has developer Digital Eclipse. The acquisition, which is predicted to shut within the coming days, will likely be worth up to $20 million primarily based on the efficiency of Digital Eclipse over the following decade. Atari says that by bringing Digital Eclipse underneath its wing, it "will have the ability to additional assist its retro-focused development technique."
During the last a number of years, Digital Eclipse has turn out to be well-known for its experience in remastering older titles and releasing them as collections. , and the are amongst its extra notable initiatives.
Digital Eclipse caught the eye of many final 12 months with . That well-regarded compilation pulled collectively dozens of video games from throughout Atari's 50-year historical past and positioned them in context with the assistance of selling and growth paperwork, archival footage and new interviews with former Atari staff. Digital Eclipse constructed on the "interactive documentary" format with this 12 months's launch of The Making of .
It to proceed with this Gold Grasp Collection preservation mission underneath Atari's umbrella. It would nonetheless have the power to work with third-party builders and publishers, and there are a number of non-Atari initiatives within the works that it has but to announce.
Atari appears to be on a mission to turn out to be a powerhouse in retro gaming and sport preservation. It additionally , a developer that in , and AtariAge (a neighborhood and information web site that focuses on Atari) this 12 months. As well as, Atari has been many gaming franchises from the Nineteen Eighties and Nineties.
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