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Yars' Revenge (Atari 2600 - a2600)

Yars' Revenge is a video game released for the Atari 2600 in 1982. It was created by Govard Skott Uorshou, who also wrote the names of 2600 in Raiders of the Lost Ark and derided th. Tons. Extraterrestrial. Yars' Revenge was the best selling original name Atari 2600.

In this game, the hero is an insect-like creature called Yar, which should nibble or shoot through the barrier to fire his gun Zorlon into the breach. The aim is to eliminate the evil Qotile, which exists on the other side of the barrier. In Qotile can shoot Yar, even if the barrier is damaged, making a whirlpool. The player is alerted before a shot, and he can retreat to a safe distance, to dodge the enemy's energy blast. Neutral zone is a field in the middle of the screen, where Yar can hide from the pursuing enemy torpedo, but where Yar can not shoot. Yara, can not escape the whirlwind of flying anywhere.

Each level ends with the destruction Qotile or swirl. Odd levels will have a stationary shield that protects Qotile, even levels will have a rotating shield protecting Qotile. Missile destroyer will follow the player faster as the levels progress.

Yar race and their planet Razak were named in honor of Ray Cassar, CEO of Atari at the time.