Before shoot-em-ups got all complicated, Berzerk put you in an endless maze of killer robots, where even the walls would zap you to death. And if you hung around on any stage for too long, a bouncing smiley face named Evil Otto would hunt you down. Berzerk’s use of computerized voices (“GOT THE HUMANOID GOT THE INTRUDER!”) made things extra creepy. The whole concept is ripe for a comeback.
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