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=> Power Instinct
1993 No summary.
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..
Cabal
カベール
1989 Third person (behind player). Use a trackball to control a soldier and his aiming crosshair, and conduct attacks on various enemies. This game has quite a few "pseudo-hidden" power-ups and suprises.
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.
BlaZeon
1992 R-Type-ish shooter where your ship can fire a projectile that freezes enemy vehiicles and take their form and power. Innovative idea.
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.
Esprade
エスプレイド
1998 Sharp looking shooter in which your ship can equip itself with a large arsenal of power pick-ups and bolt-on weaponry.
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.
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!
Xexex
ゼクセクス
1991 Xexex is one of the best shooters out there with really innovative power ups (the arms are cool) and engrossing action.
SD Gundam Neo Battling
0 Gundam and friends star in this shooter with a myriad of power-ups, mini-robot enemies and very smooth control and action.
STUN Runner
1989 Race along tunnels grabbing power boosts, stars and shockwaves while shooting all the bad guys.
Tri-Sports
1989 Power Strike (bowling), Pool shark (billiards), and Mini-golf Deluxe all in one cabinet
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.
Gun Force
ガンフォース
1991 Side scrolling platform game like Metal Slug with lots of power ups.
Nemesis
グラディウス
1985 Space - fly over strange worlds and get power-ups - A.K.A. Gradius.
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.
Final Starforce
ファイナルスターフォース
1992 Pilot your spaceship, shooting enemy spacecraft and ground targets. Grab the pulsator capsules for extra fire power.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Metal Slug X
メタルスラッグX
1999 The third in the Metal Slug series of extreme 2D animated, side-scrolling shooters.
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.
Freedom Fighter
1986 Help free the world from robot tyrany! Grab your laser and shoot anything mechanical.
Canyon Bomber
キャニオンボンバー
1977 A very simple, classic game. Use a button to drop bombs into a canyon of numbered blocks. Your ship changes between a blimp and a biplane.
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.
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.
Three Wonders
スリーワンダー
1991 Three different games from varying genres. Midnight Wanderers is a side-scrolling platform game, Chariot is a side-scrolling shooter, and Don't Pull is a maze/block game. All have very colorful graphics.
Ataxx
アタックス
1990 A variation on the Othello boardgame. You control either the blue or red blobs (pieces). You can either jump over one space, or "multiply" to an adjacent space. Then, all blobs in adjacent spaces change to your color.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Block Out
ブロックアウト
1989 A Tetris-type game of arranging falling "bricks", except it's 3D and you're looking top-down into the grid that is being filled.
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.
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.
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).
X-Multiply
Xマルチプライ
1989 Strange IREM shoot-em-up with arms! And we don't mean weapons, we mean actual ARMS.
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.
After Burner
アフターバーナー
1987 Fly through Multiple Levels destroying Enemy Aircraft and Motherships.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Print Club 2
1997 A classic photo booth that can be reconfigured to print stickers. Has two verified styles of printers and can print one, four or sixteen pictures to a page in beautiful photo-quality images. Has overlays that are applied to the frame of the image.
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.
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.
Shinobi
1987 You play a ninja on a one man mission out to destroy a evil force and save kidnapped hostages.
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.
Block Hole
1989 A puzzle game where a spaceship tries to shoot blocks by shooting the top of each block until they match. The game ends when the blocks reach the bottom.
Rockman 2 - The Power Fighters
ロックマン2
1996 One or two players fight their way through one of three scenarios.
Thayer's Quest
1984 Search for the Ancient Five Relics to stop the Evil Wizard who wants to take over the land.
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.
Stakes Winner 2
1996 Pick your horse and race through both the US and European race circuits in this Neo Geo .
M.A.C.H. 3
1983 Flying - Destroy ground and air targets. Has a fighter game and a bomber game. AKA Mach 3, M.A.C.H. III
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.
Survival Arts
1993 Fight, fight, fight, fight, fight.
Wolf Fang
0 You're the mech in this side scrolling platformer which its you against a host of enemy soldiers, bosses and harsh terrain.
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).
Karnov's Revenge (Fighters History Dynamite)
0 horizontal shooter - pick up and use special tools - each level reveals a piece of a map
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.
Cyber Lip
サイバーリップ
1990 SNK's answer to Contra. Not a bad game, but the later released Metal Slug blew it away.
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.
Galaxy Force II
ギャラクシーフォースII
1989 Space shooter consisting of a large, black chair that swivels and banks as you play.
Mortal Kombat 2
モータルコンバット2
1994 Considered the Best of Midway's Mortal Kombat Series, this is your basic vs. type fighting game. Game players fight each other or the computer.
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.
Metro Cross
1985 You control a runner in a series of timed races. You must run to the end of the hall before time runs out.
Super Locomotive
スーパーロコモティブ
1982 Super Locomotive is a split screen scrolling game. The aim is to reach the end of each section without being run into by the opposition and without running red lights.
Mortal Kombat
モータルコンバット
1992 Gore-fest head to head fighting. Seven awesome warriors go head to defeat the evil Shang Sung to win back control over the earth and restore peace.
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.
Asterix & Obelix
1992 A 2 player fighting game like Final Fight, the 2 characters you can choose are Asterix and Obelix.
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.
Thunder Cross
サンダークロス
1988 Standard shooter: progress by levels, options and various weapon powerups.
Thunder Cross 2
サンダークロス2
1991 Standard shooter: progress by levels, options and various weapon powerups
Vulgus
バルガス
1984 Shoot-em up with a spaceship against waves of grouped enemies, no powerups but shoot+torpedo-like bullet as alternate
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.
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.
Metal Slug 3
2000 All-out shooting, side-scrolling game with fantastic 2D graphics.
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.
Time Traveler
タイムトラベラー
1991 You are a cowboy who goes through time to destroy the Evil Scientist and Rescue the Princess to save the Universe.
Asteroid
アステロイド
1973 1 or 2 player game. Joystick for each player moved a space ship up or down.
Killer Instinct 2
1996 Ten fighters duke it out in one-on-one battles, in order to reach the boss, Gargos, and win the Ultratech Tournament.
Megaman: The Power Battle
1994 A decent platformer to look at and has excellent novelty and collectable value but isn't the most fun to play.
Rip Off
リップオフ
1979 A cooperative two-player game in which you and your teammate try to protect fuel pods from the enemy tanks.
BOTTS (Battle of the Solar System)
1992 2-pc cabinet w/seat - mechanized warrior action