Atari and ARVORE Set to Launch Nostalgic VR Adventure Pixel Ripped 1978 on June 15

Step into a Retro Gaming Universe and Join Bug on an Epic Quest to Save Atari's Legacy Prepare to embark on a thrilling virtual reality ...

Step into a Retro Gaming Universe and Join Bug on an Epic Quest to Save Atari's Legacy

Prepare to embark on a thrilling virtual reality (VR) journey that takes you back to the birth of gaming with Pixel Ripped 1978. Atari, in collaboration with renowned developer ARVORE, is delighted to announce that their nostalgia-infused VR adventure has officially gone gold and is scheduled for release on June 15, 2023. The highly anticipated game will be available on PS VR2, Meta Quest 2, and Steam VR, providing an immersive experience for gamers across various platforms.

Pixel Ripped 1978, developed by the award-winning VR studio ARVORE, was recently recognized as a finalist at the prestigious 2023 Tribeca Immersive event. Set in an alternate universe of the 1970s, the game explores a time when the video game revolution was on the brink of explosion, with Atari at the forefront. Players assume the role of Bug, an early Atari game designer and programmer, who possesses a unique ability to enter the games she creates to fix bugs and glitches from within.

Bug's seemingly cool job at Atari takes an unexpected turn when her current project, Pixel Ripped, falls victim to a hacking incident. The result? Classic Atari characters transformed into formidable adversaries. Determined to salvage her creation, Bug teams up with her own superhero creation, Dot, to wage an internal battle against the evil forces that have infiltrated the game, all while attempting to finally launch it.

With its charming Atari-inspired aesthetics and innovative gameplay mechanics, Pixel Ripped 1978 harkens back to the very origins of gaming. The game pays homage to Atari's pivotal role in igniting a multi-billion dollar industry. As players traverse dimensions, they will encounter friendly faces, uncover surprising easter eggs, and revisit the rich and colorful history of gaming.

Key Features of Pixel Ripped 1978 include:

  • Back to the Past, from the Future!: Immerse yourself in the past and unravel Atari's rich history with numerous multi-layered easter eggs and nods to the early gaming era.

  • Where No Man Has Gone Before: Hear the untold stories of Atari's early days come to life as you explore an authentic recreation of the legendary Sunnyvale Atari studio. Leave with unforgettable tales of the pioneers of gaming.

  • Pure Authenticity: Experience an adventure brimming with friendly faces, iconic characters, and retro games from Atari's extensive library of classics and rare treasures.

Mark your calendars for June 15, 2023, when Pixel Ripped 1978 will launch on PC, PlayStation 5, PS VR2, and Meta Quest 2. 


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