In “Carnival” for the Atari 2600, players aim to hit moving targets while managing a finite supply of bullets. The game features both a firing button and left/right controls, with the arcade version offering a two-way joystick for movement. Targets move across the screen in three horizontal rows, each scrolling in alternate directions. These targets … Read more

Front Line

Front Line is a military-themed run and gun video game released by Taito for arcades in 1982, and later ported to Atari 2600 in 1984. In the game, players assume the role of a lone soldier whose ultimate objective is to lob a hand grenade into the enemy’s fort. To achieve this, the player must … Read more

Mouse Trap

In Atari 2600 Mouse Trap, you take control of a cunning mouse navigating through a complex maze filled with doors, corridors, and cheese bits. As the mouse, your primary goal is to collect all the cheese bits while avoiding the hungry cats that chase you throughout the maze. To outsmart the pursuing cats, you can … Read more


Zaxxon is an iconic isometric shooter game that was developed and released by Sega in 1982. The game features a unique perspective, as the player pilots a ship through heavily defended space fortresses from an isometric viewpoint. The objective is to navigate through various obstacles and enemies, while shooting down enemy spacecraft and destroying key … Read more


Venture is an action game with a fantasy theme. Each level features a playable overhead map view. When entering a room depicted on the map, the game zooms in so that the room occupies the entire screen. Players control a round smiley-face character named Winky, whose objective is to gather treasures from each room. Winky … Read more

Mr. Do!

In the Atari 2600 game Mr. Do, the player controls a character who is trying to harvest all the cherries on the screen. However, there are multiple enemies trying to stop them! Mr. Do has two ways to defend himself against these enemies. Firstly, he can push apples located on the playfield onto the enemies … Read more