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Video Olympics (Atari 2600)

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1981 Atari VCS Catalog:
    VIDEO OLYMPICS This Game Program cartridge is the home of PONG, the original video game! And SUPER PONG and FOOZPONG and on and on, for a total of 50 great olympic games and game variations in eight main events. Play against the computer or up to three other competitors. (Four-player games require a set of additional Paddle Controllers.) 50 Games One to four players CX2621

    Contributed by eratik (109) on Aug 17, 2008.

1981 Atari VCS Catalog:

    THE GAME OF CHAMPIONS

    Compete in 50 olympic games and variations in 8 main events. Play against the computer or against up to 3 of your competitors. (Four player games require two additional paddle controllers.)

    Pong (game selections 1-12) The original Pong and Super Pong are now on one Game Program.

    Soccer (game selections 13-18) Fire the ball through your opponent's goal.

    Foozpong (game selections 19-22) Each player controls three sets of paddles. Just like regular Foozball.

    Hockey (game selections 23-32) The puck's on the ice, ricocheting off walls and behind the goals.

    Quadrapong (game selections 33-34) Four for Pong? Four players, four different goals.

    Handball (game selections 35-38) Play the ball off one wall without letting it rebound past you.

    Volleyball (game selections 39-42) One player on each side of the net. Spike that ball!

    Basketball (game selections 43-50) Shoot the ball through your opponent's hoop, then try to keep the ball in your own hands.

    50 Games

    Contributed by eratik (109) on Aug 17, 2008.

1980 Atari VCS Catalog:
    DON'T WAIT FOR THE OLYMPICS They can happen every day, right at home. With the Video Olympics Game Program you compete in 50 games and variations in 8 main events. From Soccer to Volleyball to Basketball. Play against the computer or against up to 3 of your toughest opponents. (Four player games require two additional paddle controllers, available at Atari dealers.)

    Pong (game selections 1 to 12) The original Pong and Super Pong are now on one Game Program.

    Soccer (game selections 13 to 18) Fire the ball through the goals at the opponent's end of the field.

    Foozpong (game selections 19 to 22) Each player controls three sets of paddles. Just like regular Foozball. Hockey (game selections 23 to 32) The puck is on the ice, ricocheting off walls and behind the goals.

    Quadrapong (game selections 33 and 34) Same as Pong. Only now four can play, with four different goals.

    Handball (game selections 35 to 38) Play the ball off one wall without letting it get by you on the rebound.

    Volleyball (game selections 39 to 42) One player on each side of the net. Make your paddle jump to spike the ball.

    Basketball (game selections 43 to 50) Each player has a basket on his side of the court. Shoot the ball through your opponent's net without giving up control.

    Contributed by eratik (109) on Aug 17, 2008.

1978 Atari VCS Catalog:
    DON'T WAIT FOUR YEARS FOR THE OLYMPICS Video Olympics Game Program They can happen every day, right at home. With the Video Olympics Game Program you compete in 50 games and variations in 8 main events. From Soccer to Volleyball to Basketball. Play against the computer or against up to 3 of your toughest opponents. (Four player games require two additional paddle controllers, available at Atari dealers.) Pong (game variations 1 to 12) The original Pong and Super Pong are now on one Game Program. Soccer (game variations 13 to 18) Fire the ball through the goals at the opponent's end of the field. Foozpong (game variations 19 to 22) Each player controls three sets of paddles. Just like regular Foozball. Hockey (game variations 23 to 32) The puck is on the ice, ricocheting off walls and behind the goals. Quadrapong (game variations 33 and 34) Same as Pong. Only now four can play, with four different goals. Handball (game variations 35 to 38) Play the ball off one wall without letting it get by you on the rebound. Volleyball (game variations 39 to 42) One player on each side of the net. Make your paddle jump to spike the ball. Basketball (game variations 43 to 50) Each player has a basket on his side of the court. Shoot the ball through your opponent's net without giving up control.

    Contributed by eratik (109) on Aug 17, 2008.

Atari Stars Catalog 1982:
    This is where you'll find PONG, the original video game! And SUPER PONG and FOOZPONG and on and on, for a total of 50 great Olympic games and game variations in eight main events. One to four players; CX2621

    Contributed by RKL (5614) on Jan 23, 2004.

Atari Poster Catalog 1982:
    This is where you'll find Pong, the original video game. And there are 49 other olympic games and game variations in 8 main events. You'll definitely want to play this more than every four years! 50 games

    Contributed by RKL (5614) on Jan 23, 2004.