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Total Nerd The Best Atari 5200 Games  

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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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20 5
Centipede is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
1980

2
23 8
Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
1980

3
16 3
Missile Command is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

4
19 7
Space Dungeon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

5
13 2
Countermeasure is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Countermeasure

6
14 3
Defender is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
1980

7
14 3
Pitfall II: Lost Caverns is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

8
15 4
Berzerk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
1980

9
12 2
Joust is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
1982

10
16 6
Ms. Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

11
18 8
Qix is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
1981

12
11 2
Rescue on Fractalus! is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

13
11 2
River Raid is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
1982

14
12 3
Pole Position is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

15
11 3
Montezuma's Revenge is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

16
13 5
Moon Patrol is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

17
18 10
Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

18
8 1
Keystone Kapers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

19
10 3
Jungle Hunt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

20
11 4
Gremlins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Gremlins

21
13 6
Robotron: 2084 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

22
14 7
Space Invaders is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

23
9 3
Vanguard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
1981

24
9 3
H.E.R.O. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
1984

25
9 3
Star Trek is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
1982

26
10 4
The Dreadnaught Factor is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

27
11 5
Miner 2049er is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

28
12 6
Pitfall! is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
1982

29
12 6
Wizard Of Wor is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

30
13 7
Q*bert is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
1982

31
6 1
Ballblazer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
1986

32
8 3
Choplifter is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
1982

33
11 6
Dig Dug is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
1982

34
6 1
Bounty Bob Strikes Back is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Bounty Bob Strikes Back

35
7 2
Frogger II: ThreeeDeep! is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

36
11 6
Star Raiders is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

37
9 5
Breakout is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
1976

38
8 4
RealSports Baseball is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Realsports Baseball

39
8 4
Galaxian is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
1979

40
8 4
Megamania is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
1982

41
8 4
Popeye is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
1982

42
7 3
Zaxxon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
1982

43
6 2
Blue Print is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Blue Print

44
6 2
Pengo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
1982

45
9 6
Gyruss is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
1983

46
4 1
K-Razy Shootout is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
K-Razy Shootout

47
10 8
Kangaroo is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
1982

48
8 6
Mr. Do's Castle is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

49
4 2
Mountain King is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Mountain King

50
4 2
Zone Ranger is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Zone Ranger