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3D Galax

3D Galax

Atari ST - Released - 1989

As the name implies, 3D Galax takes the Space Invaders/Galaxian concept into the third dimension. Seen from a first-person cockpit perspective and utilizing flat-shaded polygonal graphics, waves of aliens advance towards the player and must be destroyed with a laser cannon. Unlike in the originals, the aliens never shoot back: the only danger they pose is that of crashing into the player. If any aliens from a wave survive an attack run by not being destroyed before they pass the player, they will try again and again, until either the entire wave or the player is destroyed. The alien formations...

Actua Golf 2

Actua Golf 2

Sony Playstation - Released - June 30, 1998

Fox Sports Golf 99 features six 3D courses for up to four players to compete on: Forest Downs, Orange Rock, Sunny Green Country Club, Kiawah Island (site of the 1997 World Cup of Golf), Oxfordshire in England (Benson & Hedges International Open), and Carnoustie Golf Links (home of the 1999 British Open). Players can also practice their pitching and putting techniques or work on their long game by having a whack at the driving range. A traditional triple click interface is used to execute each shot, and two commentators will call the action as you progress through the links: choose legendary...

Actua Ice Hockey

Actua Ice Hockey

Sony Playstation - Released - February 10, 1998

Another sport was added to the Actua series in this license of the Ice Hockey component of the 1998 Winter Olympics. You can choose from any of the leading teams and attempt to lead them to glory, starting from the qualifiers, with friendly matches (surely a misnomer in the tough world of Ice Hockey) and a practice mode also on offer. Players are motion-captured, and the action can be viewed from multiple camera angles. Paul Ferguson provides a running commentary, and full replays are provided.

Actua Ice Hockey 2

Actua Ice Hockey 2

Sony Playstation - Released - April 23, 1999

Actua Ice Hockey 2 is the follow-up of the official game of the Nagano 1998 Winter Olympics ice hockey tournament, Actua Ice Hockey. Focused on a fictional North American league, with GHL (Gremlin Hockey League) club teams, the game enhances the graphics and gameplay of the previous version. While the game is unlicensed, all teams were inspired by their real NHL counterparts, from team logos to player names (using the classic trick of changing one letter from the name to other phonetically close). Features include three speeds of play, a three-on-three arcade mode with smaller ring,...

Actua Soccer 2

Actua Soccer 2

Sony Playstation - Released - November 28, 1997

Following the success of the first Actua Soccer game, a sequel was likely. The game is fast-paced with more of an action than simulation feel, and an emphasis on ground play rather than heading. A young Michael Owen provides motion capture to produce realistic player motions and actions - the different builds and styles of players are taken into account. 64 top international teams are featured, as are 24 distinct stadiums, with weather conditions having both visible and noticeable playing effects. This was one of the first games to feature 2-man commentary, with former England captain...

Actua Soccer: Club Edition

Actua Soccer: Club Edition

Sony Playstation - Released - May 1, 1997

You can now play as your favourite Premier League team in your quest to lift the championship trophy. Choose your line-up from the latest squads and play through the entire season. With new live commentary from football's finest, Barry Davies, Actua Soccer Club Edition is as closeto real league action as you can get. Actua Soccer Club Edition is a re-edition of Actua Soccer, released with the 20 teams of the English Premiership instead of international competitions. New commentary was recorded and some Premiership historical data was included. All remaining aspects of the game were...

Auf Wiedersehen Monty

Auf Wiedersehen Monty

Microsoft MSX - 1987

Auf Wiedersehen Monty (German for "Goodbye Monty") is a computer game for the ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, MSX and Commodore 16. Released in 1987, it is the fourth of the Monty series, following Monty is Innocent, Monty on the Run and the successful original Wanted: Monty Mole. It was written by Peter Harrap and Shaun Hollingworth with music by Rob Hubbard and Ben Daglish. The player controls Monty as he travels around Europe collecting money in order to buy a Greek island - Montos, where he can safely retire. Gameplay is in the style of a flick-screen platform game, similar to...

Avenger

Avenger

Microsoft MSX - 1986

In the sequel to The Way of the Tiger, Yaemon the Grand Master of Flame is the villain of the piece. He has killed your foster-father Naijish and stolen the Scrolls of Kettsuin. Your quest to recover the scroll and avenge your father's death is viewed from above and superficially resembles Gauntlet. You start outside the Quench Heart Keep, and must initially find enough keys in the grounds and connected buildings to penetrate it, and then kill each of the 3 guards. There are other prey including spiders to fend off - these know how to home in on you. You are armed with a limited number...

