Atari coming back to the future
Looks like Atari, the company whose video games we grew up playing as children of the 80s, is laying the groundwork for a comeback on mobile phones and social media sites such as Facebook.
The WSJ has a story outlining the California company's plans, which include bringing back its old games to new platforms. Asteroids? Pong? Battlezone? What old Atari game do you wish for your smartphone or tablet?
Personally, I'd like to see Atari adapt these old games to the new gaming hardware options on the market. For instance, why not have the games make use of a smartphone's accelerator or gyroscope? What about finger and swiping gestures? Or how about Atari games using a Kinect? Make me play these old games in a new way!
I got the fever...Pac-Man Fever.
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