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Developer: Gabriel Industries

Publisher: Midway Games, Midway, CBS Electronics

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Wizard of Wor is an arcade game released in 1980 by Midway. Up to two players fight together in a series of monster-infested mazes, clearing each maze by shooting the creatures. The game was ported to the Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Atari 2600, and Atari 5200 and renamed to The Incredible Wizard for the Bally Astrocade.

The game was later released as part of the compilations Midway Arcade Treasures 2 (2004) and Midway Arcade Origins (2012).

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1. Batman

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2. Galaga (1981)

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3. Balloon Fight (1985)

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4. Popeye

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5. Neon Space 2

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6. Michael Jackson's Moonwalker

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7. Mission: Impossible

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8. Mappy (1984)

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10. Gauntlet (1985)

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12. Flicky (1991)

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Operating Systems:
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