Atari Acquires Awesomenauts, Swords & Soldiers from Ronimo Games
NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Atari® — one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and interactive entertainment producers — announced today the acquisition of multiple titles from Ronimo Games including Awesomenauts and Swords & Soldiers. The purchase includes the games, trademarks, and the underlying property.
“The team at Ronimo developed a well-deserved reputation for character and game design,” said Atari CEO Wade Rosen. “We’re excited about the potential for these titles.”
Awesomenauts is a character-driven multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) first released in 2012. Praised for both its creativity and accessibility, Awesomenauts gained a following on PlayStation, Xbox, and Steam.
The 2D side-scrolling Swords & Soldiers earned an 84 rating on Metacritic and multiple awards when it was released in 2019, including an Editor’s Choice award from IGN. Swords & Soldiers was released on PC, PlayStation 3, Nintendo 3Ds, Will, Will U, Nintendo Switch, and mobile platforms. A 2015 sequel, Swords & Soldiers II Shawarmageddon, was released on Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PC.
Atari is an interactive entertainment company and an iconic gaming industry 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 unique 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.
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