Microsoft Arcade

PC/MS-Windows 3.5in. disk. published 30 years ago by Microsoft

Listed in MAME

Microsoft Arcade © 1993 Microsoft.

Compilation of 5 arcade classics for PC's running Windows:
- "Asteroids" (1979)
- "Battlezone" (1980)
- "Centipede" (1980)
- "Missile Command" (1980)
- "Tempest" (1981)


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Microsoft Arcade was released in 1993 in North America specifically for PC's running Windows 3.1. It was distributed in a single 3.5" high-density floppy disk used for the installation of the package.

The games featured here are actually not direct ports of the original arcade game code, but newly-written versions, with DIP switch settings not available in the original arcade games.

Each game also has its own Microsoft Help file.


1. Microsoft Arcade (1993)
2. Microsoft Return of Arcade (1996)
3. Microsoft Revenge of Arcade (1998)
4. Microsoft Return of Arcade 20th Anniversary (2000)