Williams

Arcade Classic 4: Defender/Joust

Arcade Classic 4: Defender/Joust

Nintendo Game Boy - 1995

Defender Space Shooting Action in a High-Speed Ship! Advance from planet to planet in a deadly attempt to eliminate the enemy threat! Utilize an outrageous arsenal of weapons and save the human race! Joust A Feather-Ruffling Romp on a Futuristic Bird! Get ready to climb on a futuristic flying ostrich for frenzied wing-flapping fun! Ram rival jousters in an all-out effort to knock them off their mounts! - Two classic "get-them-before-they-get-you" arcade games! - Double game pak for twice the challenge! - Programmed to take full advantage of Super Game Boy features! -...

Defender

Defender

Mattel Intellivision - January 1, 1983

Landers, Bombers, Baiters, Pods, and Swarmers. The alien attack has come, and defeat at the hands of crazed invaders threatens the humanoids. Their only hope is the spaceship, Defender. Armed with smart bombs and able to shift into hyperspace, Defender evens the score only to become the object of another foul attack: kidnapped humanoids transformed into killer mutants!

Defender

Defender

Atari 5200 - Released - 1982

Defender is a two-dimensional, side-scrolling shooting game set on the surface of an unnamed planet. The player controls a space ship as it navigates the terrain, flying either to the left or right. A joystick controls the ship's elevation, and five buttons control its horizontal direction and weapons. The object is to destroy alien invaders, while protecting astronauts on the landscape from abduction. Humans that are successfully abducted return as mutants that attack the ship. Defeating the aliens allows the player to progress to the next level. Failing to protect the astronauts, however,...

The Flintstones

The Flintstones

Pinball - Released - 1994

Hit The Ice

Hit The Ice

Arcade - Released - 1990

Hit the Ice is a hockey video game originally released by Williams to arcades in 1990. Featuring a cartoonish representation of the sport, Hit the Ice features games with three players on each team (forward, defense, and goalie). Unlike standard hockey, there are very few rules, as players are encouraged to trip, elbow and kick opponents.

Joust

Joust

Atari 5200 - Released - 1983

In Joust, players take control of a knight with a lance who rides their flying ostrich (or stork, for Player 2) to do battle against computer-controlled evil knights who ride atop vultures. Players must flap their steed's wings to hit the enemy from a higher jousting point to destroy the vulture and its rider. Once the enemy has been hit, an egg falls to one of the platforms below. The heroic knights must destroy the eggs before they hatch and release new and increasingly more difficult knights. The three strengths of enemy knights are Bounder (red knight), Hunter (white knight), and Shadow...

Joust

Joust

Arcade - Released - 1982

You are a knight flying on an ostrich, battling buzzard-mounted enemies. To fly, you repeatedly hit the flap button. To topple the Buzzard-Riders "the highest lance wins." Two-player head-to-head play is excellent. Each player controls a different knight and each of them rides a different mount. The first player is a yellow knight who rides on a flying ostrich. The second player is a light blue knight who rides on a giant stork. In each wave throughout the game, you must defeat every enemy knight in a joust. Everytime you defeat an enemy knight in a joust by ramming him atop his head, he...

Joust

Joust

Nintendo Entertainment System - October 30, 1987

Joust is a platforming game where the player controls a yellow knight riding a flying ostrich from a third-person perspective. The player navigates the protagonist around the game world, which consists of rock platforms floating above a flat island surrounded by lava.

Joust

Joust

Atari 7800 - Released - 1987

In Joust, players take control of a knight with a lance who rides their flying ostrich (or stork, for Player 2) to do battle against computer-controlled evil knights who ride atop vultures. Players must flap their steed's wings to hit the enemy from a higher jousting point to destroy the vulture and its rider. Once the enemy has been hit, an egg falls to one of the platforms below. The heroic knights must destroy the eggs before they hatch and release new and increasingly more difficult knights. The three strengths of enemy knights are Bounder (red knight), Hunter (white knight), and Shadow...

Joust 2: Survival of the Fittest

Joust 2: Survival of the Fittest

Arcade - Released - 1986

Joust 2: Survival of the Fittest is an arcade game developed by Williams Electronics and released in 1986. It is a sequel to Williams' 1982 game Joust. Like its predecessor, Joust 2 is a 2D aerial combat game with platforms to land on. The player uses a button and joystick to control a knight riding a flying ostrich. The object is to progress through levels by defeating groups of enemy knights riding buzzards. Joust 2 features improved audio-visuals and new features such as mutant buzzards created by eggs falling into lava, the ability to transform from an ostrich to a flying horse, and...

