Classic gaming company Coleco is making a comeback. The company has announced a partnership with Retro Video Game Systems for a cartridge-based console it’s calling Coleco Chameleon.
It’s described as a “versatile new video game system that serves as a modern day take on the classic game console.” It can play 8-, 16-, and 32-bit games, which Coleco says it is a “growing and popular genre.”
The Coleco Chameleon will play cartridge games–no, really. That makes it the first console about two decades to do that. In a statement, Retro Video Game Systems president Mike Kennedy said the console “is a love-letter to all the classic cartridge based gaming systems that came before it.”
“It will take gamers and their families back to a simpler time where games were all about great gameplay and fun factor,” he added. The original ColecoVision console was released in 1982.
Pricing was not announced. But , developers said “it will be significantly more affordable than the first go-around.”
The Coleco Chameleon will be available to buy in early 2016 and will be on display at the in February. You can .