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Internet Arcade

The Internet Arcade is a web-based library of arcade (coin-operated) video games from the 1970s through to the 1990s, emulated in JSMAME, part of the JSMESS software package.

Containing hundreds of games ranging through many different genres and styles, the Arcade provides research, comparison, and entertainment in the realm of the Video Game Arcade.

  The game collection ranges from early "bronze-age" videogames, with black and white screens and simple sounds, through to large-scale games containing digitized voices, images and music. Most games are playable in some form, although some are useful more for verification of behavior or programming due to the intensity and requirements of their systems.

  Many games have a "boot-up" sequence when first turned on, where the systems run through a check and analysis, making sure all systems are go. In some cases, odd controllers make proper playing of the systems on a keyboard or joypad a pale imitation of the original experience. Please report any issues to the Internet Arcade Operator, Jason Scott.

If you are encountering issues with control, sound, or other technical problems, read this entry of some common solutions.

Also, Armchair Arcade (a video game review site) has written an excellent guide to playing on the Internet Arcade as well.


Below are a suggested collection of games that run at proper speed in a powerful browser. (Firefox is currently the fastest environment, although other browsers should work as well.)

 

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Internet Arcade
Nov 27, 2019
software
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Internet Arcade
Nov 27, 2019
software
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R-Type II (アール・タイプ II Āru Taipu tsu) is a horizontal scrolling shooter arcade game developed and published by Irem in 1989. It is the second game in the R-Type series. The game is the sequel to R-Type, which was first released as an arcade game in 1987 and profoundly influenced later shooting games with its charge shots, unique weaponry, and grotesque enemies. Hudson Soft ported the later 4 levels of the original R-Type to the PC Engine with the title R-Type II, but the Hudson...
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Topic: Irem
Internet Arcade
Nov 26, 2019 Namco
software
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favorite 27
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Galaga '88 by Namco (1987) Developed by Namco Limited Released Dec, 1987 Also For Game Gear, Sharp X68000, TurboGrafx-16, Wii Published by Namco Limited Perspective Side view Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Galaga '88 takes the basic gameplay of Galaga and adds higher-quality graphics, triple ship abilities, parsec progression, power-ups, asteroids, bosses and other enhancements. Periodically the player encounters...
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Internet Arcade
Nov 24, 2019 Universal
software
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Mr. Do's Wild Ride is the third game in Universal's Mr. Do! arcade series, although it was originally titled Go! Go! Coaster and did not involve Mr. Do!. Mr. Do!'s Wild Ride, was released in 1984. Gameplay Mr. Do!'s scenario is a roller coaster, and the object is to reach the top. As the cars (and eventually other objects) speed around the track, you must escape by using a super speed button, or by climbing up small ladders scattered about the track. Two icons at the end of the level range from...
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Internet Arcade
Nov 24, 2019 Sanritsu / Sega
software
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Bank Panic is an arcade game developed by Sanritsu and manufactured by Sega in 1984. West Bank is a clone of the game, released on several platforms. Game description The player assumes the part of an Old West sheriff who must protect a bank and its customers from masked robbers. The layout of the bank is implicitly a circle with twelve numbered doors and the player in the center. The player can rotate to the left or right and view three doors at a time. The doors will open to reveal a customer...
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Internet Arcade
Nov 21, 2019 Kaneko
software
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B.Rap Boys (World) by Kaneko (1992) Developed by Kaneko Co., Ltd. Released 1992 Platform Arcade Published by Kaneko Co., Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Beat 'em up / Brawler Visual 2D scrolling Description B.Rap Boys is a 2D side-scrolling beat 'em-up game that puts players in the shoes of either a roller skater, skateboarder or mountain biker. You take on a challenge to determine who is the ultimate warrior. The game is similar to DJ Boy . You fight various different types of...
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Internet Arcade
Nov 21, 2019 Zaccaria
software
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Game Introduction "Hi there. I'm Jack Rabbit. I love carrots, and I'm very hungry." Jack Rabbit needs to collect carrots while avoiding pits, snakes, obstacles, and the two weasels looking for dinner you. Succeed through three stages and Jack will congratulate you. "We sure showed them, partner." Jack Rabbit is played through three different stages. The first stage is outside Jack's house. Here, the object is to collect all the carrots while avoiding pits, bombs, and the...
