US Games

US Games

US Games was a video game division of Quaker Oats (a food company) that formed in 1982 in order to develop games for the then-popular Atari 2600. Sometimes related to the Video game crash of 1983, they released 14 games (with varying cartridge designs) and then closed their doors after only a year in operation.

"None of our games became a hit," says Spokesman Ronald Bottrell. "Instead of pouring in a lot more capital, we decided to drop it." [ [,9171,952210,00.html] - TIME magazine, Oct. 17, 1983 issue]

Published titles

#"Commando Raid"
#"Entombed "
#"Name This Game"
#"Piece o' Cake"
#"Raft Rider"
#"Sneak n' Peek"
#"Space Jockey"
#"Squeeze Box"
#"Towering Inferno"
#"Word Zapper"



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