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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.



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Internet Arcade
Aug 4, 2014 Universal
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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
Aug 7, 2014 Sega
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Zaxxon is a 1982 isometric shooter arcade game developed and released by Sega. Some sources claim that Japanese electronics company Ikegami Tsushinki also worked on the development of Zaxxon. The game gives the player the experience of flying a fighter craft through a fortress while shooting at enemy entities (missiles, enemy gunfire, etc.) The object of the game is to hit as many targets as possible without being shot down or running out of fuel—which can be replenished, paradoxically, by...
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Internet Arcade
Aug 7, 2014 Sega
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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
Aug 7, 2014 Universal
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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 7, 2014 Stern Electronics
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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 7, 2014 Stern Electronics
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Frenzy was an arcade game published by Stern Electronics in 1982. It was a sequel to the hit 1980 arcade game Berzerk. Frenzy followed the basic paradigm set by Berzerk: the player must navigate a maze full of hostile robots. The goal of the game is to survive as long as possible and score points by killing robots and travelling from room to room. The game has no end other than the player losing all of his or her lives. The player has a gun with which to shoot the robots, and simple...
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Topics: arcade, stern, stern electronics, maze, shooter, speech, Berzerk Franchise
Internet Arcade
Aug 7, 2014 Exidy
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Mouse Trap is a 1981 arcade game released by Exidy, similar to Pac-Man. It was ported to three home systems by Coleco; Coleco's ColecoVision, Mattel's Intellivision, and the Atari 2600. It is also one of the first games on home consoles to have a looping background musical track, which is present in most versions. Many differences between Pac-Man and Mouse Trap are aesthetic: the dots become cheese, the player is a mouse, the ghosts are cats, and power pills are bones that turn the player into...
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Topics: arcade, exidy, maze
Internet Arcade
Aug 7, 2014 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 7, 2014 Sega
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Pulsar is a 1981 arcade game created by Sega/Gremlin. In it, the player controls a tank in a top-down view maze to fetch keys used to unlock the next level. Pulsar runs on the Z80 microprocessor. The game was designed and programmed by Larry Clague and Mike Hendricks. Released Dec, 1980 Platform Arcade Developed by Sega/Gremlin Published by Sega/Gremlin Interface Direct control Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Visual Fixed / flip-screen Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Top-down Genre Action...
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Internet Arcade
Aug 7, 2014 Bally Midway
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Satan's Hollow is a shoot 'em up arcade game released by Bally Midway in 1982. The gameplay is similar to Galaga from Namco: the player must destroy the flying formations of gargoyles in order to pick up pieces of a bridge that must be built over a river of lava. As the game progresses, the gargoyles begin to throw exploding eggs, along with rocks that can destroy bridge sections; the player also occasionally faces disembodied devil heads that float around the screen and spit fire. In addition...
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Internet Arcade
Aug 7, 2014 Exidy
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Venture is a 1981 arcade game by Exidy. The goal of Venture is to collect treasure from a dungeon. The player, named Winky, is equipped with a bow and arrow and explores a dungeon with rooms and hallways. The hallways are patrolled by large, tentacled monsters (the "Hallmonsters", according to Exidy) who cannot be injured, killed, or stopped in any way. Once in a room, the player may kill monsters, avoid traps and gather treasures. If they stay in any room too long, a Hallmonster will...
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Internet Arcade
Aug 7, 2014 Irem (Williams license)
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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
Aug 7, 2014 Rock-Ola
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Nibbler is an arcade game by Rock-Ola Manufacturing Corporation. Its gameplay is a variant of Pac-Man and Snake: the object is to navigate a virtual snake through an enclosed maze, while consuming dots along the way. The length of the snake increases with each object consumed, making the game more difficult. The player must also avoid colliding with walls or obstacles, and must also avoid colliding with the snake's own body sections. After all the objects on the screen have been eaten, the...
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Internet Arcade
Aug 7, 2014 Sega
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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
Aug 7, 2014 Exidy
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Pepper II is an arcade game programmed by Exidy and published in 1982, and, despite its name, there was no predecessor named Pepper or Pepper I. Its gameplay is similar to the game Amidar by Stern. There are four mazes per level in Pepper II. Each maze has exits leading to 3 other mazes. All four mazes must be filled to advance to the next level. To fill in a maze, the player maneuvers "Pepper" around different segments of the maze. As Pepper travels, he leaves a "zipper"....
