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Arkanoid: Revenge of Doh, Arcade

Arkanoid: Revenge of Doh (aka Arkanoid 2) is the sequel to Taito‘s hit game Arkanoid and was released into arcades in 1987.

It takes the ‘bat and ball’ genre (aka the ‘Breakout‘ genre) to previously unheard of levels of both playability and difficulty, and it also managed to influence a lot of other games in the process.

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Arkanoid, Arcade

Taito‘s Arkanoid was released into arcades in 1986 and did for bat and ball games (often referred to as Breakout clones) what Mario did for platform games. That is: revitalise them with new ideas and features.

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Arkanoid: Revenge of Doh, Atari ST

More than just another bat and ball game, Arkanoid: Revenge of Doh on the Atari ST is a brilliant conversion of the popular Taito arcade game.

But – unlike the arcade machine – you haven’t got a paddle to control the bat. You have got a mouse, though, which is just as good.

The analogue control of the bat and fast-moving gameplay make for an adrenaline-pumping and highly memorable pong-tribute experience.

More: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arkanoid:_Revenge_of_Doh