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Joust
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My Favourite Atari 2600 title

9 years, 9 months ago at Dec 13 19:01
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This, along with Pitfall, was my favourite Atari 2600 title. What made this game so great at its time was its gameplay - so original and addictive. In fact, the original Mario Bros arcade was heavily influenced by Joust (a polite way of saying it was a Joust rip-off). All Nintendo did was replace the jousters with the mario brothers, the pterodactyls with koopas, and instead of flying around, t... read more
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Description: The player takes the role of a knight with a lance, mounted on either an ostrich (player 1) or a stork (player 2), battling waves of computer-controlled enemy knights. The enemy knights have three different speed and agility levels and are mounted on giant buzzards. The game screen is static; its only features are five platforms hanging in mid-air (some wrapping around the screen), the ground, and a pit of lava below. The game's incredibly simple controls are a factor in its wide appeal. A joystick moves left and right, and a "Flap" button flaps the mount's wings once. Pressing "Flap" in rapid succession w ... (more)
Manufacturer: GameEpidemic.com
Release date: 31 December 1982
EAN: 0077000501912 UPC: 077000501912
Tags: Action (1), Atari 2600 (1), Arcade Port (1), Classic (1), 2D Platformer (1)
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