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ABC Monday Night Football

ABC Monday Night Football

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 7, 1993

The only thing we left out is the cooler of Gatorade. Hard hitting graphics and play-by-play sound bring every grunt and groan to life. Chalkboards of pro-designed offensive and defensive plays. "Super Play" mode zooms to a close-up of the action. 28 prime-time teams with their own personality and field prowess. Relive the action with instant replay. Monitor player stats and save them with the "Super Save Stats" feature.

ACA NEOGEO SPIN MASTER

ACA NEOGEO SPIN MASTER

Nintendo Switch - Released - September 14, 2017

Get ready for an extraordinary adventure! Enter a cartoony world full of miracles! "SPIN MASTER" is a side-scrolling action game released by Data East in 1993. The adventurer Johnny along with his best friend Tom will use a large variety of weapons and attacks in order to retrieve his beloved and the stolen treasure map from the mad scientist Dr. De Playne. The "ACA NEOGEO" series has faithfully reproduced many classic NEOGEO masterpieces. Players can change various game settings such as game difficulty, and also reproduce the atmosphere of arcade display settings at that time....

ACA NEOGEO STREET HOOP

ACA NEOGEO STREET HOOP

Nintendo Switch - Released - November 9, 2017

Become the best street basketball team in the world! Get your dunk on! "STREET HOOP" is a street basketball game released by Data East in 1994. Pick a team from the 10 competing countries and aim to be the world's best. In addition to a variety of techniques, power can be charged and released for flashy super dunk shots, making for exhilarating street basketball. The "ACA NEOGEO" series has faithfully reproduced many classic NEOGEO masterpieces. Players can change various game settings such as game difficulty, and also reproduce the atmosphere of arcade display settings at that time....

Act-Fancer: Cybernetick Hyper Weapon

Act-Fancer: Cybernetick Hyper Weapon

Arcade - Released - 1989

A platform shooter where you play as a robot that can transform into a more powerful robot by collecting power-ups. It features a cyborg battling against alien creatures, while collecting power-ups and defeating bosses to advance levels.

The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends

The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends

Pinball - Released - February 1, 1993

The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends is an arcade pinball game based on the cult cartoon series by Jay Ward. Designed by Tim Seckel with artwork by Kevin O'Connor, it was released by Data East in 1993. As the title indicates, the title celebrates the animated misadventures of Rocket J. Squirrel, Bullwinkle the moose, the Pottsylvania spies Boris and Natasha, and characters from the show's supporting segments. Help Mr. Peabody and Sherman fire up the WABAC Machine and travel through time, save Nell from the spinning sawblade, defuse the Bomb with the Bomb Extinguisher, and...

Air Walkers

Air Walkers

Arcade - Unreleased - 1997

This is an unreleased prototype 3D 5-on-5 basketball game running on Sega Model 2A hardware, developed by Data East. The last known software compile is dated November 1996.

Al Unser Jr. Turbo Racing

Al Unser Jr. Turbo Racing

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - January 31, 1989

Get ready for racing action like you've never experienced it. Because Al Unser Jr.'s Turbo Racing is so much more than just a game you drive. It's a game you design, a game where everything - from the pit crew to the power boost, from the suspension to the speed, right down to the color of the racing machine itself - is in your control. An entire racing season on the world's 16 toughest tracks lies ahead. Each demands its own strategy; Al Jr. will give you advice before every race. In the pusuit of the season's championship, you can set up and modify your own car, or climb behind the wheel of...

Angler Dangler

Angler Dangler

Arcade - Released - 1982

Cast, reel 'em in and tell about the one that got away. Angler Dangler is a fishing arcade game. Press a button to cast, aiming where you see the most fish. Press the red button to reel in but don't reel to hard or your line will snap. Use the joystick to guide your aim. Try to get the biggest whopper you can before time runs out. Watch out for rocks and such as these will lose you hooks. If you lose all your hooks, the game is over.

Arcade Hits: Suiko Enbu: Outlaws of the Lost Dynasty

Arcade Hits: Suiko Enbu: Outlaws of the Lost Dynasty

Sony Playstation - Released - October 31, 2002

China. Sometime in the 11th Century A.D. The Time when warlords lived as kings... Here in the shadows of the Liangshan Mountains, the 12 strongest outcasts, out of 108, gathered on the marsh to test their battle skills while the Gods of War watched from above. It was the Warlord of the Liangshan, Song Jiang, who was the toughest. Surely, there is one among us who is strong enough to challenge the evil regime in the Forbidden Palace! Let the search for that hero begin here and now!

Astro Fighter

Astro Fighter

Arcade - Released - October 1, 1979

Standard scrolling/shooting game with five waves of enemies that proceed down the screen. The addition of a fuel limitation adds to the urgency of the game, requiring that you eliminate all of each wave of enemies in order to make it to the final level with enough fuel. The game of Astro Fighter consists of 4 waves and a refueling stage, which are then repeated with increasingly higher difficulty. The player's task is to eliminate the four successive waves of different types of attacking craft, while avoiding being hit by missiles and bombs, and then refuel by shooting the 'GS' ship before...

Astro Wars

Astro Wars

Arcade - Released - 1980

Astro Wars was produced by Zaccaria in 1979. The game is a licensed clone of Data East's Astro Fighter except on worse hardware and not as good sound capabilities. Because of this, Data East's title was far more successful, and this version is not very popular at all. Standard scrolling/shooting game with five waves of enemies that proceed down the screen. The addition of a fuel limitation adds to the urgency of the game, requiring that you eliminate all of each wave of enemies in order to make it to the final level with enough fuel.

Atomic Runner

Atomic Runner

Sega Genesis - Released - July 1, 1992

The player takes the role of Chelnov, a coal miner who miraculously survives the malfunction and explosion of a nuclear power plant. Chelnov's body gains superhuman abilities due to the massive amount of radiation given off by the explosion, and a secret organization seeks to harness those abilities for its own evil purposes. Chelnov must battle and defeat the secret organization using his newfound abilities.

