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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
Aug 18, 2019 Amstar
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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
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favorite 43
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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 3, 2019 Stern Electronics
software
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favorite 91
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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
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
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Xor World (prototype) by Gaelco (1990)
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Internet Arcade
Jul 31, 2019 Gottlieb
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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
Jul 17, 2019 Century Electronics
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favorite 7
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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
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Internet Arcade
Jul 16, 2019 Bally Midway
software
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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
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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
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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
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Internet Arcade
Jun 23, 2019 Williams / Vid Kidz
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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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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
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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
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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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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
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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...
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Internet Arcade
May 18, 2019 Taito do Brasil
software
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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
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favorite 10
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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
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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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Internet Arcade
Mar 29, 2019 Sega
software
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favorite 18
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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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Internet Arcade
Mar 28, 2019 Dave Nutting Associates - Midway
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Extra Bases by Dave Nutting Associates - Midway (1980)
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Internet Arcade
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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Internet Arcade
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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Internet Arcade
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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Internet Arcade
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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Topic: Sega
Internet Arcade
Mar 16, 2019 Valadon Automation (Stern Electronics License)
software
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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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Internet Arcade
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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Internet Arcade
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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Internet Arcade
Mar 13, 2019 Atari Games
software
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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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Internet Arcade
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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Internet Arcade
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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Internet Arcade
Mar 9, 2019 Sega
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Internet Arcade
Mar 9, 2019 Midway
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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
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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Internet Arcade
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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Internet Arcade
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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Internet Arcade
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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Internet Arcade
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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Internet Arcade
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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Internet Arcade
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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Dec 29, 2018 Home Data
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Developed by Home Data Corp. Released Sep, 1988 Platform Arcade Published by Home Data Corp. Perspective Side view Genre Action Setting Fantasy Gameplay Fighting Description Reikai Doushi is one of the first arcade 1-on-1 fighting games. Main hero is a Chinese exorcist who battles various demons. He must beat all opponents and decapitate them. All characters look like dolls. The game is based on motion capture animation with clay figurines (like Clayfighter ). Gameplay is typical for the genre,...
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Dec 23, 2018 Universal
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Mr. Do's Castle is an arcade game created by Universal in September 1983. The Asian title of the game is Mr. Do! versus Unicorns. Though marketed as a sequel to the original Mr. Do! released one year earlier, the game bears a far closer resemblance to Space Panic. It is the second of the Mr. Do series of video games, although it wasn't intended to be. It began life as a game called "Knights vs. Unicorns", but the U.S. division of Universal persuaded the Japanese arm to modify the...
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Internet Arcade
Dec 23, 2018 Century Electronics
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Defend yourself from horizontally moving aliens who fire on your ship. Defend your fuel tanks from walking machines who fire missiles into the air. Technical: The game has a voice simulation. As it was created in 1981, the quality of the voice is not all that great but for the time it was an innovative attempt to stand out. 1 Player Start 1 2 Players Start 2 Coin 1 5 Coin 2 6 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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Dec 21, 2018 Capcom
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Cadillacs and Dinosaurs (World 930201) by Capcom (1993) Developed by Capcom Co., Ltd. Released Apr, 1993 Platform Arcade Published by Capcom Co., Ltd. Misc Licensed Perspective Side view Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Arcade, Beat 'em up / Brawler Description Cadillacs and Dinosaurs is a 2D side scrolling beat'em up, based on the Cadillacs and Dinosaurs animated series. The game has 4 playable characters: Jack Tenrec, Hannah Dundee, Mustapha Cairo and Mess O'Bradovich....
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Internet Arcade
Dec 17, 2018 Namco
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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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Dec 14, 2018 Comsoft
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Battle of Atlantis is a scrolling shooter arcade game released by Game World Manufacturing / Comsoft in 1981, similar to "Scramble". It was designed and programmed by Andy Thomason. Gameplay The mission of the game is to finish the six tables (levels) by shooting enemies. Through all six tables, build up your bonus by blowing-up the fuel tanks. Table 1 : Avoid and destroy the floating mines. Table 2 : Exploding sharks appear as well as the destroyers. Table 3 : A cavern where...
