Mega Man: The Power Battle is an arcade video game and a spin-off title for the Mega Man series. It was released in Japan in 1995 and was followed by a sequel, Mega Man 2: The Power Fighters, the following year. Both games—which were the first and only arcade titles ever to exist within the Mega Man franchise—were ported to home consoles in North America in 2004 as part of the Mega Man Anniver...[Read More]
Mega Man 2: The Power Fighters is an arcade video game, released in Japan in 1996 as a fighting game in the Mega Man series of games. It is the direct sequel to Mega Man: The Power Battle released the previous year. Both games were ported to home consoles in North America in 2004 as part of the Mega Man Anniversary Collection for PlayStation 2, Xbox, and GameCube and in Japan during the same year ...[Read More]
Splatterhouse is a beat 'em up arcade game developed and published by Namco. It was the first in a series of games released in home console and personal computer formats. This cult classic would later spawn the parody Splatterhouse: Wanpaku Graffiti, the sequels Splatterhouse 2, Splatterhouse 3, and the remake Splatterhouse U.S., with the classic games being added to Namco Museum since 2017.
Attack of the Zolgear is an arcade game for one to six players released by Namco. It is a sequel to Galaxian 3. This game used two LaserDisc players simultaneously for the outer space background, while computer generated graphics were overlaid on top.
Sunset Riders is a side-scrolling run and gun video game developed and released by Konami as a coin-operated video game on the JAMMA arcade platform in 1991. The game is set in the American Old West, where the player takes control of a bounty hunter who is seeking the rewards offered for various criminals.
The coin-op version was released in two variants: a two-player version and a four-player ver...[Read More]
Virtua Fighter 3 (Japanese: ?????????3, Hepburn: B?cha Fait? Sur?) is the sequel to 1994's Virtua Fighter 2 and the third fighting game in the Virtua Fighter series, developed by Sega AM2 and published by Sega in 1996. It was the first arcade game to run on the Sega Model 3 system board. A port for the Sega Saturn was announced but ultimately cancelled. However, the game eventually reached home co...[Read More]
Tag Team Wrestling, known in Japan as The Big Pro Wrestling! (????????????), is a 1983 arcade video game developed by Techn?s Japan. The arcade version was published by Data East both in Japan and North America, but only the North American version mentions the name of Data East in-game. It was later ported in the mid-1980s to computers and Famicom/NES.
U.N. Squadron is a 1989 side-scrolling shooting game released by Capcom for the CPS arcade hardware and for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The game was released in Japan as Area 88 (Japanese: ???88, Hepburn: Eria Hachi-J?-Hachi), and is based on the manga series of the same name, featuring the same main characters. Here, their mission is to stop a terrorist group known as Project 4. It ...[Read More]
Cheyenne is a video game manufactured by Exidy and released in arcades in 1984. In this western style shooting game, the player must guide and protect "Buster Badshot" through various scenes of danger that take place in the old west, using the light gun. The gameplay is similar to Exidy's Crossbow.
Star Fire is a first-person space shooter arcade game released by Exidy in December 1978. It is the first arcade game to use a sit-down cockpit arcade cabinet, and the first arcade game to allow a player to enter his or her initials into the high score table. Star Fire is in full color without the use of monitor overlays, which was innovative for its time.
The look and feel of Star Fire is directl...[Read More]
Dark Adventure is a dimetric action-adventure game produced by Konami that was released for the arcades in North America in 1987. It was the first arcade game by Konami that allowed up to three players simultaneously. The game was also released as Maj? no ?koku (Japanese: ?????, literally "The Kingdom of the Evil Beast") in Japan and as Devil World in other countries outside North America, althoug...[Read More]