Video Review of River Raid for the Atari 2600

This weeks Atari 2600 game review is r review of the amazing title for the Atari 2600, River Raid by Activision. A slightly new experience every time, River Raid is another 2600 Classic. It gets a very deserved 5 stars.

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One thought on “Video Review of River Raid for the Atari 2600

  1. Atari Adventure Square says:

    Another great title that honors the VCS with its innovation and great gameplay.

    Activision programmers were true heroes in those days, giving us gamers hope in the future of leisurely home entertainment at a time when computers were installing themselves in our living rooms, turning those fantasy pixels into spread sheet numbers, forcing us to grow up and begin prepping our lives as functional adults in the workplace.

    Or at least not just now, there are rivers to be raided.

    Yeah, great game and video review.

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