Opcode Games Signs Exclusive Distribution Agreement With AtariAge
MILFORD, Feb. 25, 2016 – Opcode Games today announced that Opcode Games and AtariAge entered into an exclusive distribution agreement under which AtariAge is entitled to distribute Opcode Games games and hardware worldwide starting March 2016.
Under the terms of the agreement, AtariAge will be the exclusive worldwide distributor for the ColecoVision line of games and hardware from Opcode Games, including the Super Game Module and such games as Lady Bug Arcade, Pac-Man Collection SGM and Gradius. As a result, Opcode customers looking for the latest ColecoVision releases will now enjoy an easier and more seamless experience when shopping from the AtariAge Store. AtariAge customers, on the other hand, will benefit from the convenience of shopping for their favorite platforms from a single source.
“Opcode Games is committed to producing the best ColecoVision games and hardware, while AtariAge is the leading online provider of games and accessories for Atari-era consoles,” said Eduardo Mello, president and co-owner of Opcode Games. “By leveraging AtariAge infrastructure and experience in selling homebrew games, we can now offer our customers an even smoother experience, while at the same time allowing us to concentrate on what we do best, creating games.”
The first two ColecoVision titles from Opcode Games available at AtariAge Store will be Penguin Adventure and Gradius.
About Opcode Games
Opcode Games is a leading developer and publisher of ColecoVision games and hardware. Since its first game, Space Invaders Collection released in 2003, Opcode Games has helped set the standards for homebrew releases, being one of the first publishers in retrogaming to offer a complete packaging with its games. After a hiatus of 3 years, Opcode Games is now preparing for a busy 2016, with 6 high quality games planned and a new version of its highly popular Super Game Module.
AtariAge was established in 2001 as the successor to the popular Atari 2600 Nexus, with a goal of maintaining an archive of Atari-related information and providing fans of classic gaming a home to talk about their favorite hobby. AtariAge features a games database for Atari's game consoles, a store encompassing over one hundred unique homebrew games, and an extremely active community forum covering discussion of many classic gaming consoles and computers. The AtariAge Forums are a hotbed for new homebrew development for many consoles and computer systems, including those from Atari as well as the Intellivision, ColecoVision, and TI-99/4A computers. AtariAge is a respected publisher of high-quality homebrew games, releasing over ten new titles in 2015, and several new titles are planned for release in 2016.