Bounder

Bounder

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1985

Bounder is an action game developed and published by Gremlin Graphics in 1985. The player controls a tennis ball which is used to navigate courses, composed of numerous tiles, which are suspended high above ground. The ball must be bounced past walls and over enemies; coming into contact with either, or plummeting over the edge of the course, results in the loss of one of the player's seven lives.[1] Courses feature power squares, which push the tennis ball forward and allow longer jumps, these must be utilized to complete the course. Power squares are also used to enable the tennis ball to...

BrainBender

BrainBender

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - November 1, 1991

Test your prowess as a master of mirrors in one of the world's most exciting new puzzle games, Brain Bender! Use mirrors to manipulate your laser beams to destroy gas spheres, shut down Electrobrains and finally destroy the enemy satellite. There are 120 challenging puzzles in this game - each a new challenge for you to solve. Get your mind in motion over one of the hottest puzzle games ever, Brain Bender! Test your prowess as a master of mirrors in one of the world's most exciting new puzzle games, Brain Bender! Use mirrors to manipulate your laser beams to destroy gas spheres, shut down...

Compendium

Compendium

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1987

Compendiums have been around for a long time. Few Christmas'went by without one turning up amongst the presents They usually looked cheap and were played with a few times and then put m a cupboard and forgotten about. Now you can play some of those old games in a slightly modified form on your computer. Up to four people can take part in the game with each player being represented by a member of the Wink family There are four games in the box: Ludo, Snakes and Hazards, Shove-a-Sledge and Tiddly Drinks. Ludo and Snakes and Hazards are the standard games with only minor differences. In both...

Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine

Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 1, 1989

In Cybernoid, pirates have raided the storage depots of the Federation and stolen minerals, jewels, ammunition and the latest battle weaponry. The Cybernoid ship has been dispatched with instructions to retrieve the stolen booty and to return it to storage within a specified time limit. The cybernoid needs to battle the pirates and their planetary defense systems in order to retrieve the stolen booty.

Death Wish 3

Death Wish 3

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1987

The actor Charles Bronson played the iconic role of vigilante Paul Kersey in 5 movies where he takes the law into his own hands when he doesn't get justice and criminals get off. This game is based on Death Wish 3 which came out in 1985. A friend of Kersey in New York has been killed and he takes to the streets to help the police lay waste to gangs that are brutalizing and rioting in the city. He has a bulletproof vest that will protect him from several shots and can wield 4 guns: the 475 Wildey Magnum, shotgun, machine gun, and rocket launcher. Avoid shooting grannies on the streets, mean...

Desolator

Desolator

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

Desolator is best described as Defender without the little men. What is still there is the fast horizontally scrolling landscape, the green aliens (also known as the Gargoans), the radar and, to a certain extent, the rescue objectives. For lack of humans to rescue, you must instead capture the "Energiser"; an object which certain enemies will try to steal. The game has, just like other Defender-like games, several types of enemies, from the rather dumb basic aliens, to stationary objects with high firepower, and quick hunters which might crash into you. Each level has a specific objective,...

The Duct

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1988

The Duct is an Action game, developed and published by Gremlin, which was released in Europe in 1988

Footballer of the Year

Footballer of the Year

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

Footballer of the Year sees you taking total control of the career of an aspiring striker with a Division 4 team, with the Footballer of the Year award the ultimate goal. You start with a small amount of money, which is used to buy goal cards; each of these sets you up a chance in a match. Up to three can be played in each game, making Hat-Tricks a possibility. The action sequence is viewed from a 1st person perspective with the ball at the bottom of the screen and you either get a shot at goal or a penalty kick. If you have the chance to shoot at goal, you have the ball at your feet and...

Fox Sports Golf '99

Fox Sports Golf '99

Sony Playstation - Released - June 30, 1998

Fox Sports Golf 99 features six 3D courses for up to four players to compete on: Forest Downs, Orange Rock, Sunny Green Country Club, Kiawah Island (site of the 1997 World Cup of Golf), Oxfordshire in England (Benson & Hedges International Open), and Carnoustie Golf Links (home of the 1999 British Open). Players can also practice their pitching and putting techniques or work on their long game by having a whack at the driving range. A traditional triple click interface is used to execute each shot, and two commentators will call the action as you progress through the links: choose legendary...

Future Knight

Future Knight

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

You control Future Knight and your space craft has crashed on a remote and hostile planet and the aliens took your love interest hostage. First you have to find a way out of your huge and maze-like space craft. The aliens have already invaded your space craft and are now wandering through your craft looking for new technology. Use your laser gun to blow them to Kingdom Come. Eventually if you find your way out of the ship you set foot on the planet's surface. Fight and defeat the huge robot aliens and rescue your love interest.

Gauntlet

Gauntlet

Microsoft MSX

Gauntlet is an action game where players choose characters and fight their way through hordes of enemies that assault them on the way to the end of the level. One or two players must make their way through 100 levels of mayhem and magic. The game features a choice of four characters to play with, each with different weapons. Thor the Warrior has a bludgeoning battle axe, Thyra the Valkyrie has a close range sword, Questor the Elf has his long range bow, and Merlin the Wizard has magical bolts. Ghosts, goblins and even the life-draining Death are among the enemies. Enemies stream out of...

Hercules: Slayer of the Damned

Hercules: Slayer of the Damned

Microsoft MSX

In this beat 'em up game you control Hercules, the illegitimate son of Zeus and the mortal woman Alcmene. Hera, Zeus' wife, therefore hates Hercules and made him kill his two children. The King of Argos gives him 12 labours that he has to fulfill. These twelve labours are symbolized by icons that appear occasionally on the screen. You have to collect these labours while fighting off skeletons that carry swords. The fights take place in ancient Greek temples amongst other places. If you hit a labour it will put into an urn but a spider tries to steal the labours from you. Kill it with a well...

Jack the Nipper

Jack the Nipper

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

Jack the Nipper is a platform game that contains 50 screens packed with action. Jack is an evil and wicked toddler. You play Jack and you have to cause as much trouble without being penalized for it. To see how naughty you've been there is a naughtyometer at the bottom of the screen. To cause some mayhem Jack must jump on things, pick up objects and drop those at places where they cause the most trouble to grown-ups. The various objects can be found all over town and at Jack's home. The game starts at Jack's home but Jack can walk out the door and go into town to, for example, blow up...

Jack The Nipper

Jack The Nipper

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1986

Jack the Nipper is a side-view flip screen game with puzzle solving and platform elements. The graphics are rendered in 2D, but an illusion of depth is achieved by allowing characters to move forward and back within the playing area. The player controls Jack, a naughty child who wants to break the record for naughtiness (recorded on the "naughtyometer"). He needs to carry out various wicked pranks on the unsuspecting inhabitants of his town, but if he comes into contact by angry adults he will be spanked. With each spanking his "nappy rash" meter increases, and if it grows too high Jack...

Jack the Nipper... II in Coconut Capers

Jack the Nipper... II in Coconut Capers

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1987

Naughty toddler Jack finds himself in Africa, with the aim of progressing through 192 screens of platform action. He starts with nine lives but no weapons, although a supply of coconuts to lob is close at hand. The jungle is full of snakes, rhinos, birds and all manner of other creatures, all of which must be avoided or killed - remember that their attack paths are pre-programmed, and the trajectory of your coconuts is quite limited. Travelling through the levels involves, amongst other things, ladders, mine carts, trees, ropes and logs. As well as simply completing the game and...

Jeep Jamboree: Off-Road Adventure

Jeep Jamboree: Off-Road Adventure

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - July 1, 1992

Hey renegade, now you live the ultimate off-road race adventure in a rough and tumble scramble to the finish line on your choice of over 22 authentic Jeep Jamboree courses. You'll be in Jeep 4x4 heaven with these hard-driving features: 2-Player Game Boy Game Link: Why just compete against 20 strangers when you can enjoy a straight head-to-head race against one ruthless friend?! Three types of race seasons: Short, intermediate or championship (practice Jeep Jamborees also available). Courses that just keep getting tough: Just try and stay on the trail as you muscle your way through...

