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4th & Inches

4th & Inches

MS-DOS - Released - 1988

4th & Inches is an action/strategy football game for one or two players. You control the action during the variety of plays that can be called, choose when to take timeouts, and select which players on your team will be on the field. There are two teams (the All-Pros and the Champs) and you can see each players statistics to determine how fast or strong he will be.

Accolade's Comics

Accolade's Comics

Apple II - Released - 1987

Accolade's Comics is an adventure game released in 1987. Published by Accolade and developed by Distinctive Software, the game intersperses arcade-style games into its plot. Computer Gaming World disliked the repetitive action sequences, but admired the game's satirical tone and writing.

Ace of Aces

Ace of Aces

MS-DOS - 1987

Ace of Aces is a 1st person, 2D flight simulation. You're on-board a British RAF Mosquito, maverick fighter bomber. Your mission ... stop enemy trains, intercept the terrible German V-1 buzz bombs, sink the German U-boats and down the Nazi bombers. Are you ready for this challenge?

Ace of Aces

Ace of Aces

Commodore 64 - Released - July 1, 1986

The game takes place during World War II and the player flies a RAF Mosquito long range fighter-bomber equipped with rockets, bombs and a cannon. Missions include destroying German fighter planes, bombers, V-1 flying bombs, U-boats, and trains.

Altered Destiny

Altered Destiny

MS-DOS - Released - 1990

One fine day P. J. Barrett, an ordinary human being from the planet Earth, goes to a repair shop to fix his TV set. When he comes back for it, he accidentally picks up a wrong one. No big deal? Quite on the contrary. When the unsuspecting Mr. Barrett returns home and turns the TV on, he is sucked into a portal! One moment later he finds himself on the strange planet of Daltere. Naturally, this planet needs a savior: the evil alien Helmar has stolen an artifact known as the Jewel of Light, thus endangering the entire galaxy. Now our unlikely hero has to overcome various obstacles and to save...

Asteroids

Asteroids

Nintendo Game Boy - February 1, 1992

Asteroids is a conversion of the arcade game of the same name. Play the role of a spaceship pilot trapped in a gigantic asteroid cloud and pulverize incoming asteroids with the ship's photon cannon. When all asteroids are destroyed, the player can then move on to the next round. In addition to the asteroids, the player will also face an Alien Robot Saucer which shoots randomly across the screen. The player using the controller may rotate the ship (left or right) to any direction or move the ship forward. Shots will be fired according to the ship direction. The player has three reserved...

Ballz 3D: Fighting at Its Ballziest

Ballz 3D: Fighting at Its Ballziest

Sega Genesis - January 1, 1994

Ballz is a fighting game, but what makes it uniqe is the fact that your player is made out of balls. The game has a detailed 3D engine with a fixed camera. The game plays like your normal beat 'em up game. This game supports 2 players, 3 difficulties and up to 21 matches.

Ballz 3D: Fighting at Its Ballziest

Ballz 3D: Fighting at Its Ballziest

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - January 1, 1994

What is Ballz? Ballz is a killer 3-D fighting game. It's an in-your-face, all out fight to the finish with 8 unique characters and 8 bosses that punch, kick, club, slam, humiliate and fart on their opponents. Ballz even has an instant replay that shows you the damage from almost any angle. And with three times more special moves than those flat 2-D games, you're going to be doing lots of damage. Our characters will even morph into other characters whenever you want. Ballz also has a bunch of weird sound effects and a wisecracking scoreboard. It's the coolest *#!#@*#! fighting game on the...

Barkley Shut Up and Jam!

Barkley Shut Up and Jam!

Sega Genesis - June 1, 1994

In the game you play street basketball two-on-two with your friends on with computer. So there are no referees, no fouls, and no shot clock, but the teams called by the names of cities such as Phoenix or Chicago. You can choose your player from 16 available players, including Barkley himself.

Barkley Shut Up and Jam!

Barkley Shut Up and Jam!

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - June 1, 1994

Hey, any fool can hoop in some stupid gym. I'm talking Street Ball! No pretty uniforms. NO REFS protecting your sorry self. Just you and me against some of the toughest street legends I've ever had the pleasure of busin' a move on. And THEY AIN'T ABOUT TO TAKE TRASH off some two-inch vertical leapin' momma's boy. You got that? So don't embarrass me. SHOW ME WHAT YOU GOT on seven of the nastiest blacktop's this side of North Philly.

Barkley Shut Up and Jam! 2

Barkley Shut Up and Jam! 2

Sega Genesis - January 1, 1995

This game is a sequel to Barkley: Shut Up and Jam!. It is a street basketball game which means no referees to enforce fouls and no shot clock to force a player to take a shot. The game features an exhibition and a tournament mode. In exhibition mode the player chooses 2 players out of a possible 10 to play in a 2 on 2 game. The game can either be played for 3 minutes, 5 minutes, or til the first team gets to either 21 or 50 points depending on what option is chosen.

