Games Developed by Taito

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: 2020-04-21Tags: 2 players arcade clear screen co-op coin-up conversion multiplayer platform

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: 2020-07-15Tags: arcade bat and ball breakout coin-up conversion paddle pong science fiction

Rainbow Islands

Rainbow Islands

Rainbow Islands is the sequel to Bubble Bobble and was developed and published by Taito in 1987 for arcade only. It would remain arcade only until 1990 when it was ported to the Amiga, Commodore 64 and others.

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-07-24Tags: arcade fantasy jumper platform vertical-scrolling

Volfied

Volfied

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

Year: 1991 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2020-07-25Tags: arcade clone science fiction top-down

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: 2020-09-14Tags: arcade coin-up conversion platform-shooter shoot em up

Arkanoid: Revenge of DOH

Arkanoid: Revenge of DOH

Arkanoid 2 - Revenge of Doh (the sequel to Arkanoid) is an arcade game released by Taito in 1987 for arcades, then ported to Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum in 1988. The DOS version was released in 1989.

Year: 1989 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: arcade bat and ball breakout coin-up conversion paddle pong

Rastan

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 he...

Year: 1988 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-02-10Tags: arcade barbarian brawler coin-up conversion fantasy fighting hack and slash platform side-scrolling

Operation Thunderbolt

Operation Thunderbolt

Operation Thunderbolt is a rail shooter coin-up 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 Updated: 2020-08-08Tags: 2 players arcade coin-up conversion military rail shooter

QIX

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 Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: arcade puzzle-solving real-time

Rainbow Islands Extra

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 Updated: 2020-02-21Tags: 2d coin-up conversion fantasy jumper platform vertical-scrolling

Parasol Stars: Rainbow Islands 2

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 Updated: 2019-09-25Tags: 2 players arcade co-op pc engine single screen