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Internet Arcade
Dec 11, 2018 Capcom
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The King of Dragons (World 910805) by Capcom (1991) Developed by Capcom Co., Ltd. Released Sep, 1991 Also For SNES Published by Capcom Co., Ltd. Genre Action Setting Fantasy Gameplay Beat 'em up / Brawler Perspective Side view Visual 2D scrolling Interface Direct Control Description The King of Dragons is a fantasy themed side-scrolling beat'em up. There are five different characters to choose from: a fighter, a cleric, an elf, a wizard and a dwarf. All characters have different strengths and...
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Internet Arcade
Dec 11, 2018 Data East Corporation
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Secret Agent (World revision 3) by Data East Corporation (1989) Developed by Data East Corporation Released Jul, 1989 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Nintendo Switch, ZX Spectrum Published by Data East USA, Inc. Perspective Side view Narrative Spy / Espionage Genre Action Gameplay Beat 'em up / Brawler, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description With a clear James Bond influence, Sly Spy must stop terrorists destroying parts of the city in this collection of sub-games. Roughly...
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Internet Arcade
Dec 7, 2018 Midway
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Mortal Kombat II (rev L3.1) by Midway (1993) Developed by Midway Manufacturing Company Released Apr, 1993 Also For Amiga, DOS, Game Boy, Game Gear, Genesis, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, SEGA 32X, SEGA Master System, SEGA Saturn, SNES Published by Midway Manufacturing Company Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Fighting, Martial Arts Visual 2D scrolling Description The Mortal Kombat fighters, plus several new ones, return for a tournament held by the evil Shang Tsung of the...
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Internet Arcade
Dec 7, 2018 Williams
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Narc is a 1988 arcade game designed by Eugene Jarvis for Williams Electronics and programmed by George Petro. It was one of the first ultra-violent video games and a frequent target of parental criticism of the arcade game industry. The object is to arrest and kill drug offenders, confiscate their money and drugs, and defeat "Mr. Big". It was the first game in the newly restarted Williams Electronics coin-op division, and features their notable use of digitized graphics (later made...
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Internet Arcade
Dec 7, 2018 Jaleco
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64th. Street - A Detective Story (World) by Jaleco (1991) Developed by C.P. Brain Released 1991 Also For iPhone Published by Jaleco Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Beat 'em up / Brawler Visual 2D scrolling Description 64th Street: A Detective Story is a 2D beat'em up game, similar to Final Fight . The game has two heroes to choose from: Rick Anderson, a 35-year old professional private detective and Rick's 19-year old pupil Allen Tombs. A rich man hired them to rescue his...
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Internet Arcade
Dec 7, 2018 SNK
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Ghost Pilots (NGM-020 ~ NGH-020) by SNK (1991) Developed by SNK Corporation Released Jan 25, 1991 Also For Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Published by SNK Corporation Perspective Top-down Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description Ghost Pilots is an overhead military plane shooter, in which you must shoot down fighter jets by either using bullets or bombs. Once you have killed enough fighter jets, you will have to defeat a boss fighter...
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Internet Arcade
Dec 7, 2018 SNK
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Sengoku - Sengoku Denshou (NGM-017 ~ NGH-017) by SNK (1991) Developed by SNK Corporation Released Feb 12, 1991 Also For Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, SEGA CD, SNES, Wii, Windows Apps, Xbox One Published by SNK Corporation Perspective Side view Setting Cyberpunk / Dark Sci-Fi, Fantasy Genre Action Gameplay Beat 'em up / Brawler Visual 2D scrolling Description A 2D side-scrolling beat 'em up, Sengoku casts you and a friend as two renegade fighters out to beat the crap out...
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Internet Arcade
Dec 7, 2018 SNK
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Riding Hero (NGM-006 ~ NGH-006) by SNK (1990) Developed by SNK Corporation Released Jul 24, 1990 Also For Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Published by SNK Corporation Perspective 1st-person, Behind view Genre Simulation, Sports Vehicular Motorcycle Description Riding Hero is a motorcycle racing game with three modes of play: W.G.P. mode, R.P.G. (Story) mode, and Multi-Play mode. In W.G.P mode, you pick your bike that you want to use, and then race up to ten world...
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Internet Arcade
Dec 7, 2018 Taito (SNK license)
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Puzzle Bobble 2 - Bust-A-Move Again (Neo-Geo) by Taito (SNK license) (1999) Developed by Taito Corporation Released Jul, 1995 Also For DOS, Game Boy, Macintosh, Nintendo 64, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PSP, PS Vita, SEGA Saturn, Windows, Xbox One Published by Taito Corporation Perspective Side view Pacing Real-Time Genre Puzzle Gameplay Arcade, Tile Matching Puzzle Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Bub and Bob are back! Like in Tetris in reverse, you shoot...
