Were these videos games first released before or after 1982?

Which of these classic games are over 40 years old?

The year 1982 was a turning point for video games. Titles like Q*bert, Tron, Dig Dug and many more were released and the once niche activity was well on its way to becoming a pop culture phenomenon.

At home video game consoles were also hitting their stride in '82 as the Atari Video Computer System became the iconic Atari 2600.

Most well-known games came out in the mid-Eighties but a few famous franchises date back to the Seventies.

Here are 12 classic video games. Can you guess which ones came out before the landmark year 40 years ago and which ones came after?

  1. Pong
  2. Street Fighter
  3. Pac-Man
  4. The Legend of Zelda
  5. Space Invaders
  6. Donkey Kong
  7. Duck Hunt
  8. Asteroids
  9. Gauntlet
  10. Dragon's Lair
  11. Missile Command
  12. Mario Bros.

Were these videos games first released before or after 1982?

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grandpa5741 4 days ago
10/12 I blame my controller on the missed.🙃
RichLorn 6 days ago
11/12
These games weren't the earliest. I remember the very first video game in the 1950's. I would be on the couch watching my parents sit on the floor in front of the TV playing UNSCRAMBLE.
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Jamesatkinson 7 days ago
9 correct wasn't as easy as I thought. 🤔😏
dodgebob 8 days ago
Success, Bullseye, 100%, Excellent, Top Dog, Best in Class, and a touch of conceit, call it whatever you want, yup I did it, got um all, look at me, can't do better, arm breaking pat on the back, history has been made. This happens so rarly that I'm going to celabrate tonight, I'm stayin up till 7:30 tonight, pop me some sparkling cider and I may break out the salt shaker who knowes, maybe they'll name a street after me for a day.
bnichols23 8 days ago
Too easy for an old pinball freak. Makes up for some of the chronology ones I've blown in the past. Donkey Kong was a HUGE favorite at the Ft. Knox Officers Club in '81.
PaulFoor 8 days ago
11/12 Missed question #9, DARN!
Same.... was on the fence and decided to go before since it was a Atari title. Chose wrong...
DerekBird 9 days ago
I still don't like video games.

You got 8 out of 12
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BrianMoore 9 days ago
11 out of 12. I could have sworn Pac-Man came out after 82
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