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Pac-Man
パックマン
1980 Gobble the dots, avoid the ghosts
Libble Rabble
リブルラブル
1983 An obscure Namco release, Libble Rabble was designed by Toru Iwatani after his huge success with Pac-Man. Although it was not particularly popular, Iwatani claimed that it was his own personal favorite of the games he designed.
Chase H.Q. 2
1990 police chasing baddies and running them off the road. Just like C-HQ1 except you had a man jump out of the sun roof and fired a machine gun when you pressed a button.
Turpin
ターピン
1981 Maze collection game (Pac-man style) based around collecting items(turtle eggs) hidden in Question Mark '?' boxes around the screen and returning them home. A.K.A. "Turtles."
Eightman
エイトマン
1991 Fast paced platform game where you assume the role of a superhero, 8 Man, and take down the villians.
Shinobi
1987 You play a ninja on a one man mission out to destroy a evil force and save kidnapped hostages.
Qix
クイックス
1981 Qix (pronounced "kicks") is a simple and elegant game in which you claim territory by drawing boxes to fill a rectangular space. You must avoid the Qix – sticklike objects that float and bounce through your space in unpredictable patterns. You can rack up more points for creating boxes more slowly, and besides the Qix, you must be careful of Sparx and Fuses which appear if your marker stops while you are drawing.
Glob, The
1983 Retrofit kit for Pac-man, made by Epos Corporation.
Crystal Castles
クリスタルキャッスル
1983 The Brothers Grimm go 3-d. Pac-man style game in which you move Bentley Bear through a series of dazzling 3-d landscapes, collecting gems and avoiding balls, trees, and other bad guys.
Spiderman
1991 Guide Spider-Man, Black-Cat, Hawkeye and/or Sub-Mariner as they punch and kick their way through four chapters worth of Dr. Doom's villains.
Baby Pac-Man
ベビーパックマン
1983 Gobble the dots like Pac-Man, integrated with a pinball playfield where you must earn energizers, advance fruits, and earn extra Baby Pacs.
Paint Roller
1981 Paint the paths of the maze in this Pac-Man clone. Same as "Make Trax" and "Crush Roller."
Puck-Man
パックマン
1980 The classic maze game. American version called "Pac-Man."
Elevator Action
エレベーターアクション
1984 Your mission as Secret Agent 17(code name "Otto") is to find the secret documents behind red doors and then escape in your getaway car. As you travel by elevator and stairs, avoid enemies or immobilize them by force if necessary.
Pulsar
パルサー
1981 You drive through a maze while strange opponents fire at you. You must vanquish opponents before you move to the next maze. Watch for the maze to change, because as some walls disappear others materialize.
Mouse Trap
マウストラップ
1981 A somewhat-inventive Pac-Man clone
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.
Steel Gunner 2
スティールガンナー2
1991 As part of of a male/female police force you must follow and destroy aliens to save the city.
Make Trax
メイクトラックス
1983 Maze game, similar to Pac-Man, but instead of eating dots, you had to paint the street.
Lady Bug
レディバグ
1981 Pac-Man clone with swinging doors. Your character is a lady bug.
Crime City
クライムシティー
1989 Classic-style walk-and-shoot, similar to E-Swat and Shinobi. Assume the role of two cops and go out stopping bank robberies, saving the kidnapped, and all that other good stuff cops do.
Trog
1990 Trog is a 1 to 4 player Pacman style game. Each player controls a dinosaur who must move around the island collecting their colored eggs and then making it back home first. There are 51 different levels.
Legionnaire
1992 A run through the city and beat up all the bad giys game in the same vein as games like Final Fight. Judy has been kidnapped by the crime syndicate and Frank, Chris, and Alfred must save her.
Pleiads
1981 The same play style as Phoenix. Move your ship left and right, and destroy the enemy characters. Several different waves, with the major difference from Phoenix being a wave where you have to land the ship.
Dancing Eyes
ダンシングアイ
1996 3D Pac-Man like game, with an Anime twist.
Nibbler
ニブラー
1982 Guide a worm around a maze eating gems.
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.
Super Pac-Man
スーパーパックマン
1982 Gobble fruits and goodies - another Pac-Man sequel
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.
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.
Street Fighter Zero 2 Alpha
ストリートファイターZero2α
1996 This is a Japanese only release after Street Fighter Alpha 2 to please the Japanese pundits with the addition of Evil Ryu and other new modes of play.
Pac & Pal
パック&パル
1983 Another in the series of Pac-Man titles.
Turtles
タートルズ
1989 Teenage Mutant ninja Turtles beat 'em up to save April the unlucky news reporter who will insist on being kidnapped by Shredder and the foot clan.
Professor Pac-Man
1983 Trivia game with Pac-Man branding.
Caveman
1981 A full-sized pinball machine with a color monitor taking up the top center of the playfield. This predates Baby Pacman by about a year.
