Posts Tagged ‘infogrames’

Atari Is Dying, Again Again Again…

By Alec Meer on January 21st, 2013.

…and aims to be reborn, again again again. It’s been a long time since Atari has been a force to be reckoned with, and longer still since it wasn’t secretly Infogrames in disguise. Atari has been a transferable name for long years now, rather than truly representing the Nolan Bushnell-founded firm behind invaluable proto-videogames such as Pong, Asteroids, Lula: The Sexy Empire and Centipede. It first ‘died’ in 1984, which entailed the first of many transitions into a new corporation bearing the Atari name, and the first of many financial struggles. Now its latest incarnation is filing for bankruptcy, as part of a plan to start over yet again.
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Never Forget: Infogrames’ Greatest Hit

By Alec Meer on January 18th, 2011.

This is very, very, very old. That doesn’t make it any less beautiful, or any less worth posting now. Infogrames: that’s our world.

Well, was our world. Consider this official promotional song from way back when a perfect eulogy for the artist later known as Atari.

Altogether now: “Unreal Tournament / Test Drive / Survivor / Civilization / Superman saaaaaaaaves the nation…” And that’s not all.
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