47 posts tagged arcade games
Classic Ads: Dig Dug (1982)
Dig Dug (ディグダグ?) is an arcade game developed and published by Namco in Japan in 1982 for Namco Galaga hardware. It was later published outside of Japan by Atari.
A popular game based on a simple concept… to eliminate underground-dwelling monsters by inflating them until they pop, or by dropping rocks on them. [Wiki]
Classic Ads: Crystal Castles
Crystal Castles is an arcade game released by Atari, Inc in 1983. The player controls a cartoon bear by the name of Bentley Bear, who has to collect gems located throughout trimetric-projected rendered castles while avoiding enemies out to get him as well as the gems.
Crystal Castles is notable for being one of the first arcade action games with an actual ending, whereas most games of the time either continued indefinitely, ended in what was termed a “kill screen” or simply just restarted from the first level, and to contain advance warp zones. [Wiki]
Classic Ads: Time Crisis
Time Crisis (タイムクライシス) is a light gun shooter arcade game released by Namco in 1995. It is the first game in Namco’s Time Crisis series, notable for its revolutionary pedal mechanic for utilizing cover. [Wiki]
Classic Ads: Popeye
Popeye is a 1982 arcade game developed and released by Nintendo based on the Popeye cartoon characters licensed from King Features Syndicate. The characters in the game were originally going to be used in the game that later became Donkey Kong.
Classic Ads: Food Fight
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.
The world record high score for Food Fight using the game’s default settings is 103,103,100 points, set by Ken Okumura in January 1984. [Wiki]