Yars: Recharged bullet hell chaos game launches on Linux, Mac, and Windows PC. All thanks to the work of developers Adamvision Studios and SneakyBox. Available now on Steam.
Atari one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands with Adamvision Studios and SneakyBox. Who are certainly eager to bring the newest installment to the Atari Recharged series: Yars: Recharged. Which also infuses elements of arcade shoot em up and bullet hell chaos into a classic formula. Execute an endless assault on a neon drenched battlefield. Doing so to a dynamic, hypercharged synthwave soundtrack.
In Yars: Recharged, players launch a daring attack against the enemy homeworld. This is also guarded by mechanical hives that pulse deadly cannons. While emitting flurries of swirling missiles. Shoot ranged attacks while using pockets of safety. All while facing off amongst the hail of incoming fire. Then charge forward in daring forays to chip away at enemy defenses. Gather enough energy by destroying the enemy’s shields. Doing so lets you power up your massively destructive Zorlon cannon. Due to sends searing blasts of golden energy into the enemy hive.
Yars: Recharged Release Trailer
Credited as the first video game to be released with a backstory. Yars’ Revenge was the most popular title released on the Atari 2600. Offers two sequels, both of which also receive an official Atari 2600 cartridge release this year. Doing so through Atari XP. In the original, creator Howard Scott Warshaw sought to overwhelm players with audio, movement, and color. Taking inspiration from its predecessor. The Recharged team included this motif into Yars: Recharged. While layering in more color, movement, visual cues, and complex graphics.
- Boss Rush: Experience a nearly endless array 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 and challenging bosses. Plus you only one life to beat each. In Yars: Recharged you can take bosses head-on with an array of bullets. You can also opt for a different strategy. 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, use rapid fire, 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. Team up with a friend and take on the hordes of enemy fighters