DescriptionDeath Star Battle is loosely based on the events of the film Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. Your task is to destroy the Death Star before its construction is finished. You start the task outside the shield perimeter of the Death Star. There you'll have to combat different imperial vessels and avoid the death ray while waiting for an opportunity to slip through one of the random openings in the energy shield. After reaching the Death Star you must reduce its structure up to the point where you can hit the core. In the following destruction of the station you must avoid collision with Death Star debris.
After completion the game will restart with increased difficulty (faster enemies, faster Death Star build up, etc). Overall difficulty can also be adjusted before starting the game.
Part of the Following Groups
|The ancestor of modern day Jedi Knights!||Atari 2600||Indra is here (19781)|
|Excellent 2600 sound and great graphics, the best of the first star war games||Atari 2600||Todd Marshall (8)|
The Press Says
|TeleMatch||Atari 2600||Nov, 1983||1 out of 6||100|
|Digital Press - Classic Video Games||Atari 2600||Oct 31, 2004||8 out of 10||80|
|Electric Playground||Atari 2600||Mar 12, 1997||5 out of 10||50|
|The Video Game Critic||Atari 2600||May 05, 2005||D||25|
|The Video Game Critic||Atari 8-bit||May 16, 2008||F||0|
|The Video Game Critic||Atari 5200||May 13, 2005||F||0|
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TriviaShips involved in this game are:
==Rebel Alliance== - Millenium Falcon, the (YT-1300 Corellian freighter).
==Imperial Forces== - Tie Interceptor - Imperial Lambda-Class Shuttle (the 3-winged ship) - Death Star (not a ship actually, but a location according to the Star Wars database)
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: Return of the Jedi - Death Star Battle on Atari 2600.)