Data East Corporation

Aaron Spelling

Pinball - Released - 1992

Aaron Spelling was produced by Data East in 1992.

Arcade Hits: Magical Drop

Arcade Hits: Magical Drop

Sony Playstation - Released - November 28, 2002

This is the very first coin-op game (and home conversions) in the Magical Drop series. Similar to other titles in the series, the goal of the game is to clear the screen of constantly advancing objects called 'drops'. The player character, stuck at the bottom of the screen, has a grapple which can be used to pull down a single drop, change its colour and put it back in line. Drops disappear when a line of three or more drops of the same colour is created. There are several game modes: endless mode, story mode, two-player mode, and puzzle mode.

Astro Fantasia

Astro Fantasia

Arcade - Released - 1981

Astro Fantasia is a fixed shooter arcade game that was released by Data East in 1981. The player gets to pilot a single fighter spaceship against an armada of enemies. There are two different play screens that alternate: Wave 1 uses pseudo 3D graphics and has a large red bit of what appears to be part of a very large spaceship as background on the bottom half of the screen. You can move your ship around anywhere on the red background, but the black area beyond is off limits. The game opens with a large mothership craft visible at the top of the screen, but your shots cannot reach it at this...

Bad Dudes

Bad Dudes

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1989

The gameplay of Bad Dudes is roughly similar to the 1985 Konami side-scrolling arcade game Rush'n Attack and the 1984 side-scrolling beat-'em-up Kung Fu Master, but allows up to two players to play at once. Player One controls the character named "Blade" wearing white pants and Player Two controls the character named "Striker" wearing green pants. Players start with the ability to do basic punches, kicks and jumps. Some moves are special like spinning kicks and the ability to charge themselves up with "inner energy" (Qi) by holding the punch button to throw a powerful long-range attack that...

Bad Dudes

Bad Dudes

MS-DOS - Released - 1988

Bad Dudes is a six-level action game originating in the arcades. The gameplay involving beating a succession of guys to complete the level, then an end-of-level bad guy. The action takes place on two different levels of the screen, which can be jumped across or navigated using ladders. Moves such as punches and kicks are on offer. The control method makes jumping sideways quite tricky.

Birdie Try

Birdie Try

Arcade - Released - 1988

A golf game with a top-down view of the course. Clouds move across the screen indicating the wind's speed and direction.

Boomer Rang'r

Boomer Rang'r

Arcade - Released - 1983

A caveman runs around tossing his boomerang at enemy cavemen and prehistoric creatures. Pick up potions to spell out BOOMER RANG'R to move to next level. For even more fun, kill a dinosaur rider and mount his dinosaur! The player controls Whirley, a caveman armed with a boomerang whose quest is to find a lost treasure in that prehistoric land. As he searches for the lost treasure, must fight off enemy cavemen armed with clubs, dinosaurs and other prehistoric monsters. He must also look out for vultures who drop rocks. Whirley can also mount a dinosaur and ride it after he kill the caveman...

Burger Time

Burger Time

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

You play as Chef Pepper and your goal is to make giant hamburgers while evil eggs, sausages and pickles chase you around the game area. To properly make a hamburger you must assemble all of the ingredients together, dropping them from higher up onto the the burger area below. To actually do this you have to let Chef Pepper step all over the burger ingredients. As soon as an ingredient (a piece of lettuce for instance) has been stepped on, it will fall to the next level below. Falling food will squish any enemy following you and will also"bump" any other ingredient bellow it farther down....

BurgerTime

BurgerTime

MS-DOS - 1983

You play as Chef Pepper and your goal is to make giant hamburgers while evil eggs, sausages and pickles chase you around the game area. To properly make a hamburger you must assemble all of the ingredients together, dropping them from higher up onto the burger area below. To actually do this you have to let Chef Pepper step over every burger ingredient. As soon as an ingredient (a piece of lettuce for instance) has been stepped on, it will fall to the level below. Falling food will squish any enemy following you and will also "bump" any other ingredient below it farther down. Also, as an...

BurgerTime

BurgerTime

Texas Instruments TI 99/4A - Released - 1983

You play as Chef Pepper and your goal is to make giant hamburgers while evil eggs, sausages and pickles chase you around the game area. To properly make a hamburger you must assemble all of the ingredients together, dropping them from higher up onto the burger area below. To actually do this you have to let Chef Pepper step over every burger ingredient. As soon as an ingredient (a piece of lettuce for instance) has been stepped on, it will fall to the level below. Falling food will squish any enemy following you and will also "bump" any other ingredient below it farther down. Also, as an...

