Taito

10-Yard Fight

10-Yard Fight

Microsoft MSX - December 1, 1983

10-Yard Fight (10ヤードファイト, Ten Yādo Faito) is a 1983 American football arcade game that was developed and published in Japan by Irem and published in the United States by Taito and in Europe by Electrocoin.

10-Yard Fight

10-Yard Fight

Arcade - Released - January 1, 1983

The game is viewed in a top-down perspective and is vertical scrolling. The player does not select plays for either offense or defense. On offense, the player simply receives the ball upon the snap and either attempt to run with the quarterback, toss the ball to a running back, or throw the ball to the one long distance receiver - basically the option offense. On defense, the player chooses one of two players to control, and the computer manipulates the others. The ball can also be punted or a field goal can be attempted. 10-Yard Fight has five levels of difficulty; from easiest to most...

A.L.C.O.N.

A.L.C.O.N.

Atari ST - Released

A.L.C.O.N. is a forward-scrolling spaceship shooting game taking place over the planet Orac. Alien enemies have occupied the planet in the year 2059. The Alien League Of Cosmic Nations has determined that you are the pilot to take the Slap Fighter (Europe) / SW475 Starfighter (US) and defeat the aliens. The main feature of the game is its pickup system. You pick up stars and then you choose which powerup you want, pick up one star and you can choose speed, two stars to choose shot (which is the default type of weapon), three stars to choose side shot, four for wing upgrade (which triggers...

Acrobat Mission

Arcade - Released - November 1, 1991

In the year 2100, the Earth's environment is devastated by its inhabitants, who develop their space technology to live on Mars. Before they left, the humans created a Bio-Computer assigned to replenish Earth's ecosystem in hopes of returning to Earth. 50 years after terra-forming parts of Mars, the human colonists were attacked by mysterious, but hostile UFOs. The military leaders among the colonists set up an attack force to defend the colonists using state of the art fighter ships identified as the Icarus. The main operation of attack is called "Acrobat Mission" because it exceeds the...

The Adventures of Star Saver

The Adventures of Star Saver

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - 1992

An alien invasion force has attacked Earth and kidnapped Kevin and his sister! After refusing to become a spy for them, Kevin is blown out of the alien spaceship. But a telepathic robot rescues him, and together they decide to take on the aliens single-handed. Kevin must learn how to use space-age weaponry and a special robotic suit on his mission to infiltrate the alien headquarters. Only there does he stand a chance of stopping the invasion and bringing his sister home alive!

Ah Eikou No Koshien

Ah Eikou No Koshien

Arcade - April 1, 1991

Ah Eikou no Koshien is a 1991 arcade baseball game by Taito Corporation released. The game is played under normal baseball rules with the exception being that players can charge themselves up to attempt a better hit or pitch.

AI Shougi

AI Shougi

3DO Interactive Multiplayer - Released - 1995

AI Shougi is a Board game, developed and published by Taito and released in Japan in 1995.

Air Inferno

Air Inferno

Arcade - Released - 1990

A helicopter rescue simulation with polygon-based graphics. The pilot will have to fly his helicopter through different missions, playing firemen by dropping water on burning houses and landing to rescue people. Missions include landing on ships, houses, skycrapers and flying through sandstorms. In the first mission, you fly the chopper to a burning skyscraper. A voice will cry out, "Operate the fire extinguisher NOW!" and you point toward the flaming window and press the extinguisher. Then with the fire out, you fly and land on the building to pick up survivors. Later missions include...

Akira

Akira

Nintendo Entertainment System - December 24, 1988

A text adventure game based on the anime of the same name. In the 21st Century, 30 years after a devastating global nuclear war, mankind is once again on the brink of total annihilation. In a world populated by rival motorcycle gangs and petty politicians, a powerful psychic force, known only as 'Akira,' suddenly resurfaces in Neo-Tokyo The player takes the role of Kaneda, who begins the game when his motorcycle gang is taken into police custody after the abduction of their friend Tetsuo by the military. Progress in the game is made by selecting actions from a list. The current location is...

Albert Odyssey

Albert Odyssey

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - March 5, 1993

Albert Odyssey (アルバートオデッセイ Arubaato Odessei?) is a tactical role-playing video game developed and published by Sunsoft and released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in Japan in March 1993. The game features strategy-based combat in addition to traditional role-playing game elements in two-dimensional environments. It is the first game in the Albert Odyssey series, and was followed by two sequels, Albert Odyssey 2: Jashin no Taidou in 1994, and Albert Odyssey: Legend of Eldean in 1996. On June 12, 1996, Albert Odyssey was made available as a full game download on the Satellaview...

Alcon

Alcon

Arcade - Released - 1986

Taking place in the year 2059 in another galaxy, mankind has colonized an alien planet called Theon after evacuating a previously colonized planet Orac. Five years ago, the colony on Orac was attacked by alien invaders and the war was so intense, the colonists were forced to leave. However, Theon is now under attack by the same alien fleet, but the humans are ready. The player assumes the role of an Allied League of Cosmic Nations (ALCON) fighter pilot in the SW475 star fighter to stop the invaders from taking over Theon.

American Horseshoes

American Horseshoes

Arcade - Released - 1990

Animated players compete by throwing horseshoes towards a stake in the ground. Points are awarded for horseshoes that touch the post. Higher scores are achievied by getting a "ringer" which is when the horseshoe hooks onto the post, swings around and makes a ringing sound this is where the term got its name.

Aqua Jack

Aqua Jack

Arcade - 1990

A hovercraft is piloted over water and land while dodging bullets and avoiding objects by shooting or jumping over them. Enemies are shot in the air and on water or land to advance levels. The game has eight levels.

Arkanoid

Arkanoid

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 26, 1986

It's a real block-buster! Use your special Vaus controller to shatter the walls of the space system in 33 amazing rounds of a fight for survival! Control the action of your adventure with the high speed controller included. Use with Arkanoid now... use with other great Taito games to come.

