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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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Q*bert is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Q*bert 1982

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

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8 2
Centipede is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Centipede 1980

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8 2
Ms. Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

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9 3
Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

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10 4
Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Pac-Man 1980

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6 1
Pitfall! is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Pitfall! 1982

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7 2
Space Invaders is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

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7 3
Moon Patrol is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

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7 3
Kangaroo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Kangaroo 1982

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5 1
Defender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Defender 1980

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4 0
River Raid is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
River Raid 1982

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7 4
Star Raiders is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Star Raiders Jan 01 1979

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

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5 2
Missile Command is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

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4 1
Megamania is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Megamania 1982

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4 1
Pole Position is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

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3 0
Kaboom! is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Kaboom! Jan 01 1981

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6 4
Qix is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Qix 1981

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5 3
Robotron: 2084 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

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4 2
Vanguard is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Vanguard Jan 01 1981

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4 2
The Dreadnaught Factor is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

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3 1
H.E.R.O. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
H.E.R.O. Jan 01 1984

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3 1
Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

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3 1
Breakout is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Breakout 1976

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3 1
Joust is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Joust 1982

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2 0
Choplifter is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Choplifter 1982

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2 0
Zaxxon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Zaxxon 1982

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Realsports Football is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Realsports Football Jan 01 1982

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2 0
Ballblazer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Ballblazer 1986

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5 4
Miner 2049er is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

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4 3
Gyruss is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Gyruss 1983

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3 2
Star Trek is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Star Trek Jan 01 1982

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3 2
Wizard Of Wor is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

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3 2
Gremlins is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
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3 2
Berzerk is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Berzerk 1980

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3 2
Congo Bongo is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

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3 2
Jungle Hunt is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Jungle Hunt Jan 01 1982

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3 2
Montezuma's Revenge is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

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3 2
Mr. Do's Castle is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Mr. Do's Castle Jan 01 1983

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3 2
Pitfall II: Lost Caverns is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

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2 1
Pengo is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Pengo 1982

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2 1
Realsports Tennis is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Realsports Tennis

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2 1
Galaxian is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Galaxian 1979

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2 1
RealSports Baseball is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Realsports Baseball

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2 1
Bounty Bob Strikes Back is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Bounty Bob Strikes Back

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2 1
Frogger II: ThreeeDeep! is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

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2 1
The Activision Decathlon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games

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2 1
Popeye is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Popeye 1982

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1 0
Zone Ranger is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Atari 5200 Games
Zone Ranger