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Basic Information
Video Game
Gottlieb, Parker Brothers, Ultra Games, Jaleco, Atari, Sony Computer Entertainment
2D Platform
Compact disc
4-Way Joystick, Atari 2600 Joystick, Magnavox Odyssey² Controller, Intellivision Controller, ColecoVision Controller, Atari 5200 Controller, NES Controller, PlayStation Digital Controller, Sega Dreamcast Controller, DualShock 3 Controller
Arcade, Atari 2600, Magnavox Odyssey², Intellivision, ColecoVision, Atari 5200, Commodore 64, NES, Game Boy, PlayStation, Game Boy Color, Dreamcast, Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 3
PlayStation Network
Retail Features
This title has been rated E by the ESRB
Main Credits
Warren Davis and Jeff Lee
European Union European Release Date(s)
Magnavox Odyssey²
PlayStation Network
April 172007
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
Arcade machines
December 311982
Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Intellivision, ColecoVision and Commodore 64
Nintendo Entertainment System and Game Boy
Dreamcast, Game Boy Color and Microsoft Windows
PlayStation Network
February 222007
Brazil Brazilian Release Date(s)
Magnavox Odyssey²
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Q*bert is a 1982 arcade game published by Gottlieb, created by Warren Davis and Jeff Lee. It features a main character of the same name. Q*bert was one of the most famous characters of the golden age of arcade games and also one of the most bizarre. It is well known for its playability, humor, and non-violent nature. The character is a furry orange orb with two eyes, two feet and one long snout.

Gameplay[edit | edit source]

Qbert(arcade) playing field.png

The objective of the game is to change all the colors of the squares while avoiding enemies. As the game advances, the player must change the colors twice. A new enemy also appears and changes the squares back to their previous color.

Updates[edit | edit source]

The game was updated with the same title, which were released on the PlayStation, Game Boy Color, Dreamcast and PC.