Atari’s Highly Anticipated Action Survival Opus for Xbox 360(R), Games for Windows(R), Wii and PlayStation(R)2 system in Stores Now –
NEW YORK, June 24 /TMRZoo.com/ — Atari, Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: ATAR), today announced that the eagerly awaited action survival game Alone in the Dark for Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Games for Windows(R), Wii(TM) and PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system has launched and is available at retailers across North America. The PLAYSTATION(R)3 computer entertainment system version is currently scheduled for release in autumn 2008.
Developed by Eden Games, Alone in the Dark for Xbox 360 and Games for Windows marks a blistering return for the legendary franchise with startling innovations and wide screen cinematic presentation. The game follows paranormal investigator Edward Carnby over the course of one apocalyptic night in which he must fight to survive and uncover the earth-shattering secret behind New York’s Central Park. With an exhilarating mix of challenging gameplay, intense storytelling in the style of a blockbuster TV series, unprecedented environmental interaction, realistic fire physics as a core gameplay element, and a DVD chapter select feature which lets everyone reach the game’s climax, Alone in the Dark is set to change what players expect from video games.
“We set out to deliver an innovative, high quality game to the hands of players everywhere,” said David Nadal, Studio Head and Game Director, Eden Games. “Driven by our studio’s passion and the desire to create something genuinely original, Alone in the Dark is a game that will change how you play, and reward you with an entertainment experience you won’t forget.”
The Wii and PlayStation 2 system versions of Alone in the Dark were developed by Hydravision Entertainment in parallel with versions created by Eden Games for Xbox 360 and Games for Windows. The PlayStation 2 system game pushes the hardware to maximize the gameplay experience, while the Wii game has been specially adapted to make use of the unique controllers which perfectly suit the immersive gameplay that ranges from driving to real-time manipulation of objects.
Featuring a gripping story, design inspired by contemporary TV action dramas, and original gameplay based on real world rules physics, the action survival opus Alone in the Dark is in stores now across North America for Xbox 360, Games for Windows, Wii and PlayStation 2 system, with the PLAYSTATION 3 system version following later in 2008. For more information on Alone in the Dark visit www.CentralDark.com/us.
About Eden Games
The second largest game development studio in France, Eden Games has achieved international recognition through the creation of games including V-Rally 1, 2 and 3, Need For Speed: Porsche, Kya: Dark Lineage and Titeuf. Based in Lyon, France, Eden Games is a wholly owned subsidiary of Infogrames Entertainment SA.
About Atari, Inc.
One of the world’s most recognized brands, New York-based Atari, Inc. is a third-party publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment software in the U.S. The Company’s 1,000+ titles include hard-core, genre-defining franchises such as Test Drive(R) and mass-market and children’s franchises such as Dragon Ball Z(R). Atari, Inc. is a majority-owned subsidiary of France-based Infogrames Entertainment SA (Euronext – ISIN: FR-0000052573), the largest interactive games publisher in Europe. For more information, visit www.atari.com .