Bally Midway

The Adventures of Robby Roto!

The Adventures of Robby Roto!

Arcade - Released - 1981

The Adventures of Robby Roto! is a 1981 arcade game produced by Bally/Midway. It is one of the few games made available to legally download on the official website of MAME, a video game emulator.

Arch Rivals

Arch Rivals

Arcade - January 1, 1989

Arch Rivals is a basketball arcade game released by Midway in 1989. Billed by Midway as "A Basket Brawl", the game features two-on-two full court basketball games in which players are encouraged to punch opposing players and steal the ball from them. Arch Rivals allows players to select from a variety of fictional teams (although arcade operators can change the team names to reflect real ones) and players. One playable character, "Tyrone" was also featured in the animated Power Team segments of the television series Video Power. Home versions of the game were released for the Nintendo...

Astron Belt

Astron Belt

Arcade - Released - May 15, 1983

The player controls a lone spacecraft on a mission to singlehandedly take down the entire enemy armada. Enemy fighters and ships shoot at the player, and there are mines and other objects that must be shot or avoided. The game is divided into waves. At the end of each wave is a command ship that must be destroyed. In later waves the enemy fighters move and shoot more aggressively, and their shots are more accurate. Some waves take place in open space, while others require the player to battle enemies while flying through narrow trenches and tunnels. The player is on a timer at the...

Attack from Mars

Attack from Mars

Pinball - December 1, 1995

Baby Pac-Man

Baby Pac-Man

Arcade - Released - 1982

Baby Pac-Man is a hybrid arcade/pinball game released by Bally Midway on October 11, 1982. The cabinet consists of a 13-inch video screen seated above an elevated horizontal pinball game, and the combination fits into roughly the same size space as an upright arcade machine. The development of Baby Pac-Man was not authorized by Namco. It was designed and released entirely by Bally-Midway (as were Pac-Man Plus, Jr. Pac-Man, and Professor Pac-Man), which eventually led to Namco canceling its relationship with Bally-Midway. 7,000 units were produced.

Baby Pac-Man

Baby Pac-Man

Pinball - Released - 1982

The Bally Game Show

The Bally Game Show

Pinball - Released - January 26, 1990

Biorhythm

Biorhythm

Bally Astrocade - July 1, 1981

Enter your birthdate and watch as the computer calculates your physical, emotional and intellectual cycles. The screen displays your highs, lows and critical days. This program can be great fun at parties. Biorhythm can help you develope a new awareness of your moods and personal interaction with the world. 1 or 2 players.

Black Rose

Black Rose

Pinball - Released - July 1, 1992

Bugs Bunny's Birthday Ball

Bugs Bunny's Birthday Ball

Pinball - Released - December 3, 1990

Bull Fight

Bull Fight

Arcade - Released - 1984

Bullfight, known as The Tougyuu (ザ・闘牛) in Japan, is a bull fighting game for Sega System 1 arcade hardware. A matador fights against a bull by waving his cape to lure the bull and then stab him with the sword. Sometimes two extra bulls enter the ring to make things more difficult.

Crater Raider

Arcade - Released - 1984

Crater Raider was produced by Bally Midway in 1984. Bally Midway released 96 different machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1980. Other machines made by Bally Midway during the time period Crater Raider was produced include Demolition Derby, Big Bat, Timber, Eight Ball Deluxe, 10 Pin Deluxe, Journey, NFL Football, Domino Man, E2088, and Grand Slam (2 player version). The player is a tank trying to rescue hostages on worlds with lots of craters (that the player can descend into.) Rescuing all hostages, while avoiding (or destroying) other tanks and UFOs advances...

Demolition Derby

Demolition Derby

Arcade - Released - 1984

Drive your car in a demolition derby and avoid getting hit in the radiator. Hit other cars in the radiator several times to make them explode. Collect wrenches, screwdrivers and car keys for bonuses.

Demons & Dragons

Arcade - Released - 1982

A Prototype shooter created by Dave Nutting Associates for Bally Midway that used a Stick and Trackball for control input. Goals: Avoid the killer dragon. Stop the flying dragons from burning the castle. Throw magic missiles at other evil creatures. Stop the dreaded troll. Grab all 3 keys in 1 wave to free the princess. Beware of dark surprises.

