Outlaw for the Atari 2600 is a game developed and published by Atari, Inc. that offers both single-player and two-player modes. The game is a port of the arcade version, and while it retains some of its features, it also introduces new gameplay elements and variations.
In the two-player Gunslinger mode, players control on-screen cowboys with the objective of shooting each other. The 8 variations in this mode involve different obstacles, such as cacti or stagecoaches, which players must shoot around or through in order to hit their opponent. Some variations even include moving obstacles, adding an extra layer of challenge.
The single-player Target Shoot mode consists of 8 variations where the player must shoot targets that appear on the screen. These targets can be stationary or moving, and the player may have limited ammunition, requiring careful aim and shot selection.
Overall, Outlaw for the Atari 2600 takes the essence of the original arcade game and adds new challenges and gameplay elements, making it a unique and enjoyable experience for players.