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Internet Arcade
Nov 20, 2019 Zilec Electronics
software
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favorite 1
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Description A vertical space battle game where the player controls a ship at the bottom of the screen and fires at various enemy ships, alien creatures and even the mother ship. Game Play After the mother ship is hit four times a refueling ship comes across the screen that you must thrust up and dock with. You have to avoid all the "stars" while doing so and hit precisely at the docking point. You only get one chance at the passing refueling ship. The game then goes back to the first...
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Nov 19, 2019 Sega
software
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favorite 18
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Nov 8, 2019 Universal
software
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favorite 15
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You fly over mountain tops and through caves dodging enemy space ships and missiles fired from the ground. Cosmic Avenger is a 1981 arcade game developed and published by Universal. Legacy Cosmic Avenger was ported to the ColecoVision video game console. Wes Hupp holds the official record for this game with 117,290 points on November 17, 1982. Reception Mark Bussler from Classic Game Room notes that Cosmic Avenger is the first continuous horizontal side-scrolling space shooter (though it is...
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Internet Arcade
Nov 7, 2019 Stern Electronics
software
eye 454,797
favorite 98
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Berzerk is a multi-directional shooter video arcade game, released in 1980 by Stern Electronics of Chicago. The player controls a green stick man. Using a joystick and a firing button that activates a laser-like weapon, the player navigates a simple maze filled with many robots, who fire lasers back at the player character. A player can be killed by being shot, by running into a robot or an exploding robot, coming into contact with the electrified walls of the maze itself, or by being touched...
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Topics: arcade, stern, stern electronics, maze, shooter, speech, Berzerk Franchise
Internet Arcade
Nov 2, 2019 Irem (Williams license)
software
eye 336,145
favorite 83
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Moon Patrol (ムーンパトロール Mūn Patorōru) is an arcade game by Irem that was first released in 1982. It was licensed to Williams for distribution in North America. Moon Patrol was an early side-scrolling shooter and is widely credited for the introduction of parallax scrolling in side-scrolling video games (though one article in Games Radar argues that the graphics in the 1980 game Defender would count). The player takes the role of a Luna City police officer assigned to Sector...
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Internet Arcade
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Turtles in Time (4 Players ver UAA) by Konami (1991) Developed by Konami Industry Co. Ltd. Released Mar, 1991 Also For SNES Published by Konami Industry Co. Ltd. Misc Licensed Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Beat 'em up / Brawler, Martial Arts Visual 2D scrolling Description Doesn't this Shredder dude ever take a break? Now he's gone and "kidnapped" the Statue of Liberty itself, and just as the Ninja Turtles were about to kick his butt, he...
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Internet Arcade
Oct 31, 2019 Konami
software
eye 4,614
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X-Men (4 Players ver UBB) by Konami (1992) Developed by Konami Co., Ltd. Released Feb 12, 1992 Also For Android, iPad, iPhone, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 Published by Konami Co., Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Misc Licensed Gameplay Arcade, Beat 'em up / Brawler, Platform Description X-Men is a 1992 arcade game by Konami . It brings six of the famed mutants together in a battle to stop the master of magnetism, Magneto, from taking over the world once and for all, while saving the life of...
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Internet Arcade
Oct 31, 2019 Konami
software
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favorite 35
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The Simpsons (4 Players World set 1) by Konami (1991) Developed by Konami Industry Co. Ltd. Released 1991 Also For Commodore 64, DOS, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 Published by Konami, Inc. Misc Licensed Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Beat 'em up / Brawler, Platform Visual 2D scrolling Description Waylon Smithers has just stolen a diamond from Springfield Jewelers for Mr. Burns. While trying to make a getaway, he crashes into Homer, which knocks the diamond out of his hand....
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Internet Arcade
Oct 26, 2019 Game-A-Tron
software
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favorite 0
comment 2
favorite ( 2 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Oct 18, 2019 Midway
software
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favorite 69
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Gorf is an arcade game released in 1981 by Midway Mfg., whose name was advertised as an acronym for "Galactic Orbiting Robot Force". It is a multiple-mission fixed shooter with five distinct modes of play, essentially making it five games in one. It is well known for its use of synthesized speech, a new feature at the time. The player controls a spaceship that can move left, right, up and down around the lower third of the screen. The ship can fire a single shot (called a "quark...
