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Games Developed by Taito

Bubble Bobble

Bubble Bobble is one of the most famous arcades ever created and a personal favorite of GamesNostalgia. This 2D cartoon action platformer designed by Fukio Mitsuji (aka MTJ) was released by Taito initially in 1986.

Year: 1987 Genre: Platformer

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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

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Volfied

Volfied is an action-puzzle game developed and published by Taito Corporation in 1989, initially in the arcade and on TurboGrafx-16. The subsequent years after its release, it was ...

Year: 1991 Genre: Arcade

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Rainbow Islands

Rainbow Islands is the sequel to Bubble Bobble and was developed and published by Taito in 1987 for arcades only. It would remain a coin-op until 1990 when it was ported to the Amiga, Commodore 64, and other home platforms.

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer

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The New Zealand Story

The New Zealand Story is one of the most famous arcades created by Taito. It was released as a coin-op in 1988. Many home computer versions, including Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, and ZX Spectrum, were released in 1989.

Year: 1989 Genre: Platformer

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Arkanoid: Revenge of DOH

Arkanoid 2 - Revenge of Doh is the sequel to Arkanoid, a popular coin-op created by Taito in 1986. The sequel was released in 1987 and ported to Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, and XZ Spectrum in 1988.

Year: 1989 Genre: Arcade

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QIX

Qix: The "Computer Virus" Game is a famous arcade created by Taito in 1981 and ported to many different platforms. You control a marker that can only moves on the border of the screen or the lines already drawn.

Year: 1989 Genre: Arcade

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Parasol Stars: Rainbow Islands 2

Parasol Stars, also known as Parasol Stars: The Story of Rainbow Islands II - or if you prefer, The Story of Bubble Bobble III (not sure why, since there was no "Story of Bubble Bobble I").

Year: 1992 Genre: Platformer

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Rainbow Islands Extra

Rainbow Islands Extra is a vertical-scrolling arcade created by Taito in 1990. Rainbow Islands, also known as Rainbow Islands: The Story of Bubble Bobble 2, is a sequel to Taito's hit title Bubble Bobble.

Year: 1990 Genre: Arcade

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Operation Thunderbolt

Operation Thunderbolt is a rail shooter coin-op released by Taito in 1988 as the sequel to Operation Wolf. It was ported to Zx Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amiga ST, Amiga, and other platforms in 1989-1990.

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter

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Rastan

Rastan is a hack & slash side-scrolling platformer created by Taito and released initially in 1987. The game was designed and directed by Toshiyuki (aka "Nenko") Nishimura. The her...

Year: 1988 Genre: Action

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