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

Xevious

It’s a prototype, never released.

Yars’ Revenge

Yars’ Revenge original Atari 2600 manual Atari Game Program Instructions: CX2655 TABLE OF CONTENTS TERMINOLOGY 1 GAME PLAY 1 USING THE CONTROLLERS 3 CONSOLE CONTROLS 4 GAME VARIATIONS 4 SCORING 5 HELPFUL HINTS 1.YARS’ REVENGE: TERMINOLOGY YAR -> Fly simulator under direct user control.ENERGY MISSILE -> Missile shot by Yar, removes cells.QOTILE -> Laser-base like … Read more

Warlords

Warlords resembles a combination of Breakout and Quadrapong (an early Atari arcade game); up to four players play the game at the same time, and the “castles” in the four corners of the screen are brick walls that can be broken with a flaming ball. Warlords gameplay Warlords is a battle between four warlords, 1-4 … Read more

Wizard

Unfortunately by the time Wizard was ready to be released (1980), Atari was starting to make 4K games with better sounds and graphics than their 2K predecessors. According to programmer Chris Crawford: ‘It didn’t fit well into the product line’. Wizard was simply too dated to be released as is, but probably could have been … Read more

Video Olympics

Video Olympics is one of the nine 2600 launch titles Atari published when that system was released in September 1977. The cartridge is a collection of games from Atari’s popular arcade Pong series. Sears title: Pong Sports Video Olympics gameplay The games are a collection of bat-and-ball style games, including several previously released by Atari, … Read more