Fighting games are a sub- genre of sports games. The objective of most fighting games is to knock out the other characters. If multiple players are involved, players generally fight against each other. The fight matches typically consist of several rounds take place in an arena while each character has differing abilities but each is relatively viable to choose.
The golden age of arcade video games was the era when arcade video games entered pop culture and became a dominant cultural force. The exact time period is disputed, but key moments include the release of Space Invaders in 1978 and the vector- based Asteroids in 1979— moments made possible by the increase in power and decrease in cost of computing technology.
An arcade game or coin- op game is a coin- operated entertainment machine typically installed in public businesses such as restaurants, bars and amusement arcades. Most arcade games are video games, pinball machines, electro- mechanical games, redemption games or merchandisers. While exact dates are debated, the golden age of arcade video games is usually defined as a period beginning sometime in.