Browse Games By Year : 1988

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  Game Year Description
'88 Games
1988 No summary.
Ajax
1988 Helicopter action game.
Akuma-Jou Dracula
1988 No summary.
Alice in Wonderland
1988 No summary.
Alien Crush
1988 No summary.
Altered Beast
獣王記
1988 You are risen from the dead to save Zeus' Daughter. Fight your way through five levels collecting power ups to defeat the Evil Magician.
Angel Kids
エンジェルキッズ
1988 No summary.
Aquaria
1988 No summary.
Ark Area
アークエリア
1988 No summary.
Assault
アサルト
1988 Tank game played from overhead.
Assault Plus
アサルトプラス
1988 Tank game played from overhead. Sequel to "Assault".
Asuka 'N' Asuka
飛鳥&飛鳥
1988 A classic air combat shooter.
Atomic Robo-Kid
アトミック・ロボキッド
1988 Horizontally scrolling shooter - avenge the desperate terran colonists
Bad Dudes
ドラゴンニンジャ
1988 No summary.
Bad Dudes Vs. Dragon Ninja
ドラゴンニンジャ
1988 A horizontal scrolling fighter for 1 or 2 simultaneous players.
Bakutotsu Kijuutei
爆突機銃艇
1988 No summary.
Battle Rangers
1988 No summary.
Beraboman
超絶倫人ベラボーマン
1988 No summary.
Big Fighter
戦え!ビッグファイター
1988 No summary.
Bionic Commando
トップシークレット
1988 A side scrolliing action game. As the hero you have a bionic grappling hook and try to defeat an evil army of soldiers.
Birdie Try
バーディトライ
1988 Fantastically produced golf game. Extremely replayable.
Birdie Try Golf
バーディトライゴルフ
1988 No summary.
Blastaball
1988 No summary.
Bloody Wolf
ブラッディウルフ
1988 Rescue captured soldiers in Southeast Asia and destroy the enemy's weapon base.
Bonze Adventure
1988 No summary.
Bull's Eye
ブルズアイ
1988 No summary.
Championship V'Ball
1988 No summary.
Checker Flag
チェッカーフラグ
1988 No summary.
Chelnov: The Atomic Runner
チェルノブ-戦う人間発電所-
1988 No summary.
Chequered Flag
1988 No summary.
China Gate
中華大仙?
1988 You (and optional teamate) choose 1 of 3 characters, battle many different enemies with different abilities, and beat various bosses. The goal is to retrieve a book which the enemies have stolen from your master (as you see in the attract screens).
Chinese Exorcist
1988 No summary.
Chopper I
航空騎兵物語
1988 No summary.
Chuka Taisen
1988 No summary.
Counter Run
カウンターラン
1988 No summary.
Crazy Cop
クレイジーコップ
1988 No summary.
Cyber Tank
1988 No summary.
Dash
1988 No summary.
Dead Angle
リードアングル
1988 Shooting game with a 1930s gangster theme.
Devastators
餓流禍?
1988 No summary.
Double Dragon 2 : The Revenge
ダブルドラゴン2
1988 No summary.
Dracula-X
悪魔城ドラキュラ
1988 No summary.
Dragon Ninja
ドラゴンニンジャ
1988 No summary.
F-1 Dream
F-1ドリーム
1988 A difficult overhead racing game with fake ads like "Coco-Colo" and your choice of a normally-aspirated or turbocharged car.
Face Off
フェイスオフ
1988 No summary.
Fighting Golf
1988 Golf!
Fighting Hawk
ファイティングホーク
1988 No summary.
Fighting Soccer
1988 No summary.
Final Lap
ファイナルラップ
1988 Start of classic racing series- spiritual successor to the Pole Position series.
Final Lap UR
ファイナルラップUR
1988 No summary.
Final Round, The
ハードパンチャー
1988 Boxing head to head, training rounds in between fights to build up either strength, stamina or speed..
Flying Hawk
フライングホーク
1988 No summary.
Forgotten Worlds
ロストワールド
1988 Multi-directional scrolling shooter
Formation Armed F
フォーメーション アームドF
1988 Vertically scrolling shoot 'em up - control the Vowger spaceship - shoots enemies, collect power-ups - defeat bosses to advance levels - Vowger can be changed to shoot in a multitude of formations and directions
Galaga '88
ギャラガ’88
1988 The official sequel to Galaga gets updated with new graphics, in-game-music for bonus stages, and scrolling stages--not just stars.
