Classic Atari games available for Android

November 7, 2011 • Gadgets and Gaming

Many gamers grew up with the classic selection of Atari games, and gamers can relive those memories, as Atari has announced that Atari’s Greatest Hits is now available on the Android Marketplace.

A screenshot of Atari's Greatest Hits (image: Atari)

It’s not the first time that gamers can get their hands on classic Atari games, as the title was released for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch a couple of months ago, and already clocked over 3.5 million downloads in the iTunes App Store.

“The #1 selling Atari’s Greatest Hits continues to expand its reach to new operating systems, devices and territories,” said Jim Wilson, CEO of Atari. “It exemplifies our company goals as we shift our core focus towards delivering casual gaming experiences through mobile and social platforms.”

The Atari’s Greatest Hits pack contains 100 classic Atari games, and players who download the app will get Missile Command for free. The titles in the pack can be bought separately, or buy all 100 games for a discounted price of $9.99.

The titles included in the game packs are:

Centipede, Asteroids, Tempest, Battlezone, Black Widow, Crystal Castles, Gravitar, Star Raiders, Pong, Lunar, Lander, Super Breakout, Major Havoc, Warlords, Adventure, 3D Tic-Tac-Toe, Fatal Run, Quadrun, Casino, Swordquest, Championship Soccer, Football, Realsports Basketball, Realsports Football, Super Breakout 2600 and Hangman.

Charlie Fripp – Consumer Tech editor

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