Journey to the Planets (Atari 8-bit)

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In Journey to the Planets, you play a spacefarer who must find a way to return to his home planet. To do this, you need to collect various treasures from several unexplored worlds. Sometimes you will need to shoot your way to a particular treasure; other times, you will need to solve a set of puzzles to reach your goal. Once you recover all the treasures, you must pilot your starship through uncharted space with a limited amount of fuel and find your home planet.

The 1983 cartridge release features a different soundtrack and tones down some of the more difficult puzzles.


Journey to the Planets Atari 8-bit Wow, an example of High Classical architecture in an early-80s action/adventure game!
Journey to the Planets Atari 8-bit Wait, it recharges your energy reserves by blasting you in the head with white stuff. Man what?
Journey to the Planets Atari 8-bit ...and some have different gravity values; in this case, the planet's gravitational field is reversed!
Journey to the Planets Atari 8-bit ...and head out into the greater solar system.

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The Video Game Critic Jan 25, 2008 D+ 33


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Jeremy Johnson (769) added Journey to the Planets (Atari 8-bit) on Nov 22, 2007