Star Wars: Jedi Arena

Star Wars: Jedi Arena is a lightsaber battle video game developed for the Atari 2600, following the success of their first Star Wars game, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. In this game, two Jedi Knights, one blue and one red, engage in lightsaber training, viewed from a top-down perspective. Player one controls the blue … Read more

Mr. Do’s Castle

Mr. Do’s Castle is a platform game released in arcades by Universal in September 1983 and later ported to various platforms, including the Atari 2600. In the game, the player controls Mr. Do, who must score points by collecting cherries and/or defeating unicorn-like monsters within a castle setting filled with platforms and ladders. The player … Read more


Tutankham is a 1982 arcade game developed by Konami and ported to the Atari 2600 in 1983. Players assume the role of an explorer looting the maze-like tomb of Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun. The explorer faces various dangers, including asps, vultures, parrots, bats, dragons, and curses, all of which can kill upon contact. The explorer’s laser … Read more

Star Wars Return of the Jedi: Death Star Battle

Return of the Jedi: Death Star Battle is a shoot ’em up video game released by Parker Brothers in 1983 for the Atari 2600. In this game, players control the Millennium Falcon with the objective of annihilating the second Death Star. The game comprises two stages: Upon accomplishing these goals, the game restarts with a … Read more

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

In the Atari 2600 game Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, players take on the role of Luke Skywalker, piloting a snowspeeder to combat Imperial AT-AT walkers on the planet Hoth. The goal is to delay the walkers from destroying the power generator at the Rebel’s Echo Base. Various difficulty levels exist, with factors such … Read more

Strawberry Shortcake: Musical Match-ups

Strawberry Shortcake: Musical Match-Ups, released in 1983, is a puzzle video game for the Atari 2600, developed and published by Parker Brothers. Players are challenged to reassemble scrambled Strawberryland characters within a specified time limit, as indicated by Mr. Sun moving eastward at the top of the screen. When a character is correctly pieced together, … Read more


Spider-Man is a vertical scrolling action game on the Atari 2600 where players control Spider-Man as he climbs a building to disarm bombs planted by the Green Goblin. Spider-Man can use his web lines to ascend either vertically or diagonally. Generic criminals inhabit the building, moving randomly between windows. A web fluid meter at the … Read more

Sky Skipper

Sky Skipper is a scrolling arcade-style game where the player controls a biplane navigating through mazes to rescue animals imprisoned by enemy gorillas. The primary objective is to drop bombs onto the gorillas, which temporarily incapacitates them and unlocks the cages holding the animals. Afterward, the player must quickly swoop down and pick up the … Read more


In Popeye for the Atari 2600, the player takes on the role of Popeye, attempting to win Olive Oyl’s affection by collecting tokens of her love as she drops them from the top of the screen. To progress to the next level, the player must collect the required number of tokens while avoiding various obstacles. … Read more