Atari 2600 Games Starting with Pe to Po





Pengo

Atari 2600 Pengo

A popular arcade game, Pengo was ported to various game consoles and home computers in he early 1980s. Defeat your enemies by pushing ice blocks together to crush them. You also can capture one if they are shocked and dizzy. Watch out for the time limit.

Pepsi Invaders

Atari 2600 Pepsi Invaders

Coco-Cola commissioned a game from Atari to give for their Atlanta employees. Atari redesigned Space Invaders so that you shoot the letters “P E P S I” instead of space creatures. There were 125 copies of this game made.

Pesco

Atari 2600 Pesco

Little Pesco must find a new place to live. It seems that he found a good home with lots of plankton to eat but you must watch out for the crabs that are out to eat Pesco in this Mac-Man like, very Pac-Man like game.

Pete Rose Baseball

Atari 2600 Pete Rose Baseball

Game play follows the rules of baseball with incredible life-like graphics in this multi-teamed game. It provides a great level of depth never before seen on a game console.

Pete Rose Pennant Fever

Atari 2600 Pete Rose Pennant Fever

Pete Rose Baseball features digitised voice and sound while providing a variety of play options including one- and two-player modes, season play or exhibition play. The game also sports team management capabilities where you can select and order your team as well as hiring new players. You have the ability to run the game for ten seasons.

Phaser Patrol

Atari 2600 Phaser Patrol

Pilot your spaceship on a mission to defend the Human Federation from the Dracon armada.
You begin with a view of the sector map. Locate a sector where the Dracon are located and destroy all enemy fighters located in the sector. Once the sector is cleared, you level-up and warp to a new location. Complete all missions to be successful. When sectors are clear of enemy fighters, you have won and the game repeats with increased difficulty. However, if your energy runs out the game is over so be sure to recharge your ship by visiting one of the allied starbases.

Picnic

Atari 2600 Picnic

Your goal is to protect your picnic from the flies that want nothing other than to eat your food. Use your fly swatter when the flies are close enough: they will stick out its tongue to eat the food. If you can swat the fly right when it has its tongue out, it will be knocked out and fall into your fly trap. After knocking all the flies out, you face the fly boss! This fly has one super large appetite.

Piece O’ Cake

Atari 2600 Piece O' Cake

In this game, you are a cake chef. Your goal is simple: build cakes! While your goal is simple, the task is made difficult because you must make many different sized cakes at the same time. Cake pieces come out on a conveyor belt at the bottom of the screen. Drop each cake layer such that each layer is the same size or smaller than the one beneath it. After you have created a cake, you need to top it off with a cherry.

Pigs in Space

Atari 2600 Pigs in Space

This game is a compilation of three smaller games much like Gorf. If you choose the character Cluck, the first game is a clone of space invaders. While exploring the planet Cluck, our intrepid hero was set upon by space chickens. Destroy them before they make their way all the way to the planet. Do this by firing link sausages up at the chickens. The chickens are not helpless. They are dropping space chicken eggs.

Pinball

Atari 2600 Pinball

Pinball game developed by Zellers for the Atari 2600.

Pink Panther

Atari 2600 Pink Panther

Pink Panther was to be released in March 1983 but there enough chips to actuall produce the game. Years later this game was found in a thrift store by a lucky collector. As the Panther, catch the bricks and fill in the holes in the floor. Missing a brick creates another hole that must be filled. When you fill the holes, you move on to the next screen.

Pitfall II: Lost Caverns

Atari 2600 Pitfall II: Lost Caverns

Pitfall became a top hit in the early 1980s and was ported to many platforms. You play the role of Pitfall Harry on a quest to locate treasure deep in the jungle. Look for money bags, silver bars, gold bars, and diamond rings. As with any good game, there are just as many bad guys looking to see you in. Some of these bad guys merely deduct points from your score, while others are fatal. Watch out for rolling logs, holes, scorpions, alligators, snakes, bottomless pits, swamps, and fires.

Pitfall!

Atari 2600 Pitfall!

Pitfall became a top hit in the early 1980s and was ported to many platforms. You play the role of Pitfall Harry on a quest to locate treasure deep in the jungle. Look for money bags, silver bars, gold bars, and diamond rings. As with any good game, there are just as many bad guys looking to see you in. Some of these bad guys merely deduct points from your score, while others are fatal. Watch out for rolling logs, holes, scorpions, alligators, snakes, bottomless pits, swamps, and fires.

Planet of the Apes

Atari 2600 Planet of the Apes

Alligator People was introduced in 1999. However, Matt Reichert was researching his new AtariProtos.com website and came to the realization that this game must instead be Planet of the Apes and was simply mislabelled as Alligator People.

Planet Patrol

Atari 2600 Planet Patrol

You place the role of an ace fighter pilot. Your mission is simple, take down all enemy fighters and don’t get shot down in the process.

Poker Plus

Atari 2600 Poker Plus

This cartridge includes four games: 1) Black jack 2) another version of black jack 3) Stud Poker 4) Poker Solitaire

Poker Squares

Atari 2600 Poker Squares

Your goal is to place 25 playing cards in a 5×5 grid one at a time. Make the best ten poker hands, five horizontally, five vertically, and optionally the two diagonals. Poker Squares includes two options: 1) The first options disables scoring on the diagonals, making higher scores a bit more difficult. 2) The second option deals the first five cards to the corners and centre of the grid. This makes for a much more difficult game.

Pole Position

Atari 2600 Pole Position

Early racing game, a conversion of the arcade classic. Race as far as you can against other cars before time runs out.

Polo

Atari 2600 Polo

Polo is reminiscent of Pong, but instead of paddles, you play a horse trying to knock the ball in to your opponents net and vice verse.

Pompeii

Atari 2600 Pompeii

This game was discovered in 2001 as being unfinished.