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Vertical screen

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Screen is taller than it is wide. Mostly arcades and mobile. Home systems often require to lay TVs or monitors sideways.
Do not use when it is the only option.
If ratio is more than 3:4 use tallscreen

489
games
29
platforms

The first video game about Vertical screen was released in 1973.

Taito, Namco and Sega has published most of these games

Screen is taller than it is wide. Mostly used in arcades. This way of looking at games is gaining popularity in homes & handhelds. Home systems often require to lay TVs or monitors sideways. Ratio is not more than 3:4.

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Hardware
Horizontal screen, Tallscreen

Platforms

Arcade 394
WonderSwan 18
Linux 17
WonderSwan Color 6
Lynx 6
custom 5
PS2 5
Windows 5
PS 5
PSP 3
Mobile 3
Android 2
BSD 2
WinCE 2
GP2X 2
Atari 5200 1
GameCube 1
SG-1000 1
X360 1
Atari 2600 1
N-Gage 1
Dreamcast 1
iOS 1
Mac OS X 1
Unix 1
Zaurus 1
APF 1
Internet Only 1
OS/2 1

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