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Played on the Atari 5200 SuperSystem, the Atari 5200 games were some of the earliest video games ever. This list of the best Atari 5200 games includes some of the most popular titles ever such as Frogger, Pac-Man and even Mario Bros.

Competing with Intellivision and ColecoVision, the Atari 5200 SuperSystem made its debut in November 1982 and was produced until May 1984 when the Atari 7800 took over. Similar to Nintendo, games for this early console were sold in cartridge form. The cartridges were inserted into the console, which featured a eight-bit 1.79-MHz processor and played using one of four joystick or trak-ball controllers.

Though the Atari 5200 reportedly sold over one million units, it was not as popular as other game consoles of the time. It may not be among the top consoles of all time, but if nothing else, the Atari 5200 and Atari 5200 games provides video game enthusiasts with a place to look back upon as one console that brought the industry to where it is today.
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13 4
Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Pac-Man 1980

2
9 1
Defender is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Defender 1980

3
10 2
Q*bert is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Q*bert 1982

4
10 2
Centipede is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Centipede 1980

5
10 2
Space Invaders is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

6
12 4
Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

7
9 3
Robotron: 2084 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

8
9 3
Moon Patrol is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

9
10 4
Dig Dug is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Dig Dug 1982

10
10 4
Qix is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Qix 1981

11
6 1
Joust is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Joust 1982

12
6 1
Breakout is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Breakout 1976

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7 2
Missile Command is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

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7 2
Pitfall! is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Pitfall! 1982

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9 4
Ms. Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

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8 4
Space Dungeon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

17
6 2
Gremlins is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Gremlins

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6 2
Wizard Of Wor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

19
6 2
Vanguard is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Vanguard Jan 01 1981

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6 2
Star Trek is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Star Trek 1982

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6 2
Berzerk is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Berzerk 1980

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22
5 1
River Raid is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
River Raid 1982

23
5 1
Megamania is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Megamania 1982

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5 1
Frogger II: ThreeeDeep! is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

25
5 1
Galaxian is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Galaxian 1979

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4 0
Ballblazer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Ballblazer 1986

27
7 4
Miner 2049er is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

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5 2
Jungle Hunt is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Jungle Hunt Jan 01 1982

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5 2
Pitfall II: Lost Caverns is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

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5 2
Mr. Do's Castle is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Mr. Do's Castle Jan 01 1983

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5 2
Montezuma's Revenge is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

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4 1
Bounty Bob Strikes Back is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Bounty Bob Strikes Back

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4 1
Countermeasure is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Countermeasure

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4 1
RealSports Baseball is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Realsports Baseball

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4 1
Popeye is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Popeye 1982

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3 0
Rescue on Fractalus! is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Rescue on Fractalus! Jan 01 1986

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3 0
Keystone Kapers is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Keystone Kapers Jan 01 1983

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3 0
Blue Print is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Blue Print

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3 0
Zone Ranger is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Zone Ranger

40
3 0
Realsports Football is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Realsports Football Jan 01 1982

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7 5
Star Raiders is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

42
7 5
Kangaroo is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Kangaroo 1982

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5 3
The Dreadnaught Factor is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

44
5 3
Gyruss is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Gyruss 1983

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3 1
Zaxxon is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Zaxxon 1982

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2 0
K-Razy Shootout is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
K-Razy Shootout

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2 0
Zenji is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Zenji

48
2 0
Meteorites is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Meteorites

49
4 3
Pole Position is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

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3 2
Kaboom! is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Kaboom! Jan 01 1981