Atomic Runner Chelnov

Atomic Runner Chelnov

Sega Saturn - Unreleased

Atomic Runner, in its original arcade form was once set to appear for the Sega Saturn. It appeared at the Tokyo Game Show and various game stores in the Akihabara district of Tokyo in 1997, though was canceled for unknown reasons. A prototype has since been leaked onto the internet.

Avengers in Galactic Storm

Avengers in Galactic Storm

Arcade - Released - 1995

Avengers in Galactic Storm is a fighting arcade game developed and published by Data East. It features a single or two-player story mode or multiplayer head-to-head mode, and was the first modern fighting game to feature assistant characters commonly referred to by gamers either as "helpers" or "strikers". The game is based on characters in the Marvel universe, primarily The Avengers but also the Kree. The game's plot and roster of playable characters is based on the Operation: Galactic Storm story arc. The player has a character roster of eight playable fighters to choose from, each with...

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Pinball - Released - June 1, 1990

The game features three songs, The Power of Love and Back in Time, by Huey Lewis and the News from the first movie and Doubleback, by ZZ Top from the third movie of the film series as well as Alan Silvestri's orchestral theme. Michael J. Fox refused to permit his image to be used to adorn the backglass of the game,so the replacement image of Marty McFly wearing glasses was portrayed by Brad Faris, son of Data East pinball artwork designer Paul Faris.

Backfire!

Backfire!

Arcade - Released - January 1, 1995

A rally-type racing game from Data East. Players can choose between 2 fictitious rally cars, "Farco R4 Cup" or "Andula 2.0", and race through 6 stages. It is also possible to play one against another on a split screen.

Bad Dudes

Bad Dudes

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - July 14, 1989

The game starts in New York City, where President Ronnie (based on former U.S. President Ronald Reagan) has been kidnapped by the nefarious DragonNinja. The intro says: "Rampant ninja related crimes these days... Whitehouse is not the exception...". As soon as that occurs, a Secret Service agent (who resembles Arnold Schwarzenegger as he appears in The Terminator) asks two street-smart brawlers, named Blade and Striker: "President Ronnie has been kidnapped by the ninjas. Are you a bad enough dude to rescue Ronnie?", which this quote became an infamous meme and is often lampooned on the...

Bad Dudes Vs. DragonNinja

Bad Dudes Vs. DragonNinja

Arcade - Released - August 1, 1988

The game starts in New York City, where President Ronnie has been kidnapped by the nefarious DragonNinja. The game's intro begins with the following introduction: "Rampant ninja related crimes these days... Whitehouse is not the exception...". As soon as that occurs, a Secret Service agent asks two street-smart brawlers, named Blade and Striker: "President Ronnie has been kidnapped by the ninjas. Are you a bad enough dude to rescue Ronnie?". After hearing that, the Bad Dudes pursue the DragonNinja through the city streets, highway, sewers, transport train, forest, cave and into the secret...

Be-Bop-High School: Koukousei Gokuraku Densetsu

Be-Bop-High School: Koukousei Gokuraku Densetsu

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 30, 1988

Be-Bop High School: Koukousei Gokuraku Densetsu ("Be-Bop High School: Senior Paradise Legend") is a NES adventure that follows the misadventures of a group of Japanese high school delinquents as they go around picking fights and gaining respect. The game is mostly a text-heavy adventure game, though it allows the player to walk around the overworld map with the controller and encounter NPCs. Most NES adventure games at the time would only let the player move around via a menu. Be-Bop High School is a Shounen Jump manga (later an anime and several live-action movies) that features said...

Bega's Battle

Bega's Battle

Arcade - Released - 1983

The player takes on the role of the robot Bega whose goal was to stop the invasion forces of the alien Varga, while also rescuing his three friends who have been kidnapped by them. Even among laserdisc games Bega's Battle has become somewhat rare because many of the machines were converted into Cobra Command machines as part of a discount deal offered by Data East in exchange for the internals of the Bega's Battle arcade cabinet. Similar to Astron Belt, the game used the footage mainly for backgrounds, while the actual gameplay was a shooting game with sprites laid over the video. Bega's...

Bloody Wolf

Bloody Wolf

Arcade - Released - 1988

Bloody Wolf (ならず者戦闘部隊ブラッディウルフ Narazumono Sentō Butai Bloody Wolf, "Rogue Combat Squad: Bloody Wolf"), released in Europe as Battle Rangers, is a run and gun arcade game released by Data East in 1988. Two commandos take on an entire army with many weapons, and defeat bosses to advance levels. You're a death-dealing commando on the mission of your life... rescue the President from an army of terrorist guerrillas. Only you have the guts and firepower to blast through their jungle strongholds... to take out their choppers, snipers and missile launching subs. Make them eat the heat of your...

Bloody Wolf

Bloody Wolf

NEC TurboGrafx-16 - Released - September 1, 1989

Snake and Eagle, two commandos of the Bloody Wolf special forces, receive instructions from their commander to destroy the enemy's heavily armed base to rescue the President and any allies who have been reported as MIA. Based off the 1988 arcade game, this single-player, top-down, run and gun shooter takes a nod to Contra-style gameplay, allowing one of the two mercenaries to blast their way through eight levels of enemy opposition armed with only a knife and a machine gun. Along the way, new weapons such as shotguns, bazookas, flash bombs and grenades grenades can be added to the...

Boogie Wings

Boogie Wings

Arcade - Released - 1992

This is one of the most humorous shooters ever by Data East. One biplane had a hook at the rear with which you could swing it to catch lots of things in the scenery like enemies. One other particularity was that, if your plane was hit two times, it was destroyed and you then had to continue on foot. You could then take all kinds of vehicles like a bike, elephant, pogostick, etc. The stages were a museum with dinosaur skeletons, a fair with a mechanical Santa Claus turning into Satan Claus, etc.

Bottom of the Ninth

Bottom of the Ninth

Arcade - 1989

One or two players choose a ballclub from cities like New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Atlanta, or Boston and compete either against the computer or each other in this baseball game. A wide variety of pitches can be thrown and batters can change their stance and angle of swing.

