List of Atari Lynx games

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Atari Lynx I
Atari Lynx II

This is a list of games for the Atari Lynx handheld game console. The Lynx had a much smaller library of games compared to the Sega Game Gear or Nintendo Game Boy. The first Lynx was released with Blue Lightning and Lynx II was released with Batman Returns.

Licensed titles[edit]

74 titles licensed by Atari Corporation and manufactured in molded ROM cartridges.

Title Year Developer Publisher Players per Console Comlynx Multiplayer Genre
A.P.B. 1991 Quicksilver Software Atari 1 Arcade
Awesome Golf 1991 Hand Made Software Atari 1 2-4 Sports
Baseball Heroes 1992 Atari Atari 1 2 Sports
Basketbrawl 1992 Hamilton and Associates Atari 1 2 Action/Sports
Batman Returns 1992 Atari Atari 1 Action/Platform
BattleWheels 1993 Beyond Games Beyond Games 1 2-6 Action/Driving
Battlezone 2000 1995 Hand Made Software Atari 1 2-4 Action/Arcade
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure 1991 Al Baker & Associates Atari 1 2 Action/Adventure
Block Out 1991 California Dreams Atari 1 Action/Strategy
Blue Lightning 1989 Epyx Atari 1 Action
Bubble Trouble 1991 Telegames Telegames 1 Action
California Games 1989 Epyx Atari 1 2-4[1] Action/Sports
Checkered Flag 1991 Atari Atari 1 2-6 Racing
Chip's Challenge 1989 Epyx Atari 1 Puzzle
Crystal Mines II 1992 Color Dreams Atari 1 Puzzle
Desert Strike 1993 Teque London Telegames 1 Action/Strategy
Dinolympics 1992 Imagitec Design Atari 1 Puzzle
Dirty Larry--Renegade Cop 1992 Knight Technologies Atari 1 Action
Double Dragon 1993 Knight Technologies Telegames 1 2 Arcade/Fighting
Dracula - The Undead 1991 Hand Made Software Atari 1 Adventure
Electrocop 1989 Epyx Atari 1 Action/Adventure
European Soccer Challenge 1993 Krisalis Software Telegames 1 2 Sports
Fidelity Ultimate Chess Challenge 1991 Telegames Telegames 1-2 Strategy
Gates of Zendocon 1989 Epyx Atari 1 Action/Shooter
Gauntlet: The Third Encounter 1990 Epyx Atari 1 2-4 Action/Adventure
Gordo 106 1993 Tenth Planet Atari 1 Platform
Hard Drivin' 1991 MidNite Software/NuFX Atari 1 Arcade/Driving
Hockey 1992 Alpine Studios Atari 1 2 Sports
Hydra 1992 NuFX Atari 1 Arcade
Ishido: The Way of the Stones 1991 California Dreams Atari 1-2 Strategy
Jimmy Connors' Tennis 1993 Hand Made Software Atari 1 2-4 Sports
Joust 1992 Shadowsoft Shadowsoft 1 2 Arcade
Klax 1990 Atari Atari 1 Action/Strategy
Krazy Ace Miniature Golf 1993 Telegames Telegames 1-4 Sports
Kung Food 1992 Lore Games Atari 1 Action/Fighting
Lemmings 1993 DMA Design Psygnosis 1 Strategy
Lynx Casino 1992 Atari Atari 1 2 Strategy
Malibu Bikini Volleyball 1993 Hand Made Software Atari 1 2-4 Sports
Ms. Pac-Man 1990 Atari Atari 1 Arcade
NFL Football 1992 BlueSky Software Atari 1 2 Sports
Ninja Gaiden 1991 BlueSky Software Atari 1 Arcade
Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom 1993 MidNite Software Atari 1 Action/Platform
Pac-Land 1991 Atari Atari 1-2 Arcade
Paperboy 1990 Al Baker & Associates Atari 1 Arcade
Pinball Jam 1992 Atari Atari 1 Arcade/Action
Pit-Fighter 1992 Al Baker & Associates Atari 1 2 Arcade/Fighting
Power Factor 1992 Hand Made Software Atari 1 Action
Qix 1991 Knight Technologies Telegames 1-2 Arcade
Raiden 1997 BlueSky Software Telegames 1 Shooter
Rampage 1990 Atari Atari 1 2-4 Arcade
Rampart 1992 Atari Atari 1 2 Arcade
RoadBlasters 1990 Atari Atari 1 Arcade/Driving
Robo-Squash 1990 NuFX Atari 1 2 Action/Sports
Robotron: 2084 1991 Shadowsoft Shadowsoft 1 Arcade
Rygar 1990 NuFX Atari 1 Arcade
Scrapyard Dog 1991 Creative Software Designs Atari 1 Platform
Shadow of the Beast 1992 Digital Developments Psygnosis 1 Action/Strategy
Shanghai 1990 Mediagenic Atari 1 2 Strategy
Steel Talons 1992 NuFX Atari 1 Arcade
S.T.U.N. Runner 1991 Atari Atari 1 Arcade
Super Asteroids & Missile Command 1995 Atari Atari 1 Arcade
Super Off Road 1993 Telegames Telegames 1 2-4 Arcade/Driving
Super Skweek 1991 Loriciel Atari 1 2 Action/Strategy
Switchblade II 1992 Optimus Software Gremlin Graphics 1 Platform
Todd's Adventures in Slime World 1990 Epyx Atari 1 2-8 Action/Adventure
Toki 1992 Fabtek Atari 1 Platform
Tournament Cyberball 2072 1991 BlueSky Software Atari 1 2-4 Arcade/Sports
Turbo Sub 1991 NuFX Atari 1 2[2] Action/Shooter
Viking Child 1991 Imagitec Design Atari 1 Action/Adventure
Warbirds 1991 Atari Atari 1 2-4 Action/Strategy
World Class Fussball/Soccer 1992 Atari Atari 1 2 Sports
Xenophobe 1990 Epyx Atari 1 2-4 Arcade
Xybots 1991 NuFX Atari 1 2 Arcade
Zarlor Mercenary 1990 Epyx Atari 1 2-4 Shooter

