Atari Unleashes a Blast from the Past
Atari, the titan of retro gaming, is cranking up the nostalgia machine. Gamers, brace yourselves! The legendary game developer is now accepting preorders for a limited-edition, silver-boxed Fatal Run cartridge for the iconic Atari 2600.
The World Ends, the Challenge Begins
Set in a post-apocalyptic 2089, Fatal Run throws players into a ravaged world, poisoned by a comet collision. It’s a high-stakes journey through a radioactive wasteland, with humanity’s fate resting in your hands.
Fatal Run: A Rarity Reborn
Originally released in 1990 as a European exclusive, “Fatal Run” was one of the last original games for the Atari 2600. This collector’s edition, limited to just 500 copies, comes adorned with box art from the renowned pop-culture artist, Butcher Billy, capturing the essence of retro-futuristic chaos.
Gear Up for a Desperate Mission
Players will traverse a desolate landscape, delivering life-saving anti-radiation meds to survivors. This road trip is no joyride, as you’ll battle raiders and navigate treacherous obstacles, armed with an arsenal of power-ups, from machine guns to ‘death crystals’.
Keep Your Ride Rolling
Vigilance is key. Monitor your vehicle’s health and ammo levels to avoid succumbing to raiders and the harsh environment. Success means earning funds for crucial repairs and upgrades.
A Technological Feat of Its Time
Fatal Run pushed the boundaries of the Atari 2600, boasting 32 levels of combat in a then-massive 32kB game cartridge.
Quality and Authenticity Guaranteed
Atari XP’s commitment to quality shines in these cartridges, featuring all-new parts, gold-plated connectors, and a design that’s true to the original in power and performance.
Preorder Now or Miss Out Priced at $59.99, these collectible cartridges are available exclusively in the United States via atari.com. Hurry, as this trip down memory lane lasts only until December 26th, or until stocks run out.