Boulder Dash

Boulder Dash

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - June 1, 1990

The game's protagonist is called "Rockford". He must dig through caves collecting gems and diamonds and reach the exit within a time limit, while avoiding various types of dangerous creatures as well as obstacles like falling rocks and the constant danger of being crushed or trapped by an avalanche, or killed by an underground explosion.

BreakThru

BreakThru

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - November 1, 1987

BreakThru is a 2D side-scrolling vehicle shooter. Your mission: race, jump, and blast your way through five levels (mountains, bridge, plains, city, and airfield) of enemy defenses to recapture the stolen jet fighter. A host of enemy soldiers, mines, vehicles, and aircraft will try to stop you, though. Oh yeah... and don't forget to watch out for those rocket attacks and falling rocks!

BreakThru: The Arcade Game

BreakThru: The Arcade Game

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

BreakThru is a 2D side-scrolling vehicle shooter. Your mission: race, jump, and blast your way through five levels (mountains, bridge, plains, city, and airfield) of enemy defenses to recapture the stolen jet fighter. A host of enemy soldiers, mines, vehicles, and aircraft will try to stop you, though. Oh yeah... and don't forget to watch out for those rocket attacks and falling rocks!

Bump 'n' Jump

Bump 'n' Jump

Arcade - Released - 1982

Bump 'n' Jump, known in Japan as Burnin' Rubber, is a 1982 Japanese arcade game created by Data East Corporation, is an action racing game played from a top down point of view. As you race through the treacherous and ever changing roadways, the numerous enemy cars will be trying to bump you off the road. You need to make sure you bump the cars out of the way before you get bumped and crash into the sides yourself! Your car also has the ability to jump quite high if you have enough speed. This is useful to jump over enemy cars if there are too many in the way, and must also be used to jump gaps...

BurgerTime

BurgerTime

Arcade - Released - 1983

The object of the game is to complete a number of hamburgers while avoiding enemy foods. When main protagonist, chef Peter Pepper, the player's character, walks the length of an ingredient (bun, meat patty, tomato, etc.), it falls one level. If it lands atop another ingredient, the latter in turn falls one level. A burger is completed when all vertically aligned ingredients have been dropped out of the maze and onto a waiting plate. Once all burgers are completed, the game level is finished. While making burgers, the player must avoid the antagonists, three types of enemies: Mr. Hot Dog,...

BurgerTime

Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - September 23, 1988

The object of the game is to complete a number of hamburgers while avoiding enemy foods. When main protagonist, chef Peter Pepper, the player's character, walks the length of an ingredient (bun, meat patty, tomato, etc.), it falls one level. If it lands atop another ingredient, the latter in turn falls one level. A burger is completed when all vertically aligned ingredients have been dropped out of the maze and onto a waiting plate. Once all burgers are completed, the game level is finished. While making burgers, the player must avoid the antagonists, three types of enemies: Mr. Hot Dog,...

BurgerTime Deluxe

BurgerTime Deluxe

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - February 15, 1991

If you can't take the heat... Get outta the kitchen. But if you're looking for a little action, have we got the kitchen for you. A renegade band of giant, mutated fast food is after Chef Peter Pepper. Led by the biggest weiner of all time - Frank N. Furter - the Food Fiends are out to get the chef and his world-famous Giant-O-Burgers. It's a wild chase through seven levels in the latest edition of the smash-hit Burger Time series.

B-Wings

B-Wings

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - June 3, 1986

B-Wings is a vertically scrolling space shooter that owes its name to the space fighter from Star Wars movies. You have a wide variety of weapons at your disposal: Fire, Cannons, Jump, Hammer, etc. Each weapon has its own advantages and disadvantages. For example, Cannon fires powerful and rapid blasts, but you can only shoot directly in front of you; Van covers several directions, but has slow speed; Anti builds a protective shield around you each time you shoot, but its range is very small, and so on. You can change the weapons every time you are killed, before you run out of lives and lose...

B-Wings

B-Wings

Arcade - Released - January 1, 1984

B-Wings is a vertically scrolling shooter first released as an arcade game by Data East in 1984. The game was ported by Data East to the Family Computer in 1986, and was Data East's very first home release for this platform.

Captain America and the Avengers

Captain America and the Avengers

Arcade - Released - 1991

Captain America and the Avengers is a one- to four-player (simultaneous) side-scrolling beat 'em up in which four Marvel Comics licensed heroes (Captain America, Iron Man, Hawkeye and Vision) take on the evil Red Skull, who, by assembling a team of super-villains, seeks to conquer the world. The game consists of five stages, primarily focusing on side-scrolling brawler gameplay, but some of the levels also feature side-scrolling shooting stages, where the heroes battle menaces in the air (Stage 2), under the sea (Stage 3), and in space (Stage 5). Boss villains in the game consist of Living...

Captain America and the Avengers

Captain America and the Avengers

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 1, 1991

When Captain America throws his mighty shield... Red Skull's goons will feel the pain of its power! On this adventure, it's personal. Captain America and Hawkeye must track down their fellow Avengers, Iron Man and Vision. But the kidnappers - Red Skull, Ultron, Crossbones and Wizard - have let loose a legion of thugs that stand between you and your friends. Captain America and the Avengers. It's a cross-country chase of action with your favorite Marvel comic book heroes!

Captain America and the Avengers

Captain America and the Avengers

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 7, 1993

Red Skull is back with a sinister mind-control device to command the most evil supervillains on earth against the forces of good. The supervillains want to control the universe! Captain America and the Avengers are the world's last hope in this battle against evil Join Cap, Iron Man, Hawkeye and Vision, as they combine their special powers with your skills in a last ditch effort to defeat Red Skill and his evil henchmen. Succeed, and you're a hero. Fail, and we'll revoke your Avengers security clearance!

