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  • Unlock all game modes immediately

    Hold down on the D-pad, X, and Triangle while pressing start at the title screen.

    Hold D-pad Left, X, and Triangle, then press StartUnlocks all game modes

    Contributed By: Mingy Jongo.


  • Unlock all of a 2600 game's challenges

    Score the required amount of points for each ARCADE game's challenge to unlock all of a 2600 game's challenges

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    3D Tic Tac Toe's challengesPong - Trippy (exceed oppenent by 6 points)
    Adventure's challengesAsteroids Deluxe - Double Speed (15,000 points)
    Air-Sea Battle's challengesMajor Havoc - Hot Seat (60,000 points)
    Asteroids' challengesAsteroids - Trippy (10,000 points)
    Atari Video Cube's challengesLiberator - Trippy (8,000 points)
    Backgammon's challengesCentipede - Time Warp (17,000 points)
    Battlezone's challengesBattlezone - Time Warp (5,000 points)
    Black Jack's challengesRed Baron - Double Speed (2,500 points)
    Bowling's challengesMajor Havoc - Time Challenge (24,000 points)
    Breakout's challengesGravitar - Time Challenge (6,000 points)
    Canyon Bomber's challengesMajor Havoc - Double Speed (35,000 points)
    Casino's challengesSpace Duel - Time Warp (10,000 points)
    Centipede's challengesCentipede - Hot Seat (30,000 points)
    Circus Atari's challengesPong - Time Warp (exceed oppenent by 1 point)
    Combat's challengesRed Baron - Time Challenge (1,400 points)
    Crystal Castles' challengesCrystal Castles - Trippy (10,000 points)
    Demons to Diamonds' challengesSpace Duel - Hot Seat (20,000 points)
    Desert Falcon's challengesAsteroids - Hot Seat (20,000 points)
    Dodge 'em's challengesAsteroids Deluxe - Trippy (15,000 points)
    Double Dunk's challengesMillipede - Hot Seat (35,000 points)
    Flag Capture's challengesBattlezone - Double Speed (5,000 points)
    Football's challengesMissile Command - Trippy (10,000 points)
    Fun with Numbers' challengesLunar Lander - Double Speed (400 points)
    Golf's challengesPong - Double Speed (exceed oppenent by 3 points)
    Gravitar's challengesGravitar - Double Speed (10,000 points)
    Hangman's challengesGravitar - Hot Seat (10,000 points)
    Haunted House's challengesLunar Lander - Time Challenge (100 points)
    Home Run's challengesRed Baron - Time Warp (2,000 points)
    Human Cannonball's challengesBlack Widow - Time Warp (20,000 points)
    Math Gran Prix's challengesMajor Havoc - Time Warp (30,000 points)
    Maze Craze's challengesMillipede - Time Challenge (15,000 points)
    Millipede's challengesMillipede - Trippy (30,000 points)
    Miniature Golf's challengesSpace Duel - Time Challenge (6,000 points)
    Missile Command's challengesMissile Command - Double Speed (7,500 points)
    Night Driver's challengesMissile Command - Time Challenge (2,500 points)
    Off-the-Wall's challengesCentipede - Time Challenge (18,000 points)
    Outlaw's challengesCrystal Castles - Hot Seat (15,000 points)
    Quadrun's challengesTempest - Hot Seat (10,000 points)
    Radar Lock's challengesGravitar - Trippy (15,000 points)
    RealSports Baseball's challengesWarlords - Double Speed (800 points)
    RealSports Football's challengesTempest - Trippy (7,500 points)
    RealSports Tennis' challengesBattlezone - Trippy (10,000 points)
    RealSports Volleyball's challengesSuper Breakout - Hot Seat (70 points)
    Skydiver's challengesLiberator - Double Speed (7,000 points)
    Slot Machine's challengesSuper Breakout - Time Challenge (45 points)
    Slot Racers' challengesWarlords - Trippy (1,000 points)
    Space War's challengesPong - Hot Seat (50 points)
    Sprintmaster's challengesAsteroids - Time Warp (10,000 points)
    Star Raiders' challengesBlack Widow - Trippy (30,000 points)
    Star Ship's challengesCentipede - Double Speed (20,000 points)
    Steeplechase's challengesAsteroids Deluxe - Time Challenge (11,000 points)
    Stellar Trek's challengesCrystal Castles - Time Warp (15,000 points)
    Street Racer's challengesBattlezone - Hot Seat (50,000 points)
    Submarine Commander's challengesLunar Lander - Time Warp (200 points)
    Super Baseball's challengesAsteroids - Time Challenge (8,000 points)
    Super Breakout's challengesSuper Breakout - Trippy (60 points)
    Super Football's challengesAsteroids Deluxe - Hot Seat (35,000 points)
    Surround's challengesMissile Command - Hot Seat (15,000 points)
    Swordquest: EarthWorld's challengesBlack Widow - Time Challenge (10,000 points)
    Swordquest: FireWorld's challengesLiberator - Time Warp (5,000 points)
    Swordquest: WaterWorld's challengesLunar Lander - Trippy (300 points)
    Video Checkers' challengesMillipede - Time Warp (40,000 points)
    Video Chess' challengesCrystal Castles - Time Challenge (13,000 points)
    Video Olympics' challengesBlack Widow - Double Speed (25,000 points)
    Video Pinball's challengesLiberator - Hot Seat (8,000 points)
    Warlords' challengesWarlords - Time Warp (700 points)
    Yars' Revenge's challengesTempest - Double Speed (6,000 points)

    Contributed By: Crazy AJ.

