ATARI acquires INTELLIVISION brand (atari.com)
from picandocodigo@lemmy.world to retrogaming@lemmy.world on 23 May 13:51
https://lemmy.world/post/15718927

Atari® — one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and interactive entertainment producers — announced today it has purchased the Intellivision brand and certain games from Intellivision Entertainment LLC. Intellivision Entertainment LLC will rebrand and continue its business of developing and distributing the Amico brand game console with a license from Atari to continue to distribute new versions of the Intellivision games on the Amico console.

Atari will seek to expand digital and physical distribution of legacy Intellivision games, potentially create new games, and explore brand and licensing opportunities as part of a long-term plan to create value from the Intellivision properties.

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brsrklf@jlai.lu on 23 May 14:53 next collapse

Oh shit, Talarico and friends are still pretending Amico will be a thing, but now they won’t even own the brand they were supposed to resurrect anymore.

Amazing they can keep that show going on. I guess they can still pretend people who left a decade ago are still working for them.

picandocodigo@lemmy.world on 23 May 15:07 collapse

I would hope whatever team was behind the new Earthworm Jim would get to keep working on it for real consoles/PC, but probably no…

yukichigai@kbin.social on 23 May 18:01 collapse

From everything I've read, most of the "devs" haven't done any actual work on the game past the initial brainstorming session. The "demo" video shown was just a mock-up.

I mean I'm not surprised since everything relating to the Amico seems to be lies and vaporware, but it's still disappointing.

cyborganism@lemmy.ca on 23 May 14:53 next collapse

That’s good. Maybe they’ll release a new console like the Atari one they made not too long ago.

DavidGA@lemmy.world on 23 May 19:11 next collapse

His mother’s very proud.

Ashtear@lemm.ee on 23 May 19:57 next collapse

This headline would have blown my mind years ago.

aseriesoftubes@lemmy.world on 23 May 20:34 next collapse

Coleco is gonna be pissed.

caseyweederman@lemmy.ca on 23 May 21:37 collapse

Oh dang, they got Acclaimed?

HawlSera@lemm.ee on 24 May 20:02 collapse

  1. I didn’t even know Intellevision still existed
  2. Imagine seeing this headline back in the swinging psychadelic 70’s… That’s like hearing “Nintendo has bought Sega” in the 90’s, or “Microsoft has bought Sony” today (Though dang I’d love for Steam to buy Epic, then we can play Unreal Tournament again! Wait… is there a GOG verison, I never checked)