Submitted by THELANDSOFSAND 3179d ago | news

Atari to hold off on PlayStation 3 titles until 2007

Speaking in an exclusive interview with GamesIndustry.biz, Atari CEO Bruno Bonnell has confirmed that the publisher has no plans to release any PS3 games before 2007.

Bonnell said Atari intends to support all three next-gen consoles "fairly equally", adding, "It's just that we're lacking information about the PS3 at this stage, because we have basically a rough release date and a high retail price point.

"As far as the Wii and the Xbox 360 go, we'll be there for this season; for PS3, we'll probably have to wait a little later in the year before we release some new titles." And, according to Bonnell, that means no Atari titles on PS3 until 2007. (Industry, PS3)

THELANDSOFSAND  +   3180d ago
oops
that headline image was supposed to be

www.reghardware.co.uk/2006/04 /06/sony_ps3_3.jpg

sorry, it got mixed up...
TheMART  +   3180d ago
haha but it's funny. And see here, it get's real sh*tty for the PS3
Shadow Flare  +   3180d ago
most of the top games arent coming out till 2007 anyway

And whats the best game that atari has? Driver? And i thought Driver got bought out by ubisoft anyway. Who cares about atari?
specialguest  +   3180d ago
exactly what i was just thinking. like you stated, most games aren't going to make it till '07. hell! the PS3 isn't releasing till late '06 anyway. i think the games that are being released this year is enough to cover for 2 more months until next year.
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ghostface  +   3180d ago
How is it sh*tty for sony when it well be only a couple of months that we will see a game from atari on the PS3.
ghostface  +   3180d ago
How is it sh*tty for sony when it well be only a couple of months that we will see a game from atari on the PS3.
ghostface  +   3180d ago
How is it sh*tty for sony when it well be only a couple of months that we will see a game from atari on the PS3.
RealDoubleJ  +   3180d ago
they'll start developing in 2007
but if they want to make a decent first game then they wouldn't release it until the 3rd quarter. Not unless you people love rushed development so you can have glitchy-ass games to have epileptic fits to.
Sevir04  +   3180d ago
nothin new
Atari was smart, this was planned anyways. because alone in the dark 5 is scheduled to released mid 07. the trailers from E306 pointed it out and both ps3 and xbox360 logos were shown. so this aint bad at all and was never a deviation from there plan. 2007 is year the console war truely begins. because a slew of triple A titles grace both ps3 and xbox360. especaily PS3. DMC4 RE5, UT07, Heavenly sword, Tekken 6, GTA4, GT5, FF13, AC, and Warhawk, MGS4, heavy rain. and naughtydogs ps3 title. man oh man!
THELANDSOFSAND  +   3180d ago
you won't have to wait for all of those
some of those are launch titles for 2006
andy capps  +   3179d ago
Both posts above are true. I voted lame, but probably shouldn't have voted at all because I don't really care about Atari, I can't think of any of their games that I'm excited for, other than Alone in the Dark 5, and as an above poster mentioned, that's already scheduled for mid 2007 so it doesn't really matter.
Sevir04  +   3180d ago
and lets not forget
Killzone, and the new socom and wipeout. just cant wait! but we'll know everything come this TGS06.
GamerX2  +   3180d ago
Killzone, and the new socom and wipeout. just cant wait!
And Wait,And Wait,And Wait,And Wait,And Wait,And Wait,And Wait,..
Bill Gates  +   3179d ago
fools
Learn to understand you pathetic fools will take any news and just completly twist it around to accommodate your pathetic lives. You just have to come to terms and quit your hating and welcome Chang3.
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ACE  +   3179d ago
HMMMM
ANOTHER COMPANY HOLDING BACK ON FONY STATION 3 HMMMMM WHO'S NEXT?

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