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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This is it! The best of all worlds: Real pinball and video arcade action in one fabulous game. Pull the spring. Keep your eye on the screen. Then work those flippers to keep that ball dancing as long. And best of all, Midnight Magic doesn't eat coins!
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Creepy, crawly bugs have invaded your garden patch - and you've got to act fast to get rid of them! But watch out! The Millipede cousin to the famed Centipede - is the most insidious insect of all! Use your Trak-Ball controller for faster action.
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Your sense of timing and perceptiveness in judging distance are about to be fine tuned! This exciting video game simulates an actual Minatuare Golf course, complete with moving obstacles.
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The Aliens from the planet of Krytol have begun an attack on the planet Zardon. The Krytolians are warriors out to destroy and seize the planet of Zardon. Zardon is the last of the peaceful planets. The Zardonians and skilful and hardworking people. The cities are built up and rich in resources. It is truly a planet void of crime and violence. As...
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Hop into your Moon Buggy and leap over huge craters and land mines, explore lunar boulders, battle UFO's, alien tanks and low flying land rockets.
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Rescue miners stranded on the moons in Star Quadrant Jupiter 2! Brave deadly photon torches, space bullets and aurora flares. Only skilful navigation, precise shooting and careful use of your Force field Shield can keep the U.S.S. Moon Sweeper in one piece!
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Pick all cherries in the orchard. But you're only safe for the moment! Bad guys are not all that defenceless. They can transform. Be clever! You can mow a path and push the apple on top of the Bad guys. Eliminate all Alphamonsters to spell E-X-T-R-A. But be careful!
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Meet the queen of video games - Ms. Pacman! She's all dressed up - and hungry as ever! Score points as Ms. Pac-man gobbles up dots, energy pills, fruit, pretzels, and of course, those grumpy ghosts.
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Welcome to my golf the latest state of the art golf simulation for your Atari 2600. It's amazingly real with rivers, sand traps, ponds, trees, roughs and out of bounds. Play alone or join a friend into a relaxing game of My Golf. But don't be fooled, you need skill, strategy and great concentration.
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You're in the drivers seat and the track is just ahead of you. You have to accelerate and steer the car through one of the four tacks. But, each time you veer off the track and hit one of the pylons or hit an oncoming car, a simulated crash scene will appear on the screen.
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Far away in the Mysterious East on the other side of the world, there lived an adventurous lad named Kung Fu Lu. Lu's grand longing was to crush the ancient, evil wall that plagued his friendly neighbours. Guarding the wall was a mystical dragon and a cunning blackbird. The dragon would cast balls at brave Lu. If Lu successfully deflected...
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It's fun! Seven different game levels challenge, entertain, and reward children. It's educational! Game levels progress from simple, noncompetitive games for younger children to fast and dynamic games for older children. OSCAR'S TRASH RACE helps children practice numerical and prereading skills and encourages learning through play.
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Classic game of skill and strategy. Four different game modes. For one or two players.
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Sixteen different shooting video games or variants on one video game cartridge. Gunslinger & Target Shoot games for either one or two players.
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It's your job to keep Pacman as happy as possible. In order to do this you must guide him around the maze so that he can eat his video wafers and power pills. Help him chase the ghosts and gobble them up before they gobble him!
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Okay, soccer fans, the Atari Championship soccer team challenges you to a game. The Atari computer team is waiting impatiently inside your Game Program Cartridge for you to select one of the games - they really want to show you their stuff!
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Phantom Tanks threaten your armoured car and energy base with its relentless firing. You must strikeback and defend yourself and energy base.
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As commander of the desert crawler, Phoenix, your mission is bizarre yet vital. Flocks of fierce, mutating birds protect a giant spacecraft that is slowly draining your planets resources. Shoot through the birds to reach the spaceship and stop the parasite within.
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A multitude of coloured symbols are falling from the sky, and it's your job to make them disappear. That's the aim of this crazy game. Watch out for the devils! Work against the clock! Enjoy the excellent playability, superb graphics and sound effects in this hair-pulling, teeth-grinding, excitingly wonderful reflex game! Say adieu to your sanity.
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Let me introduce myself. I'm Pitfall Harry, veteran jungle explorer. Fortune hunting's my game, and yours, too, if you're daring enough to take this trip with me. Don't be nervous; I'll be your guide through the jungle, and I'm one of the best. Untold riches are waiting for us in there, but so are dangers a dozen times...
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You're an ace fighter pilot patrolling and protecting the galaxy. You are constantly being attacked by evil forces who fire missiles at your craft. As you guide your ship across the colorful terrain, you dodge oncoming missiles and you fire back. The object of the game is to destroy as many missiles and the base station before it destroys you....
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Attention! All owners of teeth and gums are in danger! The forces of plaque have infiltrated your mouth. Right now, this bacterial gunk is destroying your teeth, leaving tooth decay in its wake. It's the Plaque Attack! Prepare for battle! Hunks of junk are the enemy, and they're no piece of cake. Here come the candy canes and ice cream cones....
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Get behind the wheel of a sleek Formula 1 race car and go for the number one spot, the Pole Position! Thrilling new graphics let you pass cars or whip round snug curves. One mistake and you could go up in flames.
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In this game, you're Popeye! And your goal is to catch all of Olive's hearts, notes and x's (kisses!) before they hit the water and sink - or before Brutus or the Sea Hag's bottles knock you overboard. Each time you complete a round, you'll automatically proceed to the next - and more difficult one.
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Short-Order Sam needs help to get out all of those hamburger orders. Help him fill each order with the proper combination of tomatoes, onions, lettuce and cheese. Then, rush the completed orders to the Wrapping Room. The customers are waiting!
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Lively and Lovable, Q*Bert Hops to it! Hop Q*Bert from one cube to another. It is up to you to help him escape his enemies, touch every cube and reach the next level. It is complete entertainment with all the exciting colour graphics and sounds of a true arcade game.
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