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Atari outlines more of its extreme makeover

Atari's reinvention continues as CEO David Gardner and President Phil Harrison delve into the company's strategy to fully embrace an online business model. Speaking to Develop, the pair expresses the company's necessary geographic expansion outside of France (home of Atari parent, Infogrames),...

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New CFO at Infogrames (Atari v2.0)

Infogrames has added another new executive, with Fabrice Hamaide having just been appointed Chief Financial Officer. GameDaily has Hamaide's full resume, but that's not as important as pointing out that this is just another change in the new Infogrames/Atari that CEO David Gardner and Directeur...

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Infogrames buying Atari outright for $11 million

Infogrames announced that it will buy the remaining stock of Atari in an $11 million merger and will immediately lend $20 million to the company before the deal closes. Although it's been hard to distinguish the two companies, Infogrames only had a 51.4% controlling interest in Atari, which will...

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Infogrames could change name to Atari

Infogrames CEO, David Gardner, tells GI.biz that the company may drop its name (which rocks our world) completely for the Atari marquee brand. He wants the company thought of as a "start-up" and the name change to represent the "final mark" of transformation. Directeur Général...

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Infogrames CEO: Alone in the Dark will sell 2-3 million units this fiscal year

Infogrames CEO, David Gardner, tells Reuters he believes Alone in the Dark will sell two to three million copies this fiscal year. That means that, between its June 24 release and next March, the title needs to perform better than a game like BioShock. Given the fact that the title is being...

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Phil Harrison is new president of Infogrames ... wow

The rumors of a "Phil eye for the Atari guy" are true. Former Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios president Phil Harrison has joined Atari's parent company Infogrames with the title of Directeur Général Délégué (President). Harrison will report directly...

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Atari looks to online space for salvation

Infogrames' new CEO, David Gardner, believes subsidiary Atari's recovery lies in the online gaming space. GI.biz reports Gardner would like to move the financially pummeled company to secure server-based and free-to-play gaming. He believes the way people will want to play and buy their games is...

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Former EA exec. David Gardner becomes CEO of Infogrames

Former EA executive David Gardner has been appointed the CEO of Atari parent company Infogrames, effective ... now. This means former CEO Patrick Leleu, who just recently outlined plans regarding Infogrames/Atari's recovery, has been given his golden watch parachute and shown the door. Gardner is...

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