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Atari 50th Anniversary Arcade in the Daily LITG, 2nd of September 2023
Atari's 50th Anniversary Arcade Machine gets featured in the Daily LITG As no matter what the world throws at you, at Bleeding Cool, you can still read all about comics, merch, TV shows, games, movies, and more The Daily Lying In The Gutters remains a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead[...]
Atari To Release Quantum: Recharged Later This Year
Atari revealed the latest addition to their Recharged series this morning as they dig deep for a cult classic this time with Quantum: Recharged If you've never seen the original Quantum, the game was ahead of its time in many ways, as you used the joystick to guide your ship through space and draw lines[...]
Atari Haunted House
Atari revealed a brand new title on the way this morning as the game Haunted House is currently in the works for PC and consoles sometime this year Working with developer Orbit Studio, the team will be working to "resurrect" the classic title for a modern audience, as they have created a new version of[...]
RollerCoaster Tycoon Adventures Deluxe Announced For Nintendo Switch
Atari has revealed they will be bringing RollerCoaster Tycoon Adventures Deluxe for Xbox and PlayStation, with a relaunch for Nintendo Switch This is basically a top-to-bottom update of the game that came out a few years ago for PC and Switch, giving players an upgraded and slightly redesigned version of the title, with 200 different[...]
Atari Is Releasing A 2600 Version Of Mr. Run And Jump
Atari has revealed they will be releasing a classic 2600 cartridge version of the game Mr Run and Jump, the first physical working version in over three decades According to the info released by the company, this version will be a fully-functional version that has been designed and reproduced all the way down to the[...]
Pixel Ripped 1978 Receives Official June Release Date
Atari has released another video for Pixel Ripped 1978 this morning, offering up another behind-the-scenes look at the game This time around, they make a bit of a comparison to the previous title as they explore what used to be in the game and how it compares to the current version As well as how[...]
Atari Announces New Tactical RPG Called Days Of Doom
Atari revealed a brand new game on the way today as they are working with developer Sneakybox to release the tactical RPG Days Of Doom This is an entirely new IP being added to their originals library, as you will be thrust into a dreary, desolate backdrop ravaged by an apocalyptic takeover Everywhere you turn,[...]
Pixel Ripped 1978 Receives Official June Release Date
Atari revealed the official release date for Pixel Ripped 1978, as the game has been confirmed for release next month The new nostalgia-infused VR adventure takes an alternative historical look at Atari's status in the gaming wars with a VR action-adventure spin and has been teased for a few months now as a possible breakout[...]
Atari Announces Mr. Run And Jump Coming This Summer
Atari and developer Graphite Lab have revealed a brand new game on the way this summer as they showed off Mr Run and Jump Originally created in 2021 as a homebrew title for the Atari 2066, the game essentially gave retro gamers their own old-school version of a fast-moving adventure game akin to Super Meat Boy[...]
Atari Reveals New Retro Artwork Created For Pixel Ripped 1978
Atari has released a new trailer today for Pixel Ripped 1978, as they have taken a different type of approach to promoting the game with some meta content The former Atari employee who created games such as Yars' Revenge sat down for a new trailer in which he supported the meta lore going into the[...]
Atari Reveals New Retro Artwork Created For Pixel Ripped 1978
Atari decided to reveal some new retro artwork for their upcoming game Pixel Ripped 1978, created by Tim Lapetino and Phil Noto If those names aren't immediately familiar to you, Lapetino directed the artwork for this particular piece, while Noto is a prolific comic artist and illustrator The two have come together to give the[...]
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,[...]