BurgerTime

BurgerTime

Apple II - Released - 1983

BurgerTime (バーガータイム, Bāgātaimu) is a 1982 arcade game created by Data East initially for its DECO Cassette System. You play as Chef Pepper and your goal is to make giant hamburgers while evil eggs, sausages and pickles chase you around the game area. To properly make a hamburger you must assemble all of the ingredients together, dropping them from higher up onto the burger area below. To actually do this you have to let Chef Pepper step over every burger ingredient. As soon as an ingredient (a piece of lettuce for instance) has been stepped on, it will fall to the level below. Falling food...

BurgerTime

BurgerTime

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

You play as Chef Pepper and your goal is to make giant hamburgers while evil eggs, sausages and pickles chase you around the game area. To properly make a hamburger you must assemble all of the ingredients together, dropping them from higher up onto the burger area below. To actually do this you have to let Chef Pepper step over every burger ingredient. As soon as an ingredient (a piece of lettuce for instance) has been stepped on, it will fall to the level below. Falling food will squish any enemy following you and will also "bump" any other ingredient below it farther down. Also, as an...

Counter Steer

Counter Steer

Arcade - Released - 1985

Counter Steer was developed and published by Data East and only released in Japan in 1985. A top down motorcycle racing game.

Death Brade

Death Brade

Fujitsu FM Towns Marty - Released - 1992

Death Brade is a versus fighting game with several stand-out features. With the exception of Hercules, playable characters have no names: they either represent a warrior class (Fighter, Amazoness), or are popular mythological beings (Minotaur, Beast, Dragon, and Golem). The game has two modes: single-player, in which the player selects a fighter and competes against computer-controlled opponents in a strict order, and two-player mode, where both players can choose their characters. Unlike most versus fighting games, the battles take place on a square arena instead of the usual horizontal...

Disco No.1

Disco No.1

Arcade - Released - March 1, 1982

Disco No. 1 (AKA Sweet Heart) is an arcade game released in 1982 by Data East. The game was available on DECO Cassette System and conventional versions. Disco No 1 was released in March 1982. It was known as the 19th video game (Cassette no. 19) made for the Deco Cassette System. The player plays as a 90-pound weakling kid in a roller rink who has to skate around the bad guys in order to win the love of cute girls. Earn points by completely encircling one or more tough guys and picking up various bonus items that float across the rink.

Doukoku Soshite...

Doukoku Soshite...

Sega Saturn - Released - February 26, 1998

In this game, you play the role of a high-school student (whom you can name as you like). A bus takes him and his classmates to the school every day. But this time, just when the hero was talking to one of his classmates, the lovely girl Riyo, a car drove up to the bus, there was a sound of a crash, and then the hero became unconscious. When he woke up, he found himself, his classmates (most of whom were girls), and a couple of unknown people in a locked room in a strange mansion. Soon the hero realizes something terrible is going on in the mansion. People are being killed under mysterious...

DS Telejan

DS Telejan

Arcade - Released - 1981

A Mahjong style tabletop game. Runs on the "DECO Cassette System" hardware. Known as the 14th video game (Cassette no. 14) made for the DECO Cassette System.

Explorer

Explorer

Arcade - Released - November 1, 1982

A flying space shooter that has you shooting the baddies in an early 3d style environment. This video game runs on the "DECO Cassette System" Hardware. Explorer was released in November 1982. It was known as the 18th video game (cassette no. 18) made for the DECO Cassette System.

Express Raider

Express Raider

Sony PSP Minis - June 15, 2010

Your aim in life is to be the greatest train robber in the Wild West, a multi-stage task. Your character has plenty of attacking kicks and punches to use on anyone who gets in his way, starting with the local banker, and then some coyotes roaming the plains, who are easier dodged than killed. After this, you find yourself atop the train, attacking a succession of guards in one-on-one beat ‘em up duels, each of which must be won outright within the time limit to avoid losing a life. Many of these shoot at you, so dodge their shots as you attack them. The game offers a practice mode, in which...

