, founder of Songbird. "I look forward to a new wave of products that can incorporate these incredible games for the benefit of all gamers worldwide."

    Songbird Productions is a premier game developer and publisher for the Atari Lynx and Jaguar. To keep up to date with the latest news at Songbird Productions, be sure to visit the company web site at

  • Aug 18 2019
    Jon's done another Atari Lynx game walkthrough, this time it's for the first mission of Cybervirus! Check out the video here.
    Jul 24 2019
    Jon Mc's walkthrough videos for Atari Lynx have been great, if you haven't been following them you really should check out his channel. He's recently put up two more walkthroughs of California Games, the first one is the surfing and the other is the footbag event.
    Jul 24 2019
    There's a new Captain Harlynx video that shows off new enemies and level design. It's a short clip of gameplay from Stage 1.1 and it looks fantastic. This game is shaping up to be something really great! πŸš€
    Jul 23 2019
    The official boxes for Songbird Productions Atari Lynx games have been confirmed as getting the go ahead. This is what Songbird Productions had to say - "The print run is going to happenο»Ώ. I may end up not printing boxes for some of my oldest games, because a) I don't think I would sell very many, and b) there is a limit of how many boxes I can fit per sheet at the printer. Stay tuned!"
    Jul 15 2019
    The BennVenn Atari Lynx LCD kit is finally shipping. Get your's for $50 (USD) and don't forget to order the $3 mounting bracket to make your life easier. Atari Gamer did a review of this kit and the conclusion was: it rocks!
    Jul 14 2019
    RetroHQ has been working on a new version of Lynx SD called the Lynx SD Slim. This version will have a new slick design and will be able to load ROMs much faster than the current version.
    Jul 9 2019
    Jon Mc is at it again - he brings you a walkthrough of the infamous Atari Lynx game Krazy Ace. Check out the video here.
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