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Atari 2600 TV Format Conversions

Atari 2600 TV Format ConversionsThe following games have been converted from one TV format to another. This has been done so you can enjoy these games on a real Atari 2600 in the case where a game might have been released in a country other than your own. While NTSC games typically work fine in PAL systems, the opposite is not true. If you try to play a PAL game on an NTSC television, you are usually presented with a rolling display.

These conversions have been crafted by 2600 programmers Thomas Jentzsch (author of Jammed and Thrust) and Fabrizio Zavagli (author of Space Treat). If there's a game you'd like to see converted from one TV format to another, you can post a message to our Atari 2600 Forum with your request and odds are good someone will tackle it.

To download one of these conversions, click on the ROM icon for the game you are interested in playing. You can learn more about the various TV standards on our TV Format Key Explained page.

TitleCompanyConversion ByOldNew ROM
Acid DropSaluThomas Jentzsch
Bobby Geht HeimBit CorpThomas Jentzsch
Dragon DefenderAriolaThomas Jentzsch
Fatal RunAtariThomas Jentzsch
Ghostbusters IISaluThomas Jentzsch
Hell DriverITT Family GamesThomas Jentzsch
Ikari WarriorsAtariThomas Jentzsch
Laser BaseITT Family GamesThomas Jentzsch
Lilly AdventureHome VisionThomas Jentzsch
Missile ControlVideo GemsThomas Jentzsch
Mission SurviveVideo GemsThomas Jentzsch
My GolfHESThomas Jentzsch
ObelixAtariThomas Jentzsch
ParachuteHome VisionThomas Jentzsch
Pharaoh's CurseTechnovisionThomas Jentzsch
Pick n PileSaluThomas Jentzsch
PolarisTigervisionThomas Jentzsch
RealSports BasketballAtariThomas Jentzsch
Sesam, Offne DichBit CorpThomas Jentzsch
Star Wars: Ewok AdventureParker BrothersThomas Jentzsch
Steeple ChaseVideo GemsThomas Jentzsch
Surfer's ParadiseVideo GemsThomas Jentzsch
Treasure BelowVideo GemsThomas Jentzsch
Wing WarImagicThomas Jentzsch
A-TeamAtariFabrizio Zavagli
CakewalkCommaVidFabrizio Zavagli
Cat TraxUA LimitedThomas Jentzsch
Cosmic CommuterActivisionThomas Jentzsch
Crash Dive20th Century FoxFabrizio Zavagli
Kool Aid ManM NetworkFabrizio Zavagli
Montezuma's RevengeParker BrothersThomas Jentzsch