Spike’s Peak

Spike’s Peak is a unique Atari 2600 game where you take control of Spike, a determined climber racing against time. You may choose the dangerous cliff route over the safer path, but this decision will alter your climbing speed and technique. To reach the mountain’s peak, you must complete five different screens while avoiding threats … Read more

Alpha Beam with Ernie

Alpha Beam With Ernie is an edutainment video game released for the Atari 2600 by Atari, Inc. in 1983. The objective of Alpha Beam is to assist Sesame Street’s Ernie in piloting a small shuttle, collecting fuel tanks (marked with a letter of the alphabet), and returning them to his spaceship so he can journey … Read more


Cakewalk is a game that shares some similarities with the well-known Atari 2600 game, Tapper. While the games have distinct differences, they can be considered distant cousins due to a few shared features. In Cakewalk, you take on the role of a baker tasked with catching cakes as they reach the end of one of … Read more

Open Sesame

In Atari 2600’s Open Sesame, you are transported into a mysterious and exotic world, taking on the role of the courageous adventurer from ancient Arabia, Ali Baba. Your objective is to make your way up to the treasure-laden hilltop, dodging the keen guards by going up and down, and utilizing ropes to navigate your path. … Read more

Save the Whales

In Atari 2600’s Save the Whales, a group of whales is migrating from the Arctic Ocean to Baja for breeding purposes. Unfortunately, a whaling ship in the vicinity is targeting them. Your mission is to use your submarine to destroy the nets or harpoons, as well as the radioactive debris, in order to protect the … Read more


Frostbite: Chilling Adventures on the Atari 2600 In 1983, Activision released Frostbite, an action-packed game for the Atari 2600. This exciting game is centered around a daring protagonist who must survive the freezing cold by building an igloo to stay warm. Players must navigate a series of icy obstacles and avoid dangerous creatures to gather … Read more

Chase the Chuck Wagon

Chase the Chuck Wagon, released in 1983, is a promotional video game for the Atari 2600. The game is centered around a dog named Chuckie, who must navigate through four different maze designs to reach the opening beneath the chuckwagon. Players have a limited time of 60 or 30 seconds per maze, depending on the … Read more


Taz, released in 1983 for the Atari 2600, is a simple yet addictive game in which players control the Looney Tunes character, the Tasmanian Devil. The objective of the game is to guide Taz between the stage lines to eat hamburgers and other edible items while avoiding dynamites. The game only requires the use of … Read more


Astérix, the first-ever Asterix game, was released in 1983 for the Atari 2600 or Atari VCS. The game was developed as an altered version of the game Taz, which featured the Looney Tunes character Taz. Astérix was specifically designed to cater to European markets, where the Asterix comic series was already very popular. In the … Read more

Congo Bongo

Congo Bongo is an arcade platform game developed by Sega in 1983 and later released for the Atari 2600. The game shares some gameplay elements and similarities with Nintendo’s Donkey Kong from 1981, but it features an isometric perspective similar to Sega’s Zaxxon, released in Japan in late 1981. In Congo Bongo, players control a … Read more