Moon Patrol

Moon Patrol

Atari 800 - Released - 1984

Moon Patrol is a side-scrolling game where the player must drive a moon buggy from one station on the Moon to another, all while avoiding crashing or getting destroyed by alien ships. The vehicle is constantly moving right and the player can speed up or slow down, jump, and shoot (simultaneously firing upwards and forwards.) There are 25 checkpoints along the way, each symbolized with a letter from A to Z, and serving as a respawn point. Every five checkpoints mark a separate "stage" within the entire course; reaching the end of a stage under the par time grants a large score bonus. Dangers...

Mortal Kombat 3

Mortal Kombat 3

Sony Playstation - Released - October 7, 1995

MORTAL KOMBAT 3 is the third installment in this immensely popular and intensely gory series. Shao Kahn has assumed control of Earth and the Outworld, and now both are plunged into darkness, overrun by his barbaric beasts. You must clash with evil to restore order and put Shao Kahn in his place. Are you ready to sacrifice your soul in battle? Go toe-to-toe with 15 ruthless pugilists, including new fighters like Nightwolf, the four-armed Sheeva, riot cop Stryker, and Shao Kahn's evil bride Sindel. Of course, you'll also find your old favorites like Jax, Sonya, and Liu Kang. All of the moves...

NARC

NARC

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1990

Narc is a 1-2 player game, where your mission is to infiltrate the Mr. Big Corporation, the scourge of the underworld. To do this, you must get through the game's eight stages, with over ten sectors like the junkyard, subway, drug lab, nursery, downtown, Sunset Strip, and even the corporation, where Mr. Big resides. In order to get through the stages, you are required to collect a number of safe cards, and insert them in the slot next to the stage exit. Each sector includes a map, and should be easy to read. For example, the blue or red dots represent you, and the white dots are the missile...

Smash T.V.

Smash T.V.

Nintendo Entertainment System - September 1, 1991

Moving from one room to the next within the studio/arena, players have to shoot down hordes of enemies as they advance from all sides, while at the same time collecting weapons, power-up items, and assorted bonus prizes until a final show down with the show's host where you are finally granted your prizes, your life and freedom. One of the enemies is fat and is named Mr. Shrapnel who roams aside of the walls of some rooms and after a short period of time he explodes. In the NES version, he is replaced by a giant rolling bomb.

Smash T.V.

Smash T.V.

Arcade - Released - 1990

Smash T.V. was produced by Williams Electronic Games, Inc. (WMS, 1985-2000) in 1990. The year is 1999. The world's most popular television show is Smash T.V., an ultra-violent contest between two armed-to-the-teeth combatants, set loose in a series of deadly arenas that are filled to bursting with hordes of mindless beasts and killer robots. The aim of the game is to blast everything in sight and try to grab more cash and prizes than the other guy. Toaster ovens, VCRs, fancy cars and luxury holidays are there for the taking... for anyone who can survive long enough to enjoy them. Smash...

Soccer

Soccer

Pinball - Released - 1964

Star Trek: The Next Generation

Star Trek: The Next Generation

Pinball - Released - 1993

Star Trek: The Next Generation is a pinball machine from 1993, manufactured by Williams Electronic Games, Inc.

Stargate

Stargate

Arcade - January 1, 1981

Stargate is an arcade game released in 1981 by Williams Electronics. Created by Eugene Jarvis, it is a sequel to the 1980 game Defender, and was the first of only three productions from Vid Kidz, an independent development house formed by Jarvis and Larry DeMar.

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Pinball - Released - 1991

Terminator 2: Judgment Day is a pinball machine from July 1991, manufactured by Williams Electronic Games, Inc.

Troy Aikman NFL Football

Troy Aikman NFL Football

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - 1994

How would you like to have the best arm in football? You can... all 28 NFL teams. Over 100 real offensive plays and over 50 defensive plays. Battery back-up to save your stats. Design your own plays, team and your own season! Go head-to-head or be the coach. Super smooth animation and life-like stadium sound. Real weather conditions that affect your game play. Troy's a back-to-back Super Bowl champion quarterback. Can you be one?

Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3

Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3

Sega Genesis - Released - June 26, 1996

Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 combines the best of all the Mortal Kombats into a single cartridge. 23 playable characters are immediately available, such as Reptile, Cyrax, Scorpion, Sub-Zero, Jax, Katana, Sonya, and more. There are two bosses that are unlockable, as well as additional characters. There is a variety of new levels, some of which are interactive. Characters can uppercut someone, causing them to hit the ground hard and crash through to the bottom floor, or they can knocked someone off a bridge, landing in a pit of spikes.

Warlok

Warlok

Pinball - Released - 1982

Whirlwind

Whirlwind

Pinball - Released - 1990

Whirlwind is a 1990 pinball machine designed and manufactured by Williams Electronics. Themed around tornadoes, the machine is notable for three spinning discs on the playfield that spin the ball in random directions when activated during gameplay. Additionally, the machine had a fan located on the top of the backbox that blew in the player's face when the discs were active.

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