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4D Sports Boxing

4D Sports Boxing

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1991

4-D Boxing leaves behind any pretences of being a pure arcade game based on boxing, and aims to recreate the sport in full detail. The graphics engine allows for multiple camera angles and viewpoints, and considerably detailed visuals. These required more advanced hardware than was common at the time, but a stick-figure mode was included as a compromise. The moves on offer include all the uppercuts and hooks of a real fight, and the players are designed to move realistically to implement them. You progress through the game by taking on a succession of increasingly difficult fighters, and...

4D Sports Driving

4D Sports Driving

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1992

4D Sports Driving is a 3D car racing simulation. The game contains a variety of cars, courses, and opponents to choose from. The game provides unusual stunt objects including loops, corkscrews and jumps. It is possible to watch races in instant replay from different camera angles. A track editor is included as well.

Accolade's Comics featuring Steve Keene Thrillseeker

Accolade's Comics featuring Steve Keene Thrillseeker

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

A young boy reads his favorite comic book about secret agent Steve Keene. The story begins when agent Keene's boss sends him on one of two missions: to Vienna to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a famous professor, or to solve the mystery of strange self-replicating non-functioning fire hydrants. While reading from page to page like a comic magazine you can interact with the characters when you choose what Keene should do or say; sometimes you even can take control over Keene to surpass action sequences.

Bill Elliott's NASCAR Challenge

Bill Elliott's NASCAR Challenge

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1991

The signature of former champion Bill Elliott adorns one of the first few NASCAR racing games. There are six tracks, including favorites such as Watkins Glen and Talladega. The game is played through an in car view. Aerodynamic modifications and the drafting effect are incorporated. It features a practice mode as well as full races. Many brand name cars from Pontiac and Ford, fully customizable. Track details are flat shaded polygons. Instant replays are controlled by a VCR-style system.

Bill Elliott's NASCAR Challenge

Bill Elliott's NASCAR Challenge

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

The signature of former champion Bill Elliott adorns one of the first few NASCAR racing games. There are six tracks, including favorites such as Watkins Glen and Talladega. The game is played through an in car view. Aerodynamic modifications and the drafting effect are incorporated. It features a practice mode as well as full races. Many brand name cars from Pontiac and Ford, fully customizable. Track details are flat shaded polygons. Instant replays are controlled by a VCR-style system.

Castlevania

Castlevania

MS-DOS - Released - 1990

Every hundred years, the dark vampire known as Dracula resurrects and terrorizes the land. A vampire hunter named Simon Belmont bravely ventures into the Count's mansion in order to defeat him. Along the way he'll have to defeat skeletons, bats, fishmen, medusa heads and other evil creatures. Castlevania is a side-scrolling platform action game. The player takes the role of Simon Belmont, who is able to jump and crack his whip directly in front of him. Power-ups can be obtained by defeating enemies or by whipping candles that appear in the castle. One such power-up increases the power and...

The Cycles: International Grand Prix Racing

The Cycles: International Grand Prix Racing

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

As the name suggests, The Cycles simulates International Grand Prix Racing, allowing a player to compete against 9 computer rivals. Choose from three classes of bike (125, 250 and 500cc), and between 8 (Japan, Australia, USA, Spain, Italy, France,England and Sweden) and 15 (Japan, Australia, USA, Spain, Italy, Western Germany, Austria, Yugoslavia, Holland, Belgium, France, England, Sweden, Czechoslovakia and Brazil) original tracks depending on the version, at five difficulty levels (with the lower ones offering automatic gear changes). The player can enter single races (always including...

The Cycles: International Grand Prix Racing

The Cycles: International Grand Prix Racing

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1989

As the name suggests, The Cycles simulates International Grand Prix Racing, allowing a player to compete against 9 computer rivals. Choose from three classes of bike (125, 250 and 500cc), and between 8 (Japan, Australia, USA, Spain, Italy, France,England and Sweden) and 15 (Japan, Australia, USA, Spain, Italy, Western Germany, Austria, Yugoslavia, Holland, Belgium, France, England, Sweden, Czechoslovakia and Brazil) original tracks depending on the version, at five difficulty levels (with the lower ones offering automatic gear changes). The player can enter single races (always including...

