Great to see a brand-new Atari 2600 review!
VideoGameCritic wrote:I was very close to awarding this a D-, just because it's well programmed and pretty sophisticated.
But I think the memorization aspects really kept it from getting over the hump.
Yeah, I remember when I first discovered emulation and ROMs and spent some time playing through the oddities of the Atari 2600 library, Cathouse Blues was one of the better "erotic games". It at least had gameplay and a point. Knight on the Town was probably the other one that stuck out (no pun intended).
matmico399 wrote:On YouTube I just watched the video of Cathouse Blues. Lol that game is a trip. Interestingly there is no listing of it on atariage. Although Custer's Revenge is there.
sixam wrote:Atari Mania says this cartridge has two games on it, Cathouse Blues and Philly Flasher.
Cathouse Blues is also known as Gigolo, with the genders reversed.
And Philly Flasher is the gender-swapped version of the infamous Beat 'em and Eat 'em -- an Atari 2600 game that can't even be described
without going well beyond "sordid" and into "get the disturbed teenage boy who clearly designed this game some serious help
Philly Flasher is far less well known, but has the advantage that it could more easily be reviewed without needing to fumigate the site afterward! Then again I think it's pretty disturbing too, IIRC...