Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom
- This entry is for the arcade version. For the Nintendo Entertainment System version, see Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom .
is a 1985 action arcade game
developed and published by Atari Games
, based on the 1984 film of the same name
, the second film in the Indiana Jones franchise
. It is also the first Atari System I
arcade game to include digitized speech, including voice clips of Harrison Ford
as Indiana Jones
and Amrish Puri
as Mola Ram
, as well as John Williams
' music from the film.
The player assumes the role of Indiana Jones as he infiltrates the lair of the evil Thuggee
cult, armed only with his trademark whip. The player's ultimate goal is to free the children the cult has kidnapped as slaves, recover the stolen relics known as "Sankara Stones," and escape from the titular temple. Throughout Temple of Doom's
several modes of gameplay, Indy can only take one "hit" (sustaining physical contact with enemies or other hazards) before losing a life.
After choosing a difficulty level
, the player begins the game, initially composed of three levels, each based on specific scenes from the film.
First level: Subterranean Mines
The first level takes place within the Thuggees' subterranean mines. Crossing mountainous peaks and conveyor belts
, Indy must find the cages that hold children around the mine, and destroy their locks with his whip. The whip also serves as Indy's only means of defense; while it... Read More