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2014-07-01 12:26:01

This summer America's Diner puts a modern spin on the classics SPARTANBURG, S.C., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Denny's, America's iconic family diner, and Atari®, one of the world's most recognized publishers and producers of video game entertainment, have joined together to bring back a few classic arcade games, but with some unique twists. Inspired by Denny's new "Greatest Hits Remixed" menu - which features a selection of the diner's iconic dishes all with a new culinary spin - three of...

2014-05-05 08:26:11

Atari and Pariplay to Create a Custom Atari iGaming Platform; Pariplay to also Develop and Distribute Atari-Branded Games Through the Pariplay Network NEW YORK and EDISON, New Jersey, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, one of the world's most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, and Pariplay, part of a joint venture with Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL) and a high-performance gaming technology company and developer of iGaming and...

HTML5 Atari Arcade Debuts
2012-09-03 10:49:29

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In either an attempt to drum up some excitement for Internet Explorer, new Microsoft tablets and Windows 8 or to simply revisit some beautiful nostalgia, Atari and Microsoft last week launched Atari Arcade, a free, HTML5-based way to play your favorite 80s-era pixelated video games. Now, 8 classic video games, including Asteroids, Centipede, Combat, Lunar Lander, Missile Command, Pong, Yars Revenge and Super Breakout are...

2012-03-17 23:01:54

Atari Founder Nolan Bushnell will speak about the evolution of video games and Microsoft Xbox co-creator Kevin Bachus will be on hand during the opening weekend. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 16, 2012 Savtira Corporation, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Cloud Commerce solutions company dedicated to converging all commerce platforms and supporting them on all devices, today announced that its advisory board members, Nolan Bushnell and Kevin Bachus, have been invited to be honored at the opening of...

2011-12-27 19:00:00

Atari founder, American engineer and entrepreneur, Nolan K. Bushnell, recently joined the advisory board of Savtira Corporation, a new B2B cloud commerce solutions company. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) December 27, 2011 For the youth generation of the 80s, the classic Atari, Inc. symbol represents a time of virtual gaming fantasy — a Golden Age of Arcade Games where the beeps and signals of a triangle-shaped spaceship dodged and shot at flying asteroids in a force field that sometimes seemed...


Latest Atari, Inc. Reference Libraries

Atari 5200
2013-03-26 12:10:52

The Atari 5200 is a video game system that is manufactured by Atari Inc., and was introduced in 1982. It was the successor to the Atari 2600, but did not do as well commercially, mainly from its incompatibility with the 2600’s library of games. In 1983, two port models were released along with an adapter to allow the 5200 to play all 2600 games. On May 21, 1984 Atari released the Atari 7800 and discontinued production of the 5200. Atari released the 400/800 computers to compete with...

Atari 2600
2013-03-15 11:53:09

Image Caption: An Atari 2600 four-switch "wood veneer" version, dating from 1980-1982. Shown with standard joystick. Credit: Evan-Amos/Wikipedia The Atari 2600, originally named VCS, was released in October 1977 by Atari Inc. It is a video game console using cartridges for game play instead of having the software built into the system. In 1978 only 550,000 units were sold out 0f 800,000 that were manufactured. Once the public realized pong was not the only video game to play, enthusiasm...

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