The console was notoriously difficult to program games on, in part due to design limitations. Programming games often required crafty programmers, combined with ingenious graphical presentation methods. it showcased a fine assortment of high-quality innovative videogames. introducing many people to videogames in the living room. it was developed in secret while Atari began developing pinball machines. This was to prevent internal press leaks which could accelerate a competitor to market. Atari was already in dire straights financially. Before this time, videogaming was limited to arcades. The console allowed you to plug in different styles of controllers. it was popular and sold great because it was good. The console was so good that it lit fire to the counterfeit scene and low-quality game dumping.
Below is the videogame library for browsing at random.
'James Bond 007'
'Tron: Deadly Discs'
'Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark'
'Riddle of the Sphinx'
Our Atari 2600 collection is 25% complete.