12 Arnold Schwarzenegger Video Games From the Past 4 Decades

Despite the cover art depicting Arnold Schwarzenegger in his costume from “Conan the Destroyer,” the game “Conan: Hall of Volta” was originally developed as a boomerang-throwing game titled “Visigoth,” with the boomerang still visible in a prototype screenshot on the game box.

Conan: Hall of Volta (1984)

The introduction sequence for “The Running Man” was so large that it was given its own disk in the Amiga version of the game.

The Running Man (1989)

The game’s cinematic widescreen effect that occupies only the middle portion of the screen for gameplay was considered a unique and atmospheric feature in “Red Heat.”

Red Heat (1989)

Despite mixed reviews on its gameplay and difficulty, the game was particularly noted for its variety in gameplay mechanics, including both platform segments and top-down racing scenes.

Total Recall (1990)

Arcade1Up released an at-home version of the classic arcade game complete with light guns!

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

“Journey to Silius,” an entirely different NES game by Sunsoft, was originally developed as a game based on “The Terminator” but had to be transformed due to the loss of licensing rights during its development.

The Terminator (1992)

Arnold Schwarzenegger was one of the producers of the game which appeared on a long list of platforms: NES, Super NES, Genesis, Game Boy, Game Gear, Amiga, MS-DOS

Last Action Hero (1993)

Due to True Lies’ unorthadox plot, developemnt of the game was nearly canceled due to difficulties with adapting it to a game.

True Lies (1995)

“Terminator 3: War of the Machines” features the likeness and voice of Arnold Schwarzenegger, who reprised his role as the T-850 for the game.

Terminator 3 (2003)

One of Mobile Strike’s advertisements, featuring plus-sized women in bikinis playing the game, was banned in the United Kingdom by the Advertising Standards Authority in 2017.

Mobile Strike (2015)

“Mortal Kombat 11” faced bans in several countries including Indonesia, Japan, China, and Ukraine due to its graphic violence and the presence of Communist symbols.

Mortal Kombat 11 (2019)

For the first time in a Predator game, “Predator: Hunting Grounds” offers the option of playing as a female Yautja.

Predator: Hunting Grounds (2020)

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