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Alien Attack

Alien Attack

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1983

Alien Attack is a Space Invaders clone where your craft sits at the bottom of the screen while aliens above move in formation across the screen getting lower. You must blast all the aliens while avoiding their missiles that drop down or you lose one of there lives. At the start of the game you have shields above your craft but will slowly disappear from being hit from your shots or the aliens missiles. At the top of the screen, a mothership moves across the screen and when shot gives you extra points. There are 9 speeds to choose from (1-9) with 9 being the slowest.

Krypton (ACE)

Krypton (ACE)

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Krypton is a side view horizontal scrolling shooter where you control a Superhero as the screen scrolls from left to right constantly, as you try to save the Earth from attack by Superbeings over various levels. You crashed a space shuttle on Earth after a trip from your home planet, but instead of feeling sorry for yourself, you like living here and so you have vowed to protect your adopted planet from any threat armed with lasers shot from your eyes. One such threat has appeared in the form of Superbeings who intend to destroy you and Earth by using your weakness, Krypton. You must move...

Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

You are Aladdin, legendary hero of the Orient. With little else besides your youth, wits and Magic Carpet, you must fly through deadly caves in search of the Magic Lamp which was stolen from you. The Lamp is guarded by a ferocious, fire breathing dragon in one of the farthest caves. Before reaching him there are many other obstacles to be overcome on your perilous journey through the underworld, such as blood-thirsty vampire bats and spinning boulders. Good timing is vital when using the teleport and elevators; a split second too late and you will have fail in your quest for riches and...

Mind Control

Mind Control

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Mind Control is a single screen game split into two parts where your mission is to destroy Zyco, an indestructible alien who is ruling Earth and enslaving all humans. Scientists realising that Zyco can't be destroyed, have worked out that his only weak spot would be the massive sensory neurone in his brain and so have selected you to be shrunk to enter his bloodstream to move around his brain before destroying the neurone with a laser. The first part of the game is a platformer where you must get from the bottom right of the screen and climb stairs at each end of the three levels that make up...

Niterider

Niterider

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Niterider is a top view driving game where the screen scrolls vertically upwards constantly as you move your Trans-Am around the screen avoiding obstacles and other vehicles in the desert. You are being harassed by Hell's Angels and these move from the top or the bottom of the screen as well as cars that move down the screen. Cactus and water need avoiding and if you touch any obstacle or vehicle then you lose one of five lives. You are armed with oil-slicks and these can be used to destroy the bikes and if you destroy six bikes then you move up a level but you lose 50 points for every one...

Westworld

Westworld

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

The world is a dangerous place to be after a great Holocaust, and the battle for survival is between humans, androids and mutants. Frontier style towns are battlegrounds between gangs, and innocent people are suffering. You are Zak and you have a reputation as a gunfighter with your lazer shooter and your skills are needed to be put to good use. Aggan and his gang are terrorizing your town and have taken your wife hostage so you must collect energy discs and shoot members of Aggan's gang over various levels. Each level is the same single screen shooter shown from an elevated angle as you...

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