Can you remember this arcade game?
October 19, 2006 2:53 AM   Subscribe

I fondly remember an arcade game from my childhood at the local junk-food kiosk, but I can not remember the name. I have tried to search Google, but I have not found anything. The game, as I remember it, was a side-scrolling shoot ‘em up. You flew planes (1 player or 2 players) and on the ground beneath you dinosaurs where actively trying to kill you with their prehistoric might.

So you had to wipe out all the dinosaurs once again, I guess. The game was colorful and cartoony and your weapon got upgraded with power ups. You saw the planes from the side, and not from the top, as e.g. 1942.

Can anyone else remember this game and its name?
posted by Grums to Media & Arts (3 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
Sounds like Prehistoric Isle in 1930 to me. Is that the droid you were looking for?
posted by doctorpiorno at 3:09 AM on October 19, 2006

Yup also sounds like Prehistoric Isle (which I still play via MAME).
posted by PenDevil at 3:12 AM on October 19, 2006

Yes! Thanks alot! I have been thinking about what this game was called for years now and ask metafilter answered me in 16 minutes.
posted by Grums at 3:15 AM on October 19, 2006

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