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2011-01-04 04:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Glu Mobile Inc. (Nasdaq: GLUU), a leading global publisher of social games for smartphone and tablet devices, today announced that Deer Hunter Challenge has surpassed 2 million downloads in its first 20 days on the App Store. Glu's Deer Hunter Challenge is based on Atari's Deer Hunter franchise. Glu's critically acclaimed Deer Hunter games have garnered world-wide recognition and received positive reviews from sites including IGN, Gizmodo and...

2010-12-22 11:01:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Forgotten Realms are under attack by the evil Zhentarim, as the next generation of the most popular fantasy role-playing game launches another thrilling interactive adventure. Atari, one of the world's most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment and Bedlam Games announced today Dungeons & Dragons Daggerdale. Dungeons & Dragons Daggerdale marks the first digital download release for the franchise on Xbox...

2010-12-07 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With the city quaking in fear and no help in sight, who ya gonna call? Atari, one of the world's most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, is once again answering the call for gamers everywhere by delivering the first ever Ghostbusters digital title, Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime. In conjunction with Sony Pictures Consumer Products, Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime will be available on Xbox LIVE®...

2010-11-30 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, one of the world's most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, in conjunction with Rombax Games, today announced the North American release date for Venetica, the visually stunning role-playing game. With a cryptic storyline and mix of action and adventure, Venetica will make its North American debut on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft,...

2010-11-17 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- 30 years ago Yars' Revenge took the gaming world by storm as one of the first arcade shooters and became the best-selling original title for the Atari 2600. Now three decades later, gamers will once again get the chance to avenge the annihilated race of the Yar. Atari, one of the world's most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment will unleash Yars' Revenge onto Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox...

2010-11-10 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, one the world's most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, announced today that The UnderGarden, a puzzle exploration game has shipped. Developed by the creators of Aces of the Galaxy, Vitamin-G, The UnderGarden is a peaceful alternative to hardcore titles, now available on Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC...

2010-10-27 11:37:00

PARIS, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, S.A. announces that the Board of Directors meeting held on October 25, 2010 proposed the appointment of Jim Wilson as a Director of the Board as Pascal Cagnihas resigned from the Board. In addition, Jim Wilson, previously CEO of Atari Inc., is taking the position of Deputy CEO of Atari S.A. and Hindol Datta, Vice President of Finance and Administration of Atari has been appointed interim Chief Financial Officer. He takes over the functions of Phil...

2010-10-26 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, Inc., one of the world's most recognized videogame publishers, and renowned MMO developer Cryptic Studios have announced today that the superhero MMORPG, Champions Online(TM), will be free to play beginning Q1 2011. Players will be able to download and enjoy the game at absolutely no cost. Champions Online free-to-play will also feature additional premium content for purchase. Adventure Packs, items, powers and costume pieces can be selected a...

2010-10-14 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The franchise that helped create the space combat genre is preparing all flight systems as Atari, one of the world's most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, brings the iconic Star Raiders® to next generation platforms. The return of Star Raiders will combine tense aerial assaults and dogfights with a compelling new storyline, striking visual style and exhilarating single and multi-player gameplay. Atari...

2010-08-25 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- 50 of the most addicting games from Atari's legendary vault will be compiled into the must-have Nintendo DS title of the holiday season as Atari, one of the world's most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, launches Atari's Greatest Hits: Volume 1. The ultimate DS title for casual gamers, Atari's Greatest Hits: Volume 1 brings together dozens of the most popular Atari arcade and Atari 2600 titles of all-time, including such...


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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