Atari's Forgotten Arcade Classics

As Atari turns 45 this month, a look at 10 of its little-known coin-op games from the early 1970s



In the scheme of things, Rebound seems fairly unremarkable. It's a lot like Pong, played with two paddles: two human players take turn volleying the ball upward and over a center net (new innovation: gravity!) It could be tricky to play, though; if the ball hit the wrong part of your paddle, it could go flying backward away from the net. Three years later, this game, along with several Pong variations would be packaged together for the home market as Video Olympics for the Atari 2600.

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