By Walter P / March 31st, 2020
Set for a release this Spring, PONG Quest will be offering an RPG take on the classic title. The game will feature areas that take inspiration from other Atari classics such as Asteroids and Centipede. You can take a look at the game’s press release and trailer below.
NEW YORK, NY (MARCH 31, 2020) – Atari® — one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and interactive entertainment producers — and developer Chequered Ink, announced today that PONG Quest™, a humorous new RPG reimagining of the flagship arcade classic PONG®, is coming soon to Windows PC via Steam, Nintendo Switch™, Xbox One, and PlayStation®4.
It’s PONG like you’ve never thought it could be! 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!
“PONG as an RPG is something completely unexpected, but wonderful in execution,” said Atari COO Jean-Marcel Nicolai. “We are thrilled to bring PONG Quest to life to honor the classic IP and bring the beloved gameplay to a new generation of players and RPG fans. Atari has a rich portfolio of titles and exploring new ways to breathe new life into those franchises yields exciting results.”
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.
PONG-ready players can paddle their way into the fun of PONG Quest when it launches digitally on Windows PC via Steam, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PlayStation®4. PONG Quest will be available for $14.99 USD this spring.
SOURCE: Press Release