Mr. Run And Jump Gets And Atari 2600 Cartridge

Looks like a fun addition.

Arcade platforming action returns to its roots with an exciting announcement: the unveiling of an Atari 2600 version of the recently revealed adventure-platformer, Mr. Run and Jump from Atari. This official release marks a significant milestone steeped in retro history: the first cartridge launch for a new Atari title since 1990!

Mr. Run and Jump was created in 2021 by John Mikula, a talented developer at the St. Louis-based indie studio Graphite Lab. Its meticulously crafted platforming mechanics showcase the enduring capabilities of the 2600 hardware, even four decades after its initial release.

Made in the United States with high-quality materials, each Mr. Run and Jump cartridge comes sealed with a high-quality box, 2600 game cartridge, and an instruction manual. Cartridges are manufactured to exacting standards from all new parts and materials, with beveled edges to prevent pin damage, strong gold-plated connectors, and identical power draw to the originals.

Preorders for the collectible cartridges will open on on July 31, 2023, for $59.99 USD. Additional distribution will be announced at a later date. Sign up for updates from Atari to be the first to know when preorders open.

About Mr. Run and Jump 2600: a simple-yet-challenging 2D platformer originally developed for the Atari 2600 video game console. While it was built to run on older hardware, Mr. Run and Jump is a brand-new game designed to be approachable to all players. Leap, the dog, has begun wandering toward the Dark Realm, and if he ventures too far, he’ll never be able to find his way back! It’s up to Mr. Run and Jump to save his best friend before it’s too late!

Key Features:

  • Over 80 screens of platforming action across six colorful worlds
  • Bound over obstacles and dodge five distinct enemy types
  • A unique scoring system: you start with 25000 points. For each second that elapses, your score will decrease by one. Colliding with an enemy will decrease your score by 100.
  • Compete with your friends to see who can get the highest score!

Mr. Run and Jump for PC and Console: The teams at Atari and Graphite Lab were so enamored with the 2600 title that they joined forces to create a modern rendition of Mr. Run and Jump. The modern version is a glowing explosion of color, action, and personality, with challenging levels, collectibles, and hidden rooms. It includes more than 30 hours of gameplay and added Time Trials make it a speedrunner’s paradise!

Developed by Graphite Lab and Heavy Horse Games, the modern Mr. Run and Jump launches later this summer on Windows PC via Steam and Epic Games, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4/5, Xbox One and Series X|S, and Atari VCS. To learn more please visit:

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