Arkanoid

Arkanoid

MS-DOS - Released - 1988

The original Breakout concept involves controlling a bat at the bottom of the screen and using it to catch and direct a ball so as to hit all the bricks which are arranged at the top of the screen. It was unpopular for over a decade, before Taito revived it with some new ideas in this arcade game. The game's plot redefines the bat as a Vaus spaceship, the ball as an energy bolt, and the bricks form a mysterious wall stopping the ship from progressing to safety. By the mid-80s, power-ups were popular in most types of arcade games, and Arkanoid features them. They are caught by positioning...

Arkanoid

Arkanoid

Arcade - Released - January 1, 1986

Arkanoid is an arcade game developed by Taito in 1986. It is based upon Atari's Breakout games of the 1970s. The title refers to a doomed "mothership" from which the player's ship, the Vaus, escapes.

Arkanoid

Arkanoid

Apple II - Released - 1988

The original Breakout concept involves controlling a bat at the bottom of the screen and using it to catch and direct a ball so as to hit all the bricks which are arranged at the top of the screen. It was unpopular for over a decade, before Taito revived it with some new ideas in this arcade game. The game's plot redefines the bat as a Vaus spaceship, the ball as an energy bolt, and the bricks form a mysterious wall stopping the ship from progressing to safety. By the mid-80s, power-ups were popular in most types of arcade games, and Arkanoid features them. They are caught by positioning...

Arkanoid

Arkanoid

Atari 800 - Released - 1987

Arkanoid (アルカノイド, Arukanoido) is an arcade game developed by Taito in 1986. It expanded upon Atari's Breakout games of the 1970s by adding power-ups, different types of bricks, a variety of level layouts, and visual layering and depth. The title refers to a doomed "mothership" from which the player's ship, the Vaus, escapes. Arkanoid revived the Breakout concept, resulting in many clones and similar games for home computers, even over a decade later.

Arkanoid DS

Arkanoid DS

Nintendo DS - July 17, 2008

Classic gameplay with a new twist! You know the drill: reflect the ball to break the blocks. Power-ups can make your job easier, or, sometimes, harder. Challenging new stages and options await!

Arkanoid II

Arkanoid II

Nintendo Entertainment System - March 8, 1988

Eons have passed... yet despite apparent annihilation in the original ARKANOID game, Dimension-controlling force DOH has come back to life, and occupying the huge spacecraft ZARG, has entered our universe. ARKANOID-type spacefighter MIXTEC runs through long forgotten computer data until it finds the answer to this threat... VAUS 2 is launched and speeds towards the threatening alien presence, before it can extract its revenge... "Arkanoid II"!

Arkanoid Returns

Arkanoid Returns

Sony Playstation - Released - August 7, 1997

A port for Playstation of the arcade game Arkanoid Returns. It was the fourth on the Arkanoid saga and third to be released in arcades.

Arkanoid: Revenge of Doh

Arkanoid: Revenge of Doh

Atari ST - 1987

Revenge of Doh differs from its predecessor with the introduction of "Warp Gates". Upon completion of a level or when the Break ("B") pill is caught, two gates appear at the bottom of the play area, on either side. The player can choose to go through either one of the gates - the choice will affect which version of the next level is provided. The fire-button is only used when the Laser Cannons ("L") or Catch ("C") pill is caught. The game also features two new features for bricks. Notched silver bricks, like normal silver bricks, take several hits to destroy. However, after a short period...

Arkanoid: Revenge of DOH

Arkanoid: Revenge of DOH

Arcade - January 1, 1987

The mysterious enemy known as DOH has returned to seek vengeance on the Vaus space vessel. The player must once again take control of the Vaus (paddle) and overcome many challenges in order to destroy DOH once and for all. Revenge of Doh sees the player battle through 34 rounds, taken from a grand total of 64.

Ashura Blaster

Ashura Blaster

Arcade - Released - 1990

Ashura Blaster is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up arcade game released by Taito in 1990. The player controls a helicopter (selecting 1 of 4 bomb configurations) and shoots enemies in the air and ground, collects power-ups, and defeats bosses to advance levels. The kanji characters on the titlescreen read 'Ashura'. Ashura is a demon related to fighting.

Astro Zone

Arcade - Released - 1980

You are invited to enter the weird, terrible, strange yet thrilling dimension of... Astro Zone... a new dimension in shooting games. Shoot the aliens as they emerge on the screen. Shoot fast as there is a time limit on each frame.

Asuka & Asuka

Asuka & Asuka

Arcade - Released - 1988

A jet-shooter with interesting bosses like a two-headed sea monster! A mysterious invasion force known as the Galaxy Highters invades the Earth in the year 1996. With their abilities in space time manipulation, they are able to invade several time lines in Earth’s history and occupy each one simultaneously. In order to stop the Galaxy Highters, Earth’s militaries design the 'Flying Bird', a jet fighter capable of time travel, enabling it to fly into occupied time lines.

Azumanga Daioh Puzzle Bobble

Azumanga Daioh Puzzle Bobble

Arcade - June 1, 2002

Azumanga Daioh Puzzle Bobble is a game based on the Azumanga Daioh anime and manga which was released by Taito Corporation as an arcade-only Puzzle Bobble spin-off on June 1, 2002. It was developed by MOSS for the Sega NAOMI GD-ROM arcade and distributed in Japan exclusively. It also has a two-player mode and the original voice actors from the Azumanga Daioh anime reprise their roles. It is controlled using one joystick and two buttons

Bakushō Jinsei 64: Mezase! Resort Ō

Bakushō Jinsei 64: Mezase! Resort Ō

Nintendo 64 - Released - December 24, 1998

Bakusho Jinsei 64: Mezase! Resport O is a board game based on the Japanese board game Jinsei Game. It is an adaption of the Western Game of Life, but the game has more similarities to Monopoly. It is primarily aimed at multiple players and focuses on the financial success of the participants.

