Blockout for Arcade

Arcade
original resolution: 320x240

Logic tetris
number of games played: 43x last time: Oct 16, 2021, 03:38

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Click on play Arcade game now button first to load the game into the emulator. Before the start do not forget to toss the coin first (key 1) into the machine slot. Arcade controls:

Enter 1 = START / INSERT COIN
= LEFT / RIGHT / UP / DOWN
A S D Q W E = A / B / R / X / Y / L

Blockout

Online version of Blockout for Arcade. Blockout (Block Out) is the logical extension of Tetris into the third dimension. In regular Tetris, the player manipulates a set of tetrominoes which fall into a two-dimensional pit (seen from the side). The aim is to solve a real-time packing problem by forming complete rows, which then disappear and score points. Poor play leads to incomplete rows, caused by inefficient arrangements of tiles...

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Released in
1989
Publisher
California Dreams
Developer
P.Z.Karen Co. Development Group
Platforms
Arcade, PC DOS, Amiga, Commodore 64, Apple IIgs, Macintosh (1989), Atari ST, Atari Lynx (1990), Sega Genesis (1991)

Other platforms online 2

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Arcade game

Online emulated version of Blockout was originally developed as arcade game or coin-op game, a coin-operated entertainment machine typically installed in public businesses such as restaurants, bars and amusement arcades. Most arcade games are video games, pinball machines, electro-mechanical games, redemption games or merchandisers. While exact dates are debated, the golden age of arcade video games is usually defined as a period beginning sometime in the late 1970s and ending sometime in the mid-1980s.
Virtually all modern arcade games (other than the very traditional Midway-type games at county fairs) make extensive use of solid state electronics, integrated circuits and cathode-ray tube screens. In the past, coin-operated arcade video games generally used custom per-game hardware often with multiple CPUs, highly specialized sound and graphics chips, and the latest in expensive computer graphics display technology. This allowed arcade system boards to produce more complex graphics and sound than what was then possible on video game consoles or personal computers, which is no longer the case in the 2010s.

This emulation is powered by MAME (Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator) project, an open-source emulator designed to recreate the hardware of arcade game systems in software on modern personal computers and other platforms. Its intention is to preserve gaming history by preventing vintage games from being lost or forgotten.

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online game added: 2020-10-24, by dj