Browse Games By Year: 1980

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  Game Year Description
****
Armor Attack
(アーマーアタック)
1980 Shoot tanks & helicopters from jeeps
*****
Asteroids
(アステロイド)
1980 Space - destroy floating rocks & saucers
Astro Fighter
(アストロファイター)
1980 Space - Shoot waves of aliens
****
Battlezone
(バトルゾーン)
1980 Tank combat - destroy tanks, missiles & saucers. Sometimes written "Battle Zone"
****.5
Berzerk 1980 Robots - Kill or be killed
Warpman (aka Warp Warp) 1980 No summary.
**.5
Carnival
(カーニパル)
1980 Shoot ducks, pipes etc. at the funfair
****.5
Centipede
(センティピード)
1980 Gardening - shoot the insects in the mushroom patch
Condor 1980 Phoenix bootleg. See Phoenix.
*****
Defender
(ディフェンダー)
1980 Side-scrolling shooter. Defend your humanoids against abduction. Zen.
***
Lunar Rescue
(ルナレスキュー)
1980 Land a lunar craft on a platform, collect a stranded astronaut, then return it safely to its ship.
Mayday 1980 Space - shoot various aliens
****
Missile Command
(ミサイルコマンド)
1980 Defend cities from incoming missiles
Monaco G.P. 1980 Race against cars up road
****
Moon Cresta
(ムーンクレスタ)
1980 Space - Shoot the aliens, dock the ships
*****
Pac-Man
(パックマン)
1980 Gobble the dots, avoid the ghosts
*****
Phoenix
(フェニックス)
1980 Space - Shoot the birds, destroy the battleship.
Pleiades
(プレアデス)
1980 Space - Shoot the martians over 4 sectors
***
Rally-X
(ラリーX)
1980 Navigate scrolling mazes while collecting ten flags and avoiding enemy cars.
*****
Space Firebird
(スペースファイアーバード)
1980 Space - shoot swarming flocks of aliens
*****
Space Panic
(スペースパニック)
1980 Dig holes to trap aliens. Fill holes back up to kill them.
Space Tactics
(スペースタクティクス)
1980 Space - shoot the invaders
*****
Space Zap
(スペースザップ)
1980 Space - defend space station
***
Star Castle
(スターキャッスル)
1980 Space - destroy the star castle
*****
Targ 1980 "In the Crytsal City, the heroic Wummel seeks justice against the evil Spectar Smugglers who are guarded by the Targ ramships."
****
Astro Invader
(アストロインベーダー)
1980 Galaxian variation.
Bandido
(バンディド)
1980 No summary.
*****
Crazy Climber
(クレイジークライマー)
1980 In one of Nichibutsu's most popular arcade games, you must climb up 4 very tall buildings while avoiding obstacles and pitfalls.
Extra Bases
(エクストラベース)
1980 No summary.
Moon Quasar
(ムーンクエーサー)
1980 No summary.
***
Radar Scope 1980 Space shooting game.
Space Chaser
(スペースチェイサー)
1980 Drive a spaceship around a maze collecting dots.
Spectar
(スペクター)
1980 No summary.
***
Stratovox 1980 A Galaxian / Space Invaders - like game. Possibly the first game with voice synthesis.
Tempest Tubes 1980 Hack of Tempest.
Uniwars 1980 A simple vertical shooter with various enemies.
*****
Eagle
(イーグル)
1980 Clone of Moon Cresta.
Star Fire
(スターファイア)
1980 First-person shooter in which the enemy ships are TIE fighters (of Star Wars fame).
Tailgunner II
(テイルガンナー2)
1980 Vector shooting 3d space game. Sequel to Tailgunner, this one a cockpit game.
Zero Hour
(ゼロアワー)
1980 No summary.
*****
Cosmic Guerilla
(コズミックゲリラ)
1980 No summary.
No Man's Land 1980 And everbody was Tank pool fighting.
Shark Attack
(シャークアタック)
1980 No summary.
Terranean
(テラニアン)
1980 No summary.
Tora Tora 1980 Air-naval battle
Space Encounters
(スペースエンカウンター)
1980 No summary.
Deep Scan
(ディープスキャン)
1980 Shoot at subs from your battleship. Sometimes packaged in a multigame with Invinco.
Digger 1980 No summary.
Super Missile Attack
(スーパーミサイルアタック)
1980 Defend cities from incoming missiles
Andromeda 1980 No summary.
