What’s In Store For You
Parker Brothers—The Empire Strikes Back and Frogger (both for Atari VCS)…Odyssey’s “The Voice” module should sell for $99. First voice cart—S.I.D. The Spellbinder…U.S. Games—Word Zapper and Towering Inferno (for Atari VCS)…Tigervision—Threshold and King Kong (for Atari VCS)…Atari—Berzerk…August 11th is deadline for the Mattel Astrosmash entries.
20th Century Fox—First four games will be Beany Bopper, Deadly Duck, Worm War I and Fast Eddie (all for Atari VCS)…Odyssey—Nimble Numbers N.E.D. and Smithereens…U.S. Games—Commando Raid…Atari’s “Supergame” 5200 released at $300-$350…Activision—Pitfall and Megamania…Astrosmash Shootoff on the 11th…Apollo—6 new games…Intellivision—Advanced Dungeons and Dragons…Tigervision—Jawbreaker and River Patrol (for Atari VCS)…Parker Brothers—Spiderman, Amidar, Super Cobra and Reactor (all for Atari VCS).
Imagic—Beauty And The Beast and Microsurgeon (both for Intellivision)…Odyssey—K.C.’s Crazy Chase…Mattel’s M System debut (games for Atari VCS)—Frogs and Flies, Lock ‘N Chase, Dark Cavern, Sea Battle, Armor Ambush, and Tron: Deadly Discs…Astrocade—Artillery Duel, Soccer/Dribbling, Bowling, Cosmic Raiders, Solar Conqueror, and Pirate’s Chase…Atari—Earthworld, Fail Safe, and Baseball (new version)…U.S. Games—Maze Chase, Squeeze Box, and an untitled game…General Consumer Electronics’ Vectrex Arcade System will sell for $229.
International Amateur Video Games Championships take place at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado…Apollo—six new games…Atari—Raiders of the Lost Ark and Football (new version)…Activision—Pitfall and Stampede (both for Intellivision)…CBS—Wizard of WOR and GORF (for Atari VCS).