Atari announces anthology of vintage games
85 classic atari games on one disk for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox.
Wednesday, September 8, 2004 - Atari today announced Atari Anthology, a collection of 85 vintage games developed by Atari to be released this November for PlayStation 2 and Xbox, at a suggested retail price of $19.99.
(Posted: Wednesday, September 8, 2004, 9:04AM GMT)
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"An entire generation of Atari 2600 and classic arcade game fans have been clamoring for a chance to relive that addictive fun, and now they finally can with Atari Anthology," said Nancy MacIntyre, Vice President of Marketing for Atari's Beverly Studio. "With 85 authentic Atari titles and all original gameplay, Atari Anthology appeals to a diverse audience of both dedicated and casual players alike."
Among the games included in the disk there are 18 arcades games such as Asteroids, Battlezone, Missile Command, and Pong; 62 Atari 2600 games including Gravitar, Millipede, and Super Breakout; five bonus titles, such as Off the Wall, Blackjack, Desert Falcon, Steeplechase and Sprintmaster. New Modes, like the Trippy Mode, Time Warp and Double Speed, have been added to make the experience more challenging for the player.