Latest Atari S.A. Stories

2011-08-17 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, a leading multi-platform, global interactive entertainment and licensing company, has strengthened its senior management team with the appointments of Robert Mattes as Chief Financial Officer, Owais Farooqui as Senior Vice President, Digital Publishing, and Maria Pacheco as Vice President, Mobile. The bolstering of its senior management team comes as Atari continues to shift its core focus to casual gaming experiences designed for mobile,...

2011-05-30 23:37:00

BEIJING, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD) ("Perfect World"), a leading online game developer and operator based in China, and Atari, S.A. (NYSE Euronext Paris: ATA) ("Atari"), today announced that they have entered into an agreement whereby Perfect World would acquire 100% equity interest in Cryptic Studios, Inc. ("Cryptic Studios"), a California-based online game developer from Atari, the sole shareholder of Cryptic Studios. Under the stock...

2011-04-19 16:26:00

LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Twelve years after a nuclear war, the world has turned into an uninhabitable wasteland with mutant insects and humanity holding onto survival in outposts hidden from the poisonous air and killer Centipedes. This Fall, Nintendo fans can become humanity's only hope for survival as Atari®, one of the world's most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, and developer WayForward re-imagine the legendary...

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...

2010-04-19 11:19:00

LYON, France, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari S.A. announces the arrival of two new members to its Board of directors: industry veteran and Atari founder Nolan Bushnell and online entrepreneur Tom Virden step in to further reinforce the strategic insight of the Group and contribute actively to the company's planning. The addition of Mr. Bushnell and Mr. Virden comes at a time when Atari has increased its focus on its iconic brand and world-renowned game franchises while further expanding...

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