Commodore CDTV

Commodore CDTV

The CDTV (an acronym for "Commodore Dynamic Total Vision", a backronym of an acronym for "Compact Disc Television", giving it a double meaning) is a multimedia platform developed by Commodore International and launched in March 1991. The CDTV was...

Air Warrior

Air Warrior

Commodore CDTV - Released - 1991

Air Warrior was a multiplayer on-line air-combat simulator launched by Kesmai in 1988. It was hosted on GEnie and used that service as a server for client software running on a variety of personal computers available in that era. It underwent continual improvement through its decade-long lifetime with Kesmi, appearing on new platforms and host services. Electronic Arts purchased Air Warrior in 1999, and became provider of the game, but it was discontinued in 2001.

Barney Bear Goes Camping

Barney Bear Goes Camping

Commodore CDTV

Barney Bear Goes to School

Barney Bear Goes to School

Commodore CDTV - 1991

Barney Bear Goes to School is an educational game for children aged two to six. It consists of two parts: the first one is a story book where the player has to help Barney Bear to wake up and get ready for school. The story is told through narrated pictures and for each one the player can interact with the scene by clicking on various objects. To continue the story a specific object has to be clicked on. The second part takes place in the school which contains various activities. This include three games: Spell It! - A picture along with the right spelling will be displayed and the player has...

Battle Chess

Battle Chess

Commodore CDTV - 1991

Battle Chess is a quite typical chess game, but it comes with a twist: all pieces are represented by small, realistic figures that walk around on the chessboard, and when one piece takes another, they both take part in an animated battle. There is a different animation for each permutation, depending on which pieces are capturing or being captured. You can also play in 2D without animation. The game's opening library includes 30,000 different moves, ensuring a variety of games will unfold across the 10 skill levels. Multi-player support can be extended to modem and/or serial port play.

Battlestorm

Battlestorm

Commodore CDTV - 1992

A top-down space shooter that was different from most others at the time in that it did not just scroll continuously in one direction, but could scroll at different speeds in all possible directions on the X and Y axis, on the player's whim. The game takes place above the surface of a ruined, devastated planet: each level starts within a large area, in which your ship has free movement. Avoiding surface hazards, such as auto-aiming turrets, the goal is to destroy enemy spacecraft that hover around the large area in groups. Each wave of attacks is followed by a bomb-dropping mothership,...

A Bun for Barney

A Bun for Barney

Commodore CDTV

Camel Racer

Camel Racer

Commodore CDTV - 2017

Multi Media Medium is bringing a new concept to the Kwizoke - In House Entertainment System. Raise cash for your favourite charity with this popular, well-loved entertainment. The game concept is simple : - Start the race - Bring up the race results when the race has finished - Go back to the Camel Racing screen - Start the next race The winner is randomly selected by the machine making all the races different.

The Case of the Cautious Condor

The Case of the Cautious Condor

Commodore CDTV - 2017

The Case of the Cautious Condor is an adventure game in an interactive comic book style developed by Tiger Media, Inc.. It was one of the first CD-ROM-only games that was furthermore a complete new development for that media and not only a port of another version such as an already existing floppy disc game or a laserdisc arcade machine.

Casino Games

Casino Games

Commodore CDTV

Chaos In Andromeda: Eyes Of The Eagle

Chaos In Andromeda: Eyes Of The Eagle

Commodore CDTV - 2017

Chaos In Andromeda: Eyes Of The Eagle is a Role-Playing game, developed by Kirk Moreno and published by On-Line, which was released in Europe in 1991. A sci-fi RPG adventure in which you wander the surface of a planet solving mysteries. From the start, it's off-putting because you have to go through an unnecessary rigmarole setting up your character. Even when you get into it there's none of the fascination that makes you want to explore. Professional presentation; amateur ideas.

Classic Board Games

Classic Board Games

Commodore CDTV - 2017

Classic Board Games is a Miscellaneous game, developed and published by Merit Software, which was released in Europe in 1990.

