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Possible comeback for Atari?

by on30 September 2013

Skill-based games with Atari themes

Atari is looking to make another comeback. This time around it isn’t in the video game business, but instead with new skill-based games that feature themes from Atari games from the 2600 era.

Nostalgia sells and that is not lost on casinos who are looking to target the middle age audiences with first of which is a new skill-based slot machine themed with Atari’s Centipede. The slot machine was developed by International Game Technology and features the shooting of digital insects into money.

The game was shown at the casino trade show event in Las Vegas and it did seem to attract some attention according to the AP. After seeing the new Centipede machine, other manufacturers are looking to develop other skill-based games.

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