Atari’s Classic Arcade Shooter Yar’s RevengeÂ® Now Available
LOS ANGELES, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment announced today the release of Yar’s Revenge. Making its digital debut, Yar’s Revenge is available on Xbox LIVEÃ‚® Arcade for the Xbox 360Ã‚® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for 800 Microsoft Points.
Yar’s Revenge brings the legendary title to new artistic heights with an anime inspired art style and captivating narrative that expands upon the original story. The game also features local co-op game play, intense battles, and visually striking landscapes designed to appeal to both casual and hardcore gamers.
In Yar’s Revenge, players take on the role of a nameless Yar, who has been brainwashed by the evil Qotile empire to do their bidding. After being shot down and rescued by the ancient and mysterious Bar Yargler, she sets off on a ferociously focused mission, to seek revenge on her former master and his deadly squad of assassins. The bio-technological nightmare of the Qotile home world provides stunning backdrops for players to fly through in aerial combat with their enemy.
Below please find a link to the launch trailer:
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