1985 games

’99: The Last War Overview

Stave off an invasion from the evil Aquila Empire in this sci-fi shooter from Proma. To save Earth, you must maneuver a ground vehicle back and forth across static backgrounds while shooting at zigzagging aliens appearing overhead in various patterns. This Galaga and Centipede-inspired shooter features a shield button in

Alpha Mission

Alpha Mission (ASO: Armored Scrum Object in Japan) is a vertical scrolling shooter arcade game created by SNK in 1985. It was later ported to the NES/Famicom in 1986. The game spawned a more successful sequel in 1991, Alpha Mission II for the Neo-Geo arcade and console platform.