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Ocean Software (2,202 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article

Master System and Sega Mega Drive. Jon Woods and David Ward created Spectrum Games as a mail-order business in 1983 after being inspired by the success
Doctor Who and the Mines of Terror (389 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Doctor Who and the Mines of Terror is a game for the Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro and Commodore 64. It was first released by Micro Power on the BBC Micro in
Dracula (1986 video game) (307 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Dracula is a text adventure game by CRL released in 1986 for the Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, and ZX Spectrum home computers. The game is based on the novel
The Count (video game) (249 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Count is a text adventure written by Scott Adams and published by Adventure International in 1979. The player character has been sent to defeat the
The Amazing Spider-Man and Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge! (490 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Amazing Spider-Man and Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge! is a side-scrolling video game starring Marvel Comics' superheroes Spider-Man and Captain
Sokoban (1,185 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sokoban (倉庫番, Sōko-ban, lit. 'warehouse keeper') is a puzzle video game genre in which the player pushes crates or boxes around in a warehouse, trying
Monty Python's Flying Circus: The Computer Game (205 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Monty Python's Flying Circus: The Computer Game (referred to simply as Monty Python's Flying Circus in the game itself) is a 1990 scrolling shoot 'em up
Frankenstein (video game) (265 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Frankenstein is a text adventure game released by CRL in 1987 for the Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, and ZX Spectrum home computers. The game is based on the
Robin of the Wood (100 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Robin of the Wood is a maze game published in 1985 for several 8-bit computer formats by Odin Computer Graphics in the UK and Serma Software in Spain.
Conan: Hall of Volta (423 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Conan: Hall of Volta (or simply Conan on the box cover and title screen) is a platform game from American developers Eric Robinson and Eric Parker and
Jetpac (1,311 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
that the ZX Spectrum had a limited lifespan. Jetpac was one of the few Spectrum games also available in a ROM format for use with the Interface 2, allowing
Action Force (video game) (780 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Action Force: International Heroes is a video game released by Virgin Games in 1987 for the ZX Spectrum and Commodore 64, and in 1988 for the Amstrad CPC
John Elway's Quarterback (332 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
John Elway's Quarterback, also known as John Elway's Quarterback Challenge and John Elway's Team Quarterback, is a 1987 football video game. Tradewest
Star Wars: Droids (video game) (147 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Star Wars: Droids (also sold as Droids) is an action video game developed by Binary Design and published by Mastertronic in 1988. The game was released
Scooby-Doo (video game) (319 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Scooby-Doo (also known as Scooby-Doo in the Castle Mystery) is a video game based on the television franchise of the same name. The game was developed
The Colour of Magic (video game) (162 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Colour of Magic is a text adventure game developed by Delta 4 and published by Piranha Software, released in 1986. It was released for the ZX Spectrum
Captain America in: The Doom Tube of Dr. Megalomann (524 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Captain America in: The Doom Tube of Dr. Megalomann, also known as Captain America Defies The Doom Tube, is a video game based on a comic book series of
Grand Prix Manager (1984 video game) (298 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Grand Prix Manager is a Formula 1 management simulation video game released for the ZX Spectrum in 1984. It was written by P. Boulton and published by
SWIV (431 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
SWIV is a 2D vertically scrolling shoot 'em up game originally released in 1991 for the Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum and Amstrad
The Transformers (1986 video game) (438 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Transformers is a platform shoot 'em up game based on the Transformers franchise. It was written by Denton Designs and released by Ocean Software for
Space Crusade (video game) (549 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Space Crusade is a 1992 video game based on the Space Crusade board game. It is the first video game set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe. Gremlin Graphics
Batman (1989 video game) (601 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Batman (also known as Batman: The Movie) is an action video game developed and published by Ocean Software based on the 1989 film of the same name. It
Bionic Commando (1,112 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bionic Commando is a video game franchise consisting of an original arcade game released in 1987 and several later versions and sequels. The original Japanese
Tintin on the Moon (157 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tintin on the Moon is a 1987 video game loosely based on the Destination Moon and Explorers on the Moon comic books from The Adventures of Tintin, the
Ah Diddums (172 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ah Diddums is a computer game released by Imagine Software for the ZX Spectrum in 1983 and can be run on the 16KB/48KB versions of the machine and the
Shadows of Mordor (267 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Shadows of Mordor: Game Two of Lord of the Rings is a text adventure game for the Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Apple II, MS-DOS, and Macintosh
Dragons of Flame (video game) (459 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Dragons of Flame (ドラゴン・オブ・フレイム, Doragon obu Fureimu) is a video game released in 1989 for various home computer systems and consoles. It is a sequel to
Lord of the Rings: Game One (339 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lord of the Rings: Game One (released in North America as The Fellowship of the Ring: A Software Adventure) is a video game released in 1984 and based
Dalek Attack (770 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dalek Attack is a 1992 computer game based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who, in which the player controls the Doctor
The Hunt for Red October (1990 video game) (95 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Hunt for Red October is a 1990 video game based on the 1990 film The Hunt for Red October. It was developed by Images Software and released by Grandslam
Superman: The Game (443 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Superman: The Game is a 1985 video game designed by Fernando Herrera and published in the U.S. by First Star Software for the Commodore 64. For European
Rampart (video game) (1,193 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Rampart is a 1990 video game released by Atari Games and Midway Games that combines the shoot 'em up, strategy, and puzzle genres. It debuted as an arcade
Return of the Jedi: Death Star Battle (352 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Return of the Jedi: Death Star Battle is a shoot 'em up video game published by Parker Brothers in 1983 for the Atari 2600, Atari 5200, and Atari 8-bit
Star Wars (1983 video game) (1,795 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Star Wars is a first-person rail shooter video game designed by Mike Hally and released in arcades in 1983 by Atari, Inc. It uses 3D color vector graphics
Hercules (1984 video game) (570 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Hercules is a platform video game written by Steve Bak for the Commodore 64 and published by Interdisc in 1984. It was reissued in 1986 by Alpha Omega
Super Robin Hood (262 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Super Robin Hood is a Robin Hood-themed platform game published in October 1986 by Codemasters. The Oliver Twins developed the game for the Amstrad CPC
Road Runner (video game) (597 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Road Runner is a racing game based on the Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner shorts. It was released by Atari Games in 1985. The player controls Road Runner
Chequered Flag (video game) (516 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Chequered Flag is a racing video game developed by Psion Software and published by Sinclair Research in 1983. It was the first driving game published for
The Hunt for Red October (1987 video game) (290 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Hunt for Red October is a video game based on the 1984 book The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy. It was released in 1987 and was available for the
Human Killing Machine (546 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Human Killing Machine (also known as HKM) is a 2D fighting video game. The game was developed by British company Tiertex, who hired external team Blue
Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo (video game) (652 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo is a 1991 platform game developed by British studio PAL Developments and published by Hi-Tec. It is part of the Scooby-Doo franchise
Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes of the Lance (923 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes of the Lance is a video game released in January 1988 for various home computer systems and consoles. The game is based
Jack the Ripper (1987 video game) (512 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Jack the Ripper is a text adventure computer game designed by St. Bride's School and released by CRL in 1987 for the Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC and ZX Spectrum
Grand Prix Circuit (video game) (504 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Grand Prix Circuit is a racing video game developed by Distinctive Software and published by Accolade for MS-DOS compatible operating systems in 1988.
Space Shuttle: A Journey into Space (295 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Space Shuttle: A Journey into Space is a space flight simulator game designed by Steve Kitchen for the Atari 2600 and published by Activision in 1983.
RoadBlasters (1,147 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
RoadBlasters is a combat racing video game released in arcades by Atari Games in 1987. In RoadBlasters, the player must navigate an armed sports car through
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1985 video game) (538 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back is the sequel to the vector graphics Star Wars arcade game. It was released by Atari Games in 1985 as a conversion kit
S.T.U.N. Runner (355 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
S.T.U.N. Runner (Spread Tunnel Underground Network Runner) is 3D racing/shooter game released in arcades by Atari Games in 1989. The player pilots a futuristic
River Raid (1,186 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
River Raid is a vertically scrolling shooter designed and programmed by Carol Shaw and published by Activision in 1982 for the Atari 2600 video game console
Pirate Adventure (468 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pirate Adventure (also known as Pirate Cove) is a text adventure program written by Scott Adams. Published by Adventure International and the second game
Hunchback (video game) (434 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Hunchback (shown as Hunch Back on the title screen) is a video game developed by Century Electronics and published in arcades in 1983. The game is loosely
Super Sprint (869 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Super Sprint (known as Sprint Master on the Atari 2600) is a racing video game released by Atari Games and Midway Games in 1986. Up to three players drive
Pssst (803 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
designed by his brother, Tim Stamper. Pssst was one of the very few Spectrum games also available in ROM format for use with the Interface 2, allowing
Asterix and the Magic Cauldron (181 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Asterix and the Magic Cauldron is a computer game for the Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum home computers based on the popular French Asterix
Superman: The Man of Steel (1989 video game) (784 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Superman: The Man of Steel is a 1989 video game featuring the DC Comics character Superman. It was developed and published by UK software company Tynesoft
The Legend of Kage (1,091 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Legend of Kage (影の伝説, Kage no Densetsu) is a side-scrolling hack-and-slash game developed and released by Taito as an arcade video game in 1985. It
Michael Jackson's Moonwalker (1,837 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Michael Jackson's Moonwalker is the name of several video games based on the 1988 Michael Jackson film Moonwalker. Sega developed two beat 'em ups, released
Hydra (video game) (333 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Hydra is an arcade video game where players are piloting a hovercraft, trying to deliver top secret items while avoiding mines, other hovercraft, and logs
Atic Atac (1,278 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
frequently re-use the same mechanics of their earlier games in newer ZX Spectrum games. Reception The game received a positive critical reception upon release
Monopoly in video games (1,340 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
There have been numerous Monopoly video games based on the core game mechanics of Parker Brothers and Hasbro's board game Monopoly. They have been developed
Pit-Fighter (1,359 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pit-Fighter is a 1990 arcade fighting game by Atari Games which uses digitized live actors. It was Atari's first fighting game. The Japanese arcade release
WEC Le Mans (1,070 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
WEC Le Mans, known as WEC Le Mans 24 in Japan, is a racing simulation video game released in arcades by Konami in 1986. It was the first[citation needed]
Judge Dredd (1986 video game) (793 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Judge Dredd is a platform shoot 'em up video game based on the character of the same name. It was developed by Beam Software and published by Melbourne
Rastan (video game) (1,493 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Rastan Saga, known as Rastan in North America, is a side-scrolling hack and slash video game released by Taito for arcades in 1987. It was a critical and
Popeye (video game) (1,643 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Popeye is a 1982 arcade platform game developed and released by Nintendo based on the comic strip of the same name created by E. C. Segar and licensed
