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New titles added to Antstream Arcade include R-Type, Lode Runner, Spelunker, Kung-Fu Master, and 10-yard Fight.

Leading Retro Arcade gaming platform Antstream Arcade today announced a deal with video game publisher Irem, which will see dozens of iconic arcade-era hits added to the already world-leading library of games. ‘Antstream.

Arcade hits originally produced by Tozai Games co-founder and current executive producer Scott Tsumura, including the legendary American football game 10-yard Fight, platformers like Lode Runner and Spelunker and beat ’em up Kung-Fu Master will be added to the platform arcade game in the coming months. They join Antstream Arcade’s library of over 1,300 free-to-play iconic games alongside Space Invaders, Pac-Man, Start Wars and Mortal Kombat.

Players will be able to enjoy Irem classics in new ways, with daily challenges, tournaments and Antstream’s new “Giant Slayer” feature – where players can challenge Antstream’s global gaming community to beat their high score in a game of their choice. These features bring the joy of the Arcade to modern casual gaming audiences.

This agreement follows Antstream Arcade’s recent partnership with D4 Enterprise to secure exclusive licensing rights to a significant suite of retro MSX games, further cementing Antstream’s position as the definitive home of casual and retro gaming.

Commenting on the partnership, Steve Cottam, CEO of Antstream, said, “Irem has a strong place in gaming as a developer of notable retro games and hardware, not only in Japan but internationally. The inclusion of over 20 Irem titles on the Antstream Arcade platform is a significant addition to what is already the world’s largest library of fully playable video games, and brings us one step closer to our goal of preserving these pieces. of the game’s story in a way that is accessible. We are thrilled to be working with Irem Software Engineering to bring these games to fans, old and new, around the world.

“I’m very excited to see the titles I produced at Irem so long ago on the Antstream platform,” said Scott Tsumura, co-founder and executive producer at Tozai Games. “I’m very happy to know that new generations of gamers will have the chance to experience these originals,” added Tsumura.

Antstream Arcade has the largest library of games on any cloud gaming service, with over 1100 titles available. Through the streaming service offered by Antstream’s cloud gaming platform, gamers can play as much as they want without downloading or having to pay due to Antstream’s freemium membership level. An ad-free premium tier is available from £7.99 per month.

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