Cover Girl Strip Poker

Cover Girl Strip Poker

Commodore CDTV - 2017

Yet another strip poker game. What is there to say about it? Well, here you can play with up to three players against one of eight digitized women. Each time you make a girl lose all her money, she takes off some of her clothes (4 of the 8 girls feature "movies" of the strip, which consist of half a dozen frames). At the beginning of the game, you may select your language at the beginning and can also choose to turn the girl's comments on or off. Finally, the game features a zoom function with which you can get even bigger pixels.

Cubulus & Magic Serpent

Cubulus & Magic Serpent

Commodore CDTV

The Curse of Ra

The Curse of Ra

Commodore CDTV - 2017

The Curse of Ra is a Puzzle game, developed by Cybestyle and published by Rainbow Arts, which was released in Europe in 1990. Player (Scarab) has to escape a pyramid by solving the riddles. The player needs to remove all stones on a board by finding a counterpart. Only two stones with the same symbol can be removed at a time and they have to be on a straight line, horizontally or vertically. The game starts with Scarab on an ankh and that item has to be returned upon completion. Moving a stone is done by sitting on one and moving it towards the counterpart. Not all stones can be moved...

Defender of the Crown

Defender of the Crown

Commodore CDTV - 2017

Defender of the Crown is a strategy computer game designed by Kellyn Beck. It was Cinemaware's first game, and was originally released for the Commodore Amiga in 1986, setting a new standard for graphic quality in home computer games.

Defender of the Crown II

Defender of the Crown II

Commodore CDTV - December 1, 1995

King Richard has been imprisoned on his way back from the crusades. In order to free him 20,000 pounds worth of ransom money must be gathered. Of course the nobles of the land aren't willing to give up their wealth, so this money must be obtained through tournaments, raids and outright battle against individual provinces. All of the nobles have castles, so at times siege equipment must be used. Defender of the Crown II is the sequel to the smash hit Defender of the Crown. It improves over the game by upgrading the arcade sequences. Here, unlike the original game; sword fighting is about...

DeLuxe Galaga

DeLuxe Galaga

Commodore CDTV

Die Stadt der Löwen

Die Stadt der Löwen

Commodore CDTV

E.S.S. Mega

E.S.S. Mega

Commodore CDTV - 2017

E.S.S Mega (European Space Simulator Mega) is a space simulation game published by Tomahawk and developed by Coktel Vision. Contrary to most simulations based around NASA's projects, E.S.S. Mega recreates ESA's space vehicle concepts of the early 1990, specially the Hermes Shuttle. The game was released for MS-DOS and Atari ST in 1991, and Amiga CDTV in 1992.

Emerald Mines

Commodore CDTV

Falcon 4.0

Commodore CDTV - December 12, 1998

Falcon 4.0 is a combat flight simulator video game by MicroProse released on 12 December 1998. The game is based around a realistic simulation of the Block 50/52 F-16 Fighting Falcon jet fighter in a full-scale modern war set in the Korean Peninsula. Falcon 4.0's dynamic campaign engine runs autonomously.

Fantastic Voyage

Fantastic Voyage

Commodore CDTV - Released - 1991

Fun School 3: For 5 to 7 Year Olds

Fun School 3: For 5 to 7 Year Olds

Commodore CDTV

Fun School 3: for the over 7s

Fun School 3: for the over 7s

Commodore CDTV

Fun School 3: For The Under 5s

Fun School 3: For The Under 5s

Commodore CDTV

Gamers' Delight

Commodore CDTV

Gangster Pursuit

Gangster Pursuit

Commodore CDTV

Global Chaos

Global Chaos

Commodore CDTV

Guy Spy and the Crystals of Armageddon

Guy Spy and the Crystals of Armageddon

Commodore CDTV - 2017

Guy Spy is quite easily one of the most eagerly awaited games of the year. From its initiation early on in January, and our special In Development article six months ago, interest has snowballed – the question on everyone’s lips was: can real gameplay be added to Readysoft’s stunning cartoon-quality graphics? Now, more than eighteen months on, the finished product is poised to hit the shelves and revolutionize the world of interactive gaming. Guy Spy is presented as a cartoon adventure in much the same way as the Dragon’s Lair series before it. In fact, the whole thing has been produced in...