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Internet Arcade
Aug 7, 2014 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
Aug 7, 2014 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
Aug 7, 2014 Universal (ADP Automaten license)
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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
Aug 7, 2014 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
Aug 7, 2014 Sega
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Congo Bongo (J: Tip Top (ティップタップ Tippu Tappu)) is an isometric platform arcade game released by Sega in 1983. The game has come to be seen as Sega's answer to the highly successful Donkey Kong game that was released two years prior. The player takes the role of a red-nosed safari hunter who tries to catch an ape named "Bongo". The hunter seeks Bongo to exact revenge for an apparent practical joke in which Bongo set fire to the hunter's tent, giving him a literal...
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Internet Arcade
Aug 8, 2014 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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Internet Arcade
Aug 8, 2014 Alpha Denshi Co. / Kurai Electric, Ltd.
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Make Trax, known in Japan as Crush Roller (クラッシュローラー Kurasshu Rōrā) is a 1981 arcade game originally developed by Alpha Denshi and published by Kural Samno in Japan. It was later licensed for North American release to Williams and in Europe to Karateco and Exidy. Make Trax is a maze game similar to Sega's Head On and Namco's Pac-Man, in which the player controls a paintbrush and must paint the entire layout in order to advance to the next stage. Two fish — one yellow, the...
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Internet Arcade
Aug 8, 2014 Midway
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Kick is an action arcade game where the player controls a clown on a unicycle, catching falling balloons and Pac-Man characters on the clown's hat. The game was later renamed to Kick Man. At the beginning of each round, a set of balloons and (in later rounds) Pac-Man characters hover above the clown. As each object is dropped towards the clown, different colored balloons fall at different rates. The player must catch each falling object on the clown's hat. If the player does not catch a falling...
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Internet Arcade
Aug 9, 2014 Atari Games
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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
Aug 9, 2014 Bally Midway
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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
Aug 16, 2014 Williams
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INSTRUCTIONS Joust is a platforming game where the player controls a yellow knight riding a flying ostrich or stork, from a third-person perspective. Using the two-way directional joystick and the button for flapping the ostrich's wings, the player flies the knight amidst the floating rock platforms and above pools of lava; when maneuvering off the screen to either side, the player will continue its path reappearing from the opposite side. The rate at which the player repeatedly presses the...
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Internet Arcade
Aug 28, 2014 Universal
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A spaceship fights against wave after wave of alien demons. 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 Released Jul, 1980 Platform Arcade Developed by Universal Co., Ltd. Published by Universal Co., Ltd. Interface Direct control Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Visual Fixed / flip-screen, Isometric Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Bird's-eye view Vehicular Space flight Genre Action...
Internet Arcade
Aug 28, 2014 Sega
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From the Digger Manual: DIGGER is a new Gremlin/SEGA game that requires you to dig strategically placed holes within a maze format so you can capture and fill in over the invading creatures before they can attack and destroy your man. You maneuver your man around the maze with a four-directional joystick. Two push-button controls are used for your shoveling action: one, for the DIG function and another for the FILL function. The maze format changes with every round played. DIGGER is a Gremlin...
Internet Arcade
Aug 28, 2014 Game Plan (Centuri license)
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Megatack is an arcade game published by Taiyo System in 1980. Each wave consists of two rounds. The first round pits you against descending "space monsters", while the second consists of "space rings" that grow in size if you don't shoot them first and try to absorb your ship. Completing both rounds takes you to the next wave. Other machines made by Taiyo System during the time period Megatack was produced include Tora Tora, Intruder, Enigma II, Kaos, and Pot Of Gold.
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Aug 28, 2014 Sigma Enterprises Inc.
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Released Feb, 1981 Platform Arcade Developed by Sigma Enterprises, Inc. Published by D. Gottlieb & Co. Interface Direct control Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Visual Fixed / flip-screen Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Side view Vehicular Space flight Genre Action Description New York! New York! is a single screen shoot-em-up, where the city is under attack by aliens. You control a ground-based gun, and waves of ships fly overhead in patterns while freely dispensing missiles which may...
