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2013-01-21 00:20:26

NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Atari Inc., Atari Interactive Inc., Humongous, Inc. and California US Holdings, Inc. (collectively, the "Companies") filed petitions for relief under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. With this move, the U.S.-based Atari operations seek to separate from the structural financial encumbrances of their French parent holding company, Atari S.A. (formerly...

2012-11-12 12:24:22

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- AtGames Digital Media Ltd. is launching the Atari-licensed 40(th) Anniversary Special Edition Item - the Atari Flashback® 4 console. This product recreates for gamers the original video gaming experience of the widely appealing Atari 2600 video game console (30 million units sold worldwide) from the 1980's. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121112/CG10782) In the Flashback 4, timeless Atari titles such as Asteroids®,...

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...

2012-02-02 15:42:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, one of the most recognized names in interactive entertainment, has announced the upcoming release of Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends. The latest chapter of the Test Drive saga focuses exclusively on the storied Ferrari brand, bringing over 70 years of the world's most recognizable performance cars to the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and...

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...

2011-11-15 08:20:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, one of the world's most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, announced today that for the first time ever they will publish several of the most recognized HUMONGOUS children's titles including, Putt Putt Saves the Zoo, Freddi Fish: The Case of the Stolen Shell and Pajama Sam: Thunder and Lightning aren't Frightening onto the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The beloved educational game for kids ages 3 and up will...

2011-10-25 08:00:00

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...

Dungeons & Dragons Unleashed on Facebook
2011-10-03 08:19:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The first name in roleplaying games is taking another step in its storied pop culture history as Atari brings Dungeons & Dragons to the Facebook platform. Atari, one of the world's most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, released Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes of Neverwinter into its "open beta" period on September 15, bringing the ultimate RPG brand to the ultimate social platform. "Heroes of Neverwinter delivers...

2011-10-03 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Atari Arcade powered by Duo from Discovery Bay Games joins the growing line of "app-based accessories" designed specifically for the iPad and iPad 2. Boasting a retro design, complete with an analog joystick and four control buttons, the Atari Arcade brings a mobile, arcade-like experience to the "Atari's Greatest Hits" app, which has amassed over three million downloads to date on the App Store(SM). (Photo:...


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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