Holiday Maker

Holiday Maker

Commodore CDTV

The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Commodore CDTV

Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis

Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis

Commodore CDTV - Unlicensed - December 1, 1992

Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis is a point-and-click adventure game by LucasArts originally released in 1992. Almost a year later, it was reissued on CD-ROM as an enhanced "talkie" edition with full voice acting and digitized sound effects. In 2009, this version was also released as an unlockable extra of the Wii action game Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings, and as a digitally distributed Steam title. The seventh game to use the script language SCUMM, Fate of Atlantis has the player explore environments and interact with objects and characters by using commands constructed with...

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: The Action Game

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: The Action Game

Commodore CDTV - September 1, 1989

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade is a video game released in 1991 by Taito, for the NES based on the film with the same name. There was also an NES game with the same title released by Ubisoft in 1993 that was a completely different game in itself, but also based on the movie.

Insight: Dinosaurs

Insight: Dinosaurs

Commodore CDTV

Insight: Technology

Insight: Technology

Commodore CDTV

Lemmings

Lemmings

Commodore CDTV

Lemmings is a 2006 video game developed by Team17 and released by Sony Computer Entertainment, remake of the original Lemmings published in 1991.

Logical

Logical

Commodore CDTV

Loom

Loom

Commodore CDTV - December 1, 1990

Loom is a 1990 fantasy-themed graphic adventure game by Lucasfilm Games. The project was led by Brian Moriarty, a former Infocom employee and author of classic text adventures Wishbringer (1985), Trinity (1986), and Beyond Zork (1987). It was the fourth game to use the SCUMM adventure game engine, and the first of those to avoid the verb–object interface introduced in Maniac Mansion.

Mind Run

Mind Run

Commodore CDTV

Monopoly

Monopoly

Commodore CDTV - 2017

Monopoly is a 1985 video game based on the board game Monopoly, released on the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, Tatung Einstein, Thomson MO, Thomson TO, and ZX Spectrum. Published by Leisure Genius, this title was one of many inspired by the property.

Murder Makes Strange Deadfellows

Murder Makes Strange Deadfellows

Commodore CDTV

Musicolor

Musicolor

Commodore CDTV

North Polar Expedition

North Polar Expedition

Commodore CDTV

Pinocchio

Pinocchio

Commodore CDTV - December 1, 1995

Disney's Pinocchio is a platform puzzle adventure game from Virgin Interactive. It was released in 1995 for the Game Boy, Super NES, and Sega Genesis and is based on Walt Disney's animated feature film Pinocchio, originally released in 1940.

Power Pinball

Power Pinball

Commodore CDTV

Prehistorik

Prehistorik

Commodore CDTV - 2017

Prehistorik is a platform game developed by Titus Interactive for the Amiga, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC and MS-DOS. Titus Interactive also published it in 1991.

Prey: An Alien Encounter

Prey: An Alien Encounter

Commodore CDTV

Psycho Killer

Psycho Killer

Commodore CDTV

Raffles

Raffles

Commodore CDTV

Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective

Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective

Commodore CDTV - 2017

Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective is a full motion video video game based on a tabletop game-gamebook hybrid which had the same name. It was originally developed by ICOM Simulations for the FM Towns computer and later ported to DOS, Apple Macintosh, Commodore CDTV, TurboGrafx-CD, Sega CD and Tandy Video Information System with all versions being distributed on CD-ROM. The game was re-released as a DVD for use with a standard DVD player and television in 1999. A high resolution and re-mastered version of the game for iPad, Microsoft Windows, and OS X was released on September 18, 2012.

Shiftrix & Lettrix

Shiftrix & Lettrix

Commodore CDTV

Sim City

Sim City

Commodore CDTV - February 1, 1989

SimCity, later renamed SimCity Classic, is a city-building simulation video game, first released on February 2, 1989, and designed by Will Wright for the Macintosh computer. SimCity was Maxis's second product, which has since been ported into various personal computers and game consoles, and spawned several sequels including SimCity 2000 in 1993, SimCity 3000 in 1999, SimCity 4 in 2003, SimCity DS, SimCity Societies in 2007, and SimCity in 2013. Until the release of The Sims in 2000, the SimCity series was the best-selling line of computer games made by Maxis. SimCity spawned a series of Sim...

