Atari Greatest Hits Volume 2 gamelist for DS.

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by Rayder, Jan 7, 2011.

  1. Rayder

    Rayder Mostly lurking lately....

    Former Staff
    Jan 14, 2007
    United States
    Atari's Greatest Hits Volume 2 looks like it will have some of the missing games that people complained about in volume 1.

    Arcade games:
    Asteroids Deluxe
    Black Widow
    Crystal Castles
    Major Havoc
    Red Baron
    Super Breakout

    2600 games:
    Crystal Castles
    Super Breakout
    Video Pinball
    Return to Haunted House
    Secret Quest
    Canyon Bomber
    Circus Atari
    Combat Two
    Demons to Diamonds
    Desert Falcon
    Radar Lock
    Double Dunk
    Realsports Basketball
    Realsports Soccer
    Super Baseball
    Super Football
    Video Olympics
    A Game of Concentration
    Basic Programming
    Brain Games
    Code Breaker
    Maze Craze
    Video Chess
    Black Jack
    Fatal Run
    Night Driver
    Street Racer
    Space War
    Star Raiders
    Yars' Revenge


    Ahh, Crystal Castles, Night Driver, Yar's Revenge.....those were the games I wanted in Volume 1. There's a few other decent ones in Volume 2 also, much more actual good ones than volume 1 had.
  2. lordgoober

    lordgoober Advanced Member

    Aug 21, 2010
    United States
    Yeah. That's a much better list. Maybe they'll even put it at a reasonable price point for a collection set, like $20 at the launch.
  3. Fireballo

    Fireballo Banned

    Dec 28, 2010
    United States
    Cool i don't know why I look forward to these games since I have a wiz with mame and 2600 emu but I still find myself playing these comps when they come out.
  4. JonthanD

    JonthanD GBAtemp Regular

    Jul 9, 2010
    United States
    Surprised to see Major Havoc, I do not think its ever been released outside of the arcades.

    If you haven't had a chance to play it, the game is vector based like Star Wars but sort of like Berzerk.
  5. RNorthex

    RNorthex GBAtemp Fan

    Nov 22, 2010
    United States
    would sell better as a dsiware and cheaper price imo
    it's good for nostalgia, but it's not like you're going to play it for more than an hour or so with most of them
  6. GeekyGuy

    GeekyGuy Professional loafer

    Former Staff
    Jun 21, 2007
    United States
    Oh yeah, definitely some good ones. I lost track of how many hours my brother and I put into Yar's Revenge. I forgot all about that game. I look forward to getting in the wayback machine when this game releases. If memory serves, the video pinball was one of the better 2600 games as well, and that brings back memories, mostly because of the disappointment with what the box made you think you were going to get. [​IMG] Still a fun game, though.

    I don't think it was made by Atari, but man, I'd love to have a portable version of Robotron. That was perhaps my favorite game of that era.
  7. Arvin Hyatt

    Arvin Hyatt Newbie

    Apr 17, 2010
    United States
    I wonder if they'll have a touchscreen option for the 2600 paddle games. Trying to play breakout with a d-pad would suck, but with a touchscreen it might be okay.
  8. JonthanD

    JonthanD GBAtemp Regular

    Jul 9, 2010
    United States
    My gut feeling is Robotron was a Williams game, that said let me look it up on Wikipedia too see if my memory is as shot as I believe it is...

    woot my sleep deprivation has not caught up to me yet!!!

    It was Williams but it was developed by some other company I have never heard of.

    Too tired to look up if Atari had ever purchased Williams or they merged or anything like that. I want to say they did have some sort of partnership at some point.
  9. Nathan Drake

    Nathan Drake Obligations fulfilled, now I depart.

    Jan 2, 2011
    Does any DSiware actually sell well? This is pretty much guaranteed to be a cart release for all DS systems. Technically, on the surface, there is more money to be made when you can market the game to all DS owners. Flash carts also aren't all that far wide spread. Most are so oblivious to them that people will sell terrible R4 clones on Craigslist for about $50 to $75. They are not terribly obvious to those that don't really look for them.

    In the end, the DS is still a very marketable system making the prospect of making any potentially popular game DSiware a bad marketing strategy.