Express Raider

Express Raider

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

Your aim in life is to be the greatest train robber in the Wild West, a multi-stage task. Your character has plenty of attacking kicks and punches to use on anyone who gets in his way, starting with the local banker, and then some coyotes roaming the plains, who are easier dodged than killed. After this, you find yourself atop the train, attacking a succession of guards in one-on-one beat ‘em up duels, each of which must be won outright within the time limit to avoid losing a life. Many of these shoot at you, so dodge their shots as you attack them. The game offers a practice mode, in which...

Fighting Ice Hockey

Fighting Ice Hockey

Arcade - Released - April 2, 1984

Fighting Ice Hockey was produced by Data East in 1984. An ice hockey game from Data East. This video game runs on the "DECO Cassette System" Hardware. It was known as the 40th video game made for this system (Cassette no. 40).

Flash Boy

Arcade - Released - 1981

In The Deco Kid (Flash Boy in Japan) you fly around in space as a superhero. You have no bullets, your only weapons are your fists and your super speed. However, once you run low on energy, you can no longer use your super speed to kill enemies.

Flying Ball

Flying Ball

Arcade - Released - 1985

Flying Ball is a Puzzle game, developed and published by Data East, which was released in Japan in 1984. A breakout style game very similar to Cluster Buster/Graplop. Runs on the "DECO Cassette System" hardware

Graplop

Graplop

Arcade - Released - 1983

The ball is used to dislodge an ever-changing array of 'grapes' in this souped-up breakout proto-Arkanoid style game. Cluster Buster or Graplop was released in November 1983. It was known as the 28th video game (Cassette no. 28) made for the Deco Cassette System.

Heavy Barrel

Heavy Barrel

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

Heavy Barrel is a shooter with a top-down view similar to Commando and Ikari Warriors. Terrorists have seized the underground control complex of a nuclear missile site. It is up to the player to infiltrate the installation and eliminate the leader of the terrorist army before they can launch the missiles. To stop the terrorists you will need the powerful weapon Heavy Barrel. The problem is that the weapon still is in the installation. Before the fortress fell the weapon was taken apart and locked in six different storage lockers. To defeat the terrorists you must collect all keys and...

Hellow Gateball

Hellow Gateball

Arcade - Released - 1984

A little under 50 games were released for the DECO Cassette System. Some of the more popular games were also issued in dedicated cabinets and/or licensed out to other manufacturers for use in other territories. This sports game was one of them, wherein there are three numbered metal hoops or gates in a triangle and a center post called “agari,” which a player strikes last. All this must be done under the gun as a timer is running.

Home Run Nighter: Pennant League!!

Home Run Nighter: Pennant League!!

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 31, 1989

Home Run Nighter: Pennant League!! is a Sports game, developed and published by Data East, which was released in Japan in 1989.

Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja

Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja features the characters Joe and Mac as cavemen ninjas in a multi-level platform area where the player has to jump and club incoming enemies. They can also throw at them from distance using such weapons as boomerangs, bones, fire, flints, electricity and stone wheels. The objective of the game is to rescue a group of girls who were kidnapped by a rival tribe.

Karate Champ

Karate Champ

Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - July 22, 1988

The player assumes the role of a karate competitor and fights against another player or the computer. Using two joysticks, players can execute a number of moves. Gameplay consists of a two dimensional fight between Karate characters wearing white and red gi, followed by various bonus rounds for the successful player. This pattern repeats itself in the next, more challenging round set against a new background. Unlike most later fighter-type games, there are no health bar or hit points. A hit successfully landed ends the round and earns the player or his opponent either one point or half...

Lock 'n' Chase

Lock 'n' Chase

Sony PSP Minis - Released - June 8, 2010

Originally released by Data East in 1981, Lock 'n' Chase is an arcade classic, and now you can play it as a PlayStation Mini! Play as Lupin, the merry madcap, who is trying to collect gold coins and other valuable loot while avoiding four super detectives that are trying to capture him. Skillful gamers will be able to trap the detectives and earn extra bonus points. Be careful -- locking the wrong gates at the wrong time can get you trapped and allow the detectives to catch you. As you progress to new levels, additional loot items will appear, but the detectives will become quicker and more...

Lock'n'Chase

Lock'n'Chase

Arcade - 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...

