Atari Redesigns Pong for its 40th Anniversary

Atari has challenged developers to re-imagine the classic video game Pong for iOS devices. The winner of the Indie Developers Challenge will receive a full revenue-share publishing agreement and $50,000 for creating the next App Store "smash hit" for Atari. Runners-up will receive $37,500 for second place and $15,000 for third place. Atari plans to announce the winners on August 2nd.

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Atari announced the 15 semi-finalists via their official Facebook page. The video game maker also plans to hold other Pong events to commemorate the game's 40th anniversary. You can visit the official Pong Developers Challenge page for more info and contest rules.

Check out the semi-finalists' demo videos on Atari's YouTube page.

[via Masgable]