Amstrad GX4000

Amstrad GX4000

The GX4000 is a video game console that was manufactured by Amstrad. It was the company's short-lived attempt to enter the games console market. The console was released in Europe in 1990 and was an upgraded design based on the then still-popular...

Barbarian II: The Dungeon Of Drax

Barbarian II: The Dungeon Of Drax

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1990

At the finale of BARBARIAN - THE ULTIMATE WARRIOR, the Barbarian defeated the warriors of Drax and thus saved Princess Mariana from his evil spell. Drax fled to the dungeons beneath his black castle, vowing to wreak disaster on the Jewelled Kingdom. There is only one way to stop Drax - the Barbarian and Mariana are the only two warriors skilled enough to survive the perilous journey to Drax's lair. Can you stop him? You must stop him!

Batman

Batman

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1990

The game consists of five stages based on events from the movie. Each stage has a time limit and a health gauge (represented by Batman's face turning into the Joker's), with Batman losing a life if he runs out of either. The levels have varying gameplay

Burnin' Rubber

Burnin' Rubber

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1990

Burnin' Rubber is the game that was included with every Plus and GX4000 on a cartridge, in a bid to showcase the Plus machine's new hardware abilities. Therefore it was quite popular, although it did not really show off the Plus capabilities, being an early title and all. Despite that, it wasn't a bad game on its own and is considered one of the good racing games on the Amstrad.

Chase HQ II: Special Criminal Investigation

Chase HQ II: Special Criminal Investigation

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1992

Special Criminal Investigation, also known simply as S.C.I. and Chase HQ II: Special Criminal Investigation in some versions of the home ports, is a 1989 arcade game published by Taito and is the sequel to the 1988 original Chase H.Q.

Copter 271

Copter 271

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1991

Copter 271 is a vertical shoot them up. It was the last official game released on Cartridge for the GX4000/Plus range, it was rushed to the released and seems unfinished.

Crazy Cars II

Crazy Cars II

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1990

Racing game through four states of the USA driving a Ferrari F40. You have a given amount of time to reach a distant city. Using the added map you have to find the best way by yourself through the junctions. While there are no other private cars the police tries to stop you using patrol cars and road blocks.

Dick Tracy

Dick Tracy

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1991

Dick Tracy is an adaptation of a movie (with Warren Betty and Madonna sexy as hell) based on an famous american Comic book franchise.

The Enforcer

The Enforcer

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1990

Your job is to gun down dozens of bad guys as they pop up from beind trash cans (that's American dustbins), peer out of windows. The game is played Operation Wolf style, though the screen won't move - you have to kill a pre-determined number of goons before you can progress any further down the street. There are also nice little bonus levels in between locations, involving loads of bottles of booze and some blokeys trying frantically to pack it. Your job here is to shoot the whiskey before it gets packed.

Fire & Forget II

Fire & Forget II

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1990

Fire & Forget II is a 1990 futuristic racing-shooting video game developed by Titus Arcade and published by Sega for the Master System, and by Amstrad for the GX4000. It is the sequel to Fire and Forget, which was developed by Titus France SA for a number of platforms including the ZX Spectrum. Fire & Forget II is one of a number of similar games which emerged in the late 1980s and early 1990s in the wake of Sega's popular arcade driving game Out Run (1986). It is notable for the variety of its enemy sprites, and for its use of parallax scrolling. It is also notable for being one of the first...

Klax

Klax

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1990

Klax features a conveyor belt at the top of the screen. It constantly rolls toward the playing area, delivering a steady supply of blocks. The player controls a small device which sits at the interface between the conveyor belt and the playing area, which can be moved left and right to catch the blocks and deposit them either in the playing area (which can hold 25 blocks in a 5X5 arrangement) or push them back up the conveyor belt. The device can hold up to five blocks. An uncaught block is considered a "drop". A flashing block can be used as a wildcard on any colour. In the playing area,...

Mystical

Mystical

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1990

Mystical is a strange French running shooter for the GX4000, probably the only one of it's kind.

Navy Seals

Navy Seals

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1990

Navy SEALS is a shoot 'em up platform video game developed and published by Ocean Software. The game is a side-scrolling shoot 'em up and revolves around the protagonist, Lieutenant Dale Hawkins, recovering caches of hidden Stinger missiles from Arab terrorists in Oman. The game features a total of five levels with varying locations and begins with allocating five lives to the player. The main objective of the game is to locate and place time bombs on boxes containing Stinger missiles, in which the player is required to escape before the time runs out. The enemies featured in the game are Arab...