Internet Arcade
Aug 28, 2014 Irem
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Released 1980 Platform Arcade Published by Irem Corp. Interface Direct control Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Visual Fixed / flip-screen Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Side view Genre Action Description UniWar S is an early Irem fixed screen shoot 'em up in the mold of Galaxian where the player controls a ship at the bottom of the screen, with formations of aliens on the upper half. After the initial space wave, the player is warped into ground combat, signified by a dotted ground line under...
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Aug 28, 2014 Sega
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Space Trek is a vertical scrolling shooter arcade game that was released by Sega in 1980; it runs on their Vic Dual hardware, and is one of the earliest games of its genre (predating Namco's Xevious by two years). The player must use an eight-way joystick to direct a small white ship around the screen, with a button to make it fire shots at the enemies and a second button to activate its energy barrier - and when the energy barrier is activated, the ship will turn green, but it will turn red...
Internet Arcade
Aug 28, 2014 Sega
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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
Aug 29, 2014 Gremlin
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Eliminator was a multi-directional shooter space combat game, created and released by Sega of Japan in 1981. This space shooter game, which was similar to the monochrome Star Castle, was notable for its color vector graphics, and for allowing cooperative as well as competitive multiplayer gameplay. It is also the only four-player vector game ever made. Players pilot a space ship around the playfield (space) and must destroy alien drones. The ultimate goal is to evade and destroy the Eliminator,...
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Internet Arcade
Aug 29, 2014 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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Internet Arcade
Aug 29, 2014 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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Aug 29, 2014 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
Aug 29, 2014 Williams / Vid Kidz
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Stargate is an arcade game released in 1981 by Williams Electronics. Created by Eugene Jarvis, it is a sequel to the 1980 game Defender, and was the first of only three productions from Vid Kidz, an independent development house formed by Jarvis and Larry DeMar. This video game has no connection to the subsequent Stargate franchise that began 13 years later. Legal issues The game is also known as Defender Stargate and Defender II. The latter name was used in home video game releases, due to...
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Aug 29, 2014 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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Aug 29, 2014 Atari Games
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Toobin' is an Atari Games video game originally released as an arcade game in 1988 and is based on the recreational sport tubing. In the game, you play as the main characters Bif or Jet, guiding them through many winding rivers on an innertube. Gameplay The player competes in a river race against the computer or another player. The player's score increases by swishing the gates, hitting other characters with cans, collecting hidden letters to spell Toobin', and collecting treasures. Players try...
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Internet Arcade
Aug 29, 2014 Valadon Automation (Stern Electronics license)
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Internet Arcade
Aug 29, 2014 Namco
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Tinkle Pit (ティンクルピット) is an arcade game that was released by Namco in 1993 only in Japan. In Tinkle Pit, an evil wizard spawns monsters in a tiny village. The nameless protagonist of Tinkle Pit chooses to go on a world-saving quest to defeat the wizard and his minions. He is accompanied by an oversized, anthropomorphic sleigh bell as his weapon. The game's storyline is written in Japanese whilst the game itself employs mostly English text. The game is divided into eight worlds,...
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Aug 30, 2014 Sega
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Space Harrier (スペースハリアー Supēsu Hariā) is a third-person rail shooter game, released by Sega in 1985. It was produced by Yu Suzuki, responsible for many popular Sega games. It spawned several sequels: Space Harrier 3-D (1988), Space Harrier II (1988), and the spin-off Planet Harriers (2000). Space Harrier was originally made for the arcades, and later saw ports to many home game systems. Space Harrier's release on the Sega Master System is notable, as there were two versions:...
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Aug 30, 2014 Sega
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Hang-On (ハングオン Hangu On?) is an arcade game released by Sega in 1985. It is the world's first full-body-experience video game. In the game, the player controls a motorcycle against time and other computer-controlled bikes. It was one of the first arcade games to use 16-bit graphics and Sega's "Super Scaler" technology that allowed pseudo-3D sprite-scaling at high frame rates. The game was also built into some versions of the Sega Master System. The title is derived from when...
