Atari’s Asteroids: Gunner™+ Unlocks the Universe – Available Now on the App Store

LOS ANGELES - Feb. 10, 2012

Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and developers of interactive entertainment, today announced the App Store release of Asteroids®: Gunner™+, the full premium version of its hit freemium title Asteroids: Gunner for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Available for $4.99, Asteroids: Gunner+ provides gamers with access to all eight ships and three galaxies full of enemies to blast and Crystals to collect. Download Asteroids: Gunner+ to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch now from the App Store at:

Asteroids: Gunner+ features:

•Experience Asteroids: Gunner for free or Asteroids: Gunner+ with all content unlocked for $4.99.

•Three galaxies to explore and conquer, with 150 waves of asteroids and alien warships to obliterate.

•Dual-stick controls for firing and movement, perfect for non-stop blasting action.

•Access to 8 unique spacecraft to pilot.

•Legions of power-ups and upgrades to customize your ship and turn it into an unstoppable force.

•Compete against friends in the turn-based Challenge Mode for high scores… and bragging rights.

•Earn Crystals and purchase Space Bucks to unlock new galaxies and powerful upgrades.

•An extensive achievement system that lets you earn ranks.

•OpenFeint and Game Center integration.

Those interested in trying out Asteroids: Gunner+ may still download the original title for free with one ship and galaxy included and additional content available through in-app purchases, using the following link to the App Store:

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Atari ( is a multi-platform, global interactive entertainment and licensing company. The original innovator of video gaming, founded in 1972, Atari owns and/or manages a portfolio of more than 200 games and franchises, including world renowned brands like Asteroids®, Centipede®, Missile Command®, Pong®, Test Drive®, Backyard Sports®, Deer Hunter®, Ghostbusters®, and Rollercoaster Tycoon®. Atari capitalizes on these powerful properties by delivering compelling games online (i.e. browser, Facebook® and digital download), on smartphones and tablets and other connected devices. The Company also develops and distributes interactive entertainment for video game consoles from Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony. As a licensor, Atari extends its brand and franchises into other media, merchandising and publishing categories.

Atari has offices in Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Lyon and London.

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John O'Leary, TriplePoint for Atari

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