Asteroids for Atari 2600

Atari 2600

Action multidirectional shooter space
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Click on play atari2600 game now button first to load the game, you can change the settings by clicking on the Settings icon / Help & Settings menu. Control keys:

~ Space Del = Player 1: LEFT / RIGHT / UP / DOWN ~ Fire / Turbo Fire
F H T G ~ A . = Player 2: LEFT / RIGHT / UP / DOWN ~ Fire / Turbo Fire

Asteroids

Online version of Asteroids for Atari 2600. 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. The object of the game is to shoot and destroy asteroids and saucers while not colliding with either, or being hit by the saucers' counter-fire...

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Released in
1979
Publisher
Atari, Inc.
Developer
Atari, Inc.
Platforms
Arcade (1979), Atari 2600, Atari 8-bit (1981), Atari 7800 (1987), Game Boy (1991)
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Atari 2600 Console

Online emulated version of Asteroids was originally developed for the Atari 2600 branded as the Atari Video Computer System (Atari VCS) until November 1982 - home video game console developed and produced by Atari, Inc. Released on September 11, 1977, it is credited with popularizing the use of microprocessor-based hardware and games stored on ROM cartridges. The VCS was bundled with two joystick controllers, a conjoined pair of paddle controllers, and a game cartridge: initially Combat, and later Pac-Man.

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online game added: 2011-01-15, by dj