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Named after a series of Fred Saberhagen novels called the Berserker Stories, Berzerk was the first game of its type, putting players in the role of a robot-blasting humanoid running through a series of mazes. Designer Alan McNeil interjected humor into the game by including hilarious voice effects ("Chicken! Fight like a robot!") and clumsy robots that run into walls and shoot one another in the head. Also impressive is Evil Otto, an indestructible smiley-faced creature who bounces onto the scene if the player lingers in a maze for too long. A great game that is immensely challenging and imminently replayable, Berzerk spawned a sequel, 1982's Frenzy. ~ Brett Alan Weiss, All Game Guide