About the Game Pitfall! is a platform video game designed by David Crane for the Atari 2600 and released by Activision in 1982. The player controls Pitfall Harry and is tasked with collecting all the treasures in a jungle within 20 minutes. The world consists of 255 screens which are horizontally connected in a flip … Read more

Cosmic Swarm

Cosmic Swarm for Atari 2600 Overview: In the vast expanse of space lies WAYPOINT, a major interstellar trading hub operated by a small crew at a strategic crossroads among the stars. It’s a role that promises tranquility but hides unexpected dangers. Lurking within one of its compartments, a colony of giant, alien, mineral-eating termites from … Read more

Communist Mutants from Space (cassette)

Communist Mutants from Space Overview Game Development “Communist Mutants from Space” is a classic fixed shooter game, crafted by Stephen H. Landrum for the Atari 2600, utilizing the Starpath Supercharger cassette add-on for enhanced gameplay. Released in 1982 by Starpath (originally known as Arcadia), the game is often compared to “Galaxian,” albeit with more diverse … Read more

Commando Raid

About “Commando Raid” for Atari 2600 “Commando Raid” is an engaging, full-color, arcade-style game for a single player, developed for play on the Atari Video Computer System or the Sears Video Arcade. In this game, players defend their structures against an onslaught of android commando raiders. These adversaries emerge suddenly, aiming to seize the buildings … Read more


Atari 2600 Coconuts: A Jungle Adventure Dive into the wild with “Coconuts,” where Coco the mischievous monkey is causing chaos by throwing coconuts at Stanley I. Presume, our fearless jungle explorer. It’s your mission to help Stanley dodge these aerial attacks. Watch out, though; Coco’s antics escalate with your success, making the coconuts come at … Read more

Challenge of Nexar

Atari 2600: The Challenge of Nexar Instruction Manual For Atari and Sears Video Game Systems Welcome to a journey beyond the realms of known galaxies and the constraints of time, to the crucible of inner strength and future warriors. In a distant universe corner, candidates are rigorously trained, yet only the elite withstand the Challenge … Read more

Cathouse Blues

In “Cathouse Blues” for the Atari 2600, you play as a character navigating a neighborhood with the goal of remembering the locations of 7 houses with specific occupants. Your objective is to collect money from a teller and visit each of these houses, with each visit costing $20. During the visit, you engage in a … Read more


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


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

Beany Bopper

“Beany Bopper” is an Atari 2600 shoot ’em up game developed by Sirius Software, a company based in California, and released by 20th Century Fox Games in 1982. In this game, players take on the role of the “bopper,” depicted as a ball, navigating through a field dotted with rectangular barriers. The primary objective is … Read more