52 posts tagged classic ads
Classic Ads: Bonk’s Adventure
The arcade version of Bonk’s Adventure developed by Kaneko is also known as Kyukyoku! PC Genjin in Japan, or B.C. Kid in Europe. While it looks similar in style, it’s structured quite a bit differently from the console versions. You’re given a level select with approximately thirty different stages. Each stage is extremely short, and the goal is to get the end as quickly as possible, all while trying to rack up a high score. [HardcoreGaming101]
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: The Simpsons Arcade
The Simpsons Arcade Game is an arcade beat ‘em up developed by Konami released in 1991, and the first video game based on The Simpsons franchise. The game allows up to four players to control members of the Simpson family, as they fight various enemies in order to rescue the kidnapped Maggie. [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: Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom
The Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom arcade game was a coin-operated video game machine for use in video arcades, released by Atari in 1985. The storyline of the game followed the climax of the film Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom in a multi-level game. [Wikia]