Posted by Mary Ann Neder | May 16, 2014 | 0
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.
Posted by Mary Ann Neder | May 07, 2014 | 0
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.
Posted by Mary Ann Neder | Apr 10, 2014 | 0
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.
Posted by Mary Ann Neder | Nov 29, 2012 | 0
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.
Posted by Mary Ann Neder | Aug 02, 2012 | 0
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:
Posted by Mary Ann Neder | Jun 27, 2012 | 0
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.
Posted by Mary Ann Neder | Jun 21, 2012 | 0
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.
Posted by Mary Ann Neder | Apr 23, 2012 | 0
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.
Posted by Mary Ann Neder | Feb 28, 2012 | 0
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:
Posted by Mary Ann Neder | Feb 14, 2012 | 0
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.
Posted by Mary Ann Neder | Jan 26, 2012 | 0
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:
Posted by Mary Ann Neder | Nov 25, 2011 | 0
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
Posted by Mary Ann Neder | Nov 14, 2011 | 0
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.
Posted by Mary Ann Neder | Nov 07, 2011 | 0
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.