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Star Wars: Return of the Jedi: Ewok Adventure
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Revenge of the Jedi: Game I
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Star Wars: Return of the Jedi: Ewok Adventure
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Atari 2600 Prototype edition
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Parker Brothers
Atari 2600
Developer: Atari, Inc.
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UNRELEASED GAME - CANCELLED

This game was cancelled in development. Please only submit images if you own a copy or have legal access to this item.

Although it was completed, the game was never released for sale, as the marketing department of Parker Brothers considered the controls too difficult to master. A prototype cartridge surfaced in 1997. Only one physical copy of Ewok Adventure is currently known to exist. Because the game's controls were more complex than has been the norm on console games at the time, Parker Brothers persuaded designer Larry Gelberg to change the controls to a more common 8-direction lay-out. However, Geldberg was convinced of the abilities of the players and Parker Brothers shot the project down. Larry Geldberg gave the only known prototype of the game to his son in 1997, who later sold the game for $1,680.

In Ewok Adventure, the player takes the role of an Ewok in the hang glider corps with the mission to destroy a shield generator of the Imperial army. The player can control a hang glider with the joystick and has to evade enemies. Depending on the game mode, the player can either make the hang glider climb and decent by pulling back and forth the joystick, or he can reverse the vertical directions. Hitting the ground results in a game over, but when flying high, one can fly over enemies. The height of the glider is displayed by the location of the shadow of the ship. Furthermore, the player can pick up rocks to drop on enemies when flying over them.

Source: Wikipedia, "Star Wars: Return of the Jedi: Ewok Adventure", available under the CC-BY-SA License.

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