Browse Games By Year: 1979

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  Game Year Description
****
Galaxian
(ギャラクシアン)
1979 Space - shoot the fleets of aliens. Sold in the United States by Midway.
***
Lunar Lander
(ルナーランダー)
1979 Check it out: Atari’s first vector graphics game. Using a throttle lever and rotation buttons, you attempt to land a manned spacecraft on the moon. Readouts show fuel usage and speed readings which must be coordinated for a successful landing.
****.5
Rip Off
(リップオフ)
1979 A cooperative two-player game in which you and your teammate try to protect fuel pods from the enemy tanks.
Space Invaders Deluxe
(スペースインベーダーデラックス)
1979 Space - stop the aliens from landing (again)
Tailgunner
(テイルガンナー)
1979 Vector space game - shoot attacking ships
Atari Basketball
(バスケットボール)
1979 One-on-one basketball. Also called Atari Basketball.
****
Crash
(クラッシュ)
1979 Drive a car around a track collecting dots.
Rolling Crash
(ローリングクラッシュ)
1979 Drive a car around a maze and eat the dots. Avoid crashing with the other car.
Space Attack
(スペースアタック)
1979 Space Invaders clone.
Moon Base 1979 Drive a car around a maze and eat the dots. Avoid crashing with the other car.
Sundance
(サンダンス)
1979 Strange bouncing suns and catching suns... with fireballs etc..
*****
Speed Freak
(スピードフリーク)
1979 Driving game with an occasional car in the oncoming lane and a cow on the shoulder.
Fire One
(ファイアワン)
1979 No summary.
Cosmic Alien
(コズミックエイリアン)
1979 Vertical shooter in which you fight aliens.
Galaxy Wars
(ギャラクシーウォーズ)
1979 No summary.
Submarine
(サブマリン)
1979 This is a mechanically controlled game, possibly built before pong. Produced by Namco (as marked on case). The object of the game is to aim through the periscope and shoot torpedoes at ships moving back and forth in the ocean.
Super Speed Race
(スーパースピードレース)
1979 No summary.
Phantom II
(ファントム2)
1979 Vertical scrolling shooter in which you control a fighter jet.
Fortress
(フォートレス)
1979 Defend your fortress from a naval attack.
Gee Bee
(ジービー)
1979 A breakout style game with a pinball field.
Head On
(ヘッドオン)
1979 Pick up all the dots while avoiding head-on collisions with other cars.
Head On 2
(ヘッドオン2)
1979 Pick up all the dots while avoiding head-on collisions with other cars. Sometimes packaged in a multigame with Invinco.
Barrier
(バリアー)
1979 Move your player to the top of the screen.
18 Wheeler 1979 No summary.
Alien Invader
(エイリアンインベーダー)
1979 No summary.
Astro Wars
(アストロウォーズ)
1979 No summary.
Atari Soccer 1979 No summary.
Ball Park
(ボールパーク)
1979 No summary.
Ball Park II
(ボールパーク2)
1979 No summary.
Battle Star
(バトルスター)
1979 No summary.
Bomb Bee
(ボムビー)
1979 Combination of pinball and Breakout. Similar to Cutie Q.
Bowling Alley
(ボウリングアレイ)
1979 No summary.
Car Hunt
(カーハント)
1979 No summary.
Castling
(キャスリング)
1979 No summary.
Cosmic
(コスミック)
1979 No summary.
Cosmic Attackers 1979 No summary.
Cosmic Monsters
(コズミックモンスター)
1979 Space Invaders clone.
Cutie-Q
(キューティーQ)
1979 Combo of Breakout and pinball played with paddles.
Depth Charge
(デプスチャージ)
1979 No summary.
Destination Earth 1979 A clone of Lunar Rescue.
Double Block T3
(ダブルブロックT3)
1979 No summary.
Rip Cord
(リップコード)
1979 Steer a parachutist onto a target avoiding obstacles.
***
Sheriff
(シェリフ)
1979 No summary.
Side Track
(サイドトラック)
1979 Navigate a train along a maze of tracks.
*****
Field Goal
(フィールドゴール)
1979 No summary.
Galaxian II 1979 No summary.
Galaxian Part 4
(ギャラクシアンパート4)
1979 No summary.
Galaxian X
(ギャラクシアンX)
1979 No summary.
Get Away
(ゲッタウェイ)
1979 No summary.
Invader's Revenge 1979 No summary.
Invinco
(インビンコ)
1979 Invinco is a space invaders clone. Sometimes packaged in a multigame with Head On 2 or Deep Scan.
Kamikaze
(神風)
1979 Shoot the aliens that come from the mothership and fill up the columns.
Lunar Invasion 1979 No summary.
Moon Alpha
(ムーンアルファ)
1979 No summary.
Moon Raker 1979 No summary.
Space Bug
(スペースバグ)
1979 No summary.
Space Chip 1979 No summary.
Space Fighter
(スペースファイター)
1979 No summary.
Space Phantoms
(スペースファントム)
1979 A version of Ozma Wars in which you shoot phantoms instead of space objects.
Space War
(スペースウォー)
1979 Space Invaders clone.
Special Dual
(スペシャルデュアル)
1979 No summary.
Special Dual Part II 1979 No summary.
Star Shooter
(スターシューター)
1979 No summary.
Subs
(サブズ)
1979 No summary.
Super Break Open
(スーパーブレイクオープン)
1979 No summary.
Super Galaxians 1979 No summary.
Triple Attack
(トリプルアタック)
1979 No summary.
Upset Block
(アップセットブロック)
1979 No summary.
****
Video Pinball
(ビデオピンボール)
1979 Authetic video simulation of a pinball game with a unique display arrangement.
Yosaku
(与作)
1979 Shoot the birds in the tree.
Zero In
(ゼロイン)
1979 No summary.
Zun Zun Block
(ズンズンブロック)
1979 No summary.
Astro Battle 1979 No summary.
Capsule Invader 1979 No summary.
Clay Shoot 1979 Skeet shooting.
*****
Commander 1979 No summary.
Eagle H 1979 No summary.
Galaxian Part 1
(ギャラクシアンパート1)
1979 No summary.
Galaxian Version 2
(ギャラクシアン2)
1979 No summary.
***
Heiankyo Alien 1979 Move a character around a maze and try to trap aliens in bubbles.
Laser Wars 1979 No summary.
Mahjong DX 1979 No summary.
Monkey Magic 1979 No summary.
Moon Tracker
(ムーントラッカー)
1979 No summary.
New Block X 1979 No summary.
New Block Z 1979 No summary.
Nyson 1979 No summary.
Ozma Wars 1979 Black-and-white space shooter for one or two players.
SF Highsplitter 1979 No summary.
Solar Fight 1979 Bootleg of Ozma Wars.
Space Carrier 1979 No summary.
Space Command 1979 No summary.
Space Fiber (Color) 1979 No summary.
Straight Flush
(ストレートフラッシュ)
1979 No summary.
Super Metro 1979 No summary.
Swarm 1979 No summary.
Yosaku To Donbee 1979 Bootleg of Yosaku.
Zero Time 1979 No summary.
Space Stranger 2 1979 Clone of Space Invaders.
Space King 2 1979 Space Invaders clone in color.
Ball Park 2
(T・Tボールパーク2)
1979 No summary.
Alpha Invader
(アルファインベーダー)
1979 No summary.
Invinco / Head On 2
(インビンコ/ヘッドオン2)
1979 No summary.