By Walter P / April 21st, 2020
Today PONG Quest is now out on PC and will be coming to consoles at a later date this Spring. The game will be discounted 20% until April 28. You can take a look at the game’s press release below.
NEW YORK, NY (APRIL 21, 2020 – Atari® — One of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and interactive entertainment producers — and developer Chequered Ink, announced today the Windows PC launch of PONG Quest™, a new RPG adventure game inspired by the flagship arcade classic. Available now on Steam with a limited-time 20% discount, and soon to launch on consoles, PONG Quest takes players on a one-of-a-kind yet perfectly nostalgic PONG®-inspired roleplaying adventure featuring immersive customization options, dozens of specialized power-ups, and pong paddle-fueled multiplayer action.
It’s PONG like you’ve never imagined! Immerse yourself in a whole new world of PONG-inspired fun where you’ll adventure as a brave young paddle traversing a variety of treacherous dungeons, all loosely based on classic Atari hits, including Asteroids®, Centipede®, and more. Your journey will dictate the fate of PONG World as you reveal the mysteries of…the Spooky Door!
“Since the announcement, the response to PONG Quest has been immensely positive,” said Atari COO Jean-Marcel Nicolai. “This twist on the seminal classic is for both lifelong Atari fans familiar with the original and a new generation of players that will enjoy the surprisingly dynamic gameplay. We’re excited to get this title into the hands of players who are up to the challenge of saving PONG World!”
In PONG Quest, you’ll explore a fantasy world as you encounter a variety of paddle opponents in energetic, RPG-esque battles! Special unlockable PONG balls add new depths and strategy to the classic gameplay putting a fresh and modern spin on the original.
Classic, competitive, and online battle modes round out the fun, complementing a fantastical story-mode — it’s PONG like you’ve never seen it before, but everything you love about it!
Additional Key Features Include:
- Paddle Customization: Design and personalize your own Paddle avatar with fun clothing, accessories, and more.
- Powerups Galore: Over 50 specialized PONG balls, each with their own unique attributes, grant players the ability to make their bounce-backs fiercer than ever.
- PONG for All: Engage in multiplayer mayhem with up to three other players, each with the ability to use specialized PONG balls, creating unpredictable twists and immeasurable fun.
SOURCE: Press Release