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Blue Lightning

Excellent into the screen Afterburner style game, showcasing the Lynx's scaling capabilities to the full. This was one of the launch titles for the machine.

Flying into the screen, the player can fire upon enemy aircraft with missiles and guns, in levels high in the sky, or skimming on the ground, taking out ground based vehicles such as tanks.

Some of the best levels are flying through canyons with anti air craft guns and tanks making for some tense action.

The plane can be barrel rolled to avoid some missiles, and the player also has an afterburner at their disposal.



Platform : Atari Lynx
Format : Cartridge
Publisher : Atari Games
Authors : Epyx
Date : 1989

Other Software by Atari Games:

Item Manufacturer Platform Format Date
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Atari Games ZX Spectrum Cassette Unknown
Counter Measure Atari Games Atari 5200 Cartridge 1982
Super Breakout Atari Games Atari 5200 Cartridge 1982
Star Raiders Atari Games Atari 5200 Cartridge 1982
Centipede Atari Games Atari 5200 Cartridge 1982
Pac-Man Atari Games Atari 5200 Cartridge 1982
Space Invaders Atari Games Atari 5200 Cartridge 1982
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom U S Gold/Atari Games Commodore 64 Cassette 1985
Multimixx 4 Atari Games Commodore 64 Cassette 1985
Gauntlet Atari Games Commodore 64 cassette 1985
Gauntlet (Disk) Atari Games/US Gold ZX Spectrum Spectrum +3 disk 1985
Gauntlet Atari Games /US Gold ZX Spectrum Cassette 1985
Super Sprint Atari Games Commodore 64 Cassette 1986
Road Blasters +3 Disk Atari Games/US Gold ZX Spectrum Spectrum +3 disk 1986
720 Atari Games Commodore 64 Cassette 1987
Road Runner Atari Games Amstrad CPC464 3.0 Disk 1987
Blue Lightning Atari Games Atari Lynx Cartridge 1989
Zarlor Mercenary Atari Games Atari Lynx Cartridge 1990
RoadBlasters Atari Games Atari Lynx Cartridge 1990
Hard Drivin' Atari Games Atari Lynx Cartridge 1990
Rampage Atari Games Atari Lynx Cartridge 1990
Checkered Flag Atari Games Atari Lynx Cartridge 1991
Steel Talons Atari Games Atari Lynx Cartridge 1992

Information About Atari Games:

 

 

 

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH55420. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
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