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

Buggy Boy

Buggy Boy

Speed Buggy (Buggy Boy in the UK) is an arcade racing game created by Tatsumi initially released in 1985. In 1987-1988 several home computer versions were created, including the Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amiga, and Atari ST ports.

Year: 1988 Genre: Racing Updated: 2019-10-12Tags: arcade automobile coin-up conversion driving track racing

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

R-Type II

R-Type II

R-Type II is the sequel to the original R-type and is a side-scrolling arcade shooter developed and published by Irem in 1989 in arcades only. It soon made its way onto multiple pl...

Year: 1991 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-09-21Tags: aliens coin-up conversion science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling

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: arcade coin-up conversion fighting multiplayer single screen

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

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

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

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

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

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