Judge Dredd

Judge Dredd

Sony Playstation - Released - March 31, 1998

In the 22nd Century, every day is judgment day. Criminals thrive in vast, domed megacities-facing no police force or court of law... just the lone justice of street-prowling judges. Now an ex-judge-turned-prisoner has escaped and taken the Mayor hostage. Leading an army of merciless androids, he's determined to go holster-to-holster against only you... the last word is justice... Judge Dredd. Trigger-Pumping Action Face endless enemy gunfire in level after brutal level of quick re-load Light Gun-compatble shoot-outs as comic book cult hero Dredd. Sixteen Battle-Packed Levels Navigate...

Krakout

Krakout

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1987

Arkanoid-style Breakout clone, which unlike most other similar games has the bat on the side of the screen (there is a left/right option) instead of at the bottom. There are 100 screens to be conquered. There are a number of types of special bricks, but unlike e.g. Arkanoid, they do not fall towards the bat. Instead, when you hit a special brick, it flips to show a letter. E.g. E (Extend bat), C (Catch ball), M (Missile), B (Bomb, explodes when hit by ball, clearing a number of bricks) and X (Extra life). Extra lives are also awarded when the player scores 10,000 points. The...

Mask II

Mask II

Microsoft MSX

MASK II is a single player side scrolling shoot-em-up and is the second game in the M.A.S.K (Mobile Armored Strike Kommand) series that was based on a TV series / comic / toy license of the mid 1980's. The M.A.S.K organisation is once again battling the bad guys in the form of the criminal V.E.N.O.M. (Vicious Evil Network of Mayhem) organisation in their transformer like vehicles. In each mission the player starts by selecting three M.A.S.K. agents. These should be chosen with care as the agents drive different vehicles and completing each mission will require having the right agent and their...

Masters of the Universe: The Movie

Masters of the Universe: The Movie

Microsoft MSX

The Cosmic Key has fallen through time and space and landed on Earth. Find it before Skeletor does or Eternia and the universe will suffer. This is an adaption of the motion picture Masters of the Universe. You, as He-Man, must find the eight chords to the Cosmic Key. Along the way, you must fight Skeletor's minions. First, you fight in the streets and try to find a chord hidden in the streets. After you enter the scrapyard, you will meet and fight Blade and Karg to the death in a hand to hand beat 'em up to get another key. In Charlie's Electronics Store, you aim your cross-hair to shoot...

Monster Truck Wars

Monster Truck Wars

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - November 1, 1994

USHRA Monster Truck Wars is a top-down racing game with the vehicle of choice being monster trucks. The player can choose from six unique trucks each with their own unique traits and race on several different winding track - providing the player can qualify for the race! The better the player does in races, the more money they can accumulate to buy upgrades and repair their monster truck. There are also power-ups that are obtained by crushing cars that are scattered throughout the courses and features three difficulty levels.

Muhammad Ali: Heavyweight Boxing

Muhammad Ali: Heavyweight Boxing

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - July 1, 1993

Muhammad Ali: Heavyweight Boxing is a Sports game, developed by Gremlin Graphics and published by Virgin Interactive, which was released in 1993.

Nigel Mansell's World Championship

Nigel Mansell's World Championship

Commodore Amiga CD32 - Released - 1993

The player can race a single race, do a season of Formula One, or practice their skills on a particular race track. Either music, sound effects, or both can be shut off on the options menu. The changing of the tires is mandatory on pit road during the middle of each race, and weather can determine whether the player should use hard tires, soft tires, or rain tires. Before the beginning of the race, it is possible to change some aspects of the car, such as spoilers, tires and gearbox. Being licensed by Nigel Mansell, the game followed the 1992 Formula One season, which he won. The player...

Nigel Mansell's World Championship

Nigel Mansell's World Championship

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1992

Before each race you can customize wing downforce, gear ratio, tyre selection and fuel load choices – pitstops are a standard feature of the longer races. The 16-bit versions include a unique 'Improve With Mansell' mode, in which a digitized version of Nigel's head appears in the top corner of the screen, offering instructions and praise.

Nigel Mansell's World Championship Racing

Nigel Mansell's World Championship Racing

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - October 1, 1993

Become a Grand Prix legend in a race for the title of World Champion! The most exciting race driver in the world has teamed up with the greatest racing game producers to bring you the definitive Grand Prix experience. Race the full 1992 season in the superb Canon Williams Renault F1 car. Real-time coaching from Nigel Mansell himself! Experiment with the cars set up to achieve maximum performance for each of the 16 race circuits. Fast and furious race action with actual Renault F1 engine sound FX and superbly detailed graphics. The realism of the racetrack... The power and the glory!

