Bobby is Going Home is a 2D action platformer video game cartridge released for the Atari 2600 console in 1983. The player controls a boy named Bobby who has to pass through seven screens, jump over animals like butterflies, ducks and other hazards. The game play resembles Pitfall!, a game released by Activision. At the end of the game all the player has to do is get Bobby into the house, and there the next level will show. Hitting reset and select change the style of flowers that show at the bottom of the screen.
This version of Bobby is Going Home was designed for Atari 2600, which was commercially very successful video game console of second generation produced by Atari from 1977 to 1992. It was the first console that used removable memory modules with games. At the time of its greatest fame, more than 30 million units of this console were sold for about $ 200 a piece. To date, the game library for this console contains nearly 1,000 original games. More information about the
Atari 2600 can be found here.
Recommended Game Controllers:
You can control this game easily by using the keyboard of your PC (see the table next to the game). However, for maximum gaming enjoyment, we strongly recommend using a USB joystick that you simply plug into the USB port of your computer. If you do not have a joystick, buy a suitable USB controller in Amazon or in some of your favorite online stores.
Available online emulators:
3 different online emulators are available for Bobby is Going Home. These emulators differ not only in the technology they use to emulate old games, but also in support of various game controllers, multiplayer mode, mobile phone touchscreen, emulation speed, absence or presence of embedded ads and in many other parameters. For
maximum gaming enjoyment, it's important to choose the right emulator, because on each PC and in different Internet browsers, the individual emulators behave differently. The basic
features of each emulator available for this game Bobby is Going Home are summarized in the following table: