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Atari and Arvore have teamed up to make Pixel Ripped 1978, a nostalgic digital actuality video game for a wide variety of platforms.
The recreation is the third installment in the well-known series from VR developer Arvore. Declared at GDC 2023, Pixel Ripped 1978 is a nostalgia-inducing working experience showcasing the era of Atari gaming working with modern immersive technological know-how.
Pixel Ripped 1978 launches on Laptop, PS VR2, Meta Quest 2, and PlayStation 5 this summer time.
In Pixel Ripped 1978, players will experience the blossoming video clip match business throughout the golden age of home leisure. By way of the eyes of the game’s protagonist, Bug, players will journey among dimensions as they perform video games inside of online games a multi-layered journey full of retro classics, unreleased gems, and undiscovered easter eggs.
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“Pixel Ripped 1978 is an exciting blend of old and new, presented with the latest advancements in VR technology, it ushers in something totally new for Atari,” said Atari CEO Wade Rosen, in a statement. “Working with such an experienced VR studio as Arvore has been a joy, and we’re confident that Pixel Ripped 1978 will be appreciated by the fans of Pixel Ripped and introduce the franchise to the broader Atari community.”
The collaboration with Atari means even more retro gaming goodness, as players will even be able to explore the old Atari headquarters in Sunnyvale, California.
The companies say it will ooze classic arcade charm and boast innovative mechanics sure to delight VR enthusiasts. Pixel Ripped 1978 calls back to the very genesis of gaming — a rich, colorful history where Atari takes center stage as the company that would ignite a multi-billion dollar industry.
“We have always paid homage to our favorite games from the past in this series, but now in Pixel Ripped 1978, thanks to our partnership with Atari, we can actually reference the fantastic games and consoles from that era,” said Arvore CEO Ricardo Justus, in a statement. “I’m incredibly proud of what the team is creating and can’t wait to have fans and newcomers to the series alike be able to play it!”
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