...at home 1988 2 Buttons 4 quarters (4 stars) Available In Our Store Bandai D-Pad home video games only Namco NES Shooting At Enemies Vertical Scrolling X


The Game: As the commander of a sleek Solvalou fighter, you’re deep into enemy territory, shooting their disc-shaped fighters out of the sky, bombing ground installations and artillery nests, bombing tanks, and trying to destroy the mothership. As you progress further behind enemy lines, heavier aircraft and more versatile and deadly ground-based defenses become the …

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1991 2 Buttons 3 quarters (3 stars) Action Strategy Collecting Objects D-Pad E Game Boy (original) Handheld / Portable Games home video games only Jumping Shooting At Enemies Taito Vertical Scrolling

Elevator Action

The Game: As a daring spy, you break into a top secret enemy facility, trying to grab vital secrets and evade or kill as many enemy agents as you can. Your only means of getting from floor to floor through most of the game is via the elevator – which gives you an advantage and …

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...at home 1997 4 quarters (4 stars) Available In Our Store Game Systems home video games only Joystick More Than 2 Buttons Namco Playstation Retro Remakes Shooting At Enemies Vertical Scrolling X

Xevious 3D/G+

The Game: Evil aliens are taking over the world and building heavily-fortified installations on land and undersea! Our last defense against them? You – and your well-armed Solvalou Fighter. You can repel air attacks with your lasers, and take out ground bases, missile launchers and tanks with your bombs. (Fortunately, you never run out of …

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...at home 2000 4 quarters (4 stars) Action Strategy Available In Our Store Collecting Objects D-Pad Game Systems Isometric View L Lego Media More Than 2 Buttons Playstation Real Time Strategy Side-Scrolling Vertical Scrolling

Lego Rock Raiders

The Game: The Rock Raiders are zipping through space, looking for another planet to explore, when a gigantic wormhole opens up and whisks them into the next galaxy. Before you can say “Mister Paris, engage!,” Chief and his crew are already scouting out new worlds to mine. One planet seems like a particularly promising candidate, …

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...at home 2002 3 quarters (3 stars) Bandai D-Pad G Game Systems Japanese Import More Than 2 Buttons Playstation Shooting At Enemies Slide & Shoot (i.e. Space Invaders) Vertical Scrolling

Gatchaman: The Shooting

The Game: The five who act as one – well, minus one character who doesn’t appear in the game – get their marching order from Dr. Nambu – get out there, infiltrate enemy bases, defeat enemy mecha, and kick as much ass as is deemed necessary. In practice, the game is exceedingly simple – advance …

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2005 4 quarters (4 stars) Available In Our Store C Capcom Fighting Game Systems Joystick Jumping Maze More Than 2 Buttons Playstation 2 Retro Compilations Shooting At Enemies Side-Scrolling Vertical Scrolling

Capcom Classics Collection

The Game: Relive the golden years of arcades through the latest retro compilation disc, Capcom Classics Collection. CCC contains 22 classic arcade games along with tons of unlockable artwork, music and more. (Capcom, 2005, for Sony Playstation 2) Memories: It is impossible to deny the impact retrogaming has had on the gaming industry. Those of …

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2 quarters (2 stars) 2005 Available In Our Store Fighting Football Game Systems Joystick Jumping More Than 2 Buttons Retro Compilations Shooting At Enemies Side-Scrolling Slide & Shoot (i.e. Space Invaders) Soccer Sports T Tehkan / Tecmo Vertical Scrolling Video Pinball Xbox

Tecmo Classic Arcade

The Game: Turn your Xbox into a virtual 80’s arcade with Tecmo Classic Arcade, the newest retro compilation disc to hit home consoles. (Tecmo, 2005, for Xbox) Memories: Someone has definitely not been saving the best for last. Tecmo Classic Arcade follows a long line of classic arcade compilations which have been released this summer, …

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...at home 1 Button 2006 5 quarters (5 stars) Atari 2600 VCS AtariAge.com C Homebrews Joystick Shooting At Enemies Vertical Scrolling

Conquest Of Mars

The Game: The enemy in an interplanetary war has gone underground, and you’re piloting the ship that’s taking the fight to him. But he hasn’t just hidden away in a hole; he’s hidden away in a very well-defended hole. As if it wasn’t already going to be enough of a tight squeeze navigating subterranean caverns …

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1 Button 2008 5 quarters (5 stars) Atari 2600 VCS AtariAge.com Game Systems Homebrews Joystick L Shooting At Enemies Slide & Shoot (i.e. Space Invaders) Special Vertical Scrolling

Lead (Atari 2600)

The Game: Players pilot a ship barrelling relentlessly down an enclosed tunnel. Turning around simply isn’t an option, and through various stages the player has to blast away at everything in sight, avoid everything in sight, and catch objects without blasting them. This all probably sounds easy, but the tunnels are rather twisty, and the …

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