Imagic

Atlantis

Atlantis

Atari 2600 - 1982

The lost city of Atlantis is under attack! Wave after wave of Gorgon vessels are approaching, each armed with weapons capable of destroying a part of the city. You are in charge of the command posts at the edges of the city and need to defend it from the invaders. The various gorgon craft will keep flying by on the screen in varying numbers and in different flight patterns. At first they fly high in the sky but then progressively lower. If an enemy makes it low enough before you destroy it, it will use it's weapons and destroy one of the buildings in Atlantis. As you progress in the game, the...

Atlantis

Atlantis

Mattel Intellivision - July 1, 1982

Dawn. The gorgon Fleet begins a vicious attack. You defend the underwater city of Atlantis against hordes of alien invaders. Your 2 sentry outposts, the Acropolis Command Post and your flying saucer, must prevail against these ancient enemies. Use every weapon in you arsenal! Day becomes dusk, then night. Still you fight on. Your spotlights sweep the skies over Atlantis, searching for enemy aircraft. Destroy them before their death rays demolish districts of this celebrated city. Devastate their vile forces or Atlantis is doomed to become a watery grave!

Atlantis

Atlantis

Atari 5200

Only you can save the lost city of Atlantis, one of the greatest civilizations man has ever known. You command the three defense posts that guard the skies. As the dreaded Gorgon Fleet descends on Atlantis, you must destroy them, or perish! One or two players can help defend the submerged city of Atlantis. The longer you last, the faster they come. Some enemy ships fly slowly but steadily over Atlantis. Others streak across the sky. Knock out a Bandit Bomber and annihilate its entire Gorgon squad! Blitz them!

Atlantis

Atlantis

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - January 1, 1983

The lost city of Atlantis is under attack! Wave after wave of Gorgon vessels are approaching, each armed with weapons capable of destroying a part of the city. You are in charge of the command posts at the edges of the city and need to defend it from the invaders. The various gorgon craft will keep flying by on the screen in varying numbers and in different flight patterns. At first they fly high in the sky but then progressively lower. If an enemy makes it low enough before you destroy it, it will use it's weapons and destroy one of the buildings in Atlantis. As you progress in the game, the...

Atlantis

Atlantis

Atari 800 - 1983

Atlantis is a fixed shooter video game released by Imagic in July 1982, for the Atari 2600. It was written by Dennis Koble who also wrote Trick Shot, Solar Storm, and Shootin Gallery' for Imagic. Atlantis was ported to the Atari 8-bit computers (In 1983), Commodore VIC-20, Intellivision, and the Magnavox Odyssey². The game was the subject of Destination Atlantis, a video game competition in which players of the Atari 2600 version were encouraged to mail in photos of their high scores to Imagic to receive a special edition of the game named Atlantis II.

Atlantis

Atlantis

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1985

You are a treasure hunting diver called Skip and you are about to explore various Kingdoms belonging to Neptune to find treasures and rescue sailors and spongey creatures. The game is a maze game with the screen split into four sections and is viewed from the side with gaps in various places to move up or down the sections. The length of the mazes are a few screen lengths and the screen scrolls constantly when you move in that direction but there is a radar on the top showing the location of the creatures to avoid. Moving along the sections are various creatures like sharks, octopi, fish,...

Atlantis

Atlantis

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1983

The lost city of Atlantis is under attack! Wave after wave of Gorgon vessels are approaching, each armed with weapons capable of destroying a part of the city. You are in charge of the command posts at the edges of the city and need to defend it from the invaders. The various gorgon craft will keep flying by on the screen in varying numbers and in different flight patterns. At first they fly high in the sky but then progressively lower. If an enemy makes it low enough before you destroy it, it will use it's weapons and destroy one of the buildings in Atlantis. As you progress in the game, the...

Atlantis II

Atlantis II

Atari 2600 - December 23, 1982

The lost city of Atlantis is under attack! Wave after wave of Gorgon vessels are approaching, each armed with weapons capable of destroying a part of the city. You are in charge of the command posts at the edges of the city and need to defend it from the invaders. The various Gorgon craft will keep flying by on the screen in varying numbers and in different flight patterns. At first they fly high in the sky but then progressively lower. If an enemy makes it low enough before you destroy it, it will use it's weapons and destroy one of the buildings in Atlantis. As you progress in the game, the...

