Video Life

Video Life

Infobox VG
title = Video Life

developer = Commavid
publisher = Commavid
designer =
engine =
version =
released = vgrelease|United States|USA|1981
genre = Life simulation game
modes = Single-player
ratings =
platforms = Atari 2600
media = Cartridge
requirements =
input =

"Video Life" is one of the rarest video games ever made for the Atari 2600.Fact|date=March 2008 It is a version of the zero-player cellular automaton known as Conway's Game of Life. [cite web| url =| title = Entry for "Video Life"| accessdate = 2007-01-23| publisher = AtariAge]

Rarity and value

"Video Life" was only available via a special mail order offer to owners of Commavid's "Magicard", which itself is considered to be one of the rarest Atari 2600 cartridges ever released. According to original CommaVid co-owner Irwin Gaines, only "20 cartridges or less" of "Video Life" were ever made.Fact|date=March 2008

At the 10th Annual Classic Games Expo 2007 at the Rivera Hotel/Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada a copy of "Video Life" was sold at auction inside a "mystery box", fetching $1300 from the winning bidder.Fact|date=March 2008


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