Retro Atari 2600 Cartridges Print
Monday, 15 February 2010 01:47
What was under your Christmas tree in 1977 - That hand knitted sweater from grandma? A tub of Slime? Orthello? or how about a skateboard? Or did you get an Atari Video Computer System?? In 1977 I was 6 - I don't remember what I got that Christmas but I do know it wasn't a 2600.... That I had to buy myself many years later.

Released in October 1977, the Atari VCS (renamed to Atari 2600 after the release of the 5200), went on to sell 30,000,000 units world-wide. Although released a year after the Fairchild Channel F, it marked the start of the home video game revolution and kept kids glued to the telly ever since.

Atari 2600 - Atari - Asteroids Atari 2600 - Atari - Pac-Man Atari 2600 - Atari - Space Invaders Atari 2600 - Atari - Defender Atari 2600 - Atari - Missile Command Atari 2600 - Atari - Berzerk
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You can take a look at all 154 cartridges on my Flickr set