Shack's Arcade Corner: Captain America and the Avengers arcade game

Today, Shacknews takes a look back at one of the best arcade games of a bygone era. Join Greg Burke as he checks out Captain America and the Avengers.


Shacknews loves its arcades and arcade cabinets. Because of that, we're taking a look into some of the best arcade cabinets of the past and offering a bit of a history lesson with Shack's Arcade Corner.

Join our own Greg Burke as he examines one of the best arcade classics of the late 20th century, the four-player beat-em-up, Captain America and the Avengers. Long before Joss Whedon made a cinematic masterpiece with Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Data East turned the Captain America-led team into fun brawler with some of best action and worst voice acting you'll hear in an arcade game.

Check out our look at Captain America and the Avengers below.

From The Chatty
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    January 27, 2015 3:00 PM

    Shack Staff posted a new article, Shack's Arcade Corner: Captain America and the Avengers

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      January 27, 2015 3:02 PM

      I loved Captain America and the Avengers. All those multiplayer arcade games from konami, dataeast, sega, capcom were solid gold.

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        January 27, 2015 3:17 PM

        Golden axe, TMNT, X-men, Simpsons, were the best multiplayer arcade games I spent so much money on TMNT

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        January 27, 2015 4:04 PM

        Fucking loved that shit too!

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      January 27, 2015 3:07 PM

      It was fun, but the zenith to me was probably gauntlet for being first and 6 player X-Men for just being SIX PLAYERS (and a pretty cool soundtrack too).

      Long live the quarter gobblers!

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      January 27, 2015 3:11 PM

      I love this series!

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      January 27, 2015 3:26 PM

      hahahahahaHAHA! hahahahahaHAHA!

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      January 27, 2015 3:44 PM

      SEE MY POWAH!!

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      January 27, 2015 5:42 PM

      Cool new feature! I'd love to see these done a bit more in-depth. :)

      Captain America and the Avengers was a super fun game. There wasn't much to it, but it was one of the first four-player beat 'em ups and fun all the way.

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      January 27, 2015 6:07 PM

      Oh man, after all these years I now know Vision was the white guy, always thought he was Moon Knight or something.

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      January 27, 2015 6:22 PM

      Awesome response guys! I'll have one up a week or that's the goal at least :)

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      January 27, 2015 9:46 PM

      Don't forget Spiderman vs. The Kingpin, that was another classic. I was a big fan of the multiplayer arcade brawlers too...Ninja Kids, Golden Axe: The Revenge of Death Adder and the hilarious Crime Fighters stick out in my mind when not thinking of the standards like X-Men, The Simpsons and the NInja Turtles games...

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