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.
Players can simply update their app to experience the new content, which includes:
- Four free galaxies: access the original three and the new Omega galaxy for no charge
- 3 new enemies
- Ore refining, which allows players to gather more Crystals and unlock power-ups and ship upgrades more quickly
- Daily challenges give players the opportunity to earn even more Crystals
- Power-up and Omega slots now only 500 Crystals
Asteroids: Gunner+, a premium version of Asteroids: Gunner available for $4.99, provides full access to all eight ships and eliminates the need for Space Bucks.
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About ATARI, SA
Atari (www.atari.com) is a multi-platform, global interactive entertainment and licensing company. The original innovator of video gaming, founded in 1972, Atari owns and/or manages a portfolio of more than 200 games and franchises, including world renowned brands like Asteroids®, Centipede®, Missile Command®, Pong®, Test Drive®, Backyard Sports®, Deer Hunter®, Ghostbusters®, and Rollercoaster Tycoon®. Atari capitalizes on these powerful properties by delivering compelling games online (i.e. browser, Facebook® and digital download), on smartphones and tablets and other connected devices. The Company also develops and distributes interactive entertainment for video game consoles from Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony. As a licensor, Atari extends its brand and franchises into other media, merchandising and publishing categories.
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John O’Leary, TriplePoint for Atari