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Atari 2600

Atari 2600
alaScore 81

23 reviews

Aug, 2018

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 4.3/5 for other Game Consoles for all reviews. People really like the price, whereas the reliability and usability get less positive views.


usability, reliability

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 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 23 reviews)

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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