Brought to the attention of GTW by Commodore Zone magazine from their Star Wars special edition.
“Empire Strikes Back” is (Surprise Surprise) based on the famous Star Wars film, but is not the official game, but a rather groovy looking Defender clone.
Fans of the Atari 2600 VCS version of “Empire Strikes Back” by Parker Bros, will instantly recognise the game, with the addition of great music and cool graphics. This is essentially a conversion of the VCS game, and not the arcade (Which was vector based).
Currently GTW lacks information on the game, apart from some credits which you can find to the left. Rob Hubbard’s music has been ripped from another game, so you can assume that Rob was not to be the main musician. Maybe they had someone else in mind for later?
The exact details of the plans for the game is also quite shady too. Nothing suggests that any company were due to sell this, and only contact with the developers can shed more light.
Until then, enjoy a gorgeous parallax scrolling preview of a promising Star Wars game..
Princess Leia is going nowhere just yet…