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Internet Arcade
Oct 16, 2019 Namco
software
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favorite 15
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Developed by Namco Limited Released Apr, 1988 Also For Wii Published by Namco Limited Perspective Top-down Vehicular Tank Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Arcade Description In Assault , the player's homeland is invaded by aliens. The next course of action is clear: manning a tank and blasting them away! The goal of each of the eleven levels is to reach the end (occupied by a fortress) and killing the opposition while avoid being hit by their projectiles - at first the player...
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Internet Arcade
Oct 15, 2019 Universal
software
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INSTRUCTIONS The object of Mr. Do! is to score as many points as possible by digging tunnels through the ground and collecting cherries. The title character, Mr. Do (a circus clown), is constantly chased by red monsters resembling small dinosaurs, and the player loses a life if Mr. Do is caught by one. The game is over when the last life is lost. Cherries are distributed throughout the level in groups of eight. 500 bonus points are awarded if Mr. Do collects eight cherries in a row without...
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Internet Arcade
Oct 14, 2019 Namco
software
eye 1,637
favorite 24
comment 1
Splatter House (World new version (SH3)) by Namco (1988) Developed by Namco Limited Released Nov, 1988 Also For BlackBerry, FM Towns, iPhone, TurboGrafx-16, Wii, Windows Published by Namco Limited Perspective Side view Narrative Horror Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Beat 'em up / Brawler Visual 2D scrolling Description Splatterhouse is the first game in the series, but only the second game to appear on a home console (after Splatterhouse: Wanpaku Graffiti on the NES), which was later continued...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Oct 5, 2019 Nihon System
software
eye 2,208
favorite 5
comment 1
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Oct 3, 2019 Universal (ADP Automaten license)
software
eye 273,509
favorite 12
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Controls: Press 5 to insert coins, 1 or 2 to start a 1/2 player game. Move the man with the arrow keys, us CTRL repeatedly to dig a hole, and ALT repeatedly to cover a hole (that has a creature in it). Please note: These controls are difficult to learn, initially. Space Panic is a 1980 arcade game designed by Universal, which Chris Crawford calls the first ever platform game, as it pre-dates Nintendo's Donkey Kong (from 1981) which is often cited as the original platform game. Space Panic lacks...
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Internet Arcade
Oct 2, 2019 hack (Two-Bit Score)
software
eye 4,190
favorite 13
comment 1
Super ABC (Pac-Man multigame kit Sep. 03 1999) by hack (Two-Bit Score) (1999)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Oct 1, 2019 Namco
software
eye 25,253
favorite 19
comment 1
Developed by Namco Limited Released 1981 Also For BREW, FM-7, J2ME, Sharp X1, Wii, Windows, Xbox 360 Published by Namco Limited Perspective Top-down Genre Action, Racing / Driving Gameplay Arcade Description New Rally-X is a sequel to Rally-X . The player controls a blue racing car in a maze using a top-down perspective. While avoiding red enemy cars and rocks in Pac-Man fashion, there are flags to collect in each stage, with an increasing number of points per flag as a reward. When chased, the...
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Internet Arcade
Sep 26, 2019 Namco
software
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favorite 10
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Rolling Thunder (rev 3) by Namco (1986) Developed by Namco Limited Released Dec, 1986 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, NES, Wii, ZX Spectrum Published by Namco Limited Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description Rolling Thunder is the world's most powerful secret police force and you are its best agent. Your mission is to stop an underground conspiracy to conquer the world and to save agent Leila, who has been...
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Internet Arcade
Sep 19, 2019 Gottlieb
software
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favorite 186
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Q*bert /ˈkjuːbərt/ is an arcade video game developed and published by Gottlieb in 1982. It is a 2D action game with puzzle elements that uses "isometric" graphics to create a pseudo-3D effect, and serves as a precursor to the isometric platformer genre. The object is to change the color of every cube in a pyramid by making the on-screen character hop on top of the cube while avoiding obstacles and enemies. Players use a joystick to control the character. The game was conceived by...
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Internet Arcade
Sep 16, 2019 Gottlieb (Taitel license)
software
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Developed by D. Gottlieb & Co. Released 1983 Platform Arcade Published by D. Gottlieb & Co. Perspective Top-down Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description A space shooter with a twist: instead of the usual fare of invading aliens or hostile ships, you face off against actual planets, complete with projectile moons and a chip on their shoulder. As each attack wave begins, the pissed-off celestial bodies zoom in from afar,...
