Browse Games By Year: 1986

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  Game Year Description
*****
Gauntlet II
(ガントレット2)
1986 Sequel to Gauntlet. Multiplayer (up to 4) exploration/shooting game with RPG elements. More varied monsters/walls/items and higher difficulty than its predecessor.
****
Ghosts 'n Goblins
(魔界村)
1986 Adventure - rescue sweetheart
****
Joust II - Survival of the Fittest
(ジャウスト2)
1986 Follow up to Joust, quite rare.
*****
Salamander 1986 Space - progress through levels
*****
Space Harrier
(スペースハリアー)
1986 Space - battle with evil fantasy creatures
*****
Arkanoid
(アルカノイド)
1986 Breakout-style game with a futuristic twist.
Break Thru
(強行突破)
1986 No summary.
*****
Bubble Bobble
(バブルボブル)
1986 As Bub and Bob, you try to capture enemies in bubbles and pop them to complete all 100 levels and rescue your girlfriends.
*****
Fire Trap
(ファイアートラップ)
1986 Climb burning buildings, avoid falling objects, put out fires, and rescue people and animals. All at the same time.
*****
Iron Horse
(大列車強盗)
1986 Side scrolling platform cowboy train-robber fighter game.
*****
Legendary Wings
(アレスの翼)
1986 Two Player game similar to Xevious. Unique combination of vertical scroller (main game) and side scroller (underground sequences).
Rampage
(ランページ)
1986 Destroy all the buildings and move to the next city.
*****
Rygar
(アルゴスの戦士)
1986 You play the Legendary Warrior "Rygar" in the side scrolling platform game. The aim is to make it though 27 levels picking up power ups and bonuses along the way.
*****
Sidearms 1986 No summary.
*****
Speed Rumbler
(ラッシュ&クラッシュ)
1986 Save your family from terrorists by running and shooting, or driving and shooting. Earn bonus as you save each person. Somewhat graphic.
***
Trojan
(闘いの挽歌)
1986 No summary.
Wonderboy Deluxe
(ワンダーボーイデラックス)
1986 Cutsey platform game, save yer girlfriend..
*****
Wonderboy in Monster Land
(ワンダーボーイモンスターランド)
1986 Fantasy platform adventure RPG kinda game..
Solar Warrior 1986 platform / shooter - pseudo-clone of Xain'D Sleena
*****
720 1986 Skateboarding game.
Redline Racer
(レッドラインレーサー)
1986 No summary.
Crackshot 1986 No summary.
Danger Zone
(デインジャーゾーン)
1986 No summary.
*
Spy Hunter II
(スパイハンター2)
1986 No summary.
Night Stocker 1986 No summary.
****.5
Championship Sprint
(チャンピオンシップスプリント)
1986 race tiny cars around a course, special short-cuts appear here and there..
****.5
Slapfight 1986 2D shooter.
*****
Tokio / Scramble Formation
(スクランブルフォーメーション)
1986 You can change between 3 shadow formations flying over Tokyo city.
19th Hole 1986 No summary.
*****
Alcon 1986 Another Xevious-like shooter. Released as Slap Fight outside of the US.
Alex Kidd 1986 No summary.
Amaterass
(アマテラス)
1986 A.K.A. Amatelass - rare game.
Argus
(アーガス)
1986 No summary.
Astro Flash
(アストロフラッシュ)
1986 No summary.
Athena
(アテナ)
1986 No summary.
Baby Boom Challenge 1986 No summary.
Battle Lane! Vol. 5
(バトルレーン)
1986 No summary.
Big Event Golf
(ビッグイベントゴルフ)
1986 No summary.
Birdie King 3 1986 No summary.
Bobble Bobble 1986 Bootleg of Bubble Bobble.
Body Slam
(ダンプ松本)
1986 No summary.
*****
Buggy Challenge
(バギーチャレンジ)
1986 No summary.
Calorie vs. Mogurani 1986 No summary.
***.5
Chiller 1986 A shooting game set in a dungeon/"Chamber of Horrors" atmosphere.
Clash Road
(クラッシュロード)
1986 No summary.
*
Clay Pigeon 1986 No summary.
Cycle Shooting
(サイクルシューティング)
1986 No summary.
Dangar 1986 No summary.
Darwin 4078
(ダーウィン4078)
1986 No summary.
***
Dogou Souken 1986 No summary.
*****
Double Dragon
(ダブルドラゴン)
1986 Your girlfriend has been kidnapped, and you must rescue her. Fight alone or with a friend as a team.
Double Dribble
(ダブルドリブル)
1986 Basketball, either 1 player or head-to-head.
Double Play
(ダブルプレイ)
1986 No summary.
***
New York Captor 1986 Light gun shooting fun; nail the gangsters before they get you or your loved ones.
