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Act of War: High Treason

Act of War: High Treason

Windows - March 24, 2006

Act of War: High Treason (abbreviated as AOW:HT) is an expansion pack for Act of War: Direct Action. It was developed by Eugen Systems and published by Atari. It was released in Europe on March 24, 2006 and in North America on May 30, 2006.

Apex

Apex

Microsoft Xbox - February 18, 2003

Get ready to bury the world’s most renowned cars when you race against them with your own brand of sports car. Start off with a small garage, create the ultimate driving machine and go into business as the up and coming sports car manufacturer. Your goal is to build up a reputation for your brand by racing your cars against real sports cars. The more races you win, the more pedigree your brand will receive. If you consistently win the races, you are put to the challenge to start a production line, sell your cars, design new ones, and continue the cycle.

Arthur and the Invisibles

Arthur and the Invisibles

Nintendo DS - Released - January 9, 2007

Arthur and the Invisibles is an officially licensed game for the French film of the same name (Arthur et les Minimoys in French). Unlike the action adventure games of the same name for the PC, PlayStation 2, PSP and Game Boy Advance, the Nintendo DS version features completely different game play. The game's challenge mode features 90 different micro games which can be played. Each game tests the player's reflexes. Most of these games are played with the stylus. Games have to be unlocked through setting good scores. A number of micro games can be played in multi-player through...

Atari 80 Classic Games in One!

Atari 80 Classic Games in One!

Windows - November 11, 2003

Atari: 80 Classic Games in One! contains Atari 2600 games from the 1970's and 1980's. Over 85 games are reproduced, including arcade titles: Asteroids, Asteroids Deluxe, Battlezone, Black Widow, Centipede, Crystal Castles, Liberator, Lunar Lander, Gravitar, Major Havoc, Millipede, Missile Command, Pong, Red Baron, Space Duel, Super Breakout, Tempest, and Warlords. Also included are Atari 2600 titles: 3D Tic Tac Toe, Adventure, Air-Sea Battle, Asteroids, Atari Video Cube, Backgammon, Battlezone, Blackjack, Bowling, Breakout, Canyon Bomber, Casino, Centipede, Circus Atari, Combat, Crystal...

Battlezone

Battlezone

Apple II - 1983

Battlezone is a first-person tank combat arcade game from Atari, Inc. released in November 1980. The player controls a tank which is attacked by other tanks and missiles. The game uses wireframe vector graphics on a black and white (with green and red sectioned color overlay) vector monitor. It was designed primarily by Ed Rotberg, who designed many games for Atari Inc., and later Atari Games, and Sente.

Centipede

Centipede

Arcade - Released - June 1, 1981

In Centipede, the player is trapped in the Enchanted Forest. Armed with only a magic wand to ward off the forest's insect denizens, all of which apparently are attacking in the player in continuous waves. The player must use the magic wand to shoot sparks at approaching insects to score points by pressing the controller button. Holding down the controller button will set the wand to rapid fire shots. If the player is bitten by an insect, the player will be temporarily paralyzed and lose one of the three starting magic wands. Insect Opponents and Mushrooms All enemy insects have a...

Centipede

Centipede

Atari 800 - 1982

The player is represented by a small, "somewhat humanoid head" at the bottom of the screen. The player moves the character about the bottom area of the screen with a trackball and fires laser shots at a centipede advancing from the top of the screen down through a field of mushrooms. Shooting any section of the centipede creates a mushroom; shooting one of the middle segments splits the centipede into two pieces at that point. Each piece then continues independently on its way down the board, with the first section of the rear piece becoming a new head. If the head is destroyed, the section...

Computer Chess

Computer Chess

Atari 800 - December 1, 1979

This is an early home chess game. The standard U. S. chess rules are used in this game. To move a piece, place the X on the board onto the piece to be moved then press the red button. Next, move the X to where you want the piece to go and press the button again. If the move is illegal, the 2600 will give a warning sound and not make the move. To castle your king, the king and rook must not have been moved. You move your king two squares in the direction of the rook to castle with. The 2600 will then automatically move your rook around your king, completing the move. You cannot castle out of...

Countermeasure

Countermeasure

Atari 5200 - Released - 1982

We've just received word that terrorists have seized one of our missile silo complexes and are threatening to blow up Washington, D.C. These lunatics aren't fooling! They've wired the missiles to a silo computer and started the launch sequence timer. In just 10 minutes the missiles will lift off for Washington... unless YOU stop them. Destroy all the silos in the complex with your long-range turret gun before the timer runs out. If you complete this mission, you'll win the Congressional Medal of Honor... along with 10,000 bonus points and a bonus life. If the timer runs out before you...