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Internet Arcade
Sep 16, 2019 Taiyo (Taito license)
software
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comment 1
1 Player Start 1 2 Players Start 2 Coin 1 5 Coin 2 6 Service 1 8 P1 Up UP P1 Down DOWN P1 Left LEFT P1 Right RIGHT P1 Button 1 LCONTROL or Mouse B1 P1 Button 2 LALT or Mouse B3 P1 Button 3 SPACE or Mouse B2 P1 Button 4 LSHIFT P2 Up R P2 Down F P2 Left D P2 Right G P2 Button 1 A P2 Button 2 S P2 Button 3 Q P2 Button 4 W
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Internet Arcade
Aug 25, 2019 TAD Corporation
software
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favorite 9
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Blood Bros. (World?) by TAD Corporation (1990) Developed by Tad Corporation Released 1990 Platform Arcade Published by Tecmo, Ltd. Perspective Behind view Genre Action Setting Western Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Description Blood Bros. is a wild west themed shooter, similar to Cabal . Up to two players control either a cowboy or a native American, shooting their way through the fictional Dodge City. Enemies come in the form of cowboys and native Americans, either on foot or on horseback. Players...
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Internet Arcade
Aug 25, 2019 Atari Games
software
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Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom is a 1985 action arcade game developed and published by Atari Games, based on the 1984 film of the same name, the second film in the Indiana Jones franchise. It is also the first Atari System 1 arcade game to include digitized speech, including voice clips of Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones and Amrish Puri as Mola Ram, as well as John Williams' music from the film. Gameplay The player assumes the role of Indiana Jones as he infiltrates the lair of the evil...
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Internet Arcade
Aug 18, 2019 Amstar
software
eye 318,038
favorite 83
comment 7
Phoenix is an outer space-themed, fixed shooter similar to Taito's Space Invaders. It was developed by Amstar Electronics (which was located in Phoenix, Arizona) in 1980, and released by Centuri in the United States and by Taito in Japan. The Phoenix mothership is one of the first video arcade game bosses to be presented as a separate challenge. This was before the term boss was coined. The player controls a spaceship that moves horizontally at the bottom of the screen, firing upward. Enemies,...
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Internet Arcade
Aug 5, 2019 General Computer Corporation (Atari license)
software
eye 343,249
favorite 45
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Food Fight (also styled as Charley Chuck's Food Fight) is an arcade game released by Atari in 1983. The player guides young Charley Chuck, who is trying to eat an ice cream cone before it melts, while avoiding four chefs bent on stopping him. In Food Fight, the player controls a young boy named Charley Chuck. The object of the game is to eat an ice cream cone located on the opposite side of an open playfield. The ice cream is slowly melting, and must be consumed before it melts completely....
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Internet Arcade
Aug 2, 2019 Universal
software
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Lady Bug is an insect-themed maze chase arcade game produced by Universal Games and released in 1981. Its gameplay was inspired by Pac-Man but with several additions to the formula, such as the ability to alter the layout of the maze through gate-shifting. The goal of Lady Bug is to eat all "flowers", hearts and letters in the maze while avoiding other insects. The player is represented by a red, yellow, and green character resembling a ladybug while the enemy insects' appearance...
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Internet Arcade
Aug 2, 2019 Gaelco
software
eye 68
favorite 0
comment 1
Xor World (prototype) by Gaelco (1990)
( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jul 17, 2019 Century Electronics
software
eye 332,923
favorite 8
comment 3
Collect bananas while avoiding monsters; a cross between Pac-Man and Donkey Kong Junior. The game contains some voice simulation. 1 Player Start 1 2 Players Start 2 Coin 1 5 Coin 2 6 P1 Up UP P1 Down DOWN P1 Left LEFT P1 Right RIGHT P1 Button 1 LCONTROL or Mouse B1 P2 Up R P2 Down F P2 Left D P2 Right G P2 Button 1 A
favoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jul 16, 2019 Bally Midway
software
eye 354,864
favorite 72
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Discs of Tron is the second arcade game based on 1982 Disney film Tron. Description While the first Tron arcade game had several mini-games (Gridbugs, Light Cycles, entering the MCP cone and Digital tanks), Discs of Tron is inspired by the Jai alai sequence in the original 1982 film in which Kevin Flynn is forced to play against Crom, leading to Crom being "derezzed" by Sark. Tron is also introduced later, as Flynn witnesses him competing against (and defeating) four of the MCP's...
