Browse Games By Year: 1987

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  Game Year Description
****
Blasteroids
(ブラステロイド)
1987 Space - Destroy rocks, saucers etc.
****.5
R-Type
(R-Type)
1987 Irem's classic Giger-esque blaster. Battle against the fearsome, unrelenting Bydo Empire.
*****
Black Tiger
(ブラックドラゴン)
1987 Scrolling fighter with great music and great medieval monsters. U.S. version of Black Dragon.
*****
Colony 7
(コロニー7)
1987 No summary.
****
Gemini Wing
(ジェミニウイング)
1987 fly against swirls of bug-like craft.
Heavy Barrel
(ヘビーバレル)
1987 Ikari Warriors clone. Shoot-em-up platform scroller, with a war theme.
Lotto Fun 1987 No summary.
*****
Rastan
(ラスタンサーガ)
1987 No summary.
*****
Road Blasters 1987 Finish each course and shoot enemies en route before running out of fuel.
**
Super Qix
(スーパーQIX)
1987 A sequel to Qix.
*****
Tetris
(テトリス)
1987 Classic Tetris game.
Tiger Road
(虎への道)
1987 No summary.
*****
Rolling Thunder
(ローリングサンダー)
1987 side-scrolling shooter
Winter Games 1987 Rather tricky lil' game w/8 diffrent levels of snow slashin' atari action
Time Soldiers
(タイムソルジャー)
1987 Travel through time saving your comrads.
Alien Syndrome
(エイリアンシンドローム)
1987 Third-person shooter where you get to blast all kinds of aliens and rescue people. You can also find power-ups for better blasting power!
****
A. P. B. 1987 Overhead driving game. Catch criminals, force confessions, eat doughnuts, avoid demerits, meet quotas. (No, it's not a sim, even if it sounds that way.)
Thundercade 1987 Motorbike and sidecar shooting game.
***
Xenophobe 1987 Side view alien shoot-em up.
Twin Cobra
(ツインコブラ)
1987 Single or dual player helicopter flying/bombing game.
****
Xybots
(ザイボット)
1987 Battle evil robots to find goodies and clear the maze.
*****
1943: The Battle of Midway
(1943ミッドウェイ海戦)
1987 American planes fly against the might of the Japanese Imperial Navy.
*****
After Burner
(アフターバーナー)
1987 Fly through Multiple Levels destroying Enemy Aircraft and Motherships.
Airwolf
(エアウルフ)
1987 No summary.
American Football
(アメリカンフットボール)
1987 Football game similar to John Elway's Quarterback.
American Speedway 1987 No summary.
Arkanoid II: Revenge of Doh 1987 Breakout-style game with a futuristic twist. Sequel to Arkanoid.
***
Avengers
(必殺無頼拳)
1987 No summary.
Baseball II 1987 Baseball game.
Baseball The Season II 1987 No summary.
Battlantis
(バトランティス)
1987 Defend your castle from monster attacks.
Battle Chopper 1987 No summary.
BAW 1987 No summary.
Beast Kingdom
(魔獣の王国)
1987 No summary.
****
Bermuda Triangle
(バミューダトライアングル)
1987 No summary.
****
Black Dragon
(ブラックドラゴン)
1987 Black Dragon is the Japanese version of Black Tiger.
Black Panther
(ブラックパンサー)
1987 No summary.
Blades of Steel 1987 No summary.
Blasted 1987 No summary.
Block Gal
(ブロックギャル)
1987 No summary.
Boot Camp
(コンバットスクール)
1987 Boot Camp is Track & Field with "Boot-Camp-type" activities, instead of olympic games.
***
Captain Silver 1987 No summary.
**
Castlevania
(悪魔城ドラキュラ)
1987 As Simon Belmont, travel the crypts to kill Drakula.
City Bomber
(シティボンバー)
1987 No summary.
Combat School
(コンバットスクール)
1987 No summary.
Continental Circus
(コンチネンタルサーカス)
1987 No summary.
Contra 1987 Run, jump and shoot your way to the alien base. A.K.A. "Gryzor."
Darius
(ダライアス)
1987 Multiple-monitor game. Scrolls from Left to Right for most of the game, except when choosing the next level to go to, which scrolls Up and Down. Can gain power-ups along the way for stronger Bombs and (laser?) Shots..
Dark Adventure
(魔獣の王国)
1987 No summary.
Dark Mist
(ダークミスト)
1987 No summary.
Devil Worlds
(魔獣の王国)
1987 No summary.
*****
Dragon Spirit
(ドラゴンスピリット)
1987 No summary.
Dunk Shot
(ダンクショット)
1987 4 Player basketball game.
MX5000 1987 No summary.
*****
New Dragon Spirit
(ニュードラゴンスピリット)
1987 Vertical Scrolling shooter in the spirit of (and by the makers of) Xevious.
New Rolling Thunder
(ニューローリングサンダー)
1987 No summary.
*****
Ninja Kids II 1987 No summary.