Discs of Tron

Discs of Tron

Arcade - Released - January 1, 1983

In 1983 Bally midway released the follow up to the original Tron game titled Discs of Tron. In Discs of Tron the game recreates the disc fighting sequence of the movie where you progress through different platforms in a disc battle against the evil enemy Sark. Once again players utilize an 8-way joystick for moving with one button for firing and a rotary dial for controlling the direction of the fire.

Doctor Who

Doctor Who

Pinball - Released - September 1, 1992

Doctor Who is a 1992 pinball game by Bally, based on the classic BBC television show. The Master and Davros have teamed up to destroy Earth, and it's up to the Doctor and his six other counterparts to defeat them. Sylvester McCoy and Terry Molloy provide voice acting as the Seventh Doctor and Davros, respectively.

Future Spy

Future Spy

Arcade - Released - 1984

Future Spy is an arcade game released by Sega in 1984 that runs on Sega Zaxxon hardware. Like Zaxxon it is a isometric shoot-'em-up, but unlike Zaxxon the player does not spend time adjusting the height of his ship (or plane in this circumstance). One button fires at air targets while another drops bombs on ground targets. Future Spy was not ported to any home platforms during the first few years after release, but it did see a release as part of Sega Mega Drive Collection in 2006.

Gaplus

Gaplus

Arcade - Released - 1984

Gaplus (ギャプラス Gyapurasu) is a fixed shooter arcade game that was released by Namco in 1984. It was the only other game to run on Namco Phozon hardware, and in the US, a modification kit was later released to change the name to Galaga 3, possibly to increase recognition among fans of the games even though there was no "Galaga 2". Gaplus is a sequel to Galaga and has similar gameplay. The player controls a spaceship, that can now move vertically (limited to halfway up the screen, much like Atari's Centipede) as well as horizontally, and shoots at swarms of incoming insect-like aliens which fly...

Granny and the Gators

Granny and the Gators

Pinball - Released - 1984

Harley-Davidson (Bally)

Harley-Davidson (Bally)

Pinball - Released - 1991

Indianapolis 500

Indianapolis 500

Pinball - Released - June 6, 1995

Journey

Journey

Arcade - July 1, 1983

You must recover the instruments for the five members of the rock band Journey. Characters have black and white digitized faces. Plays many Journey songs, including a tape of Separate Ways. Bonus round: you the roadie must push fans away from the concert stage.

Jr. Pac-man

Jr. Pac-man

Arcade - Released - 1983

The gameplay of Jr. Pac-Man is very similar to that of its predecessors: The player controls the eponymous Jr. Pac-Man (who wears an animated propeller beanie), and scores points by eating all of the Pac-Dots in the maze, while four ghosts chase him around the maze and attempt to kill him. The player can eat an energizer to turn the ghosts blue, making them vulnerable for a short period of time, and allowing the player to eat them for extra points. Once the maze is cleared, a new maze will be presented and the gameplay will continue.

Judge Dredd

Judge Dredd

Pinball - Released - 1993

Jump Shot

Jump Shot

Arcade - 1985

An early one-on-one basketball game. Score more points than your opponent to win.

Mappy

Mappy

Arcade - Released - August 1, 1983

The player guides Mappy the police mouse through the mansion of the cats called Mewkies (Meowky in the U.S. version) to retrieve stolen goods. The player uses a left-right joystick to move Mappy and a single button to operate doors. The mansion has six floors of hallways in which the stolen items are stashed.

Mousin' Around!

Mousin' Around!

Pinball - Released - November 20, 1989

NBA Fastbreak

NBA Fastbreak

Pinball - Released - 1997

Pac-Man Plus

Pac-Man Plus

Arcade - September 1, 1982

The game plays exactly like the original except that there are various events (apparently selected at random) that may or may not occur after Pac-Man eats one of the four power pellets. These events include but are not limited to: the maze's structure becoming temporarily invisible, the ghosts turning invisible while they are blue, or only three of the four ghosts turning blue. The prizes in the middle of the maze can also act as a power pellet. Another difference is that later in the game the maze's structure becomes permanently invisible. The scoring system is exactly the same as in the...

