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Animaniacs

Animaniacs

Release date: 1994

Genres: Platform

Platforms: Super Nes, Nintendo GameBoy, Sega Mega Drive

Publishers: Konami

Animaniacs (アニマニアクス, Animaniakusu) are a series of platform video games developed by Konami, based on the hit animated series of the same name. Two games were developed featuring significantly different gameplay and storylines; one for Super Nintendo Entertainment System, and one for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis and Game Boy. The SNES and Genesis versions were released in 1994, and the Game Boy version in 1995.

Airforce Delta

Airforce Delta

Release date: 1999

Genres: Flight, Simulation

Platforms: Nintendo GameBoy Color, Sega Dreamcast

Publishers: Konami

Airforce Delta (エアフォース デルタ, Eafōsu Deruta), known as Deadly Skies in Europe, is a video game released in 1999 for the Dreamcast. It was both developed and published by Konami. The game is a 3D aerial combat simulation, featuring many jet fighter aircraft. The game is single player only and has been compared to Ace Combat by GameSpy and GameSpot. At the time of the game's release, Airforce Delta was the only combat flight simulation game available for the Dreamcast. A Game Boy Color version of A…

Asterix (arcade video game)

Asterix (arcade video game)

Release date: 1992

Genres: Action, Platform

Platforms: Arcade

Publishers: Konami

Asterix is a horizontal-scrolling beat'em up arcade game released in 1992 by Konami. It is based on the French comic series Asterix and Obelix. The player fights as either Asterix the Gaul or his best friend, Obelix, as they take on the 'might' of the oppressive Roman Empire. Asterix includes a variety of humorous fighting moves, which are demonstrated in the game's attract mode. The artwork and feel of Asterix remains true to its French source material, and the game's many humorous touches (suc…

Airforce Delta Strike

Airforce Delta Strike

Release date: 2004

Genres: Flight, Simulation

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Konami

Airforce Delta Strike, known as Airforce Delta: Blue Wing Knights (エアフォースデルタ ブルーウイングナイツ, Eafōsu Deruta Burū Wingu Naitsu) in Japan and Deadly Skies III in Europe, is the third installment in the Konami Airforce Delta series. It was released in 2004 exclusively on the PlayStation 2. It plays very similarly to the previous Airforce Delta games.

Axelay

Axelay

Release date: 1992

Genres: Shooter

Platforms: Super Nes

Publishers: Konami

Axelay is a 1992 scrolling shooter video game developed and published by Konami for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Set in the fictional solar system Illis where an alien empire known as "Armada of Annihilation" invades its planets including the Earth-like Corliss (Mother), players take control of the titular D117B space fighter craft as a last resort to stop the alien invasion by recovering its lost weaponry. The gameplay mainly consist of both vertical-scrolling and horizonal-scrollin…

Arumana no Kiseki

Arumana no Kiseki

Release date: 1987

Genres: Platform

Publishers: Konami

Arumana no Kiseki is a platform game by Konami for the Family Computer Disk System. It was released in Japan on August 11, 1987. In 2012, reproduction cartridges of the game were created for the NES under the incorrectly translated title 'Miracle of Almana'.

Azure Dreams

Azure Dreams

Release date: 1997

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: Nintendo GameBoy Color

Publishers: Konami

Azure Dreams, released in Japan as Other Life: Azure Dreams (アザーライフ アザードリームス, Azā Raifu Azā Dorīmusu), is a PlayStation video game developed by Konami and was originally released in Japan on November 13, 1997. A stripped-down version was later released on the Game Boy Color. A semi-sequel, Tao's Adventure: Curse of the Demon Seal, was released on the Nintendo DS in 2005.

Apocalyptica (video game)

Apocalyptica (video game)

Release date: 2003

Genres: Shooter, Third-person

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Konami

Apocalyptica is a third-person shooter computer game that was developed by British studio Extreme FX and published by Konami on October 24, 2003.

