Information for the following ROM(s): esb
The Empire Strikes Back © 1985 Atari Games.
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|The Empire Strikes Back was released in March 1985.|
This title was sold only as a conversion kit for the original "Star Wars". Separate kits were available for both the upright and the cockpit versions. In total, 544 kits were produced. The selling price was $595.
'AT-AT' stands for 'All Terrain Armored Transport'.
Despite being based on the SECOND movie of the series, Empire game was actually the third game of the series, with "Return of the Jedi" being released a year earlier.
Attract mode :
IT IS A DARK TIME FOR THE REBELS. THE EMPIRE HAS LAUNCHED THOUSANDS OF PROBOTS IN SEARCH OF THE REBEL HIDEOUT. THE EMPIRE FEARS THE STRENGTH OF THE FORCE WITHIN ONE REBEL. ...LUKE SYWALKER...
1. YOU BEGIN WITH ENOUGH 'FORCE' TO PROTECT YOU FOR 4 COLLISIONS.
2. 'FORCE' STRENGTH IS LOST WHEN YOU COLLIDE WITH ENEMY SHOTS, WALKERS AND ASTEROIDS.
3. AIM YOUR LASERS WITH CURSOR TO EXPLODE PROBOTS, TRANSMISSIONS, WALKERS, TIE FIGHTERS AND SHOTS.
4. AVOID COLLISION WITH ASTEROIDS BY FLYING AROUND THEM.
Default High Score Table (Rebel Force Roster) :
1. OBI 285,353
2. WAN 170,936
3. HAN 154,650
4. MLH 140,212
5. GJR 127,645
6. NLA 113,710
7. ROB 100,175
8. DAR 88,614
9. JED 75,800
10. DES 62,436
David Palmer holds the official record for this game with 1,345,049 points.
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