Bakushou!! Jinsei Gekijou

Bakushou!! Jinsei Gekijou

Nintendo Entertainment System - March 17, 1989

Bakushou!! Jinsei Gekijou is a board game which is at the same time a life simulation. Four characters participate in the game, one of which is controlled by you, and the others either by the computer AI, or by other players. In the beginning, all your characters are at a "starting position", on a map that is composed of circles, some of which are empty, while others represent a building or a certain event. A roll of dice determines how many moves the character will make. Depending on the circle the character steps on, different things will occur. Random circles will take you to a journey or...

Bakushou!! Jinsei Gekijou 2

Bakushou!! Jinsei Gekijou 2

Nintendo Entertainment System - 1991

Bakushou!! Jinsei Gekijou 2 is a Miscellaneous game, developed by C-Lab and published by Taito Corporation, which was released in Japan in 1991.

Bakushou!! Jinsei Gekijou 3

Bakushou!! Jinsei Gekijou 3

Nintendo Entertainment System - 1991

Bakushou!! Jinsei Gekijou 3 is a Miscellaneous game, developed by Act Japan and published by Taito Corporation, which was released in Japan in 1991.

Balloon Bomber

Balloon Bomber

Arcade - March 1, 1980

You control a shooter that moves left and right and shoots balloons that drop bombs at you. If the bomb misses you, it makes a crater at which point you cannot move past, thereby limiting your movement to avoid bombs.

Bari Bari Densetsu

Bari Bari Densetsu

NEC TurboGrafx-16 - Released - November 29, 1989

Based on a manga, Bari Bari Densetsu is something of a rare breed on the Engine - a motorcycle racing game. You can pretty much guess how it works - there's a World GP mode where you have to compete in a variety of races in order and a Travel mode that let's you pick a track of your choice. Also to consider is the gubbins that make up your bike, such as tyres, engine, brakes etc as these have an effect depending on the type of course and the weather conditions. Races are started with a qualifying lap that lets you get the feel of the track, followed by the race proper. You are then placed and...

Battle Gear 3

Battle Gear 3

Sony Playstation 2 - December 25, 2003

Battle Gear 3 (???·??3 Batoru Gia Suri?) is a 2002 arcade online racing game released by Taito and based on real Japanese locations such as Hakone and touge races on board tuned sports cars licensed by famous Japanese makers including Nissan, Toyota and Mazda. On December 15, 2003, Taito released an updated System 246 version named Battle Gear 3 Tuned (???·??3·??????) and featuring seven extra cars including the Mazda RX-8 Type-S (SE3P) and the Nissan 350Z (Z33). Also, four new tracks (the B courses) including a secret one, were added, as well as an exclusive "Takumi Mode" ("????"?). The...

Battle Shark

Battle Shark

Arcade - Released - 1989

The world is at war and battles have moved from the land and the surface of the oceans to underwater but it has been discovered that after many battles and failed peace treaties, a huge heavily armed base, sits on the bottom of the ocean. You are the commander of a submarine and you have been tasked to travel to the base and destroy it before the war is lost. Battle Shark is a 1st person perspective shooter where you look through a periscope and shoot and destroy as many other submarines and various other crafts and vehicles on your journey to the base. You fire a limited amount of...

Ben Bero Beh

Ben Bero Beh

Arcade - Released - 1984

Ben Bero Beh is a single screen platform game where you play the role of a superhero and you have to get to the bottom of a burning building from the top and rescue your girlfriend. There is only one route to the bottom of the screen and to get to a lower floor, you have to use the stairs on the sides of the screen. The main obstacle are the flames themselves, but you are armed with a fire extinguisher which puts out the flames and if you touch the fire then you lose one of three lives. As the building burns it starts to fall apart with gaps in the floors appearing and if fell through you lose...

Big Event Golf

Big Event Golf

Arcade - Released - 1986

A challenging 18 hole championship golf course specifically designed for the beginner and pro golfer in everyone. The player is a participant on an 18-hole championship golf course. His objective is to acquire the lowest score possible. The rules used in this game are the same as in actual golf.

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth

Sony Playstation 4 - November 4, 2014

The Binding of Isaac is a randomly generated action RPG shooter with heavy Rogue-like elements. Following Isaac on his journey players will find bizarre treasures that change Isaac’s form giving him super human abilities and enabling him to fight off droves of mysterious creatures, discover secrets and fight his way to safety.

Birdie King

Birdie King

Arcade - Released - 1982

An early golfing arcade game from Taito released in 1982. The game had two sequels Birdie King 2 in 1983, and Birdie King 3 in 1984.

Bubble Bobble

Bubble Bobble

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - 1988

THESE ARE TWO HUNGRY DINO-MIGHTS AND THEY'VE GOT BUBBLE FIGHT'N FUN DOWN TIGHT. You and your two brontosaurus buddies, Bub and Bob, are up to your brows in bubble troubles. You've got to battle battalions of bullies by blowing and bursting billions of bubbles. It's a fast-paced bubble banquet through over 100 screens of slap happy suds. Got an appetite for fun... then get blowin'.

Bubble Bobble

Bubble Bobble

Arcade - January 1, 1986

In the game, each player controls one of the two Bubble Dragons, Bub and Bob. The player can move along platforms, as well as jump to those above and to the side, similar to most platform games. The player can also blow bubbles. These can trap enemies, who are defeated if the bubble is then burst by the player's spiny back. The bubbles also float for a time before bursting, and can be jumped on, allowing access to otherwise inaccessible areas. Players progress to the next level once all enemies on the current level are defeated.

