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50 Atari Classics Featured on Exclusive Nintendo DS Release, Hitting Stores this Fall

Wed, 08/25/2010 - 8:07am
LOS ANGELES, /PRNewswire/ -- 50 of the most addicting games from Atari's legendary vault will be compiled into the must-have Nintendo DS title of the holiday season as Atari, one of the world's most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, launches Atari's Greatest Hits: Volume 1. The ultimate DS title for casual gamers.

Atari's Greatest Hits: Volume 1 brings together dozens of the most popular Atari arcade and Atari 2600 titles of all-time, including such blockbusters as Asteroids®, Pong®, Centipede®, Missile Command®, Tempest®, Lunar Lander®, Space Duel, Battlezone® and Adventure. This true treasure trove of timeless gaming classics will hit retail stores in North America this Fall.

In the late 1970's and early 1980's, Atari introduced a new era in interactive entertainment with its addictive arcade games and home gaming system. Now with Atari's Greatest Hits: Volume 1, a retro gaming revolution will be ignited on the Nintendo DS.

Each spotlighted game will feature the same pick-up and play control scheme as their original arcade and 2600 form, with modern updates to align with the Nintendo DS platform. Single card multi-player will be available for 20 titles including Space Duel and Pong with multi-card play available for head-to-head games.

Additionally, Atari's Greatest Hits: Volume 1 will feature the original game manuals for each title, an Atari memorabilia showcase, and special bonus extras - including an Atari Trivia game where gamers can race against the clock to answer questions about Atari history and then post their scores to Atari.com.

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