Action Games


Arcade games were released in a huge variety. Sometimes two genres were combined in one arcade game. Many arcade games went on to release sequels because of the huge demand and popularity they generated. Vectorman is one such arcade game. Vectorman™ is a series of “run and gun” platform arcade games. The first part was [...]

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Anyone who has played arcade games would agree with the fact that these games provided the basic idea for all the games that are being produced nowadays. Platform games, wrestling games, vector graphic games, action games, sports games, shooting games—they had them all. Vanguard™ is a 1981 arcade video game. The game is known as [...]

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Platform games are the easiest video games out there. They are also very popular; almost all the arcade platform games have turned out to be highly successful. These include games such as Pac-Man™, Sonic the Hedgehog™, and who could forget the cult classic Tumblepop™? Tumblepop™ is a platform arcade game released in 1991. The storyline [...]

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Toejam and Earl
ToeJam and Earl™

Arcade games were successful in setting up a foundation for video games in the future. These games were simple and easy but they developed the basic idea and gameplay of the games we play today. These games were released in a variety of genres; sometimes two or more genres were combined in one game. ToeJam [...]

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The Super Spy
The Super Spy™

“First-person shooter” (FPS) is a video game genre that centers the gameplay on gun and projectile weapon-based combat through first-person perspective; i.e., the player experiences the action through the eyes of a protagonist. These games are very exciting and challenging to play. Many arcade games producers based their games on this genre. The Super Spy™ [...]

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Sword of Vermillion
Sword of Vermillion™

Role-playing video games (RPG) are video games in which the player controls a small number of game characters, usually called a party, and achieves victory by completing a series of quests and reaching the conclusion of a central storyline. RPG was a popular genre in arcade video games. Sword of Vermilion™ is a console role-playing [...]

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Super Thunder Blade
Super Thunder Blade™

Shooter games are a sub-genre of action games, which often test the player’s speed and reaction time. As the name suggests, the purpose of a shooter game is to “shoot” opponents and proceed through missions without the player / character dying. Many arcade games were developed in this genre. Super Thunder Blade™ is a shooter [...]

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Sonic the Hedgehog
Sonic the Hedgehog™

Who doesn’t know about Sega’s blue colored hero, Sonic the Hedgehog? Sonic the Hedgehog revolutionized the video gaming industry. It is one of the all-time best selling video game series released by Sega. The series began in 1991 with the release of the arcade game Sonic the Hedgehog. Sonic the Hedgehog™ is a 1991 platform [...]

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Sky Kid™

Colorful animations and delightful graphics were a poplar characteristic of successful arcade games. Many games were successful due to their creative displays. Creative animations attracted players towards the game and made the game more addictive and enjoyable to play. Sky Kid™ is a horizontal-scrolling, shooter arcade game released in 1985. The gameplay of the game [...]

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Shinobi 3 Return of the Ninja Master
Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master™

Innumerable arcade games were released in the 80s. Many of them turned out to be huge successes. That is why many sequels were released to various games. These sequels provided the players with better gameplay than their previous versions. “Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master™” is an action arcade video game released in 1993. [...]

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