72 posts tagged vintage
Copenhagers: Retro Bobby
Bobby Ågren is nowadays the guy behind this eclectic project, he’s running this shop called Ruben & Bobby, a retro-gaming and toys shop located in Copenhagen, where you can buy, sell or trade old games from the ’70s ’80s ’90s and also get a haircut; yes you got it right, Ruben & Bobby is also a hair salon.
NES Box Art: Ghosts ‘N Goblins
The beautiful princess is kidnapped. Her lover, the Knight in shining armor, armed with five different weapons to fight the enemy, sets out to rescue the beautiful princess. The Knight, aided by your skill, must pass through seven different guarded gates, fighting and destroying demons, dragons, giants and zombies. There are hidden characters, too! Some friends, some foes. Ghosts ‘N Goblins is exciting… challenging you and the Knight to rescue the princess, amid great danger, escaping Hades, land of the enemies!
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]
NES Box Art: Kirby’s Adventure
Kirby’s Back in Power-Puffing Action!
What would Dream Land be without dreams? A nightmare! The Dream Spring, source of all dreams, has dried up, taking with it all the blissful dreams of Dream Land. It’s up to Kirby, the bombastic blimp, To return happy naps to the inhabitants of Dream Land!
Kirby’s appetite for adventure is as big as ever as he eats his way through a feast of all-new enemies! In this adventure, he can also steal the abilities of the bad guys he scarfs down! With this new power, Kirby can perform 20 new tricks that will help him make his way through the nightmare infested Dream Land!
Kirby’s Adventure features brand new worlds to explore with the same fun action-packed feel that made Kirby’s Dream Land for Gameboy a hit!
Classic Ads: Pac-Man
Pac-Man is an arcade game developed by Namco and licensed for distribution in the United States by Midway, in October 1980 and first released in Japan on May 22, 1980. Immensely popular from its original release to the present day, Pac-Man is considered one of the classics of the medium, virtually synonymous with video games, and an icon of 1980s pop culture.
Pac-Man succeeded by creating a new genre and appealing to both genders. Pac-Man is often credited with being a landmark in video game history, and is among the most famous arcade games of all time. It is also one of the highest-grossing video games of all time, having generated more than $2.5 billion in quarters by the 1990s. [Wiki]
NES Box Art: 1942
Released Dec 11, 1985 (JP) 1986 (US)
1942… you and daring fighter pilot “Super Ace” are engaged in realistic, thrilling and challenging high-flying battles with the enemy.
Over land, on the sea and in the air, your own skill and dexterity… combined with Super Ace’s flying mastery, duel enemy pilots in fighter and bomber craft.
1942… it’s airplanes taking off and landing on ocean-going aircraft carriers… disrupting enemy formations ready to attack… intercepting enemy air-warriors you must defeat by “blasting ‘em out of the sky.” Will it be victory? Or defeat? It’s in your skillful hands!