The Cycles: International Grand Prix Racing

The Cycles: International Grand Prix Racing

Commodore 64 - 1991

As the name suggests, The Cycles simulates International Grand Prix Racing, allowing a player to compete against 9 computer rivals. Choose from three classes of bike (125, 250 and 500cc), and between 8 (Japan, Australia, USA, Spain, Italy, France,England and Sweden) and 15 (Japan, Australia, USA, Spain, Italy, Western Germany, Austria, Yugoslavia, Holland, Belgium, France, England, Sweden, Czechoslovakia and Brazil) original tracks depending on the version, at five difficulty levels (with the lower ones offering automatic gear changes). The player can enter single races (always including...

Dick Tracy: The Crime Solving Adventure

Dick Tracy: The Crime Solving Adventure

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1991

You're the famous square-jawed detective in this graphic adventure. Track down criminals and solve cases using your two-way wrist radio, squad car, and bugs you plant in the bad guys' hideouts. Suspects behave differently depending on their personality: Some will cooperate, while others will interpret a show of force as an invitation to a gun battle. Features characters from the comic series.

Dick Tracy: The Crime-Solving Adventure

Dick Tracy: The Crime-Solving Adventure

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

You're the famous square-jawed detective in this graphic adventure. Track down criminals and solve cases using your two-way wrist radio, squad car, and bugs you plant in the bad guys' hideouts. Suspects behave differently depending on their personality: Some will cooperate, while others will interpret a show of force as an invitation to a gun battle. Features characters from the comic series.

The Duel: Test Drive II

The Duel: Test Drive II

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1989

In the sequel to Test Drive, you can play against the time or the computer. Choose between a Ferrari F-40 and a Porsche 959, and take on your opponent, who is in the other car. There is also traffic to avoid. Each stage has a different setting, including forests and mountains, with a wide range of hazards to dodge. The game is designed to allow for scenario disks. To finish a stage, you must stop at the gas station by yourself, which allows you to refuel.

The Duel: Test Drive II

The Duel: Test Drive II

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

In the sequel to Test Drive, you can play against the time or the computer. Choose between a Ferrari F-40 and a Porsche 959, and take on your opponent, who is in the other car. There is also traffic to avoid. Each stage has a different setting, including forests and mountains, with a wide range of hazards to dodge. The game is designed to allow for scenario disks. To finish a stage, you must stop at the gas station by yourself, which allows you to refuel. CAR ADD-ON PACKS Super Cars Disk : included five cars similar to those in the previous game in the series, most of them in newer and...

The Duel: Test Drive II

The Duel: Test Drive II

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

In the sequel to Test Drive, you can play against the time or the computer. Choose between a Ferrari F-40 and a Porsche 959, and take on your opponent, who is in the other car. There is also traffic to avoid. Each stage has a different setting, including forests and mountains, with a wide range of hazards to dodge. The game is designed to allow for scenario disks. To finish a stage, you must stop at the gas station by yourself, which allows you to refuel. Game includes 'California Challenge' & 'European Challenge' scenery disks.

The Duel: Test Drive II Car Disk - The Muscle Cars

The Duel: Test Drive II Car Disk - The Muscle Cars

MS-DOS - DLC - 1989

This addon for Test Drive II features 5 legendary cars like a 1963 Corvette Sting Ray, a 1968 Shelby GT500 Cobra, a 1967 Pontiac GTO, a 1969 COPO 9560 ZL-1 Camaro and a 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona. As usual the original game is needed to enjoy the addon.

The Duel: Test Drive II Car Disk: The Supercars

The Duel: Test Drive II Car Disk: The Supercars

Commodore 64 - DLC - 1989

This addon for Test Drive II features 5 new cars which you can use to race the tracks. The cars include: '88 Lotus Turbo Esprit, Ferrari Testarossa, RUF CTR, '88 Lamborghini Countach 5000S and a '89 Corvette ZR1. As for every addon the main program is needed to enjoy the new cars.

European Challenge: Test Drive II Scenery Disk

European Challenge: Test Drive II Scenery Disk

MS-DOS - DLC - 1990

This addon for Test Drive II features a race through Europe. Racing through the stages you cross following countries: The Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, France and Spain.

Grand Prix Circuit

Grand Prix Circuit

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1988

Formula One racing is recreated in detail in this simulation. You have the choice to drive a Ferrari 187/88C, a McLaren MP4/4 or a Williams FW12, each with different qualities. Rival drivers also have their own styles and strengths, and to win the World Championship you will have to master these. Pitstop timing and planning is crucial as well, although only tires are changed in late-1980s F1. You can choose whether to drive a single race at Brazil, Britain, Monaco, (Western) Germany [Hockenheim], Canada, Italy, Detroit and Japan [Suzuka] or to drive a full championship on every track. Every...

