Smurf: Rescue in Gargamel’s Castle is a side scrolling platform video game developed and published by Coleco for the ColecoVision and later ported to the Atari 2600. The game released in 1982 and is based on the animated television series The Smurfs.
The Atari VCS (Video Computer System) is a second-generation home video game console that was released by Atari on September 11, 1977. The Atari VCS later renamed Atari 2600 is widely credited with popularizing the use of microprocessor-based hardware and games stored on ROM cartridges, a media that was first developed by Fairchild Semiconductor for use with their Channel F home video game console. The conception of the Atari’s home video game console can be traced back to 1973.
Pitfall! is a platforming video game developed and published by Activision. The game was designed and programmed by ex-Atari programmer David Crane for the Atari 2600. Players take control of Pitfall Harry in his quest to collect 32 treasures through the jungle in a 20-minute time limit while avoiding obstacles and hazards. Released in September 1982, PitFall! is one of the first platform video games and helped define the side-scrolling platformer genre.