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A ROM Has Been Released Of Atari’s “Pursuit Of The Pink Panther”

There have been some retro games lost to time for every console, and a holy grail from the Atari 2600 has always been Pursuit Of The Pink Panther. Originally conceived in 1983 under the original title, Adventures of the Pink Panther, the game was based on the cartoon character. More specifically, the cartoon show that […]

The Atari VCS Officially Enters Pre-Production

Atari announced today that they have officially put the Atari VCS into pre-production ahead of the first wave of backer-supported shipments in December. The word came down from an article on Medium, where they give a breakdown of the construction of the modules and how they’ve been designed. It’s an interesting look at how these […]

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Atari & Arcade1Up Enter Into Exclusive Arcade Partnership

Some interesting retro gaming news today as Atari have signed an exclusive partnership with Arcade1Up for future arcade cabinets. The two companies had already been working together on the latter’s special 4′ tall retro cabinets that store four games in one. It appears Atari was so happy with the results, they decided to pen a […]

We Got A Better Look At The Atari VCS During E3 2019

We Got A Better Look At The Atari VCS During E3 2019

For over a year we’ve wanted to see what exactly would be going on with the Atari VCS in person, and during E3 2019, we finally got the chance. For some reason, Atari decided they didn’t want to be on the E3 floor either and only held private meetings to check out a fully functional […]

Six Flags and Atari are Partnering to Make Real RollerCoaster Tycoon Rides

Six Flags and Atari are Bringing Real Rides to RollerCoaster Tycoon

Six Flags and Atari have announced a licensing partnership so that real-world Six Flags rides will be featured in Atari’s RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch. The Six Flags content will include several world record-breaking roller coasters and attractions, as well as popular restaurants, retail stores, and signature landmarks. So now, RollerCoaster Tycoon players can manage their own dream version […]

Atari Partners With PowerA For VCS Peripherals

Atari Partners With PowerA For VCS Peripherals

This morning, Atari made the announcement that they were partnering with PowerA to create peripherals for the Atari VCS leading up to its launch. Medium had the complete exclusive today in which they detailed the two different controllers being made for the console. The first being the classic joystick we all love and remember, only […]

Atari and Nightdive Studios Reboot PC Horror Shooter Blood: Fresh Supply

Atari Reboot PC Horror Shooter Blood: Fresh Supply

Atari and Nightdive Studios have rebooted the late-90s PC horror shooter Blood for a new generation with Blood: Fresh Supply. If you’re not familiar with the game, it was released back in 1997 as a much more gory and frightening version of classic shooters of the time like DOOM and Quake, which include an insane […]

A Super Rare Atari Game Pops Up On Emulator Websites

There are rare games, there are super rare games, and then there are stupid rare games. Atari’s Akka Arrh was in the last category, until this month. Ars Technica is reporting that the long lost arcade game has been ported online as a ROM for anyone to emulate and play freely. Why is that such […]

Atari’s VCS Will Be Powered By AMD’s New Ryzen Processor

Atari had some cool news this week about their upcoming VCS console they’re releasing in Q4 2019, as AMD will be added their new Ryzen Processor to it. AMD sent out a press release this morning, detailing what the new processor can do and how they hope to utilize it in Atari’s latest venture, adding […]

RollerCoaster Tycoon Adventures Now Exclusive to the Epic Games Store

The latest game to make their way to the Epic Games Store as an exclusive title is Atari’s RollerCoaster Tycoon Adventures. The game was originally released for the Nintendo Switch late last year, and it appears Atari made the call to make the PC version exclusive rather than sell it on Steam or GOG. Here’s […]

Atari VCS Gets Pushed to Late 2019 But Will Get Upgrades

Atari has some bittersweet news for people waiting for the Atari VCS, as the console will be getting some improvements but will be pushed back into late 2019. It’s been an interesting but quiet ride for the new console coming from one of the original gaming companies on the planet, but in a new blog […]

Former Atari COO Joins Medical Game Company Level Ex

Former Atari COO Todd Shalbetter has joined the medical gaming company Level Ex as Senior Vice President, Technology Partnerships. Shallbetter worked for Atari for 14 years, firstas Head of Digital Strategy and Distribution and later as Chief Operating Officer. Shallbetter’s new position will have him leading strategic partnerships with global platform providers and technology companies, including […]

Target is Being Sued by Atari Over “Foot Pong”

Atari takes their trademarks very seriously, so much so that they don’t care how big the company is, they go after infringement of any kind. This time around the company is Target, who has created a version of Pong in their stores called “Foot Pong”, which you can see from the video below is a […]

Bethesda, Atari, SNK, and Star Wars Games Hit the GOG Winter Sale

New games have hit GOG’s winter sale this weekend, with late entries from Bethesda, Atari, SNK, and the various Star Wars franchises. All of the games in GOG’s winter sale are up to 90% off until the sale ends in just under 3 days. The new entries include Fallout Fallout Tactics Fallout 3 Fallout: New Vegas […]

Atari Flashback Classics Added to the Nintendo Switch

If you’re a fan of retro titles and have been dying for more of them on the Nintendo Switch, Atari Flashback Classics hits the console today. Unlike previous incarnations of the game where it was released in volumes and only had a small selection, the Switch version is 150 titles (pretty much everything already released […]

The Secret Origin of Red vs Blue in Video Game Multiplayer

Red and Blue have been used as juxtaposed colors for a long, long time now across a number of fields including politics, sports, war, and video games. The color scheme seems almost ubiquitous (though it isn’t the only color coordination used to indicate conflict). This likely comes down to color theory and symbolism. Red and […]

Atari Announces RollerCoaster Tycoon Adventures for Switch

Atari has announced a new RollerCoaster Tycoon title is coming to the Nintendo Switch in a couple weeks with RollerCoaster Tycoon Adventures. The game comes to us a little out of the blue, and we’ll be seeing it a lot sooner than some may assume as it will launch onto the console on November 29th in Europe and […]

Atari Shows Off Their Atari Retro Handheld for the Holidays

In case you’d like a little retro gaming in your life this Christmas, Atari has revealed their latest release with the Atari Retro Handheld. The console is basically meant to be a “what if Atari made the Game Boy” kind of look as it has all the marking of their consoles from the past, even with […]

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Rob Wyatt Officially Joins the Atari VCS Team

Atari has decided to bring on some new blood with experience as the team welcomed Rob Wyatt to the Atari VCS team today. Wyatt was originally the System Architect behind the first Xbox, as well as one of the designers of the PS3’s graphics systems, which makes him a valuable addition to work on the […]

The Atari VCS vs The Register

Peter G writes: People love to goof on retro games. They say it is a bygone era in these days of polygons and 60fps and online connectivity. But retro has a dedicated audience where it thrives. It started with Digital Eclipse porting Williams’s arcade classics to the Sega Genesis. Soon, anyone with a classic lineup, […]