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2010-08-23 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, one of the world's most recognized videogame publishers and Cryptic Studios, the acclaimed developers behind City of heroes, City of Villains, Champions Online and Star Trek Online, announced today the development of Neverwinter for PC. Neverwinter is a new online roleplaying game based on Wizards of the Coast's global property Dungeons & Dragons and the beloved city of Neverwinter. Once a bustling location, Neverwinter has faced a great...

2010-07-08 11:00:00

NEW YORK, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Go long! Atari, one of the world's most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, charges onto the field with the all-new football videogame Backyard Sports®: Rookie Rush shipping October 26, 2010 for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Wii(TM), Nintendo DS(TM), as well as a downloadable version for Windows PC. Backyard Sports: Rookie Rush marks the second title released...

2010-06-02 10:26:00

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, Inc., one of the world's most recognized videogame publishers, announced today that they have acquired the rights to publish Blade Kitten, the videogame based on the comic book series by creator Steve Stamatiadis. Developer Krome Studios brings bounty hunter Kit Ballard to digital life with Blade Kitten which Atari will release this September for Xbox LIVE® Arcade for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system...

2010-06-01 11:13:00

NEW YORK, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, one of the world's most recognized videogame publishers, and Eden Games, developers of the award-winning Test Drive Unlimited, announced today that the highly-buzzed about videogame Test Drive Unlimited 2 has begun registration for its closed beta phase. Leading up to the September 21, 2010 launch of the title, Eden Games will be recruiting a team of dedicated beta testers to provide feedback to help make Test Drive Unlimited 2 the ultimate Massively...

2010-05-26 10:51:00

NEW YORK, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, Inc., one of the world's most recognized videogame publishers, and acclaimed developer Eden Games, are pleased to announce pre-order programs for the highly anticipated Test Drive® Unlimited 2, available at retailers in North America on September 21, 2010 for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and PC. Pre-order rewards range...

2010-05-25 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, Inc. one of the world's most recognized videogame publishers, announces the release of the all-new Backyard Sports(TM): Sandlot Sluggers videogame for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Wii(TM), Nintendo DS(TM) and Windows PC Download. A new release from the best selling kids' sports videogame series, Backyard Sports: Sandlot Sluggers takes the franchise and category to a whole new level, as players...

2010-05-24 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, Inc., one of the world's most recognized videogame publishers, announced today an expansion of its relationship with the Baseball Youth organization through which its Backyard Sports(TM): Sandlot Sluggers title will serve as the exclusive videogame sponsor of the 2010 Baseball Youth Player of the Year Award. The Baseball Youth Player of the Year is presented annually to one player in both the 10 & under and 12 & under age group categories....

2010-04-28 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, Inc., one of the world's most recognized videogame publishers, announced today its all-star line-up of partners to support the launch of the all-new Backyard Sports(TM): Sandlot Sluggers video game for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Wii(TM) and Nintendo DS(TM) shipping out May 25, 2010. Franklin Sports, GT Beverages, Baseball Youth, and the National Alliance of Youth Sports, Inc. have signed on...

2010-03-30 14:57:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Goozex, Inc., the leading online video game and movie trading community, announced today it will expand the company's award winning trading service to include retro games. The site will now allow users to trade their Nintendo NES, Super Nintendo, Nintendo 64, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Sega Genesis, Sega CD, and Atari 2600 games with other members. Trading retro games on the hassle-free automatic Goozex trading system lets gamers of all types...

2010-03-24 08:51:00

NEW YORK, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, Inc. one of the world's most recognized videogame publishers, in partnership with CD Projekt RED today announced the development of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, the sequel to the award-winning The Witcher, which has sold more than 1.5 million copies worldwide on PC alone. Atari will release The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings across North America for PC. The second entry in the Witcher saga is characterized by an incredibly gripping, mature...


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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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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