Space Race

The Arcade Video Game by Atari, Inc.


Not emulated in MAME Coin-Operated Arcade Video Game

Space Race © 1973 Atari.

Super space gamesmanship. Space ships race across the galaxy, dodging meteors and asteroids. Zap! Hit, they disintegrate, then another blasts off for antoher flight. Each successful trip through space earns an individual score. Totalizer records scores for competing ships. One player can race the clock or fly two ships for a high skill test. Two players can duel through the meteor storm competing for high score.


Space Race the  Arcade Video Game
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Released in July 1973, Space Race was Atari's second game after "Pong".

The owners/operators manuals in the Space Race cabinets were actually Atari "Pong" manuals and have the name PONG scribbled out and Space Race hand written over the top of the scribbled out Pong name.


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