Truth be told, the ATARI 2600 was the only gaming console I ever owned as a kid. One thing I remember in vivid detail was the excitement I used to get from the illustrated cover art on the game packaging. In retrospect the games themselves massively under delivered. The amazing illustrative montages promised fantasy worlds of robots, space ships, giant centipedes and more but the 8 bit, 1.19 MHz reality didn't even come close... still I don't remember ever being disappointed.
Below is a collection of scans from Atari game boxes back in the day. The illustrations still blow me away.