Atari’s Greatest Hits zooms in for Android

By Posted 6 Nov 2011, 15:20

Gaming is now a big business with mobile devices, especially since the growth of smartphone ownership took off. Many of us will be old enough to remember our first gaming experience to be back in the days of the old Atari 2600 console. Features of those classic games may not be up to today’s standards, but they are still fondly remembered and still enjoyed. Now we can tell you that Atari’s Greatest Hits zooms in for the Android platform.

Back in April we reported that the classic Atari games could be enjoyed by owners of iOS devices, and now finally it’s the turn of the Android platform to enjoy some retro classics. The app has proven to be highly successful on the iOS platform, and looks to break that with the availably for Android devices.

The application is free to install and with it gets you a free copy of the classic title Missile Command. You then have access to the catalog of 100 classic Atari games. There are packs that are available that contain four games costing $0.99/£0.63 per pack. If you want all 100 games this will cost you the discounted price of $9.99.

Some of the classic tiles include Asteroids, Pong, Battlezone, Centipede, Missile Command 2600, Super Breakout, Home Run, Tempest 2600, Air-Sea Battle – MP, Asteroids Deluxe, Red Baron, and many more. The app is available for handsets as well as tablets and will have you reminiscing for hours. Hit the Android Market to find out more and to download.

What was your favorite Atari game?