In “Burgertime” for the Atari 2600, you guide a chef through a labyrinth, rushing to assemble hamburgers while dodging enemies. Navigate atop burger parts to make them fall; complete a burger to progress. Earn points by dropping ingredients on foes, squashing them, or catching them on descending parts. Use pepper to freeze enemies momentarily. Avoid … Read more


Atari 2600 Astroblast is a conversion of Intellivision’s Astrosmash, a fixed shooter video game. The game features a blend of gameplay elements from Space Invaders and Asteroids. Players control a laser cannon that can scroll left or right along a flat plane to target falling objects like large or small meteors, large or small spinning … Read more

Tron: Deadly Discs

Tron: Deadly Discs is a video game for the Intellivision console, with an Atari 2600 version released by Mattel. Players control Tron, a red character wielding a yellow Disc, in a square arena with black walls. Enemies enter through doorways and throw their Discs at Tron, who must eliminate them using his own Disc while … Read more


Swordfight is a two-player competitive game that features one-on-one sword duels. The game is designed for players to face off against each other, with each player controlling a character wielding a sword that closely resembles a lightsaber from the Star Wars franchise, both in appearance and sound effects. To play the game, players use the … Read more

Lock ‘n’ Chase

Lock ‘n’ Chase, a maze game released in response to Pac-Man, was published by Mattel for the Atari 2600 in 1982. Players control a thief whose objective is to enter a maze, collect all the coins, and any other treasures that may appear, before exiting the maze (a vault) without being caught by the Super … Read more