Arcade games, also known as coin-operated games or coin-op games, first appeared in 1971 with the release of Galaxy Game and Computer Space.

Arcade Games:
1994
Arcade One-on-One Fighting Game. The second Virtua Fighter arcade game improved upon the original.

1993
Arcade One-on-One Fighting Game. Sega's first Virtua Fighter arcade game is the game that popularized the 3D fighter.

1991
Platform Game. Sonic the Hedgehog saves the animals that were turned into robots and defeats Dr. Robotnik.
Platform Game. Mario and Luigi travel to Dinosaur Land to rescue Princess Toadstool.
Arcade Beat 'Em Up Game. The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles travel through time and defeat Shredder and Krang.

1989
Arcade Beat 'Em Up Game. The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles track down the Technodrome and defeat Shredder and Krang.

1988
Platform Game. Mario, Luigi, Toad, and Peach, Princess Toadstool of the Mushroom Kingdom, travel to Subcon and defeat Wart.
Platform Game. Mario and Luigi rescue Peach, Princess Toadstool of the Mushroom Kingdom from Bowser, King of the Koopa.

1986
Platform Game. Mario rescues Princess Toadstool from Bowser, King of the Koopa.

1985
Platform Game. Mario rescues Princess Toadstool from Bowser, King of the Koopa.

1983
Arcade Platform Game. Mario and his brother Luigi have to get rid of pests in a sewer.

1982
Arcade Platform Game. Donkey Kong Jr. rescues his father who has been caged by Mario.

1981
Arcade Platform Game. Mario rescues his girlfriend Pauline from her kidnapper, Donkey Kong.

1980
Arcade Maze Game. Pac-Man eats pellets while avoiding ghosts.
Arcade Maze Game. Lupin steals money and avoids the police.

1978
Arcade Fixed-Screen Shoot 'Em Up. Defend yourself against an invading alien fleet.