Arcade games have been always the foundation of the gaming era where true fans emerge. People who really adore the 80s and 90s surely remember these following popular arcade games which still relevant and contemporary to the world. There are a lot of arcade games which ruled the 80s and following such as Streetfighter, Galaga, Pacman, Space Invaders, Pong, Centipede, Star Wars, Mario Bros and many more. We have selected the best 5 of them which are fun to play online.
Galaga is one of the most Japanese arcade game which is developed and published by Namco. It got highly popular in North America and Japan at the first and caught by the storm around the world. The gameplay of the Galaga allows the gamer to control this spacecraft at the bottom of the screen. Galaga features the space invasion where you have to defend yourself from these spacecraft and fight against these invaders.
Pac-Man is a popular arcade game which is primarily designed by Toru Iwatani from Namco, released in 1980 in Japan. It was earlier named as Puck-Man. At earlier, the game was popular among women and then it just went on and become the rage for people around the world. it is constructed as a maze occupied by consecutive dots which is known as ‘Pac-dots’. You will also see Pac-man, the protagonist, the emoji face with a big mouth is up against four-colored ghosts such as Blinky, Pinky, Clyde, and Inky. The ghosts are hovering around chasing you/ the Pacman in the game where you suppose to eat all dots and chase them back to their homes after taking big flash dots at the corners making them vulnerable for a meanwhile.
Frogger is a highly popular and successful 1981 arcade game which was developed by the Konami. The game received lots of positive reviews and feedback. Here you have to help the frog to cross the road by directing him to the correct way without getting hit by the cars and other things. Either you can get three, five and seven numbers of frogs which depends on the level you want. If the frog gets hit to anything, you can lose a life and have to try again.
Space Invader is a truly engaging game where you suppose to shoot aliens as many you can. There are so many of them in front of you where they keep shooting at you. Your spaceship needs to protect itself from their hits as well as shoot to destroy them as well. Use arrow keys to move left and right along with ‘ space’ key to shoot. Make sure you hide in the blocks or barriers to be shielded from their hits.
Donkey Kong is a single-screen game, more like a puzzle where you need to save the princess at the top of the structure along with ape-like character Donkey Kong who is throwing drums at you. You are supposed to reach the princess saving yourself from those drums. It has first appeared as those arcade machine games. It was definitely one of the most popular game in the 80s.
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