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Art of Atari Released

Atari has most certainly earned its place in the history books as a pioneer of the gaming industry. After the release of Pong, it became one of the definitive giants of the early video game world. Even gamers who weren’t around to game in the 70s have heard of the games they created. Space Invaders, ...

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Asteroids Rebooted as an Online Survival Game

Atari has announced the development and upcoming release of Asteroids: Outpost. Yes, this is being labeled as a reboot of the classic 1979 arcade space shooter by Atari, but it’s looking almost nothing like the original. Instead of updating the classic game mode, this revival will be a sandbox style, open world, survival game. Players are cast as ...

Alone in the Dark: Illumination gets official System Requirements

Atari makes another run at the survival horror genre with their upcoming Alone in the Dark: Illumination: a long awaited sequel of Alone in the Dark: Inferno. Following in the footsteps of its predecessor, the latest title to come out of Pure FPS developing studios promises to offer the same traditional survival horror experience with ...

Indie developer releases iPong, a reboot of the Atari classic

Indie developer Soloweb developed a remastered edition of the Atari classic, “Pong”. The game was developed with a low-budget and is intended as a reboot of the original. Without any connection to Apple or their products, the developer named their game “iPong”. According to Soloweb, iPong is set into the future, as every existing race ...

Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari, regrets having sold the company to Warner Communications

Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari, says that selling the company to Warner Communications in 1976 was a big mistake. He adds that this decision, though taken because they needed money to develop their own console (the Atari 2600), led the company to destruction. Through his reddit account, Bushnell also states that, in his opinion, Atari ...

Atari is rebooting “Alone in the Dark” and “Haunted House”

Atari is rebooting its famous horror games, Alone in the Dark and Haunted House. The company announced that re-imagined versions of the two classics will be released this autumn for the PC. More information and demos of these games will be revealed by Atari during PAX Prime. According to its promotional website, the first game, ...

A look at Atari 360°

Atari has become a struggling company in the past few years, nearing bankruptcy in 2013, even after various mergers and acquisitions. Atari SA is still not in the best place but it has relaunched with the Atari Casino, which marked the company’s entrance in the social casino games industry. The platform is being developed alongside ...