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Bowling is, of course, a bowling game that can be played by one or two players. The gameplay is from a side view of the bowling alley; using the joystick, you need to try to bowl the highest score possible by knocking down the pins on the right side of the screen. There are several game variations available; in the easier variation, you can use the joystick to control the direction of the ball on its way towards the pins. In the harder game, once the ball is released you no longer can control its direction. There are also two difficulty levels that control how difficult it is to get a strike.


Bowling Atari 2600 Player one gets ready to bowl
Bowling Atari 2600 The game in black and white mode
Bowling Atari 2600 Player two is bowling...
Bowling Atari 2600 Player one attempts to get the spare...

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Alternate Titles

  • "Boliche" -- Brazilian title

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Critic Reviews

The Atari Times Mar 15, 2006 79 out of 100 79
Woodgrain Wonderland Oct 10, 2016 B- 67
The Video Game Critic Mar 03, 2004 C 50


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Servo (57366) added Bowling (Atari 2600) on Sep 26, 2004
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