No Exit

No Exit

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1990

No Exit is a side-scrolling fighter on the Amstrad GX4000.

Operation Thunderbolt

Operation Thunderbolt

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1990

Roy Adams and Hardy Jones, two green berets, must save American hostages from a hijacked airliner which was forced to land in the fictional African province, Kalubya. To accomplish their mission, they must capture six different bases, shoot enemies such as soldiers, jeeps, tanks, and helicopters using their machine gun or grenade launcher, and try to save the hostages along the way. Enemies attack with bullets, grenades, or rockets. Killing the hostages by accident results in the player receiving a bad ending. Once Stage 8 is reached, the players must engage with the lead hijacker holding the...

Pang

Pang

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1990

In the game, the Buster brothers must finish a round-the-world quest to destroy bouncing balloons that are terrorizing several of Earth's landmarks and cities. The fight to save the Earth begins on Mt. Fuji, Japan, where the brothers must pass all three stages before moving on to the next location. The basic gameplay is identical to a much earlier 1983 Japanese computer game called Cannon Ball (also released in 1983 on the ZX Spectrum as Bubble Buster). Cannon Ball was made by Japanese publishers Hudson Soft, and possibly inspired Mitchell Corp. to make Buster Bros. six years later.

Panza Kick Boxing

Panza Kick Boxing

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1990

Best of the Best: Championship Karate (also known as Super Kick Boxing and The Kick Boxing) is a kick boxing game that features black belt kick boxing masters. The object is to win the kick boxing championship by defeating an array of kick boxing masters in a series of fighting matches.

Plotting

Plotting

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1990

Plotting is a tile-matching puzzle video game published by Ocean in 1990.

Pro Tennis Tour

Pro Tennis Tour

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1990

Pro Tennis Tour is a video game developed by Blue Byte and released in 1990.

Robocop 2

Robocop 2

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1991

Robocop 2 is a sequel to Robocop on CPC, both being adaptations of the famous Robocop Franchise.

Skeet Shoot

Skeet Shoot

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1990

Skeet Shoot consists of six levels, each broken up into two normal rounds, and one bonus round. The bonus round sees the geese (the ones you tried to horribly maim - remember?) flying overhead, dropping more eggs which must be shot - though you'd better learn to discriminate between gold and silver ones, as the latter detract from your score.

Super Pinball Magic

Super Pinball Magic

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1991

This super pinball simulation will really make you "tilt" with pleasure! With its 12 levels, some of which are break outs, with plenty of bonuses and extra balls.

Switch Blade

Switch Blade

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1991

The player guides the protagonist, Hiro, through a flip-screen platform environment with a subterranean setting. Unexplored areas of the screen are obscured from view until the player character enters them

Tennis Cup 2

Tennis Cup 2

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1990

Tennis Cup 2 is the Cartridge version of Tennis Cup, a tennis game on CPC (old), both games produced by Loriciel.

Tin Tin on the Moon

Tin Tin on the Moon

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1990

Tintin on the Moon is a video game loosely based on the Destination Moon and Explorers on the Moon comic books from The Adventures of Tintin, the series by Belgian cartoonist Hergé. It is a first person shoot 'em up/side scroller and the first Tintin video game.

Wild Streets

Wild Streets

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1990

There's five levels and your job is to take down the organised crime gangs and rescue John Steven, head of the C.I.A. Button 1 in conjunction with a d-pad direction allows for various attacks (such as kicks, punches and head butts), whereas Button 2 shoots your 357 Magnum gun (six bullets per level).

World Of Sports

World Of Sports

Amstrad GX4000 - Released - 1990

World of Sports, is, as its name suggests, a sports game. These events were already present on computer versions of World Games, but if the game was renamed World of Sports on GX 4000 is simply that, we find here only 4 of the many events present on the original version. So let's go over the 4 parts of the game. First of all the bike cross event, entitled BMX. The cap well pressed on the skull, gloved hands gripping the handlebars, you're ready to go. You have a minute to complete the course of moguls, descents, haystacks. Points will be awarded if you browse all this in style (but if metal...

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