Atari buys up over 100 ‘groundbreaking and award-winning’ video games from the ’80s and ’90s and says ‘many’ can be re-released

One thing unusual has been happening at Atari lately: Underneath CEO Wade Rosen, who’s held that place since April 2021, Atari has overseen some good re-imaginings of its previous titles, culminating in a fiftieth anniversary recreation smooshing collectively components of the corporate’s historical past that was fairly nice.

Atari has now introduced by way of press launch it is acquired “greater than 100 PC and console titles from the Nineteen Eighties and Nineteen Nineties.” The video games appear to be principally from the again catalogues of three publishers: Accolade, Infogrames and Microprose. Included amongst them are video games from the Bubsy the Bobcat collection, Hardball, Demolition Racer, and the 1942: Pacific Air Conflict, F-117A, and F-14 air fight collection. Following the acquisition Atari goes to look to re-release sure of those titles, promote merch, and most significantly “create new video games primarily based on the IP.”

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