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Electronic Games Arcade Awards: Games of the Year 1979

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Electronic Games was a magazine published in the 1980s and the 1990s entirely focused on video games (one of the first ones, if you think about it). Every year, Electronic Games magazine held a Game of the Year "Arcade Awards".

These are the best games published in 1979 according to Electronic Games Arcade Awards.

  • 1979
  • Air-Sea Battle Best Target Game
    Atari VCS
  • Bally Best Audio and Visual Effects
    Arcade/Bally
  • Basketball Most Innovative Game
    Atari VCS
  • Cosmic Conflict Best S.F. Game
    Odyssey
  • Football Best Sports Game
    Bally Professional Arcade
  • Golf Best Solitaire Game
    Odyssey
  • Space Invaders Game of the Year
    Arcade
  • Video Olympics Best Pong Variant
    Atari VCS


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