Infogrames News


Atari files for bankruptcy, to sell logo and IPs

By John Keefer, Jan 21, 2013 1:30pm PST

Iconic game publisher Atari US filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy today in an effort to separate from its struggling French parent, Atari SA, formerly known as Infogrames. The move means that Atari will end of selling off its logo and many of the classic titles, such as Pong, C...


"It sure would be great to see the name Atari mean something again."

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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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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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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...


"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,...


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

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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...


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

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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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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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