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Missile Command

Missile Command (XSX) game cover art
Platform: Atari 2600
Tags: Action
Developer: Atari
More Platforms: Atari 5200, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, PlayStation, Xbox 360


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Reader Reviews

Missile Command review

Reviewed April 14, 2012

JoeTheDestroyer says: "No, Missile Command is not easy on the eyes whatsoever, and yet somehow that's incredibly beautiful. Most of the screen is wide open nothing: a blank night sky and a bleak environment. There you sit, alone, vulnerable, no discernible geographic advantage, waiting in anticipation for those rockets to arrive. It's disquieting because you get the sense that you are it. You are the only remnants of a civilization, and once the bases you're defending are toast your only existence wi..."
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Missile Command review

Reviewed October 31, 2003

retro says: "In Missile Command, you control a sort of spaceship that resembles a flashing, horizontal line, or cursor. Your job is to control the various missiles and other spaceships by moving your cursor of a spaceship around the screen and using it to plant loads of bombs in the right places in order to kick some major missile and alien butt. Move your flashing line where you anticipate the oncoming enemy being in the next 1-3 seconds, and then press the button to make your station at the bottom-middle o..."
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