CABINET GAMES

THE SIMPSONS

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: 1991

The Simpsons is an arcade beat 'em up developed by Konami released in 1991, and the first video game based on The Simpsons franchise. The game allows up to four players to control members of the Simpson family, as they fight various enemies in order to rescue the kidnapped Maggie.

1942

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: 1984

1942 is set in the Pacific theater of World War II. The goal is to reach Tokyo and destroy the entire Japanese air fleet. The player pilots a plane dubbed the "Super Ace" (but its appearance is clearly that of a Lockheed P-38 Lightning).

GALAGA

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: 1981

Galaga is a fixed shooter arcade game developed and published by Namco in Japan and published by Midway in North America in 1981. It is the sequel to Galaxian, released in 1979. Galaga is one of the most successful games from the Golden Age of Video Arcade Games. The arcade version of it has been ported to many consoles, and it has had several sequels.

RASTAN

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: 1987

Rastan, originally released as Rastan Saga in Japan, is a fantasy-themed side-scrolling action game originally released for the arcades in 1987 by Taito and later ported to various platforms. The player controls a barbarian warrior who has embarked on a quest to slay a dragon. While on his way to the dragon's lair, Rastan must fight hordes of enemy monsters based on mythical creatures such as chimeras and harpies.

STREET FIGHTER II: THE WORLD WARRIOR

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: 1991

Street Fighter II: The World Warrior is a competitive fighting game originally released for the arcades in 1991. It is the arcade sequel to the original Street Fighter released in 1987. The success of Street Fighter II is credited for starting the fighting game boom during the 1990s which inspired other game developers to produce their own fighting game franchises, popularizing the genre.

ROBOTRON: 2084

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: 1982

Robotron: 2084 (also referred to as Robotron) is an arcade video game developed by Vid Kidz and released by Williams Electronics (part of WMS Industries) in 1982. It is a shoot 'em up that features two-dimensional (2D) graphics. The game is set in the year 2084, in a fictional world where robots have turned against humans in a cybernetic revolt. The aim is to defeat endless waves of robots, rescue surviving humans, and earn as many points as possible.

PAC-MAN

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: 1980

Everyone knows Pac-Man, right?

GOLDEN TEE GOLF

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: 1989

Golden Tee Golf (also known as Golden Tee) is a golf arcade game series by Incredible Technologies. The series started with the release of the original Golden Tee Golf in 1989. One of the defining characteristics of the series is its use of a trackball to simulate a golf swing.

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: 1989

After Shredder kidnaps the Turtles' friend April O'Neil and their mentor Splinter, they must give chase, and save their comrades. Up to four players can take control of any of the Turtles.

CRUIS’N - USA

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: 1994

Cruis'n USA is an arcade racing game originally released in 1994. It was developed by Midway Games and published and distributed by Nintendo. It is the first game in the Cruis'n series and features locations around the United States.

Asteroids

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: 1979

Asteroids is an arcade space shooter released in November 1979 by Atari, Inc. and designed by Lyle Rains and Ed Logg. The player controls a spaceship in an asteroid field which is periodically traversed by flying saucers.

WWF SUPERSTARS

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: 1989

WWF Superstars is an arcade game manufactured by Technos Japan and released in 1989. It is the first WWF arcade game to be released. A series of unrelated games with the same title were released by LJN for the original Game Boy. Technos followed the game with the release of WWF WrestleFest in 1991.

MORTAL KOMBAT II

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: 1993

Mortal Kombat II was the second game in the Mortal Kombat series, improving the gameplay and expanding the mythos of the original Mortal Kombat, notably introducing more varied Fatality finishing moves and several iconic characters, such as Kitana, Kung Lao, Mileena and the series' recurring villain Shao Kahn.

ALTERED BEAST

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: 1988

Altered Beast is a 1988 beat 'em up arcade game developed and manufactured by Sega. The game is set in Ancient Greece, and follows a centurion who is resurrected by Zeus to rescue his daughter Athena, and to do so becomes able to turn into beasts such as the werewolf with the use of power-ups.

GOLDEN AXE

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: 1989

Golden Axe is a side-scrolling, beat 'em up, hack and slash arcade video game released in 1989 by Sega for the System 16-B arcade hardware. It is the first game in the Golden Axe series.

BAD DUDES VS. DRAGON NINJA

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: 1988

The game is a side-scrolling beat 'em up where the players are set in the role of the titular duo tasked with rescuing "President Ronnie" from ninja kidnappers. It was met with a mixed critical reception, but has became widely known for its introduction cut scene.

CENTIPEDE

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: 1981

Centipede is a vertically oriented shoot 'em up arcade game produced by Atari, Inc. in 1981. The game was designed by Ed Logg and Dona Bailey. The player defends against centipedes, spiders, scorpions and fleas, completing a round after eliminating the centipede that winds down the playing field.