Companies Partner to Deliver Iconic Game Collections on Next-Generation Consoles for the First Time with Modern Gaming Capabilities Including Global Leaderboards, Online Multiplayer, and More
New York, NY and Los Angeles, CA – June 29, 2016 - Atari®, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, and AtGames® Digital Media Ltd., today announced their latest retro-gaming releases, Atari Flashback® Classics Volume 1 and Atari Flashback® Classics Volume 2. Each volume features 50 different classic Atari 2600 Video Computer System (VCS) and arcade games. The addictively fun bundle of games will launch on next-generation consoles in Holiday 2016.
For the first time on console, players can experience Atari’s greatest hits with the benefit of today’s technology, including full 1080p high-definition, global leaderboards, online multiplayer, and more. Featuring games like Asteroids®, Centipede®, Missile Command®, Tempest®, Warlords®, and many more, each volume of Atari Flashback Classics combines the nostalgia of the Atari 2600 arcades with modern gaming capabilities.
“Each volume of Atari Flashback Classics offers convenient access to some of the most memorable titles in gaming history, introducing a new generation of gamers to many of the very best videogames ever created,” said Fred Chesnais, Chief Executive Officer, Atari. “It is our hope that the same excitement people experienced when these titles were first introduced to the home and in the arcade can be felt again, and that today’s gamers can discover what made these titles legendary.”
“Atari Flashback Classics is a wonderful expansion of our popular Atari Flashback hardware series, which has sold millions of classic game consoles worldwide,” says Dr. Ping-Kang Hsiung, CEO of AtGames. “We are delighted to once again partner with Atari to bring amazing classic gaming titles to the latest generation of consoles.”
Atari Flashback Classics Volume 1 features the following titles:
3-D Tic-Tac-Toe (2600), Air-Sea Battle (2600), Backgammon (2600), Basketball (2600), Black Widow (Arcade), Blackjack (2600), Bowling (2600), Canyon Bomber (2600), Centipede (2600), Centipede (Arcade), Circus Atari (2600), Combat (2600), Combat 2 (2600), Desert Falcon (2600), Dodge ‘Em (2600), Fatal Run (2600), Football (2600), Home Run (2600), Human Cannonball (2600), Liberator (Arcade), Lunar Lander (Arcade), Millipede (2600), Millipede (Arcade), Miniature Golf (2600), Pong (Arcade), Quadrun (2600), Radar Lock (2600), Realsports Boxing (2600), Realsports Football (2600), Realsports Soccer (2600), Realsports Volleyball (2600), Save Mary (2600), Slot Machine (2600), Slot Racers (2600), Space Duel (Arcade), Sprint Master (2600), Star Raiders (2600), Steeplechase (2600), Stunt Cycle (2600), Super Baseball (2600), Super Football (2600), Swordquest: Earthworld (2600), Swordquest: Fireworld (2600), Swordquest: Waterworld (2600), Tempest (2600), Tempest (Arcade), Video Olympics (2600), Warlords (2600), Warlords (Arcade), Yars’ Revenge (2600)
Atari Flashback Classics Volume 2 features the following titles:
A Game of Concentration (2600), Adventure (2600), Asteroids (2600), Asteroids (Arcade), Asteroids Deluxe (Arcade), Atari Video Cube (2600), Basic Math (2600), Brain Games (2600), Breakout (2600), Casino (2600), Championship Soccer (2600) ,Checkers (2600) ,Chess (2600) ,Code Breaker (2600) ,Crystal Castles (2600), Crystal Castles (Arcade), Demons to Diamonds (2600), Double Dunk (2600), Flag Capture (2600), Golf (2600), Gravitar (2600), Gravitar (Arcade), Hangman (2600), Haunted House (2600), Major Havoc (Arcade), Maze Craze (2600), Missile Command (2600), Missile Command (Arcade), Night Driver (2600), Off the Wall (2600), Outlaw (2600), Race (2600), Realsports Baseball (2600), Realsports Basketball (2600), Realsports Tennis (2600), Red Baron (Arcade), Return to Haunted House (2600), Secret Quest (2600), Sentinel (2600), Sky Diver (2600), Spacewar (2600), Sprint (Arcade), Starship (2600), Stellar Track (2600), Street Racer (2600), Sub Commander (2600), Super Breakout (2600), Super Breakout (Arcade), Surround (2600), Video Pinball (2600)
Developed by Code Mystics, each volume of Atari Flashback Classics will be available both digitally and at retail in Holiday 2016.
Atari Interactive, Inc. (www.atari.com) is an interactive entertainment production company. As an iconic brand that transcends generations and audiences, the company is globally recognized for its multi-platform, interactive entertainment and licensed products. Atari owns and/or manages a portfolio of more than 200 games and franchises, including world-renowned brands like Asteroids®, Centipede®, Missile Command®, Pong®, Test Drive®, and RollerCoaster Tycoon®.
Atari has offices in New York and Paris.
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AtGames Digital Media, Ltd. (www.atgames.net) develops innovative interactive entertainment products for worldwide distribution. AtGames has offices in Los Angeles, Taipei, and Shenzhen.
About Code Mystics
Based in Vancouver, BC, Canada, Code Mystics (www.codemystics.com) is a prolific and versatile independent developer, comprised of industry veterans. With over 50 titles spanning both high-profile flagship brands and popular indie titles, Code Mystics’ proprietary technology delivers pixel-perfect solutions on all platforms from console and handheld to mobile and desktop and even custom hardware.
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