-Atari Ships Two New 1C Titles to Retail Stores Across North America-
NEW YORK ? November 07, 2007 ? Atari, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATAR), one of the world?s most recognized brands and a third-party video game publisher, today announced that both Fantasy Wars and Swashbucklers: Blue vs. Grey for Windows PC have shipped to retailers across North America.? Fantasy Wars is rated “T” for Teen and is now available at a suggested retail price of $39.99.? Swashbucklers: Blue vs. Grey is rated ?M? for Mature, and is now available at a suggested retail price of $19.99.? Swashbucklers: Blue vs. Grey is also set to castaway on the PlayStation?2 computer entertainment system next week for a suggested retail price of $19.99.? Both Fantasy Wars and Swashbucklers: Blue vs. Grey were produced by 1C, a leading publisher and distributor of computer games in Eastern and Central Europe.
“The blending of turn-based strategy and role-playing elements in Fantasy Wars and action and role-playing elements in Swashbucklers is sure to captivate gamers,” said Todd Slepian, Producer, Atari, Inc.? “The release of these two titles solidifies our relationship with 1C and our commitment to distributing fun-filled games.”
Set in a fantasy world rife with war, Fantasy Wars is a hex-based tactical strategy game with three interwoven campaigns and an in-depth storyline.? In a world of Humans, Orcs, Dwarfs and Elven races, players will participate in castle sieges and reconnaissance operations, all in sophisticated three-dimensional worlds.? Players will experience epic real-time battles from afar or zoom in to see individual numbers in the ranks.
In Swashbucklers: Blue vs. Grey, players will become the captain of a privately owned vessel able to sail freely from the southern coasts of the United States to the North Caribbean. Would-be pirates will engage in naval combat and strong on-foot gameplay while slashing through various locations and confronting enemies.? With an advanced role-playing system, gamers will be able to develop and master skills, weapons and moves while upgrading their ships at the same time.
For more information about Fantasy Wars, Swashbucklers: Blue vs. Grey and Atari’s entire product line-up, please visit www.Atari.com.