AtGames ® and TAITO Corporation Announce a Partnership to Create Original Virtual Pinball Tables Based on Legendary Classic Arcade Video Game Properties to Be Available Exclusively on the AtGames Legends Arcade Platform
LOS ANGELES, September 28, 2020 (Newswire.com) - AtGames ®, a leader in interactive entertainment products, today announced that classic TAITO arcade properties will be featured in new virtual pinball tables for the AtGames Legends Arcade Family of products running on the Legends Arcade Platform.
The TAITO arcade properties that will be developed into exciting new original virtual pinball tables exclusively for play on Legends Arcade Platform products like the Legends Ultimate, Legends Gamer, and Legends Pinball include Arkanoid, Bubble Bobble, Elevator Action, Chack’n Pop, Darius, Front Line, Operation Wolf, Rainbow Islands, Rastan Saga, Space Invaders, The Legend of Kage, and Zoo Keeper.
“These beloved TAITO arcade properties, with their iconic characters and play mechanics, make perfect candidates for fun, new original virtual pinball table creations,” says Dr. Ping-Kang Hsiung, CEO of AtGames. “We look forward to working with TAITO on making these virtual pinball tables as memorable as their iconic inspirations.”
This new initiative builds on the previous partnership between the two companies to make TAITO’s extensive library of classic arcade video games available on a range of exciting new home arcade products, complete with authentic gameplay, video, and sound. The first such products to feature TAITO’s arcade classics are the Legends Ultimate full-size home arcade and Legends Gamer wireless tabletop arcades.
“We look forward to continuing the partnership with AtGames on this fun new line of virtual pinball tables,” says Tetsu Yamada, president and representative director of TAITO Corporation. “Our classic arcade properties will continue to be a showcase on the company’s popular home arcade and pinball hardware platforms.”
The new virtual pinball tables based on iconic TAITO arcade properties are expected to start to appear on AtGames Legends Arcade Family products in early 2021.
AtGames (http://www.atgames.net) is a leader in innovative consumer-oriented interactive entertainment products. The company leverages the latest technology to develop and publish its best-selling classic video game products for worldwide distribution. AtGames is based in Los Angeles, with international offices in Taipei and Shenzhen.
TAITO Corporation (TAITO) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. With headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, TAITO operates core businesses such as game arcade operations, coin-operated game machines, and mobile phone content services. A seminal part of gaming history, TAITO caused a worldwide sensation with its arcade legend, SPACE INVADERS, and developed such fan favorites as PUZZLE BOBBLE (BUST-A-MOVE) and ARKANOID. Today, TAITO continues to thrill game lovers of all generations by offering both classic and new family-oriented titles on the latest gaming platforms. TAITO delivers a wide range of entertainment experiences with the goal of providing consumers with fresh surprises and new discoveries.
More information on TAITO can be found on the Internet at https://www.taito.co.jp/en.