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Bank Heist

Bank Heist

Atari 2600 - Released - January 1, 1983

You are a bank robber, driving around a maze of streets (representing the city) in a 1930's style car. Your purpose is clear: perform "bank heists" by driving across white-pillared symbols that represent banks. As you "rob" each of the banks, they disappear, and a police car appears in its place, beginning hot pursuit after a few moments. You must avoid the cops to stay alive. Fortunately you are not completely defenseless, as you have a stock of dynamite, which you can strategically drop to destroy the cop cars. Besides the escape tunnel that will take you from one side of the screen to...

Lasercade

Lasercade

Atari 2600 - Unreleased - 1983

The first thing you're bound to notice upon booting Lasercade is how nice the graphics look. It's hard to believe that the 2600 can do a 3/4th perspective shooting game, but Lasercade is the proof. The goal of the game is to shoot all the targets in the upper section of the screen before time runs out (that's original). However, while you can just start shooting willy nilly, you should probably take a second to look at the funny little targets in the middle section of the screen. In the middle section of the the screen there are three rotating mirrors. As you may have guessed, these...

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