The most popular online games are Pac-man, Pong, Bejeweled and Street Fighter. These games have a timeless virtue that keeps them alive even in todays world of hi-definition graphics and sophisticated game play. Joust Joust is a classic arcade game that puts you in the role of a knight with a lance while mounted on an ostrich. The game screen is a simple static screen with five platforms hanging in mid air. The enemies come in wave after wave from the one end of the screen. They appear at the screens in four different spawn points. To destroy an enemy knight one has to collide with the knight at a higher position.
Donkey Kong was released by Nintendo. The game was the pioneer in the platform genre as the game play basically revolved around maneuvering. The main character comes across a series of platforms while dodging various obstacles. The hero of the game and a giant ape named Donkey Kong has become the most popular game characters. Despite an initial slow down, the game went on to become a tremendous success. Consequently, the game was developed for personal consoles.
Crimson Skies is an arcade flight game developed by FASA. The game was released as a flight simulator with an arcade touch. Flight control scheme is fairly simple. The take off and landing are completely automated. Players can choose from a fleet of fighters, all loaded with magnetic rockets and Tesla coils. The game has recently been released on Xbox.