The Atari 2600 is easily one of the most classic console designs of all time, and if you’ve been looking to add one to your collection, the Lego replica of that timeless machine is on sale. Not only is this a nostalgic recreation of the machine–including a faux wood panel finish on the edges–but it comes loaded with extras. Normally $240, you can pick one up now for $192 at The Lego Store. Incase it sells out here, you can also grab this Lego set on Amazon for $204.

Lego icons Atari 2600

This is a great set for that rainy afternoon, as there are over 2,500 pieces in the box. Once you’ve assembled it, you’ll have a replica console with functioning switches, a brick-built Atari joystick designed to move like the original controller, and even several cartridges to display.

A neat little extra inside of the Lego Atari 2600.
A neat little extra inside of the Lego Atari 2600.

It’s worth pointing out that this is an Atari console in looks only, but the other retro surprise includes a hidden gaming room straight out of the ’80s. This a small diorama and includes small details like a retro landline phone, TV, posters, and a boom box.

The buildable cartridges are also based on real games like Asteroids, Centipede, and Adventure. The cartridges can be stored in a case and built into mini 3D vignette versions of the games. Finally, the console includes a switch to toggle for color or black-and-white television sets. If you’re looking to give the Valentine’s Day gift that matters this month, don’t miss out on these budget-friendly Lego deals.


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