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Infogrames Revives Atari Brand For Two New Games

Infogrames, Inc. is bringing back Atari for the holidays. Now available, MXRIDER and SPLASHDOWN for Sony PlayStation2 are the first games to launch under the new Atari banner. Infogrames recently launched both MXRIDER and SPLASHDOWN globally, releasing the games to an estimated 15,000 retail outlets in the U.S. and 23,800 outlets internationally. MXRIDER is a motocross racing game featuring authentic motorbike speed and action with over 50 licensed Motocross World Championship riders in all three motorbike classes (125cc, 250cc and 500 cc). SPLASHDOWN is an advanced personal watercraft racing game developed by Rainbow Studios featuring licensed Sea-Doo watercraft. The title takes full advantage of the groundbreaking power of the PlayStation 2 to render advanced aquatic effects like dynamic wakes, rolling waves and turbulence. Both MXRIDER and SPLASHDOWN have a suggested retail price of $49.95.