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MORTAL KOMBAT

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Mortal Kombat was released on October 8, 1992 by Midway who also developed the game.Mortal Kombat is a 2D combat simulator. Midway sold about 24,000 machines. The development of the first game was originally based on an idea that Ed Boon and John Tobias had of making a video game starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, but as …

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STREET FIGHTER II

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Street Fighter II was released on June 10 1992 by Capcom who also developed the game. Street Fighter II is a 2 player fighing simulator. Street Fighter II takes over from the 1997 version of Street Fighter.  Unlike the original game, Street Fighter II was very successful. Over 200,000 machines were sold. Gameplay is similar but the game …

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TERMINATOR 2: JUDGEMENT DAY

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Terminator 2: Judgement Day was released on October 31, 1991 by Miday who also developed the game. Terminator 2: Judgement Day is a fixed gun first person shooter. The machine has a pair of guns to support two players. The first four stages the player fights terminators that approach from the distance. The last 3 stages …

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RAMPART

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Rampart was released on 1990 by Atari who also developed the game. Rampart is a medieval themed tower defence game. The game uses 3 trackballs for supporting up to 3 players. The game uses cutscenes which help to build the game’s story. The game is simple yet not repetitive so its much more enjoyable. The single-player …

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STREET FIGHTER

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Street Fighter was released on August 30, 1987 by Capcom who also developed the game. Street Fighter is a player vs player fight game. Street Fighter was designed for player v player with 2 sets of controllers on the console panel. The game has one 8-position joystick and two rows of three buttons for each player. …

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GAUNTLET

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Gauntlet was released on October 1985 by Atari who also developed the game. Gauntlet  is a hack and slash action game. Atari game designer Ed Logg designed the game. Gauntlet is one of the first multi-player dungeon crawl arcade games. The game offered a TMS5220C speech chip that was encoded by Earl Vickers. The game is wider than …

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1942

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1942 was released on December 1984 by Capcom. 1942 is a shoot-em-up action game. 1942 was designed by Yoshiki Okamoto. The player has to shoot down enemy planes; to avoid enemy fire, the player can perform a roll or vertical loop. During the game the player may collect a series of power-ups, one of them allowing …

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TETRIS

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Tetris was released on June 6, 1984 by Alexy Pajitnof. Tetris is a puzzle game. Gameplay is simple, there is a portrait oriented game board and pieces fall from above. The player can rotate the pieces to complete a row which is then removed. The pic shows the 5 different pieces used in the game. …

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MARIO BROS.

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Mario Bros. was released on July 18, 1983 by Nintendo who also developed the game. Mario Bros. Mario Bros. is a side-scroller platform game. Mario and Luigi, having to investigate the sewers of New York after strange creatures have been appearing down there. The goal is to defeat all the enemies on the level. The brothers can …

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STAR WARS

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Star Wars was released circa May 1983 by Atari who also developed the game. Star Wars is  a first person space combat game. Naturally the player takes on the role of Luke Skywalker. In each level he does not have to destroy ever Empire fighter but only has to survive. The player’s ultimate goal is to …

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