Halo 2600 is a Thing now…

Vor drei Jahren bloggte ich über ein limitiertes Halo-Demake für das Atari 2600, das man auf der Classic Gaming Expo 2010 verteilt hatte. Jetzt gibt's das Teil zum bestellen, hier kann man das Teil online spielen, hier ein Gameplay-Video. Ist mit 50$ für ein Atari-Game nun nicht so ganz billig, aber für Hardcore-Halo-Fans sicherlich interessant:

Halo 2600 is an original homebrew game created by Ed Fries for the Atari 2600. Ed Fries once worked as the VP of Game Publishing for Microsoft's Xbox division and was instrumental in bringing Bungie Studios into the Microsoft studio family). AtariAge worked with Ed Fries to produce Halo 2600 in physical cartridge form, and a limited run was produced for the 2010 Classic Gaming Expo. After the Classic Gaming Expo, additional cartridges were produced using a different label (pictured in this auction) to differentiate the two releases.

In the game, Halo players control Master Chief in a non-scrolling exploration game with rooms to explore and a variety of enemies to shoot. The Chief faces a variety of enemies across 64 playfields, and must find hidden keys to unlock the game's force-fields in order to reach the final boss encounter. But first, he needs a weapon…

Halo 2600 with Box (via Technabob)

Vorher auf Nerdcore:
Halo for Atari 2600
Halo 2600-Code visualized