Entries in 'atari' (157)

Atari now says the future is digital and on mobile

Atari now says the future is digital and on mobile

Another week, another new direction for Atari.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2014 at 2:33PM in News
Microsoft granted approval to excavate Atari's fabled ET dump site

Microsoft granted approval to excavate Atari's fabled ET dump site

The planned excavation of the fabled Atari dump site said to be filled with thousands of copies of ET The Extraterrestrial game cartridges has overcome its latest hurdle.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 4th 2014 at 12:31PM in News
Atari documentary series to debut exclusively on Xbox in 2014

Atari documentary series to debut exclusively on Xbox in 2014

Xbox Entertainment Studios has announced it will be debuting a documentary series about Atari on Microsoft's consles next year. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 20th 2013 at 1:39PM in News
Atari to exit bankruptcy

Atari to exit bankruptcy

A U.S. judge has approved Atari's plan to leave bankruptcy protection a little less than a year after filing for Chapter 11 in January.

by Seth Tipps
on Dec 6th 2013 at 9:40AM in News

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Outcast dev acquires IP from Atari

Outcast dev acquires IP from Atari

Appeal S.A, has purchased the rights to Outcast from Atari Europe.

by Seth Tipps
on Jul 4th 2013 at 11:42AM in News
Nordic Games acquires Desperados and Silver IPs from Atari

Nordic Games acquires Desperados and Silver IPs from Atari

Growing publisher Nordic Games has moved to acquire yet more IP.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2013 at 2:53PM in News
Fabled Atari ET landfill to be unearthed

Fabled Atari ET landfill to be unearthed

It has become the thing of legend but now the myth behind famous Atari 2600 calamity ET: The Extra Terrestrial is to be explored.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2013 at 11:39AM in News
Atari assets up for sale after failure to secure buyer

Atari assets up for sale after failure to secure buyer

Having failed to find an outright buyer, Atari is to sell off its IPs individually.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2013 at 10:41AM in News

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Atari founder: The days of mobile gaming is over

Atari founder: The days of mobile gaming is over

Mobile’s increasing dominance of the game industry is over and will be usurped by new technology, Atari founder Nolan Bushnell has said.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 27th 2013 at 10:44AM in News
Atari files for bankruptcy

Atari files for bankruptcy

Had you forgotten that Atari exists? Well, it sounds like it may sadly not exist for much longer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2013 at 9:32AM in News
Atari sticks with Europe despite studio shake-up

Atari sticks with Europe despite studio shake-up

Publisher Atari says it is still committed to Europe despite putting its biggest EU asset, French studio Eden Games, up for sale.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 29th 2012 at 2:14PM in News
UPDATED: Atari revenue down, Eden Games closes doors

UPDATED: Atari revenue down, Eden Games closes doors

Atari has reported a decrease in revenue for its fiscal 2012, and in the wake of the results the publisher has begun some major restructuring.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 11th 2012 at 1:04AM in News

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Commodore founder Jack Tramiel passes away

Commodore founder Jack Tramiel passes away

Jack Tramiel, one of the founding fathers of the modern games industry, has passed away at the age of 83.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2012 at 10:42AM in News
Atari justifies iOS legal action

Atari justifies iOS legal action

Longstanding publisher Atari has effectively confirmed that it has taken action to block iOS games that apparently infringe on copyright.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2012 at 11:01AM in News
Atari launches legal assault on iOS devs

Atari launches legal assault on iOS devs

Black Powder Media, the producer of iOS title Vector Tanks 3, has claimed that Atari has issued a number of copyright infringement claims against games that resemble anything from Atari’s ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2012 at 10:24AM in News
New management at Atari

New management at Atari

Online publisher Atari has hired new additions to its management team as it continues to establish itself in the mobile and casual space.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 18th 2011 at 12:27PM in News

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Trion picks Burns as European GM

Trion picks Burns as European GM

John Burns has been appointed as SVP and general manager of Trion Worlds Europe.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 2nd 2011 at 11:05AM in News
Cryptic acquired for $50m

Cryptic acquired for $50m

Atari’s has sold its Californian studio Cryptic for $50 million to China’s online gaming giant Perfect World, the company has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 31st 2011 at 4:19PM in News
Atari puts Cryptic up for sale

Atari puts Cryptic up for sale

Cryptic Studios has been put up for sale by parent company Atari.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2011 at 9:25AM in News
Atari's Eden Games 'on strike'

Atari's Eden Games 'on strike'

Staff at French studio Eden Games have today gone on strike, in a protest against company layoffs, according to reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2011 at 11:21AM in News
Impressive Atari Hits app arrives

Impressive Atari Hits app arrives

One of the most ambitious retro game collections to hit smartphones has arrived in the Apple App Store today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2011 at 2:12PM in News
New CEO at Cryptic Studios

New CEO at Cryptic Studios

Atari Europe has announced that former COO Jack Emmert has been appointed as the new CEO of developer Cryptic Studios.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2011 at 3:16PM in News
Atari online revenues soar 494%

Atari online revenues soar 494%

Atari’s revenues dropped from €92.5m (£77.7m) to €41m (£34.4m) year-on-year during the nine months ending December 31st.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 17th 2011 at 11:16AM in News
Champions Online gets free-to-play date

Champions Online gets free-to-play date

Atari Europe's superhero MMO Champions Online will officially become a free-to-play title on January 25th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2011 at 11:39AM in News
Ex-Midway VP joins Atari

Ex-Midway VP joins Atari

Long-running publisher Atari has hired two new senior managers to bolster its US operations.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 17th 2010 at 9:47AM in News