You would be right in thinking that Super Breakout, the hit sequel to the equally successful 1976 arcade title Breakout might seem an odd choice to adapt into a storybook and record. Yet that is exactly what the Kid Stuff label did – along with Missile Command, Asteroids, and Yar’s Revenge. Which we have shared on the site once or twice before. So for this installment of Retro Radio Memories we are doing something just a little different.
We are not sharing an Old Time Radio program this week but a retro record.
If it’s Retro Radio Memories why are you sharing a record?
Good question. The answer is that this is the 26th of the month. You know what that means, right?
That is right! It is Atari Day!
How did they turn Super Breakout into a storybook and record?!
That too is a very good question…especially considering the gameplay of that classic title.
I won’t ruin the story for you but I will say they took an intergalactic adventure approach to it all. Inspired I suppose by the Atari 2600 game artwork they used for the cover of the book and record.
So join us on Retro Radio Memories or perhaps Retro Record Memories for Super Breakout!
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