The Superman game for the Atari 2600 was, like most of the games for the system, incomprehensible, unbelievable, and inane. It took me a while for me to figure out what was going on in this game, but after years of playing this game off and on and lengthy cogitation, I think I’ve figured it out: Superman, a.k.a. Clark Kent, must repair a bridge and capture the criminals responsible for blowing it up, so he can get to work. In fact, I found a video that shows the game in its entirety:

You now know everything that’s worth knowing about the Atari 2600 Superman game, and can share the pain that that knowledge brings.

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  1. [...] where you get to play as Superman should be awesome, but they’re not. Frankly, I’m amazed that you can have a guy that is real strong, real fast, nearly [...]

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