Video Olympics


Video Olympics

Infobox VG
title = Video Olympics


developer = Atari
publisher = Atari
distributor =
designer = Joe Decuir
engine =
version =
released = 1977
genre = Sports
modes = Single-player or multiplayer (1 to 4 players)
ratings =
platforms = Atari 2600
media = Cartridge
requirements =
input = Paddle

"Video Olympics" is a video game cartridge programmed by Joe Decuir for Atari Inc. for the Atari 2600. It is one of the nine original launch titles for that system when it was released in October 1977. The game is a port of Atari's popular "Pong" series. It was also released by Sears for their Atari 2600 clone (the Sears Video Arcade) under the title "Pong Sports".

Gameplay

The games are a collection of "batt and ball" style games, including several previously released by Atari as coin-ops in the early 1970s. The games are played using the 2600's paddle controllers, and are for 1 to 4 players (4 players requires two sets of paddle controllers).

Games

"Video Olympics" includes the following games:

* Pong
* Super Pong
* Pong Doubles
* Quadrapong
* Soccer
* Foozpong (based on Foozball)
* Handball
* Ice Hockey
* Basketball
* Volleyball

External links

*moby game|id=/video-olympics|name="Video Olympics"
*StrategyWiki


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