+++ Press Release +++ Atari Jaguar Europe Festival
The Atari Jaguar Europe Festival, "ejagfest" in short, takes place on November 24th of this year in Duisburg (near Düsseldorf), Germany.
The Atari Jaguar Europe Festival is an annual festival for all Atari Jaguar and Lynx fans, developers and retailers. Open-minded fans of other video game systems are welcome, of course.
The „Atari Jaguar Europe Festival is a meeting of retro gaming fans from all over Europe. The focus of attention is Atari and all consoles of the cult lable. All of you who would like to play systems like the Jaguar, Lynx, VCS 2600, 5200, 7800 or on a trusty homecomputer of the 80s, this is the right place.
Retro games, homebrew announcements / presentations, prototypes believed to be lost and demos of all kind can be experienced on the ejagfest. Developers from all over Europe regularly take the opportunity to present their new developments on the festival, and sometimes even have exclusive items for sale. Another highlight was the presentation of the only working “High-res Jaguar Virtual Reality Headset” in existence, which was shown for the first time in Europe on the ejagfest in the year 2007.
Competitions such as “Club Drive” or “Kasumi Ninja” make sure everyone has a fun time. Next to these fun competitions, the official European championship in “Checkered Flag” for the Lynx is taking place each year. To make the event complete there are retro game retailers to offer Jaguar/Lynx titles and a variety of other retro games and systems.
Highlights of this year:• 16 32 bit Systems :
Competitions:• Checkered Flag European Championship (Atari Lynx)
This list is nowhere complete; every visitor who has something to show is welcome to. Please let us know in advance if possible.
All of you who enjoy retro games and a nice chat with like-minded people are welcome to join us.
This year is the event's 12th anniversary and takes place for the 1st time in a new location in Duisburg near Düsseldorf.
Opening is on 24th November at 10:00am. Entrance fee is 9,00 Euro.