You can play six classic Atari games over at their new site here, click on this link, that’s right, just like that. Now you too can experience the genius that is Yar’s Revenge: Atari’s best selling original title for the 2600, you are a Yar: an insectoid creature who must nibble or shoot through a barrier in order to fire his “Zorlon Cannon” into the breach and destroy the evil Qotile.”

Or, more likely, “Hey guys, we made this kind of game thing but we have no idea what to call it or what it’s about, so let’s just make something up”. Why it was ever Atari’s “best selling original title”, who knows. Perhaps there is magic in that there Zorlon Cannon we’re unaware of.

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