Astro Invader, originally released in Japan as Kamikaze (????, Kamikaze) lit. Divine Wind, is an arcade fixed shooter developed by Konami, and the first arcade game published by Stern Electronics. Also released with the name Zygon in the cabinet arcade market in late 1979. Astro Invader was ported to the Emerson Arcadia 2001 in 1982.
Alpha Mission (ASO: Armored Scrum Object in Japan; Japanese: ???????? - ?????????????????, ? esu ? - ?m?do sukuramu obujekuto) is a vertical scrolling shooter arcade game created by SNK in 1985. It was later ported to the Famicom in 1986 and released for the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1987. A sequel game, aptly titled Alpha Mission II, was released for the Neo Geo arcade system in 1991.
Targ is a 1980 shoot 'em up arcade game by Exidy depicting vehicular combat in a future world. It was followed by a more elaborate sequel, Spectar. Targ is one of the rare games that was developed in the west and licensed by a Japanese company—in this case, Sega.A port of Targ was developed for the Atari 2600 by CBS Games, but was never released.
Liberator is an arcade game released by Atari, Inc. in 1982. It is based on the Atari Force comic book series published by DC Comics from 1982 to 1986. Liberator has been described as the opposite of Missile Command, in that the player destroys cities from space instead of defending them from the ground. Only 762 arcade machines were ever made.The story "Code Name: Liberator" describes the premise...[Read More]
Cyberball (???????, Saib?b?ru) is a video game released in arcades in 1988 by Atari Games. The game is 7-man American football using robotic avatars of different speeds, sizes, and skill sets set in the year 2022.
The standard Cyberball cabinet has two monitors, each with two sets of controls for a maximum of four players, but Atari Games released single player and two player versions as well. A k...[Read More]
Super Cobra is a horizontally scrolling shooter developed by Konami, originally released as a coin-operated arcade game in 1981. It was published by Konami in Japan in March 1981, and manufactured and distributed by Stern in North America on June 22, 1981. It is the prequel to 1981's Scramble arcade game.
The game was a commercial success, selling 12,337 arcade cabinets in the United States in fo...[Read More]
City Connection is a platform arcade game developed and published by Jaleco in 1985. The player controls Clarice in her Honda City hatchback and must paint every section of a highway throughout twelve stages, each taking place in a famous city from around the world. Clarice is constantly under pursuit by police cars, which she can take out by launching oil cans at them, temporarily stunning them, ...[Read More]
For the Israeli government-operated housing firm, see AmidarAmidar is a video game developed by Konami and released in arcades in 1981 by Stern. The format is similar to that of Pac-Man: the player moves around a fixed rectilinear lattice, attempting to visit each location on the board while avoiding the enemies. When each spot has been visited, the player moves to the next level. The game and its...[Read More]
Marvel Land (???????, M?berurando) is a platform arcade game released by Namco in 1989; it runs on Namco System 2 hardware, was the company's last arcade game of the 1980s, and was later ported to the Sega Genesis in 1991 (the EU version was also released under an alternative name of Talmit's Adventure.). It also shares its name with the fictitious kingdom in which the 1986 Japan-only Famicom game...[Read More]
Eyes is an maze shooter arcade game created by Miami-based developer Digitrex Techstar and published in 1982 by Rock-Ola. It was licensed for the European market by Zaccaria with different cabinet art.