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Intellivision Lives! (PlayStation 2)

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Description

IntelliVision Lives! is a compilation of over sixty games that appeared on the IntelliVision game system in the early 1980's. You get over sixty games in several categories, and they are:

Combat and Sorcery
Armor Battle
Battle Tanks
Biplanes
B-17 Bomber
Hover Force
Sea Battle
Sub Hunt
Thunder Castle
Tower of Doom
Utopia

Unreleased Titles
Number Jumble
Space Cadet
Demo Cartridge (not a game, but a demo showcasing IntelliVision games)
Hypnotic Lights
Takeover
Magic Carousel

Space
Astrosmash
Space Armada (think Space Invaders)
Space Battle
Space Hawk
Space Spartans
Star Strike

Kids
Crosswords
Factor Fun
Frog Bog
Math Master
Memory Fun
Sharp Shot
Word Hunt
Word Rockets

Sports
Baseball (Baseball, World Championship Baseball)
Basketball (Basketball, Slam Dunk: Super Pro Basketball)
Bowling
Boxing
Football (Football, Super Pro Football)
Golf (Golf, Chip Shot: Super Pro Golf)
Hockey (Hockey, Slap Shot: Super Pro Hockey)
Racing (Auto Racing, Motocross, Stadium Mudbuggies)
Skiing (Skiing, Mountain Madness: Super Pro Skiing)
Soccer
Tennis
Track & Field (Super Pro Decathlon)
Volleyball (Spiker: Super Pro Volleyball)
Wrestling (Body Slam: Super Pro Wrestling)

Arcade
Bomb Squad
Buzz Bombers
Racing Cars
Night Stalker
Pinball
Shark! Shark!
SNAFU
Thin Ice
Vectron

Gaming and Strategy
Backgammon
Checkers
Horseracing
Las Vegas Poker & Blackjack
Reversi
Las Vegas Roulette
Royal Dealer

The game also features two video features; one is the history of the IntelliVision, and the other is a collection of interviews with various game programmers who worked with the IntelliVision. You can also unlock bonus commercials for the games (as shown originally in the eighties) by completing goals in certain games (like scoring 20,000 points in Space Armada).

Screenshots

Intellivision Lives! PlayStation 2 Every game has a set of menu options like this. The greyed out line is unlocked when the player beats the game. Such locked content is not available for all games
Intellivision Lives! PlayStation 2 One of the selling points of the Intellivision was that its graphics were better than the Atari. Hard to believe nowadays but true.
Intellivision Lives! PlayStation 2 Three different machines in Hal's Pizza Parlour. The power socket on the wall is a nice touch. The machine that the player will view by moving forward always sparkles like this
Intellivision Lives! PlayStation 2 The game's title screen

Alternate Titles

  • "Intellivision Lives" -- PlayStation 3 title

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User Reviews

It Has It's Moments, Yet There's Some Things Missing.... Guy Chapman (1744) 3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars
What a blast from the past! xofdre (70) 4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars

The Press Says

PGNx Media Dec 16, 2003 7.5 out of 10 75
GameZone Jan 24, 2004 7.4 out of 10 74
GamerDad Sep 20, 2004 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameSpot Feb 09, 2004 6.8 out of 10 68
IGN Dec 10, 2003 6 out of 10 60
Game Chronicles Dec 31, 2003 4.5 out of 10 45
Jeuxvideo.com Feb 18, 2005 9 out of 20 45
GameSpy Dec 21, 2003 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
The Video Game Critic Jul 19, 2005 D 25

Forums

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Which one is the RPG? 2 johnsonkid johnsonkid
May 30, 2011

Trivia

References

The Blue Sky Rangers that the game mentions refers to those who were the first to develop for the IntelliVision. The people behind the machine claimed the "sky was the limit", hence the name Blue Sky Rangers.

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Corn Popper (69754) added Intellivision Lives! (PlayStation 2) on Dec 27, 2003
Other platforms contributed by CrankyStorming (2724), skl (1140), gamewarrior (5065) and Parf (7317)