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Arcade

Game genre concept

Mimics the style of arcade games by having short levels, simple controls, fairly non-stop hectic action, rapidly increasing difficulty combined with minimal or non-existent character or vehicle customization possibilities.

29
games
10
platforms

The first video game about Arcade was released on December 25, 1987.

Born Ready Games, PlayByte and Paramount Digital Entertainment has published most of these games

Mostly of interest for games that aren't ports of arcade games.

Traits:
* No significant wait times for something to happen: constant engagement with difficulties.
* Limited to no customization of player character, vehicle or other resources. Though this is likely untrue if this happens between levels or such.
* Levels last only few minutes at most if there even are levels.

Likely traits:
* Lives
* Score

Platforms

Windows 15
PS3 3
Linux 3
X360 2
Zeebo 1
NES 1
Amiga 1
C64 1
MS-DOS 1
MSX 1

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