Pitfall!

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Pitfall!
Developer(s) Activision
Publisher(s) Activision
Distributor(s) Craig Houston, Dave Anthony, David S. Goyer (consultant)
Designer(s) David Crane
Engine IW engine
Platform(s) Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Intellivision, Sega SG-1000
Release date(s) September 1982
Genre(s) Platforming
Mode(s) Single-player
Media Cartridge

Pitfall! is a 1982 platforming video game made by Activision for Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Intellivision and the Sega SG-1000. The game was a best seller for the Atari 2600, with over 4 million copies sold.

In this game, the player has to move a character who is known as Harry through a maze-like jungle where he has to attempt to recover 32 treasures in a 20-minute time period. The player has to avoid many hazards including pits, quicksand, rolling logs, fire, rattlesnakes, scorpions, and crocodiles.