Galaxy Force
ギャラクシーフォース
1988 No summary.
Gang Busters
ギャングバスターズ
1988 No summary.
Garuka
餓流禍
1988 No summary.
Ghouls 'n Ghosts
大魔界村
1988 Sequel to Ghosts and Goblins.
Gladiator
グラディエーター
1988 A fighting game where objects are hurled at you so you will gain practice when you fight others to be the best. Or something.
Gold Medalist
ゴールドメダリスト
1988 No summary.
Goonies, The
1988 Slow moving platformer; "run" and jump through creepy stages, with ineffectual weapons at the ready.
Gradius 2(VulcanVenture)
グラディウスII
1988 No summary.
Gradius II: Vulcan Venture
1988 Called Gradius II in Japan, Vulcan Venture in the West.
Hard Head
ハードヘッド
1988 No summary.
Hard Puncher
ハードパンチャー
1988 No summary.
Haunted Castle
ラビリンスランナー?
1988 Haunted Castle is an Arcade Version of Castle Vania.
Hot Chase
ホットチェイス
1988 No summary.
Hot Rod
ホットロッド
1988 Four player cocktail disk-based racing game from Sega.
Hot Shots Tennis
ホットショットテニス
1988 No summary.
Hyper Sports Special
ハイパースポーツスペシャル
1988 No summary.
Hyper Sports Special Edition
1988 No summary.
Ice Climber
アイスクライマー
1988 No summary.
Iga Ninjutsuden
1988 No summary.
Image Fight
イメージファイト
1988 No summary.
Jigoku Meguri (aka Bonze Adventure)
1988 No summary.
John Elway's Team Quarterback
1988 No summary.
Jyuohki
1988 No summary.
Kabuki Z
歌舞伎Z
1988 Fighting.
Kageki
火激
1988 No summary.
Kickle Cubicle
1988 No summary.
King of Rings
リングの王者
1988 No summary.
Kitten Kaboodle
1988 No summary.
Konami 88
1988 No summary.
Kuri Kinton
功里金団
1988 No summary.
Last Apostle Puppet Show
1988 No summary.
Last Duel
ラストデュエル
1988 No summary.
Leaderboard Golf
1988 No summary.
Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf
リートレビノのファイティングゴルフ
1988 No summary.
Legend of Makai
1988 No summary.
Legend of the Air Cavalry
1988 No summary.
Lost World
1988 No summary.
Lost World (Japan)
ロストワールド
1988 No summary.
Magic Johnson's Fast Break
1988 No summary.
Mahjong Electronic Base
1988 No summary.
Mahjong Gakuen
1988 No summary.
Main Event (The)
リングの王者
1988 No summary.
Main Event, The
1988 4 player wrestling action.
Makai Densetsu
1988 No summary.
Marchen Maze
メルヘンメイズ
1988 No summary.
Meikyu Jima
1988 developed by NANAO CORP. (?) manufactured by IREM (?) distributed by IREM (?) Genre: Puzzle Display: 384x256@55 Screen orientation: horizontal
Metal Hawk
メタルホーク
1988 No summary.
Midnight Resistance
ミッドナイトレジスタンス
1988 No summary.
Mirai Ninja
慶雲機忍外伝未来忍者
1988 No summary.
Mirai Ninja
慶雲機忍外伝未来忍者
1988 No summary.
Narc
1988 A game where you play a hero trying to arrest the dope dealers and to catch the big guy, named Mr. BIG.
New Assault
ニューアサルト
1988 No summary.
New Zealand Story
ニュージーランドストーリー
1988 No summary.
New Zealand Story 2, The
1988 No summary.
New Zealand Story Extra, The
1988 No summary.
Ninja Gaiden
忍者龍剣伝
1988 No summary.
Ninja Spirit
最後の忍道
1988 Ninja fighter.
Nyan Nyan Panic
ニャンニャンパニック
1988 No summary.
Oh! Pyepee
1988 No summary.
Ojanko High School
1988 No summary.
Ordyne
オーダイン
1988 A classic horizontal shooter with excellent graphics and sound.
P-47 Freedom Fighter
P-47
1988 No summary.
P-47: The Freedom Fighter
1988 This is the Japanese release of P-47: The Phantom Fighter.
P-47: The Phantom Fighter
1988 World version of P-47: The Freedom Fighter.
P.O.W. Prisoners of War
脱獄
1988 No summary.
Pac-Man '88
パックマン'88
1988 No summary.
Pac-Mania
1988 Gobble the dots.
Paddle Mania
パドルマニア
1988 No summary.
Passing Shot
パッシングショット
1988 No summary.
Pick-N-Play
1988 No summary.
Pinbot
ピンボット
1988 No summary.
Pocket Gal 2
ポケットギャル2
1988 pool game.
