Atari introduced they’ve made the acquisition of a dozen retro arcade IPs, which incorporates 80s classics Berserk and Frenzy.
Atari plan on “search[ing] to broaden digital and bodily distribution of the basic titles, create new video games based mostly on the IP, and discover model and merchandising collaborations”.
Beforehand they’ve created “reimaginings” of a few of their very own basic titles current on consoles such because the Atari 2600. Latest examples embrace Centipede, Yars, and Caverns of Mars, the latter of which launched only a week in the past.
“Berzerk is a kind of foundational video games that so many individuals first encountered taking part in on an Atari console,” mentioned Atari CEO Wade Rosen. “Berzerk, and the opposite titles included on this acquisition, are an ideal match for our technique of commercializing basic retro IP.”
Likelihood is their main objectives are to recreate “reimaginings” of those acquired titles. Nevertheless their assertion of making new video games based mostly on the IPs doubtless additionally implies that many of those basic titles of the previous will see new video games for contemporary audiences.