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Atari 2600

Atari 2600
alaScore 75

23 reviews

Dec, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews of Atari 2600. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Game Consoles for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price. There are some less positive reviews about the reliability and usability.


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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Game Consoles the Atari 2600 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Atari 2600 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Game Consoles on Comments are divided on the price, whereas some have doubts about the reliability and usability.

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This summary is based on the product: Atari 2600 Joystick TV Plug And Play Home Video Game System

Dec, 2015

Expert review by: Martin (

Missile Command review


Arcade to console conversions became a big thing on the Atari 2600 after Space Invaders popularized the system. Many classic arcade games of the era found their way onto Atari 2600 cartridges. One of those games is Missile Command. With its simple to...

Overall, this is a very addictive game with reasonably good graphics and sound for the time period. However, even the games with the best graphics and sound must survive on their gameplay, particularly for an era this old. I would recommend that...

Expert review by: Brett Alan Weiss (



This adaptation of Kaboom! pales in comparison to the Atari VCS original because it lacks paddle control, making the game harder and far less enjoyable. Blocky buildings have been added to the background in a weak attempt to spruce up the graphics, and a

Product Specifications

Video Game - Atari 2600 Joystick TV Plug And Play Home Video Game System The one that started it all! If it wasn't for the Atari 2600 Home Video Game System, we would never have the Sony Playstations or Nintendo Wiis! Now, the classic Atari system has been condensed into 1 joystick which plugs directly into your TV! An exact replica of the original from the early 1980s, this Atari 2600 Joystick TV Plug & Play Home Video Game System offers TEN video game classics with the original style Atari graphics, including Centipede, Breakout, Pong, Asteroids & Missile Command! This pop culture icon is an absolute must have, and it's over $100 cheaper than the original system was 27 years ago!!!!