Pole Position for Atari 2600

Atari 2600

Racing Formula 1
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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

Pole Position

Online version of Pole Position for Atari 2600. 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 for racing games. In this game, the player controls a Formula One race car...

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Namco Limited
Arcade (1982), Atari 8-bit / 2600 / 5200, Commodore 64, Vectrex, VIC-20, ZX Spectrum (1983), TI-99/4A (1984), DOS (1986), Intellivision (1987)
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Atari 2600 Console

Online emulated version of Pole Position 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: 2010-05-05, by dj