Chelnov: Atomic Runner

Chelnov: Atomic Runner

Arcade - Released - 1988

Chelnov, also known as Atomic Runner or fully titled as Atomic Runner Chelnov - Nuclear Man, the Fighter, is a Japanese infinite runner arcade game developed and published by Data East in 1988

The Cliffhanger: Edward Randy

The Cliffhanger: Edward Randy

Arcade - Released - February 1, 1990

A fast moving platform game in which the player controls the Indiana Jones-esque and unfortunately named 'Edward Randy'. The levels are an inventive mix of standard platform action and 3-D scrolling levels; the latter usually having the player driving a jeep and repelling the enemy attacks. The game is based on the archetypal Hollywood action blockbuster and features a filmic score to back up the on-screen action. The player's only weapon is a whip - another nod to the Indiana Jones character - which can be used to both attack enemies and as a 'rope', to enable the player to reach distant...

Cobra Command

Cobra Command

Arcade - Released - 1984

Terrorists are threatening the Free World and have amassed a diabolical force. Only the brave pilot of Cobra Command can vanquish the terrorist threat and save the free world from total destruction. The player assumes the role as pilot of the LX-3 Super Cobra helicopter. The missions go across the New York City streets, the Statue of Liberty, the Atlantic Ocean, Italy, the Grand Canyon and the enemy's headquarters on the Easter Island.

Cobra Command

Cobra Command

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - October 21, 1988

The most advanced Cobra attack helicopter ever built is at your command! You'll fly alone into a deadly no man's land where enemy choppers, tanks, soldiers, cannons and warships are all aiming to blast you out of the sky! Helpless hostages are counting on you to rescue them as you make your way to enemy headquarters for your final assault!

Cobra Command

Cobra Command

Sega CD - Released - October 28, 1992

Cobra Command is an arcade conversion of a helicopter shooting game from Data East. It is an "on rails" style shooter with the player controlling only the aiming of the shooting but not the direction of the helicopter. Your job is to shoot down the enemies as you are flown through footage of New York streets, the Statue of Liberty, the Atlantic Ocean, Italy, the Grand Canyon and finally, the treacherous corners and return fire of the enemy's stronghold on Easter Island.

Cobra-Command

Cobra-Command

Arcade - Released - 1988

Not be confused with the 1984 Data East game of the same name, which was a LaserDisc game. Cobra-Command is a 1988 arcade game developed and published by Data East that was later ported to the NES. It is a side-scroller in which the player flies a heavily armored helicopter through six stages to destroy enemy tanks, cannons, submarines, and gunboats. There are missions to Sumatra, Java, Borneo, the South China Sea, Siam and the enemy's headquarters.

Congo's Caper

Congo's Caper

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 18, 1992

If you were a monkey, just hangin' out in the jungle with your chimp-chick, and a magic ruby fell out of the sky and zapped you both, turning you into half-humans, and a demon-kid swooped down and made off with your girl -- what would you do? You'd high-tail it after them and stop at nothing to save her, that's what -- 'cause you're Congo, the money-turned-superkid, and only you can uphold the law of the jungle! But it's more than a jungle out there -- your search for little Congette will take you from ghost towns to pirate ships to ninja castles to the belly of a Tyrannosaurus. This is no...

Dark Legend

Dark Legend

Sega Saturn - August 11, 1995

Dark Legend or Suiko Enbu (Outlaws of the Lost Dynasty) is a one-on-one 2D fighting set in medieval China and based around the myths of the classic "Shuihuzhuan" Chinese story. Select between a group of 11 fighters and clash against each other using your specific moves and attacks. Additionally, each character fights with his own unique weapon, but depending on how much you block your weapon can break and you must finish the fight barehanded and using a different moveset and generally faster (but less powerful) attacks. Features the standard Vs head-to-head mode, as well as an Original...

Dark Lord

Dark Lord

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - February 8, 1991

This is the first entry in the Dark Lord series, kicking off a trilogy that continued on to the Super Famicom. Structurally, the game works a little like Falcom’s Sorcerian. You make a party of three characters and get dumped into a menu town. You can pick up quests here, of which there are twelve total in the game. Accept a quest and you’ll be taken to the relevant location, where you’ll have to complete a mini-scenario of sorts. Finish it and you’ll be sent back to the town with some experience, money, and maybe even an item or two in your pockets. You can do the quests in whatever order...

Dashin' Desperadoes

Dashin' Desperadoes

Sega Genesis - Released - September 1, 1993

On Your Marks... Get Set...DASH! Are you ready for a reckless race that's like nothing you've ever experienced? DASHIN' DESPERADOES pits you against a friend or the computer in a split-screen speed contest that puts a whole new perspective on "getting ahead"! Will and Rick, a couple of cool cowdudes, were best buds until Jenny came to town. They've been rivals ever since, competing constantly for her attention. Now Jenny's dad has given her a trip around the world for her birthday. Will and Rick are both determined to go along as her bodyguard - and they'll do anything to top each...

Data East All-Star Collection

Data East All-Star Collection

Nintendo Entertainment System - Homebrew - December 15, 2017

Enjoy some of the very best games from the Data East library with the All Star Collection cartridge. Published by Retro-Bit® for your NES® consoles, this 5-in-1 cart compiles a must have list of retro classics. Games Included: Bad Dudes Buggy Popper BurgerTime Ring King Side Pocket Included in the Box: Data East All Star Collection Cartridge Instruction Manual Exclusive Button and Sticker Set

Death Brade

Death Brade

Arcade - November 1, 1991

Mutant Fighter is a 1991 fighting game created by Data East. This arena style fighting game is a cross breed of fighting and wrestling. Players can choose from 8 different characters to achieve fighter supremacy. Power bar features allow characters to do a Super Throw when the bar is full.

Desert Assault

Desert Assault

Arcade - Released - 1991

Desert Assault or Thunder Zone (Japanese/Europe name) is a isometric scrolling military themed shoot 'em up game where you take control of one of four commandos operating in the Persian gulf. Each commando has their own look and special limited bomb. As you walk through the stages you fight a variety of enemies on foot, vehicles, static guns and bosses. While playing destroyed enemies drop weapons and items to restore hit points that can be picked up. Weapons include a shotgun, machinegun, bazooka, rocket launcher and flamethrower. Sometimes a vehicle must be mounted. These include a car...

