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The title of this superb game H.E.R.O. is actually an acronym standing for Helicopter Emergency Rescue Operation.  Written by John Van Ryzin and published by Activision this epic, single-player video game was first released on the Atari 2600 in March 1984. Funnily enough your role in the game is as a hero called Roderick Hero (sometimes styled as “R. Hero”,… Read More »H.E.R.O.

Rescue on Fractalus

This is fantastic game and out of all the systems it was made for, it is best played on the Atari 800.  Rescue on Fractalus was released in 1984 by Activision for Lucasfilm Games which later became Lucasarts.  The game is based around a rescue mission where you have to try to locate and retrieve downed pilots on a planets… Read More »Rescue on Fractalus