Yars: Recharged is a classic game revival incoming for Linux, Mac, and Windows PC. Due to the work and efforts of Adamvision Studios and SneakyBox. Which is expecting to make its way onto Steam next month.
Atari is one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands. Who now brings us the next exciting entry in the Atari Recharged series: Yars: Recharged. While featuring indie style gameplay with elements of classic arcade gaming. Along with shoot em up moments of chaotic bullet hell. A visually stunning remake of the cult classic. Take command of a Yar warrior and battle through scores of enemy Qotile. Doing so in an effort to defeat them once and for all.
Yars: Recharged throws players to the center of a daring attack against the enemy homeworld. Also guarded by mechanical hives that pulse deadly cannons and emit flurries of missiles. Find pockets of safety amongst the hail of incoming fire. While you dart forward in daring forays to chip away at the enemy’s defenses. Gather enough energy by taking out enemy shields. Which is due to power up the huge ruining Zorlon cannon. Pulsing searing blasts of cosmic energy and taking out enemies. Yars: Recharged tests players to stay aware of visual and audio cues that hint at coming danger. Master the smooth flying controls as they work through complex levels.
Yars: Recharged Announce Trailer (Linux, Mac, Windows PC)
The new game marks Atari’s return to the Yars universe. Originally based on Howard Scott Warshaw’s cult classic Yars: Recharged. Released in 1982, Yars’ Revenge made gaming history. Doing so by becoming the best-selling original Atari title on the Atari 2600. Yars: Recharged extends the legacy of this iconic franchise. Also giving fans a chance to take on an expanded, modern take on the concepts from the original.
- Boss Rush: Take on a nearly endless barrage of enemies. Three hits and you die, but don’t worry! The hit count resets when moving to the next round.
- Mission Mayhem: Mission mode features 30 unique, challenging bosses and only one life to beat each. Take bosses head-on with a barrage of bullets in Yars: Recharged. You can also opt for a different strategy. While you start with the smaller, Minor Cores first.
- Juiced-Up Power-Ups: Minor Cores will drop power-ups when destroyed. Shoot in all directions at once using rapid-fire. While you blast with explosive shots or fire a railgun. The nature of the power-up is tied to the nature of the core that dropped it.
- Co-op with a Co-Pilot: Featuring local co-op in both arcade and mission mode. Partner up with a pal and take on the hordes of enemy fighters
Yars: Recharged and the entirety of the Atari Recharged series. Made together with developers Adamvision Studios and SneakyBox. Award-winning artist and composer Megan McDuffee. The creator of the beat-heavy, pulsing original soundtrack. Yars: Recharged game revival will be available on Linux, Mac, and Windows PC via Steam.