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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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Largest Game of Pong: Atari World Record Attempt

Largest Game of Pong: Atari World Record Attempt

Last Friday, Atari participated in Kansas City’s annual City Lights holiday lighting, which officially kicks of the Salvation Army’s holiday fundraising efforts, to celebrate Pong’s upcoming 40th birthday (Nov 29th). The result – an enormous, playable version of classic Pong, which has been submitted to Guinness for consideration as a world record: “World’s Largest Game of Pong.”
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Atari Outlaw Rides into Town on iOS

Atari Outlaw Rides into Town on iOS

Today Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, has released Atari Outlaw for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Atari Outlaw, a classic franchise from the Atari library, now rides again as a casual shooter, combining the Western themes of the original hit with colorful hand-drawn graphics, an expanded arsenal of weapons and smooth touchscreen controls.
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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 iOS and Android

New Centipede: Origins Available Now on iOS and Android

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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Circus Atari for iPhone and iPad Hits the App Store

Circus Atari for iPhone and iPad Hits the App Store

Circus Atari, based on the Atari 2600 classic from 1980, has just hit the App Store! Atari continues to draw inspiration from their historic library to create all-new mobile games.
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Atari's Pong Challenge - Semi-finalists Revealed

Atari’s Pong Challenge – Semi-finalists Revealed

Atari today revealed the 20 indie developers advancing past the first round of the Pong® Indie Developer Challenge, becoming semi-finalists in the pursuit of the ultimate chance to release an iOS title under the Pong brand. The 20 semi-finalists, chosen from a total of 87 submissions, will now work to deliver a game build and compete to become contest finalists, earning Atari’s publishing support, upfront cash prizes and a position on Atari’s Developer Spotlight.
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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 Pong Challenge Updated

Atari’s Pong Challenge Updated

Atari just announced several updates to the Pong Indie Developer Challenge, a contest which offers developers the chance to create and release their own version of Pong in the App Store, in addition to cash prizes.
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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's Asteroids: Gunner+ Hits the App Store

Atari’s Asteroids: Gunner+ Hits the App Store

Atari today announced it has released Asteroids: Gunner+ on the App Store. Like the previous release of Breakout: Boost+, this is a new version of the original, freemium version (which is still available for free). Asteroids: Gunner+ provides access to all available game content – 3 galaxies, 8 ships and over 150 waves of enemies to blast – for one initial download price of $4.99. The press release appears below:
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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.
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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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