Donkey Kong (video game)
Donkey Kong (Japanese: ドンキーコング, Hepburn: Donkī Kongu) is an arcade game released by Nintendo in 1981. It is an early example of the platform game genre, as the gameplay focuses on mane...
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Video Life
Video Life is a rare video game for the Atari 2600. It is a version of the zero-player cellular automaton known as Conway's Game of Life. Video Life was only available through a special mail order off...
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Escape from the Dungeons of the Gods
Escape from the Dungeons of the Gods is a single-player text adventure game for the Atari 800 and Apple II computer families. It was created by Ray Sato and published by SoftSide Magazine in the June...
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Video Hustler
Video Hustler is a pool (pocket billiards) arcade game developed by Konami in 1981.
Video Hustler was made available by Microsoft for its Game Room service for the Xbox 360 and Games for Windows -...
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Warp & Warp
Warp, warped or warping may refer to:
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Space Hawk
Space Hawk is a video game released by Mattel for its Intellivision video game system in 1981. The game is a re-worked version of a previously planned clone of Asteroids in which the player, in a rock...
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Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord
Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord is the first game in the Wizardry series of role-playing video games. It was developed by Andrew Greenberg and Robert Woodhead. In 1980, Norman Sirotek f...
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Strange Odyssey
Strange Odyssey was a text-based adventure program written by Scott Adams and Neil Broome .
Published by Adventure International, this text-based adventure game was one of many from Scott Adams.G...
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Strategy X (video game)
Strategy X is an overhead shooter arcade game developed by Konami in 1981 in which the player takes control of a tank to advance through various stages, defeating enemies and picking up fuel.Strategy ...
RobotWar
RobotWar was a programming game written by Silas Warner. This game, along with the companion program RobotWrite, was originally developed in the TUTOR programming language language on the PLATO syste...
Crossfire (video game)
Crossfire is a popular Apple II, Atari 400/800, VIC-20 and Commodore 64 video game created by Jay Sullivan, first published by Sierra On-Line in 1981.
In Crossfire, the player uses the IJKL keys o...
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Lady Bug (video game)
Lady Bug is an insect-themed maze chase arcade game produced by Universal Games and released in 1981. Its gameplay is similar to Pac-Man, with the primary addition to the formula being gates that chan...
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Asylum (1981 video game)
Asylum is an adventure game created by William F. Denman Jr. and released in 1981 by Med Systems (later known as Screenplay) of Chapel Hill, North Carolina for the TRS-80 computer. It combines a text ...
Boxing (Intellivision video game)
Boxing is a multiplayer sports video game produced by Mattel Electronics and released for its Intellivision video game system in 1981. The game simulates a 15-round boxing match with the goal of knock...
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Mystery Fun House (video game)
Mystery Fun House is a text-based adventure program written by Scott Adams, "Adventure 7" in the series released by Adventure International. The game setting was a fun house that the player had to ex...
Thief (arcade game)
Thief is a 1981 arcade video game that is extremely similar to Pac-Man.The player operates a car being pursued by several blue police cars, in a maze that is supposed to represent city streets. There...
The Adventures of Robby Roto!
The Adventures of Robby Roto! (Robby Roto for short) is a 1981 arcade game produced by Bally/Midway. It is no longer available in most arcades.It is notable for being one of the few games made availab...
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Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness
Ultima, later known as Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness or simply Ultima I, is the first game in the Ultima series of role-playing video games created by Richard Garriott. It was first published in...
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Star Strike
Star Strike is a single-player video game, released by Mattel for its Intellivision video game system in 1981. The Intellivision's best-selling game in 1982, with over 800,000 copies sold, Star Strike...
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Gorf
Gorf is an arcade game released in 1981 by Midway Mfg., whose name was advertised as an acronym for "Galactic Orbiting Robot Force". It is a multiple-mission fixed shooter with five distinct modes of ...
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Jungler
Jungler is a maze-based arcade game developed by Konami in 1981. Distributed by Stern in the United States beginning in 1982, the game has players controlling a multi-segmented creature attempting to ...
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Turtles (video game)
Turtles (also known as Turpin) is a 1981 arcade game. It was developed by Konami and published by Stern and Sega. The game was then ported to the Magnavox Odyssey² and the Entex Adventure Vision in 19...
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Red Alert (arcade)
Red Alert is a Fixed Shooter arcade video game released by Irem in July 1981.
In Red Alert, the player controls an anti-aircraft turret that can move left and right across the ground, and can only...
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Computer Baseball
Computer Baseball is a 1981 computer simulation computer game by Strategic Simulations, Inc.. It was released for several home computers, including Amiga, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS and...
Frogger
Frogger is a 1981 arcade game developed by Konami, and licensed for North American distribution by Sega-Gremlin. It is regarded as a classic from the golden age of video arcade games, noted for its n...
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Astrosmash
Astrosmash is a video game for the Intellivision videogame console written by John Sohl and published by Mattel in 1981. In this game, the player controls a laser cannon protecting the earth from fall...
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