Battle Isle 2200

Battle Isle 2200

MS-DOS - Released - September 1, 1994

Battle Isle 2200 is the second title in Blue Byte's Battle Isle series. After a long space flight, the player arrives on the planet of Chromos and must save the planet's civilization from the Titan-net Empire. Titan-net, the computer overfiend of part one, and its allies have begun a devastating final campaign against all Drullian forces. The player commands the forces with the computer "military operations console", nicknamed MilOp. Set in a futuristic world, players fight in turn-based scenarios against the computer army of Titan Net. The battlefield is organized in hex fields. Each time...

Big Air

Big Air

Sony Playstation - Released - February 28, 1999

Accolade and Pitbull Syndicate have teamed up for Big Air, another take on the snowboarding genre that has you participating on thirty courses throughout six different countries including France, Japan, Scotland, Switzerland, the United States, and Germany. There are quite a few game play options in addition to the typical snowboarding fare including the World Tour, Training, One-Player and Two-Player modes. Training mode is there for new players to get used to the various game play options and controls whereas the One-Player mode allows you to compete against another contestant in a series...

Blue Angels: Formation Flight Simulation

Blue Angels: Formation Flight Simulation

Atari ST - Released - 1989

Blue Angels: Formation Flight Squadron is an F/A-18 flight simulator, with a focus on Air Shows. The Blue Angels are the United States' Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, known for tight maneuvers and precision flying. The game attempts to replicate this by offering formation flying, having to react and coordinate with other Blue Angels in the air. The player can practice any maneuver in the simulator: dozens of high, low and flat maneuvers, Diamond 360 passes, left rolls and 4-point rolls or an entire air show for example. Other than practice events, the player can perform an air show or...

Brett Hull Hockey

Brett Hull Hockey

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - January 1, 1994

"Score On These Guys, You're A Hero. Miss It, And You're History." "Playing with the big boys is simple. Take the puck up the ice, throw a deke on the defenseman, and let it go. If you're quick, you'll catch the goalie napping and put in the five hole. In this game, you're playing against all the same players I do. Oates, Lindros, Messier, Modano, Mogilny, Belfour, and McSorley... Guys who skate fast and hit hard. So if you feel like a hero, go for it. But remember. If they catch you with your head down, you're history. - Brett Hull - See Brett Hull and over 600 NHLPA stars in 16 Mega-bit,...

Brett Hull Hockey 95

Brett Hull Hockey 95

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - January 1, 1994

AL MICHEAELS CALLS THE PLAY-BY-PLAY! Brutal Checks. Awesome Stick Saves. 100 MPH One-Timers. This is Hockey With An Attidude. All the hard-hitting NHLPA players. True NHL-style stats. Real ice-grinding hockey action. In this game you're playing for keeps. Control the blue-line with guys like Leetch and Bourque. Blank-'em in the crease with guys like Richter and Irbe. Take it down the wing and into the slot behind scoring legends like Modano, Yzerman, Bure, and of course, Brett Hull. Can you make the cut? Only the stats will tell. Shots, checks, penalties, and passing percentages. Make it...

Brett Hull Hockey 95

Brett Hull Hockey 95

Sega Genesis - Released - January 1, 1994

AL MICHEAELS CALLS THE PLAY-BY-PLAY! Brutal Checks. Awesome Stick Saves. 100 MPH One-Timers. This is Hockey With An Attidude. All the hard-hitting NHLPA players. True NHL-style stats. Real ice-grinding hockey action. In this game you're playing for keeps. Control the blue-line with guys like Leetch and Bourque. Blank-'em in the crease with guys like Richter and Irbe. Take it down the wing and into the slot behind scoring legends like Modano, Yzerman, Bure, and of course, Brett Hull. Can you make the cut? Only the stats will tell. Shots, checks, penalties, and passing percentages. Make it...

Bubble Ghost

Bubble Ghost

Apple IIGS - Released - 1988

Bubsy II

Bubsy II

Sega Genesis - Released - 1994

A new historical theme park, the Amazotarium, has been made. Though impressive, the park's sinister technology is stealing away actual history and placing it on exhibit. Having taken his niece and nephew to the park, Bubsy loses them and is soon caught up in the evil plans of Oinker P. Hamm, who runs Amazaterium and wants to extort money from his unwitting customers who'll "pay anything to see their own history". Now, Bubsy needs to "humble" Oinker and close the fascinating-but-deadly Amazatorium before anyone faces a hairy ending.

