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Geek Fun: Halo 2600

Have you ever wondered what Halo would look like if it were created during the Atari 2600 days? Since everyday is a good day to have fun on company time, today we look at a cool and unique take on Halo with Halo 2600.

Halo 2600

This is a free online flash game based on the popular FPS Halo, but designed for as though it came out on the Atari 2600.

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To start the game press any key on your keyboard. Then use the arrow keys to navigate through your journey.

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At first you don’t have a weapon so make sure you grab it before trying to deal with the aliens.

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Then avoid the enemy shooting at you and press the spacebar to shoot back.

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As you navigate through the game, you’ll experience different levels with new challenges in the Atari 2600 way.

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It included shields for extra protection against enemy fire.

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Don’t run your character into the yellow boarders or you lose a life.

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The controls at the top allow you to reset the game, change the difficulty, pause, and go to full screen.

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If you’re looking for an interesting way to waste time at work, this unique take on Halo is definitely worth a try, and can be a lot of fun if you were a fan of the Atari 2600. Very cool in a geeky way!

Play Halo 2600

Brian Burgess worked in IT for 10 years before pursuing his passion for writing. He's been a tech blogger and journalist for the past seven years, and can be found on his about me page or Google+

  • Published 08/5/10

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