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The best 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
Street Fighter 2
actionDOS
Crazy Taxi
racingWindows XP/98/95
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Darius Gaiden

Windows XP/98/9519984.4/5 Taito
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Joe and Mac Cavemen Ninja

DOS19914.4/5 Data East
Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja is a side-scrolling platformer video game developed and released by Data East in 1991. Known as "Joe & Mac" in North America and "Caveman Ninja" in other regions, the game gained popularity for its humorous take on prehistoric themes, cooperative gameplay, and challenging levels.The game is set in a colorful and car...
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Joust VGA

DOS1990remake4.4/5
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Race Drivin'

DOS19924.4/5 Atari
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Street Fighter 2

DOS19924.3/5 Capcom
Street Fighter 2 is one of the most popular fighting game ever released in the 90s. Street Fighter 2 was designed by Akira Nishitani and Akira Yasuda, developed and published by Capcom in 1991 for the arcades and then converted for many platforms from Spectrum ZX to DOS (in 1992).
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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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Bomb Jack

DOS19844.3/5 Tecmo
Bomb Jack is a classic arcade platform game developed and published by Tecmo in 1984. The goal of the game is to collect bombs while avoiding enemies; the whole game takes place in a fixed screen. Bomb Jack for DOS is a conversion from the arcade original version. The arcade and the conversions were a huge commercial success.
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Super Street Fighter 2

DOS19964.3/5 Capcom
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Alien Syndrome

DOS19894.3/5 Sega
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Operation Wolf

DOS19894.3/5 Taito
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Cisco Heat

DOS19914.3/5 Jaleco
Cisco Heat is an abandoned racing game set in North America developed by Jaleco and released by Image Works in 1991 for DOS and other platforms. Cisco Heat was converted from the original arcade version. The difference between other similar racing games of the time is that the player drives a police car.
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Trog

DOS19904.3/5 Midway Manufacturing Company
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Battlezone

DOS19834.2/5 Atari
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Virtua Cop 2

Windows XP/98/9519974.2/5 Sega
Virtua Cop 2 is an abandoned light gun first-person rail shooter game designed by Yu Suzuki, developed and released by Sega in 1997 for Windows, and also published for Saturn, Dreamcast and PlayStation 2. Virtua Cop 2 is the second title in the Virtua Cop series that became much popular in the arcades at the time.
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Bubble Bobble

DOS19894.2/5 Taito
Bubble Bobble is perhaps one of the most popular (and cute!) platform arcade games of all times. The goal of Bubble Bobble is simple: clear each screen from various monsters and reach the final stage. In order to get rid of enemies, dinosaurs Bub and Bob can spit bubbles to trap them, then pop the bubbles to kill them.
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Puzznic

DOS19904.2/5 Taito
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Ivan 'Iron Man' Stewart's Super Off Road

DOS19904.2/5 Leland
Ivan 'Iron Man' Stewart's Super Off Road is an abandoned diagonal-down off-road racing game developed by Leland and released by Virgin Interactive in 1990 for DOS, but also published for Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, C64, ZX Spectrum and a lot of 8-bit and 16-bit consoles. Super Off Road is a classic fixed-screen track-racing similar to S...
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Star Wars

DOS19884.2/5 Atari
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Rampage

DOS19884.2/5 Midway Manufacturing Company
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Double Dragon 3: The Rosetta Stone

DOS19924.2/5 East Technology Corp.
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Taito's Super Space Invaders

DOS19914.2/5 Taito
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OutRun

DOS19894.2/5 Sega
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PC-Man

DOS1982remake4.2/5 Orion Software
PC-Man is an abandoned top-down Pac-Man clone in every regard: from the shape of the protagonist, to the cute ghosts. PC-Man was designed by Greg Kuperberg, developed by Orion Software and released in 1982 for DOS. As PC-Man, you have to move through a one screen maze to collect dots (pills? wafers?) and avoid being touched by one of the usual Pac-...
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Invaders 78

DOS2000freewareremake4.2/5
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Konami's Ping Pong

DOS19964.2/5 Konami
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Golden Axe

DOS19914.2/5 Sega
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House of the Dead

Windows XP/98/9519984.1/5 Sega
House of the Dead is an old horror-themed rail shooter game, developed and released by Sega in 1998. The whole gameplay can be summarized in a single sentence "a first-person 3D shooting gallery with zombies". House of the Dead runs on older version of Windows, so you may need a virtual machine to play it properly.
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Double Dragon II: The Revenge

DOS19884.1/5 Technos Japan
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Jackal

DOS19894.1/5 Konami
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Virtua Cop

Windows XP/98/9519974.1/5 Sega