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2449375 No.2449375 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Is it really that bad?

>> No.2449385

as a game? not really. as a game based on a movie? terrible and disappointing

>> No.2449386

>>2449375
I've seen gameplay of it. I've found most Atari games of that era completely dull and meandering.

If you're intrigued, get a ROM.

>> No.2449435

>>2449386
This

It's about the same as any other Atari game. There were far worse games on Atari.

I always considered it more of a disappointment than a failure. People expected it to be something incredible with all of the hype.

No, the worst game of all time has to be a title appointed to a game that absolutely fails on every level like Bubsy 3D or Superman 64.

>> No.2449448

It's a C-.

As an adventure game from 1982, it's not bad. Even ambitious for a 2600 game. It's just way too short. ET expects you to treat it like an arcade game, where you play the game over and over again trying to get a higher score.

>> No.2449452

>>2449375
all atari games that are not a maze or a shooter are terrible

>> No.2449459

>>2449386
>>2449452
> I don't read manuals, nor even for 2nd Gen games because fuck reading

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>>2449452

It depends on the studio. Activision was GOAT, Atari was all over the place, Imagic games looked pretty but were just okay, 20th Century Fox was mostly bad and stay the fuck away from Mystique.

>> No.2449471

>>2449459
Who are you quoting?

>> No.2449480

>>2449375
No, I think it's not half bad for atari.

>> No.2449501

>>2449471
You, Faggot. Both of you obviously fail to read the manuals.

>> No.2449573

>>2449501
>calling people faggots over 30 year old video games

Tough guy, eh?

>> No.2449574

>>2449573

Who are you quoting?

>> No.2449602

What are some cool 2600 games? I enjoyed Breakout, Berzerk and Defender

>> No.2449607

>>2449602
Kaboom

All day err day

>> No.2449665

yes it was fucking retarded
not that I played it or owned this stupid console

>> No.2450809

>>2449602
Warlords, River Raid, Sea Quest, Phoenix, Spider Fighter, Pitfall 1&2, Chopper Command

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>>2449602
Defender 2 > Defender

Sometimes labelled "Stargate", you should prefer this over the first one.

Also: Dolphin, Spiderman, HERO, Star Wars Arcade, Starmaster, Asteroids, Space Invaders, Demon Attack, Kangaroo, Yars Revenge, Frostbite, etcetera

>> No.2450849

>>2449375
Yes but ever since AVGN mentioned it you're gonna get a flood of contrarians telling you otherwise. Same applies to Simon's Quest and Castlevania IV being the best in the series.

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2450857

Most 2600 games were pretty terrible to begin with. Yes E.T. was bad. You have 100% freedom to download and check it out for yourself.

>> No.2450860

ARE YOU QUESTIONING OUR FUCKING SANITY?!?!?!

>> No.2450862

>>2449602
Turmoil, it's a lightning fast shooting game that plays like an inside-out Tempest.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKrPbVaZhWw

>> No.2450881

Does anyone remember a car game where you had to match up the front end shapes with falling pieces?

>> No.2451536

>>2450881
You sound like you do.

It sounds awkward though.

>> No.2451545

>>2449573
Is this your first day on 4chan?
Get used to the word faggot, you faggot.

>> No.2453446

>>2450849
>you're not allowed to like Castlevania 2, my favorite internet celebrity said so!
Oh, okay.

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2453664

>everyone judges the 2600 from Pac-Man and ET

The Ms. Pac-Man port is good! Honest! It even lets you change the number of ghosts! That's a neat feature, right? ;_;

>> No.2453668

>>2449602
Demon Attack, Atlantis, H.E.R.O, Yar's Revenge

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Reposting 2600 GIFs

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>>2453703

I'd rather type in a captcha than click pictures of sushi.

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>> No.2453851

>>2449375
There are legends its so bad, it drove Atari playtesters to suicide...or was it murder to hide the epic awfulness of the game?

You decide.

>> No.2457058

>>2453686

This was gorgeous for the time.

>> No.2457250

>>2453707
gravitar was my favorite arcade port
the physics seemed the same but the planets n shit were filled in and I didn't suck dick at the port version

>> No.2457280

>>2453664
I've always been curious - is there a reason they couldn't do dots?

>> No.2457294

>>2457280
You do NOT want to know how the graphics on the 2600 are programmed. It's just a very long string of convoluted workarounds.

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