Atari ST A to Z: Yolanda

Remakes and remixes of existing video games have been around for some time now, with some dating right back to the early days of home computer gaming.

One interesting example is 1990’s Yolanda from Millennium, a game that reimagines the well-regarded but atrociously presented 1984 Commodore 64 title Hercules for a slightly more modern audience. Well, in fact, it outright recreates Hercules with better graphics and sound, and puts a hot girl in the lead role instead of a badly drawn approximation of one of Greek mythology’s most famous figures.

Dubbed “the fastest and most difficult platform game ever” in advertising from the time, it’s… well, it’s quite something, for all the wrong reasons. Take a look.

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One thought on “Atari ST A to Z: Yolanda”

  1. I remember playing the demo on a cover disk (a single screen/level maybe?) and the high difficulty didn’t help it much in my eyes. Was hard to see the game for what it is when you burn through lives in the same level over and over again in a demo. But I can understand your perspective on it now with the full game available. 🙂

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