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Kool-Aid Man (Atari 2600)

Kool-Aid Man Atari 2600 Here comes the Kool-Aid Man!


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100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.

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Our Users Say

Category Description MobyScore
AI How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be 2.3
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 2.7
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 2.3
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 1.7
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 1.7
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed 2.0
Overall MobyScore (3 votes) 2.1

The Press Says

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Game Freaks 365
So, is this game worth purchasing? Well, yes, but you'd have to find it first. As a result of the way that this game was marketed, it is not one of the more common games on the system. That's not to say it's the rarest, but it's not the most common. Still, if you look hard enough, you should be able to find a copy, and when you do, you should pick it up because this game employs a creative concept that executes well even if it doesn't present well.
The Video Game Critic
The graphics are plain but colorful, and the left difficulty switch pauses the action. Kool-Aid Man is a shallow game, but sometimes less is more.
All Game Guide
In any case, Kool-Aid Man really isn't that much fun to play and it gets old quick. But that doesn't really matter - after all, this game serves its purpose well: it makes you thirsty for the fruity, fun flavor of Kool-Aid. I don't know about you, but I'm going to go mix up a gallon of the stuff right now. "Oh yeah!"
Defunct Games
People like to give more hate to Chase the Chuck Wagon, but, seriously, Kool-Aid Man is FAR worse. This "game" would have been garbage even if it was just a "proof of purchase" freebie, but the fact that Mattel tried to sell it in stores makes it even more abominable. It may be worthwhile for obsessive Atari 2600 collectors, but it is absolutely not at all worth your time. The Kool-Aid Man definitely wouldn't be saying, "Oh, Yeah!" to this colorful crap.