Just because Atari had Combat and other titles representing the warlike side of the VCS doesn’t mean that players couldn’t wage war on other systems.
The Odyssey 2 didn’t have a large slew of war games at its disposal. The earliest such title,Armored Encounter! / Sub Chase!, wasn’t exactly worthy of a newsreel. It basically offered variations on the simple
theme of Combat. It did, however, get away from the “Pong with tanks” mentality of Combat by introducing a submarine game to the mix. For any collectors out there, Armored Encounter! / Sub Chase! is still fairly easy to find. – Read the rest of the article here from Classic Gamer Magazine (courtesy of Old School Gamer)!
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