Can you name these classic arcade games?

Prove your love for retro arcade games and go for the high score!

The golden age of arcade games began right around 1978, when technology took a turn that saw some of the greatest video games of all time released in rapid succession throughout the 1980s.

Here, we've gathered a collection of classic arcade games you likely fed quarters into from the mid-1970s, on through the 1980s. Think you're a sharp shooter with an eye trained to recognize all these retro games? Take this quiz and find out! 

Only the most dedicated game players can get their initials logged on our leaderboard with a "high score." Otherwise: It's game over. Good luck!
  1. Let's start with one of the most popular arcade games of all time. Which 'Pac-Man' game is pictured here?
  2. Time to shoot 'em up. Which arcade game is pictured here?
  3. Many arcade games were styled geometrically. These blocks were your terrain in which game?
  4. We've all battled to avoid our fair share of punishing pixelated creatures back in the day. Recognize the game these baddies are from?
  5. Fighting games were a different battleground for arcade-goers. Which early fighting game is seen here?
     Image: Wikipedia
  6. Some of our favorite games blasted us into outer space, like this classic:
  7. Then there were all the awesome maze games, which often had us leaping platform after platform. Recognize this one?
     Image: YouTube
  8. This game debuted in 1981. What was it called?
  9. Pew-pew-pew, here's another shooter from the 1980s:
  10. We'll zip on out of here with this racing game that first appeared in the mid-1970s:
     Image: YouTube

Can you name these classic arcade games?

Your Result...

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LittleMissNoName 41 months ago
Missile Command and the original Pac-Man are two of my favorite retro games. Who else had Pac-Man fever?
MikeInFla 41 months ago
10 out of 10 because I put endless amounts of quarters in all of them!
MarioKlein 48 months ago
9 of 10 correct. Missed the last one. My favorite past time game from the quiz would be Q-bert.
RobCertSDSCascap 55 months ago
All comments deleted?
Fine. Took it again, still got 10/10!
Even today, these classics have replay value.
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