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Internet Arcade
Jul 15, 2019 Atari Games
software
eye 12,578
favorite 20
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Blasteroids is one of the sequels to the original 1979 shoot 'em up video game Asteroids. It was developed by Atari Games (which later became Midway Games West) and released as a coin-operated game in 1987, and in 1989 by Image Works for Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, C64/128, MSX, MS-DOS PC, and ZX Spectrum. The gameplay for the game is basically the same as for the original; the player (or players in case of a 2-player game) controls a spaceship viewed from "above" in a 2D...
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Internet Arcade
Jun 23, 2019 Sega
software
eye 364,305
favorite 7
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You control a tank that shoots at airplanes. 1 Player Start 1 2 Players Start 2 Coin 1 5 Coin 2 6 P1 Up UP P1 Down DOWN P1 Left LEFT P1 Right RIGHT P1 Button 1 LCONTROL or Mouse B1 P1 Button 2 LALT or Mouse B3 P2 Up R P2 Down F P2 Left D P2 Right G P2 Button 1 A P2 Button 2 S
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
Jun 23, 2019 Williams / Vid Kidz
software
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favorite 9
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IMPORTANT NOTE: After the game has reset its high score, press the F2 key to make the arcade machine playable. Blaster is an arcade game developed by Eugene Jarvis and released by Williams in 1983. The game is a 3D shooter set in outer space and is a quasi-sequel to Robotron: 2084. The objective is to shoot enemies and avoid obstacles in twenty differently-goaled levels in order to reach paradise. The game had advanced graphics at the time of release, that used scaled sprites to display the...
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Internet Arcade
Jun 20, 2019 Capcom
software
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favorite 13
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Alien vs. Predator (Euro 940520) by Capcom (1994) Developed by Capcom Co., Ltd. Released May 20, 1994 Platform Arcade Published by Capcom Co., Ltd. Perspective Side view Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Beat 'em up / Brawler Visual 2D scrolling Description Alien vs. Predator is a 2D side scrolling beat'em up based on the Alien and Predator film franchises. Up to three players can pick from four characters to kill alien hordes and human enemies: there are two cybernetically...
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Internet Arcade
Jun 20, 2019 Sega
software
eye 475,650
favorite 53
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Astro Blaster is a shoot 'em up arcade game released by Sega in 1981. The player controls a ship (bearing a resemblance to the Battlestar Galactica) which can fire and move left or right. The player must continuously monitor the onscreen temperature and fuel gauges; if the ship overheats, its weapon is disabled, and if it is depleted of fuel, the vessel itself explodes. The player must battle through waves of enemies, which attack with varied formations and flight patterns. When a wave is...
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Internet Arcade
Jun 18, 2019 Sega
software
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Tranquilizer Gun is a multi-directional shooter arcade game that was released by Sega (in 1980); it runs on their Vic Dual hardware, and the player must use a four-directional joystick to direct a yellow hunter around a maze with a single button to make him fire shots (from that eponymous "tranquilizer gun") at four different types of wild animals (snakes, elephants, gorillas and lions) to knock them out. Once you have fired a shot at an animal to knock him out, the number 30 will...
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Internet Arcade
Jun 11, 2019 Capcom
software
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favorite 10
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Mega Man 2: The Power Fighters (USA 960708) by Capcom (1996) Developed by Capcom Co., Ltd. Released 1996 Platform Arcade Published by Capcom Co., Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Fighting, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description Mega Man 2: The Power Fighters is 2D arcade fighting/shooting game, the sequel to Mega Man: The Power Battle . The player chooses one character from 4 available: Mega Man, Proto Man, Bass (all from the previous game) and Duo. Each character has...
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Internet Arcade
Jun 1, 2019 Bally Midway
software
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Tapper, also known as Root Beer Tapper, is a 1983 arcade game released by Bally Midway. The goal of the game is to serve beer (or root beer) and collect empty mugs and tips. Tapper puts the player in the shoes of a bartender. The player must serve eager, thirsty patrons before their patience expires. The game was produced in association with Budweiser. The Tapper game screen features four bars. Patrons arrive periodically at the end of the bar opposite the player and demand drinks. The player...