Impossamole (177 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Impossamole is a platform game developed by Core Design for the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC and ZX Spectrum. It was released in 1990 and
Indiana Jones a Chrám zkázy (446 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
počítačových her (134. část – české textovky II) - Root.cz". Plíva, Pavel. "ZX-Spectrum Games". www.zx-spectrum.cz. Ugraugra. "Herní Archeolog: Hra 114: Indiana Jones
Chip's Challenge (1,346 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Chip's Challenge is a top-down tile-based puzzle video game originally published in 1989 by Epyx as a launch title for the Atari Lynx. It was later ported
Manchester United Europe (605 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Manchester United Europe developed by Krisalis Software is the follow-up to the 1990 video game Manchester United which had sold over 100,000 copies. The
Welltris (481 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Welltris is a puzzle video game, developed by Doca and licensed to Bullet-Proof Software. It is an official game in the Tetris series. Adaptations were
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1985 video game) (821 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom is an action video game developed and published by Atari Games and released in arcades in 1985. It is based on the
Die Hard (video game) (739 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Die Hard (ダイ・ハード, Dai Hādo) is the name of three video games, one released for the Commodore 64 in 1990, one released for the TurboGrafx-16 in 1990 and
Gauntlet II (1,211 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gauntlet II is a 1986 arcade game produced by Atari Games that serves as the immediate sequel to the original Gauntlet, which was released the previous
Alien (1984 video game) (527 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Alien is a 1984 hybrid strategy/adventure video game developed by Concept Software and published by Argus Press Software for the Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum
Nigel Mansell's World Championship Racing (827 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nigel Mansell's World Championship Racing is an arcade-style formula one racing video game developed by Gremlin Graphics and released for various systems
Questprobe featuring The Hulk (2,046 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Questprobe featuring The Hulk is a 1984 graphic adventure video game developed and published by Adventure International in collaboration with Marvel Comics
Masters of the Universe: The Super Adventure (91 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Masters of the Universe: Super Adventure, also known as Masters of the Universe in Terraquake, is an interactive fiction video game developed by Adventure
Batman (1986 video game) (457 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Batman is a 1986 3D isometric action-adventure game by Ocean Software for the Amstrad PCW, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, and MSX, and the first Batman game
Aliens: The Computer Game (1987 video game) (604 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Aliens: The Computer Game is a 1987 video game developed by Software Studios and published by Electric Dreams Software initially for Amstrad CPC, Commodore
The Boggit: Bored Too (203 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Boggit: Bored Too is a text adventure game by Delta 4 released in 1986 for the Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, and ZX Spectrum home computers. The game
WWF WrestleMania (1991 video game) (493 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
WWF WrestleMania is a game developed by Twilight and published by Ocean Software in 1991 for the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum
Psycho Soldier (1,182 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Psycho Soldier (サイコ・ソルジャー, Saiko Sorujā) is a platform game developed by Japanese software company SNK. It was released in 1987. It is a distant sequel
Xybots (1,132 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Xybots is a 1987 third-person shooter arcade game by Atari Games. In Xybots, up to two players control "Major Rock Hardy" and "Captain Ace Gunn", who must
Masters of the Universe: The Movie (138 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Masters of the Universe: The Movie is an action-adventure game developed by Gremlin Graphics, and published in 1987. It is based on the American film Masters
Knight Lore (3,577 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
British gaming history and has been included in multiple lists of top Spectrum games. Critics considered its technical solutions and isometric 3D style a
Continental Circus (933 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Continental Circus is a racing simulation arcade game, created and manufactured by Taito in 1987. In 1989, ports for the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST,
Klax (video game) (1,223 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Klax is a puzzle video game released in arcades in 1990 by Atari Games while Namco distributed the game in Japanese markets. It was designed by Dave Akers
Tetris 2 (1990 video game) (349 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
in 1990 by František Fuka. Fuka said in his interview for server ZX Spectrum Games that the development took only 14 days but in an interview with Jaroslav
Rick Dangerous 2 (754 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rick Dangerous 2 is a platform game developed by Core Design for the Amiga, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, and MS-DOS. It was released
Tranz Am (785 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
graphics were designed by Tim Stamper. Tranz Am was one of the very few Spectrum games also available in ROM format for use with the Interface 2, allowing
War in Middle Earth (488 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
War in Middle Earth is a real-time strategy game released for the ZX Spectrum, MSX, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, DOS, Commodore Amiga, Apple IIGS, and Atari
Masters of the Universe: The Arcade Game (107 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Masters of the Universe: The Arcade Game is a platform game developed by Adventure Soft for the Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, and ZX Spectrum and
Escape from the Planet of the Robot Monsters (452 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Escape from the Planet of the Robot Monsters is a multidirectional shooter released in arcades by Atari Games in 1989. The game is styled after campy science
Loopz (673 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Loopz is a puzzle video game designed and programmed by Ian Upton for the Atari ST in 1989. He previously worked as head game designer for Audiogenic,
California Games (1,160 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
California Games is a 1987 sports video game originally released by Epyx for the Apple II and Commodore 64, and ported to other home computers and video
Alien Syndrome (564 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Alien Syndrome (エイリアンシンドローム, Eirian Shindorōmu) is a run and gun game developed by Sega and released in arcades in 1987. Two players control two soldiers
Judge Dredd (1990 video game) (1,030 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Judge Dredd is a 1990 platform shoot 'em up game based on the character of the same name. It was developed by Random Access and published by Virgin Mastertronic
Toobin' (320 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Toobin' is an Atari Games and Midway Games video game originally released as an arcade game in 1988 and is based on the recreational sport tubing. It was
Aliens: The Computer Game (1986 video game) (449 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Aliens: The Computer Game is a 1986 video game developed and published by Activision for the Commodore 64, Apple II based on the film of the same title
Aliens: The Computer Game (1986 video game) (449 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Aliens: The Computer Game is a 1986 video game developed and published by Activision for the Commodore 64, Apple II based on the film of the same title
Cookie (video game) (670 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
however, it was never commercially released. Cookie was one of the few Spectrum games also available in ROM format for use with the Interface 2, allowing
GFL Championship Football (134 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
GFL Championship Football is a 1986 video game published by Activision. GFL Championship Football is a game in which the player receives a view from inside
Predator (video game) (689 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Predator is a 1987 side-scrolling action game based on the film of the same title, and the first game based on the franchise. The player starts off with
Tranz Am (785 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
graphics were designed by Tim Stamper. Tranz Am was one of the very few Spectrum games also available in ROM format for use with the Interface 2, allowing
ThunderJaws (235 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ThunderJaws is a run and gun video game released in arcades by Atari Games in 1990. Home ports by Domark were published in 1991. A secret agent is on a
Bruce Lee (video game) (947 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Bruce Lee is a platform game written by Ron J. Fortier for the Atari 8-bit family and published in 1984 by Datasoft. The graphics are by Kelly Day and
Leader Board (723 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Leader Board (sometimes Leaderboard) is a series of golf simulation video games that was developed by Bruce Carver and Roger Carver, and published by Access
Tempest (video game) (2,314 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Tempest is a 1981 arcade game by Atari Inc., designed and programmed by Dave Theurer. It takes place on a three-dimensional surface divided into lanes
Garfield: Winter's Tail (537 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Garfield: Winter's Tail is a game based on the Jim Davis comic strip, Garfield. It was released in 1989 for Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST (will not work
Ikari Warriors (2,203 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ikari Warriors, known as Ikari (怒, "Fury") in Japan, is a vertically-scrolling, run-and-gun shooter arcade video game released by SNK in 1986. It was published
Days of Thunder (1990 video game) (320 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Days of Thunder is a 1990 NASCAR racing simulation video game loosely based on the 1990 movie Days of Thunder. The game utilized elements from the movie
Mickey Mouse: The Computer Game (250 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mickey Mouse: The Computer Game, also known as just Mickey Mouse, is an action game developed and published by Gremlin Graphics in 1988 for the Amiga,
Bomberman (1983 video game) (719 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Bomberman is a maze video game developed and published by Hudson Soft. The original home computer game Bomber Man was released in July 1983 for the NEC
List of Back to the Future video games (1,039 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of video games in and connected to the Back to the Future franchise. Back to the Future (1985) – Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum
Cyberball (991 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cyberball (サイバーボール, Saibābōru) is a video game released in arcades in 1988 by Atari Games. The game is a 7-man American football using robotic avatars
Hard Drivin' (1,735 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hard Drivin' is a driving video game developed by Atari Games in 1989. It invites players to test drive a sports car on courses that emphasize stunts and
Batman: The Caped Crusader (431 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Batman: The Caped Crusader is an action-adventure game developed by Special FX Software (Jonathan Smith, Zach Townsend, Charles Davies, and Keith Tinman)
Yabba Dabba Doo! (818 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Yabba Dabba Doo! is a 1986 video game developed by British studio Taskset and published by Quicksilva for the Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 (C64), and ZX Spectrum
Guerrilla War (video game) (566 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Guerrilla War, released in Japan as Guevara (ゲバラ), is an overhead run and gun game produced by SNK. Originally released for arcades in 1987 as a coin-operated
Times of Lore (763 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Times of Lore is a 1988 action role-playing game that was developed and published by Origin Systems for several platforms, including PC, Commodore 64/128
Arkanoid (2,556 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arkanoid is a 1986 block breaker arcade game developed and published by Taito. In North America, it was published by Romstar. Controlling a paddle-like
Monopoly (1985 video game) (290 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Monopoly is a 1985 multi-platform video game based on the board game Monopoly, released on the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX
Treasure Island (1984 video game) (270 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Treasure Island is a 1984 computer game based on the 1883 novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. In the game, the player takes on the role of
Mario Bros. (3,874 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mario Bros. is a 1983 arcade game developed and published for arcades by Nintendo. It was designed by Shigeru Miyamoto and Gunpei Yokoi, Nintendo's chief
Highlander (video game) (591 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Highlander is a video game tie-in to the Highlander franchise released in 1986, the same year as the film, published by Ocean Software for the ZX Spectrum
Pac-Mania (1,614 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pac-Mania is an cavalier perspective maze game that was developed and released by Namco for arcades in 1987. In the game, the player controls Pac-Man as
Spy Hunter (2,228 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Spy Hunter is a vehicular combat action game developed by Bally Midway and released for arcades in 1983. The game draws inspiration from the James Bond
Back to the Future Part III (video game) (464 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Back to the Future Part III (or Back to the Future III) is the title of a video game based on the film of the same name. The game is different from LJN's
Championship Baseball (184 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Championship Baseball is a sports video game developed by Activision's Gamestar division in 1986. This baseball simulation has a split-screen view, which
The Way of the Exploding Fist (1,218 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Way of the Exploding Fist is a 1985 fighting game based on Japanese martial arts developed by Beam Software, by a team consisting of Gregg Barnett
Blasteroids (898 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Blasteroids is the third official sequel to the 1979 multidirectional shooter video game, Asteroids. It was developed by Atari Games and released in arcades
