Atari Europe, today announced the launch of Atari PlayStation classics for the PlayStation 3 and PSPÂ system on PlayStation Network. The launch of Atari Classics has now begun with the launch of PONG Missile Command and Centipede and over the coming weeks will include must-have iconic PlayStation blockbusters.
â€œMany players first gaming experience would have been with one of Atariâ€™s classic franchisesâ€ said John Burns, Vice President and General Manager for Atari Europe, â€œWith a fantastic back catalogue of addictive classics, we look forward to releasing some of the most popular Atari arcade titles of all time to both nostalgic gamers and to a whole new generation of PlayStation 3 and PSP playersâ€.
The treasure trove of timeless PlayStation classics launching on PlayStation Network has now begin with theÂ release of PONG and Missile Command and will continue regularly with new releases of the most addictive PlayStation games of all-time from Atariâ€™s legendary vault.
Experience PONG the most addictive game of head-to-head competition youâ€™ll ever play. Challenge your friends through dozens of amazing levels including Henhouse Surprise, Soccer Stars, Balloon Circus and many more. In this ultimate party game players need to use tactics and skills to succeed as they journey from Pong Novice to Pong Master.
Your mission in Missile Command is simple; defend earthâ€™s cities against wave upon wave of alien attack. As a hot shot Missile Commander you must master new weapons and strategies to mount a counter offensive to save mankind as you lead your highly trained team of pilots into battle to save mankind.
In Centipede youâ€™ll need every ounce of concentration and devastatingly sharp shooting skills in this addictive fast action shoot-em-up. With switching view points, multiple power ups and a pumping soundtrack can you take on the ultimate challenge as you battle against Queen Pede and her army of centipedes, spiders, flies and scorpions.