Atari News


GDC 2018: Atari Introduces New Atari VCS Home Console

By Kevin Tucker, Mar 19, 2018 5:45pm PDT

The retro-throwback console previously known as the Ataribox now has an all-new name.


"Weird they're marketing as able to play newer stuff? They should just keep it cheap and go for ..."

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Star Control Creators File Countersuit Against Developer Stardock

By Kevin Tucker, Feb 23, 2018 11:05am PST

The original Star Control developers have filed a countersuit against Stardock in an effort to regain control of the intellectual property.


"Fred and Paul 100% are the original developers, although I'm a little confused as to why they're ..."

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Atari's Stock Is Up Nearly 50% Since Cryptocurrency Token Announcement

By Blake Morse , Feb 16, 2018 12:34pm PST

In the arcades of the future will we be forced to mine data in order to play Frogger?


"StarControlCoin CommodoreCoin PolaroidCoin MortalKombatIIKoin"

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Atari Reaches Minimum Crowdfunding Goal for Switch RollerCoaster Tycoon Game

By Kevin Tucker, Feb 05, 2018 1:40pm PST

Fans have helped Atari hit the $10k minimum figure needed to begin work on the game.


RollerCoaster Tycoon Team Wants To Crowdfund A New Switch Game

By Kevin Tucker, Jan 23, 2018 4:20pm PST

Atari and developer Nvizzio Creations are hoping to create a new series entry specifically for the Switch.


"Good eye! Should expect nothing less from the watcher. The story should be updated now, thanks ..."

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Atari Sells Pridefest App to LGBT Media, Announces Partnership

By John Keefer, Aug 18, 2017 3:00pm PDT

LGBT will rework and expand the app, then relaunch it.


"I thought that said Mafia and not Media at first and had many questions. I still had enough ..."

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Atari Promises 'Classic Gaming Content' For Retro Ataribox

By John Keefer, Jul 17, 2017 9:20am PDT

The new console will be similar to the NES Classic in its ability to play older games, and will sport a wood finish akin to the Atari 2600.


"Not spergin' at all. Free spin would be way better. A heavy, free-spinning wheel would be ideal. ..."

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Atari Has a New Console In Development, CEO Says

By John Keefer, Jun 16, 2017 8:55am PDT

'We're back in the hardware business.'


"Yeah, wish him the best for that sort of thing, even if the initial console isn't super ..."

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Frontier Sues Atari for Unpaid RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Royalties

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 03, 2017 8:10am PST

Frontier alleges Atari sold more copies of RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 than it reported.


"No mention of Elite: Dangerous in that "rising star in PC gaming" section? O_o"

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Shack Reels: Shack's Arcade Corner: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

By Shack Staff, Jan 22, 2016 12:00pm PST

"Indy! Cover your heart!"


Atari Vault brings over 100 classic arcade games to Steam in Spring 2016

By Daniel Perez, Jan 21, 2016 8:14am PST

Prepare to experience over 100 classic arcade games in Atari Vault later this year.


"There is iOS / Android version too and Ion Audio made an arcade stick / mini-cabinet that is ..."

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RollerCoaster Tycoon World reaches for the sky mid-2015

By Josh Hawkins, Mar 06, 2015 9:35am PST

Atari has finally revealed the newest installment in their long-praised RollerCoaster Tycoon series.


"Yeah, it looks like it from the trailer. I mean you'd think they would have done something ..."

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Atari: Game Over debuts exclusively on Xbox platforms on Nov. 20

By Daniel Perez, Nov 04, 2014 8:30am PST

Remember when a documentary crew went to New Mexico to find the legendary Atari graveyard? Well - that film is going to be available on Xbox in just a few weeks.


E.T., Atari cartridges found in landfill to go to museums and up for auction

By Robert Workman, Sep 11, 2014 3:30pm PDT

The Alamogordo city council is setting plans in motion, with emphasis on the Atari story being told, and making a little money back from the dig as well.


"Really? Cool. I had the impression that they tried to dump the cartridges as discreetly as ..."

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