Bonanza Bros.
1990 One or two bank robbers move up and down floors collecting treasures and avoiding the cops.
Marvel Vs. Capcom
1997 The 5th game by Capcom to utilize their insanely popular Xmen fighting game engine. Players select 2 characters out of a possible 15 (plus 5 hidden) and battle it out.
Three Stooges
1984 Moe, Larry and Curly make their way from the silver screen to the video screen.
Altered Beast
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.
Do! Run Run
1989 Continuing the Mr. Do! Series, Do! Run Run is the final incarnation of Mr. Do! and his bout with the baddies and letter-munchies. Played on a multi-level playfield.
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..
Cobra Command
サンダーストーム
1984 Standard scrolling shooter. Fly your helicopter and wipe out round after round of bad guys while picking up powerups.
Bank Panic
バンクパニック
1985 Shoot bad guys behind the doors, don't shoot the good guys. Try to collect stolen money back.
Eggs
1983 Free your chicks contained in Eggs while avoiding the Bad Guys.
Scrambled Egg
1983 Free your chicks contained in Eggs while avoiding the Bad Guys.
New Zealand Story, The
1990 Basic horizontal platform game - help a little kiwi save his friends from an evil walrus who intends to have them for dinner.
Mr. Do!'s Wild Ride
ミスタードゥワイルドライド
1984 Oh my god, it's Mr. Do!'s WildRide. Great sequel. Ride the rails (of a rollercoaster) as Mr. Do, avoiding speeding cars by climbing ladders. Spell out the word EXTRA to receive another Mr. Do.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
T.M.N.T
1990 Play as one of the famous foursome and eliminate the baddies on your quest to save the girl and the day.
Tron
トロン
1982 Tron is trapped inside a computer and forced to play games. Tron must destroy the evil MCP (Master Control Program). Based on the movie.
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.
WWF Wrestlefest
WWFレッスルフェスト
1991 Wrestling, not that it's a sport really, just acting. WWF WrestleFest is a wrestling game that is a follow-up to WWF Superstars. One to four players can play in a Tag Team Challenge or the Battle Royal.
Quiz and Dragons
クイズ&ドラゴンズ
1992 A Capcom Quiz/Trivia game based on the atmosphere of their "King of Dragons" and "Dungeons and Dragons" games.
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.
Ninja Taro
1992 As a ninja in ancient Japan, you are on a mission to find out if rumors are true about an evil emperor.
Smash TV
1990 In the "distant" future of 1999, you are a contestant on the most violent game show of all – Smash TV. On this game show anything goes, as you attempt to collect prizes, cash, and keys by fighting off a host of enemies with your array of weapons. In some versions, if you collect enough keys, you are rewarded with a trip to the Pleasure Dome.
Heiankyo Alien
1979 Move a character around a maze and try to trap aliens in bubbles.
King of Fighters '95
1995 Sequel to The King of Fighters 94. This game once again uses characters from SNK's other fighters but this time you can edit you teams to your liking.
Pirranha
1981 A bootleg game on Pac-Man hardware.
Bucky O'Hare
バッキーオハラのスチャラカ空中戦
1992 Bucky's mission is to destroy each planet boss and rescue his crews and infiltrate into the Toad's spaceship and stop their ambition of universe domination.
Joust
ジャウスト
1982 Who would have thought a game with knights fighting on ostriches and storks could become such a classic? Many people attribute the enormous success of Joust to the fact that it could be played either competitively or collaboratively, making it almost two games in one.
Raiden Fighters II: Operation Hell Dive
1997 One of the best vertical scrolling shooters yet. Great music, spectacular sound effects, and tons of multi-layer parallax, bright, vivid colors, and huge detailed bosses make this game a keeper.
Sports Match
1989 Similar to Mah-jongg but with sports-themed tiles and a twist in the rules of play.
Gal's Panic
ギャルズ・パニック
1993 A simple Qix-like game (you draw areas that once completed fill the playfield locking the monsters away) with a cute girl appearing on the background after each level.
Paddle Ball
パドルボール
1973 This game, like virtually every other video game from the early 70s, is a black and white Pong clone.
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.
Crazy Kong
クレイジーコング
1981 A Donkey Kong clone (not a bootleg) made by Falcon.
Escape from the Planet of the Robot Monsters
1989 Traverse a series of maze like rooms rescuing hostages and destroying equipment.
Black Widow
1981 Rare Taito game. Not to be confused with Atari's Black Widow, which came out in 1982.
Rockman 2 - The Power Fighters
ロックマン2
1996 One or two players fight their way through one of three scenarios.
Challenger
チャレンジャー
1981 Split and destroy "space bubbles" and enemy ships. Ship fires in three directions, and can "Warp" to the top or bottom of the screen. Dock with the Bonus Bug for bonus points.
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.
Moon Base
1979 Drive a car around a maze and eat the dots. Avoid crashing with the other car.