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Internet Arcade
Aug 30, 2014 Sega
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1 Player Start 1 2 Players Start 2 Coin 1 5 Coin 2 6 Service 1 9 Service Mode F2 Gear Shift SPACE or Mouse B2 Paddle Analog Mouse X Paddle Analog Dec LEFT Paddle Analog Inc RIGHT P1 Pedal 1 Analog N/A P1 Pedal 1 Analog Dec None P1 Pedal 1 Analog Inc LCONTROL P1 Pedal 2 Analog N/A P1 Pedal 2 Analog Dec None P1 Pedal 2 Analog Inc LALT Released Sep 25, 1986 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Game Gear, Genesis, J2ME, MSX, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch, SEGA Master System,...
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Aug 30, 2014 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
Sep 4, 2014 Diatec
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Sep 9, 2014 RamTek
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A one- to four-player card game where each player is matched against the dealer. Initially, each player is given a number of chips ranging from 5 to 40 and allocated a number of hands also ranging from 5 to 40. The card game played is 21 in which the object is to come as close to a total point count of 21 without exceeding it. Released 1976 Platform Arcade Developed by Ramtek Corporation Published by Ramtek Corporation Gameplay Cards / tiles, Casino / gambling Perspective Top-down Genre...
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Sep 9, 2014 Gremlin
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Depthcharge is a single-player arcade game released in 1977 by Gremlin Industries for the Sega VIC Dual system board. Taito licensed the game and released it as Sub Hunter in Japan. The game, which uses a black-and-white CRT display, presents the player with a cut-away view of a section of ocean, on the surface of which is a destroyer with submarines passing beneath it. The player drops depth charges (up to six at a time) to destroy the submarines and moves the ship back and forth in order to...
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Sep 9, 2014 Atari (Kee Games)
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Released Jun, 1977 Platform Arcade Developed by Kee Games Published by Atari, Inc. Interface Direct control Perspective Bird's-eye view Vehicular Automobile Genre Racing / driving Visual 2D scrolling Description DragRace is a drag racing game. Two players control a drag racing car and must try to get to the finish first. Each player has a steering wheel, gas paddle and gear shift to control the car. Players can push down the gas paddle as soon as the starting light goes yellow, but can only...
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Sep 9, 2014 Cinematronics
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Released 1977 Platform Arcade Developed by Cinematronics, Inc. Published by Amutech, Ltd. Interface Direct control Visual Fixed / flip-screen Gameplay Arcade Perspective Top-down Vehicular Naval / watercraft Genre Action Description Embargo is an action game in which up to four players each control a boat that can place mines. The game plays similar to a light-cycle game as players can almost continuously place mines, a big difference is that they can also opt not to leaving gaps in their...
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Sep 9, 2014 Gremlin
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Hustle is a 1977 game by Sega/Gremlin on Sega Blockade hardware that is effectively Snake except that the normal pellets are replaced with larger pieces containing various point values that you get if you touch the piece before it disappears. Multiple pieces may also appear at once. You have one life; the game ends either when you hit yourself/a boundary or run out of time (the operator is presumably able to change how much time you can play for). Released 1977 Also For TI-99/4A Developed by...
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Sep 9, 2014 RamTek
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Released 1977 Platform Arcade Developed by Ramtek Corporation Published by Ramtek Corporation Interface Direct control Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Visual Fixed / flip-screen Gameplay Shooter Perspective Top-down Vehicular Space flight Genre Action Description Star Cruiser is a Spacewar variant . Two players fly space ships shown on the screen and must try to shoot each other to win. Unlike most variants the controls consist of steering wheels and gas pedals. There is no central sun. When...
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Sep 10, 2014 Atari (Kee Games)
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Super Bug is an arcade game developed, manufactured, and released by Atari in 1977. The game was originally titled City Driver. Originally titled City Driver, the video game Super Bug was the first to be designed and programmed by Howard Delman. Delman stated in an interview that he had to learn a lot of the game development process during the nine months it took to create Super Bug. uper Bug is a simple black and white driving game, very innovative during the time of its release. It is said to...
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Sep 10, 2014 Gremlin
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Frogs is a single-player action / platform arcade game released by Sega-Gremlin in 1978. It is the first video game with a jumping character (predating Donkey Kong by 3 years), which by some definitions could make it the first platform game. The player controls a frog on lilypads and attempts to catch (with the frog's tongue and while jumping) various insects (butterflies and dragonflies) worth different amounts of points in a set amount of time. Frogs is one of the first arcade games to...
