The best classic and old school Coin-up Conversion games

Frogger

Frogger

Frogger is an arcade created by Konami and one of the most popular video games ever created. It was released for the first time in 1981, and it has been ported to almost all platforms since then.

Year: 1982 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2019-08-30Tags: coin-up conversion top-down

Bubble Bobble

Bubble Bobble

Bubble Bobble is not only one of the most popular arcade ever created, but also a personal favourite of GamesNostalgia. This 2D cartoon action platformer designed by Fukio Mitsuji (aka MTJ) was released by Taito initially in 1986.

Year: 1987 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-07-20Tags: arcade clear screen coin-up conversion multiplayer platform

Golden Axe

Golden Axe

Golden Axe is a side-scrolling hack and slash fantasy game created by Sega and released for arcade machines in 1989. The game was ported the same year to the SEGA Mega Drive/Genesi...

Year: 1990 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2019-08-04Tags: arcade brawler coin-up conversion fantasy fighting multiplayer sword and sorcery

Arkanoid

Arkanoid

Arkanoid is an arcade game developed by Taito in 1986 and one of the most popular videogame ever created. It's inspired to Breakout, a videogame created by Atari in 1970, but it's much richer.

Year: 1987 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: arcade bat and ball coin-up conversion paddle pong science fiction

Pang

Pang

Pang, also known as Buster Bros in the US or Pomping World in Japan, is 2d platformer arcade created by Mitchell Corporation in 1989. The goal is to destroy balloons that bounce on...

Year: 1990 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: arcade co-op coin-up conversion multiplayer platform

Bomb Jack

Bomb Jack

Bomb Jack is an arcade platform game released by Tehkan in 1984. It was ported to Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum in 1986, and to the Amiga and Atari ST in 1998. The game was never ported to PC.

Year: 1988 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-09-19Tags: arcade coin-up conversion

The New Zealand Story

The New Zealand Story

This is the Amiga version (already packed to run on your PC) of one of the most popular arcade created by Taito, New Zealand Story. This conversion has been released in 1989, devel...

Year: 1989 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-07-19Tags: arcade coin-up conversion platform shoot em up

Marble Madness

Marble Madness

Marble Madness is an arcade created by Atari Games and published initially in 1984. You have to guide a rolling ball (a marble) down your path, viewed from an isometric perspective, avoiding obstacles and enemies.

Year: 1986 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2019-07-16Tags: 3d arcade coin-up conversion isometric multiplayer

Rodland

Rodland

Rodland (aka Rod-Land or Rod Land) is a platformer developed and published by Jaleco in 1990 initially in arcades only. In the following years it was ported to multiple other platf...

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: anime arcade clear screen coin-up conversion fantasy multiplayer platform

After Burner

After Burner

After Burner is a popular arcade created by Sega in 1987, inspired to the movie Top Gun, where the player is the pilot of a a F-14 Tomcat jet. This fast-paced combat flight simulat...

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: arcade aviation coin-up conversion flight shoot em up

Saint Dragon

Saint Dragon

St. Dragon (full name Tenseiryuu Saint Dragon) is a sci-fi side-scrolling shooter originally released as a arcade by Jaleco in 1989. The conversions to Amiga, Commodore 64, ZX Spec...

Year: 1990 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: arcade coin-up conversion fantasy science fiction shoot em up

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back is the sequel to the famous arcade developed by Atari in 1983. The cabinet of The Empire Strikes Back was released in 1985, as an upgrade to the first one.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: aliens arcade coin-up conversion rail shooter science fiction shoot em up wireframe