Donald Land

Donald Land

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - January 29, 1988

Unlike M.C. Kids, this game is simply a platformer without any puzzle elements to it. For example, players had to search outside Ronald's clubhouse for four of the puzzle cards to allow them access to the next level while the Donald Land video game simply consists of defeating enemies while avoiding damage. The game stars Ronald McDonald (known in Japan as Donald McDonald), the mascot of the McDonald's fast food chain. The objective is to bring peace to his magical land by controlling the famous fast food clown. Most of Ronald's companions have been kidnapped, and the animals have turned...

Dragon Gun

Dragon Gun

Arcade - Released - 1992

Dragon Gun is light gun arcade game released by Data East in 1992. Both players can play simultaneously shooting against monsters in screen.

Dream Soccer '94

Dream Soccer '94

Arcade - Released - 1994

Dream Soccer '94 was produced by Irem in 1994. A soccer game from Irem. Released in September 1994. Dream Soccer' 94 is Irem's last video game. Irem was dissolved by their parent company, mainly because their game sales were not very good. Soon after, some employees re-established Irem independently on the hope to continue the adventure and the development of sequels for great licenses like R*Type. The game's billboards advertises numerous Irem games. Among them are "R*Type", "Air Duel", "Gallop - Armed Police Unit", "Major Title", "Undercover Cops", "Gun Force" and "Thunder Blaster".

Drop Off

Drop Off

NEC TurboGrafx-16 - Released - March 30, 1990

There's no waking up from this nightmare! You'll need all your nerve and strategy to get out alive! A dream of giant apples and diamonds goes berserk when they turn into deadly demons raining down on your head! You have to shoot 'em down with a steel ball. Ricochet your shots to knock 'em off in bunches! They're coming fast, and each level is more threatening than the last! Why are those skulls laughing? Shoot first and ask questions later!

Express Raider

Express Raider

Arcade - Released - 1986

In this game, you control a train robber called Express Raider who must try to steal the bags of money from the running locomotives. There are two sequences: a fighting sequence and a shooting sequence. During the fighting sequence, you must fight the bank teller, hit the coyotes and then jump onto the train before it speeds away. When you are on the trian, you must fight your way past other enemies and avoid various projectiles like bottles, bullets and shovels full of coal. Be careful to duck under the low signs that come along as the train is travelling. If you manage to make it to the...

Fighter's History

Fighter's History

Arcade - Released - March 19, 1993

Players choose one of eight international fighters and compete to be the best in the world. Players choose from six male and two martial arts fighters, each with their own unique style. The fighters travel around the world and battle in one-on-one, hand-to-hand tournaments to determine who is the best. Fighters travel from city to city challenging other martial artists in a "best two out of three" round fight. Each fighter has an assortment of special power moves and occasionally items in the background may be destroyed by the combat. This game was Data East's answer to Capcom's...

Fighter's History

Fighter's History

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - August 1, 1994

You're invited as one of the master champions to engage in Fighter's History The world awaits for a legend to arrive. An ultimate honor for someone who is willing to risk it all in this content "Fighter's History." By mysterious invitation you are to join the greatest martial arts masters of the world. Only one person can walk away the ultimate champion by challenging 9 competitors and 2 bosses. Good Luck! You're going to need it.

Fighter's History Dynamite

Fighter's History Dynamite

SNK Neo Geo AES - Released - March 17, 1994

Fighter's History was probably the most blatant rip-off of Street Fighter 2 in history (hence the title). Lo and behold, Data East had the audacity to make a sequel a year after the release of the original, even after Capcom tried to sue them for ripping off SF2. Fighter's History Dynamite (also known as Karnov's Revenge) is at least an improvement over the original. The sequel adds playable bosses (Clown and Karnov) and two new characters: Zazie & Yungmie. Besides a better selection of playable characters and some new backgrounds, the game itself really hasn't changed very much in terms of...

Fighter's History Dynamite

Fighter's History Dynamite

SNK Neo Geo CD - Released - December 17, 1994

The quest to defeat the mysterious Baron of Battlers, the mysterious K, is on. In order to get to this grotesque gladiator, however, you need to fight your way through 11 matches with the most skilled, most deadly of all combatants in the world of physical contact. Use your powers of pulverization, psychic energy blasts, and ridiculous strength to become the explosive fighting god in FIGHTERS HISTORY DYNAMITE!

Fighter's History: Mizoguchi Kiki Ippatsu!!

Fighter's History: Mizoguchi Kiki Ippatsu!!

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - February 17, 1995

A sequel to the original Fighter's History. Originally meant to be the Super Famicom port for Fighter's History Dynamite (known in the US as Karnov's Revenge), it was instead modified to be a vehicle for Fighter's History's breakout character Makoto Mizoguchi. The game features multiple modes. The main story mode involves Mizoguchi chasing down a mysterious masked character after he disparages Osaka's takoyaki, of which Mizoguchi is fiercely protective. Mizoguchi then travels around Japan in pursuit, fighting the other characters for various contrived reasons. There's also a CPU Battle mode...

Finally Wizard

Microsoft MSX2 - Released - 1989

FireTrap

FireTrap

Arcade - Released - June 1, 1986

A firefighter climbs a burning building while avoiding falling objects, extinguishing the fires and rescuing people and animals who are trapped. This game is very similar to Crazy Climber. As your firefighter climbs the building, he must use his fire extinguisher to put out the fires which include burning papers, flaming windows and shooting fireballs. The fire extinguisher contains a limited amount of water, so you will have to use it wisely. Your firefighter can climb upward to get higher in the building and he can also scroll sideways on the building as well climb down about three...

