'Independence Day' returns in an Atari-style video game
Welcome to Earth. Again.
Before humanity faces the returning alien menace of Independence Day: Resurgence on June 24, a 20th anniversary Blu-ray release takes a look back at the original film from 1996. And Mashable can reveal exclusively that on that Blu-ray, there's a bonus video game that looks like a relic from the Atari era.
It's a simple side-scrolling shoot 'em up in which you pilot a jet fighter through UFO-filled skies to reach the alien mothership and deliver a big bomb. All that's missing are dry Jeff Goldblum quips.
You can check the game out right here. It isn't difficult. The UFO take a few shots to bring down, but -- unlike normal, puny humans -- you have unlimited lives. The only penalty for death is a few seconds of lost time that could otherwise be spent blasting aliens out of the sky.
The 20th anniversary edition Blu-ray of Independence Day arrives on May 3.
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