Atari looks to the past to cement its future, and announced that it has resumed the rights to more than 100 titles for PCs and consoles from the 80s and 90s.

Regarding the reasons that led Atari to invest in the acquisition of these titles, the company specifies in a press release: “Atari will try to expand the digital and physical distribution of classic titles, create new games based on the intellectual property and explore branding and merchandising collaborations.”

For those wondering what kind of games Atari acquired, the release mentions some niche names like Bubsy, Hardball, Demolition Racer, 1942: Pacific Air War, F-117A, and several others.

“This is a very comprehensive catalog that includes innovative and award-winning titles from Accolade, Infogrames and Microprose,” said Wade Rosen, CEO of Atari. “Many of these titles are part of Atari history, and fans can expect to see many of these games re-released in physical and digital formats, and in some cases even ported to modern consoles.”

As if that weren’t enough, Atari announced that it has also licensed the Accolade and GTI brands, aiming to embark on a “multi-year effort to transform the company behind one of the world’s most iconic brands.” “.

Atari concludes by saying that its “extensive library of intellectual property is the vault from which new and exciting ideas are drawn for game development, reinventing old classics, reimagining scenarios and developing entirely new narratives inspired by the games that paved the way for all games.” an industry,” suggesting that it will rely on these older names to chart a course for the future.

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