Pot Shot
1988 No summary.
POW
1988 No summary.
Power Drift
パワードリフト
1988 One player first-person sprite based driving game.
Power Surge
1988 No summary.
Purotenisuwa Rudoko To
1988 No summary.
Raiden
雷電
1988 A classic shoot 'em up.
Rainbow Island Extra
レインボーアイランド(エクストラ)
1988 No summary.
Rally Bike
ダッシュ野郎
1988 Over-the-head motorbike racing game
Ring no Ohja
1988 No summary.
Robocop
ロボコップ
1988 Side scrolling shoot 'em up movie tie-in, casting you as the murdered and resurrected supercop.
Rough Ranger
1988 No summary.
Round Up 5 - Delta Force
1988 No summary.
Run Deep
1988 No summary.
S Attacker
1988 No summary.
Sai Yu Gou Ma Roku
1988 No summary.
Scramble Spirits
スクランブルスピリッツ
1988 No summary.
Shadow Warriors
シャドーウォーリアー
1988 European version of Ninja Gaiden.
Showdown
1988 No summary.
Silk Worm
1988 No summary.
SilkWorm
シルクワーム
1988 No summary.
Skate or Die
1988 No summary.
Sky Soldiers
1988 One or two future pilots time warp through important historical air battles to prevent the evil organization Amondule from changing history.
Spinal Breakers
1988 No summary.
Splatter House
スプラッターハウス
1988 No summary.
Star Base Omega
1988 No summary.
Strike Zone Baseball
1988 No summary.
Sukeban Jansi Ryuko
1988 No summary.
Super Formula
1988 No summary.
Super Mario 3
スーパーマリオ3
1988 No summary.
Super Mario Bros. 3
1988 No summary.
Superman
1988 No summary.
Takeda Shingen
1988 No summary.
Tatsujin (Truxton)
1988 See Truxton.
Thunder Cross
サンダークロス
1988 Standard shooter: progress by levels, options and various weapon powerups.
Toobin'
ツービン
1988 Rubber tubin' down a water course..
Top Gun
トップガン
1988 No summary.
Top Shooter
トップシューター
1988 No summary.
TopLanding
トップランディング
1988 No summary.
Touchdown Fever II
1988 No summary.
Truxton
達人
1988 No summary.
Truxton (Tatsujin)
1988 One in a series of Toaplan space shoot'em-up games.
Tsukikage: The Legend of the White Wolf
1988 No summary.
Turbo Outrun
ターボアウトラン
1988 Checkpoint based driving game
Turtle Ship
1988 No summary.
Twin Eagle
ツインイーグル
1988 2 plyer simultaneous helicoptor shooter.
UFO Fighter Yoko
UFO戦士ようこちゃん
1988 No summary.
UFO Senshi Yohko Chan
1988 No summary.
UFO Warrior Youkochan
1988 No summary.
Urban Surfin'
1988 No summary.
V'Ball
バレーボール
1988 Beach bums - play volleyball tournament to win $2,500,000
Vigilante
ビジランテ
1988 No summary.
Vindicators
ビンジケーターズ
1988 tank game - overhead view
Vindicators Part II
1988 tank game - overhead view
Viper
バイパー
1988 No summary.
Vs. Castlevania
1988 No summary.
Vs. Freedom Force
フリーダムフォース
1988 No summary.
Vs. Gradius
グラディウス
1988 No summary.
Vs. Ice Climber
1988 No summary.
Vs. Platoon
1988 No summary.
Vs. Sky Kid
スカイキッド
1988 No summary.
Vs. The Goonies
1988 No summary.
Vs. Top Gun
トップガン
1988 No summary.
Vulcan Venture
1988 No summary.
WhoDunit
1988 Shoot at things with a gun and "solve" a murder mystery, of sorts.
Winning Run
ウィニングラン
1988 No summary.
Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair
ワンダーボーイ3モンスターレア
1988 No summary.
World Court
ワールドコート
1988 No summary.
World Stadium
ワールドスタジアム
1988 No summary.