has developer Digital Eclipse. The acquisition, which is anticipated to shut within the coming days, might be worth up to $20 million primarily based on the efficiency of Digital Eclipse over the following decade. Atari says that by bringing Digital Eclipse beneath its wing, it "will have the ability to additional assist its retro-focused progress technique."
Over the past a number of years, Digital Eclipse has turn into well-known for its experience in remastering older titles and releasing them as collections. , and the are amongst its extra notable initiatives.
Digital Eclipse caught the eye of many final yr with . That well-regarded compilation pulled collectively dozens of video games from throughout Atari's 50-year historical past and positioned them in context with the assistance of promoting and improvement paperwork, archival footage and new interviews with former Atari workers. Digital Eclipse constructed on the "interactive documentary" format with this yr's launch of The Making of .
It to proceed with this Gold Grasp Collection preservation challenge beneath Atari's umbrella. It would nonetheless have the power to work with third-party builders and publishers, and there are a number of non-Atari initiatives within the works that it has but to announce.
Atari appears to be on a mission to turn into a powerhouse in retro gaming and recreation preservation. It additionally , a developer that in , and AtariAge (a neighborhood and information website that focuses on Atari) this yr. As well as, Atari has been many gaming franchises from the Eighties and Nineties.
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