What it was like Growing Up in the Eighties (1980s)
  • Sun. Jan 29th, 2023

Play Paperboy – 1980s Classic Arcade Game

Free Web Browser Online Play of 1985s Classic Video Game Paperboy

Game History:
Paperboy was released in the arcade in 1985 and on home video units in 1986. Paperboy 2 is a sequel to the video game Paperboy. It was released in 1991–1992 for a large number of home systems. The game was much like the original: the player controls a paperboy (or papergirl) who must navigate a bizarre series of obstacles, such as tires rolling down a driveway while a car is being repaired, or strange houses like a haunted house, while trying to deliver the morning paper to various customers on a street

Emulator instructions and keyboard controls towards bottom of page.
Click the Zoom buttons to make the gameplay larger.



Click Game Window Size Button to Zoom Game Size between default, 1.5X and 2X

Online Game Controls
Gamepad Button Keyboard Button
Left Left Arrow
Right Right Arrow
Up Up Arrow
Down Down Arrow
A X
B Z
Start Enter
Select Ctrl

Instructions:
Video game will automatically load in your browser. Click on the game window and hit the ENTER key to start the game. You can click on Zoom to expand the game to a larger size. You can click on Enable Sound to turn on the game's sound. Arcade game's keyboard controls are listed in above table. If you grew up in the 80's you shouldn't need additional gameplay instructions. Enjoy! No tokens required to play this free online video game.

Paperboy Platform(s) and Game Systems:
Midway Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Commodore 64, Game Boy, Game Gear
Release
1985
Genre(s)
Action
Mode(s)
Single-player, multiplayer (alternating)