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Want in On the Heroes of Neverwinter Beta?

Well, I was hoping to bring you information about a beta key giveaway since Heroes of Neverwinter was in closed beta.. wait, what?

Yes, was in closed beta, but it appears that the contact I was getting the keys from has informed me that it will be going into open beta as from tomorrow and therefore, any competitions offering keys are now defunct.

If you already have a closed beta key, it should still work, but if you were waiting to play the Heroes of Neverwinter beta, just wait until tomorrow (September 15th) where you’ll just need to go to apps.facebook.com/neverwinterheroes to play!

Jump on the 3DS Rollercoaster

RollerCoaster Tycoon
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3DS owners can rejoice to know that there are some good, classic titles coming their way, some are retro and some are just plain old classics like Rollercoaster Tycoon that require a much needed release onto current systems and what better platform to arrive on than the Nintendo 3DS!

“RollerCoaster Tycoon 3D marks the return of one of the most popular game franchises and delivers an innovative, robust and unrestricted theme park simulator to the next generation of Tycoon fans,” said Jim Wilson, CEO of Atari.

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Make Your Own Atari Joystick Lamp

Ok, so it’s quite old, but something I thought was worth sharing for any hardcore retroheads out there and are handy at woodwork, very handy as it’s no easy task and requires a certain level of skill as well as the necessary tools to create such a masterpiece.

It’s not just a case of taking apart an old joystick and sticking things inside, it’s a proper big lamp that you would use in the living-room or bedroom since it’s just under two feet in height and the ‘button’ is used to turn it on and off.

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#E3: The Witcher 2 Coming to Xbox 360

Atari has announced that later this year, The Witcher 2: Assassin’s of Kings will be releasedfor the Xbox 360 and will be an enhanced adaptation of the PC game featuring numerous improvements and enhancements.

CDProjekt RED Executive Producer John Mamais stated,

“We’re very proud of The Witcher 2 and the highly positive reactions it has received from both our players and the media.  Taking it to Xbox 360 represents an exciting opportunity to introduce it to a new segment of the gaming audience. I’d like to stress that we are doing a full adaptation to the new platform, not just a straight port.”

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Atari Release Warlord Screens & Trailer

Warlords was originally released on the Atari 2600 (that’s the system your dad grew up with, kids) and so in what seems to be an ongoing series of remakes, a remake is coming to the Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network.

“Warlords infuses the arcade action genre with a bold and vibrant visual style coupled with robust strategic gameplay,” says Jim Wilson, President and CEO of Atari, Inc. “It exemplifies our design goals and company strategy as we reintroduce these classic brands to a new generation of gamers.”

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Dungeons & Dragons Daggerdale Screens

Some screenshots have been released of Atari’s Dungeons & Dragons Daggerdale which, if you didn’t know, is an action-RPG developed by Bedlam Games where the Forgotten Realms are under attack by the evil Zhentarim.

“The Dungeons & Dragons franchise remains a priority for Atari as we continue to build upon the ever-evolving narrative with Dungeons & Dragons Daggerdale” says Jim Wilson, President and CEO of Atari, Inc. “As the first D&D cross-platform digital download title we look forward to expanding the franchise to a growing gaming audience.”

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