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Atari Launches Haunted House on iOS

Atari Launches Haunted House on iOS

Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, today announced the launch of a re-imagined, free-to-play mobile version of the classic game Haunted House, for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
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New Game Updates and Features Released for RollerCoaster Tycoon4 Mobile

New Game Updates and Features Released for RollerCoaster Tycoon4 Mobile

Three weeks ago RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile launched as the latest title in the storied franchise, and now Atari wants to introduce you to the new updates and features that will further enhance the game experience.
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RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile Now Available

RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile Now Available

Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, announced today that RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile, the beloved theme park simulation game is now available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
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Atari Commemorates PONG’s 40 Years with Launch of Pong World, Available Now on iOS

Atari Commemorates PONG’s 40 Years with Launch of Pong World, Available Now on iOS

Today Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, announced the release of Pong World for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The $50,000 grand prize winner of the Pong Indie Developer Challenge developed by zGames, Pong World is a reimagined take on the pop culture classic and the first-ever official new PONG game for smartphones and tablet devices.
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Winners Revealed for Atari’s Pong Indie Developer Challenge

Winners Revealed for Atari’s Pong Indie Developer Challenge

Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and developers of interactive entertainment, today revealed the winners of the Pong Indie Developer Challenge. The winning developers, who competed against other independent game developers for the chance to remake Atari’s iconic Pong, were chosen by a judging panel in conjunction with community voting. Final ranking is as follows:
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Atari Celebrates 40th Anniversary with New Game Releases and Special Promotions

Atari Celebrates 40th Anniversary with New Game Releases and Special Promotions

Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and developers of interactive entertainment, today commemorates its 40th anniversary, which comes on the heels of the recent mobile releases Circus Atari and Centipede: Origins. In celebration of this milestone, Atari has released an infographic highlighting its many pivotal moments in video game history, as well as a sizzle reel with footage from a 1980s commercial and the company’s progression over the years to its recent mobile hits.
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New Centipede: Origins Available Now on iPhone and iPad

New Centipede: Origins Available Now on iPhone and iPad

Atari is pleased to announce the release of their newest game. Centipede: Origins brings an entirely new level of bug-blasting fun to the world-renowned franchise. You, a peace-loving gnome, have no choice than to wage an all-out war against these vile creepy crawlies. Using extreme weapons and gadgets, protect your garden from the ambush of vicious bugs and the dreaded CENTIPEDE.
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Pong Indie Developer Challenge Semi-finalist Announcement Moved to May 1, 2012

Pong Indie Developer Challenge Semi-finalist Announcement Moved to May 1, 2012

Atari today announced that semi-finalists of the Pong® Indie Developer Challenge will be revealed on May 1, 2012. With 87 great submissions in review, the judging panel has extended their evaluation period from the initial April 24, 2012 target announcement date in order to fairly consider all the quality entries and choose the best as its 20 semi-finalists. Those developers, qualifying for the final selection round, will prepare a game build and video trailer for submission in order to compete for publishing agreements, cash prizes and promotion on Atari’s Developer Spotlight.
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Atari's $100k Pong Developer Challenge

Atari’s $100k Pong Developer Challenge

Pong is nearing its 40th anniversary and to celebrate Atari is running a contest for indie devs that gives them the opportunity to create their own iOS version of Pong, win up to $100,000 total in prize money, and have their game published on the App Store under the Atari brand. Nolan Bushnell and a panel of industry folks will be judging submissions and ultimately picking three winners. The full press release appears below:
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Breakout: Boost Valentine’s Day Pack With 50 New Levels Now Available

Breakout: Boost Valentine’s Day Pack With 50 New Levels Now Available

Atari’s popular Breakout: Boost, which has achieved 2.5 million downloads on iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, today received a sweet update: a Valentine’s Day level pack, available now through a $0.99 in-app purchase. The pack celebrates Valentine’s Day with 50 new, romantic levels and brick layouts displaying candy heart sayings and cute pictures. Also included is a Cupid’s Arrow power up which helps break those romantic bricks to pieces more quickly. Lastly, players can show their love for the new levels by competing for leaderboard placement and earning new achievements for completion.
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Atari Introduces Breakout: Boost+ with One Hundred New Levels

Atari Introduces Breakout: Boost+ with One Hundred New Levels

Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and developers of interactive entertainment, today announced the App Store release of Breakout: Boost+TM, a new version of its popular brick-breaking game Breakout: Boost® for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Available for $0.99, Breakout: Boost+ features one hundred brand new levels with all the challenging and frenetic brick-breaking action of the original iOS hit that achieved over two million downloads in the first month after launch. Download Breakout: Boost+ to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch now from the App Store. Breakout: Boost+ features:
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Atari’s Asteroids: Gunner Updated for Multiplayer Mayhem

Atari’s Asteroids: Gunner Updated for Multiplayer Mayhem

Atari, one of the world’s most recognised publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, announced today that Asteroids®: Gunner™, developed by Fluik Entertainment, has been updated in the App Store and now includes multiplayer features, among several other updates. Players can now compete with friends in an all-new Challenge Mode, a turn-based multiplayer mode, for high scores and bragging rights, or strive to reach top place on OpenFeint leaderboards. Also included was an update to increase the rate at which Crystals, which unlock upgrades, are awarded. Experience the new competitive features by updating Asteroids: Gunner on your iOS device or downloading the game for free from the App Store: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/asteroids-gunner/id474572720?mt=8&at=10laCd Asteroids: Gunner features: Three galaxies to explore and conquer, with 150 waves of asteroids and alien warships to obliterate Dual-stick controls for firing and movement, perfect for non-stop blasting action Access to three unique space crafts to pilot: the Miner, the Bomber and the Dart Legions of power-ups and upgrades to customize your ship and turn it into an unstoppable force Earn Crystals and purchase Space Bucks to unlock new galaxies and powerful upgrades An extensive achievement system that lets you earn ranks… and bragging rights Challenge Mode, a turn-based multiplayer mode in which players compete against friends OpenFeint and Game Center integration
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Asteroids: Gunner Now Available on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch!

Asteroids: Gunner Now Available on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch!

The legendary Asteroids evolves for iPhone, iPad & iPod touch. Atari’s Asteroids: Gunner is an entirely evolved version of the 1979 arcade classic, Asteroids. Available as a free download for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, players take on the role of the Gunner on his journey across the galaxies in search of valuable cosmic crystals.
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Atari Identifies New Cluster of Asteroids, Poses Imminent Threat to App Store

Atari Identifies New Cluster of Asteroids, Poses Imminent Threat to App Store

On the heels of the recent discovery of Asteroid 2005 YU 55 (click for Reuters story), Atari scientists today identified yet another massive cluster of asteroids propelling towards planet Earth, anticipated to impact the App Store soon. Quick to lay claim to the discovery, Atari revealed that it is scrambling its top-secret fighter spaceship, dubbed “Gunner,” to neutralize the threat. The Gunner spaceship has been undergoing state-of-the-art upgrades since 1979, when it was last seen in action, and will take flight once again on iPhone, iPod touch and iPad devices in the free-to-play, dual-stick action shooterAsteroids®: Gunner, coming soon.
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