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Atari Reveals Pixel Ripped 1978 During GDC 2023
Atari revealed an all-new video game during GDC 2023 as players got their first official look at Pixel Ripped 1978 This is actually the third installment the VR series created by developer ARVORE, as the game will present players with an "incomparably authentic nostalgia-inducing experience" in which you will experience the era of gaming when[...]
Atari Acquires Berzerk, Frenzy, & More Classic Titles
Atari announced this morning they have acquired a dozen retro game IPs from their past, including classic titles such as Berzerk and Frenzy Like almost every gaming console ever made, Atari was not solely responsible for the content being released on their system, as gaming companies developed titles to be released over the years Such[...]
Atari Relaunches The Fully Rebuilt & Optimized MobyGames Website
In an interesting move this week, Atari has officially relaunched the MobyGames website, fully rebuilt and optimized to work for modern gaming Those who remember it fondly will be happy to see that the company took everything about it, slimmed it down, and made it far more functional than it has been in the past[...]
Atari Announces Caverns Of Mars: Recharged
Atari has released a brand new trailer for the upcoming game Caverns Of Mars: Recharged, along with a proper release date The trailer is basically an introduction to the gameplay as they give you almost four minutes of footage showing off your ship as it dives into caverns and blasts away at the ground A[...]
Atari Opens Pre-Orders For 50th Anniversary 2600 Cartridge Series
Atari revealed this week they have opened up pre-orders for a brand new collection as you can snag the Atari XP 50th Anniversary: Limited Edition Set Of 10 This is basically one of the big master collections they have been releasing as part of the silver anniversary of the brand, taking it all the way[...]
Atari Announces Caverns Of Mars: Recharged
Atari has announced a new game coming to their Recharged series as they have revealed Caverns Of Mars: Recharged Much like previous entries, the company will be taking the classic vertical scrolling shooter and giving it a complete makeover with several new additions to enhance the experience You will once again descend through the subterranean[...]
Atari’s Airborne Ranger Is Now Available For PC Platforms
Atari and Microprose have come together to release the classic title Airborne Ranger for PC, as you can get the game on Steam and GOG One of the last major hurras for consoles like the Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum, the game was originally released in 1987 and eventually ported over to several other platforms,[...]
Atari Teams With Misfit For Special JK5 Artist Capsule Collection
Atari announced a brand new collaboration this past week with artist JK5, as the two have created this special capsule collection The small set of items were created as part of the company's 50's anniversary, with an art style that highlights many of the iconic images that people associate with the brand in a cool[...]
Atari Reveals New Arcade Tube Shooter Akka Arrh
Atari showed off a brand new game this morning as we're getting an arcade tube shooter going by the name of Akka Arrh The game was technically already made 40 years ago as a prototype arcade title, but they only released a handful of them to the public as they ran tests and found that[...]
Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration Announced For PC & Consoles
This week, Atari and Digital Eclipse are releasing Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration, one of the biggest collections of their library to date The team worked diligently to make sure that every era and all notable titles were properly represented in one single collection, giving you not just an array of games to play, but[...]
Atari Opens Pre-Orders For Yars’ Revenge & Centipede Limited Editions
Atari announced today they have opened up pre-orders for the AtariXP limited edition copies of Yars' Revenge and Centipede As you may be aware, Atari turned 50 this year, and they have cranked out all sorts of celebrations and releases to mark the occasion in style Some of the latest content to come out are[...]
Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration Announced For PC & Consoles
Atari and Digital Eclipse revealed that Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration will have six new original titles included in the game If you're not familiar with the development of the collection, Digital Eclipse is taking on the developmental duties for this one as they have been compiling games from across the entire history of the[...]
Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration Announced For PC & Consoles
Atari explores a new aspect to their upcoming release of Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration as they delve into the Jaguar The company boasted that this collection would go over every era of the company's history, and that includes some of the low points as they delve into the Jaguar library for some of the[...]
Atari’s Missile Command: Recharged Is Getting A Rework
Atari revealed that they will be relaunching Missile Command: Recharged from the Recharged series with a 2.0 upgrade to the game The shorthand to this is that after they launched the game in 2021, they had launched six more Recharged titles, all with more content and features than this one So they chose to revisit this game[...]
Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration Announced For PC & Consoles
Atari revealed that they have officially put their latest retro collection, Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration, up for pre-order this week If you haven't had a chance to check out this particular title, this is basically an interactive anthology that explores some of the most interesting and classic titles the company has released since its[...]
