< Back to Press Releases

Atari Classic Battlezone Aims Its Big Guns At Xbox LIVE(R) Arcade

Original and Enhanced Versions Available for Download Now

LYON, FRANCE– 18 April 2008– Atari today announced that the original tank vs. tank action classic, Battlezone is available now in enhanced and original versions on Xbox Live? Arcade.

Battlezone on Xbox Live Arcade adds exciting new two player modes either locally or over Xbox Live, including Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch and Capture the Flag. In addition, players can use the Xbox Live Vision Cam to challenge opponents on the battle field. Combine these features with new special effects for weapon firing, impacts and explosions and this revamped version of Battlezone is a must-have classic that fans and newcomers will enjoy.

To score points in Battlezone, players must shoot and destroy the enemy’s brigade including a standard enemy tank, supertank and a flying saucer. Created by Atari, the enhanced and original versions of Battlezone are available worldwide (with the exception of Korea and Japan) for 400 Microsoft Points.

For more information on Atari and its entire product line-up please visit www.atari.com.


About Infogrames Entertainment and Atari:

Infogrames Entertainment (IESA) is listed on the Paris Euronext stock exchange (ISIN code: FR0010478248) and has two principal subsidiaries: Atari Europe, a privately-held company, and Atari, Inc., a United States corporation listed on NASDAQ (ATAR).

The Atari Group is an international producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment software for all market segments and in all existing game formats (Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony) and on CD-ROM for PC. Its games are sold in more than 60 countries.

The Atari Group’s extensive catalogue of popular games is based on original franchises (Alone in the Dark, V-Rally, Test Drive, etc.) and international licenses (Dragon Ball Z, Dungeons&Dragons, etc.).

For more information: http://www.atari.com

Microsoft, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox Live, the Xbox logos, and the Xbox Live logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

? 2008 Atari Europe SASU. All rights reserved.

Games Press

Games Press is the leading online resource for games journalists. Used daily by magazines, newspapers, TV, radio, online media and retailers worldwide, it offers a vast, constantly updated archive of press releases and assets, and is the simplest and most cost-effective way for PR professionals to reach the widest possible audience. Registration for the site and the Games Press email digest is available, to the trade only, at www.gamespress.com