Top 10 Atari 2600 Games

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Re: Top 10 Atari 2600 Games

Postby xgame89 » Sun Dec 05, 2010 1:42 pm

love for River Raid, Adventure

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Re: Top 10 Atari 2600 Games

Postby fidgedextro » Wed Apr 27, 2011 11:50 am

I've made two lists. One features my Top Ten games designed exclusively for the 2600, and another Top Ten listing my favorite arcade ports. Both are in alphabetical order.

The Originals:
ATLANTIS
CHOPPER COMMAND
DEMON ATTACK
ENDURO
KABOOM!
KEYSTONE KAPERS
MEGAMANIA
PITFALL II
RIVER RAID
STARMASTER

The Ports:
ASTEROIDS
CENTIPEDE
FROGGER
GALAXIAN
JOUST
JR. PAC-MAN
MISSILE COMMAND
MOON PATROL
MS. PAC-MAN
REACTOR

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Re: Top 10 Atari 2600 Games

Postby Darryl B. » Wed Apr 27, 2011 4:43 pm

Lotta love for the old Activision now, eh? :) ('Course most of us did...)
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Re: Top 10 Atari 2600 Games

Postby fidgedextro » Wed Apr 27, 2011 6:43 pm

Yes, I've always considered Activision to be the best producer of Atari 2600 games. True, many of the games I listed are obvious derivatives of arcade games (ENDURO=POLE POSITION, CHOPPER COMMAND=DEFENDER, etc), but the wizards at Activision managed to make them graphically cleaner and with less flicker than the official Atari versions.

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Re: Top 10 Atari 2600 Games

Postby Darryl B. » Wed Apr 27, 2011 7:19 pm

Yep, no argument there at all, especially in regards to the solid graphics!
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