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System: Atari 2600
Company: Activision
Model #: AX-022
Year of Release: n/a
Media Type: Cartridge
Number of Players: 1 - 2
Controller: Atari Joystick
 
Staff:
   Steve Cartwright (Programmer)
 Common+
 North America
 NTSC
 
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Seaquest - Box

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This is an excellent shoot-em-up from Steve Cartwright, who programmed numerous Activision classics such as Frostbite and Megamania. In Seaquest, you control a yellow submarine who must destroy numerous waves of sharks and enemy subs, all while trying to rescue friendly divers. Seaquest features excellent graphics for a 2600 game, and it's also noteworthy for having very satisfying sound effects. Like many of the best 2600 games, it starts slowly and ramps up to become quite frantic in later waves. Earning a score of 50,000 points or more and sending proof to Activision would net you entrance to the prestigious Sub Club organization. (Contributed by sdamon)


External ReviewsSubmit Review
The Atari Times (by Ethan C. Nobles)95%
Le geek (by Ben Langberg)100%
Phosphor Dot Fossils (by Earl Green)80%
Video Game Critic (by David Mrozek)85%
Rage Games (by Jay McGavren)90%
GameFAQs (by Jason Owens)80%
Average Score: 88%


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Hacks Based on Seaquest
Wings of Death (by neotokeo2001)


Related LinksSubmit Links
AtariProtos.com: Seaquest
Seaquest Patch


Appears In Catalogs
Activision - Winter 1982 (AG-940-10) - Page 4
Activision - Winter/Spring 1983 (AG-940-11) - Page 4


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