Argonaut Software Ltd.

After Burner (Activision)

After Burner (Activision)

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1988

After Burner is an aircraft shooter. The goal is simple: use your F-14 Tomcat and shoot as many enemies as you can. This aircraft has two weapons: lock-on missiles and Vulcan cannons (basically machine guns). In some versions there is an option to let the cannons shoot automatically all the time. The game is viewed from behind the plane with you fighting wave after wave of enemy fighters. But at heart it offers the usual shooter mechanics, meaning you spend most of your time dodging and shooting. Sometimes you come across a friendly supply plane and if you dock with it you can replenish...

Alien Odyssey

Alien Odyssey

MS-DOS - Released - 1995

You were just taking a regular old trip to an alien planet, when a big war happened to break out. Now, you're caught in the midst of a raging battle between the planet's native life form and a race called the Dak. The only chance you have of escaping safely is by helping the locals win the fight, so suit up, and come out with your guns blazing. This long-form adventure has no shortage of action to keep you on the edge of your seat, the puzzles are many, and the graphics are before their time.

ATAC: The Secret War Against Drugs

ATAC: The Secret War Against Drugs

MS-DOS - Released - 1992

Lead the secret war on illegal drugs in South America! Wage war against drug barons with advanced weaponry such as F-22 fighters and AH-64 helicopters. Destroy their drug pipeline to starve them of cash, but don't hit the civilians or you may get kicked out of the country! The drug lords won't stand by though... And they had used the drug money for an effective arsenal, from missiles to fighters and more. Gather intelligence, decide on strike targets, and launch planes to accomplish their missions. Take over any plane in flight if you think they need help. Send in DEA agents to gather more...

Birds of Prey

Birds of Prey

MS-DOS - Released - 1992

Birds of Prey is a flight simulation set in a fictional battle between the Soviet Union (B-side) and the Nato + allied (A-side). The player can fly up to 40 different planes and also control the whole battle campaign. Aircraft available for A-side: BAe Hawk Mk.66 BAe Hawker Siddley Harrier GR. Mk 3 Boeing B-52H Stratofortress Boeing 747-400 Jumbo Jet Dassault-Breguet Mirage F.1E Dassault-Breguet Rafale A Fairchild A-10A General Dynamics F-111 General Dynamics F-16 Grumman F-14A+ Tomcat Grumman X-29 Lockheed C-130H-30 Hercules Lockheed F-104S Starfighter Lockheed SR-71...

Birds of Prey

Birds of Prey

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1991

Birds of Prey is a flight simulation set in a fictional battle between the Soviet Union (B-side) and the Nato + allied (A-side). The player can fly up to 40 different planes and also control the whole battle campaign. Aircraft available for A-side: BAe Hawk Mk.66 BAe Hawker Siddley Harrier GR. Mk 3 Boeing B-52H Stratofortress Boeing 747-400 Jumbo Jet Dassault-Breguet Mirage F.1E Dassault-Breguet Rafale A Fairchild A-10A General Dynamics F-111 General Dynamics F-16 Grumman F-14A+ Tomcat Grumman X-29 Lockheed C-130H-30 Hercules Lockheed F-104S Starfighter Lockheed SR-71...

Croc 2

Croc 2

Windows - February 29, 2000

Croc is on a quest to find his parents. However, Baron Dante has kidnapped the Gobbos kings. Croc then turns his attention to rescue all of the Gobbos kings. You travel across 48 levels in this free roaming 3D game. You have to beat all the levels in a village (except the secret level) to move on to the next one. In each village, (except the 4th village) are 5 regular levels, 2 bosses, and 1 secret level. Regular levels are levels where you just beat them and get certain items in them. Bosses are levels where you go through one section then fight a monster at the end. Secret levels are...

Croc: Legend of the Gobbos

Croc: Legend of the Gobbos

Sega Saturn - January 1, 1997

Croc: Legend of the Gobbos is a 3D platform game where you play as a crocodile. Small hairy creatures called Gobbos live peacefully on an island until one day they see a basket drifting in the water. After pulling it ashore they find a baby crocodile inside it. The Gobbos raise him as their own until he is three times their size. The game starts with the island being attacked by the evil Baron Dante and his minions. They capture most of the Gobbos, but the crocodile manages to escape. Now you need to rescue the Gobbos and fight Baron Dante and his minions. As you make progress you visit...

Days of Thunder

Days of Thunder

MS-DOS - Released - 1990

Tom Cruise's film brought NASCAR racing to the masses, and Mindscape did the same for games players with this license. If you mentally change the driver names, it can be thought of as a recreation of real NASCAR racing rather than a direct recreation of the film. You play Cruise's Cole Trickle character (his name, like many of the others, is slightly different to that of a real NASCAR racer of the day) against your rivals on 8 tracks, based on real-life counterparts. The races are all on ovals, although the exact lengths, corner types and gradients are varied. This means that the ideal...

FX Fighter

FX Fighter

MS-DOS - Released - June 13, 1995

FX Fighter is a 3D fighting game similar to Virtua Fighter by SEGA. You choose one of the eight comic book style characters to become the greatest fighter in the universe. Each character has its own special / hidden moves as well as a planet of their own housing the gruesome challenges with 3rd-person flying camera perspectives...

Starglider

Starglider

MS-DOS - Released - 1987

The Planet Novenia has been attacked by the Egrons, who snuck in by disguising their craft as the protected Starglider species, which Novenia's automated defenses were programmed not to shoot. Your task is to fight them off using only an obsolete Airborne Ground Attack Vehicle. This was designed as the ultimate combat machine, with sophisticated hardware up to Draziw Yarg's high standards. It has a fully-rechargeable shield, plasma drive unit, an inbuilt scanner and 10,000-sector map, a top speed of 2550 Urads and two homing missiles. The game is viewed from within AGAV's cockpit, with...

Starglider 2

Starglider 2

NEC PC-9801 - Released - September 28, 1991

More space combat and strategy in this sequel, which challenges you to collect the elements to form a bomb to destroy a resistance force, before delivering them through heavy fighting. Each planet has its own characteristics, with differing inhabitants and features. As well as flying through space, you must dart through tunnels under the planets, which restricted your movement range but are where most of the weapons are. As you go along you'll have to obtain objects from people, and trade them so as to be able to complete your main objectives. The biggest advance from the original...

Starglider II

Starglider II

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

More space combat and strategy in this sequel, which challenges you to collect the elements to form a bomb to destroy a resistance force, before delivering them through heavy fighting. Each planet has its own characteristics, with differing inhabitants and features. As well as flying through space, you must dart through tunnels under the planets, which restricted your movement range but are where most of the weapons are. As you go along you'll have to obtain objects from people, and trade them so as to be able to complete your main objectives. The biggest advance from the original...

Scroll to Top