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Circus Atari

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Arcade
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Atari 2600
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3.3

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Boing Boing. Bounce your clown and pop balloons. Atari 2600 gametrader (229)

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Atari 2600 14 3.3
Combined MobyScore 14 3.3


The Press Says

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90
Atari 2600Atari HQ
Nevertheless, Circus Atari is a favorite of mine, and is a refreshing change from Breakout and not merely a slight rehash. There's enough here to satisfy any ball-and-paddle fanatic, and reason enough to get a real Atari to play it on (since an emulator can't exactly replicate the controllers, can they?)
75
Atari 2600The Atari Times
Plus it never gets old watching a clown bite the dust. This has got to be THE only game that I can think of on any platform where I don't get mad whenever I lose a life. :)
75
Atari 2600The Video Game Critic
The balloons are just rows of moving squares, but the tiny, square-headed clowns look funny, especially when they splatter on the ground, legs still kicking.
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Atari 2600Game Freaks 365
Overall, this game is a reasonably good alternative to Breakout or Super Breakout if you want something just a little different. Like Breakout and Super Breakout, this game requires a paddle controller, which might be a turnoff to a few, but it should not be a big deal to most fans of the Atari 2600. It also has enough different game modes to last a while. The game is quite common as well, so it should not be hard or expensive to find. Despite it being a clone, you could do far worse than to add this game to your collection.