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Atari Reports $23.6M Loss for FY2008

By Aaron Linde, Jun 13, 2008 5:00pm PDT

Atari has released its financial results for its 2008 fourth quarter and financial year ending March 31, showing a $23.6M net loss in 2008 for the...

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"That's the first game I remember where if you couldn't find a door key you could just say fuck ..."

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DiCaprio Cast as Atari Founder in Bushnell Biopic

By Aaron Linde, Jun 09, 2008 2:50pm PDT

Leonardo DiCaprio is attached to star as Atari founder Nolan Bushnell (pictured left) in a new feature film detailing the gaming godfather's life,...

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"The original anime was made before the manga was even completed. It was under Katsuhiro Otomo's ..."

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Infogrames: Offline Single-Player Games Not Viable

By Aaron Linde, May 27, 2008 12:26pm PDT

Adding to comments made late last week, Infogrames president and former Sony executive Phil Harrison suggested that linear single-player gaming...

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"Notice he doesn't mention platform? These executives really only see dollar signs, not ..."

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Atari Moving Away from Single-player Efforts, Contemplating Online Social Game Focus

By Chris Faylor, May 23, 2008 3:19pm PDT

Alone in the Dark publisher Atari will soon move away from publishing and developing "high-budget single-player games," according to Phil Harrison,...

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"Indeed MMO's take time. And no MMO has yet to reach heights like WOW. What is it 13 million ..."

- ps2rules300 see all 16 comments

Atari Delisted from Nasdaq

By Chris Faylor, May 09, 2008 3:30pm PDT

Publisher Atari has revealed that, as of today, its stock will no longer be listed or traded on The Nasdaq Stock Market. The action follows...

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"Wouldn't it be hilarious if Atari started making boutique computers and go head to head with the ..."

- r_picmip 5 see all 8 comments

Infogrames Completes Purchase of Atari

By Nick Breckon, May 01, 2008 7:44am PDT

Publisher Infogrames today announced that it has acquired the remaining shares of Atari for $11 million, making the ailing company a wholly-owned...

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"well theres a easy way to settle this correctly.. try comming up with 10 games on the spot that ..."

- Ronin_Okami see all 7 comments

Battlezone, Rocky and Bullwinkle on XBLA Wed.

By Chris Faylor, Apr 14, 2008 9:05am PDT

Battlezone and Rocky and Bullwinkle will debut on Xbox Live Arcade this week, Microsoft has revealed. Both will be downloadable from the Xbox 360's...

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"I think Battlezone was possibly my first favorite arcade game. It had such a cool arcade ..."

- Gwyndion see all 7 comments

Former Vivendi Exec Named Atari President

By Aaron Linde, Mar 31, 2008 3:50pm PDT

Atari today announced the appointment of former Vivendi Games executive Jim Wilson as CEO and president of the troubled publisher, effective...

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"First losing the HL IP and then losing the HL2 publishing rights(and the working relationship ..."

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Atari Joins Steam, Brings The Witcher and ArmA

By Nick Breckon, Mar 12, 2008 12:07pm PDT

Valve Software today announced that Atari is the latest publisher to put many of its games up for download on Steam, Valve's popular digital...

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"You've obviously thought this through much more than I have. And I bow to your superior ..."

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Infogrames Offers to Purchase Atari

By Aaron Linde, Mar 07, 2008 4:51pm PST

Atari's largest shareholder and parent company Infogrames has made an offer to buy the remainder of shares and make the company private,...

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"I had thought that Infogrames had already owned Atari completely. I tried to help them out by ..."

- aasyranth see all 5 comments

Atari Parent Names Phil Harrison as New President

By Aaron Linde, Mar 03, 2008 8:02pm PST

Atari parent company Infogrames Entertainment today announced the appointment of former Sony executive Phil Harrison as the company's new...

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"lol Atari? Has he even looked into the company? They don't know what they are doing, and ..."

- deathofrats see all 20 comments

N+ Assaults Xbox Live Arcade Wednesday

By Chris Faylor, Feb 18, 2008 9:01am PST

Metanet Software and Slick Entertainment's N+ will be this week's sole Xbox Live Arcade release, Microsoft has announced. Selling for 800 Microsoft...

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"This game gots style... And classic elements from Jumpman and the likes.. "

- deadlycookie see all 5 comments

Neverwinter Nights 2: Mysteries of Westgate Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Feb 18, 2008 2:38am PST

Neverwinter Vault has posted a Mysteries of Westgate Q&A, asking the folks at Ossian Studios about their Atari published Neverwinter Nights 2...

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New Alone in the Dark Media Shows Light

By Chris Faylor, Jan 23, 2008 7:16am PST

Following up on yesterday's trailer, Atari has provided us with new screenshots from the Xbox 360 version of Eden Games' modern reimagining of the...

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"At least the inventory system in this game looks nothing like RE's and is actually innovative."

- Legolas5 see all 5 comments

New Alone in the Dark Movie Released

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 22, 2008 8:28am PST

Atari has sent out a new Alone in the Dark (PC, PS2, PS3, X360, Wii) movie, showing two minutes of gameplay footage from the Eden Games developed...

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"Looks puzzlicious. It's the first of this series that has interested me."

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