Air Duel is a vertically scrolling shoot ’em up arcade game released by Irem in 1990.
Air combat games are typically hit or miss, but 1941 falls somewhere in the middle. It’s not horrible, but it’s not exactly groundbreaking either. 1941 is your basic mindless shoot-’em-up. As the pilot of a World War II biplane, it’s your job to shoot down Axis planes and sink Axis ships. All of this is […]
Excitebike is a motocross racing video game franchise made by Nintendo.
A forerunner of such violent games as the Grand Theft Auto series, Road Rash is a rousingly good combat racing motorcycle game that encourages players to punch, kick, and club their opponents off the twisting, turning tracks. Paced admirably by a hard driving soundtrack, the game strikes a nice balance between hitting and racing, and […]
Also Available On Platform Publisher Developer Year Commodore 64/128 1989 TurboGrafx-16 NEC Technologies, Inc. Namco Ltd. 1989 Wii Namco Bandai Games America, Inc. NEC Corporation 2007
One of the best multi-genre titles ever created, Tron is based on the 1982 Walt Disney film. The action is divided into four screens: Light Cycles, a Surround-influenced motorcycle contest in which players try to cut off or box in up to three enemy cyclists; MCP Cone: a Breakout-influenced game in which Tron must shoot […]
Engage enemies in the sky and on the ground in Namco’s vertical-scrolling shooter, Xevious. Your goal is to pilot a fighter ship named Solvalou to save Earth from an alien threat in control of 16 repeating areas. The eight-way joystick is used to guide your vessel and alter its speed, while individual “blaster” and “zapper” […]
Marble Madness is a highly original game in which players use a trackball to maneuver a marble through a series of sloping, maze-like courses, trying to reach the end of each course within a given time limit. While steering the marble along narrow pathways, twisting turns and steep ramps, players must be careful of hazardous […]