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Internet Arcade
Jun 1, 2019 Exidy
software
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favorite 8
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Chiller (version 3.0) by Exidy (1986) Developed by Exidy, Inc. Released 1986 Also For NES Published by Exidy, Inc. Perspective 1st-person Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Description Chiller is a first person shooter for one or two players. Back in the middle ages a castle on the outskirts of town has been invaded by an evil force which is causing the dead to come back to life! You need to stop this force before it can create a large army and take over the town. As you make your way to and...
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Internet Arcade
Jun 1, 2019 Bally Midway
software
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Tron is a coin-operated arcade video game manufactured and distributed by Bally Midway in 1982. It is based on the Walt Disney Productions motion picture Tron released in the same year. The game consists of four subgames inspired by the events of the science fiction film. It features some characters and equipment seen in the film, e.g. the Light Cycles, battle tanks, the Input/Output Tower. The game earned more than the film's initial release. Arcade cabinet Tron was distributed in three types...
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Internet Arcade
May 28, 2019 Sega
software
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Pengo (ペンゴ) is an arcade game developed by Coreland and published by Sega in 1982. The player controls Pengo, a red penguin that resides in the Antarctic. The game takes place in an overhead maze made of ice blocks, where Pengo fights the patrolling, blob-like Sno-Bees. The objective of the game is for Pengo to survive a series of rounds by eliminating all Sno-Bees, while amassing bonuses by bringing together the three diamonds dispersed in the maze. The player uses a joystick and a...
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Internet Arcade
May 22, 2019 Midway
software
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NBA Jam TE (rev 4.0 03-23-94) by Midway (1994) Developed by Midway Manufacturing Company Released 1994 Also For DOS, Game Boy, Game Gear, Genesis, Jaguar, PlayStation, SEGA 32X, SEGA Saturn, SNES Published by Midway Manufacturing Company Sport Basketball Genre Action, Sports Gameplay Arcade Perspective Side view Visual 2D scrolling Interface Direct Control Misc Licensed Description This game lets you play two-on-two arcade basketball with players from all the NBA teams. Gameplay is fast and...
( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
May 18, 2019 Taito do Brasil
software
eye 3,468
favorite 5
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Fantastic (Galaga conversion on Galaxian hardware) by Taito do Brasil (198?)
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Internet Arcade
May 15, 2019 Taito
software
eye 348,079
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Colony 7 is an arcade shooter game by Taito Corporation released in 1981 that is in many ways a combination of two of the most popular shoot 'em up games of the time, containing elements of both Taito's own Space Invaders and Atari's Missile Command. The main innovation of Colony 7 was its extended weaponry arsenal. This gave the player the choice to change between several different weapons, with each one needing to be purchased separately as microtransactions through the arcade coin slot. 1...
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Internet Arcade
Apr 23, 2019 Irem (Memetron license)
software
eye 405,464
favorite 15
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Climb around lattice of pipes to deactivate power switches for main computer while avoiding robots. Jump on generators to send out disrupters and kill robots. Game Play Five level vertically scrolling platformer. Climb around a lattice of conduits while avoiding robots. Kill robots by jumping on generators and sending out disrupters. Each generator has a limited number of disrupter shots. Normal robots can become super robots by passing through generators. Super robots can only be destroyed...
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Internet Arcade
Apr 11, 2019 Atari Games
software
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Marble Madness is an arcade video game designed by Mark Cerny, and published by Atari Games in 1984. It is a platform game in which the player must guide an onscreen marble through six courses, populated with obstacles and enemies, within a time limit. The player controls the marble by using a trackball. Marble Madness is known for using innovative game technologies. It was Atari's first to use the Atari System 1 hardware and to be programmed in the C programming language. The game was also one...
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Internet Arcade
Mar 31, 2019 Cinematronics
software
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favorite 1
comment 1
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Internet Arcade
Mar 29, 2019 Sega
software
eye 319,850
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Flicky (フリッキー) is an arcade game made by Sega. First released in arcades in 1984, Flicky was also released at the time for the SG-1000, and then ported to the MSX and Japanese computers Sharp X1, Fujitsu FM-7 and NEC PC-8801. It was later ported to the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis in 1991. Flicky was designed by Yoji Ishii, who was with Sonic Team until August 1999, when he formed Artoon, his own company. Gameplay In the game, the player controls Flicky, a flightless bird who has to save...
