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Centipede: Infestation Now Available

October 25, 2011

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, announced today the release of the re-imagined legendary video game franchise Centipede: Infestation for Wii and Nintendo 3DS now available at all retail outlets.

Media have rallied around Centipede: Infestation’s post-apocalyptic action experience:

  • “It’s a fun romp through a good story with some fun gameplay…[Centipede: Infestation] has something that makes it legitimately a fantastic party game.” – Nintendo Everything
  • “On both platforms the game keeps true to the original with its fast pace shooting style.” – Pure Nintendo
  • “…Reimagining of the old-school, post-nuclear shooter converts it to a run-’n'-gun directional shooter.” – Nintendo Power
  • “It’s a simple yet addictive gameplay concept, and the controls are very quick and responsive, so there’s not much there to impede you in your goal of shooting evil bug enemies that are trying to kill you.” – NintendoGal

Centipede: Infestation features run-n-gun shooting style gameplay with tower defense-style objects, paying homage to the original Centipede while bringing the brand into the 21st century. Players assume the role of an orphaned teenager hero named Max as he trudges through the wasteland, fighting off giant bugs. Along Max’s travels, he encounters a young teen named Maisy who possesses a collection of seeds that hold the secret to bringing plant life back to the wasteland. Max and Maisy join forces to grow these gardens and protect the last natural resources on earth.

Centipede: Infestation carries a suggested retail price of $29.99. For more information on Centipede: Infestation, please log onto http://www.atari.com/centipedeinfestation.

Videos, screens, and additional assets are available at the Atari press vault. Log onto:

www.atari-press.com.

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.

Atari has offices in Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Lyon and London.

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