Enjoy This Parker Bros. Reactor Ad For The Atari 2600!

Now it would be easy to point out that when you get down it any ads for Atari games were pretty awesome. Not just because of the time in early gaming that they now represent but the different approach each company would take…

galaxian for atari

…but then you have something special like with this particular Parker Brothers ad featuring work by the legendary Mad magazine illustrator Jack Davis!

Reactor - Parker Brothers - Atari 2600

Reactor for the Atari 2600 isn’t my favorite game but I really, really LOVE the game’s title music when you start it, which you can listen to and watch some of the game play thanks to High Retro Game Lord’s YouTube channel.


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3 thoughts on “Enjoy This Parker Bros. Reactor Ad For The Atari 2600!

  1. I think you are quite correct, ddsw! I will say that many of the Players at the arcade have to look up the instructions on their phones when attempting to play this on the Atari 2600.

    Metagirl…if only there was someone who was great at making vintage game wallpapers, right? :D

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