Back to the Future (1985 video game) (434 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Back to the Future is the name of a 1985 video game released by Electric Dreams Software for the ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64 and Amstrad CPC. The game is
Dynasty Wars (653 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dynasty Wars, released in Japan as Tenchi wo Kurau (天地を喰らう, lit. The Devouring of Heaven and Earth), is a 1989 side-scrolling beat-'em-up game released
Gauntlet (1985 video game) (3,181 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Gauntlet is a 1985 fantasy-themed hack-and-slash arcade game developed and released by Atari Games. It is noted as being one of the first multiplayer dungeon
Vindicators (video game) (661 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Vindicators is a one or two player arcade game released by Atari Games in 1988. Home ports were by Tengen. Vindicators was not licensed by Nintendo and
Peter Pack Rat (819 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Peter Pack Rat is a 1985 platform game developed and released by Atari Games for the Atari System 1 arcade hardware. It was programmed by Peter Thompson
Gunfright (985 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gunfright is an action-adventure game developed by Ultimate Play the Game and published by U.S. Gold. It was first released for the ZX Spectrum in December
Battlezone (1980 video game) (2,752 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Battlezone is a first-person shooter tank combat game released for arcades in November 1980 by Atari, Inc. The player controls a tank which is attacked
Bubble Bobble (3,120 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bubble Bobble is a 1986 platform arcade game developed and published by Taito. It was distributed in the United States by Romstar, and in Europe by Electrocoin
Marble Madness (3,563 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Marble Madness is an arcade video game designed by Mark Cerny and published by Atari Games in 1984. It is a platform game in which the player must guide
Winter Games (701 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Winter Games is a sports video game developed by Epyx (and released in Europe by U.S. Gold), based on sports featured in the Winter Olympic Games. A snow-and-ice
Zaxxon (2,319 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Zaxxon is an isometric shooter arcade game, developed and released by Sega in 1982, in which the player pilots a ship through heavily defended space fortresses
720° (1,206 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
720° is a skateboarding video game released in arcades by Atari Games in 1986, in which the player controls a skateboarder skating around a middle-class
World Class Leader Board (262 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
World Class Leader Board is a 1987 video game published by Access Software. It is part of the Leader Board series. World Class Leader Board is a game in
Rolling Thunder (video game) (1,511 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Rolling Thunder is a run-and-gun shooter produced by Namco, originally released as a coin-operated arcade video game which ran on the Namco System 86 hardware
The War of the Worlds (1984 video game) (296 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The War of the Worlds, titled on screen as Jeff Wayne's The War of the Worlds and on the cover as Jeff Wayne's Video Game Version of The War of the Worlds
Rod Land (979 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rod Land, known in Japan as Yōsei Monogatari Rod Land (妖精物語ロッドランド, lit. "Rod Land: A Fairy Tale"), is a 1990 platform game originally developed and published
The Untouchables (video game) (328 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Untouchables is a video game released by Ocean Software in 1989 on ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, Atari ST, Amiga, DOS, NES, and SNES
Alien 8 (1,010 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Alien 8 is an action-adventure video game developed and published by Ultimate Play the Game. It was released for the ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Amstrad CPC
The Hobbit (1982 video game) (1,398 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Hobbit is an illustrated text adventure computer game released in 1982 for the ZX Spectrum home computer and based on the 1937 book The Hobbit, by
The Last Ninja (1,160 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Last Ninja is an action-adventure game originally developed and published by System 3 in 1987 for the Commodore 64. It was converted to the Apple IIGS
Garfield: Big Fat Hairy Deal (318 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Garfield: Big Fat Hairy Deal is a 1987 computer game for the Atari ST, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC and the Amiga based on the comic strip Garfield
Championship Baseball (184 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Championship Baseball is a sports video game developed by Activision's Gamestar division in 1986. This baseball simulation has a split-screen view, which
Xenophobe (video game) (993 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Xenophobe is a video game developed Bally Midway and released in arcades in 1987. Starbases, moons, ships, and space cities are infested with aliens, and
Super Hang-On (1,036 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Super Hang-On is a motorcycle racing arcade game released by Sega, and the sequel to the acclaimed Hang-On. It uses a fully simulated motorcycle arcade
Moon Patrol (1,361 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Moon Patrol (ムーンパトロール, Mūn Patorōru) is a 1982 arcade video game developed and released by Irem. It was licensed to Williams for distribution in North
Skyfox (1984 video game) (515 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Skyfox is a combat flight simulation game developed by Ray Tobey for the Apple II and published by Electronic Arts in 1984. Ariolasoft published the game
Boulder Dash (1,654 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Boulder Dash is a 2D maze-puzzle video game released in 1984 by First Star Software for Atari 8-bit computers. It was created by Canadian developers Peter
Impossible Mission (1,375 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Impossible Mission is a video game originally written for the Commodore 64 by Dennis Caswell and published by Epyx in 1984. The game features a variety
1942 (video game) (1,461 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
1942 is a vertically scrolling shooter game made by Capcom that was released for arcades in 1984. Designed by Yoshiki Okamoto, it was the first game in
Sabre Wulf (2,575 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
appeared in the 1985 compilation They Sold a Million, a collection of Spectrum games that had together sold a million units. When the compilation was released
The Flintstones (1988 video game) (856 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Flintstones is a 1988 video game based on the 1960s television series The Flintstones. The game was developed by Teque Software Development and published
The Train: Escape to Normandy (298 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Train: Escape to Normandy is a video game released by Accolade in 1987 and themed loosely on the motion picture The Train, starring Burt Lancaster
Rick Dangerous (983 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rick Dangerous is a platform game developed by Core Design for the Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, and MS-DOS
Automonopoli (923 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Automonopoli, also known as Go to Jail, is an unauthorised computer version of the boardgame Monopoly, released in June 1983 by Automata UK for the ZX
Starglider 2 (721 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Starglider 2 is a 3D space combat simulator published in 1988 by Rainbird as the sequel to 1986's Starglider. It was released for the Amiga, Atari ST,
Jet Set Willy (1,851 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
reproduction was difficult, making Jet Set Willy harder to copy than most Spectrum games. However, means of circumventing the card were quickly found, and one
Super Off Road (1,275 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ivan "Ironman" Stewart's Super Off Road is an arcade video game released in 1989 by Leland Corporation. The game was designed and managed by John Morgan
The Evil Dead (video game) (425 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Evil Dead is an adventure game produced by Palace Software for the Commodore 64, BBC Micro and ZX Spectrum. It is based on the 1981 horror film of
Horace (video game series) (771 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
Spiders. Hungry Horace and Horace and the Spiders were two of the few ZX Spectrum games also available in ROM format for use with the Interface 2. The original
Starglider (667 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Starglider is a 3D video game published in 1986 by Rainbird. It was developed by Jez San under his company name Argonaut Software. The game is a fast-moving
Frogger (3,806 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Frogger is a 1981 arcade action game developed by Konami and manufactured by Sega. In North America, it was released by Sega/Gremlin. The object of the
Operation Wolf (2,631 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Operation Wolf is a light gun shooter arcade game developed by Taito and released in 1987. It was ported to many home systems. The game was critically
Athena (video game) (1,140 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Athena (アテナ, Atena) is a platform arcade game, produced and published in 1986 by SNK. Conversions were later released for the NES console and ZX Spectrum
Zorro (1985 video game) (255 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Zorro is a puzzle-platform game written by James Garon and published by Datasoft in 1985. Versions were released for the Apple II, Atari 8-bit family,
The Living Daylights (video game) (214 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Living Daylights is a run and gun video game adaptation of the 1987 James Bond film The Living Daylights. It was the second Bond game published by
Rampage (1986 video game) (2,106 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Rampage is a 1986 arcade game by Bally Midway. Players take control of a trio of gigantic monsters trying to survive against onslaughts of military forces
Elevator Action (2,285 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Elevator Action is a platform shooter game released in arcades by Taito in 1983. The player assumes the role of Agent 17, a spy infiltrating a 30-story
Cyberun (274 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cyberun is a ZX Spectrum video game by Ultimate Play the Game and published by U.S. Gold in 1986. Although not part of the Jetman series, it has similarities
APB (1987 video game) (1,655 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
APB (short for "All Points Bulletin") is a video game released in arcades by Atari Games in 1987. The player assumes the role of "Officer Bob," a rookie
Narc (video game) (907 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Narc (stylized as NARC) is a 1988 run and gun arcade game designed by Eugene Jarvis for Williams Electronics and programmed by George Petro. It was one
Shadow of the Beast (1989 video game) (1,956 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Shadow of the Beast is a platform game developed by Reflections and published by Psygnosis in 1989. The original version was released for the Amiga, and
Rygar (1,901 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rygar is a video game created by Tecmo in 1986 and originally released for arcades in Japan as Argos no Senshi (アルゴスの戦士, Arugosu no Senshi, lit. Warrior
Arcticfox (582 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arcticfox is a science fiction tank simulation video game developed by Dynamix and published by Electronic Arts in 1986. It was published in Europe by
Flash Gordon (video game) (152 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Flash Gordon is a video game based on a comic strip character of the same name. The game was published in 1986 by Mastertronic for the Amstrad CPC, Commodore
Skull & Crossbones (video game) (1,009 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Skull & Crossbones is a pirate-themed beat 'em up developed by Atari Games and released as an arcade video game in 1989. Developer Tengen ported the game
Blade Runner (1985 video game) (785 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Blade Runner is a video game loosely inspired by the 1982 film Blade Runner, but is technically based on the film soundtrack by Vangelis as the publishers
Adventureland (video game) (716 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Adventureland is the first text adventure video game for microcomputers, released by Scott Adams in 1978. The game involves searching for thirteen lost
The NewZealand Story (1,642 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The NewZealand Story (ニュージーランドストーリー, Nyū Jīrando Sutōrī) is a platformer arcade game developed and published by Taito in 1988. The game's concept and setting
HardBall! (799 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
HardBall! is a baseball video game published by Accolade. Initially released for the Commodore 64 in 1985, it was ported to other computers over the next
Crystal Castles (video game) (1,110 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Crystal Castles is an arcade game released by Atari, Inc. in 1983. The player controls Bentley Bear who has to collect gems located throughout trimetric-projected
Bomb Jack (922 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bomb Jack is a platform video game developed and published by Tehkan for arcades in and later ported to various home systems. The game was a commercial
GBA Championship Basketball: Two-on-Two (392 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
GBA Championship Basketball: Two-on-Two is a 1986 computer basketball game for the PC, Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum
Beverly Hills Cop (1990 video game) (317 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Beverly Hills Cop is a game developed by Tynesoft and released in 1990, with a story loosely based on the first film from the Beverly Hills Cop series
Ultrasoft (380 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Austria: kopaed. pp. 265–277. ISBN 9783867362405. Pavel Plíva. "ZX-Spectrum Games". Zx-spectrum.wz.cz. Retrieved 2012-08-25. Ultrasoft s.r.o. at Moby
Yogi's Great Escape (video game) (695 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Yogi's Great Escape is a 1990 platform game based on the 1987 movie of the same name. It was developed by British studio PAL Developments and published
Smash TV (1,490 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Smash TV is a 1990 arcade video game created by Eugene Jarvis and Mark Turmell for Williams Electronics Games. It is a dual-stick shooter (one for moving
Colossus Chess (929 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Colossus Chess is a series of chess-playing computer programs developed by Martin Bryant, commercially released for various home computers in the 1980s
Solomon's Key (1,068 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Solomon's Key (ソロモンの鍵, Soromon no Kagi) is a puzzle game developed by Tecmo in 1986 for an arcade release on custom hardware based on the Z80 chipset.