Crystal Castles

Crystal Castles

Apple II - Released - 1983

Crystal Castles is an arcade game released by Atari, Inc. in 1983. The player controls the character Bentley Bear who has to collect gems located throughout trimetric-projected rendered castles while avoiding enemies out to get him as well as the gems. Crystal Castles is notable for being one of the first arcade action games with an actual ending, whereas most games of the time either continued indefinitely, ended in what was termed a kill screen or simply just restarted from the first level, and to contain advance warp zones.

Crystal Castles

Crystal Castles

Arcade - Released - 1983

Bentley Bear is trapped in the Crystal Castles! To get out, he will need to collect all of the gems located throughout the castle. The game is played with an isometric view of the multi platformed castle. When Bentley collects all of the gems on the current castle, he will move on to the next, more difficult castle. Wandering throughout the castles are a wide variety of dangerous creatures, which Bentley should avoid. From time to time, a magic hat will appear. If Bentley collects the hat, he will temporarily be invincible to the castles inhabitants.

Crystal Castles

Crystal Castles

Atari 800 - Released - 1986

Crystal Castles is a 1983 arcade game released by Atari, Inc. in 1988 for the Atari 8-bit series. The player controls the character Bentley Bear who has to collect gems located throughout trimetric-projected rendered castles while avoiding enemies out to get him as well as the gems. Crystal Castles is notable for being one of the first arcade action games with an actual ending, whereas most games of the time either continued indefinitely, ended in what was termed a kill screen or simply just restarted from the first level, and to contain advance warp zones.

Dead Man's Hand

Dead Man's Hand

Windows - March 18, 2004

The Mexican gunslinger El Tejon once joined the dreaded Nine gang, hoping to become rich and famous. However, as he became disillusioned with the gang's murderous ways and distanced himself from it, he turned into a liability to the criminals. The gang's leader shot him and left him for dead; barely surviving, El Tejon was imprisoned by the authorities. In the prison, he meets a member of a revolutionary movement, and becomes determined to regain his freedom and exact revenge upon those who betrayed him. Dead Man's Hand is a first-person 3D shooter set in the Wild West. The protagonist is...

Demons To Diamonds

Demons To Diamonds

Atari 2600 - Released - January 1, 1982

Demons to Diamonds is a video game produced by Atari, Inc. and released in 1982 for its Atari 2600 video game system. The game was programmed by Nick Turner with graphics designed by Alan Murphy.[2] In the game, players attempt to shoot demons in a "cosmic carnival" and then pick up the diamonds left behind by them, while dodging shots from enemy skulls.

Dora the Explorer: Animal Adventures

Dora the Explorer: Animal Adventures

Windows - July 15, 2003

Join Dora the Explorer, the monkey 'Boots' and cousin Diego for an exciting adventure in the rainforest. There are a variety of fun activities including animal match-up, feed the animals, amazon river waterskiing and more. The game covers the following concepts: counting and number values, matching colors and shapes, creative play through pictures and music, memory skills and basic Spanish words and phrases.

Enter the Matrix

Enter the Matrix

Microsoft Xbox - Released - May 14, 2003

Enter the Matrix is the first video game based on The Matrix series of films. Its story was concurrent with that of The Matrix Reloaded, and featured over an hour of original footage, directed by The Wachowskis and starring the cast of the film trilogy, produced exclusively for the game. It sold one million copies in its first eighteen days of release, 2.5 million over the first six weeks, and ultimately 5 million copies. First released in May 2003, the same month as The Matrix Reloaded, Enter the Matrix was simultaneously produced with The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions. It was...

Food Fight

Food Fight

Arcade - Released - 1982

As Charley Chuck, you hurl piles of food at your foes, the four crazy chefs, but make sure you eat the ice-cream cone before it melts. This game uses a special analog joystick that is comprised of a centering-bellows and two potentiometers. Food Fight hero, Charley Chuck, gets points by eating his ice cream cone before it melts. To do this, he must fight off Oscar, Angelo, Jacques, and Zorba, the four mean-looking chefs who rise from holes and throw food at him. Each of the chefs wears a different hat: Oscar wears a big hat Angelo wears a small hat Jacques wears a curved hat and Zorba...

