Category Archives: Arcade


The object of the game is to move the small yellow blob (Pacman) around and chomp up the white dots. Oh, and watch out for Blinky, Pinky, Inkey, and Clyde! Instructions: Use your arrow keys to move


You are the frog and your task is to make it across the road without being hit by traffic, and finally make it across the river by skilfully hitching a ride on the floating logs. Sounds simple

Donkey Kong

The story: Donkey Kong has stolen Mario’s girlfriend and taken her to the top of a steel structure. You move Mario over girders and up ladders, leap over tumbling barrels, dodge lethal fireballs and jump onto fast-moving

Space Invaders

You can’t get anymore retro than this classic shoot-em-up game. Yes, the graphics are chunky – a far cry from X-Box or PS2 standards – but at the time it seemed like ‘space-age’ technology. Instructions: Space Bar


This is one of the all time classic games and was released in the United States in 1986. The game’s popularity was tremendous, and many were instantly hooked – it was a software blockbuster. Instructions: Use your


In the years after Star Wars, anything involving outer space, speedy interstellar craft and dangerous battles was considered golden. Into this arena of sci-fi fantasy came Atari’s Asteroids, one of the most enduring hits in video game

Duck Hunt

Released in 1984 by Nintendo, Duck Hunt was one of the first games on the NES platform to use the ‘light gun’. The basic idea is pretty simple – you’re a duck hunter armed with a pistol


Pong, while not the first videogame, was the first coin-op arcade game and the first mainstream videogame that was available to almost everyone. The origins of Pong lie with an abstract tennis game created with an old


This game will test your memory, and, ultimately, your sanity. The object of the game is to memorize Simon’s sequence of lights. On that note, does anyone remember those Simon commercials in the ’80s? How could you