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The Adventures of Mighty Max

The Adventures of Mighty Max

Sega Genesis - Released - November 1, 1994

Max is a kid who possesses a magic cap that allows you to travel across different world and to save people who get in trouble in other dimensions. But his archenemy, the demonic Skull Master, has recently locked all the portals Max was using for inter-dimensional travel. However, the Skull Master has kept some of the portals for himself, keeping there some of his destructive weapons. It's time to destroy those weapons and to stop Skull Master!

The Adventures of Mighty Max

The Adventures of Mighty Max

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - 1994

Wear The Cap. Be The Max. Save The Planet. You've seen every episode. You know all his moves. The question is...are you ready to wear the magic cap??? Dust off your traveling shoes - it's time to play Mighty Max! SkullMaster has scattered pieces of the mighty doom weapon all over the planet. Go solo or double the action in 2-Player Split Screen mode, and embark on an earth-saving scavenger hunt through time. Time travel to 50 different worlds. Crush SkullMasters evil minions. Save the planet. Have more fun than watching the cartoon!

Anarchy

Anarchy

Atari ST - Released - 1990

As a Defender variant, Anarchy is a side-scrolling parallax shooter, in which you take on the evil Anarchists and their destructive behaviour. Your ship moves left or right on a looping level, shooting the enemies and finally the bosses. You have a single life with gradually draining energy. No less than 50 High Scores are recorded. There are no surprises in gameplay, except the usual upgrades for your ship - X-shaped pods reveal circles, which can be collected to produce multiple fire beams, multi-directional shots, and drones with advanced cannons.

Anarchy

Anarchy

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1990

As a Defender variant, Anarchy is a side-scrolling parallax shooter, in which you take on the evil Anarchists and their destructive behaviour. Your ship moves left or right on a looping level, shooting the enemies and finally the bosses. You have a single life with gradually draining energy. No less than 50 High Scores are recorded. There are no surprises in gameplay, except the usual upgrades for your ship - X-shaped pods reveal circles, which can be collected to produce multiple fire beams, multi-directional shots, and drones with advanced cannons

Lemmings 2: The Tribes

Lemmings 2: The Tribes

Atari ST - Released - 1993

The sequel to Lemmings has a plot describing how the Lemmings have split into 12 distinct tribes, each of which has their own landscape and their own cultural identity - they include Egyptian, Circus and Highland. However, Lemming Island is now in danger, and you must complete 10 levels for each tribe in order for them to reunite and reassemble the Talisman from the 12 pieces. Across the 120 levels there are over 60 skills, although no more than 10 are in use on each screen. The Classic tribe has the ones from the original and is perhaps the best option for first-time players. The others range...

Ork

Atari ST - Released - 1991

Ork tells the story of a young alien military cadet Ku-Kabul, who is beamed town to the surface of Ixion - the planet of trials. Once on the surface, he must complete 5 survival boot camps and become the Legion-Command Officer or die trying. A sidescrolling action-adventure developed by WJS Design and published by Psygnosis (Shadow of the Beast, Leander), Ork features five expansive levels characteristic of Psygnosis games of the era. While slightly similar to the same firm's earlier Killing Game Show, Ork's presentation is more polished, and the gameplay is less hectic. In addition to...

Ork

Ork

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1992

Ork tells the story of a young alien military cadet Ku-Kabul, who is beamed town to the surface of Ixion - the planet of trials. Once on the surface, he must complete 5 survival boot camps and become the Legion-Command Officer or die trying. A sidescrolling action-adventure developed by WJS Design and published by Psygnosis (Shadow of the Beast, Leander), Ork features five expansive levels characteristic of Psygnosis games of the era. While slightly similar to the same firm's earlier Killing Game Show, Ork's presentation is more polished, and the gameplay is less hectic. In addition to...

Shadow of the Beast

Shadow of the Beast

Sega Genesis - Released - November 1, 1991

There Can Only Be One Master. Destroy the dreaded Dracubeast before his fangs rip through your battle armor. Eliminate the Pit Fiend and capture his Fiery Storm. Lobsterjaw and his wicked bosses defend the secrets of the Master's fortress. Beware of Tuskinhead and his evil minions as you assault the Master's castle!

Shadow of the Beast II

Shadow of the Beast II

Sega Genesis - Released - November 1, 1992

Shadow of the Beast II finds the hero in half-beast form, wandering the lands of Karamoon in search of his kidnapped sister. She had been taken away from her mother's cottage by the dragon-form of the Beast Mage, Zelek, servant to Maletoth. Along the way, Aarbron befriends the wise dragon Barloom and must defeat the evil dragon Ishran. Tree Pygmies in the forest and the goblins in the Crystal Caverns serve as interactive, complicated foes. For example, a bottle of booze picked up at the Karamoon oasis must be given to the goblin jailer to free Aarbron from his cell. Only after Aarbron gives...

Spell Bound

Spell Bound

Atari ST - Released - 1990

The apprentices Sortice and his twin Ceroapp are ready to become certified sorcerers - but just now some nasties had to kidnap their teacher! No teacher means no graduation, and therefore the two have to rescue him by solving eight side-scrolling levels with different themes, e.g. a swamp, a cave system or the Island of Lost Souls. The game is meant to be played cooperatively (including friendly fire), but when playing alone only Sortice is present in the game. Spell Bound is a platformer with the main goal being to reach the end of the level without being killed by the various enemies....

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