Joust (Atari 2600, Cartridge) Atari - 1983 USA, Canada Release

From Eli's Software Encyclopedia
Packaging cover Joust.
Product ID 77000-02691
Product UPC 077000026910
Platform(s) Atari 2600
Media Cartridge
Copyright date 1983
Publisher(s) Atari
Category(s) Entertainment, Arcade
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

An exciting medieval battle from the arcade classic!

Climb into a suit of armor and grab your lance- you're entering medieval world of Joust! Fly your faithful ostrich steed into battle against the Buzzard Riders. But hold on tight- they'll knock you off your bird if they can!

Joust has all the features of the challenging arcade classic, including a two-player game that lets you and a friend work as a team or joust each other on the aerial battlefield.

"A bold move in arcade games... fast-paced and challenging..." - Electronic Games Magazine.

  • For use with the Atari 2600 series systems, and Sears Video Arcade and Video Arcade II Systems.
  • One or two players.
  • Four difficulty levels.
  • Use your joystick controller with this Atari game cartridge.
  • For use with North American and other NTSC television sets only.

System Requirements

Atari 2600
Requires Joystick Yes

Box Scans

Retail Box cover Joust. Retail Box back Joust.



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