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Sonar: The Atari Prototype that Could Have Been a 2600 LAUNCH TITLE!

The Atari 2600 prototype game, Sonar, was in development at the very start of the Atari 2600 (or maybe even before). Utilizing stereo sound to send separate ping-back notifications to two simultaneous players was a creative use of the 2600’s dual internal speakers — which were removed prior to launch as a cost-saving measure! Possibly […]

Atari Acquires Retro-Remaster Specialist, Nightdive Studios!

Atari is not yet done acquiring stuff! Today brings news that Atari is in the process of acquiring Nightdive Studios, their portfolio of titles, and their KEX Engine development tools! Night Dive Studios, Inc. (trade name: Nightdive Studios) is an American video game developer based in Vancouver, Washington. The company is known for obtaining rights […]