Best Atari 2600 Games

This is a selection of the best games for Atari 2600. This doesn't mean the version you will download here is always the Atari 2600 one, it could be the version for another platform. If you are looking for Atari 2600 versions only, check the new Game Browser.

Pac Man

Pac Man doesn't need any introduction. The arcade designed by Toru Iwatani for Namco and released in 1980 is the most popular videogame ever created. The yellow dots eater and the four ghosts Blinky,...

Year: 1984 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2017-04-17 Tags: arcade maze

Pitfall!

Pitfall!, also known as Pitfall Harry's Jungle Adventure, is a legendary platformer designed and programmed by David Crane in 1982 for the Atari 2600. In this game you are Pitfall Harry, a hero vaguely...

Year: 1983 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2017-10-02 Tags: arcade platformer atari 2600

Klax

Klax is a puzzle game created by Atari Games and published in 1990 for arcades and home computers. The object is to catch assorted color falling tiles and create rows, columns, or diagonals of a single...

Year: 1990 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2017-07-11 Tags: arcade puzzle-solving

Pitfall II: Lost Caverns

Pitfall II: Lost Caverns is the sequel to the award-winning PItfall by David Crane and was developed and published by Activision in 1984 for 9 different platforms including Apple II, Commodore 64, Colecovision...

Year: 1984 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2017-10-09 Tags: arcade atari 5200 atari 2600

Boulder Dash

Boulder Dash is a popular strategy/maze game originally created by Peter Liepa and Chris Gray for Atari 8-bit and released by First Star Software in 1984. The game was ported to several platforms including...

Year: 1984 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2017-01-04 Tags: arcade puzzle-solving maze

Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters by Activision is a video game officially based on the 1984 Ghostbusters movie. It was released the same year of the film on several home computers, including Commodore 64, Apple II and MSX....

Year: 1984 Genre: Action Updated: 2016-12-11 Tags: licensed movies

Adventure

Adventure is considered the first action-adventure ever created and it's one of the most important titles of the video game history. Developed by Warren Robinett for Atari, it was released in 1979-1980...

Year: 1980 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2016-09-15 Tags: atari 2600 fantasy puzzle-solving action-adventure

Star Wars

Star Wars is an arcade created by Atari in 1983, during the "golden age" of the arcade games. Using 3D vector graphics, the game is first person space sim, simulating the attack on the Death Star from...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-05-04 Tags: arcade sci-fi/futuristic shooter movies wireframe

BurgerTime

BurgerTime is the first Commodore 64 game added to GamesNostalgia. It is an arcade game created by Data East in 1982 and later ported to several 8-bit platforms, including the Commodore 64 in 1984. The...

Year: 1984 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2016-12-18 Tags: arcade commodore 64

Double Dragon

Double Dragon is a beat ‘em up created by Technos Japan and released in 1987 by Taito. Originally released as an arcade game, versions were also created for a variety of home computers and consoles...

Year: 1988 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2016-06-25 Tags: fighting

The Activision Decathlon

The Activision Decathlon, or simply Decathlon, is a sports simulation created by David Crane initially for the Atari 2600 and published in 1983. It was then ported to MSX, Colecovision, Atari 5200 and...

Year: 1984 Genre: Sports Updated: 2017-10-06 Tags: olympic games driving jump simulation

Commando

Commando is a 2D action shooter arcade created by Capcom in 1985. It was ported first to the BBC Micro and ZX Spectrum. In the years following its release it was ported to multiple platforms including...

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-04-17 Tags: arcade walkabout vertical-scrolling top-down

Joust

Joust is a popular arcade game developed by Williams Electronics and released in 1982. It was one of the first and most successful two-player cooperative games. The players control two knights riding...

Year: 1986 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2015-12-05 Tags: arcade co-op 2 players

Battlezone

Battlezone is an arcade game created by Atari and released in 1980. It's the precursor of modern 3D first-person shooters (FPS), using wireframe vector graphics rather than raster graphics. It was very...

Year: 1983 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2015-11-24 Tags: arcade sci-fi/futuristic tanks fps