'Asteroids' for the Atari 2600, Game Packaging

Made:
1979 in United States
maker:
Atari Inc.

Packaging for the game 'Asteroids' for the Atari 2600, made by Atari in the United States, 1982.

Packaging for the game 'Asteroids' for the Atari 2600, made by Atari in the United States, 1979.

This version was adapted for the Atari 2600 console from the original arcade game. The player controls a spaceship through an asteroid field, and must destroy asteroids and flying saucers before colliding with asteroids or being shot by the flying saucers. In 2004 this version was included as part of 'Atari Anthology' for both Xbox and PlayStation 2.

Details

Category:
Computing & Data Processing
Object Number:
2007-5026/4
type:
packaging
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford

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