PONG Quest — a new role-playing game based on one of its most famous brands, PONG. It launches on Windows PC via Steam, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 this spring! One of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and interactive entertainment producers — and developer Chequered Ink. They announced today that PONG Quest™, a humorous new RPG reimagining of the flagship arcade classic PONG®, is coming soon to Windows PC via Steam, Nintendo Switch™, Xbox One, and PlayStation®4. It’s PONG like you’ve never thought it could be! Immerse yourself in a whole new world of PONG-inspired fun where you’ll adventure as a brave young paddle traversing a variety of treacherous dungeons, all loosely based on classic Atari hits, including Asteroids®, Centipede®, and more.
“PONG as an RPG is something completely unexpected, but wonderful in execution,” said Atari COO Jean-Marcel Nicolai. “We are thrilled to bring PONG Quest to life to honor the classic IP and bring the beloved gameplay to a new generation of players and RPG fans. Atari has a rich portfolio of titles and exploring new ways to breathe new life into those franchises yields exciting results.”
Key Features Include:
- Paddle Customization: Design and personalize your own Paddle avatar with fun clothing, accessories, and more.
- Power-ups Galore: Over 50 specialized PONG balls, each with their own unique attributes, grant players the ability to make their bounce-backs fiercer than ever.
- PONG for All: Engage in multiplayer mayhem with up to three other players, each with the ability to use specialized PONG balls, creating unpredictable twists and immeasurable fun.
Atari has already gearing up to capitalize on its retro nostalgia and capturing the attention of younger generations who want to play what their parents or grand parents played in their life. They even announced an Atari Hotel recently.
Atari is an interactive entertainment company. As an iconic brand that transcends generations and audiences, the company is globally recognized for its multi-platform, interactive entertainment and licensed products. Atari owns and/or manages a portfolio of more than 200 games and franchises, including world-renowned brands like Asteroids®, Centipede®, Missile Command®, Pong®, and RollerCoaster Tycoon®. Atari has offices in New York and Paris. Visit us online at www.atari.com.