Next Gaming, LLC recently announced its acquisition of additional licenses from Atari for Missile Command and Tempest.
“Atari has been a pleasure to work with in creating and designing the iconic game Asteroids," said Mike Darley, CEO of Next Gaming. "To add Missile Command and Tempest, both highly recognizable games, to our skill-based gaming portfolio is significant.” Both the arcade game Asteroids and Tempest are featured in Ernest Cline’s book Ready Player One and play a part in Steven Spielberg’s new blockbuster movie of the same name.
“We couldn’t be more pleased with the game design and authenticity that Next Gaming has created with Asteroids," said Fred Chesnais, CEO of Atari said, . "Our team is looking forward to seeing Missile Command and Tempest come to life.”