Antarctic Adventure

Antarctic Adventure

Release date: 1983

Genres: Platform, Racing

Publishers: Konami

Antarctic Adventure (けっきょく南極大冒険, Kekkyoku Nankyoku Daibōken, After all, Antarctic Great Adventure) is a video game developed by Konami in 1983 for the MSX, and later for video game consoles, such as the Family Computer and the ColecoVision. The player takes the role of an Antarctic penguin, racing to disparate research stations owned by different countries in Antarctica (excluding the USSR). The gameplay is similar to Sega's Turbo, but plays at a much slower pace, and features platform game elem…

AirForce Delta Storm

AirForce Delta Storm

Release date: 2001

Genres: Flight, Simulation

Platforms: XBox

Publishers: Konami

Airforce Delta Storm, known as Airforce Delta II (エアフォース デルタII, Eafōsu Deruta Tsū) in Japan and simply as Deadly Skies (same as the first game) in Europe, is a fighter jet video game released in 2001 for the Xbox. It is the sequel to the Sega Dreamcast game Airforce Delta. A game also named Airforce Delta Storm was released in 2002 for the Game Boy Advance. While having the same name, this game's plot is based on the previous title in the series, Airforce Delta.

Ai Senshi Nicol

Ai Senshi Nicol

Release date: 1987

Genres: Action, Adventure

Publishers: Konami

Ai Senshi Nicol (愛戦士ニコル, Ai Senshi Nikoru, lit. "Love Warrior Nicol") is a 1987 action-adventure game by Konami for the Family Computer Disk System. It was only released in Japan.

Air Warrior

Air Warrior

Release date: 1988

Genres: Action, Combat, Flight, Simulation

Platforms: Amiga, Atari ST, Microsoft Windows, 3DO

Publishers: Konami

Air Warrior was a multiplayer on-line air-combat simulator launched by Kesmai in 1988. It was hosted on GEnie and used that service as a server for client software running on a variety of personal computers available in that era. It underwent continual improvement through its decade-long lifetime with Kesmai, appearing on new platforms and host services. Electronic Arts purchased Air Warrior in 1999, and became provider of the game, but it was discontinued in 2001. Air Warrior was one of the fi…

Aliens

Aliens

Release date: 1990

Genres: Action

Platforms: Arcade

Publishers: Konami

Aliens is a 1990 shoot 'em up video game developed and published for arcades by Konami. It is based on the 1986 film of the same title.

A Jax

A Jax

Release date: 1987

Genres: Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Dos, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Arcade

Publishers: Konami

A Jax (エー・ジャックス), eventually renamed A-Jax, is a vertically scrolling shooter released in arcades by Konami in December 1987. Similar to Contra and its "Gryzor", there was a European release of the game called Typhoon, which is the name used for Imagine Software's ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, and Commodore 64 ports. The players control a "Tom Tiger" helicopter (in the 2D stage) and later a "Jerry Mouse" fighter jet (in the 3D stage), and shoot enemies in the air and bomb them on the ground, collect…

Ant Nation

Ant Nation

Release date: 2009

Genres: Real-time, Strategy

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: Konami

Ant Nation is a real time strategy video game from Konami for WiiWare and Nintendo DS. The WiiWare version was released on July 13, 2009 in North America and the Nintendo DS version was released on September 8, 2009.

Age of Empires II

Age of Empires II

Release date: 1999

Genres: Real-time, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2

Publishers: Microsoft, Konami

Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings is a real-time strategy video game developed by Ensemble Studios and published by Microsoft. Released in 1999 for Microsoft Windows and Macintosh, it is the second game in the Age of Empires series. An expansion, The Conquerors, was released in 2000. A remastered Definitive Edition was released in 2019. An active competitive scene exists with multiple tournaments per year offering cash prizes. The Age of Kings is set in the Middle Ages and contains thirteen pl…