Entombed is an Atari 2600 game designed by Tom Sloper and programmed by Paul Allen Newell, released in 1982 by US Games. Newell also programmed Towering Inferno for US Games.
The player moves downward through a continuously scrolling maze, trying to get as far as possible while avoiding enemies. The maze cannot scroll backward, so it is possible to get trapped by taking a path that leads to a dead end. Picking-up a large dot gives a 'make-break' which removes the maze wall directly below the character. In two-player mode, both players are in the maze at once.
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This version of Entombed was designed for Atari 2600, which was commercially very successful video game console of second generation produced by Atari from 1977 to 1992. It was the first console that used removable memory modules with games. At the time of its greatest fame, more than 30 million units of this console were sold for about $ 200 a piece. To date, the game library for this console contains nearly 1,000 original games. More information about the
Atari 2600 can be found here.
Recommended Game Controllers:
You can control this game easily by using the keyboard of your PC (see the table next to the game). However, for maximum gaming enjoyment, we strongly recommend using a USB joystick that you simply plug into the USB port of your computer. If you do not have a joystick, buy a suitable USB controller in Amazon or in some of your favorite online stores.
Available online emulators:
4 different online emulators are available for Entombed. These emulators differ not only in the technology they use to emulate old games, but also in support of various game controllers, multiplayer mode, mobile phone touchscreen, emulation speed, absence or presence of embedded ads and in many other parameters. For
maximum gaming enjoyment, it's important to choose the right emulator, because on each PC and in different Internet browsers, the individual emulators behave differently. The basic
features of each emulator available for this game Entombed are summarized in the following table:
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