One of the best-selling PC franchises of all time comes to Nintendo 3DS™ on October 16, 2012
LOS ANGELES – September 4, 2012 – Today Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, announced that it will release RollerCoaster Tycoon® 3D on Nintendo 3DS™ on October 16, 2012. Continue reading Atari Announces Launch Date for RollerCoaster® Tycoon 3D
Modern ‘Atari Arcade’ Experience Features Fresh Graphics, Social Connectivity and Tablet Touch Gameplay, Play Now for Free at Atari.com
LOS ANGELES – August 30, 2012 – Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and developers of interactive entertainment, today announced a partnership with Internet Explorer to launch the Atari Arcade. The browser-based portal is a next-generation collection of Atari’s classic games reimagined in HTML5 with fresh graphics, gameplay and integration with Facebook and Twitter. Atari Arcade shines in Internet Explorer, but also works well in other modern browsers. Because of the quality of the IE experience, an ad-free version is made available to all Internet Explorer customers when they play Atari Arcade.
Continue reading Atari and Internet Explorer Launch Star-studded Game Lineup in HTML5-based Social Arcade
NEW YORK – August 22, 2012 – Microprose announced its new title “Special Forces: Team X” today, a team-based shooter that innovates the genre with a new “Dynamic Battlefield” system that allows players to dynamically define the combat environment before each battle. Developed by Zombie Studios, and distributed by Atari, Special Forces: Team X will be available this Fall for PC and console download.
Continue reading Microprose Announces “Special Forces: Team X” Third-Person, Team-Based Tactical Shooter
zGames, MadRuse Games and Eppy Games Take top Honors and Prizes, Will See Commercial Release on App Store
LOS ANGELES – August 2, 2012 – Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and developers of interactive entertainment, today revealed the winners of the Pong® Indie Developer Challenge. The winning developers, who competed against other independent game developers for the chance to remake Atari’s iconic Pong, were chosen by a judging panel in conjunction with community voting. Final ranking is as follows:
- 1st place ($50,000): zGames
- 2nd place ($37,500): MadRuse Games
- 3rd place ($15,000): Eppy Games
Continue reading Winners Revealed for Atari’s Pong® Indie Developer Challenge
Infographic and Sizzle Reel Highlight 40 Years of Gaming, Released with Details of Special Giveaways and Events
LOS ANGELES – June 27, 2012 – Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and developers of interactive entertainment, today commemorates its 40th anniversary, which comes on the heels of the recent mobile releases Circus Atari TM and Centipede®: Origins. In celebration of this milestone, Atari has released an infographic highlighting its many pivotal moments in video game history, as well as a sizzle reel with footage from a 1980s commercial and the company’s progression over the years to its recent mobile hits.
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Finalists Guaranteed Cash and iOS Publishing Agreements, Community Voting Opens
LOS ANGELES – June 26, 2012 – Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and developers of interactive entertainment, today revealed finalists in the Pong® Indie Developer Challenge. The developers revealed today will win three-year, revenue-share publishing agreements and cash prizes, which will be awarded based on final ranking, with first place taking home a grand prize of $50,000. All finalists are featured on Atari’s Developer Spotlight, with information about each developer and their submission. Fans can visit the Developer Spotlight and vote for their favorite new Pong concept at www.atari.com/pongdevchallenge/finalists. Continue reading Atari Announces Finalists for the Pong® Indie Developer Challenge
Atari introduces all-new style and mobile gameplay for the retro classic
LOS ANGELES – June 21, 2012 – Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and developers of interactive entertainment, today announced the launch of Centipede®: Origins on the App Store and Google Play. Staying true to the classic arcade shooter Centipede, players will help their garden gnome repel an army of centipedes and other bugs to protect their garden at all costs. Available for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and a variety of Android smartphones and tablets, Centipede: Origins will be available for $0.99 with in-game purchases, using the following links:
New Puzzle Platformer Brings High-flying Circus Fun to the App Store
LOS ANGELES – May 17, 2012 – Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and developers of interactive entertainment, today announced the launch of Circus Atari™ on the App Store. In this new free-to-play puzzle platformer, players perform as a circus clown blasting out of cannons and flying through the air in a vertical climb to record heights. Based on the Atari 2600 classic, Circus Atari makes its mobile debut on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Continue reading Circus Atari™ Swings onto the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch