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January 21st, 2013, 21:27
The US branch of Atari files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

http://money.cnn.com/2013/01/21/tech…tari-bankrupt/

however, it appears to be a move to break it away from unprofitable French parent company. Is that still called Infogrames?

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January 22nd, 2013, 11:27
I'm not sure, but I understood and thought it so that the mother company is still called "Infogrames", meanwhile its daughter companies are called "Atari".
I'm not sure, though. I'm a noob in business things.

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Atari should be the leader of gaming companies, they should be the Microsoft of the gaming world.
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I used to love anything Atari when I was a kid. They've been spotty for a long time, but I might never have got into gaming if it weren't for them.
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January 26th, 2013, 14:51
Plese DO NOT mix the "Atari" label with Infogrames !

Infogrames basically bought the label and labelled themselves with it !

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Originally Posted by xSamhainx View Post
Atari should be the leader of gaming companies, they should be the Microsoft of the gaming world.
They were too slow to adapt to a disruptive technology: home PCs. So in that sense they were killed by Microsoft and Apple. It happens.
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Still bums me out in a way. I grew up with them, its too bad
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January 29th, 2013, 14:49
Good article on the many deaths of Atari:

http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/0…porate-deaths/

The Atari that should of been the MSFT of games died long ago.

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