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Game information for "Philly Flasher/Cathouse Blues" - DP Online Rarity Guide

Game ID: 23265

Console / System: Atari 2600

Title: Philly Flasher/Cathouse Blues

Scarcity (loose): 7

Value in USD (loose): 60

Scarcity (complete): 0

Value in USD (complete): 0

Publisher: PlayAround

Section: 1

Designer: Joel H. Martin

Developer: Video Soft

Style: Adult

Description: Philly Flasher is a female version of Beat 'Em & Eat 'Em while Cathouse Blues is a male version of Gigolo. Cathouse Blues is an original game by Video Soft (designer and programmer unknown). The music is a song called "Blues in the Night", written by Harold Arlen in 1941 for a movie by the same name. The movie required a blues song to be sung in a jail cell.

Landmark: Former AMI (Mystique) president Stewart Kesten's partner, Joel Martin, formed PlayAround after AMI sold the rights to its games to a company called Game Source, who then sold them to PlayAround. Stewart Kesten was the former president of AMI and Martin's partner while there. PlayAround is noted for being the 1st company to create "2 in 1" cartridges (later used by XONOX).

Release date (MM/DD/YYYY): 1982

Country / region: USA

Part #: 201

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