Another of the notorious adult-oriented Atari games developed and distributed (under the guise, strangely enough, as 'Swedish Erotica') by the unlicensed game maker Mystique/Playaround. This was the only title where the publisher had to bow to censorship -- it declined to release the game in the US because of the fevor over the racial and violent implications Custer's Revenge.
This two-pack contains two variations on the 'classic' Custer's Revenge (renamed both because of the unfamiliarity of Custer to the European audience and the controversy over the original). Westward Ho is a remake, while General Re-Treat reverses the male and female roles. This time, the General having his revenge exacted back upon him -- that's Revenge, the name of the indian maiden of Custer's Revenge -- as he's tied to a totem pole. She'll brave the cannonfire of the corps and avoid the prickly cactus to force the General into Re-Treat!
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This version of General Re-Treat 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 General Re-Treat. 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 General Re-Treat are summarized in the following table:
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