In the first of this series of articles on the History of Star Wars Video Games, I will be reviewing the arcade releases, from Atari's Star Wars in 1983 to the final cabinet, Star Wars Racer Arcade.
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The classic arcade title Defender was produced at a time when every game released was a first of it's kind, and the pioneering developers were really exploring the forms that electronic entertainment could take. Williams Electronic's game was a great example of this pioneering spirit, being the developer's first original game, as well as a first for the developer Eugene Jarvis who had previously worked on pinball games. With Defender, Williams produced a unique game, which provided inspiration
PacMan was released by Namco in 1980 at a time when most arcade games were themed around futuristic space battles, typified by titles like Space Invaders. PacMan was a new kind of game, a maze game that appealed to both male and female gamers, and like Asteroids that preceded it, and Donkey Kong that was to follow, became one of the most popular video games of all time.
Anyone growing up as a kid in the late 70's and early 80's will remember the huge impact that George Lucas' space opera Star Wars had on the world. Atari cottoned on to the impact that Star Wars was making on it's game playing demographic, and decided to release a arcade cabinet based on the first Star Wars film. Despite the difficulty in recreating such complex film, Atari managed just that, and in the process created one of the most playable and fondly remembered arcade games of all time.
Mr Do! is part of a legacy of Japanese developed arcade games, involving memorable characters with strange names such as PacMan and Donkey Kong, that stood out amongst all of the generic Space Invader clones flooding the market in the early 80's. The game was created by Universal and distributed by Taito, and starred a jolly clown, the aforementioned Mr Do!, who must dig tunnels underground to collect cherries without being caught by patrolling monsters.
Donkey Kong is one of the most influential releases in video game history, marking the emergence of Nintendo as well as the birth of Super Mario. 30 years later, and the Donkey Kong series has spawned millions of games on home platforms from the NES to the Wii, and is one if the most recognisable characters in gaming. Competition for the high score on Donkey Kong resulted in a cult film, King of Kong, featuring the battle between Steve Wiebe and Billy Mitchell for the title.
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This article is written for the Free Version of Bubble Town "Straight-Up," on MSN.com, which is a great way to practice for Bubble Town "Ball." "Straight-Up" isn't as flexible as Bubble Town "Ball" and makes you work harder. It is, however, a great...
Skeeball is probably one of the greatest games ever invented. Let's all celebrate the awesome game of Skeeball by reading all about it. Learn more about the games and how to play with Let's Play Skeeball.
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