Fishdom H2O: Hidden Odyssey

Fishdom H2O: Hidden Odyssey

Apple iOS - October 28, 2014

Help Jennifer, a young marine biologist, win the Best Aquarium Award. Dive to the bottom of the sea and find various hidden items in numerous eye-teasing locations. Get cash for them to buy cute sea creatures and beautiful ornaments to create three unique aquariums. Choose from tons of accessories and supplies to make the life of your exotic swimming pets fun and comfortable. Become a genuine aquarist, polish your design skills and win trophies in this dazzling hidden object spin-off of the original Fishdom™ - a game by Playrix where dream aquariums come true! ENJOY THESE FEATURES: -...

Garyo Retsuden

Garyo Retsuden

Arcade - Released - 1987

Garyo Retsuden is a weird, overhead run-and-gun with a “Romance of the Three Kingdoms” motif. The heroes are three brothers: Liu Bei, Guan Yu, and Zhang Fei, as they set off to save the princess, held by Lu Bu. Each of them wields a different weapon – bow and arrow, axes, and throwing knives – but they all fundamentally play the same. Each level is filled with power-ups, including weapon upgrades, suits to absorb hits, and shoes to walk faster. There are also horses stationed regularly, which don’t really do a whole lot, but can absorb a bit of extra damage, and can be healed by gobbling up...

Gate of Doom

Gate of Doom

Arcade - Released - 1990

According to an ancient legend of the Kingdom of Etrulia, should the people get corrupted by wickedness, demons and devils would break through the Gate of Doom, ruling the land as their own. However, by the same time four heroes with different powers would be summoned by the Force Divine to destroy the monsters of darkness and using the magic gem and magic crown they would try to lock the Gate of Doom forever. Dark Seal was originally released in arcades in 1990. It is a beat'em-up in a fantasy set. One or two players (in co-op mode) can choose among 4 different characters: the Knight (who...

Ghostlop

Ghostlop

Arcade - Released - 1996

Bruce and McCoy are 2 ghost hunters who have to eradicate all the Great King of Terror's minions to save the world from his threat. This is a very rare prototype, never officially released.

Ghostlop

Ghostlop

SNK Neo Geo AES - Released - January 1, 1996

Ghostlop is a Matching Puzzle game, developed and published by Data East, which was released in Japan in 1996. Ghostlop is a head-to-head arcade style puzzle game featuring a unique mix of elements from Puzzle Bobble and Breakout, with a color-switching mechanic reminiscent of Silhouette Mirage and Ikaruga. You aim shots the same way as in Puzzle Bobble, but there are only two main colors of bubbles to destroy--or in this case ghosts. The A and B buttons determine whether your shot is red or blue. If your shot is the same color as the ghosts it hits, it will cut through them like in a...

Golf Club: Birdie Rush

Golf Club: Birdie Rush

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 9, 1987

Golf Club: Birdie Rush is a golf game developed by Data East and published for the Famicom towards the end of 1987. It employs a far off bird's eye view throughout the game. It features 18 holes and allows players to play in a stroke game, or a tournament, and allows players to play alone, or head to head. It was only released in Japan, and it was followed up with a sequel for the Super Famicom called Super Birdie Rush in 1992.

Gun Ball

Gun Ball

Arcade - Released - January 1, 1992

Holy hell is Nitro Ball a blast to play! Data East took the balls-to-the-walls action of such titles like MERCS and Ikari Warriors and combined it with pinball, of all things. What's so incredible is that it works marvelously, and everything that makes both genres so much fun individually are seamlessly integrated. For instance, shooting foes can knock them into bumpers or special bonus targets, which earn you power ups and a ton of points. Each of the five stages has a cool theme, like zombies and space aliens, and mimics the length of a pinball field, with a big and nasty boss at the end....

Gun Hard

Gun Hard

Arcade - Released - 1994

A 1 to 2 player shooting game where a player assumes the role of a cop and shoots on-screen criminals, using an optical gun, while being careful not to kill any innocent bystanders.

Guns N' Roses

Guns N' Roses

Pinball - Released - July 1, 1994

Guns N' Roses is a pinball machine based on the rock group Guns N' Roses. The artwork features photos by Robert John from his book Guns N' Roses: The Photographic History. This game is a widebody pinball game with several unique twists. Among them, is an old fashioned revolver, which players use to start the game as opposed to the typical plunger. When a quarter is inserted, the band's famous "Welcome to the Jungle" song (recorded from a concert) plays. Also included on the soundtrack is the Use Your Illusion outtake "Ain't Going Down," which is the only official release of the song. The...

Heavy Barrel

Heavy Barrel

Arcade - Released - 1987

Heavy Barrel is a 1987 overhead run and gun arcade game by Data East. Terrorists have seized the underground control complex of a nuclear missile site, and it is up to the player to infiltrate the base and kill the enemy leader. Players begin armed with a laser gun with unlimited ammunition and a limited supply of grenades. Improved weapons and grenade powerups are made available within the game, either in plain sight or within crates that must be unlocked using keys. Additionally, crates may contain orbs or one of the six pieces of the Heavy Barrel superweapon. Like SNK's Ikari Warriors,...

Heavy Barrel

Heavy Barrel

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 2, 1990

The impossible, and unthinkable has happened. Terrorists have seized the underground control complex of a nuclear missile site. It's up to you to infiltrate the installation and eliminate the leader of the terrorists army. It won't be easy. Powerful tanks, treacherous waterways and the bridges all part of enemy territory now. The only weapon you'll be able to defeat the terrorists with is HEAVY BARREL - but it's been dismantled and is in pieces inside the installation itself. Once you've battled your way inside, you must find the keys and reassemble the weapon. Brute force alone won't...

Heavy Smash

Heavy Smash

Arcade - Released - 1993

Heavy Smash portrays a futuristic, armored, no-rules version of handball. The player is allowed to select one of various national teams (plus a robot team with a space station as home turf), some of them with an unique armor design reflecting some kind of perceived national tradition (a samurai armor for Japan and a sort of sci-fi football outfit or USA, for example) and some other being just palette swaps. Each team has a distinctive special shot, which has to be loaded up with a power gauge and each team member, in addition to tackling and roughing up opponents with no penalty whatsoever,...

