Atari to start game show

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  1. Prans
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    There itself.
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    The iconic gaming company seems to be broadening its vision of gaming. Atari is reportedly "looking to become a global TV player".

    The Atari-Media Fusion partnership seems to be very optimistic about the chosen South African market, probably testing the targeted demography before a more global approach.

    It seems like a lot of players in the gaming community are leaning towards a media-centered approach with Twitch, the recent "Live with Youtube Gaming" and now Atari joining in a similar fashion.

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  2. LukeHasAWii

    LukeHasAWii But wait, there's more!

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    Atari.... come on.
     
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    I actually thought Atari went out of business. Well, that game show better have an E.T. competition. The winner gets a bag filled with E.T. Atari 2600 cartridges, because they're very valuable.
     
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  5. mame_au

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    So they are making tv shows, who cares..
     
  6. Sonic Angel Knight

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    EVERYONE HIDE! ATARI COMES BACK TO MAKE ANOTHER VIDEO GAME CRASH OF 1983 35 YEARS LATER O_O :ninja:

    In all seriousness, this is interesting, but now i am scared. But let's not get carried away, we just need to wait and see right? how bad can it be honestly? :unsure:
     
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    time to finish the swordquest saga
     
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    They actually found a bunch of E.T. cartridges buried in a landfill in a nearby town. It was awesome AND stinky!
     
  10. RustInPeace

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    I heard about that, the prize would be those same cartridges, put a lot of stock of being discovered.
     
  11. lcie nimbus

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    well this should be.......interesting
     
  12. VinLark

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    I think you underestimate what a company will do to pander to kids to get a quick buck.

    I didn't know ATARI was still around. Good luck with this.
     
  13. Meteor7

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    A game developer going into television programming is to me like a rocket scientist deciding to work in fast food for a while.
     
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    Well technically yes they did but the Atari today is actually Infogrames. They owned the rights to the brand name so they eventually rebranded themselves as Atari.
     
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    Another competition they can do is a level out of Bubsy in Fractured Furry Tales for Atari Jaguar. The winner gets the Bubsy show pilot on Ultra HD Blu-ray, never before released, exclusive to the prize winner. Also Bubsy 3D HD Remaster for the PS4.
     
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  17. XDel

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    Ummm, South Africa is a mess... is a Game Show really what they need?!??!
     
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    TV show? Wow... retro!
     
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    You utter madman! Don't give them ideas!
     
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    lol, I get the feeling Atari's CEO has watched "Field of Dreams" too many times. :P