Bubsy II

Bubsy II

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - 1994

Defeat droves of dive bombing penguins! Squash squadrons of flying pigs! Trash tons of turbo-powered sheep! It's all waiting for you in this wacky, whirlwind adventure through the Amazatorium. Three wild worlds, two mind-boggling mini-games, and one totally cool bobcat named Bubsy! - Nine fabulous, fur-flyin' levels - About a bazillion barnyard bad guys including Oinker P. Hamm - Mega-cool mini-games such as Frogapult (the ultimate in amphibian fun) and Liquid Lunacy (super duper deep sea silliness) - Great graphics and awesome animations

Bubsy II

Bubsy II

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - April 3, 1994

Defeat droves of dive-bombing penguins! Squash squadrons of flying pigs! Trash tons of turbo-powered sheep! It's all waiting for you in this wacky, whirlwind adventure through the Amazatorium. Five wild worlds, four claw-biting levels of difficulty, three mind-boggling mini games, two hopelessly lost relatives, and one wise-cracking bobcat named BUBSY! - Toys! Bubsy has his very own Nerf Ballzooka action toy, a diving suit and a smart bomb. - Thirty levels filled with a bazillion bad guys. - Freedom! Thanks to his own portable hole, Bubsy can roam through any world any time. - Best...

Bubsy in: Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind

Bubsy in: Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - January 1, 1993

"When you're a bankable star like me they don't skimp on the megs, no siree bobcat... 16 megs! 16 mondo megs of marvelous me pouncing outta' this cart - running, leaping, flying and falling all over your face!" "I'm Bubsy. I'm tryin' to save the Earth from Woolies. No, Woolies aren't what you get from wearing cheap underwear! Woolies are space dweebs in flying saucers out to purr-loin the earth's supply of yarnballs. But enough about them. Let's talk about me!"

Centipede

Centipede

Nintendo Game Boy - December 1, 1992

The arcade smash with a hundred legs and a thousand thrills They make your skin crawl. And the hair go up on the back of your neck. Centipedes, spiders, fleas, scorpions swarming at you from behind eerie black toadstools. You've got to stop them with your bug blaster. Hurry. They're fast. They attack in waves. And they're coming for you. - Enjoy all the excitement of the coin-op version at home or on the go. - Challenge your skills with 4 different levels of difficulty from novice to expert. - Single player, two players alternating, or use Game Link to connect two Game Boys for...

Combat Cars

Combat Cars

Sega Genesis - January 1, 1994

Combat Cars is a racing game in which the player not only competes with other cars, trying to outrun them, but also uses all kinds of weapons and gadgets to damage their opponents. In the beginning of the game, the player can choose one of the eight available characters. Each character has his/her own strengths and weaknesses (speed, car handling, etc.), as well as unique weapons. The weapons include a simple gun, glue spots they can leave to trap other cars, homing missile, and others. There are 24 different tracks available in the game. The player must complete them in a linear fashion, and...

The Cycles: International Grand Prix Racing

The Cycles: International Grand Prix Racing

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1989

As the name suggests, The Cycles simulates International Grand Prix Racing, allowing a player to compete against 9 computer rivals. Choose from three classes of bike (125, 250 and 500cc), and between 8 (Japan, Australia, USA, Spain, Italy, France,England and Sweden) and 15 (Japan, Australia, USA, Spain, Italy, Western Germany, Austria, Yugoslavia, Holland, Belgium, France, England, Sweden, Czechoslovakia and Brazil) original tracks depending on the version, at five difficulty levels (with the lower ones offering automatic gear changes). The player can enter single races (always including...

Dambusters

Dambusters

Apple II - Released - August 5, 1984

Dam Busters is an early flight simulation, set in World War II. It focuses on Dam Busters who historically were used to heavily bombard strategic objectives, in this case dams. This task is not easy, as en route you will face heavy opposition forces. Fortunately, you won't be a sitting bomber in the air. Your aircraft is equipped with machine guns (left and right) with unlimited rounds of fire power, so fire at will as the enemy approaches. When the time comes, you will have to bomb the target manually. So, get ready to unload the cargo and give them

Don't Go Alone

Don't Go Alone

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

Don't Go Alone is a horror role-playing game. The player can choose their party from a variety of 16 paranormal characters available. With their party they'll investigate a haunted house on a hill. The house is huge and players will encounter over 100 spooky opponents and solve various puzzles in order to find out the mysteries of the haunted house. An automap feature helps prevent the player from loosing track in the huge dungeons of the game.

Double Dragon

Double Dragon

Sega Genesis - January 1, 1993

The player takes control of martial artist Billy Lee, or his twin brother Jimmy , as they fight their way into the turf of the Black Warriors gang in order to rescue their common love interest Marian. The player character has a repertoire of martial art techniques which they can perform by using the joystick and three action buttons (kick, jump, and punch) individually or in combination. Techniques ranges from basic punches and kicks, to more elaborate maneuvers like hair grabbing moves or elbow punches.

