Atari Vault Brings 100 Classic Games to Steam

Atari Vault is out now on Steam, bringing 100 classic titles from Atari to Windows with all the modern trappings. Atari Vault supports the Steam Controller, online and local leader boards, a modern user interface, and all the original soundtracks, cabinets, and box art. Classic IPs like Asteroids, Centipede, Tempest, Warlords, and Missile Command make their return in Atari Vault. Most of the 100 t...

Asteroids: Outposts Hits Steam Early Access

The latest game in the Asteroids franchise hits Steam Early Access today. The new game is a far cry from its classic arcade roots. Instead Asteroids: Outpost is a open world survival sandbox game from Salty Games. Players take on the role of a space miner looking to strike it rich, all while battling other miners, dodging asteroid showers, and managing life support systems. Asteroids: Outpost feat...

Adam Sandler and Pac-Man to Star in Pixels this Summer

Video games and movies. The transition has never been too great, but Sony Pictures Entertainment is looking to change that with Pixels. Imagine if video games came to life and played us – and by played I mean attacked. Well, Pixels looks to peak the interest of players as Adam Sandler, Kevin James, and more have come together for an action/comedy where Pac-Man, along with several other prope...

Xbox Newsbeat: November 19th – November 23rd

Another week has gone by, and we here at Xbox Newsbeat cannot wait to start serving you the hottest, most delicious news bits from Microsoft HQ. This week is one of celebration, supercar racing and games long since forgotten, so sit back, put your napkin on your lap and get ready to enjoy the Newsbeat!  Many Thanks for One Year With Xbox One  Can you believe it!? The Xbox One has been entertaining...

Alone in the Dark: Illumination Trailer Released

Though it was only announced 2 months ago at PAX, Atari has released the first trailer for Alone in the Dark: Illumination, the latest installment in the classic horror game series. Alone in the Dark: Illumination is a cooperative third-person action-horror game. This new installment of this series adds a new element; the power of illumination. Players can choose between four playable heroes, each...

Anna Developers Announced as Studio Behind Haunted House: Cryptic Graves

Atari announced that Dreampainters, the team behind the highly regarded indie horror title Anna, is the team behind the latest Haunted House game. Haunted House: Cryptic Graves is a first person adventure horror game that puts players inside the haunted Abbadon Grange Estate. The house is filled to the brim with ghosts and deadly traps. The player have nothing but their wits and psychic powers to ...

Alone in the Dark: Illumination Announced at PAX Prime 2014

Atari revealed a new addition to the venerable Alone in the Dark horror franchise at PAX Prime with a teaser trailer. Developed by the new studio Pure FPS, Alone in the Dark: Illumination is a four player co-operative horror title which draws inspiration from H.P. Lovecraft. Four unique characters must synergize their abilities to overcome The Darkness. Two of the characters trace their lineage ba...

E.T. Urban Legend Proven in Excavation

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial for the Atari 2600 – widely regarded as the worst video game in history. But back in July 1982, when Atari negotiated with Steven Spielberg for the rights to make the classic film into a video game – for a cool $22 million – the studio was certain the game was guaranteed to make them a huge profit… Problem was, if they wanted to release in time fo...

Xbox Plans To Produce A Video Game Documentary

Xbox Entertainment Studios has made plans to create an original documentary series about the video game industry to debut exclusively on Xbox in 2014. Xbox will be working with a young multi-platform media company called Lightbox, started up by two award winning cousins; the two-time Academy Award winning producer Simon Chinn and Emmy winning producer Jonathan Chinn. Simon Chinn had this to say: “...

The History of Gaming to come to screen with World 1-1

Filmmakers Jeanette Garcia and Daryl Rodriguez, from Miami are creating a documentary on the history of video games, with the help from Kickstarter. The film is said to star many gaming innovators such as Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell, Activision co-founder David Crane, Centipede co-creator Dona Bailey, Adventure creator Warren Robinett, Night Driver creator Dave Shepperd, Atari VCS Donkey Kong ...

Nordic Games Gets Atari Properties

Nordic Games, the studio behind Jack Keane 2: The Fire Within and the Painkiller franchise, had a big announcement today involving one of the game industry’s long-time giants, Atari. It was revealed that Nordic picked up two of Atari’s intellectual properties, Desperado and Silver. The acquisition was handled by Nordic Games Licensing AB, which is based out of Karlstad, Sweden (whereas...

Special Forces: Team X Steam Sale and Permanent Price Drop

Microprose’s Special Forces: Team X will be getting a Steam sale starting May 6th. It will be on sale for $4.99 USD for one full week. After that, the game will only cost $9.99. Currently, the game costs $14.99. Special Forces: Team X is a 3rd person team based shooter that features constantly changing maps, five multiplayer modes, and a unique comics style graphics. Microprose released the ...

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