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Asteroids (Atari 2600)

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Title Screen


Developer: Atari, Inc.
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
Platform: Atari 2600
Released in US: 1981
Released in EU: 1981

CodeIcon.png This game has unused code.

Shooting a bunch of pixellated asteroids is fun.

Alternate Lives Counter

Asteroids2600 unusedshipicon.png

At offset 0x4AB in the ROM, change A900 to A5BC to see the number of lives be represented by ships, similar to the arcade version. In the game, this is instead represented by a number. This was likely changed because only 6 ships can be displayed at a time.

(Source: Digital Press)