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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. The CEO of Atari says Rollercoaster Tycoon World is already looking and playing better than it was a week ago, and that there are 55 full-time staff working …

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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. The firm’s fast and loose approach to publishing, and its lack of quality control, was so severe that it killed faith in the sector …

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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. You can read the full magazine online for free, and it includes a UK Digital Download Console Chart and an interview with a rependent Atari CEO. We also lift the lid on …

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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. In March, the company released a survival game based on its Asteroids brand, Asteroids: Outpost. It also turned its Alone in the Dark franchise into a team shooter with Alone in the Dark: …

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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. Tempest, Warlords, Adventure and Missile Command are among the titles that the firm is considering rebooting. In aid of this, the publisher is ‘teaming …

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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. Minter yesterday revealed that he has been forced to scrap the PS4, PC and VR versions of TxK following a copyright …

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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. TxK’s creator Jeff Minter has said that he’s been forced the cancel the games following pressure from Atari, which seemingly has claimed a copyright violation alleging that the game …

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