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Air Inferno

Air Inferno

Release date: 1990

Genres: Flight, Simulation

Platforms: Arcade

Publishers: Taito

Air Inferno is a 1990 flight simulation arcade video game, developed and released by Taito, in Japan, North America, and the United Kingdom.Like its predecessor Top Landing (1988), Air Inferno used flat-shaded, 3D polygon graphics. Both games ran on the Taito Air System hardware, which used 68000 (12 MHz) and Z80 (4 MHz) microprocessors as CPU and a TMS320C25 (24 MHz) digital signal processor as GPU.

Aqua Jack

Release date: 1989

Genres: Shooter

Platforms: Arcade

Publishers: Taito

Aqua Jack (also released as Aquattack) is a 3D shoot 'em up arcade game released by Taito in 1989. A hovercraft is piloted over water and land while dodging bullets and avoiding objects by shooting or jumping over them. Enemies are shot in the air and on water or land to advance levels. The game has eight levels.

Alpine Ski

Alpine Ski

Release date: 1981

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Arcade

Publishers: Taito

Alpine Ski (アルパイン・スキ一) is an Alpine skiing arcade game, released by Taito in 1981. The player controls a skier, who can move left, right, or increase forward speed. The aim is to maneuver a skier through a downhill ski course, a slalom course, and a ski jumping competition in the shortest time possible. Two players can compete against each other.

Arabian Magic

Release date: 1992

Genres: Beat'em-up, Hack'n'slash

Publishers: Taito

Arabian Magic (アラビアンマジック) is a horizontally scrolling hack and slash arcade game developed and released by Taito in 1992. It was also released with Taito Legends 2 for PC, PlayStation 2 and Xbox.

Arkanoid Plus!

Arkanoid Plus!

Release date: 2009

Genres: Breakout

Platforms: Wii

Publishers: Taito

Arkanoid Plus! (Japanese: アルカノイド Plus!, Hepburn: Arukanoido Plus!) is a Breakout clone game released for WiiWare on September 28, 2009.

American Horseshoes

Release date: 1990

Genres: Sports

Publishers: Taito

American Horseshoes is a 1 to 4 player "horseshoes" arcade game released by Taito in 1990. Each player can choose from one of four characters: Lucky Lou, Diamond Dave, Tossin' Tom and Mayhem Mary. There are two pitches in each inning. Players may select grip and throwing angle prior to each pitch. The rolling of the trackball determines the distance of each pitch. After each inning the scoring with shown with an overhead shot of the stake area. Each player's score is shown throughout the game at…

Arkanoid Returns

Arkanoid Returns

Release date: 1997

Genres: Block breaker

Platforms: Arcade

Publishers: Taito

Arkanoid Returns is an arcade game released by Taito in February 1997 as part of the Arkanoid series. It is the fourth overall, and third to be released in arcades. The game was ported to the PlayStation later the same year, with an updated home release being released afterwards titled Arkanoid R 2000.

Arkanoid: Revenge of Doh

Arkanoid: Revenge of Doh

Release date: 1987

Genres: Breakout

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Nes, Amstrad CPC, Arcade

Publishers: Taito, Romstar

Arkanoid - Revenge of Doh (a.k.a. Arkanoid 2) is an arcade game released by Taito Corporation in 1987 as a sequel to Arkanoid.