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Moonbase Commander Review

Moonbase Commander Review Moonbase Commander Developer: Humongous Entertainment Publisher: Rebellion Platforms: PC Release Date: 7 February 2014 Price: $5.99 – Available Here Overview Moonbase Commander was released in 2002 to little fanfare. A PC strategy game with no flashy gimmicks to sell itself on, it received positive...
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Xbox Plans To Produce A Video Game Documentary

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

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,...
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Nordic Games Gets Atari Properties

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...
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Special Forces: Team X Steam Sale and Permanent Price Drop

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...
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Special Forces: Team X Review

Special Forces: Team X Review Special Forces: Team X Developers: Zombie Studios and Microprose Publisher: Atari Platform: XBLA (Reviewed), PC Release Date: February 8th, 2013 Price: 1200 MS Points – Available Here Overview When it comes to multiplayer third-person shooters for PC and XBLA, there aren’t overly too many....
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Special Forces: Team X Now Available

Special Forces: Team X Now Available Microprose, together with Atari, announced today that Special Forces: Team X (STX) is now available for purchase.  You can buy the game on Xbox Live Arcade for 1200 Points and Steam for PC ($14.99/£11.99/€13.99). Zombie Studios, who have previously developed the  Blacklight franchise,...
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Special Forces: Team X Video Blog Released

Special Forces: Team X Video Blog Released Special Forces: Team X is coming out this week and to get out the word a little more Zombie Studios has released a video blog to give just a little update about the game.  The video includes Creative Studio Head Jared Gerritzen and Andy Kipling talking just a little bit about the game, describing it as a...
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Special Forces: Team X Announced from Mircoprose

Special Forces: Team X Announced from Mircoprose Microprose and Zombie Studios are releasing a new game with publisher Atari and although it is a third-person cover based shooter, it does offer plenty of innovation.  Special Forces: Team X is focused on working as a team, so that players can work together in teams of 2-4 to take out and defeat the...
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Atari USA Bankrupt

Atari USA Bankrupt Leading game giant, Atari USA has officially filed for bankruptcy as of very recently. This new bankruptcy claim follows not only the USA branch of Atari but two of it’s subsidiaries as well. The company best known for gaming hits like Asteroids has been doing financially awful for the past decade, but...
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PONG Indie Developer Challenge Winner now Available on iOS

PONG Indie Developer Challenge Winner now Available on iOS This last summer Atari started a contest to see what indie developer could bring the best fresh ideas to PONG for its 40th Anniversary.  Well when we last heard from the challenge, Atari was still going through the finalists to figure out who out of the entrants was going to take the crown and today was...
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Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition: Pre-Loading Begins

Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition: Pre-Loading Begins For those that have been patiently – impatiently – waiting to play the newly enhanced version of the Baldur’s Gate series, pre-loading of the title can now commence says game provider Beamdog. On November 28th the title will be unleashed to the public, and how better to experience it than...
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Atari’s Centipede: Origins Free Starting Today!

Atari’s Centipede: Origins Free Starting Today! Starting today, the iOS and Android game inspired by the 1981 Atari arcade classic, Centipede: Origins is FREE! Fans of the original Centipede: this is your best chance for a nostalgia hit! The price drop coincides with the release of a brand new update that includes all-new weapons, maps and gnomes for...
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MasterAbbott’s iOS Game Suggestions #39

MasterAbbott’s iOS Game Suggestions #39 Welcome back for this week’s iOS Game Suggestions. If you missed or are new to the suggestions, click on the link below and check what cool games you should be picking up for your iOS along with the introduction and disclaimer on how the suggestions work. (suggestions 1 has the disclaimer and how it...
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RollerCoaster Tycoon 3D Review

RollerCoaster Tycoon 3D Review RollerCoaster Tycoon 3D Developer: N-Space Publisher: Atari Platform: Nintendo 3DS Release Date: October 16, 2012 Price: $29.99 – BUY NOW Overview When it comes to large, historic franchises, RollerCoaster Tycoon is definitely on the list of most prestigious for a number of reasons. Even though the...
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RollerCoaster Tycoon 3D Launches for the 3DS

