“Alien,” a 1982 maze-based video game developed for the Atari 2600 and released by Fox Video Games, centers around navigating a human character through spaceship corridors. The primary objective is to obliterate all Alien eggs scattered throughout by engaging with them. Players accumulate points by collecting various items and must obliterate or evade adult Aliens … Read more

Alien’s Return

“Alien’s Return,” also known as “Col ‘N’,” “E.T. Go Home,” and “Go Go Home Monster,” is a 1983 Atari 2600 video game by ITT Family Games. In this game, an alien who has crash-landed on Earth must recover four spacecraft components to return to his home planet. The player explores various rooms, pressing buttons in … Read more


Amidar was the first in the grid capture sub-genre of maze games and was highly cloned in arcades and for home systems. Amidar gameplay The format is similar to that of Pac-Man: the player is opposed by enemies who kill on contact.[2] The enemies gradually increase in number as the player advances from one level … Read more