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Galaga

Galaga was released in 1981 by the Japanese company Namco, and was later released in America by Midway. Some early gamers might remember a similar game, “Galaxian,” which was released previously in 1979 — Galaga being an extremely popular sequel to Galaxian. Gameplay: Galaga is a one or two person shooter game in which you are basic ...

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Donkey Kong

Donkey Kong was an extraordinarily influential game created in 1981 by Nintendo, not in the least because it was the first appearance of their flagship character Mario . Gameplay: In the game, the player plays as plucky character, Mario- originally named Jumpman in this game – who attempts to save his girlfriend from the evil Donkey Kong, the go ...

July 9, 1981
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Frogger

Frogger is a household name for any child of the 80’s. It was a popular game released in 1981 originally marketed as an arcade game produced by Konami. It has gained even more of a following over the years due to its simplistic nature and secret hidden bonuses. Gameplay: The basic objective of the game is to transport your friend frogger- a tiny, pix ...