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Score Breakdown Based on 649 ratings
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  • Review Score:7

    Classic high score adventure with the original tomb raider.

    Pitfall is an icon in old school gaming, and a quintessential title for the Intellivision system. You're given 20 minutes in the game to get the highest score you can get by collecting gold. Along your way are deat... Read Full Review

    6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    A race against the clock, and the clock never loses.

    If you were alive in the 80's, there's not doubt you've heard of Pitfall. And you've probably played it on one machine or another. The idea is to run horizontally, from screen to screen, picking up treasure along the w... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    A classic in every sense.

    If you were alive in the 80's, there's not doubt you've heard of Pitfall. And you've probably played it on one machine or another. The idea is to run horizontally, from screen to screen, picking up treasure along the w... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    Swingin on the INTV.

    If you were alive in the 80's, there's not doubt you've heard of Pitfall. And you've probably played it on one machine or another. The idea is to run horizontally, from screen to screen, picking up treasure along the w... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    The first perfect video game.

    This was the first real and true action-adventure game --ever. The fact this game has two levels, multiple villains, varying challenges and great controls was so ground breaking that video games were changed forever. I... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Im fallllllllllling

    year 1982, developed: Activision, platform gaming at its best. Cue the music.... Drum Roll please, here we have my favorite of the Atari games. So, lets get on with my review. One of the most sold games for the Atari, 2... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    This might be the best game of it's time - it had tons of action - it was very challenging and is still fun to play now

    This might be the best game of it's time - it had tons of action - it was very challenging and is still fun to play now... I'm not sure what to say about this game that probably hasnt already been said time and time a... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.1

    Pitfall, it's, err,...pit-tastic. Yeah, that's snappy enough for them...wait did I just type that?

    Do you like platformers? If so you owe it to yourself to find a copy of this game and play it, because it basically invented the platformer genre. The premise is simple enough. You're this guy exploring a jungle fille... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.3

    Pitfall is one of the greatest games ever made.

    I do not have much to say. But Pitfall was the greatest game of its time. I played it first when my mother found her old intellivision at my grandmothers house. It was the first game I had ever played. At only 2 years ol... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.8

    Three lives or 20 minutes. The choice is yours on how to end the game.

    Personally I never actually sat around for 20 minutes to see how the game ended. most likely it just flashed yoru score but if anyone knows then they are more patient than I was at this game. The point of the game wa... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
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