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DescriptionStar Wars: The Empire Strikes Back recreates a scene from the movie of the same name. You are on the icy planet of Hoth, and Imperial Walkers are closing in on the rebel power generator. As the pilot of a snowspeeder, you need to take out as many of the walkers as you can. The walkers are heavily armoured, and it will take a lot of fire power to destroy one! The game is played on a large, scrolling screen with a radar screen at the bottom to help keep track of where the enemy is located. If a walker reaches the power generator, or you run out of snowspeeders the game is over. Good luck, and may the force be with you!
- "The Empire Strikes Back" -- In-game title
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|Forever A Star Wars Classic.||Guy Chapman (1746)|
The Press Says
|The Video Game Critic||May 05, 2005||A-||91|
|Digital Press - Classic Video Games||Sep 25, 2004||9 out of 10||90|
|The Atari Times||May 29, 2002||85 out of 100||85|
|Atari HQ||2002||8 out of 10||80|
|Game Freaks 365||2000||5.3 out of 10||53|
|Tilt||Jan, 1983||3 out of 6||50|
|TeleMatch||Mar, 1983||4 out of 6||40|
|Topic||# Posts||Last Post|
|Fun.. a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away||1||Mindless Automaton
Nov 22, 2012
TriviaStar Wars: The Empire Strikes Back holds the Guinness World Record for being the first Star Wars game.
Related Web Sites
- Video review of Star Wars games (WARNING: Language) -- The Angry Video Game Nerd, James Rolfe, reviews various Stars Wars-based games, including Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back on Atari 2600.
Servo (55911) added Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (Atari 2600) on May 14, 2003
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