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Zynga Breaks Out a Revamped Classic from Atari

Atari’s “Breakout” needs 50 cc of adorable bunnies, stat. The classic arcade game is getting a new life and a heavy dose of cuteness in Zynga’s just-released Super Bunny Breakout for iOS. It’s the first time the companies have worked together, and arguably the most high-profile partnership since Zynga started publishing third-party games earlier this year. Atari CEO Jim Wilson said that (like Zynga) Atari is making a major push into mobile, and has more games in development based on their existing catalog. However, he adds, the companies have not yet set in stone whether Zynga will be the publisher of those titles.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work