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Battlezone, Star Control & More Atari IP Sold: Chris Taylor and Total Annihilation Reunited

Develop points the way to some court documents revealing the disposition of more Atari IP, following a big auction in May and the sale of a couple of other properties last month by the bankrupt publisher. Word is Rebellion placed successful bids on the Battlezone and Moonbase Commander franchises, Stardock Systems will acquire the rights to strategy classic Star Control, while Wargaming is now owner of Master of Orion and Total Annihilation. That last acquisition seems especially noteworthy since Wargaming also recently aquired Gas Powered Games, which means the Total Annihilation property is now reunited with GPG's Chris Taylor, who created the RTS series back in the CaveDog days.

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15. Re: Battlezone, Star Control & More Atari IP Sold: Chris Taylor and Total Annihilation Reunited Jul 22, 2013, 14:08 DangerDog
 
I would be down for an HD tuned stand alone version of Total Annihilation, I know you can run the original at crazy resolutions but it still looks sort of scrappy with the textures and stuff. Supreme Commander should have been that game but it feels like it lacks the clean simplicity of the original.

Unfortunately they'll probably try to release a new game that's micro-transaction based and geared towards fast pace e-sports.
 
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