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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 &...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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Ready 2 Rumble Bringing Cartoony Boxing to Wii

By Chris Faylor, Dec 02, 2008 11:02am PST

Continuing with this week's tendency to revive long-dormant franchises, Atari has announced that it will be reviving Midway's old Ready 2 Rumble...


"R2R was fun, but never really filled the void left after I finished Super Punch-Out!! for the ..."

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Atari Reviving Baldur's Gate, Other Franchises

By Chris Faylor, Dec 02, 2008 9:05am PST

Publisher Atari is planning to resurrect several of its beloved franchises, including Baldur's Gate, Dungeons & Dragons and Test Drive--just not in...


"That is why I included a link to the Ben Kingsley recording - Ben Kingsley rage is much cooler ..."

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The Witcher Hits PS3 and Xbox 360 in Fall 2009, Publisher Promises 'Ultimate Console RPG'

By Chris Faylor, Dec 02, 2008 8:49am PST

Update: The first trailer and screenshots have arrived. Publisher Atari today confirmed reports that developer CD Projekt RED will be bringing...


"Generally PC games are way more unstable than console games. Hell Fallout 3 has crashed on me ..."

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Codename: Panzers - Cold War This February

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 27, 2008 10:48am PST

Atari today announced it will publish the World War 2 strategy game sequel Codename: Panzers - Cold War next February.The game suffered a delay...


"I think the game is about authentic battles that took place in Vietnam and Korea!"

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Atari Officially Picks Up Ghostbusters

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 07, 2008 4:09am PST

Confirming earlier comments by actor Dan Aykroyd, Atari today announced it will be publishing Ghostbusters: The Video Game. "Ghostbusters: The...


"Yup, played it on the C64. Hated the ending where you had to put your guys through Mr. ..."

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Atari Picks Up The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena; PC Version Planned

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 30, 2008 5:27am PDT

Atari announced it has nabbed the publishing rights to The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena, after Activision Blizzard dropped the...


"The Blade Runner game from Westwood was supposed to be pretty good"

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Ghostbusters Game Finds New Publisher?

By Chris Faylor, Oct 15, 2008 7:47am PDT

Ghosbusters writer and actor Dan Aykroyd has revealed that the Ghostbusters video game will arrive next year under the Atari label, according to...


"Atari? Ah fuck. They screw it up the arse with shittily implemented DRM. Same deal as EA ..."

- Saruya see all 8 comments

Atari Posts $3.5M Profit After Years of Losses

By Chris Faylor, Aug 14, 2008 10:06am PDT

After at least two years of solid losses and being delisted from Nasdaq, publisher Atari has announced a profit of $3.5 million for the first...


"Phil Harrison. Never liked him much at Sony adn he said some ridiculous stuff but eh. Good luck ..."

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RACE Pro Simulator Hits Xbox 360 This Fall

By Chris Faylor, Jul 11, 2008 7:38am PDT

SimBin Studios, the developer behind the RACE and GTR line of PC racing simulators, today announced its first Xbox 360 effort, RACE Pro. Due out...


"You can get used to it (I did) but it's nowhere as good as the Logitech DFP or G25 :(."

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Atari Sues over Negative Alone in the Dark Review, Accuses Reviewer of Piracy (Updated)

By Aaron Linde, Jun 20, 2008 3:03pm PDT

Update: Gamer.nl staffer Erwin Bergervoet has informed Shacknews that Atari also asked the Dutch gaming site to pull its 5/10 review of Alone in...


"I always thought that embargos were only enforceable until they were irrevocably broken. Kind ..."

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