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


Taz, released in 1983 for the Atari 2600, is a simple yet addictive game in which players control the Looney Tunes character, the Tasmanian Devil. The objective of the game is to guide Taz between the stage lines to eat hamburgers and other edible items while avoiding dynamites. The game only requires the use of … Read more


Astérix, the first-ever Asterix game, was released in 1983 for the Atari 2600 or Atari VCS. The game was developed as an altered version of the game Taz, which featured the Looney Tunes character Taz. Astérix was specifically designed to cater to European markets, where the Asterix comic series was already very popular. In the … Read more

Casino – Poker Plus

Atari 2600 Casino, also known as Poker Plus in the Sears version, is a card game developed and published by Atari, Inc. in 1978. The game provides an opportunity for one to four players to participate in various casino-style card games, such as Black Jack, Stud Poker, and Poker Solitaire. In this game, players can … Read more

Miniature Golf

Miniature Golf (Sears title: Arcade Golf) for Atari 2600 is a classic video game that brings the fun and challenge of miniature golf to your home console. The game features nine unique, playable holes, each with its own set of obstacles and difficulties. Your objective is to get the ball into the cup using as … Read more

Flag Capture

Flag Capture (Sears title: Capture) is a video game released in 1978 by Atari for the Atari 2600. In the game, players are presented with a grid containing white squares, and their objective is to determine which square conceals the flag. To assist in locating the flag, players may be shown a flag symbol or … Read more

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


Telepathy was a prototype game developed for Atari’s Mindlink controller, an innovative yet ultimately failed attempt to create a more immersive gaming experience. The Mindlink controller was a headband that players wore, connecting to the joystick port of their gaming system. The controller was designed to detect facial movements and muscle twitches, theoretically allowing players … 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


Berzerk is a multidirectional shooter video game that was initially released for arcades in 1980 and later for the Atari 2600 in 1982. The game was developed by Stern Electronics and designed by Alan McNeil. Berzerk places the player in the role of a human fighting his way through a maze of interconnected rooms filled … Read more