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2009-10-27 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari Inc., one of the world's most recognized video game publishers, announced today that it will bring one of the world's foremost puzzle brands, Puzzler, to Nintendo DS(TM) this holiday season with Puzzler World.

2009-10-22 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, one of the world's most recognized videogame publishers, announced today the release of Backyard Football '10, the latest iteration of the number one youth football videogame franchise.

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2009-10-09 11:00:00

Atari Inc and The Weinstein Company, announced today that it has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with The Weinstein Company to develop and publish a series of video game titles based on the pop culture sensation Project Runway.

2009-10-07 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, Inc., an interactive entertainment company, announced today the appointment of Anthony Jacobson as Vice President of Business Development and Pierre Hintze as Vice President of Product Development. The announcement was made by Atari, Inc.

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2009-09-30 08:00:00

Atari, one of the world's most recognized video game publishers, announced today that after selling into retail more than one million units across North America in its first month, Ghostbusters: The Video Game will be coming to the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) systems (including the PSP®go system) this November 2009.

2009-09-15 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Atari, Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: ATAR), an interactive entertainment company, announced today the appointment of Philip Veneziano as its Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.

2009-09-08 08:16:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Atari, one of the world's most recognized video game publishers, announced today plans to release the newest installment of the number one youth football video game franchise this October with Backyard Football '10.

2009-08-14 12:47:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari and Cryptic Studios are proud to give superhero fans the game they've been craving as Champions Online(TM) for PC has gone gold.

2009-08-03 11:30:00

BRISBANE, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct2Drive, IGN Entertainment's digital download store, today announced the launch of a pre-order program for the highly-anticipated MMORPG Champions Online from Atari, Inc. and Cryptic Studios.


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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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Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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