Pitfall! is a video game designed by David Crane for the Atari 2600 and released by Activision in 1982. The player controls Pitfall Harry and is tasked with collecting all the treasures in a jungle within 20 minutes while avoiding obstacles and hazards.
Pitfall! received positive reviews upon release, and is one of the best-selling games on the Atari 2600, with over four million copies sold. It was the top video game on the Billboard charts for more than a year, and inspired numerous sequels and ports across a variety of gaming consoles, also being viewed as helping define the side-scrolling platformer game genre.