Atari Considering Reboots For These Classic Games  image
A few days ago, Atari unveiled its latest release, a first-person reboot of a 1979 arcade classic. Asteroids: Outpost is bound to rub some retro fanboys the wrong way, and it's not the only piece of Atari's catalog that's getting a modern makeover.
Josh Engen 2015-04-01
Atari's New Fitness App Lets You Unlock Classic Arcade Games With Exercise image
Atari might be feeling a little guilty about any contribution it may have made to America's obesity epidemic. This week, the company released a brand new app that tricks retro gamers into exercising by rewarding fitness with old-school games like Pong, Super Breakout, and Centipede.
Josh Engen 2015-03-21
RollerCoaster Tycoon World Gameplay Trailer Unveiled image
A new gameplay trailer has been unveiled by longtime publisher Atari. The development team working behind the game also posted a recent developer blog for GDC, detailing their progress on the development of the game and what gamers can expect from the revitalized franchise.
William Usher 2015-03-06
Google's DeepMind Artificial Intelligence Taught Itself To Play Breakout  image
Google's new research project dubbed DeepMind is being used for a variety of things that they can't talk about, but one of the things that they can talk about is DeepMind's affinity for doing exceptionally well at playing video games... even better than humans.
William Usher 2015-02-27
Pac-Man-Themed Restaurant Level 257 Opens In Chicago image
If you're looking for a rad new place in Chicago to grab a bite, play some games and enjoy an evening out on the town, then you might want to look into Level 257, a new establishment that offers all of the above, as well as a fun Pac-Man theme.
Ryan Winslett 2015-02-25
Excavated E.T. Atari Games Make $37K In Initial Auctions image
It looks like there’s still a bit of money to be made in the E.T. license, so long as you don’t mind said money being made on filthy, recently unearthed copies of the property’s ill-fated Atari 2600 video game. The results of a recent auction featuring a collection of the games actually netted $37,000.
Ryan Winslett 2014-11-18
Atari's Minimum Graduates From Steam's Early Access image
Atari is still making games believe it or not. Their latest offering is called Minimum and it's a third-person, 5-on-5 battle-arena game. Now I know that description sounds pretty lame and doesn't seem terribly interesting, but the truth is that the weapon customization, character customization and titan battles (yes there are titans) all help give the game a bit of an identity all its own.
William Usher 2014-09-15
Alone In The Dark: Illumination Announced With New Trailer  image
Atari is bringing back an old classic and giving it the reboot treatment... again. After trying their hand at reviving the game back in 2008 with Alone in the Dark, Atari has decided that six years was enough time and space to create a bit of marketing separation from the last outing.
William Usher 2014-09-01
Minimum Is Like Titanfall Meets Quake, Free Game Codes Available image
You're here about the “free” stuff and your main concern is whether or not a free game is worth the process of finding out how to get your hands on one of the Steam codes.
William Usher 2014-06-03
Atari's E.T. Games Uncovered In New Mexico Dig image
The long-rumored landfill of Atari's abysmal E.T. carts that helped lead toward the complete, crushing collapse of the home console entertainment arena in 1983, known mostly as the “video game crash of '83”, has been uncovered.
William Usher 2014-04-26
Blood Remake Rejected By Atari image
The planned remake of retro shooter Blood will not be happening after all. Monolith Productions founder Jace Hall revealed this week that Atari, the company that owns the rights to the game, has declined to continue the project.
Pete Haas 2013-02-16
Atari Filing For Bankruptcy In U.S. image
It’s a bittersweet day for fans of classic gaming as Atari’s U.S. operations file for chapter 11 bankruptcy as the company seeks “to separate from the structural financial encumbrances of their French parent holding company, Atari S.A., and secure independent capital for future growth,” according to a statement provided by the company. So, Atari U.S. as we know it is going the way of the dodo but, like its fine feathered friend the Phoenix, the company hopes to rise from the ashes anew.
Ryan Winslett 2013-01-21
Special Forces: Team X Release Date Announced image
Special Forces: Team X is the upcoming third-person shooter from Micropose, Atari and Zombie Studios. It pits players against players in typical arena-based, hardcore shooting action with lots of guns, dogs, explosives, chainsaws and air strikes. If it sounds like some sort of hybrid of Team Fortress meets Gears of War meets Call of Duty, then you're not far off the mark.
William Usher 2013-01-14
Primal Rage II Gameplay Footage Finally Revealed image
Primal Rage II is one of those rare canceled video games that has earned an almost legendary status. It was slated to be the follow-up to a beloved fighting game that featured mammoth dinosaurs. Other than an article or two hyping the production of the game in the mid-90's, however, Primal Rage II basically disappeared from the face of the Earth. Now, nearly 20 years following its cancellation, we're finally able to see what the game would have looked like in a newly released video showing off actual gameplay.
Ryan Winslett 2012-12-30
Warlords Brings Remade Atari Classic To PSN Today image
An Atari classic has returned from the backlogs of history to entertain gamers once more as Warlords makes its way to the PlayStation Network.
Ryan Winslett 2012-10-09
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