Thumbs Up for Atari’s Firefox

This pic comes from one of the later issues of Atari Age magazine in an article about the Laserdisc coin-op game Firefox which Atari released in 1984, two years after the movie it was based upon. It would be Atari’s only Laserdisc based game.

I kept waiting for it to appear in any of the arcades in my area, but sadly it never showed up. To this day, I have only seen footage of the game and have never played the real thing. I still have an outfit that looks exactly like this waiting to be worn the first time I play it.

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3 thoughts on “Thumbs Up for Atari’s Firefox

  1. earblast says:

    I used to play that at a local mall arcade called the Gold Mine. Used to play it quite a bit.

    They had a good laserdisc selection of games for whatever reason. MACH 3, Thayer’s Quest, and Space Ace.

  2. I was about to say that I use to play FIREFOX a lot too but I might be confusing it with MACH 3. I’m assuming that’s a jet fighter laserdisc game as well. Because I recall a really advanced fighter simulation game but I don’t recall the all black cabinet or the direct tie-in to the Clint Eastwood movie.

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