Tigervision

Espial

Espial

Atari 2600 - 1983

Fly your ship across the planet surface to reach the enemy bases. Destroy all who get in your way. You can fire either straight ahead with your laser or aim your cursor at a ship to fire two missiles at it.

Espial

Espial

Commodore 64 - 1984

You are a space attack pilot flying at death range over a gigantic space ship. You must fight through the never ending waves of enemy craft while also firing missiles at the ship itself. Good luck! You control your ship with the joystick. To fire, simply press the button. You will fire lasers and missiles simultaneously. The missiles will strike where the cross hair in front of your ship is at the time they are launched. Beware of shots fired at you and do not run into anything that flies.

Jawbreaker

Jawbreaker

Atari 5200 - January 1, 1982

You're loose in a candy factory! Quickly move the chomping set of teeth to eat up all the candy bars. Be careful, the happy faces may get you! Clear the screen and it's time for some quick hygiene - a tooth brush will clean your teeth to get you ready for your next romp through the candy factory.

Jawbreaker

Jawbreaker

Atari 2600 - Released - 1982

Jawbreaker is a video game programmed by John Harris and released in 1981 for the Atari 400/800 by On-line Systems.[1] Originally intended to be a fairly straight Pac-Man clone, Jawbreaker emerged as a relatively inventive version with unique gameplay. It was widely lauded by reviewers, and became a major seller for Sierra Online. The story of its creation forms a portion of Steven Levy's book, Hackers.

King Kong

King Kong

Atari 2600 - Released - October 1, 1982

Rescue the lady from King Kong's clutches atop the Empire State Building. You must climb to the top of the building while avoiding (jumping) the bombs King Kong is throwing at you. The quicker you save her, the greater the bonus.

Marauder

Marauder

Atari 2600 - 1982

You've landed on an alien planet and penetrated the enemy base defended by armed attack robots. Your mission is to find your way to the heart of the base and to destroy the power center of the enemy's weapon system. You start on the right side of a room, randomly selected. You must make your way though various rooms, killing or avoiding the four robots as you go. You need to find the power center and shoot it to clear that level. You must do this before the timer at the bottom runs out. Once you shoot the power center, you will get the remaining time as bonus. You are then sent to a new...

Matterhorn

Atari 800 - Released

Miner 2049er

Miner 2049er

Atari 2600 - Released - 1982

Using the joystick control maneuver Bounty Bob through the mine gathering the blocks of ore, old miner possessions and killing the mutants which scores points. The faster you can gather all the "ore" on each level, the more bonus points you will score as you are working against the clock. Use the push button on the joystick to jump Bounty Bob across open mine shafts.

Miner 2049er Volume II

Miner 2049er Volume II

Atari 2600 - Released - 1983

"Bounty Bob" continues his mining adventure in the year 2049 with three all new screens. Help him claim all of the various mine stations. The three new mine screens will greatly challenge your gaming abilities.

Polaris

Polaris

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - November 30, 1983

You're the commander of a Polaris class nuclear submarine. Your mission is to defend your country from enemy attack. You must face one to three enemy subs and one to five bombers in a squad. You must destroy the bombers by shooting missiles. After you destroy the bomber squadron, you must face a dive bomber dropping torpedoes that plunge to your depth then move horizontally. After destroying him, you must navigate through a channel, avoiding or torpedoing mines to reach the next level. Occasionally, an enemy destroyer will move across the screen and will drop a depth charge.

Polaris

Polaris

Atari 2600 - December 31, 1983

You're the commander of a Polaris class nuclear submarine. Your mission is to defend your country from enemy attack. You must face one to three enemy subs and one to five bombers in a squad. You must destroy the bombers by shooting missiles. After you destroy the bomber squadron, you must face a dive bomber dropping torpedoes that plunge to your depth then move horizontally. After destroying him, you must navigate through a channel, avoiding or torpedoing mines to reach the next level. Occasionally, an enemy destroyer will move across the screen and will drop a depth charge.

River Patrol

River Patrol

Atari 2600 - Released - 1984

River Patrol is a 1981 arcade game released by Orca and licensed to Kestern for distribution in the United States. A port was released for the Atari 2600 by Tigervision in 1984. Players take the role of the captain of a river patrol ship in this top-down game. Their mission: to save the poor souls who fell into the river by running them over with the patrol ship. In the ship's way lay boulders, crocodiles, and floating logs, all waiting to sink the vessel. The ship also sinks if it does not reach the dam before a time limit expires. There are 99 levels and it takes approximately 3 hours to...

Springer

Springer

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - November 1, 1983

You are Springer the rabbit. You must jump from cloud to cloud, collecting everything you can, to reach the sun. You must jump from cloud to cloud and touch any items or eggs to collect them. If an egg hatches into a dragon, you can kick the dragon to collect him. There is a bonus timer that counts down on the screen so don't delay. Once you reach the sun at the top, then it is off to a more challenging screen.

Threshold

Threshold

Atari 2600 - 1982

You are patrolling an unknown sector of the galaxy, armed only with your ship's phaser and your skill as a flyer when suddenly you are fired upon by unidentified alien attackers. Quickly you maneuver to avoid their missiles as you return their fire. You fight them off, six against one, to find they were only the vanguard. Wave after wave of aliens attack, each more threatening than the first.

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