Grand Prix Circuit

Grand Prix Circuit

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

Formula One racing is recreated in detail in this simulation. You have the choice to drive a Ferrari 187/88C, a McLaren MP4/4 or a Williams FW12, each with different qualities. Rival drivers also have their own styles and strengths, and to win the World Championship you will have to master these. Pitstop timing and planning is crucial as well, although only tires are changed in late-1980s F1. You can choose whether to drive a single race at Brazil, Britain, Monaco, (Western) Germany [Hockenheim], Canada, Italy, Detroit and Japan [Suzuka] or to drive a full championship on every track. Every...

HardBall II

HardBall II

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

The sequel to the pioneering Accolade baseball game with many new features, including better graphics and animation and authentic major league ballparks.

HardBall II

HardBall II

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1990

The sequel to the pioneering Accolade baseball game with many new features, including better graphics and animation and authentic major league ballparks.

HardBall!

HardBall!

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1987

Hardball is a baseball action game for one or two players. You can throw a variety of pitches from fast balls to curve balls, steal bases, select team members, and substitute players as the game is played.

Mario Andretti's Racing Challenge

Mario Andretti's Racing Challenge

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

The greatest race car driver of all time Mario Andretti welcomes you to make a career of professional racer/driver. Obtaining the sponsor, you'll take a $20,000 and ready to start. For this money you may buy a Sprint Car and win a season races in this series to collect the money and progress to another series. There are six series available - Sprint Cars, Modified, Stock Cars, Prototypes, Formula 1, Indy Cars - each next is more expensive than previous. The gameplay flows as first-person perspective driving simulation with ability to replay your actions in third person camera view under...

Mickey's ABC's: A Day at the Fair

Mickey's ABC's: A Day at the Fair

MS-DOS - Released - 1992

Mickey's ABC's: A Day at the Fair is an educational game for pre-schoolers, aimed to familiarize them with the alphabet. The game is a licensed product featuring Mickey Mouse and other Disney characters. The player has the choice between two scenarios, Mickey's home and the fair. In each of those, Mickey can perform 26 actions; each representing a letter from the alphabet. For example, if the letter "i" is pressed at the fair, Mickey eats ice cream.

Mickey's ABC's: A Day at the Fair

Mickey's ABC's: A Day at the Fair

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1993

Mickey's ABC's: A Day at the Fair is an educational game for pre-schoolers, aimed to familiarize them with the alphabet. The game is a licensed product featuring Mickey Mouse and other Disney characters. The player has the choice between two scenarios, Mickey's home and the fair. In each of those, Mickey can perform 26 actions; each representing a letter from the alphabet. For example, if the letter "i" is pressed at the fair, Mickey eats ice cream.

Mission: Impossible

Mission: Impossible

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

Mission: Impossible is an adventure game that puts you in command of a 4-man spy team. You can control separate members, ordering them to do different things at once. Some of the things you can do include tracking suspects, tapping phones, infiltrating terrorist offices, etc. The game features a vast overhead map, real-time progression, and light role-playing elements manifested in the agents' unique personal parameters.

NFL 94

NFL 94

MS-DOS - Released - 1993

Similar to its predecessor NFL Football this is a licensed game about American football. It is action oriented and it is played in real-time so you have to think and act fast. In comparison to other arcade sports simulation there are relative many coaching options. Unlike the predecessor you can choose between all teams of the NFL. It features many game modes like a full season, multiplayer and a video recorder.

NFL Football

NFL Football

MS-DOS - Released - 1992

NFL Football is an action oriented game based on the popular sport. It is played in real-time so you have to think and act fast. In comparison to other arcade sports simulations, there are relative many coaching options. It is officially licensed by the NFL and you can choose between about 30 teams. Playing modes are preseason matches, practice and a full season. Because there are only 30 teams a season is not very long.

Power at Sea

Power at Sea

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

Power at Sea is a 2D naval action/strategic game. 1944, war in the pacific. You are the commanding officer of a small strike fleet. Within 96 hours you have to secure the Leyte Gulf. In order to take opposing islands, you have to destroy first the land cannons and bunkers and send then the landing boats with the correct number to troops ashore. Defeat enemy battleships and carriers with your own fighters and protect your ships with Anti-Aircraft guns against enemy kamikaze fighters.

