Atari's winter line-up of mobile titles includes the first iOS ports of amusement park building simulation RollerCoaster Tycoon and Dungeons and Dragons, the company announced today.
Dungeons and Dragons: Warbands will be available in December for $2.99 on iPad, and Steam, Facebook and Android versions are in the works. This the first official Dungeons and Dragons title for iOS and offers both a single-player campaign and opportunities to battle other players over a network connection. Players join one of four factions in the Forgotten Realms and build powerful armies from scratch, using hundreds of different units at their disposal.
Two games will be released for free on iOS in November, Outlaw and a large update for Centipede: Origins. Outlaw, originally published for the Atari 2600, sets players in the shoes of a wild west gunslinger. Centipede, a riff on the classic 1980s Atari and Arcade series, now has new weapons, items, maps, and a new mode for challenging other players.
Later this year Atari Casino will be free-to-play on iOS, offering players a number of arcade and casino mini-games to participate in.
RollerCoaster Tycoon is scheduled to hit iOS and Android in early 2013, and includes the Roller Coaster Editor and park-building tools from the popular PC series.Players on the iOS version will be able to share their coaster designs with friends,
Atari is also publishing Deer Hunter Online on Facebook next month, a social version of the classic deer-hunting series.
"We've spent this year focused on developing mobile games based on some of Atari's most iconic and enduring franchises," said Atari CEO Jim Wilson in a press release. "Our upcoming lineup should make clear Atari's strategy to work with the strengths of our key franchises and offer our expanding global audience of mobile gamers a collection of accessible and fun consumer experiences.
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