Beauty & the Beast

Beauty & the Beast

Mattel Intellivision - December 1, 1982

Horrible Hank has grabbed Tiny Mabel and climbed the old Mutton Building. Only Bashful Buford can save her. Help him scale the building - but watch out for those rolling boulders! birds and bats swoop down on Buford, and he leaps over scurrying rats. If Buford catches a heart Tiny Mabel throws him, he becomes invincible! Keep track of how high Buford has climbed. You can see how many chances he has left to save Mabel - and how many buildings Buford has completed. Can you beat your own highest score? Keep climbing, dodging, leaping and lunging! Only you can help Bashful Buford save his...

Cosmic Ark

Cosmic Ark

Atari 2600 - Released - January 1, 1982

In the first stage, the player must fend off meteor showers from all four sides of the screen by pushing the joystick to fire in the desired direction. The second stage requires the player to pilot a shuttle to a planet and use its tractor beam to pick up life forms. While near the planet's surface, planetary defenses will fire at the shuttle. If hit, one previously captured specimen will be freed, forcing the player to retrieve another. After a set period of time, a klaxon will warn of renewed meteor activity, and the player must return immediately to defend the ark.

Demon Attack

Demon Attack

Atari 5200

Demon Attack is an arcade action game with gameplay similar to Space Invaders. You control a laser canon at the bottom of the screen, and need to destroy wave after wave of brightly colored demons. The demons bounce around the screen in bizarre patterns, and try to destroy your canon with bombs or lasers. When you shoot a demon, it will be replaced with another or will split into two smaller demons depending on which wave you are playing. When the required number of demons for the current round is finally destroyed, you can move on to the next, more difficult round.

Demon Attack

Demon Attack

Atari 2600 - Released - November 1, 1982

Demon Attack is an arcade action game with gameplay similar to Space Invaders. You control a laser canon at the bottom of the screen, and need to destroy wave after wave of brightly colored demons. The demons bounce around the screen in bizarre patterns, and try to destroy your canon with bombs or lasers. When you shoot a demon, it will be replaced with another or will split into two smaller demons depending on which wave you are playing. When the required number of demons for the current round is finally destroyed, you can move on to the next, more difficult round.

Demon Attack

Demon Attack

Mattel Intellivision - March 1, 1982

Eerie creatures launch an assault against Moon Station Tranquillity. Use your Laser Cannon to blast them - or they'll devastate Earth! Waves of demons circle the lunar surface, bombarding Earth's last outpost. Resist their dive bombing blitz. Fire into their ranks and shatter their raid. Then go on the offensive! Take off from the surface of the moon and combat the demon base. Eliminate the flickering shield. Repel the suicide patrollers that come hurtling your way. Place one shot directly through the revolving window and into the fiery core. The demon base will disintegrate. But the battle...

Demon Attack

Demon Attack

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - January 1, 1983

Demon Attack is an arcade action game with gameplay similar to Phoenix. You control a laser canon at the bottom of the screen, and need to destroy wave after wave of brightly colored demons. The demons bounce around the screen in bizarre patterns, and try to destroy your canon with bombs or lasers. When you shoot a demon, it will be replaced with another or will split into two smaller demons depending on which wave you are playing. When the required number of demons for the current round is finally destroyed, you can move on to the next, more difficult round.

Demon Attack

Demon Attack

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1983

Demon Attack is an arcade action game with gameplay similar to Space Invaders. You control a laser cannon at the bottom of the screen, and need to destroy wave after wave of brightly colored demons. The demons bounce around the screen in bizarre patterns, and try to destroy your cannon with bombs or lasers. When you shoot a demon, it will be replaced with another or will split into two smaller demons depending on which wave you are playing. When the required number of demons for the current round is finally destroyed, you can move on to the next, more difficult round.

Demon Attack

Demon Attack

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Demon Attack is an arcade action game with gameplay similar to Space Invaders. You control a laser canon at the bottom of the screen, and need to destroy wave after wave of brightly colored demons. The demons bounce around the screen in bizarre patterns, and try to destroy your canon with bombs or lasers. When you shoot a demon, it will be replaced with another or will split into two smaller demons depending on which wave you are playing. When the required number of demons for the current round is finally destroyed, you can move on to the next, more difficult round.