Snoopy: The Case of the Missing Blanket

Snoopy: The Case of the Missing Blanket

Commodore CDTV

Space Wars

Space Wars

Commodore CDTV - 1991

Space Wars is a 1977 vector graphics arcade game based on the 1962 PDP-1 program Spacewar!. It was ported to the Vectrex in 1982.

Spirit of Excalibur

Spirit of Excalibur

Commodore CDTV - 2017

Spirit of Excalibur is a 1990 role-playing game developed by Synergistic Software and published by Virgin Mastertronic for MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST, Apple IIGS and Macintosh. The player is in control of a host of characters with the goal of uniting Sub-Roman Britain under a single king and defending the kingdom. The game was followed by the sequel Vengeance of Excalibur in 1991.

Strip Poker Live

Strip Poker Live

Commodore CDTV

Super Games Pak

Super Games Pak

Commodore CDTV

Team Yankee

Team Yankee

Commodore CDTV - 2017

Team Yankee is a video game adaptation of the 1987 Harold Coyle's World War III novel Team Yankee that was developed by Oxford Digital Enterprises for the Amiga, Atari ST and MS-DOS systems.

Tie Break

Tie Break

Commodore CDTV

Town With No Name

Town With No Name

Commodore CDTV

Trivial Pursuit: The CDTV Edition

Trivial Pursuit: The CDTV Edition

Commodore CDTV

Turrican

Turrican

Commodore CDTV - Released - 1990

Turrican is a 1990 video game programmed and designed by Manfred Trenz. It was first developed for the Commodore 64 by Rainbow Arts, but was ported to other systems later. In addition to concept design and character creation, Trenz personally programmed Turrican on the Commodore 64. A sequel, Turrican II, followed 1991 for the Commodore 64 and other platforms.

Turrican II: The Final Fight

Turrican II: The Final Fight

Commodore CDTV - 2017

Turrican II: The Final Fight is the second game of the Turrican series. The game by Factor 5 was released in 1991 for the Commodore Amiga. This version was finished before the C64 version, but Manfred Trenz cites the C64 version as the original design. Turrican 2 was also released for the CDTV, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC and ZX Spectrum, and later for DOS, and also for the Mega Drive/Genesis and Game Boy rebranded as Universal Soldier.

Ultimate Basketball

Ultimate Basketball

Commodore CDTV - September 1, 1990

Ultimate Basketball is a NES basketball video game. It was released in September 1990 by American Sammy. The game was later licensed by Taito and released in Japan as Taito Basketball (タイトーバスケットボール). This video game is completely unrelated to the Amiga video game of same title and was represented on the American television series Video Power.

Will Bridge: Practice 1: Introduction To Bidding

Will Bridge: Practice 1: Introduction To Bidding

Commodore CDTV

Will Bridge: Practice 2: Intermediate

Will Bridge: Practice 2: Intermediate

Commodore CDTV

Will Bridge: Practice 3: Standard

Will Bridge: Practice 3: Standard

Commodore CDTV

Will Bridge: Practice 4: Competition

Will Bridge: Practice 4: Competition

Commodore CDTV

Will Bridge: Practice 5: Haute Competition

Will Bridge: Practice 5: Haute Competition

Commodore CDTV

Winzer

Winzer

Commodore CDTV

Wrath of the Demon

Wrath of the Demon

Commodore CDTV

Xenon 2 Megablast

Commodore CDTV - Released - August 1, 1989

Xenon 2 Megablast is a video game originally produced for the Amiga and Atari ST, and later converted to the PC, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive, Acorn Archimedes, and Game Boy platforms. The sequel to Xenon was designed by The Bitmap Brothers (although coded by The Assembly Line). It became one of their most well-known titles. In 2016 it was ported to the Atari Jaguar.

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