Atari arcade classics return as IRL board games


Atari’s quirky comeback continues. First, it was a slick-looking wearable. Now? Board games.

The brand behind some of the earliest video game hits has partnered up with IDW Games on a series of upcoming releases based on Atari classics. First up is a Centipede board game, coming in fall 2017, followed by tabletop versions of Asteroids and Missile Command.

In a twist that should be welcome news to board game fans, the creation of IDW’s Atari titles will be led by Jon Gilmour. He was the co-designer of the popular zombie survival game, Dead of Winter. …

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