Demon Attack

Demon Attack

MS-DOS - Released - 1983

Demon Attack is an arcade action game with gameplay similar to Space Invaders. You control a laser canon at the bottom of the screen, and need to destroy wave after wave of brightly colored demons. The demons bounce around the screen in bizarre patterns, and try to destroy your canon with bombs or lasers. When you shoot a demon, it will be replaced with another or will split into two smaller demons depending on which wave you are playing. When the required number of demons for the current round is finally destroyed, you can move on to the next, more difficult round.

Dracula

Dracula

Mattel Intellivision - May 1, 1983

As the sun sets, Dracula rises, hungry for the blood of fresh victims. As Dracula, the goal of this game is to stalk the streets at night, feeding on people walking the streets, or by luring them out of their homes. As Dracula bites his victims, his actions will call the attention of the local constable who will try to slow him down by driving a stake into him. Dracula can respond by either turning one of his victims into zombies to attack the police, or by transforming into a bat to escape capture. Even the forces of nature are against the vampire, as wolves will attack him on foot, and hawks...

Dragonfire

Dragonfire

Mattel Intellivision - January 1, 1982

The king's treasures have been stolen! As the daring young prince, your goal is to recover them all. The treasures are being kept in various castles, each one guarded by a fire breathing dragon. Each level in the game has two parts; first you will need to cross the castle's drawbridge. You will have to jump and duck the dragons fireballs as well as avoid flying arrows to reach the other side! In the second part you need to collect all of the treasures on the screen and make it to the exit while avoiding the dragon who runs across the bottom of the screen. The dragons on each level have...

Dragonfire

Dragonfire

Atari 2600 - Released - January 1, 1982

Dragons have driven the Royal Court from the Castle "O we are lost, lost" laments the King. "Without our vast treasures we cannot raise an army 'gainst these accursed dragons. Our Kingdom must now languish under lizards!" "Nay, not so, my liege!" replied the young Prince. "None knows that Castle, those many bridges and storerooms, better than I. Give me leave and I shall loot those lizards of their plunder and restore my lord to his birthright." "Brave boy," said the King, fully pleased. "But," he added darkly, "beware dread dragonfire!"

Dragonfire

Dragonfire

ColecoVision - Released - 1982

The king's treasures have been stolen! As the daring young prince, your goal is to recover them all. The treasures are being kept in various castles, each one guarded by a fire breathing dragon. Each level in the game has two parts; first you will need to cross the castle's drawbridge. You will have to jump and duck the dragons fireballs as well as avoid flying arrows to reach the other side! In the second part you need to collect all of the treasures on the screen and make it to the exit while avoiding the dragon who runs across the bottom of the screen. The dragons on each level have...

Dragonfire

Dragonfire

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1983

The king's treasures have been stolen! As the daring young prince, your goal is to recover them all. The treasures are being kept in various castles, each one guarded by a fire breathing dragon. Each level in the game has two parts; first you will need to cross the castle's drawbridge. You will have to jump and duck the dragons fireballs as well as avoid flying arrows to reach the other side! In the second part you need to collect all of the treasures on the screen and make it to the exit while avoiding the dragon who runs across the bottom of the screen. The dragons on each level have...

Dragonfire

Dragonfire

Apple II - Released - 1984

The king's treasures have been stolen! As the daring young prince, your goal is to recover them all. The treasures are being kept in various castles, each one guarded by a fire breathing dragon. Each level in the game has two parts; first you will need to cross the castle's drawbridge. You will have to jump and duck the dragons fireballs as well as avoid flying arrows to reach the other side! In the second part you need to collect all of the treasures on the screen and make it to the exit while avoiding the dragon who runs across the bottom of the screen. The dragons on each level have...

Family Chess

Family Chess

Sony Playstation - Released - March 20, 2002

Family Chess is a digital recreation of the board game chess. The game features up to 2 players to play one againts the other. The game features only one view and one computer opponent.

Family Diamond

Family Diamond

Sony Playstation - Released - January 24, 2002

Family Diamond is a very basic digital version of Chinese checkers. The goal (just like in the board game) is to move your marbles across the board to the opposite site and, if possible, use you opponents' marbles to get further each turn. This game has no extras or special effects, it's just good old fashioned board gaming. You can play alone or against a friend and face computer opponents.