Laser Squad (1,278 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Laser Squad is a turn-based tactics video game, originally released for the ZX Spectrum and later for the Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, MSX, Amiga, Sharp
Smash TV (1,490 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Smash TV is a 1990 arcade video game created by Eugene Jarvis and Mark Turmell for Williams Electronics Games. It is a dual-stick shooter (one for moving
Beach Head (video game) (464 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Beach-Head is a video game developed and published in 1983 by Access Software for the Atari 8-bit family and Commodore 64 home computers in the US. Versions
Live and Let Die (video game) (154 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
James Bond: Live And Let Die is a video game loosely based on the 1973 James Bond film Live and Let Die. The game was released by Domark for the Amiga
Deactivators (1,072 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Deactivators is a 1986 puzzle video game designed by David Bishop and Chris Palmer, developed by Tigress Marketing and System Software, and published by
Snooker (video game) (245 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Snooker (sometimes referred to as Snooker '83) is a sports video game published by Visions Software Factory in 1983. The game simulates the cue sport of
Zybex (228 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Zybex is a 1988 horizontally-scrolling shooter for the Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit family, and ZX Spectrum. Zybex was one of the first games released by
The Spy Who Loved Me (video game) (282 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
James Bond: The Spy Who Loved Me is a video game adaptation of the 1977 James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me. The game was released for the Amiga, Atari
Hostages (video game) (779 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Hostages is a tactical shooter video game developed and published by Infogrames. It was released for the Acorn Electron, Archimedes, Atari ST, Amiga, Apple
Yogi Bear (video game) (748 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Kingdom. pp. 4, 44–45. Hawken, Kieren (2018). The A-Z of Sinclair ZX Spectrum Games: Volume 3. Andrews UK Limited. ISBN 978-1-78538-946-7. Retrieved 19
Traxx (video game) (115 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Traxx is a maze game released in 1983 by Quicksilva for the ZX Spectrum (48K) and VIC-20 (+8K). The gameplay is similar to Amidar, where the goal is to
Underwurlde (1,731 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Your Sinclair rated the game within the top fifth of their top 100 ZX Spectrum games. The magazine said that Underwurlde was the most simultaneously loved
Archon: The Light and the Dark (1,811 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Archon: The Light and the Dark is a 1983 video game developed by Free Fall Associates and one of the first five games published by Electronic Arts. It
Buster Bros. (1,325 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pang , originally released in Japan as Pomping World and known in North America as Buster Bros., is a 1989 action game released by Mitchell Corporation
Robin of Sherlock (110 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Robin of Sherlock is a 1985 adventure game developed by Delta 4 and published by Silversoft. It parodies the earlier games The Hobbit and Sherlock. It
Thrust (video game) (593 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Thrust is a 1986 video game programmed by Jeremy Smith (who later co-authored Exile) for the BBC Micro and published by Superior Software. The player's
Dynamite Düx (1,230 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dynamite Düx is a beat 'em up video game developed by Sega AM2 and released by Sega for arcades in 1988. Produced by Yu Suzuki and with music composed
Metro-Cross (622 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Metro-Cross is a platform game released in arcades by Namco in 1985. It was ported to the Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Family Computer, and ZX
G-LOC: Air Battle (1,233 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
G-LOC: Air Battle is a 1990 combat flight simulator arcade game developed and published by Sega. It is a spin-off of the company's After Burner series
10th Frame (444 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
10th Frame is a ten-pin bowling simulation game published by Access Software in 1986. Up to eight players can take part in open bowling or a tournament
Jocky Wilson's Darts Challenge (79 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jocky Wilson's Darts Challenge is a video game of darts, created after darts champion Jocky Wilson. The game was published by Zeppelin Games and was released
Captain Blood (video game) (942 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Captain Blood (L'Arche du Captain Blood in France) is a French video game made by ERE Informatique (soon relabeled with their short-lived Exxos label)
Altered Beast (3,259 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Altered Beast is a 1988 beat 'em up arcade video game developed and manufactured by Sega. The game is set in Ancient Greece and follows a player character
RoboCop (1988 video game) (1,335 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Retrieved 16 August 2021. The Retro Brothers (October 4, 2009). "ZX Spectrum Games - Robocop". zxspectrumgames.blogspot.com. Archived from the original
Formula One (1985 video game) (2,260 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Formula One is a Formula One racing management video game published in 1985 by CRL Group PLC. It was developed by G.B. Munday and B.P. Wheelhouse for the
ZX Interface 2 (371 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
with the popular Kempston interface, and thus do not work with most Spectrum games released prior to the launch of the ZX Interface 2. In addition, the
Nebulus (video game) (852 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Nebulus is a platform game created by John M. Phillips and published by Hewson Consultants in the late 1980s for home computer systems. International releases
Gun.Smoke (1,269 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
retrieved 2022-09-26 "Desperado 2 at Spectrum Computing - Sinclair ZX Spectrum games, software and hardware". Spectrum Computing. Retrieved 2022-09-26. Gun
Ghostbusters II (computer video game) (1,703 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Ghostbusters II is a 1989 action video game based on the film of the same name. It was published by Activision for various computer platforms. British
Solar Jetman (1,529 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Solar Jetman: Hunt for the Golden Warpship is a multi-directional shooter video game developed by Zippo Games and Rare and published by Tradewest in North
The Warlock of Firetop Mountain (video game) (769 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Warlock of Firetop Mountain is an arcade adventure video game released by Crystal Computing in 1984 for the Sinclair ZX Spectrum home computer. It
Rare Replay (4,289 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Corps, and disliked Perfect Dark Zero, Grabbed by the Ghoulies, and the Spectrum games. Some outlets lamented the absence, due to licensing issues, of the
Karnov (1,115 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Karnov (カルノフ) is a platform game released in arcades in 1987. A Nintendo Entertainment System port followed. Players take control of the title character
Beach Head II: The Dictator Strikes Back (634 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Beach Head II: The Dictator Strikes Back (also punctuated as Beach-Head II) is a 1985 video game for the Commodore 64, a sequel to Beach Head, developed
Last Ninja 2 (669 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance is an action-adventure video game developed and published by System 3 for the Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum and Amstrad
Time and Magik (213 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Time and Magik is a trilogy of interactive fiction games by Level 9. The individual games were initially released separately in 1983-1986. In 1988 the
007: Licence to Kill (630 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
007: Licence to Kill is a 1989 video game based on the James Bond film of the same name, developed by Quixel and published by Domark in 1989. It was released
Yie Ar Kung-Fu (2,398 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Yie Ar Kung-Fu (Chinese: 一二功夫; pinyin: yī èr gōngfū; lit. 'One Two Kung-Fu') is an arcade fighting game developed by Konami. It first had a limited Japanese
PHM Pegasus (660 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
PHM Pegasus is a ship simulation and action game released for the Commodore 64, Apple II, DOS, Amstrad CPC, and ZX Spectrum. The title refers to USS Pegasus (PHM-1)
Zarch (1,595 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Zarch (also known under its ported name of Virus) is a computer game developed by David Braben (better known as the co-author of Elite) in 1987, for the
Mr. Heli (530 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mr. Heli, fully titled in Japan as Mr. HELI no Daibōken (Mr.HELIの大冒険, "Mr. Heli's Great Adventure") and known in North America as Battle Chopper, is a
Turrican (1,704 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Turrican is a 1990 video game developed by Manfred Trenz. It was developed for the Commodore 64 by Rainbow Arts, and was ported to other systems later
F-15 Strike Eagle (video game) (678 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
F-15 Strike Eagle is an F-15 Strike Eagle combat flight simulator originally released for the Atari 8-bit family in 1984 by MicroProse then ported to other
Starquake (video game) (686 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Top 100 Games of All Time and 10th in Retro Gamer magazine's "Top 25:Spectrum Games". Hague, James. "The Giant List of Classic Game Programmers". Reeder
Lotus (video game series) (1,306 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Lotus series consists of three racing computer games based around the Lotus brand: Lotus Esprit Turbo Challenge, Lotus Turbo Challenge 2, and Lotus
A Question of Sport (video game) (78 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
A Question of Sport is a 1988 video game based on the BBC quiz show of the same name. As in the show, the player has to answer questions about sports.
Mercenary (video game) (1,094 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Mercenary is a 3D action-adventure game written for the Atari 8-bit family and published by Novagen Software in 1985. It was converted to the Commodore
Martianoids (212 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Martianoids is a ZX Spectrum video game developed by Ultimate Play the Game and released in 1987. Although it uses isometric projection, as with Ultimate's
Uridium (1,148 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Uridium (released on the NES as The Last Starfighter) is a science fiction side-scrolling shoot 'em up originally designed by Andrew Braybrook for the
World Games (video game) (536 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
World Games is a sports video game developed by Epyx for the Commodore 64 in 1986. Versions for the Apple IIGS, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Sega Master System
Uridium (1,148 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Uridium (released on the NES as The Last Starfighter) is a science fiction side-scrolling shoot 'em up originally designed by Andrew Braybrook for the
Pitfall II: Lost Caverns (939 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pitfall II: Lost Caverns is a platform video game originally released for the Atari 2600 by Activision in 1984. It is the sequel to Pitfall! (1982). Both
Dizzy: Prince of the Yolkfolk (175 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dizzy: Prince of the Yolkfolk is an adventure video game published in December 1991 by Codemasters for the Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum
Shaken but Not Stirred (733 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Shaken but Not Stirred is a 1982 text adventure developed and published by Richard Shepherd Software, and released in the United Kingdom for the ZX Spectrum
Salamander (video game) (2,526 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Salamander (沙羅曼蛇 (サラマンダ), Saramanda), retitled Life Force (ライフフォース, Raifu Fōsu) in North America and in the Japanese arcade re-release, is a scrolling
Rebelstar (1,582 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Rebelstar games are a series of turn-based tactics video games designed by Julian Gollop. Rebelstar Raiders was published in 1984 by Red Shift for
Dragon Spirit (1,940 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dragon Spirit is a 1987 vertical-scrolling shooter arcade game developed and published by Namco. In North America, it was distributed by Atari Games. Controlling
Friday the 13th: The Computer Game (1,276 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Friday the 13th: The Computer Game (often shortened to Friday the 13th) is the first game adaptation based on the films of the same name. It was released
World Games (video game) (536 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
World Games is a sports video game developed by Epyx for the Commodore 64 in 1986. Versions for the Apple IIGS, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Sega Master System
Bubble Dizzy (95 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bubble Dizzy is an arcade style action video game developed by the Oliver Twins and published in November 1990 by Codemasters for the Amstrad, Spectrum
By Fair Means or Foul (728 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
By Fair Means or Foul (later also released as Pro Boxing Simulator) is a boxing video game first published for a range of 8-bit home computers in 1988
Frankie Goes to Hollywood (video game) (639 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Sinclair included the game at number 71 in their list of the Top 100 Best Spectrum Games of All Time. In 1993, Commodore Force ranked the game at number one
Pipe Mania (1,481 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pipe Mania is a puzzle video game developed by The Assembly Line for the Amiga and published in 1989. It was ported to several other platforms by Lucasfilm
The Real Ghostbusters (1987 video game) (1,477 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Real Ghostbusters is a 1987 shoot 'em up arcade game developed and published by Data East in the United States. It is loosely based on the animated
Nightshade (1985 video game) (1,080 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Nightshade is an action video game developed and published by Ultimate Play the Game. It was first released for the ZX Spectrum in 1985, and was then ported
Ninja Gaiden (arcade game) (1,795 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Ninja Gaiden, released in Japan as Ninja Ryūkenden (忍者龍剣伝, lit. Ninja Dragon Sword Legend) and in Europe as Shadow Warriors, is a 1988 side-scrolling beat-'em-up
Peter Shilton's Handball Maradona (265 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Peter Shilton's Handball Maradona (referred to in title as Peter Shilton's Football) is a multiplatform association football simulation video game that
