Alpha Beam with Ernie

Alpha Beam With Ernie is an edutainment video game released for the Atari 2600 by Atari, Inc. in 1983. The objective of Alpha Beam is to assist Sesame Street’s Ernie in piloting a small shuttle, collecting fuel tanks (marked with a letter of the alphabet), and returning them to his spaceship so he can journey … Read more

Basic Math

Basic Math (or Fun With Numbers) is an educational cartridge for Atari 2600. The game was one of the nine launch titles offered when the Atari 2600 went on sale in September 1977. Basic Math gameplay The player’s objective is to solve basic arithmetic problems. Game variations determine whether the player solves addition, subtraction, multiplication, … Read more

Oscar’s Trash Race

Oscar’s Trash Race is an educational Sesame Street video game developed by the Children’s Computer Workshop and Atari for the Atari 2600 (Atari VCS) in 1983. The game is designed to teach young players basic counting and number recognition skills. In the game, players control Oscar the Grouch as he collects trash from the street. … Read more


The cartridge, the only known 64k Atari 2600 game, came with a Brazilian portable console also called Megaboy.

Eli’s Ladder

Eli’s Ladder is an educational video game developed for the Atari 2600, designed to help children practice and improve their basic math skills. In the game, players are presented with simple arithmetic questions, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division problems. By answering these questions correctly, the player helps Eli, the game’s main character, climb … Read more