Missing Atari 2600 Reviews?

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Missing Atari 2600 Reviews?

Postby VideoGameCritic » March 21st, 2014, 5:40 pm

I'm kind of glad this thread was resurrected.  It reminded me about a lot of games I still need to review!

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Missing Atari 2600 Reviews?

Postby Noah981 » June 7th, 2014, 3:30 pm

I'd be interested in reading reviews for these two 2600 games: Cosmic Commuter and Subterranea

I was surprised to see that there were Imagic and Activision games that hadn't been reviewed!

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Missing Atari 2600 Reviews?

Postby Crash_Corrigan1 » March 15th, 2015, 3:59 pm

Yeah, Cosmic Commuter is rather conspicuously absent. . . I'd like to put my bid in for those two, recently resurrected, previously "unknown" games Red Sea Crossing and Extra-Terrestrials; would be interested to see your take on those. Xenophobe and Ikari Warriors are also both big omissions. Gauntlet would also be a good one. 

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Missing Atari 2600 Reviews?

Postby goldenband1 » March 15th, 2015, 4:53 pm

My "vote" would be for the missing Avalon Hill games -- especially Death Trap, an unusual and challenging game that's sort of like the Phoenix boss battle but in reverse.

It's also one of the few Atari 2600 games that can be beaten, though mastering it on Hard is no easy task.

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Missing Atari 2600 Reviews?

Postby Crash_Corrigan1 » March 15th, 2015, 9:29 pm

Oh and Mines Of Minos by CommaVid is another absent game; that'd be a good one too! 

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Missing Atari 2600 Reviews?

Postby VideoGameCritic » March 16th, 2015, 8:13 am

Thanks for the suggestions guys.  Armed with my trusty Harmony Cart I should be able to review all of these soon!

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Missing Atari 2600 Reviews?

Postby Crash_Corrigan1 » March 18th, 2015, 1:33 am

OK, Wizard, a completed 2k prototype would be a good one, as would Ikari Warriors and Ewok Adventure! just to reiterate and throw in a few new ones! love to see your take on some of these!


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Missing Atari 2600 Reviews?

Postby Crash_Corrigan1 » March 30th, 2015, 11:21 pm

Oh and Time Warp from Zellers. Anybody know if this was actually an original title from them or was this some PAL game or something? decent game and pretty tough! 

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Re: Missing Atari 2600 Reviews?

Postby scotland » April 16th, 2015, 8:21 pm

A few oddities I've come across for your Harmony cart. I think two of these had commercial releases.

A-Team: The recent Flashbacks have released Saboteur. This games seems to be the same thing, with an A-Team twist. I love it when a Hack comes together, I guess. I think it was a prototype that died in the Crash, but supposedly there are ROMS out there. Seriously, considering the A-Team's iconic music, can someone hack that in?

Sneek n Peek - A crude looking hide and seek game. Looks like it stars those boxers from Activision. Apparently someone did an NES homebrew version. Well, if you are going to remake a game, remake the bad ones.

I Want my Mommy: Some guy in yellow parachute pants climbing up toward a giant apple? MC Hammer having a fever dream? The cover art is fantastic though. Is that Teddy Ruxpin on a honey bender?
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Re: Missing Atari 2600 Reviews?

Postby VideoGameCritic » May 16th, 2015, 7:32 pm

Time to fill in some holes in my Atari 2600 reviews.

I just downloaded the following ROMs to my harmony cart:
Deathtrap
Mines of Minos
Bobby is Going Home
I Want My Mommy
Ewok Adventure
Timewarp
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