Entries in 'atari' (11)

Atari's next reinvention revolves around The Internet of Things

Atari's next reinvention revolves around The Internet of Things

The Internet of Things. Remember that? The term’s been around for over a decade and a half and now Atari has decided to embrace the idea for its latest reinvention.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 1st 2016 at 11:48AM in News
Rollercoaster Tycoon vs Planet Coaster vs Parkitect

Rollercoaster Tycoon vs Planet Coaster vs Parkitect

When 2013’s SimCity came out, it was broken. It didn’t work.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 9th 2016 at 4:15PM in News
Atari: We won't walk away from Rollercoaster Tycoon World

Atari: We won't walk away from Rollercoaster Tycoon World

It may have received a critical mauling, but Atari says it’s not about to give up on its new Rollercoaster Tycoon game.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 14th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
Meet the new Atari

Meet the new Atari

Though Atari was one of the founding fathers of the games industry, for many it will always be synonymous with the video games crash of 1983. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 17th 2015 at 12:14PM in News

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Atari's atonement, Ubisoft's Fun House and a UK digital download chart headlines new MCV

Atari's atonement, Ubisoft's Fun House and a UK digital download chart headlines new MCV

This week's bumper edition of MCV is out right now and is filled wil major interviews and insight.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 29th 2015 at 11:02AM in News
Atari boss promises to fix its video game 'mistakes'

Atari boss promises to fix its video game 'mistakes'

The new boss of Atari has pledged to make amends for the firm’s recent video game flops. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 10:46AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to consoles merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to consoles merchandise

E3 is traditionally time for the consoles to shine, with a shower of new announcements. In celebration, MCV looks back at the history – and future – of the sector ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 11th 2015 at 10:36AM in News
Atari might reboot Tempest, Missile Command and others

Atari might reboot Tempest, Missile Command and others

As its reboot of 1979 arcade title Asteroids hits Steam Early Access, publisher Atari says some of its other classic franchises might get the same treatment.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 27th 2015 at 11:53AM in News

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Atari 'surprised and dismayed' by similarities between TxK and Tempest

Atari 'surprised and dismayed' by similarities between TxK and Tempest

The company currently using the name ‘Atari’ has said that it is perfectly justified to pursue Jeff Minter over the similarities between his game TxK and retro classic Tempest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2015 at 9:13AM in News
UPDATED: Atari blocks Jeff Minter from releasing new versions of TxK

UPDATED: Atari blocks Jeff Minter from releasing new versions of TxK

The planned PS4, PC and Android releases of Llamasoft’s shooter TxK will not be released following a copyright claim from Atari.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2015 at 2:04PM in News
Atari 're-imagines' Asteroids with new open-world PC survival game

Atari 're-imagines' Asteroids with new open-world PC survival game

Not shy of reinvention, Atari is taking one of its classic arcade IPs and doing something different. Very different.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2015 at 10:04AM in News