Nigel Mansell's World Championship Racing

Nigel Mansell's World Championship Racing

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 19, 1993

Hold onto your engines and pour on the coal as you hit the track with the greatest name in World Championship racing, Nigel Mansell. You're in control. You've got the machine. But can you handle it? Try rough weather, a mean track and competition that won't quit. Or, go for one-on-one pointers from Mansell and have the track all to yourself while you practice the moves of a master. Then, check in for the big one. And don't forget your crash helmet.

Nigel Mansell's World Championship Racing

Nigel Mansell's World Championship Racing

Sega Genesis - January 1, 1993

Timing smiled on Gremlin with this licensed Formula 1 simulation, as Nigel's long quest for a championship had finally come good. The game was pitched somewhere in between a full-blown simulation like F1 GP and action games like Continental Circus. Only 12 cars were in each race, which could last from between 3 and 20 laps.

Nigel Mansell's World Championship Racing '92

Nigel Mansell's World Championship Racing '92

Nintendo Game Boy - 1992

Shadow of the Beast

Shadow of the Beast

NEC TurboGrafx-CD - Released - January 1, 1992

Shadow of the Beast is a 2D Platformer game, developed by DMA Design and published by Victor Interactive Software, which was released in 1992.

Sports-A-Roni

Sports-A-Roni

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

Sporta-a-Roni (Alternative World Games in Europe) is a sports game with eight extraordinary sports: sack race, boot throwing, pole climbing, running up the wall, balancing a pile of plates, jumping over a river, a pillow fight and pogo. At the beginning of the game you enter your name (confirm with "Return"). Of course, here you can play for the country of your choice. For this, you pick a record with the flag of your choice out of the LP box and a parrot, which sits next to it, takes out the LP with its beak and puts it on the phonograph (joystick forward/ backward, then fire). Then the...

Super Cars

Super Cars

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - February 1, 1991

Super Cars is a Racing game, developed by Gremlin Graphics and published by Electro Brain, which was released in 1991.

Switchblade II

Switchblade II

Atari Lynx - Released - 1992

After 200 years, the evil Ninja Lord Havok has returned! Only Hiro has the power to free the empire. But Havok is stronger than before and Hiro has not had to fight for two centuries. Is he up to the task? Are you?

Thing Bounces Back

Thing Bounces Back

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1987

The star of Thing on a Spring returns in this sequel. The evil Toy Goblin is up to his old tricks, with his giant toy factory producing thousands of evil toys. In order to shut down the factory, Thing must travel through the factory's 11 different levels and collect the tape, floppy disk, listing paper and ROM chip scattered throughout. The levels are filled with slopes, conveyor belts, interconnected pipework (years before Sonic the Hedgehog), and lots of foes to avoid. Question mark times have variable effects: stepping onto them reveals bonus points, objects, or a large weight that...

Top Gear

Top Gear

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 27, 1992

This is it. The race of your life. Head to head. Nose to nose. Flag to flag for the championship of the world. And only your best friend - or your worst enemy - stands in your way as you chase each other around 32 fiendishly tricky racetracks scattered from Paris to Rio. You each choose your car carefully for speed. handling and power. Grab the controls, and punch it down the blacktop. This is awesome split-screen racing at its best, and it takes all your skill, courage and split-second timing to stay on the road, day after day, night after night, past roadblocks, barriers and pit stops. So...

Valkyr

Valkyr

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1985

In Valkyr the player is in control of a spaceship which can be moved left and right. The aim is to shoot the aliens flying around and collect the precious metal they are carrying. You are up against the clock and from flying UFOs . You must shoot loads of aliens to go to the next level, if you run out of time the `head` alien comes at you and kills you! There are three different stages. On the first two, the player must shoot as many aliens, while on the third the craft must be landed. The game then loops.

Venom Strikes Back

Venom Strikes Back

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1988

VENOM Strikes Back is a single player side scrolling, two dimensional, shoot-em-up. It is the third game to be based on the popular MASK comics, TV series, and books of the mid 1980's. The M.A.S.K., Mobile Armored Strike Kommand, organisation led by Matt Trakker, are battling the criminal organization known as V.E.N.O.M., Vicious Evil Network of Mayhem. Combat in the previous two games has been based around the transformer like vehicles used by M.A.S.K., not so in this game. In this game Matt's son has been kidnapped by V.E.N.O.M. and has been taken to the moon. Matt has been given an...