Opa-Opa
(オパオパ)
1987 Possibly alternate/Japanese title for Fantasy Zone?
****
Operation Wolf
(オペレーションウルフ)
1987 Pick off enemy soldiers while trying to rescue hostages. Seques are Operation Thunderbolt and Operation Wolf 3.
Oscar
(サイコニクスオスカー)
1987 No summary.
Perfect Billiard 1987 No summary.
Pocket Gal
(ポケットギャル)
1987 No summary.
***
Psychic Five
(サイキック5)
1987 No summary.
*****
Psycho Soldier
(サイコソルジャー)
1987 No summary.
Psychonics Oscar
(サイコニクスオスカー)
1987 Control a yellow robot named Oscar, collect shield and weapon power-ups, shoot bad guys until you get to a massive boss-monster at the end.
Pyros
(ワードナーの森?)
1987 Steer the little dude through levels of evil mobs to get to the castle and rescue your chick.
Quarterback 1987 No summary.
Quest Of Pythagoras
(ピタゴラスの謎)
1987 No summary.
Quester
(クエスター)
1987 No summary.
Rabbit Punch 1987 As space rabbits, shoot, box and collect carrots, in space. yikes.
Rack'em Up
(ザ・ハスラー)
1987 No summary.
Rad Action 1987 No summary.
*****
Rainbow Island
(レインボーアイランド)
1987 The sequel of the Taito hit "Bubble Bobble."
Rastan Saga 1987 No summary.
Rescue Raider 1987 No summary.
Samurai
(侍)
1987 No summary.
Sauro 1987 Horizontal shooter, kinda like a simpler/older version of Gradius.
***
SDI
(SDI)
1987 No summary.
Shadowland 1987 No summary.
*****
Shinobi
(忍)
1987 You play a ninja on a one man mission out to destroy a evil force and save kidnapped hostages.
Shooting Zone
(シューティングゾーン)
1987 No summary.
Shure Shot 1987 No summary.
Sky Fox 1987 No summary.
*****
Sky Shark
(飛翔鮫)
1987 Airplane shooting game - ground, sea, and air targets
Soldier of Light
(ザインドスリーナ)
1987 See also Xain'd Sleena for additional info.
****
Empire City 1931
(エンパイヤーシティー1931)
1987 First-person gangster-shooting game set during the Prohibition.
Extermination
(エクスターミネーション)
1987 No summary.
Fast Lane 1987 No summary.
Flak Attack 1987 No summary.
Flying Tiger
(究極タイガー)
1987 No summary.
Free Kick
(フリーキック)
1987 No summary.
Goindol
(ゴインドル)
1987 No summary.
*****
Golden Axe
(ゴールデンアックス)
1987 Fantasy / medieval hack 'n' slash..
Gondomania
(魔境戦士)
1987 Decent vertical scrolling shooter.
*****
Great Gurianos 1987 2-D Fighting.
Great Train Gang 1987 No summary.
*****
Gryzor 1987 Run, jump and shoot your way to the alien base. A.K.A. "Contra."
*****
Guerilla War
(ゲバラ)
1987 No summary.
Halley's Comet '87 1987 No summary.
Heavyweight Champ 1987 No summary.
Hyper Crush
(ハイパークラッシュ)
1987 No summary.
Kyros
(カイロス)
1987 No summary.
Kyukyoku Tiger 1987 "Ultimate Tiger", the original version of Twin Cobra, sequel of Tiger Heli.
Labyrinth Runner
(ラビリンスランナー)
1987 No summary.
***
Mission 660 1987 No summary.
Mission: XX
(XXミッション)
1987 No summary.
Monter Land 1987 No summary.
Mr. Heli
(ミスターヘリの大冒険)
1987 No summary.
Star Guards 1987 No summary.
****
Street Fighter
(ストリートファイター)
1987 The First in a long series of mega-popular fighting games.
Super Contra
(スーパー魂斗羅)
1987 Sequel to Gryzor/Contra. Featured horizontal scrolling and Gauntlet-style overhead view levels.
Super Hang-On SD
(スーパーハングオンSD)
1987 No summary.
Super Piero
(スーパーピエロ)
1987 Japanese release of Do Run Run! with a few cosmetic changes.
Tecmo Bowl
(テクモボウル)
1987 No summary.
Terra Force
(テラフォース)
1987 No summary.
Real Ghostbusters, The 1987 No summary.
Time Scanner
(タイムスキャナー)
1987 No summary.
Time Warriors
(タイムウォーリア)
1987 No summary.
TKO Boxing 1987 No summary.
Top Speed 1987 No summary.
Touchdown Fever
(タッチダウンフィーバー)
1987 No summary.
Tournament Arkanoid
(トーナメントアルカノイド)
1987 No summary.
Typhoon
(A-JAX)
1987 No summary.
Up Scope 1987 No summary.
Up Your Alley Sea II 1987 No summary.
***
Vs. Excitebike
(エキサイトバイク)
1987 Compete in motorcross circuit with either 3 computer bikes, other human racers or a combination of human and computer opponents. Winners advance to more difficult courses.
Vs. Gumshoe 1987 No summary.
Vs. TKO Boxing 1987 No summary.
***
Wardner
(ワードナーの森)
1987 Scrolling platform adventure, similar to Wonder Boy.
Wonder Momo
(ワンダーモモ)
1987 No summary.
Yokai Douchuuki 1987 No summary.
