ATARI’S CLASSIC ARCADE SHOOTER YAR’S REVENGE® NOW AVAILABLE

London, United Kingdom­­- April 13, 2011–Atari Europe, one of the world’s most recognised publishers and producers of interactive entertainment announced today the release of Yar’s Revenge.  Making its digital debut, Yar’s Revenge is available for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for 800 points or€8.99 / £7.19.

Yars’ Revenge brings the legendary title to new artistic heights with an anime inspired art style and captivating narrative that expands upon the original story.  The game also features local co-op gameplay, intense battles, and visually striking landscapes designed to appeal to both casual and hardcore gamers.

In Yar’s Revenge , players take on the role of a nameless Yar, who has been brainwashed by the evil Qotile empire to do their bidding.  After being shot down and rescued by the ancient and mysterious Bar Yargler, she sets off on a ferociously focused mission, to seek revenge on her former master and his deadly squad of assassins. The bio-technological nightmare of the Qotile home world provides stunning backdrops for players to fly through in aerial combat with their enemy. 

For more information, please log onto www.atari.com or www.playyarsrevenge.com

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ABOUT ATARI, SA

Atari group is a global creator, producer and publisher of interactive entertainment. Atari’s brands and content are available across all key traditional and digital distribution touch points, including browser-based and social online platforms, Windows PC, consoles from Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony Computer Entertainment America, and advanced smart phones (i.e. iPhone, Android and RIM devices). Divisions of Atari, SA include Cryptic Studios, Eden Studios, Atari Interactive, Inc. and Atari, Inc.

                               

Atari benefits from the strength of its worldwide brand and its extensive catalogue of contemporary classic game franchises (Asteroids®, Centipede®, Missile Command®, Lunar Lander®), original owned franchises (Test Drive®, Backyard Sports®, Deer Hunter®), MMO games from Cryptic Studios (Star Trek™ Online, Champions Online™) and third party franchises (Ghostbusters®, Rollercoaster Tycoon®, Dungeons and Dragons®). Atari also leverages the power of its franchises to deliver movies and merchandise to consumers around the world.

 For more information please visit: www.atari.com

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