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ATARI 2600 jr Video Game Console System

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the size and design are overall positive. The usability and portability also get good feedback, but many are critical about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Game Consoles the ATARI 2600 jr Video Game Console System is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 user reviews of ATARI 2600 jr Video Game Console System from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Game Consoles on

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84% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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The 'modern' Atari 2600


Things looked bad for Atari back in 1986. The company had barely survived the video game crash of 1983 and had, in fact, been sold by Time-Warner to Jack Tramiel in 1984. The Atari 5200, which was released in 1982, was a dismal failure that was...

Small; great compatibility; easy to change out video cable

Awful joystick, but the two ports on this take standard 2600 controllers

A compact verson of the 2600. No more and no less.