Arkanoid for NES

NES

Action action paddle pong
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Arkanoid

Online version of Arkanoid for NES. Arkanoid is an arcade game developed by Taito in 1986. It is based upon Atari's Breakout games of the 1970s. The title refers to a doomed "mothership" from which the Vaus, the player's ship, escapes. Much like the game 'Breakout', the player controls the "Vaus", a space vessel that acts as the game's "paddle" which prevents a ball from falling from the playing field, attempting to bounce it against a number of bricks...

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Released in
1986
Publisher
Taito Corporation
Developer
Taito Corporation
Platforms
Arcade, NES, PC-88 (1986), Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum (1987), PC DOS, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Macintosh (1988)

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NES Console

Online emulated version of Arkanoid was originally developed for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), an 8-bit third-generation home video game cartridge-based console produced by Nintendo, first released in Japan as the Family Computer (commonly known as the Famicom) in 1983. The NES, a face-lifted version, was released internationally in the following years. The NES featured a number of groundbreaking games, such as the platform game Super Mario Bros, the action-adventure game The Legend of Zelda and the action game Metroid. As one of the best-selling gaming consoles of its time, the NES helped revitalize the US video game industry following the video game crash of 1983.

The game controller used for both the NES and the Famicom features an oblong brick-like design with a simple four button layout: two round buttons labeled `A` and `B`, a `START` button, and a `SELECT` button. Additionally, the controllers utilize the cross-shaped joypad, designed by Nintendo employee Gunpei Yokoi, for Nintendo Game & Watch systems, to replace the bulkier joysticks on earlier gaming consoles' controllers.

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online game added: 2010-09-16, by dj