Video Checkers

Video Checkers, released in 1980, is a video game created and published by Atari, Inc. for the Atari 2600 platform. The game was developed by Carol Shaw during her time at Atari. As one of the first female programmers, Shaw’s work on Video Checkers (alongside 3D Tic-Tac-Toe) marked one of the earliest instances of a … Read more

River Raid

River Raid is a vertically scrolling shooter designed and programmed by Carol Shaw and published by Activision in 1982 for the Atari 2600 video game console. Over a million game cartridges were sold. Viewed from a top-down perspective, the player flies a fighter jet over the River of No Return in a raid behind enemy … Read more

3-D Tic-Tac-Toe

3D Tic-Tac-Toe for the Atari 2600 is an adaptation of the classic tic-tac-toe game with an added dimension, making it a more challenging and engaging experience for players. The game was developed and published by Atari, Inc. in 1980. Instead of the traditional 3×3 grid, 3D Tic-Tac-Toe uses a 4x4x4 cube, providing a total of … Read more