Bubble Bobble

Bubble Bobble

Microsoft MSX2 - Released - 1987

Bubble Bobble is the story of two humans, Bub and Bob who wander into the mysterious cave of monsters and magically turn into dinosaurs. The only way to transform back is to reach the end of the cave... Bubble Bobble is a platform game, with each level being a single screen. The enemies must be cleared from a level to go to the next one. With one player controlling Bub and the other controlling Bob, the player can jump and collect items for points (such as fruit). The real power Bub and Bob have however is the ability to blow bubbles. These bubbles can be as platforms to leap on, or to trap...

Bubble Bobble

Bubble Bobble

Nintendo Game Boy - March 1, 1991

Take a deep breath and hold on tight - You're about to join in a bubble fight! Bobble through 99 magical worlds with our brontosaurus buddy, looking for wondrous treasures and daring adventures (not to mention a ton of fun!). You have to battle foe after foe, but just face each and blow! Trapped in your bubbles, the enemies are helpless till they escape - and when they do, they'll come after you! So hop on a bubble and float far away, to find secret rooms and special surprises. Whoever thought that just blowing bubbles could help you defeat all of your troubles!

Bubble Bobble

Bubble Bobble

Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - October 30, 1987

In the game's plot, "Baron Von Blubba" has kidnapped the brothers Bubby and Bobby's girlfriends and turned the brothers into Bubble Dragons, Bub and Bob. Bub and Bob have to finish 100 levels in the Cave of Monsters in order to rescue them. In the game, each player controls one of the two dragons. Players can move along platforms, fall to lower ones, and jump to higher ones and over gaps. Each level is limited to a single screen, with no scrolling; however, if a screen has gaps in its bottom edge, players can fall through these and reappear at the top. Each level has a certain number of...

Bubble Bobble also featuring Rainbow Islands

Bubble Bobble also featuring Rainbow Islands

Sega Saturn - Released - 1996

In the game, each player controls one of the two Bubble Dragons, Bub and Bob. The player can move along platforms, as well as jump from one platform to that above, or to the side, in a similar way to most platform games. The player can also blow bubbles. These can trap enemies, who are defeated if the bubble is then burst by the player's spiny back. The bubbles also float for a time before bursting, and can be jumped on, allowing access to otherwise inaccessible areas. Players progress to the next level once all enemies on the current level are defeated. Enemies turn "angry" – becoming...

Bubble Bobble Junior

Bubble Bobble Junior

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - May 28, 1993

Bubble Bobble Junior (バブルボブルジュニア Baburu Boburu Junia?), known as Bubble Bobble Part 2 in North America, is a game released by Taito in 1993 for the Game Boy. It was released alongside Bubble Bobble Part 2, and the two games share many elements, including graphics, items, artwork, and the two were released under the same name in North America. The game stars Bub (or Bub's descendent, Robby, also known as Bubblun Jr., in the original story of the game), who must rescue villagers of his hometown from the demon king Great Skel.

Bubble Bobble Neo!

Bubble Bobble Neo!

Microsoft Xbox 360 - Released - September 16, 2009

The action game classic Bubble Bobble returns as an XBLA game! Encase your enemies in bubbles with the bubble-spitting dragon Bub! Enjoy a full-on recreation of the arcade version of the original game in Classic Mode (100 rounds), as well as various new features such as offline co-op play for up to 4 players in Arrange Mode (100 rounds) and competitive play in VS Mode. Learn the various techniques of the game and clear all the rounds!

Bubble Bobble Part 2

Bubble Bobble Part 2

Nintendo Game Boy - July 1, 1993

BUBBLE BLOWING DINO-MYTE! As a bubble-blowing dinosaur you challenge a world filled with enemies! Pop special bubbles to release floods, fire, and thunderbolts on the foes who stand in your way. Explore dozens of stages to find magical cups, crystals, doors and more in this exciting game of action and discovery.

Bubble Bobble Plus!

Bubble Bobble Plus!

Nintendo Wii - February 10, 2009

Bubble trappin’ & poppin’ action! Relive the classic or try new rounds. Solve hidden puzzles and seek the true ending. BUBBLE BOBBLE Plus! is a simple yet exhilarating action game where you control the bubble-blowing dragons Bub and Bob, trapping enemies in bubbles and then popping them. You can play all 100 of the Standard Mode rounds, which faithfully re-create the nostalgic arcade game, or try 100 new Arrange Mode rounds, which allow up to four players to play on stages with exciting new features such as new enemies and stage layouts. There are also Super Mode rounds for you to enjoy....

Bubble Bobble: Part 2

Bubble Bobble: Part 2

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 5, 1993

A new breed of heroes! Cubby and Rubby, descendants of the famous Bubby, must battle the Skull Brothers and their army of fiends to rescue a friend in danger. Fortunately, our dinosaur heroes can blow bubbles that will destroy their foes. They will rain fire, floods and tornado!

Bubble Memories: The Story Of Bubble Bobble III

Bubble Memories: The Story Of Bubble Bobble III

Arcade - Released - February 1, 1996

One day, the twins Bubby and Bobby, intermarried with Bub and Bob, playing together to the tower where they live, are transformed into bubble-blowing dragons by the evil Dark Super Great Dragon that takes possession of the tower. The twins must climb the 80 floors of the tower to take seven colorful potions, free it from his clutches and regain their human forms. Bubble Memories (バブルメモリーズ) is the sequel to Bubble Symphony and is the fifth Bubble Bobble game (although it is listed as being the third). Unlike Bubble Symphony, this game stars only two dragons, Bub and Bob, like the original...

Bubble Symphony

Bubble Symphony

Arcade - Released - 1994

Eight years since the introduction of the renowned puzzle maze game "Bubble Bobble" comes its upgraded reincarnation with more excitement. Players select their characters from Bubblun, Bobblun, Cururun, or Cororon. Each dragon has its own characteristics. Beat the enemies, collect hidden items and reveal the secrets! While the game plays identically to its predecessor, several new changes and additions have been made to breathe new life into the classic gameplay. As well as new bonuses, weapons, enemies and characters, players can now create 'Multiple Bubbles'; if the player holds the...

