Rampage (Atari 2600) Review

I was really unsure of what to do here… My first exposure to Rampage was on the Atari 2600, it was one of the few games we as a family owned on the early console that I could actually play at my young age, and so I have extremely fond memories of it. Sadly it’s comparatively crap compared to the Arcade original, which I could just as easily have reviewed, but… I just wanted to get this version on my blog, it’s right up there with the very first games I ever played. So even though it won’t review well in 2020 (yes, probably worse than the film!) here is me looking at Rampage on the Atari 2600…

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Pac-Man (Atari 2600) Review


“Why aren’t you reviewing the original Arcade game?” I hear you cry. Well, much like a later game on this list, I chose this version so I can both talk about a memory of playing it when I was young, and so I can finally get a game on a console that currently has “Coming Soon” listed on its blog page… So, yeah, Pac-Man! He’s gaming’s first icon, and I was thrilled to see him arrive in Smash Wii U and face off with Mario and Sonic, but Pac-Man Atari 2600? Yeah… it’s, retrospectively, not very good…

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