A platformer released for multiple retro computer systems and consoles.
Not to be confused with Sega's later light-gun game for Master System (Safari Hunt), Safari Hunting has players tranquilize and capture various animals.
An early shōgi sim from Sega.
A behind-the-back arcade racing game by Sega, unique in that the background uses full-motion video run on LaserDisc-based arcade hardware.
Dodge cars, wildlife, and other obstacles in this behind-the-back racing game by Sega.
Navigate a space shuttle through a tight course of gates (similar to the sport of slalom skiing) in this arcade game by Sega. Known in-game as "Slalom".
An arcade maze game for the Sega SG-1000 and a mix between Pac-Man and Rally X. Also a spiritual sequel to Head-On.
An arcade game by Jaleco where you control a mouse with a flamethrower.
An early adaptation of the tabletop game for the Sega SG-1000. Also known as "Sega Mahjong".
Take control of the N-Sub submarine and sink entire enemy fleets in this 1980 arcade game by Sega.
A vertical-scrolling action game for the Sega SG-1000 where players guide a tank against numerous enemy tanks, helicopters, mechs, and giant battle stations.
A vertically-scrolling shoot-'em-up for the Sega SG-1000.
A horse race betting game for the Sega SG-1000.
A mystery text adventure.
An adapation of riichi mahjong, released by Tsukuda Original for their SG-1000 clone Othello Multivision. Unlike most other mahjong adaptations, this one only s...
A golf simulator starring a famous Japanese professional golfer.
A water combat-based maze game for arcades and SG-1000.
Pilot your X-Wing-like fighter against TIE Fighter-esque enemies in this totally original SG-1000 game from Tsukuda Original.
An early scrolling shoot-em-up for the arcades and the SG-1000.
A second Sega-1000 pachinko simulator
A pachinko simulator for the Sega SG-1000
Sega's Champion Tennis on the SG-1000.
A treasure-hunting maze game where Sindbad (also known as Sinbad the Sailor) must search for treasure in multi-layered, isometric-like, levels. While doing so, ...
A tactical maze shooter released by Sega in 1981. It has a mixture of vertical scrolling run & gun shooting and maze digging.
Tranquilizer Gun is an arcade game released by Sega in 1980, and ported to the Master System in 1983. The goal is to sedate animals and get them to a vehicle be...
Drawing program for SG-1000. The cartridge came attached to a "Graphic Board" tablet. This was the first game to feature the use of touch controls.
A business simulation game for the Commodore 64 and the SC-3000.
A SG-1000 sequel to the Hang-On Mark III (Master System) game. It is the only game designed for use with the BH-400 bike handlebar controller.
A fighting game involving the kendo martial art. Released in Japan for the Sega SG-1000 in 1986.
Released by Sega in 1979, Monaco GP was a vertical-scrolling racing game, notable for its early use of sprite-scaling, achieved without the use of a CPU.
A 1983 arcade game developed by SEGA. The player controls a ship that is being fired upon by aircraft and enemy ships.
A Japan-only Sega Master System text adventure game featuring Sherlock Holmes.
Released in 1984 by Sega, this was the debut work by Sonic creator Yuji Naka. It featured an early female protagonist, and elements of action, adventure, and da...
An early baseball game released for the arcade, MSX and SG-1000 platforms.
A pinball game for the SG-1000. Published and developed by SEGA.
A pool game for the SG-1000.
Othello for the SG-1000.
An educational game for the Sega SG-1000. Teaches about football, the Statue of Liberty, and other locations.
An educational game released in 1983. Teaches about the USA.
A run & gun shooter arcade game released by Sega in 1985, also known as Sega Ninja or The Ninja.
An action-adventure game by Sega and Pony Canyon. The player controls a penguin on his journey through the arctic.
A Sega SG-1000 game. Released as Crowns Golf in american arcades.
The sequel to the 1983 SG-1000 game Mahjong, adding additional three- and four- player variants. It is unique for its split-screen multiplayer, which uses an in...
A Golgo-13 shooting game, released on the SG-1000 in 1984.
An action game made by Sega for the SG-1000.
MotoRace USA was developed by Irem in 1983. It's a road racing Arcade game where the player drives from Los Angeles to New York.
Based on the Super Dimensional Century Orguss anime, this Sega SG-1000 game puts players in the role of Kei Katsuragi as he fights against the Chilam forces.
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.
A simplistic boxing game released on the SG-1000, MSX, and arcade, by Sega in 1983.
Take control of a robot and attempt to save children and animals from monsters in Drol.
Los Chantasticos take on The Free Larks in this tag team wrestling game from Sega.
Mikie must collect hearts while avoiding a variety of nemeses, in this school-themed action game.
A horizontal shoot 'em up game developed by Compile and published by Sega in 1986.
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...
A simple puzzle game created in 1980 by Hiroyuki Imabayashi and published by Thinking Rabbit in 1982.
Galaga is a vertical shooter arcade game released in 1981. Developed by Namco and published by Namco and Midway.
Hustle Chumy (sometimes written as Hustle! Chumy) is a single-screen platform game for Sega SG-1000, MSX, and Memotech MTX. It was later given a release on Wind...
Players control Flicky, a bird who must escort chicks to the exit door while avoiding cats.
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...
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 ...
Use see-saws to bounce enemies into the ceiling in Compile's C_So!.
An early vertical shooter developed by TOSE and published by Jaleco in Japan. It was Jaleco's first release for the Famicom.
Bank Panic is a shoot-em-up game, in which the player takes the role of a Sheriff. The main objective is to protect the bank from outlaws.
Traverse a vast castle with 100 puzzling rooms to rescue the imprisoned princess in this 1985 action-adventure platformer for Japanese computers.
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...
Elevator Action is a 1983 arcade game by Taito where players control Agent 17, who is attempting to steal documents in a tall building.
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...
An early Arcade action game from Taito and in many ways a precursor to their bigger hit Bubble Bobble. The player controls the eponymous avian Chack'n as she at...
An early sports game from Konami, this was released on a variety of platforms in 1984.
Players collect dolls, use skateboards to travel, find hidden levels all on the journey to rescue Tanya, the protagonist's girlfriend.
Space Invaders, released in arcades by Taito in 1978, is one of the most influential and successful video games of all time, laying the foundations for most sho...
Originally released on the SG-1000, Champion Soccer was later released on the MSX in 1984. The game is a simplistic soccer simulator.
Fly down into dangerous caves filled with bugs, lava, and other traps to save your buddy before you run out of health.
An arcade title developed by Sega that is very similar to classic arcade games of the time.
A version of Lode Runner with a much harder collection of levels, intended for "champion" players. Some versions were exclusive to Japan, where Lode Runner was ...
Star Force is a vertical scrolling shoot 'em up game from Tecmo.
One of the progenitors of Japanese RPGs, The Black Onyx brings the world of high-fantasy RPGs to Japanese computers as five brave adventurers set out through a ...
One of the earliest puzzle-platformers has you running around an underground treasury in an attempt to escape with a motherlode of treasure. It is one of the fi...
A classic game in which you need to collect all the bombs.