Atari Basketball

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The [Coin-Op] Arcade Video Game by Atari, Inc. [Sunnyvale, CA, USA]

 
DESCRIPTION
 
[Coin-Op] Arcade Video Game

Atari Basketball © 1979 Atari.


An old black and white basketball game.
TECHNICAL
 
PICTURE :
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Atari Basketball machine
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Cabinet dimensions : 70,18'' (178,26cm) high x 29,5'' (74,93cm) wide x 78,8'' (200,15cm) deep. Monitor : 23'' B/W.

Game ID : 034756-034766

Main CPU : M6502 (@ 750 Khz)
Sound Chips : Discrete (@ 750 Khz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 256 x 224 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 4

Players : 2
Control : trackball
Buttons : 1
TRIVIA
 
Released in May 1979.

An Atari Basketball unit appears in the 1982 movie 'Tron'.

Michael Jackson used to own this game (upright). It was sold at the official Michael Jackson Auction on Apr. 24th, 2009.
STAFF
 
Designed and programmed by : Chris Downend
SOURCES
 
Game's ROM.
Machine's picture.

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