Crash (magazine) (2,160 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
original founders. The magazine was launched to cater for the booming Spectrum games market. It was immediately popular owing to its quality of writing and
Jimmy Connors Pro Tennis Tour (420 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jimmy Connors Pro Tennis Tour is a video game developed by Blue Byte and originally released in 1991. A port of Jimmy Connors Pro Tennis Tour for the Atari
Pac-Land (2,842 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pac-Land is a 1984 side-scrolling arcade platform game developed and released by Namco. It was distributed in North America by Bally Midway, and in Europe
The Snow Queen (video game) (257 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Snow Queen is a text adventure game created by Irish developer St. Bride's School and published by Mosaic Publishing for the Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum
Head over Heels (video game) (910 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Head Over Heels is an action-adventure video game released by Ocean Software in 1987 for several 8-bit home computers. It uses an isometric engine that
Manic Miner (2,204 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Miner was placed at number 25 in the "Your Sinclair official top 100" Spectrum games of all time, and was voted number 6 in the Readers' Top 100 Games of
Pink Panther (video game) (1,015 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Pink Panther is a 1988 video game based on the character of the same name. It was developed by German company Magic Bytes and published by Gremlin Graphics
Xevious (3,769 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Xevious is a vertically scrolling shooter video game developed and published by Namco for arcades in 1982. It was released in Japan and Europe by Namco
Miami Vice (video game) (802 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Miami Vice is an action video game developed by Canvas and published by Ocean Software. It was first released in the United Kingdom for the Amstrad CPC
Ms. Pac-Man (4,739 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ms. Pac-Man is a 1982 maze arcade game developed by General Computer Corporation and published by Midway. It is the first sequel to Pac-Man (1980) and
R-Type (2,746 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
R-Type is a horizontally scrolling shooter arcade video game developed and released by Irem in 1987 and the first game in the R-Type series. The player
Steve Davis Snooker (757 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Steve Davis Snooker is a sports simulation video game developed by CDS Software, and published by CDS Software in 1985,. The budget release published by
Wasteland (video game) (3,609 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Wasteland is a science fiction open world role-playing video game developed by Interplay and published by Electronic Arts in 1988. The game is set in a
Wanted: Monty Mole (623 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wanted: Monty Mole is a platform video game published in 1984 by Gremlin Graphics. Versions were released for the ZX Spectrum and Commodore 64 home computers
Robotron: 2084 (4,123 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Robotron: 2084 (also referred to as Robotron) is a multidirectional shooter developed by Eugene Jarvis and Larry DeMar of Vid Kidz and released in arcades
Draconus (309 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Draconus is an action-adventure platform game developed and published by Zeppelin Games in 1988. It was released for the Atari 8-bit family, Commodore
After Burner (3,157 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
After Burner is an arcade vehicular combat game developed and released by Sega in 1987. The player assumes control of an American F-14 Tomcat fighter jet
Congo Bongo (1,237 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Congo Bongo, also known as Tip Top, is an isometric platform game released by Sega for arcades in 1983. The game includes a ROM that contains a message
Silent Service (video game) (932 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Silent Service is a submarine simulator video game designed by Sid Meier and published by MicroProse for various 8-bit home computers in 1985 and for 16-bit
Skate or Die! (1,124 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Skate or Die! is a skateboarding game released by Electronic Arts (EA) in 1987 for the Commodore 64. It is EA's first internally developed game. Ports
Toki (video game) (1,599 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Toki is a run and gun platform game released in arcades in Japan in 1989 by TAD Corporation. It was published in North America by Fabtek. Designed by Akira
Airborne Ranger (603 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Airborne Ranger is an action game developed and published by MicroProse for the Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum in 1987 and the Amstrad CPC and IBM PC compatibles
Chessmaster 2000 (602 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Chessmaster 2000 is a computer chess game by The Software Toolworks. It was the first in the Chessmaster series and published in 1986. It was released
Defender of the Crown (2,021 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Defender of the Crown is a strategy computer game designed by Kellyn Beck. It was Cinemaware's first game, and was originally released for the Commodore
Rambo (1985 video game) (448 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Rambo (stylized on-screen as Rambo: First Blood Part II) is a 1985 video game based on the film Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985). The game was designed
Renegade III: The Final Chapter (215 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Renegade III: The Final Chapter is a scrolling beat'em up computer game released on the Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX and ZX Spectrum systems in 1989
A View to a Kill (video game) (808 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
A View to a Kill are two separate video games released in 1985 and based on the James Bond film A View to a Kill. The first, an action game titled A View
Ghost Town (video game) (135 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Ghost Town is a text adventure developed by Adventure International and released in 1980. It is part of the Adventure series of games developed by Scott
Barbarian (1987 video game) (669 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Barbarian is a 1987 platform game by Psygnosis. It was first developed for the Atari ST, and was ported to the Amiga, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, Amstrad
Bonanza Bros. (1,465 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bonanza Bros. (sometimes written Bonanza Brothers) is a 3D-style, 2D side-scrolling stealth action game developed and released by Sega in 1990. It is one
Castle Master (379 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Castle Master is a 1990 video game by developer Teque Software Development and published by Incentive Software. It was released for the ZX Spectrum, Commodore
Spy vs. Spy (1984 video game) (725 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Spy vs. Spy is a video game written by Michael Riedel for the Commodore 64 and published by First Star Software in 1984. A port for the Atari 8-bit family
The Pawn (1,039 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Pawn is an interactive fiction game for the Sinclair QL written by Rob Steggles of Magnetic Scrolls and published by Sinclair Research in 1985. In
Carrier Command (793 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Carrier Command is a 1988 video game published by Rainbird for the Amiga, Atari ST, IBM PC compatibles, ZX Spectrum, Macintosh, Commodore 64, and Amstrad
Tornado Low Level (1,054 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sinclair. No. 93. Dennis Publishing. September 1993. p. 11. "Top 25 Best Spectrum Games Of All Time". Retro Gamer. No. 48. pp. 82–91. Wade, Bob (January 1987)
Bubbler (video game) (170 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Bubbler is a ZX Spectrum video game developed and published by Ultimate Play the Game in 1987. It was Ultimate's final title for 8-bit home computers before
Ghouls 'n Ghosts (1,918 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ghouls 'n Ghosts, known as Dai Makaimura (Japanese: 大魔界村, lit. Great Demon World Village) in Japan, is a side-scrolling platform game developed by Capcom
Beamrider (337 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Beamrider is a fixed shooter written for the Intellivision by David Rolfe and published by Activision in 1983. The game was ported to the Atari 2600 (with
Gyruss (1,327 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gyruss (ジャイラス, Jairasu) is an arcade shoot 'em up game designed by Yoshiki Okamoto and released by Konami in 1983. Gyruss was initially licensed to Centuri
Galaxian (3,393 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Galaxian is a 1979 fixed shooter arcade game developed and published by Namco. The player assumes control of the Galaxip starfighter in its mission to
Academy (video game) (412 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
Retrieved 2011-08-23. "Crash Magazine Issue 36". January 1987. "THE SPECTRUM GAMES DATABASE" (Text). Retrieved 2010-06-16.[permanent dead link] South,
Sherlock (video game) (465 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Sherlock is a 1984 text adventure developed under the lead of Philip Mitchell by Beam Software. It was published by Melbourne House. Five programmers worked
Questprobe featuring Spider-Man (508 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Questprobe: Featuring Spider-Man is the second video game in the Questprobe series. The player takes the role of Spider-Man, with powers including super
Gunship (video game) (1,192 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Gunship is a combat flight simulation video game developed and published by MicroProse in 1986. In the game, controlling a simulated AH-64 Apache helicopter
Dizzy – The Ultimate Cartoon Adventure (521 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dizzy – The Ultimate Cartoon Adventure is an adventure-platform game, the first video game featuring the character Dizzy, an anthropomorphic egg. The game
Bombuzal (606 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bombuzal is a puzzle video game designed by Antony Crowther (credited as "Ratt" in the game) and David Bishop for Image Works. The game was released in
Street Fighter (video game) (3,673 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Street Fighter is a 1987 arcade game developed by Capcom. It is the first competitive fighting game produced by the company and the first installment in
Back to the Future Part II (video game) (1,511 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Back to the Future Part II is a 1990 action game based on the 1989 film of the same name. It was developed and published by Image Works for Amiga, Amstrad
Twinworld (982 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Twinworld (also spelled TwinWorld or Twin World) is a video game, published by Ubi Soft for the Amiga and Atari ST in 1989. Ports for the Commodore 64
MiG-29: Soviet Fighter (194 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Reception MiG-29: Soviet Fighter is a shoot 'em up game developed by Codemasters in 1989 and released for several contemporary home computers. An unlicensed
Cybernoid (569 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine is a shoot 'em up developed and published in 1988 by Hewson Consultants for the ZX Spectrum, and was then ported to the
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (arcade game) (2,414 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, released in Japan as TMNT: Super Kame Ninja and in Europe as Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles, is a 1989 beat 'em up arcade game
The Guild of Thieves (563 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Guild of Thieves is an interactive fiction game by Magnetic Scrolls first published by Rainbird in 1987. The game takes place in Kerovnia like the
Driller (video game) (1,005 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Driller (known as Space Station Oblivion in the United States) is a 1987 puzzle video game. It was written by British developers Major Developments and
Power Drift (1,213 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Power Drift (パワードリフト, Pawā Dorifuto) is a kart racing game released in arcades by Sega in 1988. More technologically advanced than Sega's earlier 2.5D
Cabal (video game) (1,064 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Cabal (カベール, Kabēru) is a 1988 arcade shooter video game originally developed by TAD Corporation and published in Japan by Taito, in North America by Fabtek
Pentagram (video game) (1,036 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Pentagram is a ZX Spectrum and MSX video game released by Ultimate Play the Game in 1986. It is the fourth in the Sabreman series, following on from his
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (NES video game) (1,758 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, known as Geki Kame Ninja Den in Japan and Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles in Europe, is a 1989 side-scrolling action-platform
Monty on the Run (871 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Monty on the Run is a computer game created by the software house Gremlin Graphics and released in 1985 for the Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC
Puzznic (322 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Puzznic (パズニック, Pazunikku) is a tile-matching puzzle video game developed and released by Taito for arcades in 1989. It was ported to the Nintendo Entertainment
Splat! (video game) (454 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Splat! is a maze video game published for the ZX Spectrum in 1983 by Incentive Software of Reading, England. It was subsequently released for the Amstrad
Donald's Alphabet Chase (603 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Donald's Alphabet Chase is a 1988 educational video game developed by Westwood Associates and published by Walt Disney Computer Software. It was released
Kenny Dalglish Soccer Manager (331 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kenny Dalglish Soccer Manager is a 1989 video game that was released in Europe. The game involves taking the role of Kenny Dalglish as he manages an English
Championship 3D Snooker (394 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Championship 3D Snooker is a sports simulation video game developed and created by Steven Walters and published by Zeppelin Games Limited in 1992. Championship
Track & Field (video game) (2,875 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Track & Field, also known as Hyper Olympic in Japan and Europe, is a 1983 Olympic-themed sports video game developed by Konami for arcades. The Japanese
Questprobe featuring Human Torch and the Thing (442 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Questprobe featuring Human Torch and the Thing is the third video game in the Questprobe series. John Sweeney for Page 6 said: "It's got some pretty pictures
