NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2006 - Atari, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATAR), one of the world's most recognized brands and leading third-party video game publisher, today announced that Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales for Windows has shipped to retail stores nationwide. Developed by Russian developer Akella, the creators of Sea Dogs, Age of Sail II, and Pirates of the Caribbean, Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales delivers deep and challenging gameplay, daring gamers to become the mightiest and most dreaded pirate of the sea. Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales is available in North America for a suggested retail price of $29.95 and is a T rated title.
Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales gives players a rich pirate-based role-playing adventure with deep character development and open-ended quests in a beautiful 3D world. "We are incredibly excited to add Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales to our PC line-up," said Jeremiah Cohn, Product Manager, Atari, Inc. "In addition to intense combat the game offers players the opportunities to develop the captain, crew, ships and even towns, upgrade their fighting and naval abilities, and gain access to a wide range of weapons." Leading Internet videogame and entertainment enthusiast provider IGN.com noted that with Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales, "no matter what level of gamer you are, you're sure to find things to do."
Set in the 17th century, Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales players will live the life of a swashbuckling pirate in a visually stunning landscape, battle on land or sea, sword fight on the Caribbean shores, find treasures, trade goods, build fleets, conquer colonies and become the most feared and revered pirate of the seas.
For additional information on Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales, visit www.ageofpiratesthegame.com.
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New York-based Atari, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATAR) develops interactive games for all platforms and is one of the largest third-party publishers of interactive entertainment software in the U.S. The Company's 1,000+ titles include hard-core, genre-defining franchises such as The Matrix (Enter The Matrix and The Matrix: Path of Neo) and Test Drive; and mass-market and children's franchises such as Nickelodeon's Blue's Clues and Dora the Explorer, and Dragon Ball Z. Atari, Inc. is a majority-owned subsidiary of France-based Infogrames Entertainment SA (Euronext - ISIN: FR-0000052573), the largest interactive games publisher in Europe. For more information, visit www.atari.com.
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