It's National Video Game Day, and as a little Captain Jack they were definitely my "Escape."

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The Atari 2600 changed my life and altered my outside playtime slightly. It's funny to compare the games of today, and wonder how I thought those graphics were "so awesome."

You had your classic Atari 2600 titles back in the day:

  • Frogger
  • Asteroids
  • PacMan
  • Pitfall
  • Pole Position
  • Space Invaders
  • Donkey Kong

But what about my favorite, "Journey Escape." Who would have guess years and years later that THIS would be such a huge part of my life! This game was way ahead of its time. "Journey Escape" had the music of Journey (sort of) and a band running away from crazy groupies and money hungry promoters. Some things never change!

Happy National Video Game Day, here is a review of my favorite game.