Atari’s latest attempt at milking nostalgia is a ‘Pong’ RPG

Atari is trying themed hotels, retro consoles and other efforts to reel in nostalgic gamers, but its latest may be its oddest yet: turn Pong into a one-of-a-kind role-playing game. It’s developing a Pong Quest game that has you guiding a heroic paddle through dungeons based on (what else?) Atari games like Asteroids and Centipede in a campaign to save Pong World. You’ll fight in “RPG-esque” battles wielding customized Pong balls and adorning your paddle in clothing and other gear.

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