Home Run

Home Run (Sears title is Baseball) is a 1978 sports video game for the Atari 2600 that attempts to simulate baseball, albeit with significant simplifications compared to the real sport. Key differences include the absence of fly balls, independent fielders, and a pitcher’s mound. The pitcher stands at second base, and there are only one … Read more

Human Cannonball

Human Cannonball is a non-military artillery-style video game released in 1979 for the Atari 2600, with the Sears version titled Cannon Man. The objective of the game is to fire a human cannonball (a man shot from a cannon) at the correct angle and speed to land him in a water tower. Players earn one … Read more


Codebreaker is a video game released in 1978 by Atari, featuring three distinct games, each with six variations: Bagels, Nim, and Mastermind. In each game, the player must take turns guessing a numerical code and entering it using the keyboard controller. The games can be played in single-player mode or in a two-player mode, where … Read more


Atari 2600 Breakout, released on May 13, 1976, was an influential game that had a significant impact on the video game and computer industries. Conceptualized by Nolan Bushnell and Steve Bristow, and influenced by the 1972 Atari arcade game Pong, Breakout was a huge commercial success in arcades, ranking among the top highest-grossing arcade video … Read more


According to AtariMania, the source code for Boggle was found on a set of disks that came from Atari. An EPROM version that David Crane once sent to his mother also exists. The game appears to be almost complete, but still has some bugs that need to be fixed. Atari decided not to release Boggle, … Read more

3-D Tic-Tac-Toe

3D Tic-Tac-Toe for the Atari 2600 is an adaptation of the classic tic-tac-toe game with an added dimension, making it a more challenging and engaging experience for players. The game was developed and published by Atari, Inc. in 1980. Instead of the traditional 3×3 grid, 3D Tic-Tac-Toe uses a 4x4x4 cube, providing a total of … Read more