Arcade

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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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  • Scramble

    Take you ship and take out the enemy
  • Robotron 2084

    Bring on the robots!
  • Night Slashers

    Night Slashers is similar to Capcom's Final Fight series, which is an archetypal side scrolling beat'em-up game. One, two or three players/characters move from left to right through each level (most of which are split into three or more scenes), fighting with the enemy characters who appear, until they reach a confrontation with a stronger boss character at the end of the level.
  • Moon Cresta

    Moon Cresta is a two-dimensional, single screen shoot-em-up in the same mould as Taito's Space Invaders and Namco's Galaxian.
  • Terra Cresta

    Terra Cresta is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up. The player controls a ship, initially with limited firepower. Numbered pods appear containing further parts of the ship that will increase firepower.
  • Wizard of Wor

    Wizard of Wor is an arcade game from 1981,[1] developed by Midway. Other systems it was ported to include the Atari 800, Commodore 64, the Atari 2600, Atari 5200 and the Bally Astrocade as "The Incredible Wizard".
  • Rastan Saga

    Rastan, originally released as Rastan Saga in Japan, is a fantasy-themed side-scrolling action game originally released for the arcades in 1987 by Taito and later ported to various platforms.
  • Gyruss

    Gyruss (ジャイラス Jairasu?) is a shoot 'em up video arcade game developed by Konami, and released in 1983. It was designed by Yoshiki Okamoto, who had earlier created Time Pilot for Konami.
  • Xevious

    Xevious is a vertical scrolling shooter arcade game by Namco, released in 1983. It was designed by Masanobu Endō.
  • Haunted Castle

    Haunted Castle, known as Akumajō Dracula in Japan, is the first arcade game in the Castlevania serie
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