Entries in 'atari' (157)

Ghostbusters sequel skips retail

Ghostbusters sequel skips retail

A sequel to Atari’s 2009 console hit Ghostbusters: The Video Game will skip retail altogether and instead be released on Xbox Live, PSN and PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2010 at 3:33PM in News
Online games reduce Atari’s H1 loss

Online games reduce Atari’s H1 loss

Atari’s online games division outperformed its console operations in the first half of the year, but were unable to prevent overall losses in revenue.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 11th 2010 at 10:41AM in News
Burns to leave Atari next month

Burns to leave Atari next month

MCV can confirm that the current vice president and general manager of European operations at Atari John Burns will step down from his role next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2010 at 2:04PM in News
UKIE signs up three new members

UKIE signs up three new members

The Association for UK Interactive Entertainment has announced that three new firms have signed up for membership.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 3rd 2010 at 12:58PM in News

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Free-to-play for Champions Online

Free-to-play for Champions Online

Developer Cryptic Studios and publisher Atari have announced that PC MMO title Champions Online is to become a free-to-play title from Q1 2011.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 26th 2010 at 2:51PM in News
New digital boss for Atari

New digital boss for Atari

Publisher Atari has announced the appointment of Alexander Chung as its senior director of digital strategy and distribution for its North America operations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2010 at 1:13PM in News
Atari appoints new dev VP

Atari appoints new dev VP

Turbulent publisher Atari has announced the appointment of John Hayase as its senior vice president of product development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2010 at 5:22PM in News
Test Drive Unlimited 2 delayed

Test Drive Unlimited 2 delayed

As has been suspected for some time, Atari has confirmed that its Xbox 360, PS3 and PC racer Test Drive Unlimited 2 has been delayed until the first quarter of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2010 at 11:49AM in News

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Another ‘fresh start’ for Atari

Another ‘fresh start’ for Atari

The men currently guiding the troubled ship that is Atari have – once again – outlined the company’s intentions to navigate out of continuously troubled water and back into a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2010 at 12:59PM in News
Atari: Online strong despite despite 65% revenue drop

Atari: Online strong despite despite 65% revenue drop

Atari has released results for the first quarter of its 2010/2011 fiscal year - and despite a 65% drop in revenues, the firm's online takings have jumped.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 26th 2010 at 10:51AM in News
Atari reduces losses

Atari reduces losses

As Atari continues to transform its business for the modern games industry, it has seen losses for the year ending March 31st 2010 fall to €19.7m – a year-on-year reduction ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 26th 2010 at 10:42AM in News
Atari reforms: Harrison out, Bushnell in

Atari reforms: Harrison out, Bushnell in

Atari founder Nolan Bushnell has rejoined his former publisher through appointment to its board of directors, while other board members such as Phil Harrison have now officially left the company.

by Rob Crossley
on Apr 20th 2010 at 10:01AM in News

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New Euro boss for Atari

New Euro boss for Atari

Former EA man John Burns has become the new VP and GM of Atari Europe.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Apr 15th 2010 at 10:00AM in News
Test Drive Unlimited 2 announced

Test Drive Unlimited 2 announced

Namco Bandai has announced Test Drive Unlimited 2 for the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 3rd 2010 at 9:15AM in News
RETAIL BIZ: Star Trek Online tops PC charts

RETAIL BIZ: Star Trek Online tops PC charts

MCV’s vital weekly retail digest, RetailBiz, is available to view online and download now.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 9th 2010 at 9:49AM in News
Namco plans Star Trek world record

Namco plans Star Trek world record

Namco Bandai Partners will be attempting to set a new world record in order to celebrate the launch of Atari's Star Trek Online.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 2nd 2010 at 5:07PM in News

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Dead To Rights: Retribution dated

Dead To Rights: Retribution dated

Namco Bandai has announced Dead To Rights: Retribution will be released in the UK on April 16th.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 29th 2010 at 10:43AM in News
Star Trek Online beta beams down

Star Trek Online beta beams down

Publisher Atari has at last opened the digital doors to the public beta for Cryptic Studio’s long awaited MMO Star Trek Online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2010 at 5:39PM in News
Hasbro to sue Atari

Hasbro to sue Atari

Toy maker Hasbro is to sue publisher Atari following claims that the video game company violated its licensing agreement for Hasbro's Dungeons & Dragons game series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2009 at 11:06AM in News
Gardner steps down as Atari CEO

Gardner steps down as Atari CEO

Atari has confirmed that high-profile CEO David Gardner has left the post, with his boots being filled by former COO Jeff Lapin.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2009 at 9:49AM in News
US: Ghostbusters grabs Google search gong

US: Ghostbusters grabs Google search gong

Search engine leader Google has published its Zeitgeist 2009 report – which lists the Top Ten searches in North America across a number of popular entertainment sectors over the last ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2009 at 10:35AM in News
Retro Atari games arrive online

Retro Atari games arrive online

Atari’s online reinvention continues with news that the long-time publisher has released free-to-play browser-based versions of six of its classic retro arcade licenses.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2009 at 12:27PM in News
Star Trek Online beams down in February

Star Trek Online beams down in February

Atari has announced Star Trek Online will released for PC on February 5th in Europe.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 6th 2009 at 10:05AM in News
Star Trek Online set for Q1 2010

Star Trek Online set for Q1 2010

Star Trek Online will arrive between January and March 2010, Cryptic has told Videogamer.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 20th 2009 at 11:31AM in News
Ghostbusters 360 slips in Europe

Ghostbusters 360 slips in Europe

The Xbox 360 version of Ghostbusters: The Videogame will finally hit Europe on November 6th – a couple of weeks later than expected.

by Tim Ingham
on Sep 10th 2009 at 11:05AM in News