Open-structure 2D platform game from the mind of Clive Townsend, originally released for ZX Spectrum in 1985 and revamped, reworked and considerably expanded for Windows PC and Nintendo Switch in more recent years.
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Atari A to Z Flashback: Saboteur - Howard Scott Warshaw is a legendary name in video games — not always for the reasons he might have hoped, thanks to his involvement in the notorious E.T. for Atari 2600. One of his games that never got released was Saboteur, an interesting multi-phase game that acted as something of a spin-off to Yars’ Revenge. The reason … Continue reading Atari A to Z Flashback: Saboteur
Atari A to Z: Saboteur! - I never played Clive Townsend’s classic open-structure 2D platformer Saboteur! until his recent Nintendo Switch version, which I absolutely loved. Imagine my delight, then, when I saw that some talented AtariAge members had taken it upon themselves to port this classic game to the dear old Atari 8-bit. How would it come out, I wondered. … Continue reading Atari A to Z: Saboteur!
Saboteur II: Avenging Angel – Dropping the “J” - 1985’s Saboteur! is a well-regarded title in the ZX Spectrum’s considerable library of games — and, as we’ve seen, it still holds up surprisingly well today. Two years later, creator Clive Townsend brought us a full-on sequel that was an extremely noteworthy title for a number of reasons — and, just like the original Saboteur!, this can … Continue reading Saboteur II: Avenging Angel – Dropping the “J”
Saboteur!: Full Spectrum Ninja - The 8-bit home console era is, at this point, pretty well documented; how many times over the years have we seen an article or video purporting to tell “the story of Super Mario Bros. 3” for the umpteenth time? But what about the 8-bit microcomputer era? For one reason or another, this has always remained … Continue reading Saboteur!: Full Spectrum Ninja