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How many games does the Atari 2600 have?

The short answer is, there were more than 750 games released for the Atari 2600.

Now for the long answer …

The Atari 2600, also known as the Atari Video Computer System (VCS), is a home video game console released in 1977. It was one of the first gaming consoles to gain widespread popularity, and it played a key role in the development of the modern gaming industry.

The Atari 2600 had a large library of games, and it is difficult to determine an exact number of how many games were released for the console. However, it is estimated (as mentioned above) that there were over 750 games released for the Atari 2600 during its lifespan.

Here is a list of some of the more popular games that were released for the Atari 2600:

  1. Adventure
  2. Asteroids
  3. Battlezone
  4. Centipede
  5. Defender
  6. Donkey Kong
  7. Joust
  8. Missile Command
  9. Pac-Man
  10. Space Invaders
  11. Tempest
  12. Warlords

This is just a small sampling of the many games that were available for the Atari 2600. If you owned an Atari 2600, you likely had a wide variety of games to choose from. The console was popular for its simple, yet addictive gameplay, and it remains a nostalgically beloved part of gaming history to this day.

Of course, I know a list of 12 Atari 2600 games is not enough for diehards, so here are 100 more!

  1. 3-D Tic-Tac-Toe
  2. Air-Sea Battle
  3. Asteroids Deluxe
  4. Backgammon
  5. Basketball
  6. Berzerk
  7. Black Widow
  8. Blue Print
  9. Bowling
  10. Breakout
  11. Canyon Bomber
  12. Casino
  13. Centipede
  14. Championship Soccer
  15. Checkers
  16. Chess
  17. Circus Atari
  18. Combat
  19. Cosmic Ark
  20. Cosmic Commuter
  21. Crackpots
  22. Crystal Castles
  23. Dark Cavern
  24. Defender II
  25. Demolition Herby
  26. Demons to Diamonds
  27. Desert Falcon
  28. Dodge ‘Em
  29. Double Dunk
  30. Dreadnaught Factor
  31. Enduro
  32. Fishing Derby
  33. Flag Capture
  34. Football
  35. Freeway
  36. Frog Pond
  37. Frostbite
  38. Golf
  39. Grand Prix
  40. Hangman
  41. Haunted House
  42. Home Run
  43. Human Cannonball
  44. Hunchback
  45. Indy 500
  46. Joust 2: Survival of the Fittest
  47. Jungle Hunt
  48. Kangaroo
  49. Keystone Kapers
  50. Laser Blast
  51. Lock ‘N’ Chase
  52. Major League Baseball
  53. Maze Craze
  54. Maze Invaders
  55. Missile Command 2
  56. Monte Carlo
  57. Night Driver
  58. Off the Wall
  59. Oink!
  60. Outlaw
  61. Pac-Man Plus
  62. Pac-Man: Special Color Edition
  63. Pong Sports
  64. Pressure Cooker
  65. Private Eye
  66. Q*bert
  67. Quest for Quintana Roo
  68. Realsports Baseball
  69. Realsports Football
  70. Realsports Soccer
  71. Realsports Tennis
  72. Realsports Volleyball
  73. Red Baron
  74. Return to Haunted House
  75. River Raid
  76. Robin Hood
  77. Save Mary
  78. SeaQuest
  79. Shark Attack
  80. Skiing
  81. Sky Diver
  82. Slot Machine
  83. Slot Racers
  84. Space Attack
  85. Space Invaders: Part II
  86. Space Jockey
  87. Spider Fighter
  88. Sprintmaster
  89. Street Racer
  90. Submarine Commander
  91. Super Breakout
  92. Super Challenge Baseball
  93. Super Challenge Football
  94. Super Football
  95. Surround
  96. Swordquest: Earthworld
  97. Swordquest: Fireworld
  98. Swordquest: Waterworld
  99. Tempest: The Galactic Battle
  100. Video Checkers

Next up in the Atari rolodex: When did they stop making Atari 2600 games?

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