Released in the arcades in early 1974, Basketball was a landmark title, notable for several firsts in video gaming. It was the first basketball video game, the first video game to use sprites, and the first to represent human characters. The gameplay was [...]
Gridball is a PONG-variation in which both players are in control of three lines with holes. Their task is trying to avoid the the ball does not fly through the own grid while trying to outmanouver the opponent.
Pong is a tennis game with simple two-dimensional graphics. It is one of the earliest arcade video games and the first sports arcade video game. In Pong a ping-pong battle takes place in which a player attempts to defeat their opponent by scoring more [...]
Target is a one- or two-player game featured on the AY-3-8610 chip. Unlike Target Shoot (AY-3-8500) it does not require a light gun. Instead you steer a cross with your analogue joystick and try to hit the targets flying through the screen. While in the [...]
Hockey was a PONG-clone by RamTeK featuring a somewhat different gameplay by introducing “forward” paddles which were moved simultaneously with the “goalie” paddles. Just like PONG ot got ported to various 1st generation consoles [...]
Unlike RamTek’s original PONG-version of Hockey, General Instrument’s Hockey features actual hockey-goals. The novelty was that the ball could bounce behind these as well. With the introduction of GI’s hockey-game, RamTek’s version [...]