Fathom

Fathom

ColecoVision - Released - 1983

Neptina, Neptune's daughter, has been imprisoned at the bottom of the sea by Titans. Your goal is to rescue her by locating the scattered pieces of a magical trident! You will need to take the form of a dolphin and a bird in order to locate the pieces that are hidden in the ocean and clouds. When flying in the air, there are several screens that have clouds flying by. Touch all of the clouds, and the trident piece appears! Other birds which are flying around will cause you to lose energy if you touch them accidentally. Underwater, trident pieces can be found by touching the sea horses....

Fathom

Microsoft MSX

Neptina, Neptune's daughter, has been imprisoned at the bottom of the sea by Titans. Your goal is to rescue her by locating the scattered pieces of a magical trident! You will need to take the form of a dolphin and a bird in order to locate the pieces that are hidden in the ocean and clouds. When flying in the air, there are several screens that have clouds flying by. Touch all of the clouds, and the trident piece appears! Other birds which are flying around will cause you to lose energy if you touch them accidentally. Underwater, trident pieces can be found by touching the sea horses....

Fathom

Fathom

Mattel Intellivision - December 1, 1983

Neptina, Neptune's daughter, has been imprisoned at the bottom of the sea by Titans. Your goal is to rescue her by locating the scattered pieces of a magical trident! You will need to take the form of a dolphin and a bird in order to locate the pieces that are hidden in the ocean and clouds. When flying in the air, there are several screens that have clouds flying by. Touch all of the clouds, and the trident piece appears! Other birds which are flying around will cause you to lose energy if you touch them accidentally. Underwater, trident pieces can be found by touching the sea horses....

Fathom

Fathom

Atari 2600 - January 1, 1983

Locate the three pieces of Neptune's trident and rescue his daughter. It's a race against time. You are Proteus, a mythical dude who can change from a dolphin to a seagull. Touching seahorses and pink clouds, cause stars and starfish to appear, which will help you find the trident pieces. But avoid the other creatures. They'll cost you time and points. When you put together the trident, you can swim down and rescue Neptune's daughter. But you'll have to rescue her 7 times to win the game.

Fire Fighter

Fire Fighter

Atari 2600

Fire! A man is trapped in a burning warehouse and the fire is raging out of control! As the only fireman on duty, your job is to keep your cool, put out the flames, and rescue the terrified man. You begin the game aboard your fire engine. You must hop off the truck, walk back and forth on the sidewalk in front of the warehouse, and spray water upward to keep the flames under control. Your goal in each game is to rescue the man as quickly as possible. You do this by running back to your truck and extending your ladder to the floor on which the man is awaiting rescue. The man will then move...

Hayabusa: Moonsweeper

Hayabusa: Moonsweeper

Microsoft MSX

I, Damiano

I, Damiano

Apple II - August 18, 1985

An interactive fiction game based on a Bantam fantasy novel by R.A. MacAvoy, this was released at a time when book publishers were dipping their toes into the text adventure game market. You play as a young warlock named Damiano Delstrego in a fantastical version of the Italian Renaissance. The angel Raphael gives you lute lessons, while his evil brother Lucifer plans the downfall of your city Partestrada where the villainous General Pardo is about to start a bloody war. Your goal is to find a sacred stone which contains the secret of life in order to save the city. Through the text...

I, Damiano: The Wizard of Partestrada

MS-DOS - Released - 1985

An interactive fiction game based on a Bantam fantasy novel by R.A. MacAvoy, this was released at a time when book publishers were dipping their toes into the text adventure game market. You play as a young warlock named Damiano Delstrego in a fantastical version of the Italian Renaissance. The angel Raphael gives you lute lessons, while his evil brother Lucifer plans the downfall of your city Partestrada where the villainous General Pardo is about to start a bloody war. Your goal is to find a sacred stone which contains the secret of life in order to save the city. Through the text...

Ice Trek

Ice Trek

Mattel Intellivision - May 1, 1983

In order to stop another Ice Age from occurring, Vail the Avenger must make a trek across the frozen lands in order to reach the Ice Palace of Kalktron the Terrible and put a stop to his evil plans to freeze the land. He will have to ski through a herd of Caribou, cross the frozen river, and then take on the many dangers of the Ice Palace in order to stop Kalktron. Can he stop another Ice Age?

