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The Amazing Spider-Man

The Amazing Spider-Man

MS-DOS - Released - 1990

In The Amazing Spider-Man, Spider Man has to rescue his girlfriend Mary Jane who was kidnapped by the super villain Mysterio. The whole game takes place on a film set studio. This game is primarily a platforming game in which Spider-Man fights against various enemies. Those can be stunned with Spider-Man's iconic web substance, but touching them or other hazards in the game world will decrease his heath. Another important part of the gameplay are puzzles, mostly with the goal to deactivate some of Mysterio's gimmicks, e.g. changed gravity, to clear the path. Spider-Man can can climb walls...

The Amazing Spider-Man and Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge!

The Amazing Spider-Man and Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge!

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

Latverian president Dr. Doom is a terrible enemy, so when he hatches a plan to blow up New York City with a stolen Atomic bomb, one Marvel superhero is not enough to stop him. As the lavishly-drawn comic bundled with the game explains, Spider-Man and Captain America must join forces to go to Latveria and foil his plans. The main action in the game is a side-scrolling beat 'em up, in which you alternately control the two characters. They each have their own moves to deal with The Rhino, Electro and other foes. Moves are context-sensitive based on the distance between your character and the...

The Amazing Spider-Man and Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge!

The Amazing Spider-Man and Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge!

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1989

Latverian president Dr. Doom is a terrible enemy, so when he hatches a plan to blow up New York City with a stolen Atomic bomb, one Marvel superhero is not enough to stop him. As the lavishly-drawn comic bundled with the game explains, Spider-Man and Captain America must join forces to go to Latveria and foil his plans. The main action in the game is a side-scrolling beat 'em up, in which you alternately control the two characters. They each have their own moves to deal with The Rhino, Electro and other foes. Moves are context-sensitive based on the distance between your character and the...

The Amazing Spider-Man and Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge!

The Amazing Spider-Man and Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge!

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

Latverian president Dr. Doom is a terrible enemy, so when he hatches a plan to blow up New York City with a stolen Atomic bomb, one Marvel superhero is not enough to stop him. As the lavishly-drawn comic bundled with the game explains, Spider-Man and Captain America must join forces to go to Latveria and foil his plans. The main action in the game is a side-scrolling beat 'em up, in which you alternately control the two characters. They each have their own moves to deal with The Rhino, Electro and other foes. Moves are context-sensitive based on the distance between your character and the...

Gemini-2

MS-DOS - Released - 1986

Your remote controlled Gemini tank is a powerful weapon. Battle enemies on remote planets and try to kill three of their tanks before they destroy yours. Drive your tank with the arrow keys and shoot with the space bar. Check your targeting maps and charts on the bottom of the screen to home in on your enemy and blast them to bits. Remember to keep an eye on your damage meter because otherwise it'll be your bits that's blasted. Gemini-2 is a sequel to Gemini but is very similar to the original game. Identical to the first game with a Telegamming mode which allows you to take on human...

Guardians of Infinity: To Save Kennedy

Guardians of Infinity: To Save Kennedy

MS-DOS - Released - 1988

In 2087, a physicist, inventor of a time travel machine, assembles a group of Guardians to travel back in time and thwart the assassination of President Kennedy. Try to convince everyone that his life is in danger and have an actual face to face meeting with Kennedy. Guardians of Infinity: To Save Kennedy is a text adventure with a few graphical images. The player inputs verb commands, communicating with the agents and instructing them to perform various tasks to prevent the assassination. There is a time limit imposed on the game. The gameplay heavily relies on the usage of the manual,...

Master Ninja: Shadow Warrior of Death

Master Ninja: Shadow Warrior of Death

MS-DOS - Released - 1986

Defend your country from the evil forces of Sanjo in Paragon's first commercial game, Master Ninja. This is a traditional side-view fighting game, in which you also have many special weapons to use in defeating your foe, such as blindness powder, throwing stars, and katanas. A practice mode is provided before the game itself starts.

Master Ninja: Shadow Warrior of Death

Master Ninja: Shadow Warrior of Death

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1988

Defend your country from the evil forces of Sanjo in Paragon's first commercial game, Master Ninja. This is a traditional side-view fighting game, in which you also have many special weapons to use in defeating your foe, such as blindness powder, throwing stars, and katanas. A practice mode is provided before the game itself starts.

MegaTraveller 1: The Zhodani Conspiracy

MegaTraveller 1: The Zhodani Conspiracy

MS-DOS - Released - 1990

Based on the MegaTraveller table-top science-fiction game, your task in The Zhodani Conspiracy is to prevent war breaking out between the Zhodani Consulate and the Imperium - Zhodani officials have bribed some of their Imperium counterparts to try and bring about a war between the two sides. In this role-playing game character creation is the first task. Characters can be created and then put through a choice of five military careers to gain skills and experience semi-randomly (there are more than 70 talents and abilities), or you can simply compose your squad of five from the pre-defined...

