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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.

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.

2010-03-24 08:51:00

NEW YORK, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, Inc.

2010-03-23 13:25:00

NEW YORK, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari Inc., one of the world's most recognized videogame publishers, and renowned MMO developer Cryptic Studios, have today unleashed Revelation, the first full-fledged expansion for the ultimate superhero universe, Champions Online(TM), which originally launched in September of 2009.

2010-03-10 09:13:00

NEW YORK, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, Inc., one of the world's most recognized videogame publishers announced today that Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space has shipped to retailers in North America through its partnership with Telltale Games.

2010-03-03 01:45:00

NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, SA, one of the world's most recognized videogame publishers, and much-acclaimed developer Eden Games, are proud to announce the newest installment in the legendary racing franchise with Test Drive® Unlimited 2 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC coming Fall 2010.

2010-03-02 11:00:00

NEW YORK, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, Inc., one of the world's most recognized brands, and The Weinstein Company, executive producers of the award-winning reality series Project Runway, announced that the Project Runway videogame, based on the mega hit-TV program, is making its way "from the runway" into retail stores today.

2010-02-25 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari Inc., one of the world's most recognized videogame publishers, is bringing back a franchise that helped catapult the company into an international household name with the 30th anniversary edition of Missile Command®.

2010-02-04 13:03:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Stardock announced today that Atari, Inc., one of the world's most recognized videogame publishers, has added several PC games to Stardock's digital distribution platform, Impulse (www.impulsedriven.com).


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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alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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