The headline makes this seem much worse than it actually is. Early yesterday evening, the US arm of Atari has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy in hopes of separating itself from its French parent body and its associated debt. Atari SA has apparently been strapped for cash since December and hasn’t turned a profit since [...]
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Episodic content in video games is nothing new. A scant seven years after the release of Pong in 1972 and Automated Simulation’s Dunjonquest series kicked off on the TRS-80 with Temple of Apshai. The definition of the concept, however, has changed in recent times. There was often a year or more separating episodes back then, [...]
Justin says that Mario Tennis Open is the latest proof that the 3DS is a very social device in need of a network.
Pong’s 40th Anniversary is just around the corner and Atari is celebrating the event with a challenge to its fans to update the seminal classic for iOS devices. If your game wins, you’ll have a chance to have your game published by Atari on the App Store and up to $100,000 in prize money. Following [...]
Video games sure have come a long way in the course of their history. We went from playing games that were almost sub-8-bit to playing games in full 1080p. Games that were nothing but flat boxes within boxes to playing games in true 3D. Playing a game of Pong in black and white to playing [...]