Ninja Emaki
(妖魔忍法帳)
1986 No summary.
*****
Out Run
(アウトラン)
1986 A car racing game. Features a realistic steering wheel.
Phraze Craze 1986 No summary.
****
Pitfall II
(ピットフォールⅡ)
1986 Sequel to the popular Pifall.
Playchoice 10 Cabinet 1986 A hardware design that reused the Punch Out!cabinet. A Nintendo Entertainment System with some hardware that handles changing/selecting games and buying game time.
Predators
(プレデター)
1986 No summary.
****
Quartet
(カルテット)
1986 Gauntlet-style shoot-em-eup.
Quartet II 1986 Gauntlet-style shoot-em-up. Sequel to Quartet.
Reel Fun 1986 No summary.
*****
Renegade
(熱血硬派くにおくん)
1986 It's 2am. You're in the subway. The wrong place to be unless you're looking for trouble. They've got sticks, chains and your girlfriend. It's up to you to fight your way through the thug infested city to save her.
****
Return of Ishtar 1986 No summary.
Ring King II
(リングキング2)
1986 No summary.
Riviera 1986 No summary.
Robo-Wrestle 2001
(ロボレス2001)
1986 No summary.
Rock 'n Rage 1986 No summary.
*****
Rush & Crash 1986 No summary.
Shackled
(ブレイウッド)
1986 No summary.
Side Pocket
(サイドポケット)
1986 No summary.
Sky Kid Deluxe 1986 No summary.
Slalom
(スラローム)
1986 No summary.
****
Slap Fight
(スラップファイト)
1986 First space shoot'em-up created by Toaplan. Released as Alcon in the US.
Slap Shooter
(スラップシューター)
1986 No summary.
*****
Solomon's Key
(ソロモンの鍵)
1986 Wizard adds blocks to make stairs to get the key.
Enduro Racer
(エンデューロレーサー)
1986 No summary.
Exerizer
(エクセライザー)
1986 No summary.
**
Express Raiders 1986 No summary.
Far West 1986 No summary.
Flower
(フラワー)
1986 No summary.
Freedom Fighter 1986 Help free the world from robot tyrany! Grab your laser and shoot anything mechanical.
Galdia
(ガルディア)
1986 No summary.
Gempei Tomaden
(源平討魔伝)
1986 No summary.
Get Star 1986 No summary.
Gigas
(ギガス)
1986 No summary.
Guardian 1986 No summary.
Gumshoe 1986 Very odd blend of the light-gun game mechanic with a platform game. Gangster themed.
Halley's Comet
(ハレーズコメット)
1986 Scrolling space shooter with good gameplay.
Hex Pool 1986 Seiko - Coin Machine Dist.
Hit 'n Miss 1986 No summary.
Hopping Mappy
(ホッピングマッピー)
1986 No summary.
Hot Rockin' for You
(恋のホットロック)
1986 No summary.
*****
Ikari Warriors 1986 Jungle combat with guns and grenades against an army of evildoers. Lots of powerups and an eight-direction turning joystick/knob to control you fighter. Plus you get to jump into tanks! A classic two player reminiscent of Front Line.
Jailbreak
(グリーンベレー)
1986 No summary.
*****
Kick & Run
(キック&ラン)
1986 No summary.
****
Kid Niki: Radical Ninja 1986 No summary.
****
Kiki KaiKai 1986 2D over-the-head rambo3 style game with the little girl Sayo Chan as the hero.
Land Sea Air Squad 1986 No summary.
Last Mission
(ラストミッション)
1986 No summary.
Legend
(レジェンド)
1986 No summary.
Life Force
(ライフフォース)
1986 No summary.
Lock On 1986 No summary.
Manhattan
(マンハッタン)
1986 No summary.
****
Mania Challenge
(エキサイティングアワー)
1986 No summary.
Mappy II
(マッピー2)
1986 See Also: Hopping Mappy.
Max RPM 1986 No summary.
Mighty Guy
(マイティガイ)
1986 No summary.
Mr. Goemon 1986 No summary.
Mr. Kabuki 1986 No summary.
Space Position
(スペースポジション)
1986 No summary.
Special Force Jackal
(特殊部隊ジャッカル)
1986 No summary.
Spectra 1986 No summary.
***.5
Speed Buggy
(スピードバギー)
1986 Third-person perspective dune buggy off-road driving game.
Spiker 1986 No summary.
Street Football 1986 No summary.
Super Bobble Bobble 1986 No summary.
Super Hang On
(スーパーハングオン)
1986 No summary.
*****
Super Mario Bros.
