Dodge ‘Em

Dodge ‘Em (Sears title: Dodger Cars) is a driving-themed maze game for the Atari VCS (later Atari 2600), where the player controls a car driving counter-clockwise, avoiding computer-controlled cars trying to cause a head-on collision. The goal is to collect all the dots from the maze. The maze’s roadways have four gaps at the top, … Read more

Fatal Run (USA)

Fatal Run is a post-apocalyptic driving game for the Atari 2600, released in the late 1980s. Set in the year 2089, the game’s premise involves a comet collision that has caused widespread radiation poisoning on Earth. With humanity’s survival at stake, players are tasked with delivering a newly developed radiation vaccine to the remaining survivors. … Read more

Up’n Down

Up’n Down is a vertically scrolling game with a pseudo-3D perspective. Players control a purple dune buggy, resembling a Volkswagen Beetle, as it moves along a single-lane path. Using the joystick, pressing up or down adjusts the buggy’s speed, while pressing left or right changes lanes at intersections. The “jump” button enables the buggy to … Read more

Street Racer

Street Racer, also known as Speedway II in its Sears release, was one of the two launch titles for the Atari 2600, along with Air-Sea Battle. Developed by Larry Kaplan, Street Racer offered a total of 27 game variations, providing players with a diverse gaming experience. The game was divided into six sub-games: Each sub-game … Read more

Sprint Master

Sprint Master is an exhilarating racing game featuring an overhead view of the racetrack where two players compete to complete the required number of laps first. Occasionally, bonuses materialize on the track, which can improve your car’s traction or provide a short-lived speed increase. However, obstacles like oil slicks may also emerge, leading to loss … Read more

Spy Hunter

Spy Hunter is a vertically-scrolling driving game where players assume the role of a secret agent in control of a well-equipped sports car. The objective is to navigate the highway, eliminating as many enemy vehicles as possible while safeguarding civilian cars. The game employs a top-down viewpoint.

Sky Jinks

Sky Jinks is a vertically-scrolling, air racing-themed video game for the Atari 2600 that puts the player in control of a low-flying Seversky XP-41 airplane in a time trial challenge. The objective is to complete each game level by banking around a specified number of pylons—left for blue pylons and right for red pylons. The … Read more

Road Runner

Road Runner is a racing video game for the Atari 2600, inspired by the classic Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner cartoons. In the game, players take on the role of Road Runner, who is relentlessly pursued by Wile E. Coyote. The game is set in an endless side-scrolling environment, with Road Runner running towards … Read more


Racer was the first VCS game developed by Roklan for the Atari 2600 and not based on any existing arcade game. Roklan generally did not publish games under their own name, so most people never knew they existed. While Racer is an alright game, it lacks long term playability. It was probably for this reason … Read more

Racing Car

Atari 2600 Racing Car, released in 1983, is indeed a rare racing game for the Atari 2600 console. While it may not be as well-known as other popular titles from the era, it has become a sought-after collector’s item for fans of the system. The game’s rarity has contributed to its appeal among collectors, as … Read more