Magical Drop

Magical Drop

Sega Saturn - Released - December 15, 1995

This is the very first coin-op game (and home conversions) in the Magical Drop series. Similar to other titles in the series, the goal of the game is to clear the screen of constantly advancing objects called 'drops'. The player character, stuck at the bottom of the screen, has a grapple which can be used to pull down a single drop, change its colour and put it back in line. Drops disappear when a line of three or more drops of the same colour is created. There are several game modes: endless mode, story mode, two-player mode, and puzzle mode.

Magical Drop III

Magical Drop III

Sony Playstation - Released - July 23, 2000

This is the third installment in the puzzle frenzy series Magical Drop. In the game you control a clown who throws marbles up on the screen into the cluster of multi-colored marbles, rocks and crystals. The goal is to get three or more of the same color to remove marbles, but you can also grab more than one at the time to create long chain combos and gain better "special" blocks at the top of the screen. You can play the game in single player modes or versus a friend in versus mode. In versus mode you get to pick your character, much like in a fighting game, each with their own counter...

Makai Hakkenden Shada

Makai Hakkenden Shada

NEC TurboGrafx-16 - Released - April 1, 1989

The story of this game is loosely based on the 19th century Japanese epic novel Nanso Satomi Hakkenden ("Tale of Eight Dogs") by Kyokutei Bakin. In the game, the player controls a young warrior named Shin. The elder of his home village tells him that a magical artifact known as the Statue of the Four Gods has been stolen. This artifact was sealing away the spirit of the evil Tamazusa. To prevent Tamazusa's resurrection, Shin must find seven other warriors. Only when they are united can the evil be defeated once and for all... Despite the premise of eight warriors, Makai Hakkenden Shada is...

Manhattan

Manhattan

Arcade - Released - January 19, 1981

This game is a trampoline jumping game in the concrete jungle of Manhattan. The player uses a trampoline to send The DECO Kid (player character) flying through the air & must guide him safely onto the landing bars while avoiding balloons & obstructions. It seems like landing on different bars awards different points to the player, or maybe landing at certain spots of the bars like the edges gives the player one amount of points while landing at the center gives another amount. The player's soaring & descending speed is displayed at the center of the upper part of the screen. The maximum...

Metal Max

Metal Max

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - May 24, 1991

Metal Max is a RPG set in a futuristic world, where monsters and mechanical creatures roam the land and where many people live in huge underground caves. You play the role of a young boy who lives in a town with his father and his older sister. Your biggest dream is to become a "hunter" - to kill the monsters that are roaming outside, and to receive rewards for that. Your father doesn't approve of your dream, but you nevertheless decide to explore the underground caves surrounding your town, to learn more about the world you live in, and eventually become a true hunter and help to overthrow...

Midnight Resistance

Midnight Resistance

Arcade - Released - 1989

The Midnight Resistance fighters are up against the awesome powers of mad scientist King Crimson and his Crimson Corps. Crimson has kidnapped your scientist grandfather and five more of your relatives, and aims to put his advanced plans to evil use. Take control of a Resistance fighter in this scrolling shoot 'em up consisting of nine platform-based levels, each ending with a Boss to defeat. Your enemies appear on foot and in vehicles, and Crimson has also planted machine gun bays en route. Dead enemies release keys, which can be traded in at shop points for weapons. These weapons...

Motteke Oh! Dorobou

Motteke Oh! Dorobou

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 15, 1995

Motteke Oh! Dorobou ("Take It! Oh! Thief") is a comedic board game that has a group of player-controlled thieves working against each other and against AI-controlled law enforcement to complete a heist and get away with a fortune of filthy lucre. The game is framed like a board game heavy with random events that can help or obstruct the player's chances of success in a manner similar to the Jinsei Game series, the Japanese equivalent of Milton Bradley's The Game of Life. The player can select between six career thieves, each with their own strengths and weaknesses, and chooses three more for...

Mutant Fighters: Death Brade

Mutant Fighters: Death Brade

Sharp X68000 - Released - October 30, 1992

Mutant Fighter is a versus fighting game with several stand-out features. With the exception of Hercules, playable characters have no names: they either represent a warrior class (Fighter, Amazoness), or are popular mythological beings (Minotaur, Beast, Dragon, and Golem). The game has two modes: single-player, in which the player selects a fighter and competes against computer-controlled opponents in a strict order, and two-player mode, where both players can choose their characters. Unlike most versus fighting games, the battles take place on a square arena instead of the usual horizontal...

