Atari 2600 Checkers Instructions A New Twist on a Classic Game Checkers, a classic game known by many, has been transformed to allow an entire family to challenge the Activision computer across three difficulty levels. Before jumping into the game, it’s essential to familiarize yourself with the basics of moving your pieces and the innovative … Read more


Indeed, Bridge by ACTIVISION for the Atari 2600 offers an ultimate solitaire bridge gaming experience. It randomly deals hundreds of millions of hands, ensures a computer partner who abides by the game’s rules, and also serves as your opponent once you’ve set a contract. Notably, you can replay the same hand multiple times until satisfied … Read more


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

Venetian Blinds Demo

It’s a prototype. Activision never made a game out of this demo, the sunset was later used in the background of Barnstorming, Chopper Command, Seaquest and Pitfall II – Lost Caverns. (source:


Atari 2600 Tennis is a simple and enjoyable tennis simulation game that offers singles matches for one or two players. In the game, one player is represented by a pink character, while the other is blue. The game features two selectable speed levels, allowing players to choose the pace of their match. One of the … Read more


Stampede is a horizontally-scrolling action game with a cattle round-up theme where the player moves from left to right. The goal is to round up all the cattle by lassoing them without letting more than two pass by. If a third one escapes, the game ends. Although all cattle run in the same direction as … Read more

Skeet Shoot

Skeet Shoot is an Atari 2600 game where the player takes on the role of a skeet shooter aiming to hit clay pigeons. Pressing the controller button launches a clay pigeon, and pressing it again fires a shot. The joystick is used to adjust the gun’s angle. If the bullet successfully hits the clay pigeon, … Read more