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Blockout! / Breakdown!
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Console: Magnavox Odyssey^2
Year: 1980
RFG ID #: U-009-S-00070-A
Part #: AA9427
Developer: Ed Averett
Publisher: Magnavox
Genre: Action/Adventure
Players: 1-2
Controller: Standard Controller
Media Format: Cartridge x1
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  • 102 of 7537 collectors (1.3%) have this game in their collection
  • 5 of 7537 collectors (0%) have this game in their wishlist.
  • 4 of 7537 collectors (0%) have this game for sale or trade.

Overview is from the back of the box.

BLOCKOUT! You have ninety seconds to break through a fourth dimensional barricade but you have to outwit electronic demons who have the power to stop cold!

BREAKDOWN! You have one minute to bust all the blocks on the screen but you better be quick because electronic demons keep putting them back.
Challenge another player or just try to beat the computer. You can even watch the computer play itself!
On-scree digital scoring and timing! Full sync sound action!


The joystick moves you left and right as the power ball. The action button brings out a new ball. In Breakdown you can play as the Demons and the joystick is used to moved left, right and down.

Game Credits:

This game was created by Ed Averett.

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