Relive Your Childhood with These 26 Classic Arcade Games

The late eighties and early nineties marked the heyday of arcades. Kids could load their pockets with a few quarters and play their favorite machines until they ran out of luck

Gaming consoles were so new that they weren’t household items, so the only place to play games was in an arcade.  Relive your childhood with these 26 Classic Arcade Games. 

1. The Simpsons Arcade Game You can play as either Marge, Homer, Bart, or Lisa as you try to fight off Mr. Burn’s goons and rescue the Simpson’s baby, Maggie.

2. Time Crisis The original Time Crisis spawned a plethora of sequels. Though most notable as an arcade game, it was also ported to PlayStation and in 2009, the first mobile version, Time Crisis Strike, appeared.

3. Asteroids Asteroids, released in 1979 by Atari, is another shooting game similar to Galaga and Space Invaders, but with one huge difference. It’s not a fixed shooter, meaning players could move their spaceship around the field

4. Punch-Out!! Punch-Out!! was the first successful boxing arcade game. Developed by Nintendo and released in 1984, this game allowed players to box with the greats!

4. Street Fighter Although Mortal Kombat, sold more console games than Street Fighter, it destroyed Mortal Kombat when it comes to arcade cabinet sales.

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