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Test Drive dev Eden Games goes on 'symbolic' one day strike

In response to previously unknown plans at Atari to lay off approximately 51 of Eden Games' 80 total employees, the Test Drive Unlimited developer is staging a "Symbolic Day Strike" today. A statement sent to Gamasutra from an unnamed Eden Games employee explains the act as a response to what the...

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Atari revenue down, but MMO business blooming

Without an equivalent of the Ghostbusters game, Atari's revenue for the nine-month period from April 1 through December 31, 2010 was, well, a bit busted. Through the first three quarters of its current fiscal year, the publisher has reported €41.0 million ($55.3 million) in revenue, down 55.7...

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Atari loses Jeff Lapin as CEO, taps Jim Wilson to replace him

Atari is still shaking things up at the ol' corporate HQ, it seems. Current CEO, Jeff Lapin, has resigned from the position he took almost a year ago to this day. Lapin, who spent time at both Take-Two and THQ prior to his Atari gig, will be succeeded by Jim Wilson, Atari's now-former president and...

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New digital strategy director appointed at Atari

Former business development and marketing consultant Alex Chung has become the senior director of digital strategy and distribution for Atari, according to a press release issued by the publisher this week. "Alex joins Atari as we continue to drive our business into the online market," said Atari...

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Atari picks up former EA Online exec to lead European arm

In Atari's march towards an online-oriented business model, the company issued a press release yesterday announcing the acquisition of John Burns, former senior director of European online publishing at EA. Burns wil be in charge of European operations for Atari, reporting directly to president and...

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No more confusion: Atari drops Infogrames name

Despite Infogrames standing for entertainment that rocks our world, the armadillo branding is gone and now only Atari remains. CEO Jim Wilson tells 1UP that the company is now officially doing away with the Infogrames branding to put focus on the more "popular target brand" of Atari. Well,...

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Atari's CEO wants you to know how it will stay back in black

We've already witnessed the news that made us go, "Wha?" -- Atari actually turned a profit this past financial quarter, even though it was just a measly $3.5 million smackers. GameDaily went a little more in-depth in their interview with brand-spanking new Atari CEO Jim Wilson to find out what the...

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