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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It's fun! Ten different action packed mazes to challenge, entertain and reward children at each level of play. It's educational! Cookie Monster Munch helps children practice pre-reading and pre-writing skills.
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Fly the Cosmic Ark to distant planets, battling meteor showers as you go. Your mission: rescue beasties from a distant galaxy. The Ark will be attacked from every side. The further you go, the faster the meteors fly. Capture the space critters! Launch your shuttleship and pursue stranded creatures. Nab them with your tractor beam and return to the...
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Civilisation is doomed. Unless you can save the Cosmic Kids. You must get your Orbinaur from the planet to the Space Station. Then rescue the kids before the planets orbit decays completely.
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As captain of a flying sub, Sea Hunter, you face danger from air, land and sea. You'll find unimaginable adventure. Sharks and sting rays, mines and monsters, the promise of gold, all create an underwater adventure you won't forget.
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Five brave adventurers travel to reach the treasures hidden in a distant castle. One at a time they venture into danger, through deserts, jungles, dark caverns, and fiery volcanoes. It's up to you and your trusty crossbow to protect them along their treacherous paths!
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Bentley Bear is trapped in Crystal Castles, home of Berthilda the Witch and her wicked cronies. To escape, he must collect all the gems in each castle and avoid the castle creatures. Be careful! Don't let those nasty creatures turn Bentley into bear stew.
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You are the only one brave enough to enter the castle's dark chambers. Once inside the foreboding castle, a dark staircase leads you down to the murky depths of the labyrinths below. Go alone or find safety in numbers from your faithful companion.
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Tron Deadly Discs, based on Tron the movie from Walt Disney Productions! Disc-throwing warriors attack three at a time... and from all sides! Keep TRON moving! Fire back! Help him escape being "de-rezzed"! "Teleport" (in one door and out another) and surprise the attackers. Catch 'em off guard! The higher your score, the harder the game! Warriors...
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Aliens are invading planet Earth! The Alien Landers are turning captures Humanoids into destructive mutants. Stop them from kidnapping the Humanoids. Defend your planet!
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Alien marauders are attacking your planet. They're kidnapping resident humanoids and turning them into mutants! You pilot your ship along the planet surface, blasting away. But first you go for the Landers - the most treacherous of the aliens. You race to the nearest Stellar Gateway and whoosh! You experience that eerie time-warp feeling as...
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You are the royal Desert Falcon questing for precious gems and Egyptian hieroglyphs hidden in the endless desert. Invincibility, warp speed, and quick shots are only some of the magical powers you'll gain on your search. But watch out! Flying beasts, blazing fire pots, and howling sphinxes guard the jewels you seek.
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You're in the Demon Shooting Gallery where the targets disappear, change form, and sometimes shoot back. Hit a demon of your own colour and you get a shot at a diamond. Hit a different demon and a grim stone skull will get a shot at you.
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Create your own maze as you tunnel fearlessly through the earth. Your goal: to dig up the tasty vegetables that sprout underground. Devilish ghosts, Pookas, and fierce, fire-breathing dragons try to block your way. For one player.
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The big race is on. It's you against the demolition derby king, Crashin' Clyde, and if he can't single handedly destroy your car, he'll bring you o as his sidekick, Smashin' Sam. You'll be racing counter clockwise, and they will race clockwise, trying to ram into your car. They are tough and mean, and with them, there's no such thing as a fair...
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Guide Mario up the ladders to rescue his girlfriend, avoiding the rolling barrels. Mario must jump over them or use the hammer to smash them. In the second screen, Mario musty knock out the rivets. Dangerous fireballs move along the girders and will destroy Mario unless he is clever.
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The Black Warriors have kidnapped your best girl. That was their first mistake. Challenging you and your twin brother in Martial Arts will be their second. But these thugs do not play by the rules.
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Welcome to the exciting world of two-on-two basketball! With Atari Double Dunk you can test your strategy as you race against the clock to lead your team to victory. As offence, use the controller and fire button to choose your plays, set picks, pass, jump and shoot. With defence, use the fire button to block shots and grab rebounds.
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If you've ever dreamed about being a drag racer, wait till you buckle into your big powerful Dragster and rev up the engine. Brrrrm, brrrrm... feel the engine rumble as the countdown clock ticks... 3, 2, 1, GO! It's you against the clock or another racer. You push in the clutch, shift, rev up, shift, rev, shift, rev (dont forget the clutch) and...
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Incredibly brutal endurance circuit. From the break of dawn through the dead of night. From Baja's scorching desert sands through the ice-covered plains of Montana. On hairpin turns to Tennessee, to the zero-visibility of a New England fog. And back. There is no finish line. Driver Qualifications: You never fear, never sleep. Your only goal in...
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Ouch! E.T. is lost on Earth and wants to get home. Help him build an interplanetary telephone to call for assistance before his energy runs out. But beware of government agents and curious scientists who will sap E.T.'s precious energy before he reaches his goal.
Box is a little tatty
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The year is 2089. A collision with a comet has left the earth reeling from radiation poisoning. there's little hope for humanity's survival. It's up to you to rescue the few remaining people. You must leave the protective fortress Albagon and deliver the newly developed radiation vaccine to the survivors. Your journey will not be an...
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For 2 players. One controls Home Team, the other controls Visitors. Program each offensive Lineman. Block... or go out for a pass. You control the Qarterback. Program each defensive Lineman. Follow the play and rush the Quarterback.... or cover the Receiver! You control the Linebacker!
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It's tough to be a frog! Life isn't all lazy days and lily pads - it abounds with dangers. In fact, every leap Frogger take could be his last! Can you help Frogger survive his perilous journey home to safety.
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Far beyond the Northwest Territory, icebergs crack and the wind chill factor is minus 40. This is the land of Eskimos and igloos, of polar bears and frozen toes. This is the home of Frostbite Bailey. Part survivor, parts nuts. He eats raw fish for sustenance but really dines on danger. He's the guy with ice water running though his veins. A...
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A fleet of giant alien creatures hovers in formation over your spaceship. Fire your missiles as you zip across the battlefield and ward off relentless squads of Galaxian dive bombers. A one-player game with nine skill levels.
This game is brand new and sealed
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The contents of the box are Paranormal activity, Franchise applications, one Marshmallow Man, Ghost-Catching gear, one hit song, slime, Laser Stream Throwers, one street map, one temple of Zuul, and a zillion ghosts.
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