Ninja (DECO)

Ninja (DECO)

Arcade - Released - 1980

Ninja is an arcade game released by Data East in December 1980. Also known as Sengoku Ninja Tai in Japan, it was the second game released for the DECO Cassette System. The objective of the game is to shoot the ninjas before they reach the top of the castle.

Ocean to Ocean

Arcade - Released - 1981

A Rare Medals style fruit/slot machine game. Runs on the "DECO Cassette System" hardware. Ocean to Ocean was known as the 10th game made for this system (Cassette no. 10).

Peter Pepper's Ice Cream Factory

Peter Pepper's Ice Cream Factory

Arcade - Released - 1984

In this Burger Time spinoff, the player controls the Ice-cream man Peter Pepper with the object of placing ice-cream scoops into cones. The player can also put a scoop into a cone that already has a scoop. When all scoops are in cones, the player is taken to the next Pattern. Throwing an ice-cream scoop can send it up on a platform depending on the position. Living confectioneries and utensils will try to hinder Peter's progress, but they can be taken out by pushing or throwing an ice-cream scoop directly on them. Also enemies cannot harm Peter while they/he is climbing a ladder.

Pro Golf

Pro Golf

Arcade - Released - 1981

Pro Golf (also known as 18 Holes Pro Golf) is an early arcade golf game from Data East, and was released in September 1981.

Pro Soccer

Pro Soccer

Arcade - Released - November 1, 1983

A soccer game where you can switch to the player closest to the ball to be in on all the action. Pro Soccer was released in November 1983. It was known as the 33th video game made for the "DECO Cassette System" Hardware system (Cassette No. 33).

The Real Ghostbusters

The Real Ghostbusters

Amstrad CPC - 1989

After the success of the Ghostbusters film (and indeed of the licensed game from Activision) a cartoon TV series was created, which this game is based on. The player controls a Ghostbuster, who has 10 levels full of ghosts to clear up. This is done by first shooting the ghosts using a gun, and then by using a photon beam (by holding down the fire button) to suck them in for storage in the backpack. Photon recharges can be collected, as can the potential for an improved shot, as well as a shield. The Ghostbusters mascot Slimer also appears as a power-up, which hovers around the player's...

The Real Ghostbusters

The Real Ghostbusters

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1988

After the success of the Ghostbusters film (and indeed of the licensed game from Activision) a cartoon TV series was created, which this game is based on. The player controls a Ghostbuster, who has 10 levels full of ghosts to clear up. This is done by first shooting the ghosts using a gun, and then by using a photon beam (by holding down the fire button) to suck them in for storage in the backpack. Photon recharges can be collected, as can the potential for an improved shot, as well as a shield. The Ghostbusters mascot Slimer also appears as a power-up, which hovers around the player's...

Road Blaster

Road Blaster

Sharp X68000 - Released - May 4, 2009

Road Blaster dates from the era when interactive movies (e.g. Dragon's Lair, Escape from Cybercity, Time Gal...) with film-quality graphics, but limited player movement, were highly popular. Players assume the role of an angry cop on a wild ride as he pursues a gang of bikers who killed his wife. Players need to race through oncoming traffic, squeeze between trucks, trash motorcycles and steer through lots of explosions. The only thing needed are quick reflexes to follow the instructions on the screen (with an increasing difficulty) in order to keep the animation going. The action is...

RoboCop

RoboCop

Atari ST - Released - 1989

Patrolman Alex Murphy was killed on the streets of Detroit. The major corporation there, Omni Consumer Products (OCP) saw an opportunity to sell a new kind of law enforcement officer to the troubled city. They took what was left of Murphy, encased it in titanium armor, wiped his memory and created RoboCop. Now it's up to RoboCop to clean the streets of Detroit and eliminate the one responsible for his murder, Clarence Boddicker. But it looks like Clarence might not be the kingpin of this town... Based on the 1987 movie of the same name, RoboCop allows the player to control RoboCop. The...

RoboCop

RoboCop

Arcade - Released - 1988

RoboCop is a 1988 run and gun/beat 'em up hybrid arcade game developed and published by Data East with permission from Ocean Software. Other reworked versions appeared for home computers and video game consoles, most of them handled by Ocean, as well as a NES version ported by Sakata SAS and published by Data East. It has more recently appeared on mobile phones. The games capture the spirit of the RoboCop film to some degree, as it involves killing generic criminals and enemy bosses, like the dangerous ED-209. Being quite popular, RoboCop was followed by several sequels (most of them...

