Atari files for bankruptcy in the US, selling iconic logo and assets

By Jos ยท 7 replies
Jan 21, 2013
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  1. Video games pioneer Atari has filed for bankruptcy in the US and plans to sell all its assets in the next three to four months. But the iconic firm is likely to live on. According to a report by the...

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  2. spectrenad

    spectrenad TS Enthusiast Posts: 98   +18

    /|\ <---- Atari. Close enough.
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  3. Tekkaraiden

    Tekkaraiden TS Evangelist Posts: 997   +93

    I thought Infogames bought the namesake years ago?
  4. Tygerstrike

    Tygerstrike TS Enthusiast Posts: 827   +93

    Good for Atari!!!! I myself enjoyed everything Atari put out in the 80's even then Atari computer!! (arrrg Basic!!) I certainly hope Atari can pull this off. If not that Atari T-shirt is going to be worth a lot of cash!!
  5. MrAnderson

    MrAnderson TS Maniac Posts: 488   +10

    Again?! Yeah - the original Atari already sold the name and such years ago... so I say it once more Again! wow. They should use the branding for mobile and retro projects.
  6. psycros

    psycros TS Evangelist Posts: 1,867   +1,287

    When did Activision sell them? Ah well...what can you say? They made some incredible stuff in the 80's and then *****s destroyed the company. They tried to revamp some of the franchises but it never really worked for them.
  7. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,730   +379

    Atari classics on your phone! That would be worth investing in surely :)
  8. MrAnderson

    MrAnderson TS Maniac Posts: 488   +10

    Maybe for old barnds they need to do what Japanese publishers are doing to revitalize their brands... let other developers take the riens.

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