Injured Engine

Injured Engine

Apple II - Released - 1985

Injured Engine is an educational simulation game that teaches how a car engine works. The player's task is to test run a faulty engine, figure out what is wrong and then fix the problem. The main screen shows a cross section of the engine and by moving a cursor over it the player gets information on its different components. Clicking on a component gives a closer view of it with text and images explaining how it functions. As the engine is turned on the player has to monitor the instrument panel and listen to the noise to be able to figure out what is wrong. After locating the disorder the...

Laser Gates

Laser Gates

Atari 2600 - January 1, 1983

The thousand galaxies quake at the news: the Cryptic Computer, the galactic defense synthesizer which has maintained peace for the five centuries since the Wars on Zevon, has malfunctioned! Four Failsafe Detonators inside the Computer will now initiate universal self-destruct! The Governors of Enderby order the Dante Dart into action. Only it can spiral down through the nearly impenetrable defenses of the Computer in order to reach and destroy the Detonators!

Microsurgeon

Microsurgeon

Mattel Intellivision - January 1, 1982

You're a microsurgeon, and your patient is in critical condition! First you need to examine the patient's medical chart to find out what's wrong, and which conditions are the most critical. Now to save the patient, you control a robot probe which can be used to administer aspirin, antiseptic, or ultrasonics to clear up the problem. You should clear up the most critical conditions first, then move on to the less serious areas to ensure your patient survives. Your probe should navigate through the veins, arteries, and lymph; if you guide the probe outside these areas, it's movement will slow...

Microsurgeon

MS-DOS - Released - 1984

You're a microsurgeon, and your patient is in critical condition! First you need to examine the patient's medical chart to find out what's wrong, and which conditions are the most critical. Now to save the patient, you control a robot probe which can be used to administer aspirin, antiseptic, or ultrasonics to clear up the problem. You should clear up the most critical conditions first, then move on to the less serious areas to ensure your patient survives. Your probe should navigate through the veins, arteries, and lymph; if you guide the probe outside these areas, it's movement will slow...

Moonsweeper

Moonsweeper

ColecoVision - Released - 1983

Moonsweeper

Moonsweeper

Atari 2600 - January 1, 1983

In Moonsweeper your goal is to rescue miners from the moons in Star Quadrant Jupiter. You begin your mission in space where you must avoid deadly aurora flares, photon torches and space bullets from the sun in this quadrant. From time to time you will see a moon pass by, and by flying near it you can descend to the surface. As you sweep along the surface, you will see stranded miners which need to be rescued by flying over them. Also on the moons surface are various obstacles which must be avoided or destroyed, such as towers and lunar satellites as well as alien surface destroyers. Should you...

No Escape!

No Escape!

Atari 2600 - January 1, 1983

Jason has taken the Golden Fleece from the gods! They are naturally upset and have imprisoned Jason in the Temple of Aphrodite with deadly Furies running overhead. You control Jason and your goal is to eliminate all of the Furies to move on to the next level. The Furies can be destroyed if they are hit with a magical brick from the roof of the temple. You are armed with an unlimited supply of stones, throwing a stone at the roof will cause a brick to fall (be careful, you'll lose a life if you hit yourself with a falling brick instead of the Furies). When a Fury is hit by a brick it is...

Nova Blast

Nova Blast

Mattel Intellivision - July 1, 1983

Pilot Nova 1 above the Capsuled Cities. Defend 4 cities in your quadrant. Use your radar to detect enemy activity. Race to protect these civilized outposts before their capsules are destroyed! Engage the enemy in galactic dogfights. Locate anti-aircraft guns and destroy them. Beam up fuel as you run low.

Nova Blast

Nova Blast

ColecoVision - Released - 1983

Nova Blast is a side-scrolling sci-fi shooter in which you must defend four shielded cities from invaders that attack from both in the air and on the ground. Each city has a bubble shield that can sustain one hit; another hit to an unshielded city will destroy it.

Quick Step!

Quick Step!

Atari 2600 - 1983

Player one controls a kangaroo, while the squirrel is controlled by another player, or a computerized opponent. The object of the game is to score the most points before losing every life. The playfield consists of multiple "trampolines"; bars of color which can be jumped on by either player. A grey trampoline scores no points, a pink one scores five. Additionally, jumping on a pink trampoline turns it to the player's color. Players continue jumping on to trampolines, turning them their respective color, until an alarm signals the end of a stage. At this point, the next screen scrolls down...