Heracles no Eikou II: Titan no Metsubou

Heracles no Eikou II: Titan no Metsubou

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 23, 1989

This Dragon Quest-styled game unfolds in ancient Greece, where the hero must traverse the land and do battle with great beasts and monsters of mythology! This game is part of a larger series of Heracles games that have seldom been released outside of Japan.

Heracles no Eikou III: Kamigami no Chinmoku

Heracles no Eikou III: Kamigami no Chinmoku

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - April 24, 1992

Heracles no Eikō III: Kamigami no Chinmoku, "Glory of Heracles III: Silence of the Gods") is the third installment of the series. Originally released for the Super Famicom, it was released on the Japanese Virtual Console in 2007 and a mobile phone in 2008 by G-Mode. The game's plot and setting are loosely based around various episodes included in Greek mythology. The hero begins the game in a state of total memory-loss, but discovers that he has somehow acquired a mysterious power that shields him from all bodily harm, essentially making him immortal. The only clue the hero has in...

Heracles no Eikou IV: Kamigami Kara No Okurimono

Heracles no Eikou IV: Kamigami Kara No Okurimono

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - October 21, 1994

The fifth installment of the series (fourth game in the main series), released after the portable spinoff Heracles no Eiko: Ugokidashita Kamigami. The player takes the role of a young man whose spirit was separated from his body. The player must progress by having the spirit enter and take control over the bodies of various humans and animals encountered along the way.The game's plot and setting are very loosely based around various episodes from Greek mythology, with a particular focus on Atlantis and the tale of Pandora's box.

Heracles no Eikou: Toujin Makyou Den

Heracles no Eikou: Toujin Makyou Den

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - June 12, 1987

In this game, you play the role of Herakles (or Hercules, in Latin pronunciation), the famous legendary Greek hero. Starting in Athens and wandering all over ancient Greece (and even the mythical land of the dead), you'll have to fight many monsters, including popular figures from Greek mythology like Talos or Hades, and prove yourself worthy of a hero's fame. The game is very similar to Dragon Warrior series: you fight random enemies in turn-based battles viewed from first-person perspective, collect experience and money, and in towns talk to people and buy weapons, armor, and items. There...

High Seas Havoc

High Seas Havoc

Sega Genesis - Released - 1994

Havoc is a young traveler and treasure hunter, who roams the seas with his shipmate Tide. One day, he finds an unconscious girl on the seashore. She tells Havoc that her name is Bridget, and she has a treasure map that leads to the location of Emeralda, the legendary treasure with unique power. But the evil pirate Bernardo has kidnapped Bridget and Tide, and stolen the treasure map. Havoc has to rescue his friends and to get the map back. High Seas Havoc is an action platformer. Havoc can roll, jump, and attack enemies while jumping - or hit them by simply jumping on their heads. He can...

Hippodrome

Hippodrome

Arcade - Released - 1989

You are the human competitor in the medieval gladitorial challenge. Fight a variety of mythological beings to the death in your quest to become the champion. There are a variety of weapons and armor that can be bought. There are only eight opponents and you are allowed to choose your weapon and the opponent fight order so you can have the right amount of strength and weaponry. The game has nine different selectable colosseums, each with a different opponent to face. The game ends after all nine respective opponents in all nine respective colosseums have been defeated: Pandemonium -...

Hoops '96

Hoops '96

Arcade - Released - 1996

Similar to regular basketball games, with one major exception the players have super powers which allow them to perform incredible feats. A standard basketball game where you view a scrolling court from the sidelines. The major difference in this game is that your players (on offense or defense) have super powers which allow them to make incredible shots, or incredible blocks. Your power reserve is diminished each time you use a special power. An interesting take on what otherwise would be yet another non-descript basketball game.

Janken Game Acchi Muite Hoi!

Arcade - Released - 1995

A Stone-Scissor-Paper game realeased by Data East Corp in 1995.

Joe & Mac

Joe & Mac

Arcade - Released - 1991

Joe & Mac also known as Caveman Ninja, is a 1991 platform game released for the arcades by Data East. It was later adapted for the Super NES, Genesis, Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy, Amiga, and PC. The game stars the green-haired Joe and the blue-haired Mac, cavemen who battle through numerous prehistoric levels using weapons such as boomerangs, bones, fire, flints, electricity, stone wheels, and clubs. The objective of the game is to rescue a group of women who were kidnapped by a rival tribe of cavemen.

Joe & Mac

Joe & Mac

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 6, 1991

Back in the distant past (way back - like when “rock and roll” was just rock and fast food was dinner you couldn’t catch), lived two cave dudes named Joe and Mac. Whether it was dinosaur demolition or pterodactyl hang-glidin’, life for the boys was pretty cool. Cool, that is, until a bogus bunch of neanderthal nerds crashed their village and scared off all the cave-babes. Now the cave-babes are out there - SOMEWHERE, lost and reeeeally lonely… so what are you waitin’ for? It’s up to Joe and Mac to get ‘em back. * Fight flying pterodactyls in one or two-player simultaneous play. * 12...

Joe & Mac 2: Lost in the Tropics

Joe & Mac 2: Lost in the Tropics

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - February 18, 1994

Our heroes, Joe and Mac, have volunteered to search for their leader's crown and bring it back so that peace can be restored. Of course, they're not risking their lives just out of the goodness of their hearts - they're out to impress the cave-babes, too! Still it's Joe and Mac. They may have a little problem with navigation. They'd better be careful not to get lost...

Joe & Mac Returns

Joe & Mac Returns

Arcade - Released - 1994

A multi-platform game where cavemen must clear the screen of enemies in order to advance to the next level. In this sequel to Caveman Ninja, Joe and Mac are in a multi-level platform area and have to jump and club their enemies.

Kamikaze Cabbie

Kamikaze Cabbie

Arcade - Released - 1984

Kamikaze Cabbie is a Maze/Driving game developed by Data East Corporation in 1984 for the Arcade. A bootleg of this game is known as "Yellow Cab".