Adventure Cheats

Easter Eggs

  • View Credits

    On game two or three, go to the maze in the Black Castle. One screen left of the first maze screen will flicker if you carry an object in there meaning one thing, there's ANOTHER object in there. At the bottom center of this room is a closed off cubicle, use the bridge to get in there and you should pick up a ''dot''. Carry this to the screen just above the catacombs (one screen down and to the right of the Gold Castle) and be careful not to lose it as it's the same color as the outside ground. Drop it there and bring two other items onto the screen, run right through the line on the right side of the screen and witness the first ever Easter Egg.

    Contributed By: Dogg.

  • Walk Over the Title Screen

    Start playing the game, then push Select on the Atari 2600 console in order to see the game selection screen. Press Down to make your character move over the screen.

    Contributed By: Retro.


  • Slow Down the Music

    When you finish Adventure, press Select.

    Contributed By: matt91486.

Adventures of Major Havoc Cheats


  • Warp to higher levels

    Enter the codes in the breakout type game in the bottom right corner.

    315Warp to Level 13
    824Warp to Level 9

    Contributed By: GreekGuy9999.


  • Colour Warps

    At the information screen that has the mini breakout game at the bottom right that is displayed before each level, a prompt on the bottom displaying <colour> warp and a series of zeros. Move left or right to change the highlighted number to what you want and press the fire/jump button to set for level warps. They vary (from what I know) as Red, Yellow, Green, Aqua Warps and are displayed at the top of the same screen when you beat certain levels.

    Red Warp - 23Warp to level 4.
    Yellow Warp - 46Warp to level 9.

    Contributed By: Sparferru.

Asteroids Cheats


  • Invincibility

    To become invincible, fly your ship to the bottom-right area of the screen behind the score board. If you stay behind the score-board, you will never get hit and be able to shoot at enemies.

    Contributed By: Interrobang.

Breakout Cheats


  • Unlimited Balls

    Choose any of the ''catch'' games and begin game play. Catch your last ball, press Select, then release the ball. Game play will continue in demonstration mode, with unlimited balls but no points scored.

    Contributed By: insannescorp55.

Canyon Bomber Cheats


  • Control the game with the joysticks

    Even though Canyon Bomber utilizes the paddle controllers, you can use the joysticks to control the ''Land Bomber'' games. Just press Left to shoot with the red planes, and Right to shoot with the yellow planes.

    Contributed By: Retro.

Casino Cheats


  • Easy Win

    While playing the game, press Left + Button, and RightEasy Win

    Contributed By: Retro.

Combat Cheats


  • Turbo Tank

    Plug in the paddle controllers. Now, press both buttons, and your tank will speed upTurbo Tank

    Contributed By: Retro.


  • Flying tanks

    Select game 9 and start the game like normal. Rotate the tank on the left 180 degrees and fire. If done correctly, the shot will bounce around the screen and hit the right tank. Both tanks should fly approximately three screens to the left before stopping.

    Contributed By: Meweight.

  • Glitch: Super Shot

    Keep a hold of Reset on the console and the fire button on the joystick to make your tank shoot to the other side of the screen.

    Contributed By: Retro.

  • Glitch: Tank Switch

    Select game 9 and start the game like normal. Then rotate the tank that is on the right 180º, then fire. If it's done correctly, both of the tanks should switch positions.

    Contributed By: Retro.

  • Glitch: Teleporting Shot

    Place your tank just to the right of the top left corner and fire into that corner. The shot will leave the screen and re-appear from the top right corner.

    Contributed By: Vegetaman.

Desert Falcon Cheats

Easter Eggs

  • View Credits

    Get a superpower and swim near the top of a lake to make the programmer's initials appear.

    Contributed By: jh51681.

Missile Command Cheats


  • Glitch: Missiles that won't stop

    Start a new game of Missile Command. While any number of missiles are falling, press Select on the Atari 2600 console. While you're cycling through the games, the missiles will keep falling until they hit something.

    Contributed By: Retro.

Easter Eggs

  • Extra points

    Fire three missiles at the top of the screen when the game starts, then press the Reset button before the missiles explode. You will score extra points when they do explode.

    Contributed By: Meweight.

  • See the Programmer's Credit

    Choose game 13 and let the missiles reach the cities. Use all of your missiles without scoring any points. The city on the right will turn into ''RF'', the initials of Missile Command's programmer, Rob Fulop.

    Contributed By: Retro.

Video Olympics Cheats


  • Glitch: Make the ball go through the paddle in basketball

    Go to any of the basketball games. While the ball is bouncing around, quickly move your paddle over the ball and keep hold of the button. If you catch the ball under the middle part of the paddle and keep hold of the button, the ball will bounce so fast that it will literally go right through your paddle.

    Contributed By: Retro.

Video Pinball Cheats


  • Demonstration Mode

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Demonstration ModeStart a new game, shoot the ball, and then press Select.

    Contributed By: Retro.


  • Manually control the ball

    After you shoot the pinball, hold the button and move the joystick around in any direction. You will have some control over where the pinball goes.

    Contributed By: Retro.

Yars' Revenge Cheats

Easter Eggs

  • See the programmer's credit

    Defeat the Swirl in mid-air, then move Yar over to a place where the spot on its back is aligned vertically along with the black streak.

    The initials ''HSWWSH'' should appear on the screen to represent programmer Howard Scott Warshaw.

    Contributed By: Retro.

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