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Atari, Inc. Logs On to Steam
Legendary Publisher Launches with ArmA: Combat Operationsâ„¢, Roller Coaster TycoonÂ® 3 and more
Atari, Inc. , one of the world's most recognized brands and a third-party video game publisher and distributor, brings a variety of PC games from the Atari catalog to Steam. Starting today, gamers in North America may add the following Atari titles to their Steam games library:
- Act of War: Direct Action - a real-time strategy experience that puts players squarely in control of counterterrorist forces and delivers a first look at tomorrow's war.
- Act of War: High Treason - an ultra-realistic modern military real-time strategy game.
- ArmA: Combat Operations - a first person tactical military shooter with large elements of realism and simulation.
- AtariÂ® 80 Classics in 1 - the ultimate collection of the original games that inspired generations of gamers.
- Death to Spies - third-person stealth action game that immerses the player into the atmosphere of World War II military intelligence operations.
- DesperadosÂ® 2: Cooper's Revenge - an RTS set in a thrilling Western atmosphere.
- Indigo ProphecyÂ® - a thrilling supernatural mystery adventure game.
- RollerCoaster TycoonÂ® 3: Platinum - combines the roller coaster theme park fun of the Roller Coaster Tycoon 3 with included expansion packs Soaked! and Wild!
- Tycoon Cityâ„¢: New York - a tycoon simulation game set in one of America's most exciting metropolises.
In the coming weeks, The WitcherÂ®, the award winning RPG of 2007, Neverwinter Nightsâ„¢ 2 and the expansion pack NeverWinter Nightsâ„¢ 2: Mask of the Betrayer - the sequel to one of the best-selling and genre-defining role-playing games ever will also be added to Atari's Steam lineup.
(Atari is excited to team up with Steam and deliver great games through a digital platform that our fans have asked for,) said Nizzi Renaud, Vice President of Online Entertainment, Atari, Inc. (We look forward to making an extensive collection of games, across many genres, available to Steam's extensive, globally-connected community.)
(We're proud to welcome to Steam a company that has become synonymous with video games,) said Jason Holtman, director of business development at Valve. (Atari cemented video games into the consciousness of modern culture and continues to produce a unique mix of games that appeal to a variety of audiences, as represented by the line-up heading to Steam.)
I actually really like Steam, so I'm glad to see Atari added to their list of publishers. I'm still hopeful that we'll see EA/BioWare games or even some of Interplay's classic titles on the service, too.