Base Attack

In “Atari 2600 Base Attack,” players control a UFO with the mission to annihilate cities beneath it. Movement is unrestricted, allowing flight in any direction, and attacks are executed by holding the button down and directing the assault. Defensive cities retaliate with missiles aimed at thwarting your efforts. As the game progresses, these missiles evolve … Read more

Paris Attack

Paris Attack is an Atari 2600 game in which players must defend the headquarters of the National Science Centre from an alien attack. The aliens have been alerted by their spies and have launched a surprise assault on the headquarters. Players have six Laserbases to protect their Centerbase. The objective of the game is to … 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

The Year 1999

The Atari 2600 game “The Year 1999,” released in 1983 by Rainbow Vision, is a shoot ’em up title that closely resembles the classic Space Invaders.

Pick Up

Finished, but unreleased until self-published at 2002 Classic Gaming Expo


According to AtariMania, Aquaventure was never mentioned in any Atari communication nor does it show up on any internal part lists. The Atari 2600 game seems to be complete, but was never released for unknown reasons.

Astrowar (Europe)

In “Astrowar” for the Atari 2600, the objective is to target and destroy various celestial objects such as descending stars, mysterious spaceships, rotating bombs, and extraterrestrial creatures, all while evading incoming attacks. As the player’s score increases, the game’s speed intensifies, adding to the difficulty. You can find the NTSC version here.

Astrowar (USA)

In “Astrowar” for the Atari 2600, the player’s goal is to strike down a variety of cosmic entities, including falling stars, unidentified spacecraft, spinning bombs, and space monsters, while avoiding being hit. The game’s pace accelerates, offering increased challenge as the player’s score rises. You can find the European version here.

Action Force

Action Force is indeed the European version of G.I. Joe: Cobra Strike. In this adaptation, the story revolves around the Action Force training camp being attacked by a giant Cobra Combat Machine, constructed by the villainous Baron Ironblood. Baron Ironblood was initially the leader of the Red Shadows in the Action Force comic book universe. … Read more