Atari News


The Witcher 2 Xbox 360 port detailed, sequel teased

By Jeff Mattas, Sep 26, 2011 4:00pm PDT

CD Projekt Red reveals some new information at the 2011 Eurogamer Expo about the upcoming Witcher 2 expansion and Xbox 360 version, and teases The Witcher 3.


"it just made moving around and interacting with objects and npc's more of a ballache than it ..."

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RollerCoaster Tycoon coming to 3DS

By Steve Watts, Aug 30, 2011 10:45am PDT

RollerCoaster Tycoon is making a return on the 3DS this March, featuring 3D support for viewing your coasters and touch-screen building tools.


"Which makes me thing the amount of awesome 2D games he could create with his engine, from a ..."

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The Kore Gang announced for Wii

By Steve Watts, Aug 29, 2011 4:00pm PDT

Atari announced The Kore Gang today, an action-platformer coming to the Wii this fall.


"Awww too bad it is on a system no one is going to play it on. Seriously, I would play it if it ..."

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Neverwinter delayed until late 2012

By Jeff Mattas, Aug 15, 2011 5:00pm PDT

Cryptic Studios upcoming multiplayer RPG, Dungeons and Dragons: Neverwinter, has been delayed until late 2012, due to Cryptic's recent sale to Perfect World Entertainment.


"God I hope it don't turn out like Daggerdale, that was a bug ridden atrocity, weapon and armor ..."

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The Witcher 2 patch 1.3 launches with free DLC

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 20, 2011 6:15am PDT

Patch 1.3 for the splendid RPG launched today, bringing a new free quest, along with support for 4:3, 5:4, and 16:10 aspect ratios, item storage at inns, and dozens more changes.


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Perfect World acquires Cryptic Studios

By Steve Watts, May 31, 2011 11:45am PDT

Following reports that Atari was looking to sell the studio, Cryptic has been acquired by the Chinese MMO maker Perfect World for just over $50 million.


"I really don't know where you got the "accounts made" thing. That's certainly something CRYPTIC ..."

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Atari to sell Star Trek Online dev Cryptic

By Alice O'Connor, May 18, 2011 7:15am PDT

Publisher Atari is looking to sell Cryptic Studios, the developer of Champions Online, Star Trek Online, and the upcoming Neverwinter.


"I don't know what your talking about with the "good game mechanics". The ship based combat was ..."

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Layoffs spark 'symbolic' strike at Test Drive Unlimited dev Eden

By Alice O'Connor, May 11, 2011 8:40am PDT

Members of French developer Eden Games are on a "symbolic" one-day strike today, protesting layoffs that'll see over half the studio cut.


"Yeah, you don't have to be tied to a corporate monster in order to release a big game. Just ask ..."

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New Warlords remake coming to XBLA, PSN

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 29, 2011 10:00am PDT

While Atari's arcade classic Warlords was remade for XBLA only in 2008, another remake is on the way to XBLA and PSN this summer.


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Test Drive Unlimited 2 to get free apology DLC

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 23, 2011 8:00pm PST

Atari has revealed it will release free DLC for Test Drive Unlimited 2 in order to "thank" users for "continued support and feedback" as the game launches with a "number of issues".


"atari why would you make us pay for anything you dopes no motorcycles and i have to use 800 ..."

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Dungeons & Dragons Action-RPG 'Daggerdale' Announced, Packing Co-op

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 22, 2010 11:10am PST

If you ever wished D&D had a little more "action" in its "RPG," you may be interested in Dungeons & Dragons Daggerdale, announced today. For everyone else, well, is a downloadable action-R


"still waiting for a D&D game set in the Dragonlance universe. "

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Atari Revenue Drops Substantially in First-Half of Fiscal Year; Future Focus on Online Market

By Xav de Matos, Nov 10, 2010 5:30pm PST

Atari has released its financial report [PDF] for the first-half of the year revealing a 56.8 percent drop in revenue, or 60 percent at a constant...


"Does their online division deal with the games they've re-released on GOG.com? Because if so, ..."

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Atari to Revive Star Raiders on PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 in 'Early 2011' [Updated]

By Xav de Matos, Oct 13, 2010 4:30pm PDT

[Update] Originally, we incorrectly listed Star Raiders as a "downloadable" release for all platforms. It appears that the PC release will be...


"Yeah. From the short little vid there didn't seem to be anything that resembles the Star Raiders ..."

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'Neverwinter' Coming to PC in 2011 from Cryptic Studios and Atari [Updated]

By Xav de Matos, Aug 23, 2010 7:25am PDT

[Update: 10:30am] According to a GameSpot interview (as spotted by Shack user valcan_s), Neverwinter will "focus on cooperative play, requiring...


"NwN 1 was amazing for its simple yet flexible toolset. There was so much user created content. ..."

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Blade Kitten Releasing in September

By Chris Faylor, Jun 02, 2010 12:20pm PDT

Krome Studios' comic-inspired brawler Blade Kitten will be released on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 as a digital download in September 2010,...