The Duel: Test Drive II

The Duel: Test Drive II

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 1, 1992

Redline a Lamborghini Diablo - speed shift a Porsche 959 - spin out in a Ferrari F40 - engines roar and cop sirens wail as you blow past your competition at 200 MPH. You'll see it all through the windshield as you scream across scorching deserts, slice through cities and skid around coastline curves - maxing out three of the world's fastest high performance cars.

The Duel: Test Drive II

The Duel: Test Drive II

Apple IIGS - Released - September 18, 1989

The Duel: Test Drive II is a racing game developed by Distinctive Software and published by Accolade in 1989. It is the second entry in the Test Drive series of video games. Like the original Test Drive, the focus of The Duel is driving exotic cars through dangerous highways, evading traffic, and trying to escape police pursuits. While the first game in the series had the player simply racing for time in a single scenario, Test Drive II improves upon its predecessor by introducing varied scenery, and giving the player the option of racing against the clock or competing against a...

Elvira II: The Jaws of Cerberus

Elvira II: The Jaws of Cerberus

ScummVM - 1991

An evil force has penetrated our universe, possessing Black Widow Productions in Hollywood. The studio owner, Elvira herself, has vanished. And now three cavernous movie sets -- a graveyard, haunted house and catacombs -- are erupting with the most hideous monsters of gothic horror. Your quest? Find and rescue Elvira from these three craven world then fight a final cataclysmic battle with a nether-world entity of awesome dimension and fury.

Elvira II: The Jaws of Cerberus

Elvira II: The Jaws of Cerberus

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

Elvira - a horror movie star, a witch, and your girlfriend - is in trouble. A demon Cerberus has kidnapped her in order to kill her and gain her power. To save Elvira, you arrive at the studios of Black Widow Productions, where she is being held. Unfortunately, the whole studio is filled with monsters, as the horror movie sets have turned real. Elvira II: The Jaws of Cerberus is an adventure/RPG first-person game. You begin by choosing one of the four classes for your character (which determines your starting attributes, such as Strength, Intelligence etc.). For movement, you click the...

Elvira: Mistress of the Dark

Elvira: Mistress of the Dark

MS-DOS - Released - 1990

Elvira: Mistress of the Dark is an adventure game. The game uses a first-person perspective in which the hero wanders around solving puzzles, and combating with undead creatures that have overrun Elvira’s Castle. This game features dozens of different death sequences. If the cook in the kitchen kills you, for example, you can see your head floating in her cauldron. The game also has a real-time combat system. You have to time your attacks and blocks in order to defeat the enemy.

Elvira: Mistress of the Dark

Elvira: Mistress of the Dark

ScummVM - 1990

Elvira: Mistress of the Dark is an adventure game. The game uses a first-person perspective in which the hero wanders around solving puzzles, and combating with undead creatures that have overrun Elvira’s Castle. This game features dozens of different death sequences. If the cook in the kitchen kills you, for example, you can see your head floating in her cauldron. The game also has a real-time combat system. You have to time your attacks and blocks in order to defeat the enemy.

Fast Break

Fast Break

Apple IIGS - Released - 1989

Fast Break is a s1989 video game developed and published by Accolade. It was released for the Amiga, Apple IIgs, Commodore 64, Macintosh and DOS.

The Game of Harmony

The Game of Harmony

Nintendo Game Boy - February 1, 1991

ARE YOU GOOD ENOUGH FOR THIS GAME? Are you smart? Do you have quick reflexes? You are a single spinning sphere. You face a series of fantastic computer-generated puzzles - 50 of them. Your goal? Knock similar balls together and make them disappear. Sound simple? It's not. Each puzzle is different and requires a different strategy. Hit the wrong balls together and they multiply. If you don't clear the screen in time, the whole thing explodes. Whatever you've done before, forget it. Harmony's a whole new ball game. Beat this baby and you can call yourself good. Until then, you're just...

The Games: Winter Challenge

The Games: Winter Challenge

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

An Olympiad game simulating common winter game competitions - the Downhill, Giant Slalom, Luge, 2-men Bobsled, Ski Jump, Cross Country, Biathlon and Speed Skating. The game features a basic 3D engine which allows to simulate slopes with ease, which enhances the gameplay of some events such as the Downhill. Gameplay, as expected from a Winter sports game, relies on finding the faster trajectories in most events (Downhill, Giant Slalom, Luge and Bobsled), pacing the run correctly (Cross Country and Biathlon), skill and timing (Ski Jump), with button mashing reserved for just one (speed...

Grand Prix Circuit

Grand Prix Circuit

MS-DOS - