Popeye for Atari

Popeye for Atari

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  • Simple Game But Frustrating Execution

    Jun 17, 2012 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good graphics and some creative game play
    Cons: Poor controls add to some frustrating game play

    Summary: While I never played the arcade version of Popeye more than once or twice, I just had to get it for my Atari 2600.  It wasn't a game I'd turn to often, but I do remember enjoying it.  I recently dusted it off and gave it another spin and ... read more

  • Not a bad translation of a somewhat popular arcade game

    Mar 7, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good translation of an arcade game; charmingly unusual
    Cons: It can be difficult and frustrating; gets repetitive in a hurry

    Summary: Popeye, released by Nintendo of America in 1982, was never one of my favorite games. It's certainly a strange game, to be sure, and gets repetitive in a hurry. However, I've found the 1983 port of that one for the Atari 2600 to be a good diversion ... read more

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