Break through 32 levels of Brix that will challenge and frustrate you. You start the game with three Deflectors and lose one each time you allow both balls to escape off the bottom of the screen. Keep both in play for as long as possible to rack up the big points!
- 32 Unique Levels
- One or Two Players
- Three Skill Levels (described below)
- Supports Joystick and Paddle Controllers
- Easy: The balls start at their slowest speed. This is ideal for young children or first-time players.
- Normal: The balls start at their standard speed. This is good for people already familiar with the game, and similar games of this genre.
- Hard: The balls start out at a much faster speed, and hit their max speed much higher. Only players with insane reflexes will be able to handle the fast-pace of this skill level!
Includes cartridge and full-color, four-page manual. Available in NTSC and PAL television formats, please select above.
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These boxes are the same size as boxes Atari produced for their games "back in the day". They look great sitting on a shelf with your other boxed homebrew games, or alongside games from the classic Atari 2600 library. We only have a limited number of boxes for each game, and there is no guarantee they will become available again once our supplies are exhausted. Click on the images to the right to see larger photos of the box.
|Number of Players||1 - 2|
|Controller||Joystick or Paddles|
The sound effects are a nice collection of classic inspired beeps and blips. Your bound to hear a sound effect that is familiar to you. And soon enough you'll see a block pattern that is inspired by your favorite Atari games. The craziness is climbing. We are at a 4.
There is some questionable collision or bounces at times. You'll swear that the ball went right through your paddle. But these are so far and few between that it's hardly worth mentioning. What is worth mentioning is that even without a paddle, the gameplay and challenge is tight. And now the brick patterns are getting more tight and the walls them selves seem to be closing in. There's odd corners and angles that mess with your perception of how the ball should behave. We've nearly reach the peak of craziness. We are at a 7.
And then you see it. Not only do the walls surround the game field but they run down the middle of the block pattern, testing your reflexes to their breaking point. Your barely keeping one ball alive, let alone the 2 that each press of the button starts you with. But you do it. You finish the level. Only to see the next level is a maze of walls with a single layer of bricks throughout. You would have to be a geometry genius to get the balls down these tunnels. And then they bring out the straight jacket. You've reach craziness level 10. It's not me.it's the Brix.the Brix did it not meI'm perfectly sane the Brix are crazy you believe me right?you have to, these are crazy brix man! Hahahahahaha crazy hahahahahah Brix ahahahabrixahhahaaaaaaahh
You can play this game with either a joystick or paddle control - I recommend the paddle control. Now one of the features I noticed, when using the paddle controller, is your on-screen paddle is "stabilized". No more jittery paddle effect, resulting in smoother control and more satisfying gameplay.
Concerning gameplay, the ball moves about the screen in a much more interesting and realistically random fashion than SB. For example,the ball can take out several bricks with one hit if the angle is right vs.one boring brick at a time with SB. Also, the ball doesn't get "trapped" moving in the same redundant patterns, as often, as with SB. The game board brick design consistently changes with each completion. I love the classic Atari brick designs the best, such as the key from Adventure, and the tank from Combat. I won't reveal anymore, as you need to discover this for yourself! Another interesting feature of gameplay is how the borders of the brick area are not always the standard squarish shape. This allows for a greater variation on how the ball moves about the screen - real cool! These elements of discovery will drive you feverishly and you will hit the reset button over and over just to see what the next board look like! The next thing you know, it is 2 A.M. in the morning - you have to force yourself to put down the paddle and go to bed! I havn't experienced this level of excitement for a game since I was a kid playing "Pitfall".
My bottom line; Iif you loved Super Breakout or just thought it to be mediocre you will love Crazy Bricks with a passion!