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Arcade classics: the best coin-ops conversions sorted by release date

Back in the day, when going to the "arcades" was a thing, a quite a few exceptional games made video game history. Titles like Pac-Man, Space Invaders, Donkey Kong and later games like Bubble Bobble, Street Fighter 2, Dragon's Lair are known both to video game fans and people who never touched a joystick in their lives. These games often spawned licensed conversions, sequels, fan-games and clones.
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OutRun

DOS19894.2/5 Sega
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Qix

DOS19894.1/5 Taito
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R-Type

DOS19894/5 Irem Software Engineering
R-Type is a horizontally scrolling shoot 'em up developed and published by Irem in 1987. The game quickly gained popularity for its challenging gameplay and impressive graphics at the time. R-Type is known for its tough and memorable enemy designs, as well as challenging boss battles. The game features various power-ups that enhance the player...
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Joust VGA

DOS1990remake4.4/5
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Mario Bros VGA

DOS1990remake3.8/5
Mario Bros VGA is a fan made remake of the original Mario Bros by Nintendo, the game that popularized the character of Mario, the Italian plumber that first appeared in Donkey Kong. Mario Bros VGA is a fixed-screen platform arcade game that truly shines when played in co-op with a friend.
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Ninja Gaiden

DOS19903.6/5 Tecmo
Ninja Gaiden, released in 1988 for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) and later to other platforms, is a side-scrolling action-platformer developed by Tecmo. It follows the story of Ryu Hayabusa, a skilled ninja on a quest for vengeance and justice.In the game, players control Ryu as he battles through six acts, each divided into several stage...
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Golden Axe

DOS19914.2/5 Sega
Golden Axe is a classic arcade game developed by Sega and released in 1989. It's a side-scrolling beat 'em up game set in a fantasy world where players choose one of three characters: a barbarian, a dwarf, or an amazon, each with their own strengths and abilities.The game follows the quest of these heroes to rescue the King and Princess of Yuria fr...
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Taito's Super Space Invaders

DOS19914.2/5 Taito
Super Space Invaders is a video game developed and published by Taito Corporation, released in 1991. It's a sequel to the classic arcade game Space Invaders, which was originally released in 1978 and is one of the most iconic video games of all time.In Super Space Invaders, the core gameplay mechanics remain similar to the original Space Invaders, ...
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Bomberman

DOS19924.1/5 Hudson soft
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Street Fighter 2

DOS19924.3/5 Capcom
Street Fighter II is a classic arcade fighting game developed and published by Capcom. It was first released in 1991 as a sequel to the original Street Fighter. Street Fighter II is widely regarded as one of the most influential and iconic video games of all time, credited with popularizing the fighting game genre and shaping the arcade scene of th...
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CHAMP Centipede

DOS1993remake3.7/5 ChamProgramming corp.
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Mortal Kombat

DOS1993protected4.3/5 Midway Manufacturing Company
Mortal Kombat is one of the most popular 1 on 1 fighting games. No wonder it spawned many sequels. You can play as one of the seven digitized characters and must fight everyone else to the top. One of the distinctive features of Mortal Kombat is the fatality: a special move to finish off the adversary.
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CHAMP Ms. Pac-man

DOS1994remake3.9/5 ChamProgramming corp.
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Space Invaders

DOS1995remake4.1/5
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CHAMP Kong

DOS1996remake4/5 ChamProgramming corp.
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Konami's Ping Pong

DOS19964.2/5 Konami
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Bust-A-Move

DOS1997freeware4/5 Taito
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CHAMP Asteroids

DOS1997remake3.9/5 ChamProgramming corp.
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Wizard of Wor 98

DOS1998remake3.8/5
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Ghosts 'n Goblins remake

Windows2004freewareremake4.1/5