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Atari Inc appoints new SVP of Sales

US video games publisher Atari Inc has appointed Tim Flynn as senior VP of sales. The new position is effective immediately, and Flynn will report to CEO and President, Jim Wilson. Flynn has more than 30 years of sales and retail experience in the video game and technology industries with …

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Atari ditching single-player games

President of Atari parent Infogrames Phil Harrison has suggested that Alone In The Dark will be the publisher’s last ever single-player game. Harrison and Infogrames CEO David Gardner have both previously made allusions to a future based on ‘social’ gaming – and of Atari becoming leaders in the online gaming …

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Nasdaq delists Atari

Atari Inc has been delisted from the Nasdaq share rankings in the US. Nasdaq previously told the firm that it had to bring its market value up to $15 million or more for ten consecutive business days before March 20th this year – but the publisher was unable to meet …

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Infogrames recruits new CFO

Infogrames has appointed Fabrice Hamaide as its new chief financial officer. Hamaide’s responsibilies include company finance, investor relations, financial communications, and legal and information technology functions. He will report directly to CEO David Gardner. Hamaide started his career in 1988 as a consultant for Ernst and Young, before working as …

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Infogrames reveals SCi bid

Infogrames believes that the offer has the potential to be significantly value enhancing to both SCi’s and Infogrames shareholders,” says a statement from the company. Infogrames also confirmed that it has sufficient resources to satisfy the cash element” of the offer and has secured commitments in relation to the potential …

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COMPETITION: Win a copy of Namco Museum Remix

Our friends at Atari are at it again, offering five lucky gamers the change to win a copy of Namco Museum Remix on Wii. For a chance to win and play the latest remixed collection of Namco classics, simply answer the following question: Who is the main protagonist of action …

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Infogrames Gardner predicts stable fiscal year

CEO of Atari parent Infogrames David Gardner has said that the company is still on track for a ‘stable’ 2007–2008 FY fiscal performance – and that it doesn’t expect significant losses compared to its previous year. The firm’s Q4 results are due on May 14 th , but have taken …

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COMPETITION: Win a copy of Beautiful Katamari

Our friends at Atari have always been a generous bunch, and in celebration of newly released The Sun Crossword Challenge, is offering gamers the chance to win one of five copies of Beautiful Katamari on the Xbox 360. To be in with a chance to win the cult video game, …

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Alone in the Dark slips to June

Gamers have already faced a lengthly wait to get their hands on Atari’s latest instalment to its Alone in the Dark series – and the wait has seemingly lengthened just that bit more with the news that the game has slipped from May to June. Videogamer.com reports that the publisher …

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Atari Inc. appoints new CEO

North American publisher Atari Inc has appointed Jim Wilson as its new CEO. Wilson joins from Sony BMG’s home entertainment business, Sony Wonder. He has previously held posts as president of Universal Interactive and as EVP/general manager of Worldwide Studios for Vivendi Universal Games. Wilson replaces Curtis G. Solsvig III, …

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