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You are in the right place for a selecting arcade classics. We have a number of reviews so far (scroll to the bottom of this page or use the search) .These have been written by some great guys in the retrogaming community and by some of the team here at GamesYouLoved.

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  • 1942

    Man your propellors and suit up as this is going to be one hell of a ride into enemy territory!
  • Time Traveler

    As impossible as it sounds SEGA brought holographic gaming to our world back in the early 1990s.
  • Kung Fu master

    Kung-Fu Master, known in Japan as Spartan X (スパルタンX Suparutan X?), is a 1984 beat 'em up arcade game developed and published in Japan by Irem. It was later published in North America by Data East. The Japanese version was based on the Jackie Chan movie Wheels on Meals, known as Spartan X in Japan, and credited "Paragon Films Ltd.
  • Samurai Showdown IV

    Samurai Showdown IV: Amakusa's Revenge, known as Samurai Spirits: Amakusa's Descent Samurai Supirittsu Amakusa Kōrin?, TenSamu in short in Japan, is the fourth in SNK's flagship Samurai Shodown series of fighting games. Chronologically, is the second and final chapter of an interquel between Samurai Shodown and Samurai Shodown II, Samurai Shodown III being the first chapter.
  • Ninja Masters

    Ninja Master's follows the conventions of many previous 2D fighting games released for the Neo-Geo. The player must defeat their opponent in combat in a series of best-two-out-of-three matches. Characters can change between using the character's weapon or fight hand-to-hand during the middle of combat. Like the Art of Fighting series, Ninja Master's features a super meter.
  • Dig Dug

    Who would have thought that gardening could be so dangerous?
  • Joust

    Joust is an arcade game developed by Williams Electronics and released in 1982. It is a platform game that features two-dimensional (2D) graphics.
  • The New Zealand Story

    The NewZealand Story (Nyū Jīrando Sutōrī?) is a 1988 arcade game developed and published by Taito. The player controls Tiki (ティキ?), a sneaker-wearing kiwi who must save his lover Phee Phee (ピューピュー?) and several of his other kiwi chick friends who have been kiwi-napped by Wally, a large blue leopard seal.
  • Quartet

    Co-op play at its 4 player best in the arcades of the 80s
  • Galaga 88

    Galaga '88 is a 1987 fixed shooter arcade game by Namco. It is the third sequel of Galaxian (following Galaga and Gaplus). It features significantly improved graphics over the previous games in the series, including detailed backgrounds, larger enemies and more ship details.
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