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Asteroids for Atari 2600

Atari 2600 1979, Atari, Inc.

Asteroids is a video arcade game released in 1979 by Atari Inc. It was one of the most popular and influential games of the Golden Age of Arcade Games. Asteroids uses a vector display and a two-dimensional view that wraps around in both screen axes. The player controls a spaceship in an asteroid field which is periodically traversed by flying saucers.... 1292

Berzerk for Atari 2600

Atari 2600 1980, Stern Electronics, Inc.

Berzerk is a multidirectional shooter arcade game, released in 1980 by Stern Electronics of Chicago. Berzerk places the player in a series of top-down, mazelike rooms containing armed robots. The player controls a green stick man. Using a joystick and a firing button that activates a laser-style weapon, the player navigates a simple maze filled with... 913

Black Jack for Atari 2600

Atari 2600 1977, Sears, Roebuck and Co.

Blackjack is a video game simulation of blackjack programmed by Bob Whitehead and published by Atari, Inc. for its Video Computer System (later known as the Atari 2600). The game was one of the nine launch titles available when the Atari 2600 went on sale in September 1977. The objective is identical to the card game: to beat the dealer's card total,... 96

Breakout for Atari 2600

Atari 2600 1976, Atari, Inc.

Breakout is an arcade game developed by Atari and released in 1976 as coin-op cabinet. It was conceptualized by Nolan Bushnell and Steve Bristow, and influenced by the 1972 arcade game Pong. In the game, a layer of bricks lines the top third of the screen. A ball travels across the screen, bouncing off the top and side walls of the screen. When a brick... 1327

Commando for Atari 2600

Atari 2600 1985, Data East USA, Inc.

Commando is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up arcade game released in 1985. It was released for several platforms. All versions of the game are very similar, with the same graphics (taking into account the various limitations of the platforms). The player (a soldier named Super Joe) starts by being dropped off in a jungle by a helicopter, and has... 621

Double Dragon for Atari 2600

Atari 2600 1987, Arcadia Systems, Inc.

Double Dragon is a 1987 beat 'em up developed by Technos Japan. The game is a spiritual and technological successor to Technos' earlier beat 'em up Renegade, but introduced several additions such as two-player cooperative gameplay and the ability to arm oneself with an enemy's weapon after disarming them. The player takes control of martial artist... 817

Frogger for Atari 2600

Atari 2600 1981, Sega / Gremlin

Frogger is a 1981 arcade game developed by Konami and originally published by Sega. Frogger was positively received as one of the greatest video games ever made and followed by several clones and sequels. The game found its way into popular culture, including television and music. The object of the game is to direct frogs to their homes one by one... 596

Joust for Atari 2600

Atari 2600 1982, Williams Electronics, Inc., Midway, Atari

Joust is an action game developed by Williams Electronics and released in arcades in 1982. While not the first two-player cooperative video game, Joust's success and polished implementation popularized the concept. Players assume the role of knights armed with lances and mounted on large birds (an ostrich for Player 1, a stork for Player 2), who must... 53

Miner 2049er for Atari 2600

Atari 2600 1982, Big Five Software

Miner 2049er is a video game created by Bill Hogue Under the name Big Five Software. Bounty Bob is a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police on a mission to search through all of Nuclear Ned's abandoned uranium mines for the treacherous Yukon Yohan. Bob must claim each section of each mine by running over it. There are a wide variety of futuristic... 647

Pac-Man for Atari 2600

Atari 2600 1980, Atarisoft

Pac-Man is an arcade game developed by Namco and licensed for distribution in the U.S. by Midway, first released in Japan. Pac-Man is universally considered as one of the classics of the medium, virtually synonymous with video games, and an icon of the 1980s popular culture. Pac-Man's goal is continually challenged by four ghosts: The shy blue ghost... 6604

Pole Position for Atari 2600

Atari 2600 1982, Atarisoft

Pole Position is a racing video game released in 1982 by Namco. The game popularized the use of sprite-based, pseudo-3D graphics with its `rear-view racer format` where the player’s view is behind and above the vehicle, looking forward along the road with the horizon in sight, which would remain in use even after true 3D computer graphics became standard... 2085

Rampage for Atari 2600

Atari 2600 1986, Bally Midway, Activision

Rampage is a 1986 arcade game by Bally Midway. Players take control of a trio of gigantic monsters trying to survive against onslaughts of military forces. Each round is completed when a particular city is completely reduced to rubble. Warner Bros. currently owns all rights to the property via their purchase of Midway Games and inspired by monster... 83

River Raid for Atari 2600

Atari 2600 1982, Activision, Inc.

River Raid is a vertically scrolling shooter designed and programmed by Carol B. Shaw and published by Activision in 1982 for the Atari 2600 video game console. Viewed from a top-down perspective, the player flies a fighter jet over the River of No Return in a raid behind enemy lines. The player's jet can only move left and right - it cannot maneuver... 9119

Space Invaders for Atari 2600

Atari 2600 1978, Midway

Space Invaders is an arcade video game designed by Tomohiro Nishikado, and released in 1978. Space Invaders is one of the earliest shooting games and the aim is to defeat waves of aliens with a laser cannon to earn as many points as possible. In designing the game, Nishikado drew inspiration from popular media: Breakout, The War of the Worlds, and... 1828

Stacks, The for Atari 2600

Atari 2600 2011, Mike Mika & Kevin Wilson

The Stacks is a platform game for Atari 2600 console, created in 2011 by Mike Mika & Kevin Wilson, based on Novel by Ernest Cline - Ready Player One. It is rip-off of old Pitfall combined with Donkey Kong or BurgerTime, where you had to navigate through a vertical maze of trailers, collecting junk computers, snagging food voucher power-ups, and avoiding... 2387

Star Wars for Atari 2600

Atari 2600 1983, Atari, Inc., Domark, Broderbund

Star Wars is a first-person rail shooter designed by Mike Hally and released in arcades by Atari, Inc. in 1983. It uses 3D color vector graphics to simulate the assault on the Death Star from the 1977 film Star Wars. Assuming the role of Luke Skywalker (Red Five), the player pilots an X-wing fighter from a first-person perspective. The player does... 324

Super Breakout for Atari 2600

Atari 2600 1978, Atari, Inc.

Super Breakout features similar gameplay to the original, but with several new game variations. In Super Breakout, there are three different and more advanced game types from which the player can choose: Double, Cavity and Progressive. Super Breakout is very similar to Breakout – the layout, sound, and general behavior of the game is identical – Super... 1049

Winter Games for Atari 2600

Atari 2600 1985, Epyx, Inc.

Winter Games is a sports video game developed by Epyx, based on sports featured in the Winter Olympic Games. The game was presented as a virtual multi-sport carnival called the `Epyx Winter Games` with up to 8 players each choosing a country to represent, and then taking turns competing in various events to try for a medal. A snow-and-ice themed follow-up... 584

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