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6:00 PM on 02.03.2012

Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends gearing up for spring

The Ferrari fanatics in attendance will want to keep an eye on Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends. The game revolves around this single brand and is due out on PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 in spring 2012. What got me to ta...

Jordan Devore





1:30 PM on 11.08.2011

Asteroids: Gunner is a free game coming to the App Store

Atari has announced Asteroids: Gunner, an upcoming free game making its way to the App Store "soon" for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. People, this is Asteroids -- the official kind of Asteroids -- so I high...

Harry Monogenis

11:00 AM on 10.14.2011

I-War, The Witcher & Total Annihilation among GOG deals

Good Old Games is having the rather large Atari Collection on sale for 50% off this weekend. Some of the games have been on sale a couple of times before, so here's your chance to grab them if you had missed out. Notable game...

Maurice Tan

1:45 PM on 10.11.2011

Atari founder: Nintendo is pretty crappy

Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell has been predicting all kinds of fun things at GDC, suggesting that kids will one day play neurologically implanted videogames, and that we won't have another generation of consoles. Of co...

Jim Sterling

10:00 AM on 10.02.2011

Be part of Smithsonian's 'Art of Video Games' Credits

The Smithsonian is gearing up for their "Art of Video Games" exhibit which will feature images, concept art, sketches, and footage from 80 games. The games have been judged and voted, the art has been chosen, and all that's l...

Caitlin Cooke



Black Lodge: The faux Atari 2600 Twin Peaks game photo
Black Lodge: The faux Atari 2600 Twin Peaks game
by Jordan Devore

Seeing as how we'll never get a Twin Peaks game in the same vein as L.A. Noire, sad as that makes me, this Atari 2600 tribute will have to do. It's a free game for PC and Mac fittingly called Black Lodge.

The instruction manual and box art are representative of the era, which is a great touch. Similarly, the game itself isn't immediately forthcoming with what you (Agent Cooper) are supposed to do. The end result isn't particularly fun to play, but entertaining? Sure. And strangely creepy.

I swear, every other week another one of our readers gets into Twin Peaks for the first time. Figured there are enough of you now to make this worth a mention.

Black Lodge, A Real Twin Peaks Video Game [Welcome to Twin Peaks via Game Informer]

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11:30 PM on 09.06.2011

Atari Flashback 3 includes 60 built-in Atari 2600 games

If you're feeling nostalgic for the '80s and are interested in getting a bunch of games on the cheap, you just might be interested in this one. The Atari Flashback 3 is a "new" console that comes packed with 60 retro games fr...

Kyle MacGregor

9:00 PM on 08.29.2011

Atari publishing The Kore Gang, may actually come out

The Kore Gang, a game that started life on the original Xbox and then later resurfaced on the Wii, is finally seeing a release in North America soon. The Wii action platformer is being published by Atari, and is set for an O...

Nick Chester

3:15 PM on 08.28.2011

RollerCoaster Tycoon hurtling towards 3DS

Pull down your lap bars and empty your pockets into the safety pouch, because the next major installment in the RollerCoaster Tycoon series is coming to the 3DS. Developed by n-Space, the folks responsible for the Call of Dut...

Tony Ponce

11:30 PM on 08.15.2011

Fun Fact: 20 different bugs in Centipede: Infestation

Next in line for Atari's arcade reboot,  following Yars' Revenge and Star Raiders earlier this year, is Centipede. We know all about the game's post-apocalyptic setting and weapon variety, but today's trailer highlights...

Liam Fisher

8:00 PM on 08.06.2011

Learn the ways of awesome arcade remakes with Warlords

So how many of you remember when Atari remade Warlords and it didn't look at all that fun?  Yeah, forget about that and watch this video.  It's really odd for a company to remake a game twice on the same platform, ...

Mike Moran

8:30 PM on 07.22.2011

Missile Command 2 might be playable if...

Remember Missile Command? Of course you do, it was quite the thing back in the day, and is still enough of a thing that it continues to get attention. In fact, Missile Command 2 will be shown for the first time at next year's...

Victoria Medina





11:00 PM on 07.03.2011

Videogames are history, seriously

Videogames have come a long way since the days of the Odyssey and Atari, yet even decades later old titles like Pong and Duck Hunt continue to influence new generations of games.  One group of men, responsible for the Cl...

Victoria Medina

2:00 AM on 05.31.2011

Perfect World buys Star Trek Online maker Cryptic Studios

Chinese MMO publisher Perfect World has made an agreement to purchase Cryptic Studios, makers of Star Trek Online, from Atari. The sale, which is currently pending some closing conditions, is reported to have been made for 35...

Conrad Zimmerman

11:00 PM on 05.23.2011

Dungeons & Dragons: Daggerdale dated

It's silly to wish they'd scheduled this for December just so I could punch that headline up a bit, especially when Dungeons & Dragons: Daggerdale looks like it could be a rather fun cooperative dungeon crawl. The wa...

Conrad Zimmerman

11:30 PM on 05.05.2011

Smithsonian's 'Art of Video Games' art chosen

In March of next year, the Smithsonian American Art Museum will open its "The Art of Video Games" exhibition. It will showcase 80 games in an exploration of 40 years of videogames. Between February and April, the Smithsonian ...

Nick Chester