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Paperboy Flash Game Online - Play Free Classic Arcade Games

Check out 'Paperboy Rush', a clone of the classic Atari video game Paperboy. This online flash based game is the closest thing you'll find to the original. Paperboy rush maintains all the stuff that made Paperboy so much fun, including riding down the street in your bike, the cars and angry drivers - even the dog who's looking to take a chunk out of your leg. The object of the free online game is to deliver newspapers to all the "customer" houses on the street. There are also black "non-customer" houses which do not require newspaper deliveries. You must deliver the papers by throwing them onto the door mats or into the mail boxes. Have Fun!

How to play the classic Paperboy game for free online

Use your keyboard to play this classic game online. Click Enter to Start, and Spacebar to Select, A button is Z key, and B button is X key. You can Pause the game with P key, and toggle the Sound with S key. The player must stay alive by avoiding obstacles that appear along the street. Some obstacles include everyday nuisances such as fire hydrants, storm drains, break dancers, cars, skateboarders, drunks, kids with radio controlled toys and even rather bizarre foes such as a tornado, oversized house cats, and even the Grim Reaper himself. The player must also cross street intersections successfully (which gets harder each day). Some obstacles can earn the player bonus points. For example, the breakdancer and some men brawling in the street can be "smacked" with a newspaper for extra points. Running into any of the obstacles with the bike results in the loss of a life. There are two types of collisions possible from running into obstacles, "%#@*!" and "SMACK!" The former results from hitting obstacles that are integral parts of the landscape, such as fire hydrants, fences, and signposts. The latter collision type comes from obstacles not integral to the landscape: cars, people, dogs and bees.

Play Paperboy game for free online today

Do you like classic arcade games, have you at some point in your life delivered newspapers, and do you also enjoy to play free online games? If you are in the same mood as us today, then you probably would like to play the classic Paperboy game online for free. Am I correct? ;)

Fun Facts about the original Paperboy game

The original Paperboy is a 1984 arcade game by Atari Games. The players take the role of a paperboy who delivers newspapers along a suburban street on his bicycle. Deliver the newspapers to subscriber homes only and avoid the pitfalls to make it through another day. Paperboy by Atari featured a unique "Bike Handlebars" controller was the first of it's kind. Paperboy was one of the higest resoltion displays of arcade games from the early 1980's.

In Paperboy you can bicycle on the Easy Street

According to the International Arcade Museum Paperboy was produced by Atari Games in 1984. This cabinet was also used for the game Championship Sprint. At the beginning of the arcade game, there are three different streets to choose from for the paperboy to deliver newspapers, each with a different level of difficulty. They are respectively Easy Street (easy), Middle Road (medium), and Hard Way (hard). The original arcade game had seven stages, one for each day of the week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and lastly Sunday. On Sunday, the newspapers are bigger, heavier and do not travel as fast when thrown. If you successfully deliver the papers on all seven days, there will be a special feature with a headline that will read "Paperboy Wins Award For Outstanding Paper-Delivery" along with a picture of the paperboy holding a trophy. Afterwards, the game ends. If you make a perfect delivery on any of the days, a customer will resubscribe or there will be a new subscriber. If you lose all lives, the headline will read "The Paperboy Calls It Quits" and the arcade game will end. Also, if you lose all but one life and cause all customers to cancel their subscriptions, there will be a sequence following after the obstacle course where the headline will read "Paperboy Fired" along with a voice saying "You are Fired!" and the game will end.

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