The best classic and old school Coin-up Conversion games

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: 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: 2019-07-17Tags: arcade bat and ball coin-up conversion paddle pong science fiction

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: 2 players arcade brawler co-op coin-up conversion fantasy fighting multiplayer sword and sorcery

Mortal Kombat 3

Mortal Kombat 3

Mortal Kombat 3 is the third game in the popular series of fighting arcades created by Midway. The coin-up was released in 1995. The same year several ports, including the Sega Megadrive/Genesis, were released.

Year: 1995 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2019-10-24Tags: 2 players arcade coin-up conversion competitive fighting martial arts motion capture

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: 2 players arcade co-op coin-up conversion multiplayer platform

Ikari Warriors

Ikari Warriors

Ikari Warriors is a vertical scrolling shooter coin-up created by SNK and published initially in 1986. It was ported to many home platforms, including Commodore 64, Apple II, NES, Amstrad CPC.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-11-05Tags: 2 players arcade co-op coin-up conversion tank vertical-scrolling walkabout war

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

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

Toki

Toki

Toki is a platfomer arcade game created by TAD Corporation and originally released in 1989. Two years later it was ported to several home computer platforms. The Amiga and Atari ST versions were curated by Ocean.

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-10-24Tags: coin-up conversion

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

Rampage

Rampage

Rampage is a popular coin-up created by Bally Midway in 1986. It was ported to Commodore 64, Atari ST and Atari 8-bit in 1987. Later it was also released for Amiga, NES, Apple II, ...

Year: 1989 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2019-10-01Tags: 2 players arcade coin-up conversion fighting multiplayer single screen

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: 2 players 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: 2 players anime arcade clear screen co-op coin-up conversion fantasy multiplayer platform

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