Atari Basketball

A 39-year-old Arcade Video Game PCB by Atari, Inc.

Atari Basketball screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): bsktball

DESCRIPTION

Atari Basketball © 1979 Atari.


An old black and white basketball game.
Goodies for Atari Basketball
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TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Atari Basketball the Arcade Video Game PCB
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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 : MOS Technology 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.