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Atari is coming back in the creation of video games on consoles and PC

KyoShiRo330

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This week, the Atari brand formalized its restructuring in order to become more competitive. A first division will be focused on blockchain and a second on more classic video games.



Yes, they seem very distant, the heyday of Atari in the 80s.
In 2013, the firm even went bankrupt and had only ten employees. Yet she managed to raise the bar to launch rather ambitious projects like a hotel chain, her own cryptocurrency and the Atari VCS console through crowdfunding.
And now video games will remain one of the brand's priorities.



Not only on mobile devices
The Atari Gaming division will therefore sit alongside Atari Blockchain. It will mainly focus on retrogaming through smartphones as well as touch tablets with the development of new free-to-play.
Emphasis will also be placed on the VCS console and editing in general. The big news comes from the fact that Atari wants to launch projects on consoles and PC.
The company explains that it wants to relaunch its old licenses by adding a dose of modernity. Some productions will be playable in solo and others in multiplayer, either locally or online.
As for the VCS console, its release is still expected during the spring of 2021.

 
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intbal

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It's just a brand name now.
It means nothing.

I could purchase the name "Black Isle Studios" and get together some friends from work and say "Black Isle is back in the business of making games!", but that doesn't mean we're going to make the next Fallout.

Edit: Wasn't intending to dump on your post. Anyone posting gaming news is always appreciated. Just wanted to point out the pointlessness of calling anything "Atari".
 
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KyoShiRo330

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It's just a brand name now.
It means nothing.

I could purchase the name "Black Isle Studios" and get together some friends from work and say "Black Isle is back in the business of making games!", but that doesn't mean we're going to make the next Fallout.

Edit: Wasn't intending to dump on your post. Anyone posting gaming news is always appreciated. Just wanted to point out the pointlessness of calling anything "Atari".

There is no Atari. Just the word.
 

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Come back in to gaming.
Announce ambitious projects based on old IPs
wait to be bought by Microsoft.
 
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lh032

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they are going to get slaughtered by the big 3 the moment they enter the market.
 

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Same with his other great creation - Chuck E Cheese. People have ruined the man's creations over the decades.
If he really cared about a legacy he shouldn't have cashed out from his entrepreneurship. He saw them as fads, they got treated as such.