Kao Challengers

Kao Challengers

Sony PSP - March 29, 2006

This is a conversion of the platform game Kao the Kangaroo Round 2 ported to PSP. There is one more world, 26 levels in total, and 5 bonus levels. There are 2 different multiplayer modes. The first mode is a deathmatch. The player can choose one of 4 characters (Kao, Parrot, Hunter and Pirate). The fight can be fought on one of ten arenas. Players can use 10 different weapons like rockets, bombs, scorpions, flamethrowers etc. to kill each other. The second mode is a race. There are 3 vehicles to choose from (snowboard, motorboat and bobsleigh). Players can race over 5 different tracks.

Major Havoc

Major Havoc

Arcade - Released - 1983

Long ago the evil Vaxxian Empire overran the galaxy. Most of humanity was enslaved and abducted to the Vaxxian homeworld. A few humans, who were scientists, managed to escape. At the current moment (according to the timeline of the game), the Empire has since collapsed. However, numerous Vaxxian space stations, all blindly controlled and defended by robots, still remain in the galaxy, mindlessly pursuing their original orders. The small band of scientists who initially escaped managed to clone the great human hero Major Havoc, in order to fly his Catastrofighter through a wormhole in space,...

Missile Command

Missile Command

Atari 800 - ROM Hack - 1981

The player's six cities are being attacked by an endless hail of ballistic missiles, some of them even splitting like multiple independently targetable reentry vehicles (MIRVs). New weapons are introduced in later levels: smart bombs that can evade a less than perfectly targeted missile, and bomber planes and satellites that fly across the screen and launch missiles of their own. As a regional commander of three anti-missile batteries, the player must defend six cities in their zone from being destroyed.

Mortal Kombat 3

Mortal Kombat 3

MS-DOS - Released - 1995

Shao Kahn has won. The Earthrealm is no more. In order to revive his Queen Sindel, the emperor Shao Kahn used the Outworld Tournament from Mortal Kombat 2 as a diversion while his Shadow Priests revive his fallen Queen on Earth. Once enacted, the dimensional bridge between the two realms connects, allowing Kahn's extermination squads to invade and destroy Earth, and enslave the population's souls. A small team of Raiden's "Chosen Warriors" survives the attack: Mortal Kombat champion Liu Kang and his ally Kung Lao, Special Forces agents Sonya Blade and Jax, the shaman Nightwolf, the riot cop...

Ms. Pac-Man

Ms. Pac-Man

Atari 5200 - Released - 1983

The gameplay of Ms. Pac-Man is largely identical to that of the original Pac-Man. The player gathers points by eating dots and avoiding ghosts (contact with one loses a life). Power-pellets or energizers change the ghosts, which reverse their course and can be eaten for bonus points. Fruit bonuses can be consumed for increasing point values, twice per level.

Nancy Drew: Double Dare

Nancy Drew: Double Dare

Windows - Released - March 25, 2004

This compilation groups two of the Nancy Drew adventure games together in one package: Nancy Drew: The Secret of the Scarlet Hand Nancy Drew: Ghost Dogs of Moon Lake

Pengo

Pengo

Atari 5200 - Released - 1983

The player uses a joystick and a single button as controls. Pressing the button while pushing the joystick will cause Pengo to push forward the ice block he is facing, which will slide until it hits a wall or another ice block, crushing any intervening Sno-Bees. Crushing more than one Sno-Bee at once will increase the number of points awarded. There are a total of sixteen levels, which repeat in order starting on the seventeenth round. As the player crushes those on patrol, new Sno-Bees hatch from eggs located within ice blocks. At the start of each level, blocks that contain these eggs are...

Pengo

Pengo

Atari 800 - 1983

In Pengo, you must defeat the enemy by pushing ice blocks together to crush them. You also can capture one if they are shocked and dizzy. There is also a time limit to make it a bit more difficult (you must do it in one minute).

Pole Position

Pole Position

Atari 5200 - Released - 1983

In this game, the player controls a Formula One race car. The player completes a time trial lap within a certain amount of time to qualify for an F1 race at the Fuji Racetrack. After qualifying, the player races against other cars in a championship race.

Robotron: 2084

Robotron: 2084

Atari 5200 - Released - 1983

You are a mutant human, who by some freak of nature has the ability to shoot energy pulses from his body in eight different directions! Your job is simple: save humanity from their own creation -- the ROBOTRONS! The gameplay is pretty unique for the time. You can move and fire in any of eight directions. You get thrown in a room with various evil baddies strewn about, you've got to kill all the robots while at the same time finding some way to grab humans and avoid death.

Sorcerer's Apprentice

Sorcerer's Apprentice

Atari 2600 - Released - 1983

Based off the animated Disney classic "Fantasia", Sorcerer's Apprentice puts players in charge of Mickey Mouse as he collects and shoots stars and meteors on the mountaintops to keep the walking brooms from filling the Sorcerer's cavern below. For every caught star, a bucket appears to remove some of the water from the cavern. Mickey also has the opportunity to catch the brooms before they get to the bottom of the stairs and flood the cavern further. If Mickey fails to provide enough buckets, or stop the brooms, they will flood the cavern, and the game is over.

Space Dungeon

Space Dungeon

Atari 5200 - Released - 1983

In Space Dungeon for the Atari 5200, you are the commander of a space archaeological expedition, gathering up the scant remains of a distant planet. Your mission is to collect these treasures, which hold the key to the planet's destruction, and take them to a crystal-powered computer. Scientists believe that the information garnered from the cosmic chunks could save Earth from a fate similar to that of the destroyed planet.

Space Invaders

Space Invaders

Atari 5200 - Released - 1982

Space Invaders is a game in which the player controls a laser cannon by moving it horizontally across the bottom of the screen and firing at descending aliens. The aim is to defeat five rows of eleven aliens—some versions feature different numbers—that move horizontally back and forth across the screen as they advance towards the bottom of the screen. The player defeats an alien, and earns points, by shooting it with the laser cannon. As more aliens are defeated, the aliens' movement and the game's music both speed up.

Space Invaders

Space Invaders

Atari 800 - 1980

Earth is under attack from rows of bomb dropping aliens, and you need to defend it! The rows of aliens begin at the top of the screen, and you control a laser cannon at the bottom of the screen. Your goal is to earn points by shooting the aliens before they can land.

Star Raiders

Star Raiders

Atari 5200 - Released - 1982

As the pilot of an interstellar starship, your mission is to destroy all enemy spacecraft on the galactic chart and prevent them from destroying your starbases. There are three different types of fighters roaming throughout the galaxy; cruisers, fighters, and basestars. With the help of your galactic map, you can find the sectors of the galaxy where these fighters are located and then warp there to destroy them. When all of the fighters in a sector are destroyed, you can warp to a new location for the next battle. Be sure to keep an eye on your starship's energy level; warping to new...

Stargate

Stargate

Atari 2600 - Released - 1984

Save the humanoids from the impending aliens in the sequel to Defender. The task is still rescuing humanoids before Landers can turn them into Mutants, while avoiding and shooting other foes, however you must now carry humanoids to safety through the Stargate of the title. Entering this Stargate not only warps you to the nearest humanoid in jeopardy, but can also warp you ahead (while on the first 15 levels) if you enter it with 4 or more humanoids, and give you extra lives if you warp with 10 humanoids, so there is a trade-off between guaranteeing the safety of existing humanoids, and...

Stargate

Commodore 64 - 1985

In this Defender clone, you are a spaceship that must protect humanoids on the mountainous terrain from approaching aliens. To help you, you are equipped with two weapons. The rapid fire laser is used to destroy any aliens in sight, while the limited supply of smart bombs vaporize alien life on screen. Extra smart bombs are awarded every 10,000 points. Hyperspace can also be used to warp from one part of the planet to another, in the hope of rescuing the humanoids faster. When Landers, one of the enemies, get close to the nearest humanoid, the Landers will pick them up and make their way to...

Super Breakout

Super Breakout

Atari 5200 - Released - 1982

In Super Breakout, there are three different and more advanced game types from which the player can choose: Double gives the player control of two bats at the same time—one placed above the other—and two balls. Losing a life occurs only when both balls go out of play, and points are doubled while the player is able to juggle both balls without losing either. Cavity retains the single bat and ball of Breakout, but two other balls are enclosed on the other side of the wall, which the player must free before they, too, can be used to destroy additional bricks. Points are increased for this,...

Tower Toppler

Tower Toppler

Atari 7800 - Released - 1988

A serious problem is blocking attempts to colonize the otherwise life-compatible planet Nebulus: it's water is poisonous! The only way to return the water to its harmless, natural form is to destroy the eight enormous towers that maintain a mysterious, lethal hold over all forms of this valuable resource. Spurred to action by the needs of your dangerously overpopulated home planet, you must attempt to conquer these alien-forsaken relics once and for all. But it won't be easy! You'll have to climb each tower all the way to the top in order to detonate its vulnerable spot. And, succeeding...

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