Blazer
(ブレイザー)
1987 No summary.
****.5
Chase H.Q.
(チェイスH.Q.)
1987 No summary.
Continental Circuit 1987 US version of Continental Circus; comes in vertical or sit-down models.
Guardians of SNK 1987 No summary.
*****
After Burner II
(アフターバーナーII)
1987 No summary.
Atlantic City 1987 No summary.
Bases Loaded 1987 No summary.
Battlefield 1987 No summary.
Big Apple Poker 1987 No summary.
Bullet
(バレット)
1987 No summary.
Butasan 1987 No summary.
Casino 5 1987 No summary.
Casino Classic 1987 No summary.
Championship Arkanoid 1987 No summary.
DakkoChan Janshon (DakkoChan House) 1987 No summary.
Dr. Toppel Tankentai 1987 No summary.
Dump Matsumoto
(ダンプ松本)
1987 No summary.
Exzisus 1987 No summary.
Fantasy Zone 3 - The Maze 1987 No summary.
Full Throttle 1987 No summary.
Garyo Retsuden 1987 No summary.
Ghostly Spirits 1987 No summary.
Ginga NinkyouDen 1987 No summary.
Guevara 1987 No summary.
Hana-Yayoi 1987 No summary.
Hi Ho 2 1987 No summary.
HishouZame (aka Flying Shark) 1987 No summary.
Holy Holy Kid 1987 No summary.
Homo 1987 No summary.
Hot Smash (Vs.) 1987 No summary.
House Mannequin 1987 No summary.
Jong Bou 1987 No summary.
*****
Karnov
(カルノフ)
1987 No summary.
Keith Courage In Alpha Zones 1987 No summary.
Kodure Ookami 1987 No summary.
Koshime 1987 No summary.
Legion
(超時迷宮レジオン)
1987 No summary.
Little Casino I 1987 No summary.
Mahjongkyo-Jidai 1987 No summary.
Majuu no Ohkoku 1987 No summary.
Master Boy 1987 No summary.
Mekyo Sensi 1987 No summary.
Metroid 1987 No summary.
Moon Quake 1987 No summary.
Mutant Night
(ミュータントナイト)
1987 No summary.
Ninja Taro II 1987 No summary.
Nobochaka 1987 No summary.
Ojanko-Yakata 1987 No summary.
Olympiad 1987 No summary.
Operation Bear 1987 Operation Wolf bootleg.
Plump Pop 1987 No summary.
Pokkutokyaru 1987 No summary.
Psycho-Nics Oscar 1987 No summary.
Quiz Hyhoo 1987 No summary.
Rabio Lepus 1987 No summary.
Riviera High Score 1987 No summary.
Second Love 1987 No summary.
Speed Ball 1987 No summary.
Sports Trivia 1987 No summary.
Super Baseball Double Play Home Run Derby 1987 No summary.
Super Bowl '87 1987 No summary.
Super Duper Casino 1987 No summary.
Super Poker 1987 No summary.
Super Real Mahjong 1987 No summary.
Super Real Mahjong P2 1987 No summary.
*****
Sure Shot 1987 No summary.
Taisen Quiz HYHOO 1987 No summary.
Taisen Quiz HYHOO 2 1987 No summary.
Tales of a Monsterpath 1987 No summary.
Toki no Senshi (Chrono Soldier) 1987 No summary.
Tora eno Michi 1987 No summary.
Tricky Doc 1987 No summary.
Ultra Quiz 1987 No summary.
Up Your Alley 1987 No summary.
Wardner no Mori 1987 No summary.
Wonder Planet 1987 No summary.
Ninja Kid 2 (Ob 2)
(ニンジャキッド2)
1987 No summary.
Perfect Billiyard
(パーフェクトビリヤード)
1987 No summary.
HIHOO!
(ハイホー!)
1987 No summary.
HIHOO!2
(ハイホー!2)
1987 No summary.
Pac Mania
(パックマニア)
1987 No summary.
Flack Attack
(フラックアタック)
1987 No summary.
FullThrottle
(フルスロットル)
1987 No summary.
MidnightLanding
(ミッドナイトランディング)
1987 No summary.
Monster Land
(モンスターランド(ウエストン))
1987 No summary.
Rainbow Island (extra version)
(レインボーアイランド)
1987 No summary.
Roadblasters
(ロードブラスター)
1987 No summary.
Gryzor (Contra)
(魂斗羅)
1987 No summary.
Demon's World
(魔獣の王国)
1987 No summary.
Ghost Busters
(迷宮ハンターG)
1987 No summary.
Yokai Dochuki
(妖怪道中記)
1987 No summary.
1943 (kai)
(1943改)
1987 No summary.
APB(All-Point Bulletin)
(APB)
1987 No summary.
S.R.D.
(S.R.D.スーパーリアルダーウィン)
1987 No summary.
Revenge of Doh : Arkanoid 2
(アルカノイドリベンジオブDOH)
1987 No summary.
The Hustler
(ザ・ハスラー)
1987 No summary.
Xybots (alternate)
(ザイボッツ)
1987 No summary.