Atari 2600 Games Starting with Sp to St

Space Jockey

Atari 2600 Space Jockey

You are a Space Jockey at the controls of a highly manoeuvrable Attack Saucer that appears on the left side of the screen. A variety of enemy weapons and obstacles appear on the right and move toward your space ship. These include tanks, jet planes, prop planes and helicopters that all fire at you.

Space Treat

Atari 2600 Space Treat

Control a ship that must reach the top of the screen while collecting the tasty treat located there before returning back tot he bottom.

Space War

Atari 2600 Space War

Flying around a sun fighting gravity and trying to blow each other to bits in this two-player vector game. Options include variable gravity, a black hole, an extra orbiting moon, toroidal space, and playing across a modem connection.


Atari 2600 Spacechase

You left Planet Earth just moments ago for routine moon-based primary-satellite scout duty. You are commanding a squadron consisting of three heavily armed Mark 16 Starcruisers. Suddenly you are attacked by alien enemy raiders energising from the ether…obviously molecularly energised from a distant galaxy. They fire neutron missiles which will destroy your Starcruiser upon impact.

Spacemaster X-7

Atari 2600 Spacemaster X-7

Your mission is to destroy as many Hyperion Military Bases as possible. You can fire missiles through the gaps in the Force Field or from inside the Force Field. If you are able to sneak inside, you must quickly destroy the Base before the Force Field closes in on your Assault Ship. This is no easy task! The Base can construct electrifying Shields during battle and is protected by a variety of deadly defenders. If you are able to avoid all of them, you will be truly deserving of the title Space Master X-7.

Speedway II

Atari 2600 Speedway II

Racing game similar to pole position.

Spider Fighter

Atari 2600 Spider Fighter

Spider Fighter is much like Space Invaders. You control a bug blaster at the bottom of the screen with your mandate to defend the three pieces of fruit at the top right of the screen. Various types of attacking spiders scurry around rapidly, trying to destroy your blaster and steal the fruit. Once the fruit is stolen or you lose all of your bug blasters, the game is over. When all the spiders on a round are destroyed, you move to the next level but things speed up.

Spider Maze

Atari 2600 Spider Maze

This rare game from K-Tel Vision was sold exclusively in Canada.


Atari 2600 Spider-Man

Spider-Man is loosely based on Spider-Man: The Animated Series and Spider-Man Unlimited. Some versions of the game feature some of the voice cast from each and similar character designs. Peter Parker is attending a demonstration of the reformed Dr. Otto Octavius’s new invention when an imposter Spider-Man steals the device. Your goal is to clear your name and uncover the sinister motives behind the device’s theft.

Spy Hunter

Atari 2600 Spy Hunter

Spy Hunter is another port of a popular Arcade game. In fact, this one is so popular that it continues to be brought on to modern game consoles. As with the original, your car is equipped with machine guns to help you get past the numerous enemies out on the road. Occasionally you will come across a weapons van, drive into the back of the van and your car becomes equipped with a second weapon such as smoke screen, oil slick, or missiles.


Atari 2600 Stampede

Round up as many calves as you can. When more than three calves get past you, the game is over. Your points are scored based on how fast the calf is running when it is roped. As the game progresses, more and more calves will be on the screen at one time, and other obstacles will begin appearing to trip your horse and slow you down.

Star Fire

Atari 2600 Star Fire

Star Fire is a port of the 1979 arcade game. Star Fire is a wave-based space shoot’em-up with several surprises that you will not find in the original arcade game.

Star Fox

Atari 2600 Star Fox

Your mission is to collect valuable crystals from another planet. The crystals are located on the planets surface or somewhere in the atmosphere. Fly down into the atmosphere to retrieve the crystals. Of course, here is where the other shoe drops. There are many enemy fighters guarding the planet. Use your laser blasters to protect yourself against these fighter. The game ends when all of your ships have been destroyed. Good luck!

Star Raiders

Atari 2600 Rush Hour

Your mission is to destroy the Krylon fighters that are closing in on your starbases. Find sectors of the galaxy where cruiser, fighters and basestars are located and destroy them. Once all the fighters are destroyed, you can warp to a new location for the next battle. Watch your starships energy as warping to a new location saps your energy. If you completely run out of energy, your starship will be destroyed. Just remember that you can warp back to your starbase at any time to refuel. Also use the starbase to fix your damaged vessel.

Star Strike

Atari 2600 Star Strike

This game has a strong resemblance to the Death Star battle sequence in Star Wars. Fly a space craft into the enemy launch trench and destroy the alien station before Earth passes directly over the launch trench. Evade the alien ships that are defending the launch trench. The red targets are your first priority. If a missile is launched while the earth is in the middle of the trench, it will be destroyed.

Star Trek: Strategic Operations Center

Atari 2600 Star Trek: Strategic Operations Center

Star Trek: Strategic Operations Simulator is based abroad the Starship Enterprise. The top part of the screen contains a third person view of the Enterprise and its gauges while the bottom part is the first person point of view. Battle your way through ten levels. Each round you will encounter Klingon fighters, deadly anti-matter saucers, asteroid fields, and deadly meteors, all of which are capable of depleting the Enterprises energy.

Star Voyager

Atari 2600 Star Voyager

Star Voyager is similar to Star Raiders and Starmaster. Your mission is to pilot your spaceship back to the Capital Starport and save it from the evil Zakoran forces who have violated a recent peace treaty. Control the speed of the action with the left difficulty switch, and the right difficulty switch toggles between lasers and torpedoes.

Star Wars

Atari 2600 Star Wars

The game begins on Tatooine. You are Luke Skywalker and your mission is to meet up with R2D2, C3PO and Obi-Wan.

Star Wars: Death Star Battle

Atari 2600 Star Wars: Death Star Battle

Piece by piece, the empire is rebuilding the Death Star. Once again, the Death Star must be destroyed. Guide you Millennium Falcon through the openings int he force field while blasting away at the tie interceptors.

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