Atari News


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...


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

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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...


"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...


"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...


"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,...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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...


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

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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...


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

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A Fair and Balanced Consideration of Mass Effect

By Chris Remo, Jan 22, 2008 12:35am PST

The Fox News Channel recently invited longtime gaming journalist Geoff Keighley, who has played BioWare's Mass Effect, and radio talk show host and...


"It amuses me how badly Geoff Keighley pwnt both the host and the psychologist there - to the ..."

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N+ Passes XBLA Certification, Will Arrive Soon

By Chris Faylor, Jan 21, 2008 10:35am PST

Metanet Software and Slick Entertainment's N+ , the console-enhanced remake of the ninja-tastic physics-based freeware platformer N, has completed...


"Awesome game with a plethora of levels. Is good to see new devs getting some $$$ for their work."

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Alone in the Dark Delay Confirmed

By Aaron Linde, Jan 17, 2008 11:52am PST

An Infogrames executive has confirmed that the release of Eden Games' Alone in the Dark (PC, PS2, PS3, X360, Wii) will be pushed back to May of...


"I thought it was gonna be episodes like Sam and Max style. Thanks for explaining. "

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Take It to the Limit with Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit

By Nick Breckon, Jan 16, 2008 10:57am PST

What do spiky hair and giant balls of energy look like on new hardware? We're about to find out. Slated for a 2008 release on PlayStation 3 and...


"Yeah, I had a great time playing this vs. my 10-year-old nephew. Pretty much the best DBZ game ..."

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Atari: Alone in the Dark Delay a Rumor

By Aaron Linde, Jan 14, 2008 2:43pm PST

A representative of Atari has dismissed speculation that Eden Games' Alone in the Dark (PC, PS2, PS3, X360, Wii) has been delayed to September....