100 Games You Must Play – Part 9

Let’s take a trip back in time: right back to the old days of December 2011, when this segment was supposed to be finishing up. What was the world like back then? What games did our ancestors need to play? Has the list changed in the months since? No. No it hasn’t. But hey, why stop our terrible time travel analogy there. This list contains a trip back to the seventies to one of the fi...

Atari’s Pong Developer Challenge Announced

Atari, everyone’s favourite classic gaming giant created one of the first ever games, Pong. Two players control their own paddles on the left and right of the screen, bouncing a ball between them and trying to score a point by getting the ball past their opponent. It’s simple, but it works. But now Atari is looking for an overhaul of the classic title. They are setting up a competition...

Atari Introduces Breakout: Boost+

After their release of Breakout: Boost for the iPhone and iPad, selling over 2 milltion downloads in the first month, Atari have now announced a new version of the title, Breakout: Boost+. The new release will include 100 new and challenging levels while keeping the core gameplay that made the original a hit. For just AU$0.99, this new title has a few new features… “Boost Control”...

CD Projekt RED stops pursuing legal action against Witcher 2 pirates

CD Projekt RED, the developers of PC hit Witcher 2 were ready to take a more hands-on approach with people who pirated their game, to go so far as to identify the pirates, contacting them and requesting around a thousand dollars from each pirate for taking the game without playing. However it seems that they have chosen to back off of this policy. In an open letter to the gaming community CDP co-f...

Breakout: Boost breaks onto the iOS

Ever popular game publisher and developers, Atari, have announced the launch of Breakout: Boost on the App store. Breakout: Boost combines classic fun with new features such as Boost Control, which allows you to adjust ball speed and customise your brick-breaking experience, should you feel the need to have such control over your balling experience. Five levels of bricks to smash are included with...

For the keen arcade players, here is Asteroids: Gunner

Atari has announced the launch of Asteroids: Gunner today on the App Store. Asteroids: Gunner is a dual stick action shooter for the iPhone, iTouch and iPad, developed by Fluik Entertainment. In the first original sequel to the original arcade classic Asteroids, you journey across the galaxies to grab the valuable crystals and blast some of those dang Asteroids. As well as what we’ve all come to e...

Atari Greatest Hits now on the Andriod Market

Not too long ago Atari released the iOS version of Atari’s Greatest Hits, and now Android smart phone and tablet users can download this from the Anroid Market. It allows the user to browse a catalog of over 100 classic Atari games and allows them relive the past. Some of the games included in this bundle are Missle Command, Pong, Red Baron, Warlords and Asteroids. The App is free to download and ...

Centipede: Infestation – 3DS Review

Game Name: Centipede: Infestation Platform(s): Nintendo 3DS (reviewed), Nintendo Wii Publisher(s): Atari Developer(s): Wayforward Genre(s): Arcade Shooter Release Date: October 25, 2011 (US) Price: $29.99 BUY NOW! Over 31 years ago, Atari brought us the classic game of Centipede. While the property has achieved a legendary status in the world of gaming, I really feel like many have forgotten just ...

Centipede: Infestation – Wii Review

Centipede: Infestation Developer: WayForward Technologies Publisher: Atari Platforms: Wii (reviewed), 3DS Release Date: October 25, 2011 Price: $29.99 – (HERE) Overview After what felt like an eternity of neglect, I dusted off my Wii console and brought it back to life. I looked at the Centipede: Infestation case and grinned. I knew this was going to be a long night. Once I attained essentia...

Centipede Infestation: Tantalizing Screenshots

Like being excited for a game? I know you do! That’s why I would like to share some new Centipede: Infestation screenshots. Showing off weapons and the co-op gameplay, WayForward is bringing the hype for this point and click shooter. Additionally, you get to see defensive units as well as acquirable power-ups. The game is quickly coming to fruition and will find its way into my grasp –...

Centipede: Infestation – Trailer Full of Weapons

WayForward shows us the variety of weapons available for the upcoming release of Centipede: Infestation with an instructional video. Yielding more gameplay than actual instruction, the video dishes out some neat destruction. Showing off weapons like the electric gun, flamethrower, ice gun, and laser gun, players will have to devise a strategy to effectively use these weapons. The laser gun seems t...

Centipede: Infestation – Co-op Screens

Centipede: Infestation offers more than a single player arcade shooter. Throw a Wii Remote at your friend, and play together on a co-op campaign. The screens below remind me of a time back when Smash TV was a big hit on the Super Nintendo. Showing the same feel of decimation, having an extra player could make this game even more intense. Attaining power-ups should increase competition between co-o...

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