The 10 Games That Can Not Miss in The Ataribox

During the day today Atari released the appearance that will have its new console to be named Ataribox. The platform will include some of the company’s classic titles.

The console that will have HDMI ports, USB inputs (most likely to connect the controls) and an SD card slot, thus competes with the line of classic Nintendo consoles: the NES Mini and the SNES Mini.

As Atari is one of the classic consoles and one of the pioneers in the world of video games at home, is that in Mouse we make a list with 10 classic titles that can not miss.


The game of the adventurer is one of the great titles that was present in the console, Pitfall was released in 1982 and was present in the Atari 2600 and 5200.

Space Invaders

One of the great classics of the industry and one of the most important games that has hit the market. The title that came under the license of Midway Games to the United States was released in 1978, and certainly must be present in this new console.


The classic Namco game also had its version in Atari 2600. Atari produced about 12 million units of this game, but sold only 7 million copies. The appearance of the title is sufficient to discover the reason


The game originally came out in 1981 for Arcade, but in 1982 it had a version for Atari 2600. The game over the years has become one of the great classics of the console.

Launched initially in 1979 by Atari in Arcade format, in it, the player takes control of a ship that must shoot and destroy the asteroids that surround it. The game had its version in Atari 2600 in 1981.

Dig Dug

Launched in 1982, the game focused on digging tunnels underground and using an air gun to inflate and blow up enemies. The game had versions for different Atari platforms, such as the 2600, 5200 and 7800.

Missile Command

Developed by Atari in 1980, the game simulates an invasion to different cities of the earth and where with missiles we must defend ourselves from the invaders. The game had an Arcade version and one in Atari 2600.


Made by Nintendo in 1982, this video game is based on the popular animated series of the same name. After the game was Genyo Takeda and Shigeru Miyamoto creator of some of the most important franchises in the industry.

Montezuma’s Revenge

Launched in 1984 by Utopia Software, the game is one of the first titles of platforms and action. In title one controls a personage called “Panama Joe”, that moves by different rooms in an underground labyrinth.


Launched by Atari in 1981, in the title the player must shoot some insects in a field of mushrooms (all with great imagination on the part of the player).

Bonus Track: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

Considered the worst video game in history, this title was released for Christmas 1982 and was a complete failure. After not achieving the expected sales hundreds of copies were buried in the desert. Despite being considered the worst game, given its importance for the industry is that it is necessary to be present in this console.

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