Electronic Games Arcade Awards - 1981
asElectronic Games was a magazine published in the United States between the 1980s and the 1990s. It was one of the first computer magazines entirely dedicated to video games, and it wasn't that common in the early 80s.
The Arcade Awards was perhaps the first "game of the year" type award ever.
This is a list of the best games published in 1981 according to Electronic Games Arcade Awards.
- Asteroids Videogame of the YearAtari VCS
- Auto Racing Best Sports GameIntellivision)
- Computer Baseball Best Computer Sports GameApple II
- Jawbreaker Best Computer Action GameAtari 800, Apple II, Commodore 64
- Kaboom! Best Audio-Visual EffectsAtari VCS
- Missile Command Best Solitaire GameAtari VCS
- Pac-Man Best Commercial Arcade GameNamco Pac-Man
- Quest for the Rings Most Innovative GameOdyssey
- Star Raiders Computer Game of the YearAtari 400/800
- Tennis Best Competitive GameAtari VCS
- Warlords Best Pong VariantAtari VCS