Venus: The Flytrap

Venus: The Flytrap

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1990

After humanity destroys the earth through over-population and excess pollution, it becomes essential to send a robotic fly through to clean it up. You take control of the fly, shooting out the mutated creatures and plants. You must get through 8 worlds, including Frozen Wastes, Caverns and Death Valley. Most sentient creatures release a ball when killed; shoot this to release one of many features such as enhanced weaponry, faster movement, an extra life, or negative ones like losing a life or having your controls reversed. As the game progresses the levels become more intricate and...

The Way of the Tiger

The Way of the Tiger

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

Three distinct side-scrolling beat 'em up game sections await in this title, licensed from a series of Fighting Fantasy-style books. As Avenger, you must clear the world of evil so as to protect the innocent, using your superior strength. The combat is split into Hand-to-Hand, Pole Fighting and Samurai Sword fighting, each of which are loaded separately from across 2 cassettes - a novelty at the time. In each mode there are 16 moves available, varying depending on whether fire (or the space bar in keyboard mode) is pressed. The moves are arranged logically, and reverse depending on the...

Zool

Zool

Commodore Amiga - Released - September 1, 1993

His name is Zool, and he is a gremlin-like creature from another dimension. He is forced to land on the Earth, but his sole goal is to attain the prestigious ranking of a Ninja. To do that, Zool will have to travel through six worlds, each divided into three stages, defeat his enemies, and prove himself worthy of that title.

Zool 2

Zool 2

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1993

The intergalactic gremlin ninja Zool returns, and this time his enemies in the game were named Krool and his assistant Mental Block, whose goal is to stifle the world's imagination, causing rampant boredom. In his fight Zool is aided by his female companion, named Zooz (in a red costume), and his faithful dog Zoon. The ending contained a hint at a possible further sequel

Zool: Ninja of the "Nth" Dimension

Zool: Ninja of the "Nth" Dimension

Sega Game Gear - Released - 1994

Once every year, the games world is rocked by a game so stunning, so fast, so colorful, so big, so demanding, so mega, so awesome, so varied , so incredible, and so full of fabulous features and unexpected treats, that everybody just looks at it and says "THAT'S IT!" This year, ZOOL, THE NINJA FROM THE Nth DIMENSION, is definitely "IT!"

Zool: Ninja of the 'Nth' Dimension

Zool: Ninja of the 'Nth' Dimension

Commodore Amiga CD32 - Released - November 11, 1993

His name is Zool, and he is a gremlin-like creature from another dimension. He is forced to land on the Earth, but his sole goal is to attain the prestigious ranking of a Ninja. To do that, Zool will have to travel through six worlds, each divided into three stages, defeat his enemies, and prove himself worthy of that title. Zool is a fast-paced side-scrolling platformer. The protagonist can run, jump, climb walls, and shoot enemies. Power-ups for Zool are scattered across the levels. These include life-spending hearts, smart bombs, shields, more powerful jump-skill and a twin Zool. This...

Zool: Ninja of the 'Nth' Dimension

Zool: Ninja of the 'Nth' Dimension

Sega Master System - Released - 1993

His name is Zool. He is a Ninja in the 2345th dimension, 6 worlds each with 3 stages. In this platformer, you can run, jump, climb walls and shoot the enemies. In the levels are also some power-ups for Zool. There are life-spending hearts, smart bombs, shields, more powerful jump-skill and a twin Zool. This "twin" makes all your motions a few seconds after you do. In the options you can change the difficulty and the game-speed two times, the continues and the background music (Rock or Funk).

Zool: Ninja of the 'Nth' Dimension

Zool: Ninja of the 'Nth' Dimension

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - January 1, 1993

The game is a pure platform game, relying on smooth, fast-moving gameplay. Its protagonist is Zool, a gremlin "Ninja of the Nth Dimension" who is forced to land on Earth; in order to gain ninja ranking, he has to pass seven lands, beating a boss at the end of each of them. The game contains a number of embedded minigames, including several arcade games, a scrolling space shooter and a game accessible only by making Zool play a certain tune on an in-game piano or finding certain invisible warp points. Development and release ------------------------------------- Zool was intended as a...

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