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According to recent survey data provided to Joystiq by E-Poll, Atari brand recognition isn't what it once was. The survey was put together after Atari founder Nolan Bushnell rejoined the company last month. At the time, Bushnell noted that he was "very excited" to rejoin the company, adding that it...

May 22nd 2010 at 12:15am 0 Comments
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We've heard a lot of people asking for details on MMOFPS games, and for more indie titles. As such, when we got an offer of 5,000 beta keys for Battleswarm: Field of Honor, we couldn't resist snapping them up for our readers. Yes, indeed, you read that right - we have five thousand beta keys for t...

September 14th 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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click to embiggen We're not exactly sure what Battleswarm: Field of Honor dev Gameworld Tech is trying to show us with its first trailer (found after the break) -- other than low production values, that is. We've got some generic space marines running around and shooting things in a third-person ca...

August 11th 2009 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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The man created both Pong and Chuck E. Cheese's pizza, so you'll have to forgive us if we take pause whenever Nolan Bushnell opens his bearded maw. The Atari founder is slated to take the stage at next week's LA Games Conference, and will offer his thoughts on the current crop of consoles as well a...

April 23rd 2009 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Blizzard isn't making too much of an appearance at any of the gaming conventions this year (save for, of course, BlizzCon), but they are floating around the Game Developers Conference going on on San Francisco this week -- Rob Pardo showed up at a luncheon panel yesterday to talk with luminaries lik...

March 26th 2009 at 5:01pm 0 Comments
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Nolan Bushnell, who bootstrapped the entire video game industry with Computer Space, Pong and the Atari 2600, later went on to found Chuck E. Cheese and several other ventures, has the solution for expanding the size of the gaming market. Casual games, everywhere. And how to pay for them? 30 second...

July 8th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Direct from our always hefty "Yeah, No Kidding" file, MTV Multiplayer was told last night by Atari founder Nolan Bushnell that he was "very thrilled and honored" to be portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio in an upcoming biopic. Yeah Nolan, no kidding.What we're sure is not quite as thrilling to Bushnell...

June 10th 2008 at 10:10am 0 Comments
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A biopic about Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell has been picked up by Paramount Pictures, with Leonardo DiCaprio attached to star, reports Variety. Although we feel "attached to star" is indicative of DiCaprio taking on the role of Bushnell himself, we guess it's equally likely he could star as Atar...

June 7th 2008 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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This week's round up of WoW-related posts on our sister site Massively covers many different angles of the MMO universe dominated by World of Warcraft. You can click on the links below or subscribe to a special WoW-only Massively feed.As the Worlds Turn: Get your fixWith so many games out there, pre...

March 4th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments