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Carnival is an arcade game made by Gremlin/Sega in 1980. It was the first game to include a bonus round. It is for one or two players (one at a time) to shoot moving targets with the gun at the bottom of the screen. It was programmed by Medo Moreno with the support of Murphy Bivens and Helene Schlein.
The music is Over the Waves (Sobre las Olas) by Juventino Rosas which was the tune commonly associated with carnivals.
The arcade version came in Upright and Cocktail Cabinets running the Sega VIC Dual, Z80 @1.9 Mhz CPU and the display was a Rater 224 x 256, 64 colors (6 used). Ports were made to consoles in 1982. Electronic Games magazine called the Colecovision port of Carnival, “a letter perfect recreation of the arcade original that’s not to be missed.”
Carnival is my favorite arcade game. I played many a quarter/token in those machines and had the high scores at every console I played. Occasionally someone would top me, or the arcade would lose power, and I would have to play until I was high score again. When Colecovision
announced Carnival, I bought the console immediately and never regretted the decision. I’m sure this purchase saved me money too! The way the game plays is that you have a fixed gun at the bottom that can
This was the first dedicated video game magazine co-founded by Bill Kunkel, Joyce Worley, and Arnie Katz. The first issue was released in October of 1981 and ran until April 1985. They had met writing the “Arcade Alley” column, which ran from 1979 – 1984, in Video Magazine. This was the beginning of video game reviews and they gave them the depth
that had not been considered before. Electronic Games is notable for hosting the Arkie Awards, the first Game of the Year award for Video Games. Some notable winners were: Space Invaders – Arcade (1980), Asteroids – Arcade and Superman – Atari VCS (1981), Pac-Man – Arcade and Asteroids – Atari VCS (1982),
Tron – Arcade and Demon Attack – Atari VCS (1983), Pole Position – Arcade and Ms. Pac-Man – Atari 2600/Lady Bug – Colecovision (1984), Star Wars – Arcade and Space Shuttle – Atari 2600 (1985). Reader Polls let the fans pick their most popular games. Asteriods (May 1982), Pac-Man Sept 1982), Defender (Oct/Nov 1982), Pitfall! (Jan 1983), Donkey Kong (June 1983),
Donkey Kong Jr. (Sept 1983), Pitfall II (Nov 1984) to name a few. The magazine also let readers choose their Hall of Fame games: Pong (1972), Space Invaders (1978), Asteroids (1979), Star Raiders(1979), Defender (1980), Major League Baseball (1980), Pac-Man (1980), Donkey Kong (1981), Quest for the Rings (1981), Miner 2049er (1982), Zaxxon (1982 and Dragon’s Lair (1983).
The magazines pictured here are ones from my collection, I subscribed during Electronic Games run. For more complete information on all the awards given out, each of the years, check here at Wikipedia.
The new Atari console gaming system is coming soon. Here is what they are saying:
powered by AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Graphics Technology.
entertainment, and play games at up to 4K resolution and 60fps.*
family, or to share with the Atari VCS community.
play with friends and publish your creations as part of an expansive community
of gamers, fans and devs.