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Activision Anthology

By Activision Publishing, Inc.

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Download Activision® Anthology to receive the classic hit KABOOM!™ for FREE, and collect up to 45 classic Activision® and Imagic games!

Pitfall!™, Kaboom!™, River Raid™ — everyone remembers these great Activision games on the 2600 console. Now, for the first time ever on your iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, relive these classics and experience the phenomenon that started the video-game revolution. This one-of-a-kind compilation offers the entire Activision 2600 catalog in one app, with controls designed and optimized for each game. Each game is presented alongside the original box art and manuals for retro lovers, and features Game Center support and the ability to earn digital versions of the famous game patches!

• Get the action classic KABOOM! for FREE
• Access to 45 classic Activision and Imagic games including PITFALL, RIVER RAID, THE ACTIVISION® DECATHLON, BARNSTORMING™, STAMPEDE™, PITFALL II, ENDURO™, DEMON ATTACK, and many more!
• Choose from multiple control schemes to play as you like to play
• Enjoy full Game Center integration including leaderboards and achievements!
• Earn digital versions of the renowned Activision game patches offered in the 1980's
• Features original cartridge and box art, original game manuals, tips and strategies from the original game designers, and more
• In-app game purchases unlock across devices associated with the player's account
• Taunt your friends by showing off your high scores on Facebook
• Compatible with the iCade© gaming cabinet!
• Buy once, play any time!

Complete your collection and keep these classic retro games alive for generations to come. Purchase four additional bundle packs with 11 games each at $2.99 or collect all 45 games for a special limited-time introductory price of only $6.99. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do.

-Your Friends at Activision

©2012 Activision Publishing, Inc. All rights reserved. All trademarks and trade names are the properties of their respective owners.

What's New in Version 1.0.1

Optimizations for better iOS6 performance.


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Customer Reviews


I know many people are asking this... "Why the @$&# are we only to play the one game free!?" I sure am. You think I like paying for games when the application is free and in the details doesn't say &$@% about paying. I am disapointed in the fact we have to pay for these old fashioned games, that clearly don't work on the phone, even though I could just hop on my PC and download an emulator instead of playing this &$@*! I like the fact we can look at the classic game cases though. That's a really nice touch. For someone to look at the cover of "PITFALL!," so the kids and people who don't have the funds to pay for it can sit there looking at the classic game case crying they can't jump over a @&$+ing hole in the geound or dodge a scorpion. Oh, but they can if they have a fully functioning PC or Mac. And you know what, that's just what I'm gonna do. So see ya! I'm off to play the better version on my computer!


I can understand people on here complaining about paying for the games. However, I don't mind paying 6.99 to have all of the classics I loves as a kid in the palm of my hands. The problem with this, and why I am giving a one star review, is because it's just simply unplayable. The controls are unresponsive, and makes it impossible to play. The question I have the developers of this game is: How did this game get past quality-control? Please improve this. If the controls were anywhere near what they should be on a modern-day iOS app, this would be an awesome package for only $6.99. Until that point don't waste your time, because it will be nothing but disappointment and frustration.

A Win For Classic Gamers!!!!

I love the idea of having all of those classic games on my iPad. I remember begging my parents to buy me each and every one of Activision games for my Atari 2600.

However, the controls are a bit troubling. Playing games like Megamania isn't very smooth at all and the tilt controls make the ship jittery and shakes a lot and happens with a lot of games which use that style of tilt control.

I gave 4 stars for bringing the classics to my iPad but left one star off over control format and the jitteriness of the ships.

***I have to amend my previous review above. Since a person can use the iCade and play these classic games like your suppose too, gives me the ability of awarding 5 stars. Classic game play plus the iCade makes a fun play.

Activision Anthology
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.0.1
  • Size: 44.7 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 9+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence

Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. Complete Collection$6.99
  2. 11-Game Pack #1$2.99
  3. 11-Game Pack #2$2.99
  4. 11-Game Pack #4$2.99
  5. 11-Game Pack #3$2.99