Riddle of the Sphinx

Riddle of the Sphinx

Atari 2600 - January 1, 1982

These are dark times. Death's long shadow rests across the Valley of the Kings. Anubis, jackal-headed god of the dead, has cast his curse over all of Pharaoh's kingdom. A plague of scorpions and hordes of thieves lie thick upon the land. O hear the thin whine of despair! Sing of Pharaoh's Son, all hail the Prince of Egypt! Deliver us from this curse! Brave the dangers of the desert. Seek the answer to the Riddle of the Sphinx. Pay Anubis' ransom with your treasures, O cunning Prince of Wiles. Reach the Temple of Ra, source of light and life. Pharaoh's heir--be wise, be wily--and...

Safecracker

Safecracker

Mattel Intellivision - January 1, 1983

Safecracker puts you in the role of one of history's greatest spies as you drive around the streets of a foreign city and abscond with secretive cameras, keys, microfilm, flasks of chemicals, and bars of gold bullion. While cruising around the city, you should avoid crashing into curbs or other cars. You can shoot the cars if you like, but this will bring the Secret Police and their bullets. You should make your way to one of the embassies, where you can learn the combination needed to open the treasury vault. This is also where you can find most of the secretive items. After picking the...

Sherlock Holmes in "Another Bow"

Sherlock Holmes in "Another Bow"

Apple II - September 10, 1985

Sherlock Holmes in "Another Bow" is the first title in the short-lived Living Literature series of interactive fiction titles by Bantam Software. In this original story, an aging Holmes in his sixties becomes involved in a murder mystery aboard the steamship S.S. Destiny. Holmes and his companion Dr. Watson are awakened by a crewman to find an apparent suicide on the ship. There is something mysterious about this suicide, of course, and it's up to the famous detective to find out the truth. As his mind is not as sharp now, he will rely on the player as his longtime companion Dr. Watson to...

Sherlock Holmes: Another Bow

Sherlock Holmes: Another Bow

MS-DOS - Released - 1985

Sherlock Holmes in "Another Bow" is the first title in the short-lived Living Literature series of interactive fiction titles by Bantam Software. In this original story, an aging Holmes in his sixties becomes involved in a murder mystery aboard the steamship S.S. Destiny. Holmes and his companion Dr. Watson are awakened by a crewman to find an apparent suicide on the ship. There is something mysterious about this suicide, of course, and it's up to the famous detective to find out the truth. As his mind is not as sharp now, he will rely on the player as his longtime companion Dr. Watson to...

Shootin' Gallery

Shootin' Gallery

Atari 2600 - January 1, 1983

Similar to the game Carnival, you must shoot targets and guard your ammunition supply.

Solar Storm

Solar Storm

Atari 2600 - January 1, 1983

You're strapped in your laser ship, battling fierce Deltoids and Shields. They approach in waves, at faster and faster speeds. Each raider can shoot a single flash of proton energy that comes at you like a lightning bolt. There's no time to waste. And no place to hide. Then, as you carry on the defense, things get much worse. A far-off sun explodes! Fragments from the cataclysm come raining down. Keep moving! Blast almost everything you see! If you don't, heat from the solar debris can destroy your planet. If you prevail, you can move out to the edge of space and attack your foes. Sweet...

Star Voyager

Star Voyager

Atari 2600 - January 1, 1982

Pilot Star Voyager through treacherous space. As you look out from the Command Bridge, stars rush past. Penetrate the seven star portals and save the Capital Starport. Destroy enemy ships with photon torpedoes or lasers, or evade them to maintain your precious energy supply. Keep track of energy levels on the instrument panel. Use your radar screen to locate opponents and approaching star portals. Only passing through a star portal restores your energy reserves. But be warned! Crashing into a star portal will destroy you!

Star Wars: The Arcade Game

Star Wars: The Arcade Game

Atari 2600 - 1983

Star Wars is an arcade game produced by Atari Inc. and released in 1983.[2] The game is a first person space simulator, simulating the attack on the Death Star from the 1977 film Star Wars. The game is composed of 3D color vector graphics. This game was developed during the Golden Age of Arcade Games and is considered the #4 most popular game of all time according to the readers of Killer List of Videogames.[3] The player assumes the role of Luke Skywalker ("Red Five"), as he pilots an X-wing fighter from a first-person perspective. Unlike other arcade games of similar nature, the player...

