Coleco's city-building game was a milestone for the genre.
A ColecoVision puzzle game based around moving "Gleebs" around optical illusions.
Long before EA's reign on the football circuit, CBS was working on a multiplatform title with John Madden.
A mathematics game from Telegames.
An educational game based on the Fisher Price toy brand.
There are eight dance steps to choose from and endless ways to put them together.
The third entry in the Sydney Hunter franchise.
The Xonox Double-ender is a unique cartridge with the ability to flip the side and play the second game.
Sydney Hunter and the Caverns of Death is a retro platformer that started as a Flash game before being ported to various older and modern platforms.
WarGames is a strategy game developed for the ColecoVision based on the hit 1980's movie of the same name. The game mimics a game in the movie called Global The...
A homebrew collection of two Space Invaders games, made with Taito's blessing.
Flipper Slipper is a game for the Colecovision and MSX2 platforms. It is a water-themed Breakout-like game, with the unique mechanic of having curved paddles, w...
Puzzli is a colour-matching puzzle game based on fishing.
An adult game for the ColecoVision.
A board game for the ColecoVision. It is a homebrew.
Another of Imagic's second wave of Intellivision releases this one a variation on Defender. The game was also ported to Colecovision.
A Fisher-Price puzzle game.
This early example of 3D gaming has players fire rockets from a submarine at incoming ships and UFOs. It was the first video game to use stereoscopic 3D, and th...
An educational game that teaches mathematics where you solve math problems on your way to escape Turnkey's dungeon.
Sequel to the popular Dunjonquest game Temple of Apshai.
Gun down TIE Fighters, shoot the tips off of towers, and blow up the Death Star in this vector-graphics Star Wars arcade game.
This strategy game for the Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum and Amstrad CPC is based on the original Alien movie.
Players serve root beer as fast as they can to all the demanding customers.
Q*Bert's goal is to hop around an isometric pyramid structure in order to change all the colors of the pyramid's surfaces to the same color.
Take to the skies in this home-only sequel to Frogger.
When Mario finally defeats and captures Donkey Kong, it is up to Donkey Kong's son, Donkey Kong Junior, to rescue him.
Smurf: Rescue in Gargamel's castle puts eveyone's favorite Belgium woodland creature in a daring adventure where he must jump over fences in search of Smurfette...
Zip up all four mazes in this arcade-first release from Exidy.
Gyruss is a space shoot 'em up that allows player to revolve around an implicit circle. It is often considered to be a cross between Tempest and Galaga.
Turbo is an early racer released by Sega in 1981, using a third-person rear-view racer format nearly a year before Pole Position. The ColecoVision port featured...
Originally developed by Dan Gorlin of Brøderbund, Choplifter!, which claims to be the computer! game of the year, focuses on the simple mechanics of avoiding f...
Pitstop is an early racing game that was released on the Atari 8-bit computer, Commodore 64, and ColecoVision.
Omega Race was one of the more popular Arcade games and old home Machine releases.
Walk forward and take out the opposition in this early arcade run & gun shooter from Taito.
Lady Bug is an arcade game from 1981 that attempted to capitalize on the success of Pac-Man, but differentiated itself by adding revolving doors and a more stru...
An early side scrolling shooter made by Universal
Astro Invader is a fixed shooter where the player controls a spaceship and has to defend an alien invasion.
A pseudo survival-horror 2600 game that is known as one of the most difficult 2600 games in existence.
David Rolfe's frantic into-the-screen space blaster.
This Activision game features the 10 track & field events used to determine "The World's Greatest Athlete" every four years in the Olympics.
Frenzy is a sequel to Berzerk. It features many new elements like destructible walls and ricocheting shots.
Alcazar the Forgotten Fortress is an early dungeon-crawling adventure game from Activision.
A game often considered the first platformer, predating Donkey Kong.
Control Bounty Bob as he avoids mutants and attempts to catch Yukon Yohan in this classic platformer.
Popeye must win the love of Olive Oyl in three different scenarios while avoiding the nasty Bluto. His main weapon against this relentless brute are the cans of...
