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Can you name the Atari 2600 Characters?
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Everyone remembers the Atari 2600, but can you remember the games by the starring characters?
1977 - Cartridge included with game system
1982 - Often noted as one of the worst video games ever made
1978 - The strike dance was a thing of beauty
1978 - This is about as simple as a character can get
1981 - Essentially Breakout on a seesaw
1979 - The first action-adventure game for a home console
1981 - Pink spaceship?
1977 - The verison for the Sears packaged conslole was called Target Fun
1982 - 'Chicken, fight like a robot'
1982 - Mario & Donkey Kong early in their careers
1982 - The first Star Wars inspired video game
1983 - This is one of the underground monsters that Dig Dug would overinflate until 'POP'
1980 - Activision created game. The object was to.....catch fish
1978 - This is a player. You can tell by the helmet right?
1982 - Seinfeld reference - I wonder if George still has the high score?
1980 - Looks like he's using the driver
1977 - This game had special controls that were similar to the paddle controls but did not have a stop to the twist
1978 - Stick 'em up partner. This was actually a quick draw game. Compared to today's games it was quick draw with slow bullets.
1983 - The old 'knight on an ostrich' gimmick
1983 - This is a gimme
1982 - Pitfall Harry made this one of the most popular games for the 2600
1979 - This is actually a rook
1980 - One of the earliest games with a built-in cheat code. Flipping the power button the right way would yield double shots.
1983 - Evil space birds abound
1982 - This was Atari's best selling original title for the 2600
1983 - An early first person, 3D maze game
1978 - It kind of looks like him
1983 - Mario's first headlining role. Brother Luigi was also introduced within this game
1983 - It sort of looks like a DeLorean
1981 - The best for last. The frustration of just barely missing one bomb....
You haven't played this game yet.
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