RoboCop

RoboCop

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

Patrolman Alex Murphy was killed on the streets of Detroit. The major corporation there, Omni Consumer Products (OCP) saw an opportunity to sell a new kind of law enforcement officer to the troubled city. They took what was left of Murphy, encased it in titanium armor, wiped his memory and created RoboCop. Now it's up to RoboCop to clean the streets of Detroit and eliminate the one responsible for his murder, Clarence Boddicker. But it looks like Clarence might not be the kingpin of this town... Based on the 1987 movie of the same name, RoboCop allows the player to control RoboCop. The...

Rootin' Tootin'

Rootin' Tootin'

Commodore 64 - Released - 1983

Rootin' Tootin' is a musical instrument themed game similar to Pac-Man. You play as a tuba that moves about a maze of vertical and horizontal staves collecting musical notes. In pursuit is the rest of the orchestra, which may consist of modified versions of guitars, cymbals, triangles and pianos. There are cymbombs which occasionally drop additional notes, triens which drop deadly pauses, madphones which shoot sonic blasts and pianahs which relentlessly chase you and are not confined to the staves. But you are not defenseless against this musical menagerie. As you collect a musical note, it...

Skater

Skater

Arcade - Released - 1983

Skater was known as the 30th video game made for this system (Cassette No. 30). In this game you try to skate along and dip to allow your legs to straddle the holiday gifts, which you then pick up and increase your score.

Stadium Hero '96

Stadium Hero '96

Arcade - Released - 1996

Stadium Hero ’96 is an arcade baseball game with cartoon characters. Play in tournament mode to try to win the championship in 1 player or 2 player mode.

Super Astro Fighter

Super Astro Fighter

Arcade - Released - 1981

Super Astro Fighter was produced by Data East in 1982. A simple space shooter from Data East.

Super Birdie Rush

Super Birdie Rush

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 6, 1992

Super Birdie Rush is a top-down golf game released exclusively in Japan and the sequel to Golf Club: Birdie Rush. Super Birdie Rush was either developed by Data East or commissioned by them, and they also published the game. The player can select between Stroke Play, Match Play and Tournament, each of which takes progressively more time to complete. The game takes advantage of Mode 7 when presenting an overhead view of each hole before the player can tee off. It otherwise takes the common video game golf route of having the player hit the button to stop a moving gauge in order to determine...

Super Doubles Tennis

Super Doubles Tennis

Arcade - Released - 1983

Super Doubles Tennis was produced by Data East in 1983. A tennis game from Data East.

Tantei Jinguuji Saburou: Mikan no Report

Tantei Jinguuji Saburou: Mikan no Report

Sega Saturn - Released - November 29, 1996

Tantei Jingūji Saburō ~ Mikan no Rupo is a Japanese style adventure game in the detective/mystery genre. It is the 5th game in the Jake Hunter / Tantei Jingūji Saburō series, being released between Toki no Sugiyuku Mama ni... (1990) and Yume no Owari ni (1998). While following the same formula of the previous titles, the game features a "Zapping System", allowing the player to see the story from the perspective of other characters as well as Jingūji. Also featured in this title is car chase and following suspects in the form of 3D mini-games, although these features would rarely be seen again...

Thunder Storm & Road Blaster

Thunder Storm & Road Blaster

Sony Playstation - Released - October 20, 1995

Thunder Storm (aka Cobra Command): 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. Road Blaster: The story of Road Blaster is inspired by revenge thriller films such as Mad Max, and takes place in a post-apocalyptic wasteland in the late 1990s United States (a future at the time of the game's release). The player assumes the role of a vigilante who drives a customized...

Thunder Storm LX-3

Thunder Storm LX-3

Sharp X68000 - Released - May 4, 2010

Thunder Storm LX-3 \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. There is no background music to go along with the sound effects. The levels are fairly short with a...

Tournament Pro Golf

Tournament Pro Golf

Arcade - Released - 1981

A 1981 18 holes Golf game for one or two players release in 1981 for Data East's DECO Cassette System. Called 18 Challenge Pro Golf (18チャレンジプロゴルフ) in Japan

Video Game Anthology Vol. 2: Atomic Runner Chelnov

Video Game Anthology Vol. 2: Atomic Runner Chelnov

Sharp X68000 - Released - January 29, 1993

One windy day, there was an explosion at a nuclear power station, causing heavy doses of radiation to be poured over many people. One of these people was a coal miner named Chelnov. When he survived the deadly accident, he was possessed with abnormal powers. Having realized this, he decided to act in the cause of justice. He is determined to escape the Eastern Bloc country he called home and run and jump across the world to finish in the US. What distinguishes Chelnov: Atomic Runner from other platform games is its use of forced scrolling. This occurs when the screen moves continuously from...