Astro Zone
(アストロゾーン)
1980 No summary.
Balloon Bomber
(バルーンボンバー)
1980 No summary.
Cheeky Mouse
(チーキーマウス)
1980 No summary.
Chinese Pac-Man 1980 No summary.
*****
Crazy Balloon
(クレージーバルーン)
1980 No summary.
Devil Zone
(デビルゾーン)
1980 No summary.
Ms. Pac-Man II 1980 No summary.
N-Sub
(N―サブ)
1980 No summary.
Nabaron
(ナバロン)
1980 No summary.
*****
Panther 1980 No summary.
*****
Polaris
(ポラリス)
1980 No summary.
****
Popeye Pac-Man 1980 Bootleg version of Pac-Man
Pro Monaco GP
(プロモナコGP)
1980 No summary.
Puck-Man
(パックマン)
1980 The classic maze game. American version called "Pac-Man."
Radarscope
(レーダースコープ)
1980 No summary.
Sidewinder
(サイドワインダー)
1980 No summary.
Snow Brothers 1980 No summary.
SOS
(SOS)
1980 No summary.
Fantasia
(ファンタジア)
1980 No summary.
Gingateikoku no Gyakushu
(銀河帝国の逆襲)
1980 No summary.
HeliFire
(ヘリファイアー)
1980 No summary.
Indian Battle
(インデアンバトル)
1980 No summary.
Kaitei Takarasagashi
(海底宝探し)
1980 No summary.
Lupin III
(ルパン三世)
1980 No summary.
Mad Alien
(マッドエイリアン)
1980 No summary.
Magical Spot
(マジカルスポット)
1980 No summary.
Magical Spot 2
(マジカルスポットPART2)
1980 No summary.
Maze
(メイズ)
1980 No summary.
Mole Hunter
(モウルハンター)
1980 No summary.
Monaco GP
(モナコGP)
1980 No summary.
Monte Carlo
(モンテカルロ)
1980 Single-player racing game.
Moon Alien
(ムーンエイリアン)
1980 Tabletop-only shooting game.
Moon Alien-Part 2 1980 This game is very similar to Galaxian, except that there is now an energy meter at the bottom that decrements with time. If you do not destroy all the aliens before this meter empties, your ship is destroyed.
Space Attack II 1980 No summary.
****
Space Cyclone
(スペースサイクロン)
1980 No summary.
Space Fever
(スペースフィーバー)
1980 No summary.
Space Invaders Part II
(スペースインベーダーパート2)
1980 Thump Thump Thump you shoot the aliens vertically to keep them from tromping down on to you. This was also the FIRST game to have a intermission between levels, ever!
Space Laser
(スペースレーザー)
1980 No summary.
Space Trek
(スペーストレック)
1980 No summary.
Speak & Rescue 1980 No summary.
Stratavox 1980 No summary.
Super Moon Cresta 1980 No summary.
Tomahawk 777
(トマホーク777)
1980 No summary.
Tomahawk Missile 1980 No summary.
Tranquilizer Gun
(トランキライザーガン)
1980 No summary.
Kreepy Krawlers 1980 No summary.
Ant Raid 1980 No summary.
Arcadia 1980 No summary.
Balloon Balloon 1980 No summary.
Defense Command 1980 Clone of Defender.
Dorachan 1980 No summary.
Fire Condor 1980 Phoenix clone. See Phoenix.
Golden Invaders 1980 No summary.
Highway Chase 1980 No summary.
Itazuchienzel 1980 No summary.
Mad Lander 1980 No summary.
Money Wars 1980 No summary.
Moon Placer 1980 No summary.
Moon Trek
(ムーントレック)
1980 No summary.
Navalone 1980 No summary.
Nebula 1980 No summary.
Sasuke VS Commander 1980 No summary.
Sega Space Attack 1980 No summary.
Sengoku Ninjaya tai 1980 No summary.
Sheriff 2 1980 No summary.
Sky Chuter 1980 No summary.
Space Bird (bootleg) 1980 No summary.
Space Fighter Mark II 1980 No summary.
Space Intruder 1980 No summary.
Streaking
(ストリーキング)
1980 No summary.
Tri-Attacker
(トライアタッカー)
1980 No summary.
MissileCommand
(T・Tミサイルコマンド)
1980 No summary.
Western Gun 2
(ウエスタンガン2)
1980 No summary.