Subterranea

Subterranea

Atari 2600 - 1983

Subterranea is a side scrolling shooter. Your goal is to locate treasure crystals within the Hexuplex Caves. Controlling your cave ranger, you need to blast the various types of aerobots which are guarding the cave. When all of the bots on a cave level have been destroyed, a passageway opens allowing you to travel deeper into the caverns. When you reach the last level of the cavern, you can collect the treasure crystal and be transported to the next (more challenging) set of caves and try for another crystal. In addition to the deadly aerobots, be sure not to crash into cave walls; these will...

Super Demon Attack

Super Demon Attack

Texas Instruments TI 99/4A - Released - 1983

Marooned on the ice planet Krybor, the player uses a laser cannon to destroy legions of demons that attack from above. Visually, the demons appear in waves similar to other space-themed shooters, but individually combine from the sides of the screen to the area above the player's cannon. Each wave introduces new weapons with which the demons attack, such as long streaming lasers and laser clusters. Starting in Wave 5, demons also divide into two smaller, bird-like creatures that eventually attempt descent onto the player's cannon. Starting in Wave 9, the demons' shots follow directly...

Swords & Serpents

Swords & Serpents

Mattel Intellivision - January 1, 1982

Swords & Serpents is a one or two player Dungeons & Dragons-style dungeon crawl. In a one-player game, the player controls the Warrior Prince on his quest to collect treasures, learn the secrets of the Fortress of the Sinister Serpent, and locate the Serpent's lair. In a two-player game, the right player controls the Warrior Prince, while the left player controls Nilrem the Wizard. As players explore the labyrinthine fortress they can collect treasures, magic scrolls, and healing items while battling Phantom Knights and Red Sorcerers. But they must be careful—if their adversaries catch...

Touchdown Football

Touchdown Football

MS-DOS - Released - 1984

A very capable football simulation, given the year and technology. Call the plays, then run them using the keyboard or joystick. Digitized voices enhance the game, including the crowd, calling the numbers, and referee's calls.

Touchdown Football

Touchdown Football

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

A very capable football simulation, given the year and technology. Call the plays, then run them using the keyboard or joystick. Digitized voices enhance the game, including the crowd, calling the numbers, and referee's calls.

Tournament Tennis

Tournament Tennis

ColecoVision - Released - 1984

Trick Shot

Trick Shot

Atari 2600

Billiard game simulation for 1 or 2 players with four game modes: Pool, English Billiards, Trick Shot, and practice mode.

Tropical Trouble

Tropical Trouble

Mattel Intellivision - December 1, 1982

Clumsy Clarence is vacationing on a tropical island with his girlfriend Doris. Unfortunately, their vacation is interrupted when Doris is kidnapped by the bully Beach Bruiser. Now Clarence needs to rescue Doris by chasing the Beach Bruiser all over the island! The Beach Bruiser will be carrying Doris to the right and the screen scrolls to follow. You need guide Clarence and catch up to Doris. There are many obstacles on the screen which temporarily slow down your progress. Coconuts, ferns, clams, sand snakes, and lava will all appear in your way. If you get slowed down too much and hit the...

Truckin'

Truckin'

Mattel Intellivision - July 1, 1983

Get behind the wheel of a big rig and drive down the Interstate Highway system. Haul cargos to and from the cities of your choosing using your trusty road map. The player also has to watch out for Smokey or he will end up with a nifty speeding ticket. Deliver the cargo safely and it's on to the next job in Truckin'. The screen is split in to halves, and a rear-mirror is featured. Players need to avoid incoming trucks and carefully plan the routes, even by consulting a real paper map to find the correct side roads. Some of the scenery included features Texas, Kansas and New York with...

White Water!

White Water!

Mattel Intellivision - September 1, 1983

In White Water! your goal is to raft down a river in the shortest time possible. The river features many dangerous turns, rocks, whirlpools, barrels, and other obstacles that get in your way. You begin your trip with three men, and if you don't navigate carefully they can fall out of the raft! If any men remain in the raft, they can try pick up anyone who has fallen out but must do so before they hit a rock, a whirlpool, or leave the screen (if all of your men fall out of the raft, the game will end). In the easier game variations, your score is based on how quickly you can reach the finish...

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