Vs. T.K.O. Boxing

Vs. T.K.O. Boxing

Arcade - 1987

Vs. T.K.O. Boxing is a Sports / Boxing game developed by Namco / Data East USA in 1987 for the Arcade.

Werewolf: The Last Warrior

Werewolf: The Last Warrior

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - November 1, 1990

He's BAD, RAD and extremely MAD - because to a WEREWOLF, there's nothing like revenge! The world's been destroyed by Dr. Faryan, a twisted madman possessed by an ancient spirit. Faryan's henchmen rule. But one buff warrior's been granted magical powers of the wolf and is now out to bust-up Faryan. And when WEREWOLF finds him, the fur and fangs will fly!

Windjammers

Windjammers

Sony Playstation Vita - Released - August 29, 2017

Windjammers is based on a real-life sport known as Saucer Tennis or Frisbee Tennis. You and an opponent face off in an arena with a low net in the middle. Points are scored by throwing a disc into the goals behind a player or whenever your opponent is not able to catch the disc in time. There are two moves: a regular throw and a lob. By using quarter-circle movement, you can also add effect to the throw. To catch difficult discs, you can slide to move more quickly. There are six characters to choose from, with specific abilities and their own court fit for their skills. A single game...

Winning Shot

Winning Shot

NEC TurboGrafx-16 - Released - March 3, 1989

Winning Shot is a golf game which is completely played from a top-down perspective. The hitting mechanics are based on a menu in which the player can set the used club (out of 14), the hitting strength and the location where the ball is hit. The courses feature many obstacles which should be avoided and wind which should be calculated in. Besides the single-player mode in which the player participates in tournaments there are also two multiplayer modes: one for two players and another one for up to four players. The basic goal for both is to have the lowest amount of hits after 18 holes, but...

Winter Heat

Winter Heat

Sega Saturn - Released - November 30, 1997

Winter Heat is the home conversion of the DecAthlete (also known as Athlete Kings) sequel, replacing decathlon by Winter sports. Competition (in Arcade, Saturn or Practice modes) includes 11 events featuring eight athletes of different nationalities - Li Huang, Karl Vain, Joe Kudou, Ellen Reggiani, Aleksei Rigel and Rick Blade are joined by B.B. (replacing Jef Jansens, who appears as a secret athlete) and Johann Stensen (instead of Femi Kadiena). The game is a typical Winter-sports game, in the line of those released by Epyx but with a more arcade feel. The events include: Speed Skiing: A...

Zaviga

Zaviga

Arcade - Released - 1984

Zaviga was produced by Data East in 1984. A vertical shooter tank game. Zaviga is a top view vertical shooter with the screen scrolling upwards constantly, though the screen does scroll to the left or the right when you move in that direction. You start the game as a tank and you must drive along blasting and throwing bombs along the floor of a huge canyon with different routes that can be taken. A sight in front of your tank shows you where the bombs are going to land. Your tank has the ability to turn into a jet fighter at any time which enables you to fly over the canyon and blast and...

Zero Target

Zero Target

Arcade - Released - 1985

Zero Target was produced by Data East in 1985. Airplane shooting game from Data East's classic era.

Zeroize

Arcade - Released - 1983

Zeroize was known as the 37th video game release made for this system (Cassette No. 37). Runs on the "DECO Cassette System" hardware A one or two player maze game published and developed by Data East in 1983.

Zombie Revenge

Zombie Revenge

Arcade - Released - 1999

A top secret government plan to use undead soldiers has gone horribly wrong. Just before it was ready to be put into operation, someone unknown interfered. Now a year later the city is the home for the undead. Three agents, Stick Breitling, Linda Rotta and Rikiya Busujima, who have come together from various paths of fate, now join together to do battle against the army of the undead and rid the streets of the zombie scum! The game features multiple weapons and 1 or 2-player arcade action. Each of the characters have different attributes, agility, strength, better with weapons as opposed to...

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