Treasure Island Dizzy (634 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Treasure Island Dizzy is a puzzle video game published in 1989 by Codemasters for the Amstrad CPC and ZX Spectrum, and later ported to the Commodore 64
Chuckie Egg (1,032 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Chuckie Egg is a video game released by A&F Software in 1983 initially for the ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, and Dragon 32/64. It was ported to the Commodore
E-Motion (543 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
E-Motion (also known as Sphericule or The Game of Harmony) is a 1990 puzzle video game developed by The Assembly Line. It was available for Amiga, Amstrad
International Karate + (671 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
International Karate +, stylized as IK+, is a fighting game written by Archer Maclean and published in 1987 by System 3 for the Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC
Summer Games (video game) (566 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Summer Games is a sports video game developed and published by Epyx based on sports featured in the Summer Olympic Games. Released in 1984 for the Commodore
International Karate (1,243 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
International Karate is a fighting game developed and published by System 3 for various home computers in 1985. Epyx licensed and released the game in
Voodoo Castle (146 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Voodoo Castle is a text adventure game written by Scott Adams and his wife Alexis. Published by Adventure International in 1979, it is #4 in the Scott
Arkanoid: Revenge of Doh (483 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arkanoid: Revenge of Doh (a.k.a. Arkanoid 2) is an arcade game released by Taito in 1987 as a sequel to Arkanoid. The mysterious enemy known as DOH has
B.C.'s Quest for Tires (629 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
B.C.'s Quest for Tires is an horizontally scrolling video game designed by Rick Banks and Michael Bate and published by Sierra On-Line in 1983. Versions
ThunderCats (1987 video game) (475 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
ThunderCats: The Lost Eye of Thundera or simply as ThunderCats is a side-scrolling video game that is based on the original animated television series
Aaargh! (628 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aaargh! is a single-player action video game in which the player controls a giant monster with the goal of obtaining eggs by destroying buildings in different
Double Dragon II: The Revenge (1,648 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Double Dragon II: The Revenge is a side-scrolling beat 'em up produced by Technōs Japan originally released as a coin-operated arcade game in 1988. It
Myth (1989 video game) (105 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Myth is an interactive fiction game by Magnetic Scrolls released in 1989. Some versions have static graphics. The game was only released in limited numbers
Manchester United (video game series) (196 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Manchester United is a football video game series licensed by Manchester United, which was highly popular in the early 1990s. Game series programmed by
Ghostbusters (1984 video game) (1,594 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Ghostbusters is a licensed game by Activision based on the film of the same name. It was designed by David Crane and released for several home computer
Black Tiger (video game) (815 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Black Tiger, known in Japan as Black Dragon (Japanese: ブラックドラゴン, Hepburn: Burakku Doragon), is a hack-and-slash platform game released for arcades by Capcom
Deflex (611 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Deflex, also known as Super Deflex, Deflex V, and Made In France, is an arcade puzzle game developed by Jeff Minter. The first version, developed in 1981
Ghostbusters (1984 video game) (1,594 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Ghostbusters is a licensed game by Activision based on the film of the same name. It was designed by David Crane and released for several home computer
Mercs (1,097 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mercs, originally released as Senjō no Ōkami II (戦場の狼II, Wolf of the Battlefield II) in Japan, is a run-and-gun shooter arcade video game developed and
Rush'n Attack (1,498 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rush'n Attack is a run and gun game developed and released by Konami in North American arcades in 1985, and converted to the Nintendo Entertainment System
Glider Rider (352 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
has the best sound ever heard on a Spectrum. Let's be honest, whilst Spectrum games are often the most original and inventive, sometimes most of us envy
Samantha Fox Strip Poker (305 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Samantha Fox Strip Poker is a 1986 erotic video game developed by Software Communications and published by Martech. It was published on the Commodore 64
Knight Orc (500 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Knight Orc is a text adventure game, with limited graphics on some platforms, by Level 9 released in 1987. It comes with a short novella by Peter McBride
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (6,300 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gremlins 2: The New Batch is a 1990 American black comedy horror film, and the sequel to the 1984 film Gremlins. It was directed by Joe Dante and written
Obliterator (320 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Obliterator is a side-scrolling arcade adventure computer game published by Psygnosis in 1988. It was released for Amiga, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad
Ant Attack (598 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ant Attack is a ZX Spectrum computer game by Sandy White, published by Quicksilva in 1983. It was converted to the Commodore 64 in 1984. While Zaxxon and
Fantasy World Dizzy (419 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fantasy World Dizzy is an arcade adventure video game released in October 1989 by Codemasters and designed by the Oliver Twins. The game is considered
Raid over Moscow (1,648 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Raid Over Moscow (Raid in some countries and on reissue) is a computer game by Access Software published in Europe by U.S. Gold for the Commodore 64 in
3D Construction Kit (1,079 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
3D Construction Kit (US, Canada and Israel release title: Virtual Reality Studio), also known as 3D Virtual Studio, is a utility for creating 3D worlds
Night Shift (video game) (307 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Night Shift is a video game developed by Attention to Detail and published in 1990 by Lucasfilm Games. It is an action game where the hero is a worker
Commando (video game) (2,415 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Commando, released as Senjō no Ōkami (Japanese: 戦場の狼, "Wolf of the Battlefield") in Japan, is a vertical scrolling run-and-gun shooter game released by
Daley Thompson's Decathlon (646 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Daley Thompson's Decathlon is an Olympic-themed sports video game developed and released by Ocean Software in 1984. It was released in the wake of Daley
Contra (video game) (4,377 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Contra is a run-and-gun shooter video game developed and published by Konami, originally developed as a coin-operated arcade game in 1986 and released
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988 video game) (263 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Who Framed Roger Rabbit is a video game based on the film of the same name for DOS, Amiga, Atari ST, Apple II, and Commodore 64. It was released by Buena
The Great Giana Sisters (1,920 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Great Giana Sisters is a 1987 platform game developed by German studio Time Warp Productions and published by Rainbow Arts. The scroll screen melody
Out Run (4,725 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Out Run (also stylized as OutRun) is an arcade driving video game released by Sega in September 1986. It is known for its pioneering hardware and graphics
Gradius (video game) (2,655 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Gradius is a side-scrolling shooter video game developed and published by Konami. The first game in the Gradius series, it was originally released as a
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1985 video game) (836 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
than a way to sell an unsatisfying game." "Spectrum Computing - ZX Spectrum games, software and hardware". "A right Charlie". Home Computing Weekly. United
Hyper Sports (1,176 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hyper Sports, known in Japan as Hyper Olympic '84, is an Olympic-themed sports video game released by Konami for arcades in 1984. It is the sequel to 1983's
Paperboy (video game) (4,209 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Paperboy is an arcade action game developed and published by Atari Games and Midway Games, and released in 1985. The player takes the role of a paperboy
Up'n Down (486 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Up'n Down is a video game developed and published by Sega. It was first released in 1983 as an arcade game, then later ported to the Atari 2600, ColecoVision
DuckTales: The Quest for Gold (816 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
DuckTales: The Quest for Gold is a platform game developed by Incredible Technologies for the Amiga, Commodore 64, Atari ST and MS-DOS. It was published
Inspector Gadget and the Circus of Fear (120 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Inspector Gadget and the Circus of Fear is a video game based on the television show of the same name. When the International Circus comes to town, a mysterious
Tapper (video game) (1,636 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Tapper, also known as Root Beer Tapper, is a 1983 arcade game developed by Marvin Glass and Associates and released by Bally Midway. Tapper puts the player
Spindizzy (video game) (1,382 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
joystick. Crash's reviewer called Spindizzy "one of the most addictive" ZX Spectrum games, noting its innovative use of shape changing, multiple view angles,
Bismarck (video game) (1,019 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Bismarck is a turn-based strategy video game developed by Personal Software Services and published by Mirrorsoft. It was first released for the Commodore
Dizzy Panic (91 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dizzy Panic is a puzzle video game published in 1990 by Codemasters for the Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Master System and the Game Gear. The
Bionic Commando (1987 video game) (1,018 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Bionic Commando, released in Japan as Top Secret (Japanese: トップシークレット,, Hepburn: Toppu Shīkuretto) is a run-and-gun platform game released by Capcom in
Forgotten Worlds (1,901 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Forgotten Worlds, titled Lost Worlds in Japan, is a side-scrolling shooter video game by Capcom, originally released as a coin-operated arcade game in
Rescue on Fractalus! (2,026 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rescue On Fractalus! is a 1985 first-person shooter computer game created by Lucasfilm Games. It was originally released for the Atari 8-bit family and
Back to Skool (833 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
graphics. The game is ranked 19th in the "Your Sinclair official top 100" Spectrum games of all time. The game differs from its predecessor by an increase in
Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior (2,805 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior is a video game first released for Commodore 64 personal computers in 1987; the title was developed and published by Palace
Chase H.Q. (2,633 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Chase H.Q. (チェイスH.Q., "Chase Headquarters") is a vehicular combat racing game, originally released as an arcade game by Taito in 1988. It is sometimes
1943: The Battle of Midway (1,689 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1943: The Battle of Midway is a 1987 shoot 'em up arcade game developed and published by Capcom. It was the first follow-up to Capcom's earlier 1942. Like
Savage (video game) (328 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Savage is an action game developed by Probe Software and published by Firebird Software in 1988 for ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, and
Roller Coaster (video game) (442 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Roller Coaster is a platform game which contains some strategy and puzzle elements. It holds the claim of being the first video game to simulate amusement
Super Monaco GP (3,188 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Super Monaco GP is a Formula One racing simulation video game released by Sega, originally as a Sega X Board arcade game in 1989, followed by ports for
Navy SEALS (video game) (979 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Navy SEALS is a shoot 'em up platform video game developed and published by Ocean Software. It was first released in the United Kingdom for the Amstrad
Ninja Spirit (718 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ninja Spirit, known in Japan as Saigo no Nindou (最後の忍道), is a 1988 platform game developed and released in arcades by Irem. Tsukikage's journey takes him
Space Gun (video game) (1,741 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Space Gun is a 1990 first-person shooter arcade game released by Taito. The game is set aboard a crippled space station that has been overrun by hostile
RoboCop 2 (video game) (1,133 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
RoboCop 2 is a platform shooter video game based on the 1990 film of the same name. The game was released for several platforms, including Amiga, Amstrad
Atomic Robo-Kid (444 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Atomic Robo-Kid (アトミック・ロボキッド) is a horizontally scrolling shooter released in arcades by UPL in 1988. In the US, the game was published by Nikom. The PC
Cauldron (video game) (1,178 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Cauldron is a shoot 'em up platform game developed and published by British developer Palace Software. The game was released in 1985 for the ZX Spectrum
Kwik Snax (242 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kwik Snax is an arcade style maze video game play developed by the Oliver Twins and was published in 1990 by Codemasters for the Amstrad, Spectrum, Commodore
Lancelot (video game) (415 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Lancelot is a text adventure game by Level 9 released in 1988. It features static graphics on some platforms. The plot focuses on Lancelot's quest to find
Gladiator (video game) (358 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Gladiator, known in Japan as Ougon no Shiro (黄金の城, lit. "Golden Castle"), is an arcade video game developed by Allumer and published in 1986 by Taito.
