Defender game cartridge

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Date Introduced
1982
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Manufacturer
Williams Electronics
Credit Line
Gift of Christopher J. Garcia
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United States
Keywords
Video game consoles; Atari, Inc.; Games
Object ID
102711468

Defender was the first popular “side-scrolling” arcade game. Created by pinball designer Eugene Jarvis in 1980, it also was a big hit later for the Atari 2600 home gaming console.