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Asteroids was a huge hit in the arcades, and it remained a great game when it was ported to the Atari 2600 home video game system. Sure, the graphics were slightly different, but for the most part the same great gameplay was there and you could pretend you were still in the arcade without paying out your quarters.
If you played the Atari 2600 back in the day and still keep playing it today, there’s a pretty good chance you are an Atari geek. What are some other signs to look for to tell if you’re an Atari geek? Well, read on for 100 telltale signs that you just might love your old Atari 2600 a little too much.
The Atari 7800 home video game system never had much popularity, but its graphics were equal to if not better than the Nintendo Entertainment System of the time. Better yet, you could play Atari 2600 games on the 7800.
When Pac-Man was released for the Atari 2600 home video game system in the early 1980s, expectations were high. Unfortunately, the game came nowhere near to those expectations. In fact, the Atari 2600 version of Pac-Man wasn’t much like the original arcade version. But still, it was a fun game to play.
Fans of retro gaming might not be familiar with the Odyssey two home video game system from Magnavox, but those of us who were around back in the day remember how much fun it could be.