Wizard of Wor

Wizard of Wor, an arcade game launched in 1980 by Midway, allows up to two players to battle together in a series of mazes filled with monsters. Players clear each maze by eliminating the creatures, and the game was adapted for the Atari 2600 by Roklan Corporation. The objective is for the players’ characters, known … Read more

Wings

CBS decided to pull the plug on Wings mere weeks before it was ready to be released when they closed down cartridge development on October 23rd 1983. The decision was made so late that promotional material (hats and scarves) and even a commercial had been made. (source: AtariMania.com)

Tunnel Runner

Tunnel Runner, released in 1983 for the Atari 2600, is a first-person maze game offering two gameplay modes. GAME1 is a campaign mode with pre-designed levels, while GAME2 generates random mazes for each level. The player navigates a maze from a first-person perspective, aiming to find and use the exit door within a specific time … Read more

Solar Fox

Solar Fox is an arcade game developed by Bally/Midway in 1981 and later ported to the Atari 2600 in 1983. In the game, players control a starship with the objective of navigating through a series of solar cell matrixes within racks. The goal is to capture all the cells in each matrix while avoiding fireballs … Read more

Omega Race

Omega Race, a shoot ’em up arcade game developed by Ron Haliburton and released by Midway in 1981, was later adapted for the Atari 2600 by CBS Electronics. Unique among CBS’s Atari 2600 games, Omega Race includes an extra 256 bytes of RAM in each cartridge, a feature marketed as “RAM Plus.” Set in 2003, … Read more

Mountain King

Mountain King is a platform game for the Atari 2600, where the player assumes the role of an explorer in search of a diamond mine and the temple of an ancient civilization. The objective is to discover and collect the Golden Crown and take it to the summit of the mountain. The mountain environment is … Read more

Gorf

Licensed by Bally Midway

Blue Print

Blue Print is a maze game released in September 1983 as a port for the Atari 2600. The player controls J.J., who is on a mission to save his girlfriend Daisy from Ollie Ogre. To defeat Ollie, J.J. must find all the parts of a machine he has designed, assemble it, and use it to … Read more