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Atari and Fig Enter Partnership for Two New Games – One a Reboot for “Beloved” Atari IP

Atari has announced a new partnership with crowdfunding platform Fig.

The new partnership will include two new games, the first of which is a reboot for one of Atari’s “most beloved” intellectual properties. The other is an entirely new IP from Atari.

Recently, Atari revealed a new Tempest game they’re developing with original creator Jeff Minter, as well as their curious new “Ataribox” console. Could these new games also be coming to their new hardware console? We still don’t really know anything regarding their console – save that it has a fake wood panel just like their classic gaming consoles.

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20 comments
  1. No_Good_Names_Ever
    No_Good_Names_Ever
    September 18, 2017 at 4:14 pm

    Don’t quote me on this but something about this sounds like a scam.

  2. GameZard
    GameZard
    September 18, 2017 at 4:21 pm

    More fig scams?

  3. Mr0303
    Mr0303
    September 18, 2017 at 4:28 pm

    Well any hope for the console died with the Fig partnership.

  4. John Smith
    John Smith
    September 18, 2017 at 4:53 pm

    Which beloved IP will be raped now?

  5. Mechonis
    Mechonis
    September 18, 2017 at 4:54 pm

    Wow. This is a bigger joke then I thought it would be.

  6. Marine
    Marine
    September 18, 2017 at 5:01 pm

    Like a match made in hell.

  7. sAy_YaS
    sAy_YaS
    September 18, 2017 at 5:25 pm

    If theyre trying to build hype with an announcement about nothing than im out.

  8. Snorlaxation
    Snorlaxation
    September 18, 2017 at 5:31 pm

    Beloved IP = E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

  9. braneman
    braneman
    September 18, 2017 at 5:36 pm

    I hope they reboot Pac Man 2 the New Adventures, as terrible as that game was it’s still fun to watch for how bad it is.

  10. InkViper
    InkViper
    September 18, 2017 at 6:01 pm

    So this video is a little old, but I still think it holds some very important information about Fig, and why you might want to avoid it, and its projects.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSeY4vUe7oE

  11. catazxy
    catazxy
    September 18, 2017 at 7:03 pm

    Aaaaaand its gone!

  12. Casey
    Casey
    September 18, 2017 at 7:14 pm

    You mean infrogrames right? Atari has been long gone.

  13. OldPalpy
    OldPalpy
    September 18, 2017 at 8:44 pm

    They’re a publicly traded company with enough capital to produce hardware why do they need to use crowdfunding?

  14. OldPalpy
    OldPalpy
    September 18, 2017 at 8:53 pm

    I’m honestly shocked it hasn’t inspired some spiritual successor, it’s a really bizzare cult classic where the meta goal is making Pac-Man’s life a living hell akin to Duck Amuck.

  15. sanic
    sanic
    September 19, 2017 at 1:11 am

    Fig

    Welp kick it down to hell.

  16. Wanderer
    Wanderer
    September 19, 2017 at 2:02 am

    Crowdfunding is cancer whether kickstarter or fig.

  17. Revonox
    Revonox
    September 19, 2017 at 7:14 pm

    Pong VR I’m calling it