1979 in video gaming

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Business[edit | edit source]

Notable releases[edit | edit source]

Games[edit | edit source]

Arcade
Computer

Hardware[edit | edit source]

Arcade
Console

References[edit | edit source]

Video game releases[edit | edit source]

Name Release Date Category Region(s) Platform(s)
18 Wheeler 1979 Video Game International Arcade
4-Player Bowling Alley 1979 Video Game North America Arcade
ABPA Backgammon 1979 Video Game North America Intellivision
Alpine Skiing 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Android Nim July, 1979 Video Game North America Commodore PET
Asteroids 1979 Video Game North America Arcade, Atari 2600
Backgammon (1979) 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Barrier 1979 Video Game North America Arcade
Basic Programming 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Beam Invader 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Bomb Bee 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Bowling 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Cosmic Conflict 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Deep Scan 1979 Video Game International Arcade
Galaxy Wars 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Head On April, 1979 Video Game International Arcade
Head On N 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
I've Got Your Number 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Invaders from Hyperspace 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Lunar Lander (1979) 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Lunar Rescue 1979 Video Game International Arcade
Miniature Golf 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Monkey Magic 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Out of this World/Helicopter Rescue 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Poker Plus 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Questprobe featuring Spider-Man 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Radar Scope December, 1979 Video Game Japan Arcade
Sheriff 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Showdown in 2100 AD 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Slot Machine 1979 Video Game North America Atari 2600
Slots 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
SOS (1979) October, 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Space Fever 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Space Invaders 1979 Video Game North America Atari 2600
Space Launcher 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Speed Freak 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Star Fire 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Sundance 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Super Breakout 1979 Video Game North America Atari 8 Bit
Tail Gunner 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Trek-80 1979 Video Game International TRS-80
War of Nerves 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Warrior (1979) 1979 Video Game Undefined Undefined

Hardware releases[edit | edit source]

Name Release Date Category Region(s)
Atari 400 1979 Home Computer North America
Atari 800 1979 Home Computer North America
Color TV-Game Block Breaker 1979 Dedicated Console Japan
Microvision 1979 Handheld Europe
Microvision 1979 Handheld North America