Exolon (275 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Exolon is a run and gun game programmed by Raffaele Cecco and published by Hewson in 1987 for the Sinclair ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, and Amstrad CPC 8-bit
Navy SEALS (video game) (979 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Navy SEALS is a shoot 'em up platform video game developed and published by Ocean Software. It was first released in the United Kingdom for the Amstrad
Rescue on Fractalus! (2,026 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rescue On Fractalus! is a 1985 first-person shooter computer game created by Lucasfilm Games. It was originally released for the Atari 8-bit family and
Back to Skool (833 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
graphics. The game is ranked 19th in the "Your Sinclair official top 100" Spectrum games of all time. The game differs from its predecessor by an increase in
Super Cars (304 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Super Cars is a top-view racing game from Gremlin Interactive, who later produced the Lotus series of games. Stylistically, the game is influenced by Super
Chaos: The Battle of Wizards (1,437 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Chaos: The Battle of Wizards is a turn-based tactics video game released for the ZX Spectrum in 1985. It was written by Julian Gollop and originally published
Operation Thunderbolt (video game) (998 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Operation Thunderbolt is a light gun shooter video game developed by Taito and released for arcades in 1988. As the sequel to Operation Wolf, changes include
Ninja Spirit (718 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ninja Spirit, known in Japan as Saigo no Nindou (最後の忍道), is a 1988 platform game developed and released in arcades by Irem. Tsukikage's journey takes him
Koronis Rift (719 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Koronis Rift is a 1985 computer game from Lucasfilm Games. It was produced and designed by Noah Falstein. Originally developed for the Atari 8-bit family
Paperboy 2 (600 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Paperboy 2 is an action video game, the sequel to the arcade video game Paperboy. It was released in 1991–1992 for Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, MS-DOS
Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax (2,689 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax is a video game first published in 1988 for various home computers. It was also released as Axe of Rage in North America
Little Computer People (1,110 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Little Computer People, also called House-on-a-Disk, is a social simulation game released in 1985 by Activision for the Commodore 64, Sinclair ZX Spectrum
RoboCop 3 (video game) (1,729 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
RoboCop 3 is a video game based on the 1993 film of the same name. Amiga, Atari ST and DOS versions were developed by Digital Image Design beginning in
The Thompson Twins Adventure (2,180 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Thompson Twins Adventure is a 1984 graphic adventure game that was distributed by Computer and Video Games magazine as a promotional 7" flexi disc
Victory Road (video game) (464 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Victory Road, known as Dogō Sōken (怒号層圏, lit. "Bellowing Atmosphere") in Japan, is a run-and-gun shooter video game released by SNK for arcades in 1986
Magic Johnson's Fast Break (191 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Magic Johnson's Fast Break (alternatively titled Magic Johnson's Basketball) is a side-scrolling basketball sports game developed by Arcadia Systems and
City Connection (2,138 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
City Connection is a 1985 platform game developed by NMK and published in arcades by Jaleco. It was released in North America by Kitkorp as Cruisin'. The
Iwo Jima (video game) (1,085 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Iwo Jima is a turn-based strategy video game developed and published by Personal Software Services for the Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum in 1986. It is
Repton (video game) (2,327 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Repton is a computer game originally developed by 16-year-old Briton Tim Tyler for the BBC Micro and Acorn Electron and released by Superior Software in
Karateka (video game) (2,422 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Karateka is a 1984 martial arts action game by Jordan Mechner and is his first published game, created for the Apple II while attending Yale University
Critical Mass (1985 video game) (213 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Critical Mass (known as Power! in North America) is a video game developed by Simon Francis and published in 1985 by Durell Software for the Amstrad CPC
Montezuma's Revenge (video game) (1,232 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Montezuma's Revenge is a 1984 platform game for Atari 8-bit family, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Apple II, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, IBM PC (as a self-booting
The Rocky Horror Show (video game) (573 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Rocky Horror Show is a video game, based on the musical of the same name, it was developed and published by CRL Group. It was released for Apple II
Ghosts 'n Goblins (video game) (2,340 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Ghosts 'n Goblins, known as Makaimura (Japanese: 魔界村, lit. "Demon World Village") in Japan, is a platform video game developed by Capcom and released for
Ballblazer (1,815 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ballblazer is a futuristic sports game created by Lucasfilm Games and published in 1985 by Epyx. Along with Rescue on Fractalus!, it was one of the initial
Italy 1990 (video game) (280 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Italy 1990 (also known as World Class Soccer in the United States and Italia 1990 in most of Europe) is a soccer video game published by U.S. Gold and
Crack Down (407 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Crack Down (クラックダウン) is a run and gun arcade game released by Sega in 1989 and ported to the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis in 1990 in Japan and 1991 in North
Jewels of Darkness (326 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jewels of Darkness (formerly the Middle-Earth Trilogy) is a trilogy of text adventure games by Level 9. The individual games were initially released separately
ATM (computer) (972 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
ZX Spectrum games, software and hardware". Spectrum Computing. Retrieved 2022-11-23. "Goblins at Spectrum Computing - Sinclair ZX Spectrum games, software
Silicon Dreams (2,751 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Silicon Dreams is a trilogy of interactive fiction games developed by Level 9 Computing during the 1980s. The first game was Snowball, released during
The Ninja Warriors (1987 video game) (1,246 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Ninja Warriors (ニンジャウォーリアーズ) is a side-scrolling beat 'em up video game developed and released by Taito in 1987. The original arcade game situated
Ace of Aces (video game) (1,189 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Ace of Aces is a combat flight simulation video game developed by Artech Digital Entertainment and published in 1986 by Accolade in North America and U
Hyper Dyne Side Arms (1,147 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hyper Dyne Side Arms (サイドアーム) is a horizontally scrolling shooter developed and released by Capcom as an arcade video game in 1986. The player takes control
Dark Side (video game) (637 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Dark Side is a 1988 video game published by Incentive Software for the Amiga, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, IBM PC compatibles, ZX Spectrum, and
Rainbow Islands: The Story of Bubble Bobble 2 (2,213 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rainbow Islands: The Story of Bubble Bobble 2 (レインボーアイランド) is a 1987 arcade game developed and published by Taito. The arcade version was licensed to Romstar
The Island (video game) (126 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Island is a ZX Spectrum text adventure developed and released by Crystal Computing in 1983. The player is the survivor of a plane crash. The aim of
Defender (1981 video game) (5,318 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Defender is a scrolling shooter video game developed by Williams Electronics in 1980 and released for arcades in 1981. A side-scrolling shooter, the game
Crystal Kingdom Dizzy (288 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Crystal Kingdom Dizzy is an adventure video game featuring the character Dizzy released in December 1992 by Codemasters. The Oliver Twins—who were heavily
Roy of the Rovers (5,563 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Roy of the Rovers is a British comic strip about the life and times of a fictional footballer and later manager named Roy Race, who played for Melchester
Strider II (1990 video game) (1,089 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Strider II (released in North America under the title of Journey from Darkness: Strider Returns), is a side-scrolling platform game published by U.S. Gold
MicroProse Soccer (789 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
MicroProse Soccer is an association football video game published by MicroProse in 1988. The original Commodore 64 version was developed by Sensible Software
Enduro Racer (1,232 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Enduro Racer (エンデューロレーサー) is an arcade racing game from Sega. It was released in 1986 with two arcade cabinet versions, a stand-up cabinet with handlebars
Terminator 2 (computer game) (2,550 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Terminator 2: Judgment Day is a 1991 action video game developed by Dementia and published by Ocean Software. It is based on the 1991 film of the same
Quazatron (978 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
MobyGames Quazatron at GameFAQs "Quazatron". World of Spectrum. "The Spectrum Games Database: Quazatron". Retrieved 2022-11-13. Steve Turner. "Quazatron
Skool Daze (978 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Skool Daze is a computer game released by Microsphere in 1984 for the ZX Spectrum and Commodore 64 home computers. It was written by David Reidy, with
The Simpsons: Bart vs. the Space Mutants (1,917 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Simpsons: Bart vs. the Space Mutants is a platform video game, the second based on the animated television series The Simpsons. It was released in
Falklands '82 (1,519 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Falklands '82 (released as Malvinas '82 in Spanish markets) is a 1986 turn-based strategy video game developed and published by Personal Software Services
Archon II: Adept (861 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Archon II: Adept is a 1984 strategy/action video game developed by Free Fall Associates' Jon Freeman, Paul Reiche III and Anne Westfall, and published
Impossible Mission II (857 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Impossible Mission II is a video game developed by Novotrade and published by Epyx in 1988. It was released for the Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad
Tomahawk (video game) (173 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Tomahawk is a 1985 video game published by Datasoft. Tomahawk is a game in which the player pilots a AH-64 Apache gunship. M. Evan Brooks reviewed the
Budokan: The Martial Spirit (634 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Budokan: The Martial Spirit is a fighting game published by Electronic Arts in 1989 for the Amiga and MS-DOS compatible operating systems. The game pits
Dark Side (video game) (637 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Dark Side is a 1988 video game published by Incentive Software for the Amiga, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, IBM PC compatibles, ZX Spectrum, and
Quazatron (978 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
MobyGames Quazatron at GameFAQs "Quazatron". World of Spectrum. "The Spectrum Games Database: Quazatron". Retrieved 2022-11-13. Steve Turner. "Quazatron
The Race Against Time (940 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Race Against Time is a 1988 adventure video game designed by the Oliver Twins, and developed and published by Codemasters. The player controls Sudanese
Mire Mare (491 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mire Mare is an unreleased video game by Ultimate Play the Game. Underwurlde, the second game in the Sabreman series of titles from Ultimate (between Sabre
Crystal Kingdom Dizzy (288 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Crystal Kingdom Dizzy is an adventure video game featuring the character Dizzy released in December 1992 by Codemasters. The Oliver Twins—who were heavily
Match Day II (445 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Match Day II is a football sports game part of the Match Day series released for the Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, ZX Spectrum, MSX and Commodore 64 platforms
The Island (video game) (126 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Island is a ZX Spectrum text adventure developed and released by Crystal Computing in 1983. The player is the survivor of a plane crash. The aim of
Battlefield Germany (1,122 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Battlefield Germany is a turn-based strategy video game developed and published by Personal Software Services for the Commodore 64 released in April 1987
Ninja Hamster (331 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ninja Hamster is a 2D fighting video game published by CRL for the Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum. Ninja Hamster plays like other fighting games. The player-controlled
Hacker (video game) (1,178 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Hacker is a 1985 video game by Activision. It was designed by Steve Cartwright and released for the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit family, Atari
Maziacs (420 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Maziacs was ranked at number 99 in the Your Sinclair official top 100 ZX Spectrum games of all time, because of the game's claustrophobic atmosphere, choreographed
Archon II: Adept (861 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Archon II: Adept is a 1984 strategy/action video game developed by Free Fall Associates' Jon Freeman, Paul Reiche III and Anne Westfall, and published
Lode Runner (4,335 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lode Runner is a 2D puzzle-platform game, developed by Douglas E. Smith and published by Broderbund in 1983. Its game-play mechanics are similar to Space
Alien Storm (1,583 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Alien Storm (エイリアンストーム) is a beat 'em up shooter released as an arcade video game by Sega in 1990. It was ported to the Genesis/Mega Drive and Master System
U.N. Squadron (941 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
U.N. Squadron is a 1989 side-scrolling shooting game released by Capcom for the CPS arcade hardware and for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The
Summer Games II (699 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Summer Games II is an Olympic sports video game developed and published by Epyx in North America, and published by U.S. Gold in Europe, based on sports
Skool Daze (978 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Skool Daze is a computer game released by Microsphere in 1984 for the ZX Spectrum and Commodore 64 home computers. It was written by David Reidy, with
Moon Cresta (1,607 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Moon Cresta is a shoot 'em up video game released by Nichibutsu for arcades in 1980. In North America, it was licensed to Sega/Gremlin and Centuri, the
The Dam Busters (video game) (486 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Dam Busters is a combat flight simulator set in World War II, published by U.S. Gold in 1984. It is loosely based on the real life Operation Chastise
Football Manager (1982 series) (1,666 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Football Manager is a video game series published and developed by Addictive Games, the label set up by the game's creator Kevin Toms. The first game was
Fish! (616 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fish! is a text adventure game by Magnetic Scrolls released in 1988. The game was designed by John Molloy, Phil South and Peter Kemp with contributions
Scapeghost (427 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Scapeghost is an text adventure published by Level 9 Computing in 1989. It was the last text adventure game released by the company. The player takes the
Rambo III (video game) (513 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Rambo III is a series of video games based on the film Rambo III (1988). Like in the film, their main plots center on former Vietnam-era Green Beret John
Shao-lin's Road (693 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Shao-lin's Road (少林寺への道), originally released in North America as Kicker, is a 1985 beat 'em up video game released by Konami. The game was commercially
