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The most popular coin-op conversion games

Arcades were extremely popular in the 80s and the 90s. Before poker machines and things like that, people used to go to pubs or arcades to play video games called coin ops (coin operated machines). Almost all of them were converted to consoles or home computers.

Most popular coin-op conversion games

Virtua Cop 2
shooterWindows XP/98/95
Crazy Taxi
racingWindows XP/98/95
  • frogger-2
    DOS19834.1/5 Konami
  • gauntlet-1-02
    DOS19864.1/5 Mindscape
  • actionfighter-1
    DOS19893.9/5 Sega
  • joe-mac-ninja-03
    DOS19914.5/5 Data East
  • alteredbeast-1
    DOS19904.1/5 Sega
  • galaxian-2
    DOS19834/5 Namco
  • double-dragon-3-02
    DOS19924.3/5 East Technology Corp.
  • double-dragon-2-03
    DOS19884.1/5 Technos Japan
  • spaceace-1
    DOS19894.1/5 ReadySoft
  • champkong-1
    DOS1996remake4/5 ChamProgramming corp.
  • hard-drivin-06
    DOS19903.7/5 Atari
  • paperboy-4
    DOS19884.1/5 Atari

    Paperboy was one of (if not THE) arcade hit of 1985. It was developed by Atari for the arcades and later published by Mindscape for DOS in 1988. More conversion were made for quite a few other platforms. Paperboy gameplay is peculiar: you control a boy riding a bicycle and your goal is to deliver as many newspapers as you can to a number of ho...

  • afterburner-1
    DOS19893.6/5 Sega

    After Burner is an abandoned DOS combat flight simulation game with elements of rail shooters, with similarities to earlier Sega titles like Space Harrier. After Burner was designed by Yu Suzuki and developed by Sega as a coin-op and then converted to various home computers and consoles in 1989.

  • gauntlet2-1
    DOS19894.1/5 Atari
  • xmen-children-atom-02
    DOS1997demo3.8/5 Capcom

    X-Men: Children of the Atom is an abandoned fighting action game developed by Capcom and released by Acclaim Entertainment in 1997 for DOS and it's a conversion from the arcade version. X-Men: Children of the Atom was also published for consoles: Sega Saturn and PlayStation. As the title suggests, it's based on the Marvel comics characters known as...

  • dragons-lair-1-1
    DOS1989protected3.7/5 Sullivan Bluth Interactive Media
  • blockout-3
    DOSMac19894.1/5 P. Z. Karen Co. Development Group
  • cabal-02
    DOS19894.1/5 TAD Corporation

    Cabal is an abandoned arcade conversion of a popular shooter game set in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War. Cabal was developed by TAD Corporation and released by Capcom in 1989 for DOS.

  • zaxxon-1
    DOS19843.8/5 Sega

    Zaxxon is a classic arcade video game that was first released by Sega in 1982 for the arcades and later for a number of platforms. It is considered one of the pioneering titles in the shoot 'em up or scrolling shooter genre. Zaxxon was notable for its use of isometric graphics, which gave the game a unique 3D perspective.

  • qbert-06
    DOS19843.9/5 Parker Brothers
  • exterminator-1
    DOS19903.5/5 The Assembly Line
  • yie-ar-kung-fu-04
    DOS19853.9/5 Konami
  • blasteroids-1
    DOS19893.8/5 Atari
  • aaargh-1
    DOS19883.3/5 Binary Design
  • buck-planet-zoom-01
    DOS19843.5/5 Sega
  • burger-time-01
    DOS19823.8/5 Data East
  • typing-of-the-dead-02
    Windows XP/98/9519994/5 Smilebit

    The Typing of the Dead is a unique video game that is essentially a typing version of the classic rail shooter arcade game The House of the Dead. It was first released in 1999 as an arcade machine and later for other platforms.In The Typing of the Dead, players use a keyboard to eliminate oncoming waves of zombies and other creatures by typing word...

  • tapper-02
  • race-drivin-03
    DOS19924.3/5 Atari
  • bladesofsteel-1
    DOS19904.1/5 Konami