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Full name: Atari, Inc.
Established: 1971

Founded in 1971 by the legendary Nolan Bushnell, Atari published the phenominally successful arcade title Pong in 1972. In 1976 Warner Brothers acquired Bushnell's share of the outfit for a massive 28 million US dollars. Warner, creating two separate entities, sold the home computer division, Atari Corp., to Commodore founder Jack Tramiel in 1984, retaining right to the Atari Games arcade division.

1985 saw Japanese arcade giant Namco acquire a controlling share in Atari Games, a share that was bought back by Atari Games employees the next year.

In 1993 Warner chose to rebrand its Atari Games division to Time Warner Interactive. Within three years the company sold its Atari Games division to WMS, owners of Midway and Bally/Midway. In the same year Tramiel's struggling Atari Corp. joined with hard drive manufacturer JTS and, within a year, was closed completely.

One year on, in 1998, JTS sold its Atari Corp. assets to Hasbro for just five million US dollars. Aiming to avoid confusion with the newly resurrected Atari brand, Midway chose to rename Atari Games to Midway Games West.

By 2000 Hasbro Interactive found itself struggling, saved only when French videogame publisher giant Infogrames acquired the company, Atari brand and all.

2001 marked a sad point in Atari's history. Midway, owners of the Atari Games brand, made the decision to step out of the arcade business. As the only arcade manufacturer holding the Atari name, the decision ended Atari's involvement in the arcade industry. Indeed, it marked the end of the Midway and Bally Midway arcade legends.

Two years later, Midway closed its Midway Games West studio. The studio, formerly known as Atari Games, signed the end of Atari's involvement in the home video game industry.

For three months the Atari name ceased to feature on the video game landscape. However, in May 2003 Infogrames announced that its key titles would be published by Atari, Inc., resurrecting the historic brand

The Atari name and famous logo soon became Infogrames' primary publishing outfit, covering everything from triple-A to minor releases. For some years the new Atari enjoyed big hits with titles such as Driver and Dragonball Z, but in 2006 the company's financial reports showed things were far from rosy. In May the company sold the Stuntman property rights to rival THQ, and the following month announced staggering losses of 67 million US dollars. Within weeks Atari sold the licence for Driver and the franchise's developer Reflection to Ubisoft, securing a reported $24m.

Things fared no better into 2007. In April 20% of the workforce was laid off, in July NASDAQ threatened to de-list the company on the stock exchange and in October parent Infogrames axed five of Atari's board members.

In the November of 2007 Atari's Board announced “substantial doubt about our ability to continue as a going concern”, along with news that Dragon Ball Z owner FUNimation wished to terminate its licence with Atari.

Its future continued to look uncertain in 2008 with parent Infogrames changing its top brass, as CFO Yves Hannebelle and CEO Patrick Leleuat were replaced. Its key triple-A title, Alone In The Dark, suffered repeated slippages, and the company struggled to grapple with the hardcore vs. casual market and flip-flopped over its stance on online vs. single-player.

A ray of hope shone in the late summer of 2008, however, as Namco Bandai acquired a third of Infogrames' distribution business and a "strategic partnership". The deal included an option on the purchase of the remaining stock, leading to speculation of a buy out.

This saw fruit in 2009 when Namco Bandai acquired Infogrames' Atari titles and offices across the European, Asian, New Zealand and Australian (PAL) territories. The fruit was not to sport the famous triple striped logo or Atari name, but instead the somewhat bland moniker "Namco Bandai Partners".

What remained of the Atari brand was now solely within the US, as Atari, Inc.

With weeks, however, Infogrames SA announced it would coalesce the two brands, Infogrames and Atari, as Atari SA. Based in Paris, the holding company would serve as the head quarters for the remaining Infogrames subsidiaries, including Atari, Inc. The vision was to focus on digital projects.

An old friend returned to the company in 2010, with the appointment of founder Nolan Bushnell in the role of strategic planning. Later that year, former Disney man Alex Chung joined, taking responsibility of PC and casual games distribution across the US, cementing the company's vision in the online, casual and digital market, as opposed to boxed products.

Another year and another CEO. 2011 saw former boss Jeff Lapin depart, to be replaced by deputy Jim Wilson.

Following a disturbingly quiet 2012, Atari, Inc., the US based subsidiary, filed for Chapter 11. This was reported as bid to break away from its French parent, Atari SA, and its growing debts.

Software Highlights from Credited Titles

Atari's first work that SPOnG is aware of is the 1972 title, "Pong" (Arcade).

The company has been involved titles released on the PS4, Xbox One, PC, 3DS/2DS, Wii, PS3, Xbox 360, DS/DSi, PS2, Power Mac, PSP, Xbox, GameCube, GBA, N-Gage, PlayStation, Arcade, Dreamcast, Nuon, Saturn, Jaguar, SNES, ST, Mac, Lynx, C64, Vic-20, Spectrum 48K, Sinclair Spectrum 128K, Amstrad CPC, TI99, Atari 7800, Atari 5200, Atari 400/800/XL/XE, Atari 2600/VCS, Intellivision and Colecovision. Of these, "Sonic Adventure 2" (GameCube), "Rollercoaster Tycoon 3" (PC), "Sonic Mega Collection" (GameCube), "Enter the Matrix" (GameCube), "Driv3r" (PS2) has been a best selling title.

