Atari 2600
Atari 2600

The Atari 2600, released in 1977, is the first successful video game console to use plug-in cartridges instead of having one or more games built in. Originally known as the Atari VCS—for Video Computer System—the machine's name was changed to "Atari 2600" (from the unit's Atari part number, CX2600) in 1982, after the release of the more advanced Atari 5200. It was wildly successful, and during the 1980s, "Atari" was a synonym for this model in mainstream media. The 2600 was typically bundled with two joystick controllers, a conjoined pair of paddle controllers, and a cartridge game.

Atari had spun off an engineering think-tank in 1975 called Cyan Engineering to research next-generation video game systems, and had been working on a prototype known as "Stella" (named after one of the engineers' bicycles) for some time. Unlike prior generations of machines which used custom logic to play a small number of games, Stella's core was a complete CPU, the famous MOS Technology 6502 in a cost-reduced version, known as the 6507. It was combined with a RAM-and-I/O chip, the MOS Technology 6532, and a display and sound chip of their own design known as the TIA, for Television Interface Adaptor.

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The Atari 2600 Touch Pad. Its function is identical to that of the Atari 2600 Keypad. Push buttons create basic commands - can be used with games like Star Raiders, and the educational games from Sesame Street. This item comes boxed, has been tested and works fine.
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This is a smart little bit of kit that neatly stores your console and other peripherals away neatly. There is space for one woody console, two paddles, two joysticsk, the power supply and several cartridges. Enables you to store neatly and transport easily and safely.
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The Atari Video Computer System. This is the original 1970's release of the Atari 2600 - often referred to as the Wood Grain console due to the wood like effect. The console has had an AV mod on it to improve the picture quality and allow it to be played on newer TV's. This console comes unboxed with a Joystick, AVs Lead and Power Supply...
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The very first Atari Video Computer System. This is the original 1970's release of the Atari 2600 - often referred to as the Wood Grain console due to the wood like effect. Consequently the rarest and most sought Atari console. This console comes boxed with two Joysticks, a set of paddles, built in RF Lead and Power Supply. The console...
Excellent condition, complete with manuals and all parts and inner boxes.
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The Atari Video Computer System. This is the original 1970's release of the Atari 2600 - often referred to as the Wood Grain console due to the wood like effect. This console comes unboxed with a Joystick, RF Lead and Power Supply. The console has been tested and works fine.
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Computer programming made easy.
This is a US release game which will work on a PAL console, but the colours may be incorrrect
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The clock is ticking off the last few seconds. You don't have the ball and you're down by two points. So you force a wild shot, leap high for the rebound, then make a spectacular break fro the winning basket.
This game is brand new and sealed
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The clock is ticking off the last few seconds. You don't have the ball and you're down by two points. So you force a wild shot, leap high for the rebound, then make a spectacular break fro the winning basket.
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The earth is in trouble and you are the only hope for survival! From the control pad of your combat tank you must search out and destroy automated weapons that have invaded the countryside. Armed with a radar screen and turret gun, your mission is to find aerial fighters, enemy tanks, super tanks and flying saucers before they find you. Get...
This game is brand new and sealed
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You are a prisoner of an alien planet that is made up of mazes. Robot gangs hunt you and you must shoot them before they hit you. Evil Otto, a grinning sinister face who is invincible, pursues you. If you can keep cool and not go bonkers, you'll eliminate robots, escape Evil Otto and score big points.
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It's Fun! Ten different game levels challenge, entertain and reward children. It's educational! Big birds egg catch helps children practice visual and problem solving skills, and encourages learning through play.
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Chivalry is not dead! Fair Daisy Damsel is being pursued by mean Ollie Ogre! Only you have the blueprint for the machine that can stop him, but Oh-No! Where did the parts go?
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Your objective is to roll as high a score as possible, whether you're playing a one-player or a two-player game. There are ten "pins" to knock down. You have two tries rolls) to knock down the pins each time you're up. Each game consists of ten "frames" (or turns). The winner is the player with the highest score once all ten...
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Touch me: The computer plays a series of tones and you must match. Count me: The computer will play a sequence of digits to be matched in order. Also includes Picture me, Find me, Add me and Play me games.
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Smash! Pow! Crunch! A brick wall appears at the top of the screen, and your mission is to smash two walls off the playfield - one brick at the time. Use the controller to move the paddle across the bottom of the screen. With the paddle, hit the ball into the wall. Each time the ball hits the brick, the brick disappears and you score points.
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Cruise along at 20MPH or go flat out at 220MPH. Bump into other cars and send them crashing! Jump to clear water. and to get out of tight situations. Jump on other cars to make them crash!
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Introducing the gnarliest bunch of games under the sun. Games invented on the beaches by sun-baked beach bums with a fondness for ripping, grinding and shredding. With four radically thrilling events intended to bring you to the edge and blow your mind.
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Fire at moving targets; ducks, owls, rabbits and pipes. Use your bullets carefully; don't let flying ducks eat them up. Hit all the pipes then clear the moving targets from the screen. Hit the numbers and get bonus bullets to defeat the ravenous ducks.
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Atari Casino - an Atari Game Program - three different games to choose from - Black Jack, Stud Poke & Poke Solitaire. For one to four players.
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Watch out! Here come the slithering Centipede, the poisonous scorpion, a mischievous spider and a pesky flea! Aim your magic wand and shoot sparks to stop these pests in their tracks!
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One of the world's oldest games now on your TV. Multiple skill levels - can be changed during play. As in board game: Castling and En Passant moves available. Suitable for learning and skilled players.
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You're piloting a helicopter gunship, flying cover for a truck convoy of medical supplies through enemy territory. Suddenly, your long-range scanner shows squadrons of enemy aircraft closing in on your position.
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How good are your reflexes? To find out, try to pop the ballons by bouncing the clown on the teeter-totter. The more difficult the Pop, the more you score!
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POP! POP! POP! Pop the balloons and score points. A Wall of red, blue, and white balloons will appear at the top of the screen. You must pop balloons by catching a clown on the teeter-totter and bouncing him up to the balloons. Use the controller to move the teeter-totter across the screen to catch the clowns. Each time the clown pops a balloon,...
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Atari Combat - an Atari Game Program - Five different games to choose from - Tank, Tank Pong, Biplane, Invisible Tank & Jet Fighter. For one or two players.
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As a one man army, you face the impossible. Locate and destroy the enemy stronghold. An entire battalion stands in your way. Fire off machine gun bursts and point blank range. Toss grenades as you sprint past hostile trenches. When you reach the target, you'll understand why no-one volunteered.
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