Do you remember the ridiculous marketing surrounding the Atari 2600? This is a collection of some of the more ridiculous adverts.
Wow, I can barely, vaguely remember some of these! Is that right? Mario Bros. was really on Atari 2600? That still doesn't sound right to me.
Really was. It was only slightly worse than the NES version.
Wow, I can't remember it at all. But I'm surprised it's only slightly worse. I think of games like Pac-Man on 2600...and even as a little kid, I thought it was horrible (compared to the arcade version, which isn't a fair comparison, I know).
Yeah, *everyone* had arcade versions then, and no one complained when the Colecovision version was superior to the 2600 version. Those were the days. As for Pac-Man, there's a really great version that someone made a couple years ago that is very similar to the arcade version. It's awesome. You can see it here: http://www.atariage.com/sof...
The first time I ever played Mario Bros. was on the 2600.
Neptune IS a jerk.
These were sadly before my time.
I miss Phil Hartman...
Just been playing on my 7800/2600 Enduro and Joust ftw
These commercials used to come on during Saturday morning cartoons. The Mario Bros. one and the Pitfall one I distinctly remember.
Quite the trip down memory lane.
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