Even more fantastic arcade games from the past

Do you still remember the times when arcade games were a real hit? Then, you should check this article to explore even more top titles of the genre from the past. You can still play some of these games and they definitely deserve your time!

The craziness around arcade games

Arcade gaming for those who was not there in the time when gaming was just not a very personal thing but a shared experience inside a zone with a bunch of other gamers playing in real time. This is an arcade video game system popularised by Japan and set decades of gaming madness for the youths. There were even times when parents began to purchase home video game consoles to keep their kids at home and away from the arcade gaming madness!

Why was it such a hit? Let’s imagine a time in blank, when you had no idea what gaming experience could be and start from the ground zero when all of the experience was such a new emerging experience to you. With this in mind let’s drop in and check out some of the games which you may have played or come across in some way.

Ikari Warriors

This action-packed game was released in 1986 by another game giant of the time which is undeniably SNK. This was a top-down run-and-gun game as well set forth in the deep jungle facing multiple challenges. This game was quite difficult. One of the reason this game was unique is the fact you could control two weapons with two joysticks at the same time to give you the extreme virtual experience.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

This game was released in the time when Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Konami was dominating the media and created craze among the youth of the time. This game was quite unique to bring in their original cartoon graphics as close as possible giving the players absolute feeling of being emerged in the world of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. This was one of the coolest games you could play with four players, multiple combos and techniques taking down their original foes and boss like Shredder and of course there is no turtle without the Pizza!


The X-men arcade game was release in 1992 by the gaming giant Konami. X-men was a beat’em up side scrolling game. You have most of the major X-men characters as playable as well as pixel perfect cartoon graphics with nice story line. The most groupies game this was, you could play up to whopping six player to beat the hell out of the foes!

The king of fighters

This timeless fighting game was first released in 1994 and its spin-off occurred in 2004 with jaw-dropping combos, characters, gameplay brings you whole new experience of arcade gaming!

All of these game still worth every minute of your time.