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Mar 28, 2019 Dave Nutting Associates - Midway
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Extra Bases by Dave Nutting Associates - Midway (1980)
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Mar 25, 2019 Sega
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Carnival is a fixed shooter arcade game created by Sega in 1980. It has the distinction of being the first video game with a bonus round. The goal of the game is to shoot at targets, while carefully avoiding running out of bullets. Three rows of targets scroll across the screen in alternating directions; these include rabbits, ducks, owls, and bonus items. If a duck target crosses the bottom row without being shot, it will come to life and begin flying down toward the player. Any ducks that...
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Mar 25, 2019 Sigma Enterprises Inc. (Venture Line license)
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Ponpoko (ポンポコ?) is a 1982 arcade game released by Sigma Enterprises. It is a platform game similar to Donkey Kong and Mario Bros.. In Ponpoko, the player controls a Tanuki (狸 or たぬき), a Japanese raccoon dog, that can climb ladders, walk across floors and jump over gaps while trying to avoid red and yellow snakes. The player must collect all the fruits and vegetables in order to advance to the next level. There are also baskets that contain either snakes, fruits, vegetables, or...
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Mar 22, 2019 Century Electronics
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Hunchback is an arcade game developed by Century Electronics in 1983. The player controls Quasimodo from the Victor Hugo novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The game is set on a castle wall. The player must cross the screen from left to right avoiding obstacles in order to ring the bell at the far right. Obstacles include pits which must be swung over on a long rope, ramparts which must be jumped (some of which contain knights with spears) and flying fireballs and arrows (to be ducked or...
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Mar 21, 2019
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Shadow Dancer (シャドー・ダンサー) is a side-scrolling action game produced by Sega originally released as an arcade game in 1989. It is the second arcade game in the Shinobi series, following the original Shinobi itself. The game was developed on the Sega System 18 motherboard hardware. Home versions were released for the Master System and various home computers. A loose adaptation was also developed for the Mega Drive/Genesis titled Shadow Dancer: The Secret of Shinobi. A terrorist...
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Mar 16, 2019 Valadon Automation (Stern Electronics License)
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Bagman is a platform arcade game released by Valadon Automation in 1982. It was also licensed to Stern for U.S. distribution in the same year. This game was also released (in form of unofficial conversions) for the Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum home computer systems in 1984 as Gilligan's Gold; it is known in France as Le Bagnard. Gameplay The objective of the game is to maneuver the bagman through various mine shafts, picking up money bags and placing them in a wheelbarrow at the...
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Mar 13, 2019 Universal
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Cheeky Mouse was an arcade game released by Universal Games in 1980. Gameplay Try to hit the mouse with a hammer when it comes out from one of the holes in the wall. The mouse will try to get from its hole to the cheese on the other side of the house. 1 Player Start 1 2 Players Start 2 Coin 1 5 P1 Left LEFT P1 Right RIGHT P1 Button 1 LCONTROL or Mouse B1 P2 Left D P2 Right G P2 Button 1 A
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Mar 13, 2019 Hoei (Rock-Ola license)
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Jump Bug was the first platform game to include smooth horizontal and vertical scrolling. It was developed by Alpha Denshi under contract for Hoei/Coreland and released to arcades in 1981. Gameplay A player controls a constantly bouncing car while driving through various environments including a city, pyramid and underwater. Unlike most other scrolling games of the time, the main character, a buggy is jumping constantly. The height of the jump and speed of a fall can be controlled with up and...
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Mar 13, 2019 Atari Games
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Paperboy is a 1984 arcade game by Atari Games. The players take the role of a paperboy who delivers newspapers along a suburban street on his bicycle. Paperboy was innovative for its theme and novel controls. The player controls a paperboy on a bicycle delivering newspapers along a suburban street which is displayed in a cabinet perspective (or oblique projection) view. The player attempts to deliver a week of daily newspapers to subscribing customers, attempts to vandalize non-subscribers'...
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Mar 13, 2019 Sega
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Developed by Activision, Inc. Released Feb, 1985 Also For Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, MSX, PC Booter, SG-1000, TRS-80 CoCo, Windows, Xbox 360, ZX Spectrum Published by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Perspective Side view Setting South America Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Metroidvania, Platform Visual 2D scrolling, Fixed / Flip-screen Description You play Pitfall Harry searching for the Raj diamond, his niece Rhonda, her cat Quickclaw and a variety of...