Cancelled titles, pre-license[edit]

Cancelled titles that otherwise might have been licensed if completed. Includes announced titles, found prototypes, and prototypes published after Lynx production stopped.

Title Year Last Developed Developer Publisher Players per Console Comlynx Multiplayer Genre
720° Atari Sports
Alien vs Predator Rebellion unknown 1 Adventure
Barbarian Bodyguard 1991 Epyx Atari Fighting
Battletoads 1991 Telegames Telegames Fighting
Cabal 1991 Fabtek Atari Shooting
Centipede Shadowsoft Arcade
Daemonsgate 1991 Imagitec Design B & C ComputerVisions RPG
Dragnet MD Games Music
Dungeon Slayers Atari RPG
Dynablaster (Bomberman) Ubisoft Strategy
Escape from the Planet of the Robot Monsters Atari Arcade
Eye of the Beholder 1993 NuFX 1 RPG
Guardians: Storm Over Doria Telegames RPG
GeoDuel 1991 Atari Racing
Hotdog Lore Games Team Jaguar Platform
Loopz 1992 Hand Made Software Audiogenic Software Puzzle
Marlboro Go! 1993 Digital Image Racing
Mechtiles Beyond Games Shooter
Poker Atari Team Jaguar 1 Strategy
Pounce! 1992 Atari Arcade
RC Demolition Derby Epyx Racing
Relief Pitcher 1992 Team Jaguar Atari Sports
Road Riot 4WD Atari 1 2 Arcade/Driving
Rolling Thunder Atari Arcade
Strider 2 1991 Tiertex US Gold RPG
Ultra Vortex Beyond Games Fighting
Vindicators Atari Shooter

Unsorted titles[edit]

Titles that have not yet been released in cartridge form, release information is unknown, or otherwise do not fit any of the other categories.

Title Year Developer Publisher Players per Console Comlynx Multiplayer Genre
Lynx Diagnostic Atari Atari Tool

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Manual indicates 2 players but 4 are possible
  2. ^ Comlynx capable but not a multiplayer game