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Atari is going to take the next two 600 games. David Cranes Outlaw is going to be the next of the 2600 games

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Atari announced that the game will be coming to an Atari XP later this year, namely 1978’s Outlaw. This game was created by David Crane, the legendary film maker and Activision co-founder. A limited edition of Outlaw will come to the Atari 2600 platform just before the release of the Atari 2600+.

Outlaw is technically based on the 1976 arcade game of the same name, but that is completely different. Some say that Atari 2600 is a port. I don’t see it. The arcade game is about the drawing of a gun when the onscreen character takes off and gun is firing faster than it is. The Atari 2600 version is Combat with cowpokes.

However, Outlaw has been an early staple for competitive console owners. In the arcade, the 2600 version was two-player and that was the best way to play it. It had a shiver to play it on your own.

David Crane would leave Atari to other developers, as they didn’t like Ataris policy at that time when it came to crediting their developers (they didn’t). They founded Activision, where Crane created some classic titles, including Pitfall. Crane left Activision to the end of the 80s due to the disagreement with the new CEO. He began moving around to different developers to create a game for the NES: A Boy and His Blob and assist with a game like Night Trap.

The Outlaw limited edition comes to the Atari 2600 and is sold for $49.99 today for anyone in the United States.

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