Donkey Kong

Donkey Kong
Donkey Kong

Donkey Kong was created by Shigeru Miyamoto for Nintendo and is one of best-selling arcade machines of the early 1980s. In the game, Mario must ascend a construction site while avoiding obstacles to rescue Pauline from Donkey Kong.

Controls:
Cursor keys to walk and climb
Space to jump

Raiden X

Raiden
Raiden

Raiden was a 1990 vertical scrolling shooter arcade game which was developed by Seibu Kaihatsu. It was the first game in the popular Raiden series of scrolling shooter arcade games. Your objective is to shoot the enemy spaceships.

Controls:
Arrow keys to move the ship
Z and X keys to fire

Xevious

Xevious
Xevious

Xevious is a classic side scrolling shoot ’em up. It was released by Namco in 1982 and was one of the first vertical scrolling shooters.

The original Xevious was the first arcade game to actually have a television commercial aired for it in the U.S. and Atari promoted the game with the slogan “Are you devious enough to beat Xevious?” and closed the commercial with a tag line branding it “the arcade game you can’t play at home.” It inspired numerous similar games.

Controls:
Mouse click to start.
Z key to fire
X key to bomb
Arrow keys to move

Controls:

Mouse click to start.
Z key to fire
X key to bomb
Arrow keys to move

Defender

Defender
Defender
Defender is a classic shooting game featuring two-dimensional (2D) graphics, the game is set on a fictional planet where the player must defeat waves of invading aliens while protecting astronauts.
Defender is a classic shooting game featuring two-dimensional (2D) graphics, the game is set on a fictional planet where the player must defeat waves of invading aliens while protecting astronauts.

Controls:

Click start using the mouse
Move with the cursor/arrow keys
Space bar to fire

Puzzle Bobble

Puzzle Bobble
Puzzle Bobble (Click on the image to play)

The classic Puzzle Bobble arcade game is also known as Bust a Move. Puzzle bobble was released in 1994 and spawned numerous sequels and bought in the popular characters Bub and Bob from Bubble Bobble to shot the bubbles. The idea of the game is to shoot bubbles and connect 4 bubbles of the same color and burst them before the time runs out or before they reach the level at the bottom of the screen. Anyone who loves the game Tetris will love this game which in the most recent incarnations included two player versions. An awesome game with numerous clones, but the original is still the best.

Controls:

Click the ‘push 1p to start’ flashing text to start.
Arrow keys to move and space bar to fire bubbles.