The Latest Addition to the Breakout Franchise from Atari Launches under the Zynga Partners for Mobile Program
LOS ANGELES & SAN FRANCISCO – Oct. 11, 2012 – Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and developers of interactive entertainment, and Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA), the world’s leading provider of social game services, today announced the launch of Super Bunny Breakout™ on the App Store. Available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, Super Bunny Breakout is the latest and furriest experience of the Breakout® franchise, where players control Rodney the bunny on a quest to help rescue other cute critters from cages at the nefarious Evil Animal Testing (E.A.T.) Labs. In this new take on the retro arcade classic, players will meet a colorful cast of characters and enjoy physics-based, Breakout-style gameplay. Super Bunny Breakout is available now for $0.99 on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, along with a free demo version called Super Bunny Breakout Free. Download Super Bunny Breakout at itunes.apple.com/app/id560556342 , and Super Bunny Breakout Free at itunes.apple.com/app/id560555614.
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LOS ANGELES – April 23, 2012 – Atari today announced that semi-finalists of the Pong® Indie Developer Challenge will be revealed on May 1, 2012. With 87 great submissions in review, the judging panel has extended their evaluation period from the initial April 24, 2012 target announcement date in order to fairly consider all the quality entries and choose the best as its 20 semi-finalists. Those developers, qualifying for the final selection round, will prepare a game build and video trailer for submission in order to compete for publishing agreements, cash prizes and promotion on Atari’s Developer Spotlight.
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LOS ANGELES – February 29, 2012 – Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and developers of interactive entertainment, today released a major update to its freemium iOS hit, Asteroids: GunnerTM. The update unlocks all of the mobile game’s galaxies, previously available through in-app purchases, and adds new content, including challenging enemies to blast away and the Omega galaxy to explore.
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Winners Receive Cash Prize, Publishing Agreements, and Industry Accolades
LOS ANGELES – February 28, 2012 – In celebration of Atari’s and Pong’s 40th anniversary, the company today announced the official start of its Pong® Indie Developer Challenge, calling on entrants to reimagine the classic game for a chance to win up to $100,000 and see their vision go from concept to market. Beginning February 28, 2012, developers can submit their original take on Pong® for iPhone®, iPad® and iPod® touch devices, with finalists launching their games on the App Store later this year under the Atari brand. Winning entries will also receive a long-term publishing agreement with Atari that includes development, creative resources and full marketing support. Submissions are now being accepted until March 31, 2012, 11:59pm ET, at: www.atari.com/pongdeveloperchallenge
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Available Now for $0.99 on the App Store, New Release Offers Fresh and Alternate Experience to Freemium Version
LOS ANGELES – January 24, 2012 – Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and developers of interactive entertainment, today announced the App Store release of Breakout®: Boost+, a new version of its popular brick-breaking game Breakout®: Boost for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Available for $0.99, Breakout: Boost+ features one hundred brand-new levels with all the challenging and frenetic brick-breaking action of the original iOS hit that achieved over two million downloads in the first month after launch. Continue reading Atari Introduces Breakout®: Boost+ with One Hundred New Levels