what programming language what used in the original Atari 2600 cartridge games?

Posted on 2012-08-31
Last Modified: 2012-08-31
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Does anyone know what programming language was used to create the cartridge games like Pac Man, Space Invaders, Frogger , Combat for the original Atari 2600 game system?

Question by:maqskywalker
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    Atari 2600 uses a Motorola 6507 microprocessor which was based on the 6502.  It was programmed in assembly language.
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    by:☠ MASQ ☠
    The EPROMs were programmed using an assembly code for the MOS 6502 CPU.
    There's now a high level interpreter that's been developed by Atari enthusiasts using a form of BASIC

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