Party Animal

Party Animal

Pinball - Released - 1987

Party Animal

Party Animal

Pinball - Released - 1987

The Party Zone

The Party Zone

Pinball - Released - 1991

In The Party Zone, host Captain B. Zarr comes to life as a 3D interactive character parading around on a giant rocket.

Pigskin 621AD

Pigskin 621AD

Arcade - Released - 1990

Play Football with Barbarians! A basic football-ish game is played on a field filled with weapons, traps, and even paid-off bystanders that will do anything to slow you down! You are the captain of a team of barbarians, trying to make as many 'touchdowns' as possible. Not only can you pass or lateral the ball to your teammates, but you can pick up concealed weapons too (then when a defender tries to tackle you, he comes out of the ball of dust with a mace in his face!). You can play against the computer, or head to head, but if you really start wiping the floor with your opponent, they...

Pool Sharks

Pool Sharks

Pinball - Released - March 14, 1990

Popeye saves the Earth

Popeye saves the Earth

Pinball - Released - 1994

Power Drive

Power Drive

Arcade - Released - 1987

Power Drive' is an arcade racing game featuring monster trucks from 1987 by Bally Midway. This arcade game is for up to three players simultaneously. Game modes include speed rallies, car crushes, high jumps and sled pulls.

Radical!

Radical!

Pinball - ROM Hack - June 14, 1990

Rampage

Rampage

Arcade - Released - 1986

The game where the nice guys don't get a look in. Grab your way through Chicago, punch up New York, and jump on San Francisco. Three indescribably nasty characters which bear a remarkable likeness to King Kong, Godzilla and Wolf-Man, need you to send them on a RAMPAGE in an enduring 150 days of destruction through 50 different cities!

Rescue Raider

Rescue Raider

Arcade - Released - 1987

Rescue Raider was produced by Bally Midway in 1987. Gather secret plans, better weapons and more fuel. Destroy any resistance. You pilot an armed vehicle that is trying to gather secret plans. These plans will reveal what an area of your map is hiding. You can also take hostages, gather fuel and better weapons. You seem to have unlimited lives but limited fuel. If you run out of fuel you can by more with a quarter.

Sarge

Sarge

Arcade - 1985

Sarge is an arcade game released by Bally Midway in 1985. Two players play at once, switching between tanks and helicopters. Players can fight each other. The game has two sets of joysticks.

Satan's Hollow

Satan's Hollow

Arcade - Released - 1981

Satan's Hollow is a fixed screen shoot 'em up that instead of the typical space setting of the genre involves fighting the devil and his minions. The gameplay is similar to Galaga or Moon Cresta with the enemies (most commonly gargoyles) moving around in specific patterns, often diving towards the player. The player moves left and right and uses his gun to destroy the enemies. A shield is also available and can be activated for a short moment's protection. The shield's power is limited and when used up the player has to wait for it to recharge. On the right side of the screen is a river of...

The Shadow

The Shadow

Pinball - Released - 1994

Sneaky Snake

Sneaky Snake

Bally Astrocade - January 1, 1983

Sneaky Snake is a clone of the Arcade game "Centipede" developed and published by Bally Midway, which was released in 1977.

Spy Hunter

Spy Hunter

Pinball - Released - 1984

Star Guards

Arcade - Released - 1986

Star Guards was produced by Bally Midway in 1986. Bally Midway released 96 different machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1980. Other machines made by Bally Midway during the time period Star Guards was produced include Motordome, Zwackery, Max RPM, Karate Fight, Strange Science, Beat the Clock, Shoot The Bull, Cybernaut, Fireball Classic, and Turbo Tag. Players control robot warriors fighting enemies in outer space.

Strange Science

Strange Science

Pinball - Released - 1986

Tapper

Tapper

Apple II - Released - September 11, 1983

Tapper, also known as Root Beer Tapper, is a 1983 arcade game released by Bally Midway. Tapper puts the player in the shoes of a bartender. The player must serve eager, thirsty patrons before their patience expires while collecting empty mugs and tips. The game was produced in association with Budweiser. Several variants of the game were released, with similar gameplay but different graphics and music. The first was with Budweiser branding, followed in 1984 by Root Beer Tapper, which was developed specifically for arcades because the original version was construed as advertising alcohol to...

