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Star Raiders

Average Rating: 6.67/10
Video Game Rank: 2640
Atari 2600 Rank: 17
Atari 5200 Rank: 19
Atari 8-bit family Rank: 30
Atari ST Rank: 66
Android Rank: 152
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Primary Name
Star Raiders
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1
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1
Release Date
1979-00-00
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Android (Atari Greatest Hits Atari 2600 Emulation) edition
Rel Date: 2011-11-04
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
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Developer: Code Mystics
Media: Downloadable Content
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North American Atari ST edition
Rel Date: 1986-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
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Developer: Atari, Inc.
Media: 3.5" Disk
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Star Raiders
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North American Atari 2600 (Video Touch Pad Bundle) edition
Rel Date: 1982-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
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Developer: Atari, Inc.
Media: Cartridge
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Star Raiders
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North American Atari 2600 edition
Rel Date: 1982-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
Atari 2600
Developer: Atari, Inc.
Media: Cartridge
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North American Atari 5200 edition
Rel Date: 1982-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
Atari 5200
Developer: Atari, Inc.
Media: Cartridge
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North American Atari 8-bit Cartridge edition
Rel Date: 1979-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
Atari 8-bit family
Developer: Atari, Inc.
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
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North American Atari 8-bit Cassette edition
Rel Date: 1979-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
Atari 8-bit family
Developer: Atari, Inc.
Media: Compact Cassette
Region: 
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Description Edit | History

Star Raiders is a video game for the Atari 8-bit family of computers, released in 1979 and programmed by Doug Neubauer. It was also later ported to other Atari computer and game platforms. It was distinctive for its graphics, which (under most conditions) represented an out-the-cockpit, first-person view from a fictional combat spaceship traveling through a streaming 3D starfield in pursuit of enemy fighters called "Zylons". While there had already been simple target-shooting games using this perspective, Star Raiders had considerably higher quality graphics and more complex game play. As a result, it inspired both imitators throughout the 1980s and later-generation "space combat simulation" games such as the Wing Commander and X-Wing series. It is one of the games that inspired the seminal title Elite. It is also one in a series of first person space shooters (including 1977's Starhawk and 1979's Star Fire) that appeared in the late-1970s and were arguably predecessors of the later seen first-person shooter genre. The game's attract mode, a simple streaming star field, was a common sight in computer stores of the early-1980s to show off the Atari computers' graphics capabilities.

The 2600 console version of the game came packed with part 3 of the Atari Force comic series as done by DC Comics. The series would finish with Star Raiders, DC's first Graphic Novel.

Source: Wikipedia, "Star_Raiders," available under the CC-BY-SA License.

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Video Game Rank: 2640
Atari 2600 Rank: 17
Atari 5200 Rank: 19
Atari 8-bit family Rank: 30
Atari ST Rank: 66
Android Rank: 152
Num Ratings: 20
Average Rating: 6.67
Standard Deviation: 1.90
Num Views: 695
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Avg. Game Weight: 2.0
Fans: 2
Personal Comments: 8
Users Owning: 63
Users Wanting: 0
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