Skiing review. Classic Game Room reviews SKIING for Atari 2600 from Activision released in 1980. Skiing is old school Atari gaming at its finest as you control a little red guy in a ski suit through slalom events and downhill ski racing. Don't run into trees or you'll be squashed and lose precious time (you're always skiing for the best time in SKIING). CGR Skiing Atari 2600 video review has gameplay from Skiing from Activision released in 1980 for the Atari 2600 VCS (video computer system).