Atari Mania Announced
Atari revealed a brand new game this week as they will be releasing Atari Mania for multiple platforms before the end of the year Developed by Montreal-based game design studio Illogika, the game will have you playing the role of a caretaker who watches over all of the Atari games released during its 50-year history[...]
Atari Releases Warlords & Super Breakout 50th Anniversary Cartridges
Atari and Limited Run Games have released two more 50th Anniversary cartridges as we're getting versions of Warlords and Super Breakout The latest additions to the AtariXP collection, they join Missile Command and Adventure with specially made cartridges (that actually play the game) along with displays and additional goodies inside a special anniversary box that[...]
Atari Announces Yars: Recharged Coming Out Later This year
Atari has officially announced the new release date for the next entry in their Recharged series, Yars: Recharged Originally when it was announced a couple of weeks ago, the company made it sound like we wouldn't see this until maybe year's end But now it's clear we're getting it a lot sooner as the game[...]
LEGO Brings Back the 80s with Retro Atari 2600 Console Set
The Atari 2600 is back and comes to life in incredible brick-built format with this stunning 2,532 piece set Relive your childhood gaming experience with this impressive set that features the console, joystick, and three game cartridges Three iconic Atari 2600 games come to life here, with three brick scenes of each game with Centipede,[...]
Atari Announces Yars: Recharged Coming Out Later This year
Atari has announced a new game is on the way from their Rechared line as we'll be getting Yars: Recharged sometime later this year Much like they have done with previous titles, this will take the classic Atari 2600 game and put a modern spin on it that feels both familiar yet refreshing and challenging[...]
Blood: Fresh Supply Collector’s Edition Now Up For Pre-Order
Atari has teamed up with Nightdive Studios to remaster Blood: Fresh Supply and has released details on a Collector's Edition The digital version may have come out three years ago, but for those of you who adore this game and want to treasure it forever, now you can Now available for pre-order, the team is[...]
Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration Announced For PC & Consoles
Atari has announced a brand new game for their golden anniversary as they will be releasing Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration This is not going to be your traditional game, even by the company's standards, as it will be more of an interactive experience that explores the history of Atari and the creative individuals who[...]
Atari Reveals 50th Anniversary Limited Edition 2600 Cartridges
Atari has revealed two of their new 50th Anniversary limited edition 2600 Cartridges with a look at Adventure and Missile Command These two designs are part of the company's Atari XP initiative, as they celebrate the golden anniversary with some amazing new looks that both harken back to the originals while also having a modern[...]
Atari Announces Five Modern Titles Are Coming To Stadia
Atari revealed that they will be working with Stadia to release several modern titles on their platform, with more to come later on Five games will be released over the next several months as players can expect Centipede: Recharged (July 1, 2022), Black Widow: Recharged (Summer 2022), Kombinera (Fall 2022), Asteroids: Recharged (Fall 2022), and Breakout: Recharged[...]
Atari Mania Announced For PC & Select Consoles
Atari made a surprise game announcement today with the reveal of their all-new minigame mashup called Atari Mania The game will take players down a unique story that is told through a selection of 150 microgames Each of them incorporates one or several Atari classics from the '70s and '80s golden era of gaming[...]
Atari Will Release Gravitar: Recharged On Multiple Platforms This May
Atari revealed more details for their upcoming release of Gravitar: Recharged, as the game will be released on PC and consoles next month Much like other games in the Recharged series, this one takes a classic title from the golden age of gaming and revitalizes it in a modern era Some of the old-school charms[...]
Atari Unveils Their Line Of XP Limited Edition Cartridges
Atari unveiled the final design for their upcoming limited edition Atari 2600 cartridges, all of which will be coming out for Atari XP The company revealed that these designs were on the way a while ago as they were going the extra mile with them to make these specialty collector's items that fans old and[...]
Atari Announces New Puzzle Game Kombinera Is Coming Soon
Atari announced that they will be releasing their brand new tricky puzzle game Kombinera is coming out sooner than expected This is a super colorful puzzle title that will have you controlling multiple colored balls all at the same time as you will need to utilize several problem-solving skills that will both make you feel[...]
Atari VCS To Receive Massive OS Update With New Features
Atari announced today that they will be providing a massive OS update to the Atari VCS with a number of new features The primary focus of this update is to respond to a lot of requests and issues reported to the group by players, so the biggest addition is quality of life improvements that will[...]
Atari's Tempest 4000 Will Release On VCS & Nintendo Switch
Atari announced today that they will be releasing their modern tube shooter Tempest 4000 on Atari VCS and Nintendo Switch The game was originally released back in 2018 when Atari was making its first major push for the VCS and revealed a ton of old-school titles would be getting modern versions for both their console[...]