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12Mar/110

Atari Greatest Hits Vol.2 For The DS Now Available

Atari hs just sent us a press release for their "Greatest Hits volume 2" for the Nintendo DS.  We loved the first one, and this one looks like it will be just as good.   Check out the Atari release below:

ATARI’S GREATEST HITS: VOLUME 2 NOW AVAILABLE AT

RETAIL OUTLETS NATIONWIDE

Star Raiders®, Yars’ Revenge®, Millipede® Asteroids®Deluxe and Major Havoc® Lead Line-up of 50 Atari Classics now Available Exclusively on the Nintendo DS

Los Angeles, CA – March 8, 2011 – Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment announced today that Atari’s Greatest Hits: Volume 2 is now available. The ultimate Nintendo DS title for casual gamers, Atari’s Greatest Hits: Volume 2 features more of Atari’s popular arcade and Atari 2600 titles including Star Raiders®, Yars’ Revenge®, Millipede®, Asteroids Deluxe ® and Major Havoc®.

Atari introduced a new era of interactive entertainment throughout the 1970s and 1980s with its addictive arcade games and home gaming system.  With Atari’s Greatest Hits: Volume 2, each spotlighted game will feature the same pick-up and play control scheme as their original arcade and 2600 console, with modern updates to align with the Nintendo DS platform.  Up to four-player multiplayer via both DS Download and multi-card play will be available for 20 titles including Combat and Warlords for head-to-head gaming.

Additionally, Atari Greatest Hits: Volume 2 features a selection of interviews with Atari founder, Nolan Bushnell, an arcade gallery with arcade games and select arcade game memorabilia.  As an added bonus, players can also try out the Atari 400 emulator using the Touch Screen keyboard.

The complete Atari Greatest Hits:  Volume 2 line-up is as follows:

Atari Arcade Hits

Asteroids Deluxe, Black Widow, Crystal Castles, Liberator, Major Havoc, Millipede, Red Baron, Super Breakout, Warlords.

Atari 2600 Favorites

Breakout, Crystal Castles, Millipede, Super Breakout, Video Pinball, Warlords, Return to Haunted House, Secret Quest, Canyon Bomber, Circus Atari, Combat, Combat Two, Demons to Diamonds, Desert Falcon, Off-the-Wall, Radar Lock, Golf, Double Dunk, Realsports Basketball, Realsports Soccer, Super Baseball, Super Football, Video Olympics, A Game of Concentration, Backgammon, Basic Programming, Brain Games, Code Breaker, Maze Craze, Video Chess, Black Jack, Casino, Fatal Run, Night Driver, Steeplechase, Street Racer, Quadrun, Sentinel, Space War, Star Raiders, Yars’ Revenge.

Developed by Atari and Code Mystics, Atari’s Greatest Hits: Vol. 2 is Rated “E” for Everyone and is now available exclusively on Nintendo DS for a suggested retail price of $29.99.  For more information, please log onto: www.atari.com/agh2

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