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American Soccer

American Soccer

Microsoft MSX2 - Released - 1988

American Soccer is a Sports game, developed by Universal and published by Nidecom, which was released in Japan in 1988.

Computer R-3

Computer R-3

Arcade - September 1, 1978

A strategy game of Xs and Os. The player tries to fence in the opponent's pieces with his or her own pieces, one at a time-vertically, horizontally or diagnolly. If their opponet's pieces cannot be fenced in, the player must pass. If the player fences in the opponent's pieces, they will become the player's pieces. The one who has the most pieces on the board after the game is finished is the winner.

Devil Zone

Arcade - Released - 1980

Devil Zone was produced by Universal in 1980. A spaceship fights against wave after wave of alien demons.

Do! Run Run

Do! Run Run

Arcade - Released - 1984

Do! Run Run, known as Super Pierrot in Japan, is the fourth and final incarnation of Mr. Do!, the Universal video game mascot. Returning to his Mr. Do! roots, the clown has a bouncing powerball with which to hurl at monsters. What makes this game novel is that instead of burrowing through the ground to get at cherries, Mr. Do runs along the playfield picking up dots, and leaving a line behind him, which the player is encouraged to create closed off sections with, which turn any dots left behind into cherries.

Fighting Bug

Fighting Bug

Casio PV-1000 - 1983

Fighting Bug (Lady Bug) An action game in the same style as Pac-Man but very very different. Players control a ladybug who must venture around different mazes collecting all of the food pellet.

Football Champ

Football Champ

Arcade - Released - 1990

Football Champ is an arcade-style football (soccer) video game. The game was produced by Team Dogyan developers in Japan, and originally released in the arcades by Taito in 1990. Euro Football Champ and Hat Trick Hero, released in 1992, are versions of this game with minor variations. Subsequent arcade releases of this game include Hat Trick Hero '93 (Japan) and Hat Trick Hero '95 (Japan, also released as Taito Power Goal). The player must first choose one of eight national football teams, followed by a star player from a choice of four available for each team. In the game, a win is...

Galaxy Wars

Galaxy Wars

Arcade - Released - August 1, 1979

Galaxy Wars is an arcade video game made by Universal and manufactured by Taito in 1979. Depress the fire button for a missile. The missile speed increases when depressing the fire button continuously. Guide the missile from a stationary launch pad to the top of the screen to blow up the invading fleet of armed UFOs while dodging meteorites and bombs. Points are awarded for blowing up various ships and range from 50-550 depending on the ship. There is a bonus chance of 600 points for one pattern. After clearing a level or "pattern" as the back of the flyer calls it, the player was rewarded...

Harem Cat

Harem Cat

Pinball - Released - 1979

Indoor Soccer

Indoor Soccer

Arcade - Released - 1985

Indoor Soccer is a Sports game, developed and published by Universal, which was released in 1985.

Jumping Jack

Jumping Jack

Arcade - Released - 1984

Jumping Jack, a scrolling computer game that was created by Stuart and Albert Ball, eventually became known as Leggit when it was released for the arcade. In 1983, Jumping Jack first became available on a home computer gaming system known as ZX Spectrum. Shortly thereafter, Imagine Software purchased developing and publishing rights to the game, and released the game under the title Leggit! Jack, the main character, originally appeared as a crudely drawn, black stick figure. By the time that Jumping Jack made it to the arcade in 1984, all of the characters as well as the background was...

LadyBug

LadyBug

Arcade - Released - 1981

You control a Ladybug that moves around a maze eating dots while avoiding poison and pursuing insects. The maze has revolving doors that can be used to thwart the insects. Collect letters to form the word "EXTRA" and receive an extra life or spell "SPECIAL" to earn free credits. A Pac-Man-style maze game. Collect the dots and avoid the poison while dodging pursuing insects. If an insect hits some poison it dies. The maze has revolving wall sections that turn when you walk into them. Collect bonus dots for an increased score and letters to spell out "EXTRA" for an extra life or "SPECIAL" for...

Limbo

Limbo

Arcade - December 1, 1978

A ball and paddle game from Universal.

Mr. Do!

Mr. Do!

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1985

You control Mr. Do has he tries to harvest all of the cherries on the screen. However, there are numerous bad guys out to get him! Mr. Do can defend himself from the badguys in two ways: first he can push the apples located throughout the playfield on top of the enemies and crush them. Secondly, Mr. Do is armed with a power ball. This can be thrown to destroy an enemy. Mr. Do has only one power ball, though, so he will need to wait for it to return to him before it can be used again. From time to time an alpha monster will appear on the screen bearing one of the letters in EXTRA. If you use...

