Atari, one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and interactive entertainment producers, is thrilled to announce the next addition to the massively popular Atari Recharged series: Caverns of Mars. Based on the classic vertical scrolling shooter, Caverns of Mars: Recharged retains its retro charm and once again sees players descend through the subterranean landscape of Mars where enemies are plentiful and ammo is limited. Caverns of Mars: Recharged is coming to PC, consoles, Nintendo Switch, and Atari VCS later this year. In Caverns of Mars: Recharged, players progress through 30 unique missions set within three primary depths of Mars, … Continue reading Atari Announces Caverns of Mars: Recharged Arriving Soon to PC, Switch, Consoles, and Atari VCS →
Video gamers past and present should check out Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration collection. Packed with 50 years of gaming history from Atari, this new collection of over 90 titles is more of a digital museum where you can play with the exhibits.
Michael’s back with another classic game for this week’s Retro Game Friday. It’s Xevious!
In a continuous bid to update and modernize popular strategy IPs and bringing them to the 21st century, Slitherine has acquired the full publishing rights to the Master of Magic franchise from Atari. This is one of the most recognizable names in videogames history. It’s one of the key pillars of turn-based strategy gaming and it has created a genre of its own that is still alive and thriving today. Master of Magic first released on MS-DOS twenty-five years ago in 1994 and it quickly became one of the most cherished games of its genre with its infinite replayability and … Continue reading Slitherine Acquires Master of Magic Franchise From Atari →
Atari one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and interactive entertainment producers — today makes several major announcements about its all-new Atari VCS home gaming and entertainment system during the 2019 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, where it is holding private preview meetings with press, retailers, and content partners. The Atari VCS Official Online Presale is now underway for U.S. customers, with systems and accessories, including retailer-exclusive editions, available for preorder today on GameStop.com, Walmart.com, and AtariVCS.com, for deliveries starting in March 2020. Pricing starts at $249.99 for the Atari VCS 400 Onyx (4GB RAM) Base model … Continue reading Atari Brings the New Atari VCS To E3 2019 →
A perfect example of a crowd-funded success, Tempest 4000 pulls the best elements from Tempest 2000, Tempest X, Space Giraffe and the classic arcade game into a visually stunning new title that is sure to dazzle!
Michael’s back with a really old classic for this week’s Retro Game Friday! It’s Battlezone, the 1980 version!
It seems like all the GiN columnists are on vacation. Editor John Breeden is again at the helm, this time for Chella. He’s catching Olympic fever this week, but perhaps more so for those classic track and field games of yesteryear.
News that the urban legend of Atari burying thousands of Atari 2600 copies of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial has been confirmed. This has led the lounge crew to think back on other terrible games that should have probably been tossed in as well.
“Urban legend CONFIRMED,” was the tweet from Xbox creator, Larry Hryb, who was present as a 30 year-old job lot of Atari game cartridges were unearthed in the New Mexico desert. Known as the game that killed Atari, “E.T.” was a massive flop. The game was rushed out in just a few weeks to accompany Stephen Spielberg’s mega-hit movie, back in 1982 and now it’s part of a documentary about Atari – one of the biggest games company of the early 1980s. The story goes that Atari buried truck loads of unsold E.T. game cartridges in the desert. The development and marketing disaster is said … Continue reading Atari’s “E.T.” Graveyard Found for ‘The Worst Game Ever Made’ →