Atari Jaguar Grabs Top Awards at CES (Jan.14,1994)

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Date: 02/20/94-12:32:08 PM Z

From: xx004@cleveland.Freenet.Edu (Atari SIG)
Subject: Atari Jaguar Grabs Top Awards at CES (Jan.14,1994)
Date: Sun Feb 20 12:32:08 1994

                            SILICON TIMES REPORT
   January 14, 1994                                             No. 1003

                ** Atari Jaguar Grabs Top Awards at CES **

    Atari Corp. announced this week that the Atari Jaguar 64-bit inter-
 active multimedia game system has been named the industry's "Best New
 Game System" (VideoGames Magazine), "Best New Hardware System" (Game
 Informer) and "1993 Technical Achievement of the Year" (DieHard GameFan).
 The awards were presented last week at the Winter Consumer Electronics
 Show in Las Vegas. In addition, VideoGames Magazine selected a Jaguar
 advertisement as "1993's Best Print Ad" and Electronic Games voted
 Jaguar's newest software title, "Tempest 2000," the "Best Game of the

    "We are excited the industry's premier publications have recognized
 Jaguar," said Sam Tramiel, president of Atari. "We developed Jaguar's
 64-bit technology to raise the standard for game system performance,
 making Jaguar the most powerful, affordable system on the market. It is
 an honor to know that the leading trade magazines and their readers
 recognize our efforts."

    "We created the 'Best New Game System' award specifically for
 Jaguar," said Chris Gore, editor of VideoGames Magazine. "Atari
 developed a new game system with innovative hardware and software that
 delivers a performance level currently not available in the market at a
 price people can afford. It eclipses 3DO as the best bang for your

    On Game Informer's decision to vote Jaguar "Best New Hardware
 System," Editor Andy McNamara said, "With enough raw processing power to
 take out the big boys, Atari has a winner on its hands. Of course, it
 will need great software, but if games like the pack-in Cybermorph set
 the standard, Atari is definitely on its way."

    Atari Corp. manufactures and markets 64-bit interactive multimedia
 entertainment systems, video games and personal computers for the home,
 office and educational marketplaces. The Sunnyvale-based company
 manufactures the Jaguar products in the United States.

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