Stunts

Stunts

MS-DOS - Released - October 1, 1990

Stunts (4D Sports Driving outside of US) is a 3D car racing simulation. The game contains a variety of cars, courses, and opponents to choose from. The game provides unusual stunt objects including loops, corkscrews and jumps. It is possible to watch races in instant replay from different camera angles. A track editor is included as well.

The Supercars: Test Drive II Car Disk

The Supercars: Test Drive II Car Disk

MS-DOS - DLC - 1990

This addon for Test Drive II features 5 new cars which you can use to race the tracks. The cars include: '88 Lotus Turbo Esprit, Ferrari Testarossa, RUF CTR, '88 Lamborghini Countach 5000S and a '89 Corvette ZR1. As for every addon the main program is needed to enjoy the new cars.

Test Drive

Test Drive

MS-DOS - Released - 1987

This mix of racing simulation and arcade game consists of driving a choice of 5 sports cars on a mountain strip at the fastest speed possible without getting caught by the cops. To avoid them, use your radar detector -- or just try to outrun them if they spot you. Manual stickshift only, so make sure you don't redline or you'll blow your engine.

Test Drive

Test Drive

Commodore 64 - January 1, 1987

This mix of racing simulation and arcade game consists of driving a choice of 5 sports cars on a mountain strip at the fastest speed possible without getting caught by the cops. To avoid them, use your radar detector -- or just try to outrun them if they spot you. Manual stickshift only, so make sure you don't redline or you'll blow your engine.

Test Drive II Car Disk: The Super Cars

Test Drive II Car Disk: The Super Cars

Commodore Amiga - DLC - 1989

This addon for Test Drive II features 5 new cars which you can use to race the tracks. The cars include: '88 Lotus Turbo Esprit, Ferrari Testarossa, RUF CTR, '88 Lamborghini Countach 5000S and a '89 Corvette ZR1. As for every addon the main program is needed to enjoy the new cars.

Test Drive II Scenery Disk: California Challenge

Test Drive II Scenery Disk: California Challenge

Commodore Amiga - DLC - 1989

This add on features a border to border race through the Golden State, divided into 7 stages, which are: The California/Oregon Border to the Trees of Mystery, Trees of Mystery to Eureka, Eureka to Rockport, Rockport to San Francisco, San Francisco to Carmel, Carmel to Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara to Mexico. This Add on requires a copy of Test Drive II.

Test Drive II Scenery Disk: California Challenge

Test Drive II Scenery Disk: California Challenge

MS-DOS - DLC - 1989

This add on features a border to border race through the Golden State, divided into 7 stages, which are: The California/Oregon Border to the Trees of Mystery, Trees of Mystery to Eureka, Eureka to Rockport, Rockport to San Francisco, San Francisco to Carmel, Carmel to Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara to Mexico. This Add on requires a copy of Test Drive II.

Test Drive II Scenery Disk: European Challenge

Test Drive II Scenery Disk: European Challenge

Commodore Amiga - DLC - 1989

This addon for Test Drive II features a race through Europe. Racing through the stages you cross following countries: The Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, France and Spain.

Test Drive II: The Collection

Test Drive II: The Collection

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

This compilation contains Test Drive II and all released add-ons, which are the 2 car disks: Musclecars and The Supercars and the 2 scenery disks: California Challenge and European Challenge. In the sequel to Test Drive, you can play against the time or the computer. Choose between a Ferrari F-40 and a Porsche 959, and take on your opponent, who is in the other car. There is also traffic to avoid. Each stage has a different setting, including forests and mountains, with a wide range of hazards to dodge. The game is designed to allow for scenario disks. To finish a stage, you must stop at...

Top Gun: Danger Zone

Top Gun: Danger Zone

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

Inspired by the famous 1986 film, Top Gun: Danger Zone is a desert dogfighting air combat simulation set on board an aircraft carrier (the USS Brigham) patrolling the waters off Libya and the Middle East. You have a choice of two aircraft - the F-14 Tomcat (in which you also get a Radar Intercept officer to assist you) and an F-18 Hornet (where you'll fly solo). The choice of missions is limited to eight - intercept, escort, clear airspace, provide air support and run interference. However, you also get to participate in the "Top Gun Challenge Board" in the Officer's Mess, where you...

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