RollerCoaster Tycoon 3D Launches for the 3DS RollerCoaster Tycoon has been a fan favorite franchise for over a decade, and finally, we can play it on the 3DS thanks to Atari and Namco’s new re-imagining for the platform. RollerCoaster Tycoon 3D features the same gameplay we all remember, but with some new features added in to compliment the...
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Space Invaders Invade VIGAMUS Museum

Space Invaders Invade VIGAMUS Museum The Video Game Museum (VIGAMUS) of Rome is opening soon to allow visitors to explore and celebrate the history and culture of video games and to serve as a permanent archive of video games for academic purposes. TAITO has had the special honour of having Space Invaders featured as the mascot of the Museum....
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Super Bunny Breakout out now for iOS

Super Bunny Breakout out now for iOS Atari has announced Super Bunny Breakout, a new breakout game from Atari and Zynga for iPhone, iPad & iPod touch. Free the bunnies and their critter friends enslaved at E.A.T. (Evil Animal Testing) Labs. Break them out in crazy but certainly fun mini-game challenges that combine classic Atari...
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EB Games Releases Its Wii U Pricing

EB Games Releases Its Wii U Pricing Early Friday morning, like -really early- we revealed the launch prices for the Wii U devices as specified by Nintendo. These prices were $349.95 for the Basic package and $429.95 for the Premium package. Gamers will be pleased to know that EB Games will not be continuing their practice of price-gouging in...
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Atari Arcade Released

Atari Arcade Released Atari announced the launch of their new game the Atari Arcade on PC and Windows PC Tablets. The Atari Arcade re-imagines all all the classic games such as Pong, Asteroids, Missile Command, and Centipede for the modern age. Players can challenge their friends via Facebook and Twitter for real time battles...
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Atari’s Greatest Hits Free For a Limited Time

Atari’s Greatest Hits Free For a Limited Time Atari is running an amazing promotion for a limited time. From August 31st to September 1st 2012, the 100 game pack will be 100 percent free! That is right! FREE. Originally, the 100 game pack is $9.99. Players are able to play such classics from the 70s and 80s as Missile Command, Pong, Centipede,...
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TERA Review

TERA Review TERA Publisher: Atari Developer: Bluemouth / En Masse Platforms: PC Release Date: June 4th, 2012 Price: $39.99USD (Buy Here) Overview TERA is one of the few MMORPG’s of it’s kind. It features a kind of real-time combat system and mixes it in with a creative fantasy world filled with monsters and...
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Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends Review

Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends Review Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends Developer: Slightly Mad Studios Publisher: Atari (US), Bluemouth Interactive (AU) Platforms: Playstation 3 (reviewed), Xbox 360, PC Release Dates: 3/07/2012 (US), 15/08/2012 (AU) Price: Overview In 1929, a man by the name of Enzo Ferrari founded Scuderia Ferrari for...
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TERA – The Argon Queen Content Update Coming Soon

TERA – The Argon Queen Content Update Coming Soon The developers over at En-Masse Entertainment have recently revealed their upcoming content update for the MMORPG TERA called: The Argon Queen. This update looks like it will be bringing along some exciting new content for players to pick up and enjoy whilst adding to the overall TERA experience. Over the...
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Atari’s Greatest Hits on Sale

Atari’s Greatest Hits on Sale From July 26th to July 29th 2012, Atari’s Greatest Hits are on sale! The 100 game pack will only set you back $3.99 USD or $4.49 AUD this weekend. The 100 game pack is normally priced at $9.99 USD.  The 100 game pack contains classics such as Asteroids, Centipede, Pong, Lunar Lander and Warlords. The...
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MasterAbbott’s iOS Game Suggestions #26

MasterAbbott’s iOS Game Suggestions #26 Welcome back for this week’s iOS Game Suggestions. If you missed or are new to the suggestions, click on the link below and check what cool games you should be picking up for your iOS along with the introduction and disclaimer on how the suggestions work. (suggestions 1 has the disclaimer and how it...
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