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Maze game is a video game genre description first used by journalists during the 1980s to describe any game in which the entire playing field was a maze. Quick player action is required to escape monsters, outrace an opponent, or navigate the maze within a time limit.


Top-down maze games

First-person maze games

  • Maze War, 1972, Imlac PDS-1
  • 3D Monster Maze[1], 1981, ZX Spectrum
  • Maze, 1982, ZX Spectrum
  • Alien Maze, 1983, ZX Spectrum
  • 3-Demon, 1983, MS-DOS
  • Skull, 1984, ZX Spectrum / Commodore 64

Maze chase games

This genre is exemplified by Pac-Man (1979)[2], which spawned many sequels and clones. In Japan they are called "Dot eat games" (ドットイート).


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