46 posts tagged classic ads
Classic Ads: Commando
Commando, originally released as Senjō no Ōkami (Wolf of the Battlefield), is a run and gun, vertically scrolling shoot ‘em up arcade game released in 1985. Its influence can be seen in various later games in the genre, including Gun.Smoke, Ikari Warriors, Jackal, Heavy Barrel, and others. [Wiki]
Classic Ads: Return of the Jedi
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi is a 1984 Atari arcade game which uses raster graphics. The player controls an on-screen ship in one of three different stages — Speeder Bikes, the Millenium Falcon and an AT-ST walker — in a third-person perspective, shooting enemies and avoiding obstacles to reach the end of each stage. [Arcade Museum]
Also check out the original Star Wars Arcade cabinets
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: Konami GT
Konami GT (also known as Konami RF2 - Red Fighter) is a 1985 racing videogame released by Konami. The player drives a sportscar with a turbo mode that can be activated by the gearshift, but wastes more fuel and puts the player at a higher risk of hitting an obstacle. The goal of the game is to reach each checkpoint without running out of fuel, which decreases while driving, and even more when the car hits an obstacle. There are fuel powerups on the road which the player must pick-up to make it to the final checkpoint. [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: Mario Kart Arcade GP
Mario Kart Arcade GP is an arcade-only iteration of Nintendo’s Mario Kart series, developed by Namco. Players can race as one of eleven characters on twenty-four tracks. On certain machines, for an additional fee, a player’s data can be saved on a magnetic card which can be inserted into the machine again later to retain unlocked items and records.
This game’s arcade cabinet houses a camera that will take a photograph of the player’s face. The photo can be customized and then will be displayed above the player’s character during multiplayer races. [Wiki]