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Atari VCS Presales Begin May 30 on Indiegogo With Exclusive Collector's Edition

By Brittany Vincent, Apr 30, 2018 2:55pm PDT

Are you going to take the plunge with one of these bad boys?

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GDC 2018: Atari VCS Demo: The Future Is Retro

By Blake Morse , Mar 30, 2018 1:07pm PDT

It may have wood paneling and a retro logo, but the latest console from Atari is looking to bring the company into the 21st century. 

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" Hasn't Nintendo proove it over and over again that specs don't make the gameplay fun. It's the ..."

- T.Ruxpin see all 3 comments

GDC 2018: Atari Introduces New Atari VCS Home Console

By Kevin Tucker, Mar 19, 2018 5:45pm PDT

The retro-throwback console previously known as the Ataribox now has an all-new name.

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"Weird they're marketing as able to play newer stuff? They should just keep it cheap and go for ..."

- bolneze see all 2 comments

Star Control Creators File Countersuit Against Developer Stardock

By Kevin Tucker, Feb 23, 2018 11:05am PST

The original Star Control developers have filed a countersuit against Stardock in an effort to regain control of the intellectual property.

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"Fred and Paul 100% are the original developers, although I'm a little confused as to why they're ..."

- chuckiesmals see all 9 comments

Atari's Stock Is Up Nearly 50% Since Cryptocurrency Token Announcement

By Blake Morse , Feb 16, 2018 12:34pm PST

In the arcades of the future will we be forced to mine data in order to play Frogger?

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"StarControlCoin CommodoreCoin PolaroidCoin MortalKombatIIKoin"

- gaplant see all 12 comments

Atari Reaches Minimum Crowdfunding Goal for Switch RollerCoaster Tycoon Game

By Kevin Tucker, Feb 05, 2018 1:40pm PST

Fans have helped Atari hit the $10k minimum figure needed to begin work on the game.

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RollerCoaster Tycoon Team Wants To Crowdfund A New Switch Game

By Kevin Tucker, Jan 23, 2018 4:20pm PST

Atari and developer Nvizzio Creations are hoping to create a new series entry specifically for the Switch.

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"Good eye! Should expect nothing less from the watcher. The story should be updated now, thanks ..."

- dukeofgnar see all 5 comments

Atari Sells Pridefest App to LGBT Media, Announces Partnership

By John Keefer, Aug 18, 2017 3:00pm PDT

LGBT will rework and expand the app, then relaunch it.

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"I thought that said Mafia and not Media at first and had many questions. I still had enough ..."

- AxeMan808 see all 2 comments

Become an Atari Beta Tester and Enter to Win an Atari Speakerhat

By Sponsored Post, Jul 29, 2017 5:30pm PDT

Sign up for the Atari Speakerhat beta test for a chance to win an exclusive Atari prize pack.

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Atari Promises 'Classic Gaming Content' For Retro Ataribox

By John Keefer, Jul 17, 2017 9:20am PDT

The new console will be similar to the NES Classic in its ability to play older games, and will sport a wood finish akin to the Atari 2600.

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"Not spergin' at all. Free spin would be way better. A heavy, free-spinning wheel would be ideal. ..."

- creepjacked see all 23 comments

Atari Has a New Console In Development, CEO Says

By John Keefer, Jun 16, 2017 8:55am PDT

'We're back in the hardware business.'

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"Yeah, wish him the best for that sort of thing, even if the initial console isn't super ..."

- Conan see all 5 comments

Frontier Sues Atari for Unpaid RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Royalties

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 03, 2017 8:10am PST

Frontier alleges Atari sold more copies of RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 than it reported.

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"No mention of Elite: Dangerous in that "rising star in PC gaming" section? O_o"

- Wadmaasi see all 11 comments

Shack Reels: Shack's Arcade Corner: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

By Shack Staff, Jan 22, 2016 12:00pm PST

"Indy! Cover your heart!"

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Atari Vault brings over 100 classic arcade games to Steam in Spring 2016

By Daniel Perez, Jan 21, 2016 8:14am PST

Prepare to experience over 100 classic arcade games in Atari Vault later this year.

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"There is iOS / Android version too and Ion Audio made an arcade stick / mini-cabinet that is ..."

- Old School Jimmy see all 29 comments

RollerCoaster Tycoon World reaches for the sky mid-2015

By Josh Hawkins, Mar 06, 2015 9:35am PST

Atari has finally revealed the newest installment in their long-praised RollerCoaster Tycoon series.

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"Yeah, it looks like it from the trailer. I mean you'd think they would have done something ..."

- Joshua Hawkins see all 6 comments