About ATARI

Atari was created by Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney in 1972 and became a pioneer in arcade games, home video game consoles and home computers.

Beloved and world-renowned Atari games including Pong®, Asteroids®, Missile Command® and many others helped define the gaming industry.

Atari Today

We develop the Atari brand with a multi-media approach.

Atari is known as a globally recognized brand that transcends generations and audiences and for its multi-platform, interactive entertainment and licensed products.

The Atari brand means “Revolution, Entertainment and Technology”.

We own and/or manage more than 200 games and franchises including world-renowned brands like:
Asteroids®, Centipede®, Missile Command®, and hold the license for RollerCoaster Tycoon®.

Atari Games is the DNA of the Atari Group, exploiting more than 200 video games. This also includes Atari Casino, multimedia activities with Atari Studios, and Licensing.”

In addition, we believe that blockchain technology is poised to take a very important place in our world and to transform the current economic ecosystem, especially in the video game world and in many aspects of the digital entertainment industry. We are working on a platform based on blockchain technology, which will have its own cryptocurrency called the Atari Token.

 

Select Game
and Hardware
Timeline

1972

Atari co-founded
by Nolan Bushnell
and Ted Dabney.

1972

Pong was released.

1977

The Atari Video
Computer System (2600)
makes its debut.

1979

Atari 400 and
Atari 800
home computers
are released.

1980

Missile Command
released into
Arcades.

1982

Advanced Video Computer
“System X” released;
would later be renamed the
Atari 5200 Super System.

1984

Atari 7800
Prosystem gaming
console
is released.

1989

Atari Lynx
handheld game
console
is released.

1993

Atari Jaguar
home video
game console
is released.

 

2003

Atari Flashback
classic game
console released.

2008

Alone in the Dark
on PC
released.

2011

Haunted House
on PC
released.

2014

RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch
on mobile
devices released.

2017

Atari announces
development of
Atari VCS hardware
entertainment system.

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