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Sep 10, 2014 Yachiyo Electronics, Ltd.
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Sep 10, 2014 Pacom Corporation
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Beam Invader is a shoot 'em up arcade game released in 1979 by Tekunon Kougyou. It is one of several clones of Space Invaders which was released the previous year. Unlike the original game, this game uses a paddle as the movement control device rather than a joystick or left/right buttons.
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Sep 10, 2014 Sega
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Released 1979 Platform Arcade Developed by Gremlin Industries, Inc. Published by Gremlin Industries, Inc. Interface Direct control Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Visual Fixed / flip-screen Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Side view Genre Action Description Invinco is a Space Invaders variant . The player controls a tank at the bottom of the screen, firing towards incoming enemy warriors. Four bunkers can be used to hide from enemy fire, but they will slowly get destroyed. There are different...
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Sep 10, 2014 IPM
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Released 1979 Platform Arcade Developed by IPM Published by IPM Gameplay Arcade Perspective 3rd-person (Other) Genre Action Description This is a clone of Space Invaders Part II , this time from IPM (who were later known as Irem). Five rows of colorful invaders appear on screen, and these invaders must be killed by pressing the attack button. Points for killing them vary depending on which row the alien is on. At the same time, you must move your ship left or right to avoid the alien fire. You...
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Sep 10, 2014 Irem
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Released 1979 Platform Arcade Developed by Irem Corp. Published by Irem Corp. Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective 3rd-person (Other) Genre Action Description In this early game from Irem, the player guides their ship left or right using a two-directional joystick, and they must destroy their opponent at the top of the screen with their equipped laser. Your opponent is doing the same thing. Separating the both of you are numerous rows of space debris which try to block your shots. Both of you...
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Sep 10, 2014 Atari (Kee Games)
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Kee Games was an arcade game manufacturer that released games from 1973 to 1978. Kee was headed by Joe Keenan, a long-time friend of Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell. Keenan managed to hire several defectors from Atari, and began advertising itself as a competitor. In reality, Kee Games was a wholly owned subsidiary of Atari, created in response to the pinball and arcade distributors of the time who demanded exclusivity deals. Kee Games released several "clones" of Atari games,...
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Sep 10, 2014 Zaccaria
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A maze game where the player controls a car which erases dots by running over htem while avoiding a head on collision with another car. Released 1979 Platform Arcade Developed by F.lli Zaccaria Published by F.lli Zaccaria Interface Direct control Visual Fixed / flip-screen Gameplay Arcade Perspective Top-down Vehicular Automobile Genre Action, Racing / driving Description Dodgem is a racing game and Head On variant . The player controls a racing car on a rectangular track with multiple lanes...
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Sep 10, 2014 Universal
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This is an early vertical space shooter game. You must destroy all aliens and a special monster that sometimes appears on the screen. Cheats / Tricks / Bugs / Easter Eggs If you destroy all the smaller aliens but one, that last alien will turn into the 'special monster' - a giant gargoyle which is named Bagle. Bagle will then dive bomb the player. Bagle can be destroyed after one hit, as he's really only faster and bigger than the smaller aliens. Game Play Fight the three types of aliens that...
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Sep 10, 2014 Universal
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Left Right movement shooting at invaders who are approaching from either side to 'steal' your men from the middle and march off with them. 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 Released 1979 Platform Arcade Developed by Universal Co., Ltd. Published by Universal Co., Ltd. Interface Direct control Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Visual Fixed / flip-screen Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Side...
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Sep 10, 2014 Taito
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A paddle attempts to score a field goal Game Introduction: Your paddle must rebound the ball to make it hit hte blocks which look like football helmets. 1 Player Start 1 2 Player Start 2 Coin 1 5 Tilt T Paddle Analog Mouse X Paddle Analog Dec LEFT Paddle Analog Inc RIGHT Paddle 2 Analog n/a Paddle 2 Analog Dec D Paddle 2 Analog Inc G Released 1979 Platform Arcade Developed by Taito Corporation Published by Taito Corporation Interface Direct control Visual Fixed / flip-screen Gameplay Arcade,...