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Mar 12, 2019 Williams
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Bubbles is an arcade video game developed by Williams Electronics and released in 1982. It is an action game that features two-dimensional (2D) graphics. The player uses a joystick to control a bubble in a kitchen sink. The object is to progress through levels by cleaning the sink while avoiding enemies. Development was handled by John Kotlarik and Python Anghelo. Kotlarik desired to create a non-violent game inspired by Pac-Man. Anghelo designed the game's artwork and scenario as well as a...
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Mar 9, 2019 Sega
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Mar 5, 2019 Sega
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Feb 9, 2019 Williams
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Sinistar is an arcade game released by Williams in 1982. It belongs to a class of video games called twitch games. Sinistar was developed by Sam Dicker, Jack Haeger, Noah Falstein, RJ Mical and Richard Witt. The title is also a pun on the word "sinister." The player pilots a lone spacecraft, and must create "Sinibombs" by shooting at drifting planetoids and catching the crystals that are thereby released. Sinibombs are needed to defeat the game boss, Sinistar, an animated...
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Feb 4, 2019 Capcom
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1942 (Revision B) by Capcom (1984) Developed by Illusion Softworks, a.s. Released 1999 Platforms Dreamcast, PlayStation, Windows Published by TalonSoft, Inc. Perspective 1st-person, 3rd-person (Other) Genre Action, Strategy/Tactics Setting World War II Narrative War Description In Hidden & Dangerous , the player is in charge of four Allied commandos in operations during World War II. One of them in controlled directly in first-person perspective and the others in a tactics mode. The...
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Feb 4, 2019 Exidy
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Targ was a successful 1980 game by Exidy depicting vehicular combat in a future world. The locale is described by the game cabinet as "The Crystal City": it is a simple 9x9 grid of roads demarcated by rectangular buildings. The player, piloting the Wummel, which looks like a small green car, maneuvers through the maze trying to shoot enemies and avoid collisions. Most of the enemies consist of angry-looking red wedges, or "Targs". Occasionally, a small cyan-colored...
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Feb 3, 2019 Toaplan
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Snow Bros. - Nick & Tom (set 1) by Toaplan (1990) Developed by Toaplan Co., Ltd. Released 1990 Also For Amiga, Android, Game Boy, Genesis, iPad, iPhone, NES Published by Romstar Inc. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Nick and Tom are two Princes living the dream with two beautiful princesses. When suddenly the evil King Scorch freezes Prince Nick and Tom and kidnaps the Princesses. Now Nick and Tom find themselves with...
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Feb 2, 2019 Bally/Sente
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Hat Trick is an ice hockey based arcade game released by Bally Sente in 1984. Each team in the game consists of two players, including a goaltender. The game takes an overhead view of the rink. At the end of each game, an ice resurfacer is seen cleaning the ice. Gameplay Hat Trick features a two-on-two version of ice hockey. The player controls both hockey players at the same time, with each up and down movement of the joystick also moving the goaltender across his goal line. Goals are scored...
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Jan 21, 2019 Williams
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Defender is an arcade video game developed and released by Williams Electronics in February 1981. A shooting game featuring two-dimensional (2D) graphics, the game is set on a fictional planet where the player must defeat waves of invading aliens while protecting astronauts. Development was led by Eugene Jarvis, a pinball programmer at Williams; Defender was Jarvis' first video game project and drew inspiration from Space Invaders and Asteroids. Williams planned to display the game at the...
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Jan 18, 2019 Data East Corporation
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Burger Time (DECO Cassette) (US) by Data East Corporation (1983) Developed by Data East Corporation Released 1982 Also For Apple II, Atari 2600, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Intellivision, Mattel Aquarius, MSX, NES, PC-8000, PC Booter, Sharp MZ-80K/700/800/1500, Sharp X1, TI-99/4A, Wii Published by Bally Midway Mfg Co. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description You play as Chef Pepper and your goal is to make giant hamburgers while evil...
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Jan 4, 2019 Nova Games Ltd.
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Developed by Nova Games Ltd. Released 1983 Platform Arcade Published by Nova Games Ltd. Perspective Side view, Top-down Narrative Spy / Espionage Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Controlling an agent, your mission is to enter an embassy, maneuver throughout each of the embassy's first four floors using the stairs, or the elevator, search the rooms behind a door on each floor for items, eventually finding and obtaining stolen secret plans from the embassy's...
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