Enjoy Video Game Nostalgia with Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration

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When talking about the history of video games, Atari is always one of the things that come to mind. If you’re looking to experience some nostalgia, check out the Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration. This new title celebrates the company’s 50 years of success, growth, and progress in the video game industry.

It's developed by Digital Eclipse, responsible for other collections like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection, The Disney Classic Games Collection, and Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Edition. The new title is now available on PC through Steam and Epic Games Store, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S. Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration is priced at $39.99.

The Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration offers a mix of video game collection-meets-anthology. It highlights the history of Atari with a combination of modern and retro playable games. There are also short videos, never-before-seen interviews, and early development diaries, to name a few.

The library-styled interface emulates seven separate console platforms and brings with it titles spanning five decades. There are more than 100 video games that’s been sorted by ear.

Indeed, there’s a lot to be happy about for this new title. It also lets fans learn more about the golden age of video games but through a new lens.

Here are additional key features for everyone to enjoy:

  • Expert Insight Through Storytelling
    • The collection is outfitted with a handful of various never-before-seen interviews with past-and-present Atari leadership as well as other prolific names in the games industry.
    • This is complemented, of course, by video game developers who helped raise Atari to become an industry icon.
  • Playable History
    • The massive selection of more than 100 games spans seven different platforms like the Arcade, 2600, 5200, 7800, Atari 8-bit computers, and Atari Lynx and Jaguar.
    • Get the chance to play classics like Tempest 2000, Asteroids, and Yars' Revenge.
  • Reimagined and Revisited
    • The team at Digital Eclipse created six new games for the collection that reimagines some of the most beloved Atari classics or puts a twist on classic game themes.
    • These include:
      • Haunted House
      • Neo Breakout
      • Yars’ Revenge
      • Vctr Sctr
      • Airworld

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