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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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Alone In the Dark and Haunted House being rebooted at Atari

By Robert Workman, Aug 19, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Yes, this is following the previous reboots that both franchises went through.


"So a third reboot of the game franchise, well, that's... interesting. Just forget all the ..."

- Kolzig73 see all 5 comments

Minimum adding Team Death Match

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 19, 2014 1:30pm PDT

Minimum is getting a new Team Death Match mode, leaving the minimalist Titans at home, along with a re-designed map, new armor sets, and balance tweaks.


Minimum now on Steam Early Access

By Steve Watts, May 14, 2014 11:00am PDT

The MOBA-inspired action game Minimum is now available on Steam Early Access for $19.99.


Minimum holding another open beta weekend

By Steve Watts, May 08, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Mech-on-mech shooter Minimum is getting another free beta weekend, starting tomorrow and lasting through Sunday.


Documentary film crew finds E.T. game cartridges in New Mexico landfill

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 26, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Remember the film crew that was going to dig up the Atari landfill in a search for E.T. video game cartridges? (No, not the Angry Video Game Nerd movie crew! The other movie crew!) They found something!


"What a perfect example of crap television, they literally are showing rubbish (and a well known ..."

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Minimum is back, features Titans in mech-on-mech battles

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 18, 2014 8:45am PDT

Minimum is back. Originally announced as a free-to-play shooter by Section 8 developer TimeGate Studios, it's now in the works at Human Head--the studio that worked on the what-ever-happened-to-it Prey 2.


"Yet somehow its the nicest looking placeholder art ive ever seen...."

- XwingVmanX see all 4 comments

Rollercoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile launched

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 10, 2014 8:15pm PDT

The much-maligned Rollercoaster Tycoon 4 has launched on the App Store. While it carries an initial price tag of $3, it's very much designed as a free-to-play game.


"This looks FUCKING HORRIBLE. No entrance/exits, no queues, no pricing, no ride charts, no R&D, ..."

- nwillard see all 7 comments

Microsoft invites you to join them at a landfill (to find E.T.)

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 10, 2014 1:30pm PDT

This is probably one of the weirdest video gaming invites you'll ever receive. Microsoft wants gamers to join them in New Mexico. At a landfill. But wait! There's a good reason for that.


"Maybe they will find another landfill filled with Kinect ... "

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Gauntlet preview: dungeon party

By Robert Workman, Apr 03, 2014 10:00am PDT

Atari's classic Gauntlet will soon make a much-anticipated return, thanks to Warner Bros.


"Needs a little bit more color and less brown dark stuff, but still excited. Gauntlet is coming back!"

- Kolzig73 see all 22 comments

RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 also coming to PC, will be 'completely different'

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 24, 2014 10:15am PDT

Gamers were none too happy when Atari announced RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 as a mobile game. Following the backlash, Atari confirmed that, yes, a PC game is also in the works. And it will be "completely different" from the mobile game.


"Heh, seeing this headline makes me think of John Cleese saying, "And now for something... ..."

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