An Egyptian themed arcade game released in 1982 from Konami, where players control an explorer/treasure hunter raiding the ancient catacombs of King Tut's tomb....
A sequel to the original Jumpman, Jumpman Junior is a platform game where players collect bombs in a dozen different levels, each with a unique play mechanic.
Rocky Super Action Boxing is a ColecoVision game based on the film Rocky III.
Be either Dr. J or Larry Bird and engage in a game of One-on-One in this 1983 basketball game.
Players control a Cabbage Patch Kid as they avoid obstacles while at the park.
Travel through time and shoot biplanes, fighter jets and alien spacecraft in this 1982 shoot 'em up from Konami.
Gorf is a multi-mission fixed shooter featuring five screens. Each of these five missions has its own distinct enemies and rules of play.
Pitfall II is a wide-open platforming adventure that's much larger than its predecessor, with advanced features including save points and non-linear level desig...
A Tetris clone for the ColecoVision
The second game to spring from Johnny Hart's popular caveman-themed comic strip. Riding on his stone wheel once again, Thor must avoid all manner of obstacles w...
Originally released as Zoom 909 in Japan, the Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom arcade game is a forward-scrolling, pseudo-3D, third-person rail shooter, released by ...
Frogger is a classic arcade game with a simple objective: safely maneuver your frog across a busy highway and a deadly river without getting squished!
A action game written by Tony Ngo that was published for various 8-bit platforms. The player controls Sam who must climb to the top of a 48 story building and c...
Players locate pieces of a trident while playing alternately as a dolphin and a seagull.
Taito side-scroller released for arcades in 1982 and for the Atari 2600 in 1983, is a modified version of Jungle King. A three phase platformer that puts the pl...
In this almost-but-not-quite Roguelike, you play a lone warrior exploring the mysterious dungeons of Aphsai, collecting treasure and better equipment as you pro...
A Mr. Potato Head-like educational game
Mr. Do! is an Arcade style game similar to Dig Dug and Pac-Man, in which a clown is charged with the mission to either collect all cherries or kill all enemies.
Infiltrate the enemy base and make off with a big box of cash in this helicopter-based shooter from the makers of Scramble.
First released by Activision for the Atari 2600, River Raid is one of the first scrolling shooters ever made. Controlling a rogue fighter jet, players must dest...
In this action game the players job is to guide Captain Blitztek through enemy territory to prevent the Axtoatles fromt taking control of world forces.
Play as a spy in an armored sports car, destroying enemy vehicles and protecting civilian vehicles.
Pitfall! has been holding it down as the grandfather of the modern day platformer since its release in 1982. The premise of the game is to avoid falling down pi...
Zaxxon is an arcade shooter developed by Sega, along with assistance from Ikegami Tsushinki. When it was first released, Zaxxon's isometric projection was consi...
A "3D" shoot 'em up.
Thor, star of the popular comic strip B.C., must save his girlfriend Cute Chick from a dinosaur with nothing but his trusty prehistoric unicycle and quick refle...
Players control a snake like pipe. The goal is to eat all the pellets on screen in order to get the highest score possible. Players must do this while avoiding ...
Dragonfire is a game by Imagic that tasks a prince with recovering the king's treasure from a group of greedy dragons.
Jigsaw puzzle game featuring Dr. Seuss characters.
Play a bartender as he caters to thirsty customers by serving them refreshingly cool beer.
Players attempt to form a completely connected maze by rotating sections of the maze in the correct direction.
James Bond 007 is a side-scrolling action game developed by Parker Brothers, and released in 1983. Players control Bond's car to clear four movie inspired stage...
Control Winky, shoot arrows, and steal treasure from snakes in this dungeon-filled game from Exidy.
Players must destroy waves of UFOs while saving abductees in this classic shoot 'em up
2010: The Graphic Action Game is a puzzle game in which you, an engineer aboard the Discovery spacecraft, must repair the ship's systems before it crashes into ...