Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1991
Of all the mundane tasks which've been turned into action-packed games, bug-repelling must be up there with being a Paper Boy or a Trashman. These aren't average bugs; Chicago is under siege from mutated insects, rats and even toy tanks. You'll have to work through seven houses, each of which has the typical rooms. You control a seemingly-dismembered hand, which must deal with the hordes as they come towards it, into the screen. They can be shot, thumped, or squashed depending on their type. To clear a room you must kill a certain number of creatures in each of the vertically-divided...
Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1986
Ghosts 'n' Goblins is the authentic home computer version of the classic coin-operated arcade game from Capcom, authors of best sellers including the world beating Commando and 1942. Ghosts 'n' Goblins is the classic fighting fantasy story, heroic knight to rescue beautiful maiden from clutches of demonic Overlord. Featuring some stunning effects and graphics, this technically excellent game is clearly another winner from the Elite/Capcom stable.
Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1984
Gold - it gives you fever!... and Gilligan's Gold will send your temperature soaring. Collect the gold bags and dodge the bandits. Hang on the trucks, run down the ladders and jump into the lifts but watch out for the mine shafts... aghh! Help Gilligan collect all the bags of gold and evade the desparate outlaws. PLAYING You must collect all the bags of gold and place them in your wheelbarrow before the time runs out. Each bag gives you more time and raises your score but beware the outlaws are after you - and the gold. Jump onto the trucks (by hanging on the hooks) or escape via the...
Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1983
Missile Defence is a clone of Missile Command. The gameplay is the same. The player has to defend six cities from ballistic missiles that comes from the sky. To his help the player has three batteries mounted at the bottom of the screen, which are controlled by moving a crosshair across the screen. However, when using a joystick to control the player can only use the center battery. In addition to the missiles there is planes flying across the screen, dropping more missiles. When all the cities are destroyed, the game is over.