Cyber Police ESWAT (419 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cyber Police ESWAT (サイバーポリス イースワット) is a side-scrolling run-and-gun shooter game developed and released by Sega for arcades in 1989. Players take control
Bugaboo (The Flea) (962 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Bugaboo (The Flea), later published in Spain as La Pulga, is a computer game created in 1983 by the Spanish team of programmers Paco & Paco for the ZX
Quartet (video game) (343 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Quartet (カルテット) is a run-and-gun shooter video game released by Sega for arcades in 1986. Quartet allows one to four players to guide a set of characters
Hudson Hawk (video game) (183 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Hudson Hawk is a platform game developed by Special FX Ltd. for the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum based on the film of the same name. It
List of Tetris variants (1,642 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Warning: Display title "<i>List of Tetris variants</i>" overrides earlier display title "List of <i>Tetris</i> variants" (help). This is a list of variants
Jinxter (1,134 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jinxter is an interactive fiction video game developed by Magnetic Scrolls and published by Rainbird in 1987 for 8-bit and 16-bit home computers of the
Total Eclipse (1988 video game) (768 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Total Eclipse is a first person adventure game released for the Amiga, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MS-DOS and ZX Spectrum computers in 1988. It
Bloodwych (1,095 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bloodwych is a dungeon role-playing video game, a dungeon crawler, developed for the Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, and ZX Spectrum
The Sentinel (video game) (1,376 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Sentinel, released in the United States as The Sentry, is a puzzle video game created by Geoff Crammond, published by Firebird in 1986 for the BBC
Turbo Outrun (1,385 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Turbo OutRun (ターボアウトラン) is a 1989 arcade racing game released by Sega. A follow-up to 1986's Out Run, it was released as a dedicated game, as well as an
The Young Ones (video game) (379 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Young Ones is a video game based on the British comedy television series, The Young Ones. The game takes place in the students' home. The player can
Bad Dudes Vs. DragonNinja (2,856 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bad Dudes Vs. DragonNinja, also known simply as either Bad Dudes (on the American NES port) or DragonNinja (in Japan and Europe), is a side-scrolling cooperative
Seymour Goes to Hollywood (1,549 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Seymour Goes to Hollywood, also known as Seymour at the Movies, is a platform and adventure game developed by Big Red Software and originally published
Purple Saturn Day (164 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Purple Saturn Day is a space-themed Olympic sports game. It was created in by ERE Informatique and published by Epyx in 1989. The game features four non-existent
The Great Escape (1986 video game) (520 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Great Escape is a video game which shares a title and similar plot to the film The Great Escape. It was programmed by Denton Designs, which went on
Theatre Europe (2,166 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Theatre Europe is a turn-based strategy video game developed and published by Personal Software Services. It was first released in the United Kingdom for
Super Cycle (162 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Super Cycle is a 1986 video game published by Epyx. It is a clone of Hang-On. Super Cycle is a game in which arcade racing is featured. David M. Wilson
180 (video game) (500 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
180 is a darts video game released for the ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit family in 1986 and MSX in 1987. The player competes in 501
The Dukes of Hazzard (video game) (1,625 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Dukes of Hazzard is a 1984 racing video game developed and published by Coleco for their ColecoVision game console and Coleco Adam computer. Elite
Sorcerer Lord (358 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sorcerer Lord is a turn based strategy-fantasy computer game published and developed by Personal Software Services. It was first released in 1987 for ZX
Shinobi (1987 video game) (2,256 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Shinobi (忍) is a side-scrolling hack-and-slash action game produced by Sega, originally released for arcades on the Sega System 16 board in 1987. The player
Darius (video game) (1,812 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Darius is a 1987 horizontal-scrolling shooter arcade game developed and published by Taito. Players control a starship named the Silver Hawk in its mission
Pegasus Bridge (video game) (1,004 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Pegasus Bridge is a turn-based strategy video game developed and published by Personal Software Services. It was released exclusively in the United Kingdom
The Battle for Midway (1,140 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle for Midway is a turn-based strategy video game developed and published by Personal Software Services. It was first released in the United Kingdom
Kung Food (549 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
his freezer. Earlier in his career, Urquhart authored a number of ZX Spectrum games. The main character has stored a top secret chemical in his kitchen
Techno Cop (447 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Techno Cop is a 1988 action video game for the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS and ZX Spectrum. It was subsequently ported to
The Lords of Midnight (1,499 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Lords of Midnight is an epic fantasy video game combining aspects of wargames and graphic adventures, written by Mike Singleton and originally released
The Battle for Midway (1,140 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle for Midway is a turn-based strategy video game developed and published by Personal Software Services. It was first released in the United Kingdom
Atomix (video game) (865 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Atomix is a puzzle video game developed by Günter Krämer (as "Softtouch") and published by Thalion Software, released for the Commodore Amiga and other
Where Time Stood Still (585 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Where Time Stood Still is an isometric action-adventure game released by Ocean in 1988 for the Sinclair Spectrum 128K, MS-DOS and Atari ST. The game was
Seymour Goes to Hollywood (1,549 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Seymour Goes to Hollywood, also known as Seymour at the Movies, is a platform and adventure game developed by Big Red Software and originally published
Fish! (616 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fish! is a text adventure game by Magnetic Scrolls released in 1988. The game was designed by John Molloy, Phil South and Peter Kemp with contributions
BMX Simulator (273 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
BMX Simulator is a racing video game designed by Richard Darling and released by Codemasters in 1986 for the Commodore 64. It is part of a series of games
Golden Axe (video game) (2,657 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Golden Axe is a side-scrolling hack-and-slash video game released by Sega for arcades in 1989, running on the Sega System 16B arcade hardware. Makoto Uchida
Global Commander (419 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Global Commander (known as The Armageddon Man in Europe) is a computer game developed by Martech in 1987 for the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore
Total Eclipse (1988 video game) (768 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Total Eclipse is a first person adventure game released for the Amiga, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MS-DOS and ZX Spectrum computers in 1988. It
Yie Ar Kung-Fu II (647 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Yie Ar Kung-Fu II: The Emperor Yie-Gah (イーガー皇帝の逆襲 ~イー・アル・カンフー・2~, Īgā-kōtei no Gyakushū: Ī Aru Kanfū 2, Emperor Yie-Gah's Counterattack: Yie Ar Kung-Fu
Terra Cresta (1,019 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Terra Cresta is a 1985 vertical-scrolling shooter arcade game developed and published by Nichibutsu. The player assumes control of a starship named the
Jinxter (1,134 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jinxter is an interactive fiction video game developed by Magnetic Scrolls and published by Rainbird in 1987 for 8-bit and 16-bit home computers of the
Konami's Ping Pong (496 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Konami's Ping Pong is a sports arcade game created in 1985 by Konami. It is the first video game to accurately reflect the gameplay of table tennis, as
Pegasus Bridge (video game) (1,004 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Pegasus Bridge is a turn-based strategy video game developed and published by Personal Software Services. It was released exclusively in the United Kingdom
Grand Prix Simulator (354 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Grand Prix Simulator is a racing game developed by The Oliver Twins and published by Codemasters for the ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and Atari
Target: Renegade (579 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Target: Renegade is a scrolling beat'em up (or flip-screen on certain versions) computer game released on the Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum
Rogue (video game) (4,073 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Rogue (also known as Rogue: Exploring the Dungeons of Doom) is a dungeon crawling video game by Michael Toy and Glenn Wichman with later contributions
Swords and Sorcery (video game) (1,106 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Swords and Sorcery is a fantasy role playing video game developed and published by Personal Software Services. It was released exclusively in the United
Vigilante (video game) (915 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Vigilante (ビジランテ) is a 1988 beat 'em up arcade video game developed and published by Irem in Japan and Europe, and published in North America by Data East
Motos (1,289 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Motos (モトス, Motosu) is an arcade game that was released by Namco on September 20, 1985. It runs on Namco Super Pac-Man hardware but with a video system
Bugsy (video game) (159 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Bugsy, also known as The King of Chicago, is a 1986 graphic adventure game for the Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, and ZX Spectrum developed by St. Bride's
Everyone's a Wally (438 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Everyone's a Wally is a British video game released in 1985 by Mikro-Gen for the ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, and Commodore 64. The sequel to Pyjamarama,
The Famous Five (5,863 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Famous Five is a series of children's adventure novels and short stories written by English author Enid Blyton. The first book, Five on a Treasure
Gary Lineker's Superstar Soccer (260 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gary Lineker's Superstar Soccer is a computer game released in 1987 for the Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum, published by Gremlin Interactive
Into the Eagle's Nest (642 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Into the Eagle's Nest is a video game developed by Pandora and published for Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit family, Atari ST, Commodore 64,
Mikie (1,186 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mikie, known as Shinnyū Shain Tōru-kun in Japan, is an arcade video game developed and released by Konami in 1984. The object of the game is to guide a
The Great Escape (1986 video game) (520 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Great Escape is a video game which shares a title and similar plot to the film The Great Escape. It was programmed by Denton Designs, which went on
Action Fighter (293 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Action Fighter (アクション ファイター) is an overhead vehicular combat game released by Sega for arcades in 1986. It was ported to the Master System the same year
4x4 Off-Road Racing (130 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
4x4 Off-Road Racing is a video game of the racing genre released in 1988 by Epyx and developed by Ogdan Micro Design Inc. The four maps consist of Mud
Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future (576 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future is a 1986 video game by Virgin Games for the ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC and Commodore 64 home computer systems. It is based
Howard the Duck (video game) (229 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Howard the Duck, also known as Howard the Duck: Adventure on Volcano Island, is an action video game released in 1986 by Activision for the ZX Spectrum
North & South (video game) (1,427 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
North & South is a strategy action game released in 1989 for the Amiga, and Atari ST and ported to the Nintendo Entertainment System, Amstrad CPC, MSX
Match Day (series) (468 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Match Day is an association football video game franchise created by Jon Ritman in 1984 for the 1980s 8-bit home computer market. The following games are
The Goonies (1985 video game) (197 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Goonies is a puzzle-platform game programmed by Scott Spanburg and published in 1985 by Datasoft. The game is based on the Richard Donner movie of
Escape from Singe's Castle (861 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Escape from Singe's Castle, also known as Dragon's Lair Part II - Escape From Singe's Castle, is a computer game for the Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and
Elite (video game) (6,240 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Elite is a space trading video game. It was written and developed by David Braben and Ian Bell and originally published by Acornsoft for the BBC Micro
Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer (634 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer is an aircraft simulation computer game published by Electronic Arts in 1987. It was originally released as Chuck
Arachnophobia (video game) (434 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Arachnophobia is a video game based on the film of the same name. It was developed by BlueSky Software and published by Disney Software for the MS-DOS
Deflektor (218 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Deflektor is a puzzle game developed by Vortex Software and published by Gremlin Graphics in 1987. In this game, the player has to rotate mirrors to deflect
Techno Cop (447 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Techno Cop is a 1988 action video game for the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS and ZX Spectrum. It was subsequently ported to
Galaxy Force (2,534 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Galaxy Force is a third-person space combat simulator game developed and released by Sega for arcades in 1988. The player assumes control of a starship
Kick Off (series) (2,092 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Kick Off franchise is a series of football simulation video games, In 1988 Dino Dini was hired to code a top down football game from a Steve Screech
Wizball (1,538 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wizball is a shoot 'em up written by Jon Hare and Chris Yates (who together formed Sensible Software) and released in 1987 originally for the Commodore
Countdown to Doom (192 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Countdown to Doom is a text adventure game written by Peter Killworth for the BBC Micro and published by Acornsoft in 1982. It is set on the planet Doomawangara
SDI (arcade game) (392 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
SDI - Strategic Defense Initiative, or simply titled SDI and sometimes known as Global Defense, is a 1987 horizontally scrolling shooter produced and released
Ingrid's Back (220 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gnome Ranger II: Ingrid's Back is a text adventure game by Level 9 released in 1988. It is the sequel to Gnome Ranger The game is a standard text adventure
Terrorpods (858 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Terrorpods is a 1987 shooting game with simple business simulation by Psygnosis. Originally developed for the Amiga and Atari ST, it was later ported to
H.E.R.O. (video game) (727 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
H.E.R.O. (standing for Helicopter Emergency Rescue Operation) is a video game written by John Van Ryzin and published by Activision for the Atari 2600
Android Two (246 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Android Two is a shoot 'em up maze video game written by Costa Panayi and published by Vortex Software in 1983 for the ZX Spectrum and in 1985 for the