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Atari Landfill Excavation Will Have an Audience

Atari Landfill Excavation Will Have an Audience

By Sean Patterson April 10, 2014

In 1983 the video game industry crashed in the U.S. One of the most legendary tales from that period involved Atari‘s rushed video game adaptation of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial. Atari had allegedly manufactured a far too ambitious number of cartridges …

40 Years of Atari Celebrated with Arcade Giveaways 40 Years of Atari Celebrated with Arcade Giveaways

Atari may not be the biggest current name in gaming, but it has been around longer than most, and it has the titles to prove it. Pong, Asteroids, and Pac-Man all came from the minds at Atari. Recently, the company …

Iconic Video Games Get The IRL Treatment Iconic Video Games Get The IRL Treatment

The reality of how newer games are designed is that they want to get as close to reality as possible. Older games? It was an exercise in making the game fun, regardless of how it translated to real life. So …

What If Angry Birds Was Released in the 80's? What If Angry Birds Was Released in the 80's?
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What do IntelliVision, the Commadore 64, and Atari 2600 all have in common? Aside from all bringing back awesome memories for children of the early 80′s and being hilarious examples of how much technology has changed, they all featured a …

Atari Wants Indie Devs To Remake Pong Atari Wants Indie Devs To Remake Pong

Pong is one of the greatest games ever made. Maybe not for its compelling gameplay, but for its simplicity that brought video games to millions of households. Atari has never really captured that kind of magic again, but they are …

DLD 2012: Atari Founder Details New Education Initiative DLD 2012: Atari Founder Details New Education Initiative
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Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari and Chuck E. Cheese’s, has a new pet project that aims straight for the classroom. At the Digital Life Design conference yesterday, Bushnell outlined his plans for Speed to Learn according to the DLD tumblr. …

Atari To Develop Its Own Virtual World

Second Life has inspired numerous other start-ups looking to take advantage of the hype surrounding the user-generated virtual world phenomenon.

While many companies are looking to make a name for themselves with such aspirations, Atari just wants to reclaim its piece of the video gaming pie.

Just what sort of unmitigated chaos has been wrought in the wake of Second Life’s popularity?

Tagging Pits Atari Against NYC Councilman

Atari plans to release Marc Ecko’s Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure video game in the fall; Peter Vallone says the game will glorify graffiti.

Atari Announces Xbox 360 Title At E3

A previously unannounced title from the legendary game company will be for Microsoft’s next-generation console.

Atari To Enter The Matrix

Video game eternalists Atari are planning on giving gamers a chance to return to The Matrix during the upcoming holiday season.