Mr. Do!

Mr. Do!

Arcade - Released - 1982

Mr. Do! was produced by Universal in 1982. You are a clown who moves around a maze. You can dig new paths to avoid monsters and collect cherries. Kill monsters with a 'powerball' or drop apples on them. Kill them all or eat all the cherries to go up a level. The object is to clear each level of cherries and/or monsters. The monsters may be killed by hitting them with your powerball which bounces through the paths, taking unpredictable directions at junctions or dropping an apple onto them. The level is also over if you complete the EXTRA box or collect the diamond which appears very...

Mr. Do!'s Castle

Mr. Do!'s Castle

Arcade - Released - 1983

Mr. Do!'s Castle (known in Japan as Mr. Do vs. Unicorns) is an action platform game which has you in a castle consisting of several floors, each of which contain a variety of blocks. You control Mr. Do! the clown who has a hammer which can be used to knock out the blocks in the floor. Wandering throughout the castle are deadly unicorns which are constantly trying to catch you. Your goal is to earn as many points as possible and to progress through the increasingly difficult castles. There are two ways to complete a castle; you can either destroy all of the deadly unicorns by crushing them...

Mr. Do's Wild Ride

Mr. Do's Wild Ride

Microsoft MSX - Released

Mr. Do in a roller coaster, this time. You have try to reach the top of the rollercoaster. As the objects speed around the track, you must escape by climbing up small ladders scattered about the track. Two icons at the end of the level range from cakes to EXTRA letters or diamonds change upon collecting cherries at the top of each letter. The game is timed, and the timer ticks faster when the super speed button is depressed. The fist stage is basic roller coaster, the second stage a large bobbing pirate ship, the third are Elevators, the fourth consist of large bowling balls that fly around...

Mrs. Dynamite

Mrs. Dynamite

Arcade - Released - 1982

Mrs. Dynamite is an Action game, developed and published by Universal, which was released in 1982. Run around a labyrinth dodging monsters while picking up dynamite to use against your foes.

Space Panic

Space Panic

Arcade - Released - 1980

Space Panic was produced by Universal in 1980. You control an astronaut who ventures through caverns beneath a planet. Climb ladders and move from floor to floor avoiding alien creatures. Trap the aliens by digging holes for them to fall into and then hit them over the head to eliminate them. A game remarkably similar to Lode Runner, you play an astronaut with limited oxygen (time) chased around by various space aliens. Your only method of dealing with these multicolored threats from space is to dig a hole, lure it into a hole and then manually fill up the hole with the alien in it....

Super Don Quix-ote

Super Don Quix-ote

Arcade - Released - January 1, 1984

The idea for this animated laserdisc game comes from the movies and novels about Don Quixote, the legendary Spanish knight. In this game, the character looks very young and does not have a mustache. Also, he has a sword for a weapon and his faithful sidekick Sancho Panza follows him around although he does nothing to assist the hero. An assortment of mythical creatures including demons, dragons, skeletons and so on are encountered throughout the game. The game ends when Don Quixote kills the evil witch and rescues Isabella.

Super Pierrot

Super Pierrot

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1987

This game is the sequel to Mr. Do's Wild Ride and the fourth title in the "Mr. Do!" series. You control Mr. Do, a clown, and guide him trough a field with varying elevation levels, with balls placed on it. You must collect those balls to replenish your weapon, a ball that you throw at your enemies. A trail (shown as a line) follows you while moving around. The area you moved turns gray and will be uncovered. All the balls in that gray area turn into cherries. And, if you do the same with the cherries, they will be upgraded to oranges. The oranges can be upgraded to lemons and finally the...

Woody Woodpecker and Friends Volume One

Woody Woodpecker and Friends Volume One

3DO Interactive Multiplayer - Released - 1994

Woody Woodpecker and Friends Volume Three

Woody Woodpecker and Friends Volume Three

3DO Interactive Multiplayer - Released - 1994

Woody Woodpecker and Friends Volume Two

Woody Woodpecker and Friends Volume Two

3DO Interactive Multiplayer - Released - 1994

Zero Hour

Zero Hour

Arcade - Released - December 1, 1980

Zero Hour is a top view shooter where you control a spacecraft in multiple directions and try to blast and destroy three alien ships at the top of the screen. As you blast them, you will encounter meteors falling down the screen which can be avoided or shot, and other alien ships dropping bombs. If you hit a meteor, alien ship or its bombs then you lose one of three lives. Once the three aliens have been destroyed and the screen cleared of meteors and aliens, then you move to a bonus screen. Your ship falls down the screen, and you have to land on a landing pad for a bonus score. Two players...

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