The company's most recent involvement was on the 2019 release "Tempest 4000" (Xbox One).

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18 Sep 2007

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08 Aug 2007

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03 Aug 2007

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23 Jul 2007

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16 Jul 2007

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13 Jul 2007

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08 Jul 2007

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04 Jul 2007

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04 Jul 2007

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03 Jul 2007

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28 Jun 2007

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25 Jun 2007

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23 Feb 2007

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15 Feb 2007

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26 Jan 2007

One Day To Go For Atari? News

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17 Jan 2007

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11 Jan 2007

Atari Splits News

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04 Jan 2007

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28 Dec 2006

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30 Oct 2006

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03 Oct 2006

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18 Sep 2006

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12 Sep 2006

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11 Sep 2006

Neo-Apocalyptic Action from Atari News

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10 Aug 2006

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14 Jul 2006

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04 Jul 2006

Atari Loses 67 Million Dollars News

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15 Jun 2006

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10 May 2006

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08 May 2006

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05 May 2006

Atari Announces Microgame Anarchy for PSP News

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26 Apr 2006

Atari’s Test Drive Unlimited – Aston Martins Unveiled News

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03 Apr 2006

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07 Mar 2006

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06 Mar 2006

Dave Perry walks: Atari's Shiny gloss stripped News

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20 Feb 2006

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17 Feb 2006

Australia bans Marc Ecko’s Getting Up News

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15 Feb 2006

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13 Feb 2006

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23 Jan 2006

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17 Jan 2006

Tycoon Man Sues Atari – Calls For Full Audit News

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11 Nov 2005

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19 Sep 2005

Atari CEO Resigns After Only Eight Months News

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08 Jun 2005

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23 Mar 2005

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06 Jan 2005

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05 Jan 2005

New Atari Console Emerges! News

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23 Dec 2004

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08 Sep 2004

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16 Aug 2004

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13 Aug 2004

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02 Jul 2004

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25 Jun 2004

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16 Jun 2004

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15 Jun 2004

Atari's Bonnell states PSP could hit $500 News

Highest on-record Portable PlayStation estimate to date…

14 Jun 2004

Atari Holds Breath as DRIV3R Goes Gold News

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08 Jun 2004

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27 May 2004

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18 May 2004

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11 May 2004

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07 May 2004

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19 Apr 2004

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06 Apr 2004

DRIV3R on the Move News

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17 Mar 2004

Atari Shares Plunge as Fremed Walks News

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24 Feb 2004

New Xbox DRIV3R Screens News

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19 Feb 2004

Atari Shares Hammered by DRIV3R Slip News

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29 Jan 2004

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28 Jan 2004

Driv3r Revelations News

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29 Dec 2003

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08 Dec 2003

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27 Nov 2003

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26 Nov 2003

Unreal Tournament 2004 slips to the year it should really come out in News

Epic in ‘more time needed’ no-shock

31 Oct 2003

New Driver 3 screens News

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28 Aug 2003

Second French videogame invasion looms News

Ill-conceived and aggressive second round of French takeovers?

21 Jul 2003

Defining the balance between toy car and wonky-looking robot News

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18 Jul 2003

Magic: The Gathering trading card game gets a new look News

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26 Jun 2003

Dragon Ball Z Nintendo-bound News

Popular Japanese franchise headed to GameCube.

26 Jun 2003

Enter the Matrix ships 2.5M – still 1.5 short News

Market cautious as initial spike falls.

19 Jun 2003

First Unreal Tournament 2004 screens! News

FPS combat perfection reaches new heights.

06 Jun 2003

Atari confirms new Matrix game News

2003 release of next Shiny license ‘em up.

02 Jun 2003

Will this kill Atari? Enter the shop, buy the Matrix x 1,000,000 News

Atari reports strongest sales ever.

27 May 2003

Desperate For A Frag? News

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15 May 2003

Atari reveals Kya: Dark Lineage News

A project so well concealed, it’s news even to us!

10 Apr 2003

Full Western Ikaruga roll-out confirmed News

Space Invaders meets chess, meets telepathy, meets sheer genius, the world over!

28 Jan 2003

Global Ikaruga ranking mode revealed! News

It just gets better and better.

09 Dec 2002

World exclusive: Ikaruga GameCube pack emerges! News

At long last. Yum, yum!

20 Nov 2002

Atari’s Unreal Tournament 2003 demo: popular is not the word News

Over a million downloads in just five days confirms that UT2003 is in demand.

25 Sep 2002

Ikaruga for PlayStation 2 ‘will never exist’ News

Tricky PS2 programming Sony version bites the dust.

27 Aug 2002

Driver 3 first shots! News

Take a sneaky peek at Atari’s answer to GTA3.

17 Jul 2002

Driver 3 first look! News

Miami nice!

16 Jul 2002

Infogrames promotes Atari brand in Japan News

New old games brand put to the ultimate test.

06 Jun 2002

US Army looks to license Rogue Spear in a Battlezone style News

Americans use games to train to kill. How delightful!

30 Aug 2001

Atari brand about to take centre stage News

Infogrames set for shift to old skool brand

18 Jun 2001

Atari Arcade Classics confirmed News

No more 10p coins needed!

07 Jun 2001

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