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Internet Arcade
Dec 7, 2018 SNK
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The Super Spy (NGM-011 ~ NGH-011) by SNK (1990) Developed by SNK Corporation Released 1990 Also For Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Wii, Xbox One Published by SNK Corporation Perspective 1st-person Genre Action Setting Asia, Contemporary Gameplay RPG elements, Shooter Description Roy Heart has been asked by the CIA to wipe out terrorists who have taken over a large skyscraper of a major auto-maker in Japan. Using your fists, knife, or gun, you must use the elevators to...
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Internet Arcade
Dec 6, 2018 Sega
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Sega Sonic Cosmo Fighter by Sega (1993) Developed by Sega AM1 R&D; Division Released 1993 Platform Arcade Published by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Vehicular Space Flight Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Shooter Perspective Top-down Visual 2D scrolling Art Anime / Manga Description SegaSonic Cosmo Fighter is a kiddy ride with a built-in game featuring Sonic the Hedgehog. Sonic is piloting a starfighter in order to save his friends the Flickies from Dr. Eggman in a scrolling-shoot...
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Internet Arcade
Dec 4, 2018 Kaneko (American Sammy license)
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DJ Boy (set 1) by Kaneko (American Sammy license) (1989) Developed by Kaneko Co., Ltd. Released 1989 Also For Genesis Published by Kaneko Co., Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Beat 'em up / Brawler Visual 2D scrolling Description Skating DJ Boy's girl has been kidnapped by the town's local goons and DJ Boy is the only one who can save the day. This coin-op conversion offers different rounds of side-scrolling beat-em-up gameplay, each with an end boss. DJ Boy is able to punch,...
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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
Nov 29, 2018 Technos Japan
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The Combatribes (US) by Technos Japan (1990) Developed by Technos Japan Corp. Released 1990 Also For SNES, Wii Published by Technos Japan Corp. Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Arcade, Beat 'em up / Brawler Perspective Side view Visual 2D scrolling Misc Regional Differences Description A 2D side-scrolling brawler, The Combatribes puts you and a friend in the shoes of combat cyborgs Berzeker, Bullova and Blitz (yes those are their real names) as they attempt to defeat the evil...
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Nov 25, 2018
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Developed by Data East Corporation Released 1989 Platform Arcade Published by Data East USA, Inc. Gameplay Fighting Genre Action Setting Fantasy Description This is a mythologically-themed gladiator game with simple controls, allowing players to move left and right, jump, and attack. Players choose one of two human fighters, who must overcome eight terrifying and monstrous fantastic opponents (eg. dragon, wizard, scorpion-man) in the ring to win a tournament and rule the kingdom for one year....
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Internet Arcade
Nov 25, 2018 Williams
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Players walk around a three-quarters perspective maze shooting at various enemies. After shooting an enemy the enemy's "soul" a dark version of itself attempts to make its way to the top of the screen to an awaiting monster mouth. The player must touch the enemy soul before it gets there or a more difficult enemy is regenerated.
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Internet Arcade
Nov 21, 2018 Sanritsu / Sega
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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 15, 2018 General Computer Corporation (Atari license)
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Nov 13, 2018 Namco
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Super Xevious (スーパーゼビウス Sūpā Zebiusu) is a vertical scrolling shooter arcade game that was released by Namco in 1984. It runs on Namco Galaga hardware, and as its name suggests, it is the sequel to Xevious (which was released two years earlier). The gameplay is very much like that of the original Xevious except this time it is a little more difficult. Several new enemies have also been introduced (including a silver Galaxian flagship, a rare silver Galaga "scorpion"...
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Nov 6, 2018 Sega
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Waku Waku Sonic Patrol Car by Sega (1991) Developed by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Released 1991 Platform Arcade Published by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Perspective Top-down Genre Racing / Driving Art Anime / Manga Visual 2D scrolling Description Waku Waku Sonic Patrol Car is a kiddy ride with a built-in game featuring Sonic the Hedgehog. Sonic is a police officer in the city now, and so he goes out on patrol in his car. But Dr. Eggman shows up and starts shoving into other cars. Sonic has to damage...
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Nov 4, 2018 Atari Games
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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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