Tapper

Tapper

Arcade - Released - 1983

Tapper, also known as Root Beer Tapper, is a 1983 arcade game released by Bally Midway. Tapper puts the player in the shoes of a bartender. The player must serve eager, thirsty patrons before their patience expires while collecting empty mugs and tips. The game was produced in association with Budweiser.

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.

Timber

Timber

Arcade - Released - 1984

You control a logger, who must chop down trees as they spring up. Two indicators appear at the top of the screen; the left tells you how many trees you must chop to clear the level, and the right tells you how much time you have left. The boss is watching you, so you must chop down the trees quickly; to earn points for each tree, and bonus points for chopping all the trees needed for that level with time remaining. If a bird falls out of a tree you chop down, grabbing the bird before it gets away will earn you bonus points. You must avoid allowing a tree to fall on you; if it does, you will...

Tornado Baseball + Tennis + Hockey + Handball

Tornado Baseball + Tennis + Hockey + Handball

Bally Astrocade - January 1, 1978

A combination of four different sports games, the four-in-one cartridge involves largely Pong-style Hockey, Tennis, and Handball, as well as uniquely organized Baseball game, for two players.

Truck Stop

Truck Stop

Pinball - Released - November 23, 1988

Turbo Tag

Arcade - 2019

An overhead view demolition derby type game where the player has to ram into cars while turbo charged before they park, and avoid the red tag car, or else the turbo charger will be lost, and the player will travel slow. If any car hits the player's car while not turbo charged, the player loses a life. There are other bonus items that can be picked up for points. Collecting all 4 will send the player to the bonus round. There are bombs that the player also has to avoid to prevent losing a life. The round is ended by collecting the T-U-R-B-O letters. Trivia: This game is a prototype and was...

Up'n Down

Up'n Down

Commodore 64 - Released - January 1, 1984

FUN IN THE FAST LANE Drive your Baja Buggy over treacherous miles of deadly motocross track. Watch out! The course is crawling with opponents who want to make this the last race you run. Beware of killer pick-up trucks, boulders, and swarms of other motoring menaces. The Official Home Version of the SALLY/MIDWAY Arcade Winner. - Multiple screeching screens of Baja Road Race excitement. - High-speed challenges for one or two players. - Full-throttle color action-animated graphics.

Wacko

Wacko

Arcade - Released - 1983

Kapt'n Krooz'r "kroozes" around the landscape and inside caves shooting monsters and avoiding collisions. Shoot two matching monsters in succession to make them disappear. On higher levels, shooting unmatched monsters creates "mutants".

Who Dunnit

Who Dunnit

Pinball - Released - 1995

The aim of the game is to solve five murder mysteries by interrogating suspects and finding evidence before heading to the Roof in the game to catch the killer. There can be a maximum of four balls in play at any time, and it can support up to four players. There are five "balls", but once they are all exhausted, the player can have an extra three "balls" by inserting a credit. If the player gets their initials on the high scores list, they may be awarded 1 free go (or 2 free goes if they manage to get enough points to become Grand Champion).

World Cup Soccer

World Cup Soccer

Pinball - Released - 1994

Xenophobe

Xenophobe

Arcade - Released - 1987

Xenos. The very name strikes fear into every colonist's heart. A distress call is received from space stations orbiting your homeworld, then silence. A single ship escapes, piloted by a battered man who tells the tale of pods that hatch into acid-spitting Xenos. A small band of engineers has been dispatched to combat the Xeno threat before it takes over all the space stations and, eventually, your homeworld. Xenophobe is a side-scrolling shooter with platform elements. Assemble your band of engineers and fight the Xenos on each station, striving to either clear it or abandon it. You start...

X's & O's

X's & O's

Pinball - Released - 1984

Zwackery

Zwackery

Arcade - Released - 1984

A fantasy-type game with all the fairy tale elements. Jump around and preserve all the pages of Zak's "Book of Life" from the Gholum. In Zwackery, you control a wizard named Zachary Thwacker. Your beloved has been transformed into a frog and you have to make your way to the culprit . You wield a sword and carry a shield. The magic spells are picked up along the way, as well as keys and bonuses. Zachary's cloak changes color as you progress through the game and you also earn new titles (Amateur, Novice, Adept, Conjurer,...). After the Boss has been killed, you play the same levels again,...

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