Game development and Live Ops are evolving
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 by Richard Harris
We recently caught up with Carbonated and AWS Game Tech to discuss how Carbonated’s custom-built, live ops platform Carbyne enables game developers to bring fresh content to players in real-time, without engineering support or an office-based workforce.
While Carbonated is a relatively small gaming studio, they have the tools to become a major player among the ...
Outbrain highlights shift in trust between social media and consumers
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 by Brittany Hainzinger
Outbrain released new Cyber Weekend data highlighting the shift in trust between social media and consumers compared with the impact of quality news environments.
Although COVID-19 and the global recession have accelerated the shift of consumer buying to digital channels, data shows consumers' lack of trust toward the largest digital powerhouses in the world...
Atari partners with Robot Cache
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 by Brittany Hainzinger
Atari® announced a partnership with revolutionary PC video game distribution platform Robot Cache to integrate the Atari Token into the Robot Cache digital storefront where customers can buy or resell digital games. Through this partnership, customers reselling and buying digital PC titles through Robot Cache will be able to utilize Atari's blockchain-based cryp...
Atari partners with Unikrn
Friday, June 12, 2020 by Brittany Hainzinger
Atari® has announced a partnership with Unikrn. This agreement promises to accelerate the adoption of the Atari Token by incorporating it into Unikrn's already thriving cryptocurrency ecosystems - which offers shopping, betting, and gaming.
Through this new partnership, Unikrn will gain access to Atari's unrivaled catalog of gaming classics like Centipede...
Dapps compared to apps
Monday, February 4, 2019 by Richard Harris
Dapps, or "decentralized app" development is still in the gestational stage, but one company has seen growth spurts in the number of active dapps throughout 2018. Dapp.com recently compiled their latest quarterly report providing a snapshot of what's happening in the market
Some key takeaways from their report included:
Over 900 dapps had la...
Blockchain remakes of popular Atari games in the works
Monday, December 24, 2018 by Richard Harris
Atari, an iconic consumer brand and interactive entertainment producer, announces that it has entered into a license agreement with Animoca Brands Limited, a subsidiary of Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (listed on ASX: "AB1"). The Agreement grants Animoca Brands the rights to produce and publish blockchain versions of the popular Atari mobile game titles R...
How Nintendo proves some people hate the app stores
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 by Richard Harris
When Nintendo announced that it’s bringing back the NES Classic console on June 29th my first thought was...why? It's a proven platform there's no doubt, but you can walk into any used video game store across the land and pickup the actual vintage console for around $100 bucks. Or just cruise Ebay and you'll find the console, controllers, 25 cartridge games, the zapper ...
Atari games brings Lunar Battle mobile app
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by Richard Harris
Atari has announced that the new hybrid city-builder and space shooter game Lunar Battle is now available on the App Store and Google Play. Lunar Battle is a new, original Atari title where players crash land into an epic deep space adventure to explore uncharted terrain and conquer the galaxy. This captivating free-to-play city-builder incorporates arcade-style combat ...
Avocarrot Unified SSP for mobile is launched from Glispa
Monday, July 17, 2017 by Richard Harris
Following the announcement of its fourth strategic acquisition, Glispa Global Group, a mobile ad tech company, unveils its newest product offering, Avocarrot, the full-service monetization platform which serves all types of mobile in-app advertising, both programmatic and performance-based. The new platform offers full transparency, control, and ease of use to boost and...
Tapjoy partners with Atari to monetize RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
Tapjoy has announced a partnership with Atari, one of the world's most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, to make Tapjoy one of the first providers of rewarded advertisements in Atari’s mobile games. Players of Atari’s RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch can now earn free in-app coins by watching videos and engaging with other types of ads from Tap...
A Look Back at Golden Age of Atari at the Game Developers Conference
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
One of my favorite parts of GDC was a look back at the decidedly old school tech that could be seen, touched and played at the GDC Atari museum exhibit which was set up and sponsored by the Videogame History Museum. As the US and Russia fought a cold war in the 1970’s, the US video game industry was born with the huge commercial success of Pong, which spring boarde...
Warren Robinett, Veteran Programmer To Discuss Creating Adventure At GDC 2015
Monday, January 12, 2015 by Richard Harris
Warren Robinett, the veteran programmer, designer and The Learning Company founder, will discuss his experience developing the landmark Atari 2600 title, Adventure hit game at the upcoming Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2015.The implementation of "Adventure" will be discussed at this year's Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2015, being held March 2-6 at the M...
Your Complete Guide to the 2014 Game Developer’s Conference (GDC)
Saturday, March 15, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
If you plan on attending the Game Developer’s Conference (GDC) you better get plenty of sleep this weekend because the event each day is packed from the crack of dawn to late in the night.We thought we’d provide a highlight of what to see and what to do.GDC Store: Monday – Friday , March 17 - 219:00am - 6:00pmSouth Hall, Street LevelBreakPoint Books is the official book...
Atari development kit released for HTML5 developers
Friday, November 2, 2012 by Richard Harris
Atari arcade, the Microsoft sponsored HTML5 re-imagining of Atari's classic catalog, is opening up it's development platform:Supported by Internet Explorer and Atari, the new Atari Arcade is a browser-based portal featuring a next-generation collection of Atari’s classic games reimagined in HTML5, complete with fresh graphics, gameplay and integration with Fac...