Atari Arcade and Internet Explorer 10 Brings Remade Atari Classics
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Any self-respecting gamer is well aware of Atari’s contributions to the medium. It was forty years ago that Atari released its first arcade game, Pong, which revolutionized entertainment
. Atari has teamed up with Microsoft
to celebrate the launch of Internet
Explorer 10 with Atari Arcade. Atari Arcade features a modern take on eight Atari classics, like Pong and Centipede, and brings them to the web through HTML5 – all completely ad free.
The games have been built from scratch with the new touch controls, graphics, game design, and gameplay features. Over the next few months, Atari and Internet Explorer will be releasing new games from Atari’s massive library. The games will feature multiplayer, which means players can go head-to-head, recreating the arcade experience from yesteryear.
Atari’s new platform will also give developers access to a suite of tools that they can use to create their own cross-browser, cross-device HTML5 games. This will allow them to publish their games and even integrate them into Facebook.