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More Chinese History from the arcades - Warriors of Fate

At the end of 1989′s Dynasty Wars, a mysterious man grew concerned over the heroics of those that had stopped his plans for the domination of ancient China, hinting at a sequel. 2,096 more words

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Crime fighting from the arcade - Vendetta (Crime Fighters 2)

Konami was hitting its beat ‘em up stride by the time 1991 turned on the arcade scene. In that year, the game developer brought out two iconic adaptations — The Simpsons and the sequel to their 1989 TMNT hit, Turtles in Time. 1,586 more words

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Commandos from arcade's past - Captain Commando

In 1991, Capcom and Konami went at it with beat ‘em up broadsides. Konami had the edge when it came to licenses with two hard shots in the form of The Simpsons Arcade Game and the sequel to their 1989 TMNT game, Turtles in Time. 2,039 more words

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Licensed beat 'em ups from the past - Alien versus Predator

Alien versus Predator was one of the best beat ‘em ups to come out from Capcom’s arcade fun factory. It arrived in 1994 and bolstered their power hand of arcade hits with two of sci-fi’s biggest stars — Aliens and Predators. 1,518 more words

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Run 'n guns from the past - Wild West C.O.W. Boys of Moo Mesa

Cartoons were popular subjects for the arcade and Konami gobbled up its share during the late 80s and early 90s hitting a variety of series from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to The Simpsons and even one or two series no one had ever expected from ’92′s… 1,436 more words

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Post apoc beat 'em ups from the past - Violent Storm

Konami’s beat ‘em up history might not be as extensive as Capcom’s, but many of the ones that they rolled out into the arcades were often imaginative, fun, and sometimes just as crazy. 1,229 more words

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Go, Go Power Morphing from the Past - Metamorphic Force

Konami’s arcade history is replete with signature titles that celebrated the splash of colors, action, noise, and vibrancy of the scene. Their games, along with many of their peers’, were why a generation of gamers were saddened to see arcades go the way of the dodo. 1,177 more words

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