(スーパーマリオブラザーズ)
1986 Mario and Luigi stamp out the evil Koopas through 8 levels to kill the Koopa King and save the Princess.
*****
Super Sprint
(スーパースプリント)
1986 An overhead racing game for 1 or 2 players.
Sure Shot Pool 1986 No summary.
*****
Top Gunner
(トップガンナー)
1986 No summary.
Top Secret
(トップシークレット)
1986 Drive well-equipped spy car through enemy territory, doing combat with a variety of enemies along the way.
Tough Turf
(タフターフ)
1986 No summary.
Toy Pop
(トイポップ)
1986 Go through rooms filled with gift boxes and destroy the toys that emerge and attack.
UFO Robo Danger 1986 No summary.
Valtric 1986 No summary.
Victory at Sea 1986 No summary.
*****
Victory Road 1986 No summary.
Volleyball
(バレーボール)
1986 No summary.
Vs. Goonies 1986 No summary.
Vs. Slalom
(スラローム)
1986 No summary.
Vs. Super Mario Bros. 1986 No summary.
War Ball
(ウォーボール)
1986 No summary.
WEC Le Mans
(WEC・ル・マン)
1986 No summary.
Western Express 1986 No summary.
Whiz Quiz 1986 No summary.
*****
Xain'D Sleena
(ザインドスリーナ)
1986 space shooter - see also Solar Warrior
Zippy Bug 1986 No summary.
All Fox Z 1986 No summary.
Alpha Z, The 1986 No summary.
****
Amazon 1986 No summary.
Arrow Bingo 1986 No summary.
Big Bucks Trivia 1986 No summary.
Block (Game Corporation bootleg) 1986 No summary.
Bo Pup 1986 No summary.
Brain 1986 No summary.
Bronx 1986 No summary.
City Love 1986 No summary.
Colt 86 1986 No summary.
Dai-ressya Goutou 1986 No summary.
Darius extra 1986 No summary.
Desolator 1986 No summary.
Dragon Buster II 1986 No summary.
Flower Power 1986 No summary.
Fun Casino 1986 No summary.
Galaga Express 999 1986 No summary. By Taito.
Gardia 1986 No summary.
Genji and the Heike Clans, The 1986 No summary.
Gigas mk-II
(ギガスmkII)
1986 No summary.
Golden Castle 1986 No summary.
*****
Golden Star 1986 No summary.
Hi Ho 1986 No summary.
Kaiketsu Yanchamaru 1986 No summary.
Knight Boy 1986 No summary.
Koi no Hotrock 1986 No summary.
Lightning Round Tic Tac Trivia 1-3 1986 No summary.
Mahjong Academy 2 1986 No summary.
Mahjong Kyou Jidai 1986 No summary.
Mahjong Sisters 1986 No summary.
Match 'em Up 1986 No summary.
Mexico 86
(メキシコ86(キック&ラン))
1986 No summary.
****
Momoko 120% 1986 No summary.
MTV Trivia 1986 No summary.
Mundialito '86 1986 No summary.
Nekketsu Kouha Kunio-kun 1986 No summary.
Pleybirian 1986 No summary.
Rack 'N Roll 1986 No summary.
Rafulecia ? 1986 No summary.
Real Mahjong Paipai Seichouhen 1986 No summary.
Reflex 1986 No summary.
S.R.D. Mission 1986 No summary.
Spelunker 2 1986 No summary.
Street Fight 1986 No summary.
Super Stingray 1986 No summary.
Super Triv Quiz 1986 No summary.
Thunder Captor II 1986 No summary.
Thunder Cepter 1986 No summary.
Thunder Cepter II 1986 No summary.
Tokushu Butai Jackal 1986 No summary.
Trivia Whiz IV 1986 No summary.
Youma Ninpou Chou 1986 No summary.
Quartet 2 (bootleg)
(カルテット2)
1986 No summary.
Calorie vs Moguranian
(カロリー君VSモグラニアン)
1986 No summary.
Goonies
(グーニーズ)
1986 No summary.
Side Arms
(サイドアーム)
1986 No summary.
Solar Warrior (Xain'D Sleena)
(ザインドスリーナ)
1986 No summary.
Thunder Ceptor
(サンダーセプター)
1986 No summary.
Thunder Ceptor 2
(サンダーセプターII)
1986 No summary.
Super Bobble Bobble (Bubble Bobble bootleg)
(スーパーボブルボブル)
1986 No summary.
Mr.Goemon
(Mr.五右衛門)
1986 No summary.
UFO Robo Dangar
(UFOロボダンガー)
1986 No summary.
Alex Kid
(アレックスキッド)
1986 No summary.
The Return of Ishtar
(イシターの復活)
1986 No summary.