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Does anyone on Atariage know when Othello was released


Whenever you have a question about the release year/month of an Atari 2600 game, go here:





Here is the Othello entry:




I and other AtariAge members look for release date info whenever we get the chance. Those pages are updated every time we find new evidence for a month change or corroboration that a month is correct.

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Speaking of Othello, the earliest mention of Atari 2600 Othello in a newspaper ad that I've found so far is from March 20, 1981.

1981y_03m_20d Frederick News Post Friday, March 20, 1981, Frederick, Maryland

(Shipley's ad that mentions Othello, Laser Blast, Tennis, and other games.)


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