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PC bundle deals: Sega Genesis Classics and Atari Vault starts at $7

Need a little blast to the past? This week, Bundle Stars launched three decent bundles in its latest Spring Sale 2017. For each bundle that's less than $14, you'll be given a ton of content including classic Sega Genesis or Atari games, or ...   read

 
 
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Swordquest, the ill-fated Atari series, is returning in comic form

Swordquest is one of the more interesting pieces of video game history to come out of the Atari 2600 era. Atari had massive plans to make a multi-game franchise that spun an intense narrative design that far outclassed the limitations of it...   read

 
 
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RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic for iOS and Android sounds great

The original RollerCoaster Tycoon games from Chris Sawyer remain my favorite in the genre and, to this day, I still get a kick out of messing with park guests in subtle and not-so-subtle ways. Anyone else? Today, Atari has put out a surpris...   read

 
 
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Spectacular Minecraft build emulates the Atari 2600

We've shown you some impressive Minecraft projects before, but this one takes things to a whole new level. Minecraft has been great for people who want to look backwards at the history of video games. It's easy...   read

 
 
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RollerCoaster Tycoon World hits Steam Early Access

RollerCoaster Tycoon World has been a long time coming, and it's still not here yet -- not fully. After multiple delays and even some development studio switching on publisher Atari's end, the game released today on Steam Early Access with ...   read

 
 
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100-game Atari collection now available on PC

Remember when Atari games used to be good? Yeah, me neither. It was before my time, you see. I'm more familiar with the Atari that has spent the past couple decades floundering, changing hands, bullying indies, and remaining afloat by explo...   read

 
 
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100-game Atari collection is coming to Steam

The wolf in sheep's clothing masquerading around as Atari nowadays has announced "Atari Vault," a new compilation of at least 100 classic Atari games coming to Steam sometime this spring. The bundle, which includes Asteroids, Centipede, Mis...   read

 
 
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RollerCoaster Tycoon World pushed to 2016

The results are in from the RollerCoaster Tycoon World beta, and Atari has decided to delay the game to early 2016. Previously, it was supposed to be out for PC on December 10. With this specific beta, Nvizzio wanted to showcase the coaster...   read

 
 
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RollerCoaster Tycoon World is having its first beta this weekend

After the diabolical mess that was RollerCoaster Tycoon 4, the idea of a new, proper game in the series to follow it up is both exciting and utterly terrifying. RollerCoaster Tycoon World has been passed around three different studios, with...   read

 
 
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RollerCoaster Tycoon World will make it this year

If there's one game left this year that I truly hope turns out well, it's RollerCoaster Tycoon World. Now that Atari is on its third developer, Nvizzio Creations, and has a release date (December 10, 2015), my hope is that everything will f...   read

 
 


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RollerCoaster Tycoon World looks way better

The last time I wrote about RollerCoaster Tycoon World, I said the game looked bad. Because, well, it did. I was hardly the only one, writer or otherwise, to say as much. Atari certainly heard. Flash forward to now, and we've got a far bett...   read

 
 
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Atari's buggy, unfinished Asteroids MMO is out now

Atari has taken a break from bullying indie developers to release Asteroids: Outpost, a gross and twisted cash-in on the beloved space shooter that first delighted arcade patrons in 1979. The "open world sandbox survival game" landed on Ste...   read

 
 
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Devs explain why the RollerCoaster Tycoon World trailer looked like ass

In case you missed it, we recently got a glimpse of the new RollerCoaster Tycoon installment and oh boy did it look like complete dog shit. Granted, graphics aren't the biggest expectation when it comes to a game like this, but in 2015, th...   read

 
 
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Atari bullying indie developer behind Tempest 2000

Atari thought it was "absolutely rubbish," the Jaguar designer told developer Jeff Minter in 1993. The man felt compelled to pull Minter aside at the console's launch party and let him know how little Atari thought of Minter's latest creati...   read

 
 
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Sweet closure: Blade Kitten adds Episode 2 DLC years after its debut

Back in 2010, Atari published Blade Kitten, a middling sidescrolling action-platformer about a bounty hunter who is both a human and a cat. In the years since, developer Krome Studios (Ty the Tasmanian Tiger) acquired the rights to the game...   read

 
 
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RollerCoaster Tycoon World looks rough

Mmm. There's no getting around it: RollerCoaster Tycoon World looks bad. I thought my expectations for the graphics were reasonable -- I've seen screenshots and they seemed adequate, if dated -- but in motion everything has become clear. Y...   read

 
 
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What old Atari games do you want to see rebooted?

Asteroids is back. Well, sort of. Atari (or whatever company is calling itself Atari these days) is reviving the classic 1979 shooter as an open-world survival MMO for some reason. Money, probably. Also a complete and utter lack of sha...   read

 
 
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Atari is making a new Asteroids game (Yes, really!)

Atari just announced a new Asteroids game. No, you guys, I'm being serious. Stop laughing!  Asteroids: Outpost, as it's called, is described as an open-world MMO with survivalist gameplay. The experience casts players in the role of co...   read

 
 
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Devious smile: 'Mishaps' can occur in RollerCoaster Tycoon World

Area 52 is promising footage of RollerCoaster Tycoon World soon, presumably on or around the Game Developers Conference early next month. I look forward to seeing that, skeptical as I still am about the game. Until then, here's a bunch of w...   read

 
 
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My desk craves this game-inspired Predator 2 figure

I'm still kicking myself for missing NECA's glow-in-the-dark Jason Voorhees figure based on his loud design in Friday the 13th for the NES. It was exclusive to San Diego Comic-Con, and I should've had a friend nab one for me. Shoulda coulda...   read

 
 
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New Alone in the Dark gets first trailer day after pre-order details

Yesterday, Alone in the Dark: Illumination went up for pre-order on Steam. The "Eldritch Edition," as it were, with a mildly reduced price, exclusive weapon and character skins, blah blah blah. Today, Atari is finally showing video of the ...   read

 
 
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Get nostalgic for Portland Retro Gaming Expo with these lovely photos

If you live in the Pacific Northwest, perhaps you attended the fifth annual Portland Retro Gaming Expo which took place the weekend before last. If you didn't, well -- here's a lovely pile of photos that the talented Geoffrey Smith II was k...   read

 
 
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Alone in the Dark: Illumination looks like a horror game, alright

This concept art from Alone in the Dark: Illumination illustrate some of the environments in the game, and man, they're boring. From the grey concrete of an urban area to the grey scenic vistas of a mansion along the shore, this game i...   read

 
 
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RollerCoaster Tycoon World is a return to form, features robust online modes and offline play

Back at gamescom, Atari announced RollerCoaster Tycoon World, a new installment to the much-loved amusement park series. However, after a 10-year series hiatus from the PC and the debut of the polarizing RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile, which...   read

 
 
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New Alone in the Dark and Haunted House hit PC this fall

Here are teasers for the previously announced Alone in the Dark and Haunted House reboots. Both are coming to PC this fall, so hopefully we'll have a few more spooky games to mess around with come Halloween time.    read

 
 



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