Buggy Boy

Buggy Boy

Atari ST - Released - 1985

Buggy Boy, also known as Speed Buggy, is an arcade off-road racing game developed by Tatsumi in 1985. The object of the game is to drive around one of five courses (Offroad, North, East, South or West) in the shortest time possible. Each course has five legs, each filled with obstacles such as boulders and brick walls. Points are awarded for driving through gates and collecting flags. Offroad is a closed-circuit course that takes five laps to complete while North, South, East, and West are each a strict point A to point B style course. The player could also hit logs and tree stumps in order...

Buggy Challenge

Buggy Challenge

Arcade - Released - 1984

Drive a buggy over dirt mounds and avoid obstacles: rocks, fences and other buggies. The object is to complete the four levels without running out of gas.

Bujingai: The Forsaken City

Bujingai: The Forsaken City

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - July 20, 2004

The year is 22XX, the world civilization collapsed due to the lack of power after the explosion of a nuclear reactor. You are cast in a role of Lau, main protagonist whose character is modeled after the J-POP singer Gackt. However, your friend Lei turned on the dark side and is set to destroy what is left of the world and your plan is to stop Lei by any means necessary. The entire gameplay is very similar to that of Devil May Cry games, you can jump off the walls, performs various sword attacks, and use special magic attacks while battling the minions of darkness.

Bust-A-Move

Bust-A-Move

Sega Game Gear - Released - 1995

Which will burst first: your concentration or the level you're working on? It takes more than just swinging the bubble-turret and taking aim on the falling ceiling; tactical planning and mental dexterity are the only way to string together three or more bubbles and 100 wins to make it through all the bubble and ego-bursting rounds of Bust-A-Move!

Bust-a-Move

Bust-a-Move

Arcade - December 1, 1994

Bust-a-Move is the ultimate in cute and fun action puzzle games. The rules are easy; aim left and right and shoot your bubbles. When three or more of the same color bubbles are joined together, they burst. The greater the number of bubbles you burst at the same time, the more points you get. One player versus the computer or against a friend; It's easy and fun to play.

Bust-A-Move

Bust-A-Move

SNK Neo Geo AES - Unlicensed - December 1, 1994

Bust-a-Move, also known as Puzzle Bobble in Japan, is a 1994 tile-matching arcade puzzle video game for one or two players created by Taito Corporation. It is based on Taito's popular 1986 arcade game Bubble Bobble, featuring characters and themes from that game. Its characteristically cute Japanese animation and music, along with its play mechanics and level designs, made it successful as an arcade title and spawned several sequels and ports to home gaming systems.

Bust-A-Move Again

Bust-A-Move Again

Arcade - Released - 1995

Puzzle Bobble 2 is the first sequel to "Puzzle Bobble". It was entitled in Europe and North America as Bust-A-Move Again on the arcade and Bust-A-Move 2 on the home consoles. Released into the arcades in 1995, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Nintendo 64 and PC conversions followed. The game was included in Taito Legends 2, but the US arcade version was included on US PS2 version instead. The game is a spin-off from Bubble Bobble. The game builds on the original by adding a tournament style variation on the two player game for play against the computer and by adding a branching map to the one...

Bust-A-Move Again

Bust-A-Move Again

SNK Neo Geo AES - Unlicensed - January 1, 1996

Puzzle Bobble 2 is the first sequel to "Puzzle Bobble", It was entitled in Europe and North America as Bust-A-Move Again on the arcade and Bust-A-Move 2 on the home consoles. Released into the arcades in 1995, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Nintendo 64 and PC conversions followed. The game was included in Taito Legends 2, but the US arcade version was included on US PS2 version instead. The game is a spin-off from Bubble Bobble. The game builds on the original by adding a tournament style variation on the two player game for play against the computer and by adding a branching map to the one...

Cabal

Cabal

Atari ST

Cabal offers one player and two-player-simultaneous modes of gameplay. Each player assumes the role of an unnamed commando trying to destroy several enemy military bases. There are 5 stages with 4 screens each. The player starts with a stock of three lives and uses a gun with limitless ammunition and a fixed number of grenades to fend off enemy troops and attack the base. The commando is seen from behind and initially starts behind a protective wall which can be damaged and shattered by enemy fire. To stay alive, the player needs to avoid enemy bullets by running left or right, hiding behind...

Cadash

Cadash

Arcade - Released - June 1, 1989

Cadash is a platform action role-playing game. The player chooses one of the four character classes in the beginning of the game: fighter, priestess, mage, or ninja. The protagonist fights his or her way through dungeons, attacking physically or casting spells (as priestess or mage). Like in regular platform games, there are places where the player character is required to jump, duck, or climb. The protagonist gains experience for defeating monsters, and their level rises in a true RPG fashion.

Cadash

Cadash

Sega Genesis - Released - January 1, 1992

Cadash is a platform action role-playing game. The player chooses one of the four character classes in the beginning of the game: fighter, priestess, mage, or ninja. The protagonist fights his or her way through dungeons, attacking physically or casting spells (as priestess or mage). Like in regular platform games, there are places where the player character is required to jump, duck, or climb. The protagonist gains experience for defeating monsters, and their level rises in a true RPG fashion.

Cameltry

Cameltry

Arcade - 1989

There's a kind of knick-knack you may find in dusty games rooms, a maze through which you navigate a marble by subtly tilting the board, dancing with gravity and momentum, deftly rolling your sphere out of dead ends and around the obstacles posed by holes in the board. Marble Madness explores this theme in a fudged 3-D perspective, Cloud Kingdoms in a flat 2-D one -- both by directly influencing the actions of the ball. The game takes a different approach toward a similar end; instead of moving the ball around the board, you move the board around the ball. That's right; from the get-go,...

