Atari 400/800 8-bit Games From 1980

Most of these games were hold over releases from the 8-bit computer launch in 1979. Some might have been finished in 1979 but were not available until 1980. Includes the unreleased demo of “Saucer”. Check out the links… Read More

Video: Atari 8-bit Computer Games From 1979

  When Atari released the 400 and 800 computers in 1979, they were afraid they would not be taken seriously, so they did not emphasized the game playing ability of their machines.    These first five games (Basketball,… Read More

Retro Atari 8-bit Computer Gaming – Arkanoid

By Jeff D. Fulton – 8bitjeff What a pleasant surprise. Arkanoid for the Atari 8-bit computers is a very well made game. Note: My brother Steve and I owned pretty much every Atari game system and computer until… Read More

Truth In Advertising #1: Atari 2600 Launch Games

We love the box-art for the original Atari 2600 games.  The amazing game paintings inspired by the “idea” of the game (but not the action) went a long way to fill-in our imaginations when we played the games,… Read More

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