Atari offers $50,000 grand prize for iOS re-imagining of the classic game

Last chance to enter Pong indie dev challenge

Atari is looking for help bringing Pong to the App store.

The Pong Indie Developer Challenge offers contestants a shot at winning "up to 100,000" for their new take on Atari’s most iconic game.

Contestants should submit their idea for a mobile Pong title, to be released on iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, by Sunday, April 15.

Twenty semi-finalists will be announced on the 24th of April, who will assemble a team and begin work on their game.

The ten finalists, announced June 19th, will be highlighted on Atari’s Developer Spotlight, recieve full three year revenue-share publishing agreements including marketing and PR support, and cash prizes based on their final standings.

First prize is worth $50,000, $37,500 for 2nd place, $15,000 for 3rd place, and $5,000 to each of the remaining seven finalists.

Interested developers can sumbit their game idea here.

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