Camping Mama: Outdoor Adventures

Camping Mama: Outdoor Adventures

Nintendo DS - September 6, 2011

Hard working Mama is finally taking a vacation, and you’re invited to her island getaway! Play as Mama’s son or daughter as you set up camp, interact with wildlife, endure forces of nature, and even hunt for treasure! • Explore 38 adventurous levels with Mama, Papa, and family. • Master 100 different games! Climb, swim, cook, raft, and so much more! • Craft homemade items like fishing poles and nets to survive in the wild. • Collect insects, fish, treasure, and more to add to your scrap book.

Castle Shikigami 2

Castle Shikigami 2

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - November 17, 2004

Sequel to Shikigami no Shiro, SS2 is a vertical-scrolling shooter with sci-fi elements. As in most games in the genre, the game puts you in control of a small fighter as you attempt to make your way past several stages filled with enemy ships charging and attacking you in different patterns. The game features 7 distinct characters with psychic powers (which manifest in-game as bomb-type attacks and other special moves) and unique fighters, and the game features a story mode for each character, in which they have different dialogue and plot-sequences for each boss fight. Also included...

Castle Shikigami 2

Castle Shikigami 2

Arcade - 2003

Castle Shikigami 2 is a vertical shoot 'em up which puts you in control of a small fighter as you attempt to make your way past several stages filled with enemy ships charging and attacking you in different patterns. The game features 7 distinct characters with psychic powers (which manifest in-game as bomb-type attacks and other special moves) and unique fighters, and the game features a story mode for each character, in which they have different dialogues and plot sequences for each boss fight.

Chack'n Pop

Chack'n Pop

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - May 24, 1985

Chack'n Pop is considered a predecessor of Bubble Bobble. It is a platform game where a roundish yellow creature, named Chack'n, must fight against Monstas and Mightas in order to reclaim hearts that were stolen during a romantic encounter with Miss Chack'n. The Monstas themselves hatch from eggs hanging from the ceilings and the Mightas push a rock that is used as the game's timer. The Monsta eggs have three phases: if it's blue, it's completely harmless, if it's yellow it will pop within 10 seconds and if an egg turns red it will pop almost immediately. Chack'n uses bombs to blow up...

Champion Wrestler

Champion Wrestler

Arcade - Released - 1989

Champion Wrestler is a fighting game produced by Taito in 1989.

Champion Wrestler

Champion Wrestler

Sony Playstation - Released - February 16, 1996

Wrestling game "champion wrestler," which gained popularity in the arcade, was reborn in addition to the immersive live by Shigeru Kajihara! Up to four people can play simultaneously as well, you can also enjoy a large number of people tag match incandescent. In order to take the TWF championship belt, the game will challenge us formidable enemy skills with. Champion Wrestler was a 2D wrestling arcade machine game released in 1989 by Taito in which players can select from ten different wrestlers, including such Taito game luminaries as Miracle Rastan. Each wrestler is rated for several...

Champion Wrestler

Champion Wrestler

NEC TurboGrafx-16 - December 14, 1990

Champion Wrestler is a wrestling game where you have the choice of eight fighters to become champion. You have various moves to use to beat your opponent into submission including kicks, punches and throws. The action is viewed from the side at an elevated angle showing the whole ring. If you leave the ring you have a small time limit to get back into the ring or it's fight over. Up to four players can play and the multi-player options are one player versus the computer, two players fighting each other, two players fighting together against the computer or four players split into two teams...

Change Lanes

Change Lanes

Arcade - Released - 1983

Change Lanes is a racing arcade game which was released by Taito America Corporation in 1983. The player must use a steering wheel and gear shifter to take control of an amphibious red car (with a single pedal, to make it accelerate). It can drive anywhere, on roads and in rivers, and can crash into CPU-controlled cars or scenery objects countless times; however, doing so consumes fuel and once the car runs out of fuel, the game is over.

Chaos Heat

Chaos Heat

Arcade - Released - 1998

Chaos Heat is a 3D hack 'n slash with modern weapons like flamethrowers, machineguns, and grenades. Players have to battle against zombie like creatures in a biotech lab.

Chaos Seed: Fuusui Kairouki

Chaos Seed: Fuusui Kairouki

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - March 15, 1996

Delve into the depths of vast underground labyrinths, seeking aid from the spirit world in bringing life back to a dying planet! Chaos Seed is a role-playing game with elements of action and strategy blended in. Players will have to make smart use of their resources and use feng shui to their advantage to proceed.

Chase Bombers

Chase Bombers

Arcade - January 1, 1993

Chase H.Q.

Chase H.Q.

Arcade - January 1, 1988

Chase H.Q. (チェイスH.Q.?, "Chase Headquarters") is a 1988 arcade racing game, released by Taito. It is a spiritual successor of Taito's 1987 Full Throttle. The player assumes the role of a police officer named Tony Gibson, member of the "Chase Special Investigation Department." Along with his partner, Raymond Broady, he must stop fleeing criminals in high-speed pursuits. The game was well received in the gaming industry resulting in three arcade-based sequels being released; Special Criminal Investigation (1989), Super Chase: Criminal Termination (1992) and Chase H.Q. 2 (2007). Two spin-offs...

Chase H.Q.

Chase H.Q.

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - December 31, 1990

When H.Q. radios you the bad guy's stats, you don't just follow that car, you bash it. Or smash it. Or do anything it takes to rid the road of thugs. So stomp on the gas and feel the heat waves rise. This hot arcade hit gives you hundreds of miles of screaming, twisting LA highways to master. And never enough time to relax. At the start of each level the player is informed who they are pursuing, a great distance away: They must apprehend the criminal before their time limit expires. The criminal's car is constantly moving away, so if the player repeatedly crashes or drives too slowly,...

