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pacman Pac-Man is an arcade game developed by Namco and first released in Japan on May 22, 1980 and is often credited with being a landmark in video game history, and is among the most famous arcade games of all time. It is also one of the highest-grossing video games of all time, having generated more than US$2.5 billion in quarters by the 1990s.
duckhunt Duck Hunt is a video game developed and published by Nintendo, and was released in 1984 in Japan in which players use the NES Zapper to shoot ducks on screen for points. The ducks appear one or two at a time, and the player is given three shots to shoot them down.
space-invaders Space Invaders is an arcade video game designed by Tomohiro Nishikado, and released in 1978 and is one of the earliest shooting games and the aim is to defeat waves of aliens with a laser cannon to earn as many points as possible. Following its release, the game caused a temporary shortage of 100-yen coins in Japan and grossed US$2 billion worldwide by 1982.
simon Simon is an electronic game of memory skill invented by Ralph H. Baer and Howard J. Morrison, with software programming by Lenny Cope, and manufactured and distributed by Milton Bradley. Simon was launched in 1978 at Studio 54 in New York City.
moonpatrol Moon Patrol is an arcade game where the player controls a moon buggy, viewing it from the side, that travels over the moon’s surface. While driving it, obstacles such as craters and mines must be avoided. The buggy is also attacked by UFOs from above and tanks on the ground. Moon Patrol was one of the earliest side-scrolling shooters and is credited for the introduction of parallax scrolling in side-scrolling video games.
donkey-kong Donkey Kong is a single-screen platform/action puzzle types, featuring Donkey Kong as the antagonist against Mario in an industrial construction setting. The original Donkey Kong game was the first appearance of Mario, Nintendo’s flagship character, pre-dating the well-known Super Mario Bros. by four years.
tetris Tetris is a tile-matching puzzle video game originally designed and programmed in the Soviet Union. Pajitnov derived its name from the Greek numerical prefix tetra- (all of the game’s pieces contain four segments) and tennis, Pajitnov’s favorite sport.
asteroids Asteroids is a video game. On April 6, 2010, John McAllister set a preliminary record score of 41,338,740 after 58 hours, streamed live over the Internet, breaking the record set by Scott Safran (of Cherry Hill, New Jersey) 27 years earlier. Can you beat his high score?
asteroids 80’s Movie Word Search is an adaption of a word search puzzle. The first published word search was created by Norman E. Gibat in the Selenby Digest on March 1, 1968 in Norman, Oklahoma.
Picture 19 Battleship is a guessing game for two players. It is known worldwide as a pencil and paper game which predates World War I. It was published by Milton Bradley Company in 1943 as the pad-and-pencil game “Broadsides, the Game of Naval Strategy”, and as a board game in 1967.
sean_connery_james_bond James Bond Puzzle is a timed puzzle game. The James Bond film series is a British series of spy films based on the fictional character of MI6 agent James Bond (“007”), who originally appeared in a series of books by Ian Fleming. Earlier films were based on Fleming’s novels and short stories, followed later by films with original storylines. It is the longest continually-running film series in history, having been in ongoing production from 1962 to the present.
Picture 20 Snowball Fight is a first person shooter game where you throw snowballs at neighborhood bullies in your backyard.
Picture 21 Pixie Catcher is a flash game. Click on a pixie to catch it, and then drop it in the jar. Approach the pixies carefully or they’ll escape. Catch as many pixies as you can before dawn breaks!

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