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Sep 10, 2014 Exidy
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A first person perspective submarine game where the object is to sink the enemy fleet or submarine while protecting your own fleet. Two players can play competively, each trying to sink the other's fleet or sub. Cabinet Infomation: The cabinet has a vertical devider allowing each player to only see their side of the video screen, although an onlooker standing behind the game could see both sides. Game Play: Each player's half of the screen is sub-divided into three sections. The top of the...
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Sep 10, 2014 Denki Onkyo
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Released Jan, 1980 Also For Game Boy Published by Denki Onkyō Corporation Interface Direct control Perspective Top-down Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Genre Action Visual Fixed / flip-screen Description 1000 years ago the city of Kyo was suddenly invaded by aliens. A Kebiishi (knight of the past) was entrusted to defend the city. The game starts with a maze where the kebiishi and some aliens appear. The aliens start moving through the maze wherever they please. While trying to keep from getting...
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Sep 10, 2014 Kasco
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Released 1979 Platform Arcade Published by Kansai Seiki Seisakusho Interface Direct control Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Visual Fixed / flip-screen Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Side view Genre Action Description Rotary Fighter is a Space Invaders variant . The game plays identically to Space Invaders but features different graphics. The player controls a tank at the bottom of the screen and must destroy enemies coming from the top of the screen. The enemies will slowly descent and the...
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Sep 11, 2014 Exidy
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Released 1979 Platform Arcade Developed by Exidy, Inc. Published by Exidy, Inc. Interface Direct control Perspective Top-down Vehicular Train Genre Action Visual Fixed / flip-screen Description The object of Side Trak is to clear each level by picking up all of the passengers standing by the tracks on the screen. You pick up people simply by passing them by, and when you switch tracks at certain points, it changes the course of the track. Switching tracks is important to prevent from colliding...
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Sep 11, 2014 Sega
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Released Feb, 1979 Platform Arcade Developed by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Published by Sega/Gremlin Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Side view Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Genre Action Visual Fixed / flip-screen Description Space Attack is an arcade shooting game almost identical to Space Invaders . It also almost identical to another clone called Alpha Fighter , but with a different set of graphics. The player controls a tank at the bottom of the screen and shoots at endless waves of alien...
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Sep 11, 2014 Exidy
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Released Dec, 1978 Platform Arcade Developed by Technical Magic, Inc. Published by Exidy, Inc. Interface Direct control Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Visual 2D scrolling Gameplay Shooter Perspective 1st-person Vehicular Space flight Genre Action Misc Fangame Description Star Fire is a 1st person shooter where you are in control of a space ship and you have to destroy as many fighters as possible before your fuel runs out. The fighters come flying towards you firing fireballs and with your laser...
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Sep 11, 2014 Midway
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Released 1979 Platform Arcade Developed by Taito Corporation Published by Midway Mfg. Co. Interface Direct control Visual 2D scrolling Gameplay Arcade Perspective Top-down Vehicular Automobile Genre Action, Racing / driving Description Super Speed Race is the successor to Racer . The game features sprites for cars in a top down view. The player's car is controlled with a steering wheel attached to the arcade cabinet, an accelerator and gear shift. The player's speed is shown on a separate...
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Sep 11, 2014 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 Released 1980 Platform Arcade Developed by Universal Co., Ltd. Published by Universal Co., Ltd. Gameplay...
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Sep 11, 2014 Game Plan (Centuri license)
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Released 1980 Platform Arcade Developed by Centuri, Inc. Published by Game Plan, Inc. Interface Direct control Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Visual Fixed / flip-screen Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Side view Genre Action Description In Killer Comet , you are in a hostile region of space, and beset by space monsters who are trying to devour you and your space-pod. The monsters launch bombs, and contact with these or the monsters themselves will result in the loss of one of your five...
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Sep 11, 2014 Universal
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Released Oct, 1980 Platform Arcade Developed by Universal Co., Ltd. Published by Universal Co., Ltd. Interface Direct control Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Visual Fixed / flip-screen Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Side view Genre Action Description Insects are attacking from outer space. A UFO has been spotted releasing grubs into the upper atmosphere above the planet. You control a vessel equipped with a laser, and must take out the arthropoid vermin before they land. As the grubs descend,...
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