Karate Champ

Karate Champ

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - November 1, 1986

Your karate championship is at stake. Can you master all the lunges, kicks, spins, somersaults, foot sweeps, reverse punches, and defensive blocks needed to retain your title? Move fast and play smart or you'll get flattened before you can grunt! Compete against a friend or challenge the computer. Nine different picturesque settings (plus three challenging bonus screens) provide the backdrops for your matches. Hiiiiieeeeeooooo!

Karnov

Karnov

Arcade - Released - 1987

Karnov is a 1987 platform arcade game. In the game, players take control of the title character Jinborov Karnovski, or "Karnov" for short. Karnov is a strongman popularly illustrated as being from an unspecified part of the Soviet Union's Central Asian republics as shown on the arcade flyer and again in Karnov's Revenge.

Karnov's Revenge

Karnov's Revenge

Arcade - Released - 1994

Sequel to Data East's Fighter's History. Two new characters, Zazie Muhaba and Liu Yungmie, can be chosen for play, as well as the bosses Clown and Karnov, who now sports his classic platformer look. Most moves have been tweaked, like Ray's Wheel Kick, and new moves have been added, like Jean's Somersault Flip Kick. Hidden moves, such as Mizoguchi's Shotensai are also usable at any time during a match, without the need of super meters or anything like in recent fighting games. The American version of Fighter's History Dynamite

Last Mission

Last Mission

Arcade - Released - 1986

After some shameful deeds, your people hate you and have put you in exile, but respect your skills as a combat pilot. Thus, they have sent you on a suicide mission to wipe out their enemy and keep them from future harassment. The game is a multi-directional scrolling shoot-em-up viewed from above, but a control system in which the ship rotates at an angle with a press of left or right. Your ship has smart bombs installed, and its basic weapon can be improved by collecting the tokens which shot enemies can release.

Lemmings

Lemmings

Arcade - Unreleased - 1991

A platform game where the player has to designate certain lemmings for certain tasks & try to figure a way to save as many of them from falling off cliffs and prevent them from dying in other ways. The lemmings can be set for walking (which they do by default), digging, climbing, building, blocking (preventing other lemmings from walking a certain direction), bashing, floating, and mining. There are several levels in 3 or 4 categories of difficulty. Trivia: Developed by Psygnosis. When the Arcade machine was being written, the CEO of Data East apparently wouldn't start a meeting without...

Liberation

Liberation

Arcade - Released - 1984

Liberation is a 2D scrolling top down shooter. The game has two sections - first, the player controls a helicopter, flies over forests, shoots enemies and searches villages. After the helicopter lands, the player controls a tank or other vehicle and must rescue prisoners in the village. Shooting in the helicopter section is quite typical, but as opposed to most other top down shooters, the screen isn't automatically just vertically moving, the player can freely fly over the battlefield (but he can shoot only forward). Tank control is similar to Jackal - the vehicle moves and shoots in every...

Little Magic

Little Magic

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 14, 1990

Little Magic is a Strategy game, published by Data East, which was released in Japan in 1990.

Lock 'n' Chase

Lock 'n' Chase

Atari 2600 - Released - 1982

Lock 'n' Chase is an arcade action game similar to Pac-Man. You play a thief who is trapped in a maze like vault. To get out, you need to collect all of the gold dots located in the maze. Your task won't be easy, since there are four police officers in the vault who are constantly trying to catch you! Located throughout the maze are numerous doors. As you run through the maze, you have the ability to temporarily close a door in an attempt to block the police. You can only close two doors at a time, and any closed doors automatically open again after a short amount of time. When all of the gold...

Lock 'n' Chase

Lock 'n' Chase

Apple II - Released - June 19, 1981

Lock 'n' Chase is an arcade action game similar to Pac-Man. You play a thief who is trapped in a maze like vault. To get out, you need to collect all of the gold dots located in the maze. Your task won't be easy, since there are four police officers in the vault who are constantly trying to catch you! Located throughout the maze are numerous doors. As you run through the maze, you have the ability to temporarily close a door in an attempt to block the police. You can only close two doors at a time, and any closed doors automatically open again after a short amount of time. When all of the gold...

Lock n' Chase

Lock n' Chase

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - July 1, 1990

Despite the title, this is a sequel to the classic arcade game. Players take control of the thief Lupin as he runs around a maze, collecting coins and avoiding police. This new version of the game adds new mazes, power ups, hazards and more while carrying over the ability from the arcade version to lock doors behind you to block your pursuers. While the first game was basically a Pac-Man clone, this one is an evolution of the dot-muncher/maze chase genre.

Locked 'n Loaded

Locked 'n Loaded

Arcade - Released - 1994

An agency is dedicated to stopping worldwide terrorism. There are six stages, which can be played in any order. Players use lightguns to shoot down terrorists throughout each stage, which is made up of several areas including one with a boss enemy. The player had five health points which are deducted either when hit by a projectile or after shooting down an innocent bystander. The standard weapon is an 8-bullet handgun with infinite ammo. Reloading the weapon requires the player to tap the bottom of the lightgun. Better weapons such as Magnum Pistols and Grenade Guns can be collected, but come...

Lucky Poker

Lucky Poker

Arcade - Released - February 2, 1981

A casino poker game that runs on the "DECO Cassette System" hardware. Lucky Poker was released in February 1981. It was known as the 15th video game made for this system (Cassette No. 15).

Mad Alien

Mad Alien

Arcade - Released - 1980

Mad Alien was produced by Data East in 1980. A thrilling high speed car chase after a group of mad riding aliens. You will be driving by day and by night through city streets and dark tunnels.

Magical Drop

Magical Drop

Sony Playstation - Released - January 13, 1996

Magical Drop is a series of puzzle games, primarily for the Neo-Geo and Super Famicom, developed by Data East. In 1995, Data East released a coin operated version of this game, called Chain Reaction. The latest major game in the series, Magical Drop III, was released in 1997. The games are notable for being extremely fast-paced. Magical Drop is played in a Tetris-style box; a "stack" of random colored bubbles descend from the top, and a player is defeated when a bubble hits the bottom. Bubbles can be picked up and dropped by the player's "clown" at the bottom, and are destroyed when three...

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