Challenge of Nexar

Atari 2600: The Challenge of Nexar Instruction Manual For Atari and Sears Video Game Systems Welcome to a journey beyond the realms of known galaxies and the constraints of time, to the crucible of inner strength and future warriors. In a distant universe corner, candidates are rigorously trained, yet only the elite withstand the Challenge … Read more

Beany Bopper

“Beany Bopper” is an Atari 2600 shoot ’em up game developed by Sirius Software, a company based in California, and released by 20th Century Fox Games in 1982. In this game, players take on the role of the “bopper,” depicted as a ball, navigating through a field dotted with rectangular barriers. The primary objective is … Read more

Flash Gordon

In Atari 2600’s Flash Gordon, you take on the role of Flash Gordon, the hero tasked with rescuing spacemen lost in the dangerous Spider City and destroying all the hatching pods. The game screen is divided into two sections: the lower part displays a map, while the upper part shows a close-up of the action. … Read more

Worm War I

Worm War I is a game released for the Atari 2600 in 1982 by 20th Century Fox. It is a hybrid of a fixed shooter and a vertically-scrolling game. In the game, the player controls a tank that can move horizontally and vertically, shooting at giant worms and other obstacles that move down the screen. … Read more


Turmoil is a fast-paced shooter. You pilot a ship that is trapped within a chamber of seven tunnels. Your ship can only move up and down along a vertical corridor connecting the tunnels. You are not alone, however. A variety of enemies travel along these tunnels, focused on destroying you. Therefore, the ultimate objective of … Read more

Spacemaster X-7

In 1958, a horror science fiction film called “Space Master X-7” was released in the United States. Around twenty-five years later, in 1983, Fox’s video game publishing division announced a Space Master X-7 video game for the Atari 2600. The game was not based on the original film, as the programmer behind the project, David … Read more

Earth Dies Screaming

In “The Earth Dies Screaming,” the player takes on the role of a space destroyer defending Earth against the Trillians. The Trillians use attack bases to launch Kamikaze satellites and fighter planes at Earth. The player’s weapon will automatically track the vertical motion of the satellites and fighters, but they must track them horizontally and … Read more