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Yars: Recharged

Adamvision Studios, SneakyBox, Atari
Aug 23, 2022 - Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Fair

OpenCritic Rating

74

Top Critic Average

62%

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Critic Reviews for Yars: Recharged

Atari didn't owe us this one. The best selling original game is back, and it's just as fulfilling as the old one. There are some unfair nuances that you have to get past, but for $10, you owe it to your childhood to play this game, beat this game, and help Yar finally get the revenge they seek. Step up. This IS your grandparents' bullet hell game.

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If you liked the previous Atari Recharged titles, Yars: Recharged presents another enjoyable diversion and interesting take on the theme. While not always as thrilling as it could be, the design overhaul still works well. That said, those who aren’t entirely intrigued by the formula may find it repetitive and ultimately tiresome. This reimagined Atari catalogue would probably be better off as a compilation title rather than a segmented anthology. And who knows, that may still eventually come to pass.

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A saga that started way back has returned with its classic shoot 'em up elements and revamped visuals made in Atari.

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At the current asking price of $9.99, Atari's arcade action game Yars: Recharged is an easy recommendation for your Nintendo Switch library. This is a fun game with enough challenge to keep you playing for hours.

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Yars: Recharged will please fans of the 1981 original, but that isn't enough to excite in this day and age. Poorly implemented upgrades to aged mechanics and a flat presentation make this recharge run out of juice right out of the gate.

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Yars: Recharged is a remake of the best-selling Atari 2600 game, and it's easy to see why it was so popular! This game will keep bringing you back for more with fun and challenging gameplay.

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Yars: Recharged has all of the underpinnings of a successful score chaser, but the premise just isn’t taken far enough to stand out in this day and age.

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Another Atari classic got its neon makeover, and this is the best one so far. Yars: Recharged will keep you entertained with its easy to understand action and responsive controls.

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