Chase H.Q.

Chase H.Q.

Sega Game Gear - Released - March 8, 1991

The fastest, most thrilling, 3D driving game yet! Take the wheel of your turbo-charged Porsche as you and your partner go in pursuit of dangerous criminals all driving an evil array of souped-up roadsters. TURBO BOOST! Need to catch up in a hurry? Well, just one press of your Turbo Button will leave your eyes in the back of your head! Barrelling through the city streets, along the roughest of dirt tracks and through busy tunnels - if you can hold the line! The low-life can run, but they can't hide...

Chase H.Q.

Chase H.Q.

Fujitsu FM Towns Marty - Released - 1991

Chase H.Q. (チェイスH.Q., "Chase Headquarters") is a 1988 arcade racing game, released by Taito. It is sometimes seen as a spiritual successor to Taito's earlier Full Throttle. The player assumes the role of a police officer named Tony Gibson, member of the "Chase Special Investigation Department." Along with his partner, Raymond Broady, he must stop fleeing criminals in high-speed pursuits.

Chase H.Q.

Chase H.Q.

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1989

Chase H.Q. (チェイスH.Q.?, "Chase Headquarters") is a 1988 arcade racing game, released by Taito. It is sometimes seen as a spiritual successor to Taito's earlier Full Throttle. The player assumes the role of a police officer named Tony Gibson, member of the "Chase Special Investigation Department." Along with his partner, Raymond Broady, he must stop fleeing criminals in high-speed pursuits. The game was well received in the gaming industry, resulting in three arcade-based sequels being released: Special Criminal Investigation (1989), Super Chase: Criminal Termination (1992) and Chase H.Q. 2...

Chase H.Q. 2

Chase H.Q. 2

Taito Type X - 2007

The player takes control of three main vehicles. One of which is a modern stock sports car, a patrol sports car and a striped muscle car. Each level consists of one simple goal of racing to the end with the intent of defeating the villain vehicle, which has to be damaged enough to be taken down and the criminals taken into custody. Some villains have tricky tactics that make gameplay more challenging. Gameplay is also based on a point system.

Chase H.Q. II

Chase H.Q. II

Sega Genesis - October 22, 1992

The player takes control of three main vehicles. One of which is a modern stock sports car, a patrol sports car and a striped muscle car. Each level consists of one simple goal of racing to the end with the intent of defeating the villain vehicle, which has to be damaged enough to be taken down and the criminals taken into custody. Some villains have tricky tactics that make gameplay more challenging. Gameplay is also based on a point system.

Chou Hatsumei Boy Kanipan: Hirameki Wonderland

Chou Hatsumei Boy Kanipan: Hirameki Wonderland

Sony Playstation - Released - September 30, 1999

Cho Hatsumei Boy Kanipan is a continued story from Hatsumei Boy Kanipan. Kanipan is now a teenager, and still a famous inventor. But one day, a mysterious ship fell from the sky and crashed at a beach. Inside was a female humanoid that has forgotten all about herself. It is up to Kanipan to revive the humanoid's memory, and he accidentally discover that his planet is in great danger as he strived... Based on the anime Chou Hatsumei Boy Kanipan Hirameki Wonderland (that was also released in Sega Dreamcast), the Playstation game is about moving around different places and collect items to...

Cleopatra Fortune

Cleopatra Fortune

Arcade - Released - 1996

Cleopatra Fortune is a 1997 falling-block puzzle game featuring an anime Egyptian theme. Groups of stones and gems of different shapes fall from the top of a well. Gems can be cleared by enclosing them within a group of stones, and stones can be cleared by making complete rows from them. Blocks will fall when those under them are cleared, which can create chains for more points. The game includes three different play modes. First is a standard endless mode where play continues until the player is overwhelmed by the blocks. Second is a versus mode for two players. Last is a puzzle mode where...

Cleopatra Fortune

Cleopatra Fortune

Sega Dreamcast - Released - June 21, 2001

Cleopatra Fortune is a 1997 falling-block puzzle game featuring an anime Egyptian theme. Groups of stones and gems of different shapes fall from the top of a well. Gems can be cleared by enclosing them within a group of stones, and stones can be cleared by making complete rows from them. Blocks will fall when those under them are cleared, which can create chains for more points. The game includes three different play modes. First is a standard endless mode where play continues until the player is overwhelmed by the blocks. Second is a versus mode for two players. Last is a puzzle mode where...

Colony 7

Colony 7

Atari 2600 - 2017

Colony 7 is an arcade shoot 'em up published by Taito in 1981. It contains elements of both Taito's own Space Invaders and Atari's Missile Command. Colony 7 was the inspiration for the successful Atari 2600 game Atlantis from Imagic.

Continental Circus

Continental Circus

Arcade - Released - 1987

Continental Circus is a racing simulation arcade game, Created and manufactured by Taito in 1987. It was later ported to various home computers in 1989, including the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MSX and ZX Spectrum. It was then released in 2005 for the PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC as part of Taito Legends. The arcade version of this game comes in both upright and sit-down models, both of which feature shutter-type 3D glasses hanging above the player's head. According to Computer and Video Games in 1988, it was "the world's first three dimensional racing simulation.

Crime City

Crime City

Arcade - 1989

A one or two player sideways scrolling platform shoot-em-up in which two cops, by the name of Tony Gibson and Raymond Brody, fight gangs of criminals over six platform-strewn stages. Each stage centres around a specific criminal activity, such as bank robbery or smuggling. The ultimate goal in Crime City is to find the King-pin 'boss' characters that await the players at the end of each level, and arrest them. The game's heroes start each level armed with a pistol, and extra weapons become available as players progress through a level. Both the pistol and additional weapons have only a...

