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Suffer A Breakdown By Playing 17 Breakouts At Once

By Alec Meer on July 3rd, 2013.

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Of the games concerning the repeated hitting of blocks until they disappear, Breakout is surely the best. Sorry, Notch. If only there was some way to expand upon Breakout. If only someone had ever tried that. If only the Atari corporation had tried to monetise Breakout on an ongoing basis, instead of just releasing it then leaving it as a pure, untouched snowflake of gaming challenge.

Fortunately, an indie developer has done the hitherto impossible – modified Breakout. I know, right? His twist is an excellent, and painful one – each block contains another, smaller game of Breakout which must be played simultaneously with the ‘main’ game and any other activated micro-Breakouts upon being struck by the ball for the first time.
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