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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...

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

- ManiacalMoose see all 58 comments

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,...

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Test Drive Unlimited 2 Release Date, Pre-Order Bonuses Announced

By Alice O'Connor, May 26, 2010 10:20am PDT

Test Drive Unlimited's PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 release will be on September 21 in North America, publisher Atari announced today as well as...

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"Will I be able to easily find and play with friends? Or will this one have the same terrible ..."

- Sublym3 see all 6 comments

RollerCoaster Tycoon: The Movie Planned

By Chris Faylor, May 13, 2010 10:30am PDT

As Atari continues to capitalize upon the motion-picture rights of its various video game franchises--a movie based upon Asteroids was announced...

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"If Sony is looking to throw money away they're more than welcome tossing it my way instead of ..."

- jtthe2nd see all 31 comments

Achievement Unlocked: Seattle Locksmith Breaks Asteroids High Score Record

By Jeff Mattas, Apr 07, 2010 12:40pm PDT

After playing for fifty-eight consecutive hours on a 1979 Atari classic Asteroids arcade cabinet, Seattle locksmith John McAllister managed to...

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"Yeah but it's a shitty version of tetris which lets you hold pieces for later and manipulate the ..."

- yossapw see all 30 comments

GOG.com Adding Atari to Digital Catalog

By Brian Leahy, Mar 25, 2010 10:20am PDT

Good Old Games, a DRM-free digital distribution service for older PC games, will be adding titles from publisher Atari in the coming weeks....

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"Because EA enjoy sitting their asses on top of IP. There were some rumours that the Harry ..."

- Memphis-Ahn see all 16 comments

Test Drive Unlimited 2 Coming in Fall

By Chris Faylor, Mar 03, 2010 8:00am PST

The sequel to Eden Game's open-world racer Test Drive Unlimited (2006) will hit PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in Fall 2010, publisher Atari...

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"I loved the first game. The handling was slightly arcady, but not at all unplayable, quite the ..."

- SherlockBoneman see all 12 comments

Missile Command Goes Free-To-Play on Web

By Brian Leahy, Feb 26, 2010 8:40am PST

Atari's Missile Command is now free-to-play on OMGPOP. Since launching yesterday, players have already logged close to 10,000 hours in game and...

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"I played it for quite awhile, it just repeats the same 5 or 6 levels over and over but making ..."

- GoldfishInAJarOfPickles see all 3 comments

Impulse Adds Atari Titles to Online Catalog

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 12, 2010 1:40pm PST

Digital distribution outlet Impulse has just added the first set of downloadable titles published by Atari to its online catalog. The initial...

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Marc Ecko Planning 'Getting Up' Sequel, Bemoans Atari

By Chris Faylor, Oct 09, 2009 10:28am PDT

Fashion designer Marc Ecko hopes to one day see a sequel to his action-adventure graffiti game Marc Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure,...

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"Nobody plays the GTA games because anyone interested in car theft, guns and crime is out raping ..."

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Atari Labels Dungeons & Dragons Lawsuit 'Frivolous'

By Chris Faylor, Sep 03, 2009 11:46am PDT

In what is bound to be an ongoing case of "he said-she said," publisher Atari has fired back against the $30 million lawsuit from Dungeons &...

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"@Core, Bioware doesn't want it anymore. Believe me, after the success of NWN1, Bioware would ..."

- ZDPhoenix see all 15 comments

Atari Sued Over Dungeons & Dragons MMO Hijinks, Developer Seeking 'Excess of $30 Million'

By Chris Faylor, Aug 26, 2009 11:39am PDT

Dungeons & Dragons Online developer Turbine is pursuing legal action against Atari, alleging the publisher of fraud, unjust enrichment, and breach...

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"Are you stupid or do you just suck?.....Try DDO again my Friend "

- stumpet see all 38 comments

Rumor: Cryptic Prepping Neverwinter Nights MMO

By Chris Faylor, Jun 09, 2009 10:11am PDT

Champions Online and Star Trek Online developer Cryptic is said to be working on an Neverwinter Nights MMO, according to the sources of Variety's...

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"They have 3 large teams doing each game, it's not like it's the same guys doing all 3. Plenty ..."

- dhvyse see all 52 comments

The Witcher Console Port Officially 'Suspended'

By Chris Faylor, Apr 29, 2009 9:01am PDT

Update: Lamenting that "we cannot talk with [co-developer Widescreen Games] in normal business way," CD Projekt has issued a response that places...

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"lol your a fucking moron! You have actually lost out if anything, because they can't afford to ..."

- kurumba see all 31 comments

Atari Owner Buys City of Heroes Dev. Cryptic Studios

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 09, 2008 3:48am PST

MMORPG developer Cryptic Studios has been acquired by Atari parent company Infogrames, the companies have revealed. The announcement specified...

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"It would make an interesting Shack Report to plot the crazy history of ..."

- byorn see all 36 comments