Crypt Killer

Crypt Killer

Sony Playstation - Released - June 1, 1997

Light-gun games have been rather sparse on the Playstation, but CRYPT KILLERS tries to remedy that. The game starts with an ancient legend: an ancient civilization existed before the more recent civilizations of the Mayans and Egyptians, but that civilization suddenly disappeared. Some believe that aliens visited the ancient civilization and left behind crystals that allowed people to travel through time. These crystals became known as the Eyes of Guidance. The search for the crystals has heated up since more information has been discovered; you know the locations of the eyes and want to claim...

Cycle Maabou

Arcade - Released - 1984

Cycle Mahbou © 1984 Taito Corp. It's a rather unique game of skill and different test. You play the role of a guy on a unicycle he advance through the track, and must performed timed jumps to land on various items to collect points, holding the button longer does longer jumps or short jumps. At the same time you need to balance your character using the paddle / spinner control so things can get quite tricky. Each stage gives you a target score and a bonnus stage.

Daibakushou Jinsei Gekijou

Daibakushou Jinsei Gekijou

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - December 25, 1992

Daibakushou Jinsei Gekijou ("Great Hearty Laughter Theater Life") is a board game simulation based loosely on the Jinsei Game, the Japanese equivalent of Milton Bradley's The Game of Life. It is the fourth game in the series and the first for the Super Nintendo. Each player (with a maximum of four human players) begins as a toddler and ends on retirement age, passing through each stage of life by landing on squares, earning money and increasing/decreasing their stats (which then affects how much money they earn). Each stage of life is a self-contained board and the first player to reach the...

Daibakushou Jinsei Gekijou: DokiDoki Seishun Hen

Daibakushou Jinsei Gekijou: DokiDoki Seishun Hen

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - July 30, 1993

Daibakushou Jinsei Gekijou: Dokidoki Seishun Hen ("Great Burst of Laughter Theater Life: The Heart-Pounding Adolescence Chapter") is the second Super Famicom game in the Bakushou Jinsei Gekijou franchise and the fifth game overall. Like the rest of the series, it is a competitive multiplayer board game that plays similarly to Milton Bradley's The Game of Life, known as the Jinsei Game in Japan. Unlike Daibakushou Jinsei Gekijou, which carried the player from infancy to retirement age, Dokidoki Seishun Hen focuses entirely on highschoolers. The goal is to learn as much knowledge as possible,...

Daibakushou Jinsei Gekijou: Ooedo Nikki

Daibakushou Jinsei Gekijou: Ooedo Nikki

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - November 25, 1994

Part of Taito's Bakushou: Jinsei Gekijou series of games that resemble Milton Bradley's The Game of Life (called The Jinsei Game in Japan). In this entry, the players are trying to survive the life of an Edo period citizen from early adulthood to old age. Depending on which square they end their turn on events occur with randomized positive or negative effects. The aim is to earn more gold than the other players by retirement age.

Daibakushou Jinsei Gekijou: Zukkoke Salaryman Hen

Daibakushou Jinsei Gekijou: Zukkoke Salaryman Hen

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - December 29, 1995

Following the likes of Daibakushou: Jinsei Gekijou: Ooedo Nikki, where the players were Edo-period peasants, and Daibakushou: Jinsei Gekijou: DokiDoki Seishun Hen, where the players were awkward teenagers, Zukkoke Salaryman Hen has players taking the role of everyday office workers in modern Japan. As with any Game of Life adaptation, the goal is to be the most successful - this is measured by their career trajectory, lovelife and other factors. Players can create and customize their avatar - either male or female, despite the game's name - and roll dice to move around a board. Depending on...

Daisenpu Custom

Daisenpu Custom

NEC TurboGrafx-CD - Released - July 26, 1991

Daisenpuu Custom can be described as a remixed version of the HuCard game released in 1989. The game is based on the arcade shooter of the same name released by Taito/Toaplan in 1987 (also known as Twin Hawk). The players takes control of a World War II plane and fights his way through a vast array of enemy air defenses such as tanks, submarines and battle ships (curiously, there aren't any enemy planes in the game). Our fighter plane can use a classic Vulcan gun and a special, but limited, bomb attack. The latter calls a formation of friendly planes that will shoot at will until they...

Darius

Darius

Arcade - Released - 1986

Darius is a two-dimensional horizontally scrolling shoot 'em up set in a fictional future. Uniquely among shoot 'em ups, the game's screen is three times wider than conventional size, and the arcade cabinet uses an arrangement of three screens to accommodate it. The player controls an ornate fighter spacecraft, named the Silver Hawk, and must navigate through scrolling terrain while battling a variety of fighter craft, ground vehicles, turrets, and other obstacles throughout the game's stages (referred to as zones in the game.) The ship's arsenal consists of forward-firing missiles, aerial...

Darius Alpha

Darius Alpha

NEC TurboGrafx-16 - March 16, 1990

It's a straight run through only the bosses from Darius Plus. Only around 800 copies were produced and given to those persons who bought both Darius Plus and Super Darius only in Japan.

Darius Cozmic Collection Special Edition

Darius Cozmic Collection Special Edition

Nintendo Switch - Released - February 28, 2019

Darius Cozmic Collection is a compilation of M2 emulations of Darius, Darius II/Sagaia, and Darius Gaiden arcade titles. The Special Edition comes with additional console emulations of Darius Alpha, Darius Twin, Darius Force, Sagaia, and Darius II that are not available on the normal cart or through DLC.

Darius Gaiden

Darius Gaiden

Sega Saturn - January 1, 1996

Take command of your Silverhawk fighters once again as you battle to take back the planet Darius from the evil forces that had overpowered it.

Darius Gaiden

Darius Gaiden

Arcade - Released - 1994

Darius Gaiden ,planned to be released as Darius "III" is a shoot'em up arcade game, developed and released by Taito in 1994. It is the third arcade installment of the Darius series.

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