The Golden Age of Arcade Video Games

1978 - 1986

Business


Best Selling Arcade Games During the Golden Age

Games that sold more than 10,000 units

  1. Pac-Man (400,000)

  2. Space Invaders (360,000)

  3. Donkey Kong (132,000)

  4. Asteroids (100,000)

  5. Defender (60,000)

  6. Centipede (55,988)

  7. Galaxian (40,000 in the U.S.)

  8. Donkey Kong, Jr. (30,000 in the U.S.)

  9. Mr. Do! (30,000 in the U.S.)

  10. Tempest (29,000)

  11. Q*bert (25,000)

  12. Robotron: 2084 (23,000)

  13. Dig Dug (22,228 in the U.S.)

  14. Pole Position (21,000 in the U.S.)

  15. Missile Command (20,000)

  16. Popeye (20,000 in the U.S.)

  17. Jungle Hunt (18,000 in the U.S.)

  18. Dragon’s Lair (16,000)

  19. Berzerk (15,780)

  20. Scramble (15,136 in the U.S.)

  21. Battlezone (15,122)

  22. Stargate (15,000)

  23. Star Wars (12,695)

  24. Super Cobra (12,337 in the U.S.)

  25. Space Duel (12,038)