MegaTraveller 2: Quest for the Ancients

MegaTraveller 2: Quest for the Ancients

MS-DOS - Released - September 1, 1991

Three hundred thousand years ago, the ancients ruled the galaxy. It's now ~4000 AD and they're long gone. Unfortunately, one of their pyramids has started spewing slime that threatens to engulf the entire planet of Rhylanor. The player's party of adventurers must scour four sub-sectors of the Spinward Marches looking for clues to solve the crisis before Rhylanor is destroyed. MegaTraveller 2: Quest for the Ancients is a faithful adaptation of the Traveller board role-playing game with over 100 fully explorable planets (most with multiple cities and each with its own sub-quests) and a...

The Punisher

The Punisher

MS-DOS - Released - 1990

When his family was gunned down by gangsters, Frank Castle became The Punisher. As Judge, Jury, and Executioner, The Punisher is cleaning up New York City one dead criminal at a time. However, if he can raise $500,000, he can pay off an informant for the location of the biggest criminal in Manhattan, The Kingpin. Working with a time limit and financed by The Trust, he only has a short time to complete enough missions to raise that much money. The Punisher primarily plays from a top-down perspective, where the player moves Frank through the streets and alleys of New York, entering buildings...

Space 1889

Space 1889

MS-DOS - Released - 1990

A role-playing adventure set in the "future" as seen by Victorian era science fiction writers. Players explore the far corners of the Earth (Atlantis, King Tut's tomb etc...) and travel between planets on ships made of martian "liftwood" (invented by none other than Thomas Edison). Based on GDW's pencil and paper roleplaying game. Similar in design to Paragon's MegaTraveller series.

Troika

Troika

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

Troika is a collection of three arcade style games: Rebel Planets, Ivan's Time Machine, and Metal Hearts, from Russian programmer Dima Pavlovsky. Rebel Planets is an arcade shooter where you control a small ship at the bottom of the screen and shoot a cylindrical projectile upwards. The goal is to destroy enemies on the screen with the projectile while making sure the projectile does not come into contact with various obstacles scattered around the screen. This plays like a cross between Space Invaders and Breakout. Ivan's Time Machine is a puzzle game in which the objective is to...

Twilight: 2000

Twilight: 2000

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

This tactical wargame/adventure is based on the GDW pencil and paper role-playing game. NATO and Warsaw Pact forces spent the latter part of the 1990s fighting a brutal war, which has turned Poland into a desolate radiation-riddled land, full of abandoned vehicles and weapons. The maniacal Baron Czarny wants to take over what's left of the country; you must stop him. The player must organize a team of 20 generated soldiers, each of whom will respond to orders differently, based on their personality. Specific abilities, attributes and languages spoken can be set. Action from within the...

XF5700 Mantis Experimental Fighter

XF5700 Mantis Experimental Fighter

MS-DOS - Released - 1992

In the late 21st century, an army of insect-like aliens has invaded the Earth. Relying on collective group mind and telepathic messages, these creatures have overthrown the dominant race on their home planet, Siria, assimilating their technology. As the planet became uninhabitable, the new Sirians have ventured into deep space, hoping to find a new home. Their goal was to find vertebrate creatures, in which they could lay their eggs; they have chosen the Earth for that reason. To avert this terrible threat, the Fist of Earth organization sends a fighter pilot named Viper to protect the planet,...

X-Men

X-Men

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

Marvel's X-Men comic-book characters feature in this mission in the Murderworld amusement arcade. The story is told in an exclusive bundled comic - Magneto and Arcade have kidnapped Professor X, and the loyal X-Men must rescue him. If the X-Men are to save the day, the player must combine action and adventuring skills. A device to stop Magneto exists, but the pieces must be found. In total there are over 500 scenes of combat and action. You can switch between the X-Men at any time, with their special abilities ranging from Wolverine's claws to the Nightcrawler's teleporting incorporated...

X-Men

X-Men

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

Marvel's X-Men comic-book characters feature in this mission in the Murderworld amusement arcade. The story is told in an exclusive bundled comic - Magneto and Arcade have kidnapped Professor X, and the loyal X-Men must rescue him. If the X-Men are to save the day, the player must combine action and adventuring skills. A device to stop Magneto exists, but the pieces must be found. In total there are over 500 scenes of combat and action. You can switch between the X-Men at any time, with their special abilities ranging from Wolverine's claws to the Nightcrawler's teleporting incorporated...

X-Men II: The Fall of the Mutants

X-Men II: The Fall of the Mutants

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

In X-Men 2: The Fall of the Mutants the player must assemble a team of five X-Men from a selection of fifteen, and eliminate the evil mutants while playing in a top-down RPG-style environment. When battles commence the player has two choices for how the combat takes place: either side-scrolling action, or turn-based RPG-style combat. In the side-scrolling action fights, the player can use each of the team members' powers to kill the foes.

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