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atari saboteur


Martian galactic fleets surround the planet and are demanding its surrender! The Terra IV High Command knows that your space fighter, the HELICON VII, is he only craft equipped to invade the Martian Headquarters deep within the Caverns of Mars. Your mission: Sabotage the Martian defense system by activating their deadly fusion bomb.

Make your way down two to five caverns, depending on the difficulty level. Do not hit the walls of the cavern or any Martian items. You will need to shoot fuel tanks as you go because you use fuel constantly. You must make your way through all the caverns to the fusion bomb, which you then touch to activate. Once activated, you must return to the surface before the bomb explodes.


Caverns of Mars Atari 2600 Title screen with two player selected
Caverns of Mars Atari 8-bit Title screen
Caverns of Mars Atari 8-bit CRASH!
Caverns of Mars Atari 2600 Descending the cavern.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Conquest of Mars" -- Atari 2600 title

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User Reviews

Great game, but a bad Scramble Atari 8-bit Maury Markowitz (270)

Critic Reviews

Electronic Fun with Computers & Games Atari 8-bit Apr, 1983 3.5 out of 4 88
The Atari Times Atari 8-bit Feb 26, 2007 85 out of 100 85
Woodgrain Wonderland Atari 2600 Jun 11, 2018 B+ 83
neXGam Atari 2600 Jun 27, 2013 8.1 out of 10 81
Atari Gamer - XL-XE Game Review Edition Atari 8-bit Dec, 2013 7 out of 10 70
Tilt Atari 8-bit Jul, 1983 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50
The Video Game Critic Atari 8-bit Jan 28, 2003 D 25
The Video Game Critic Atari 2600 Feb 15, 2008 D- 16
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Atari 8-bit May, 1982 Unscored Unscored


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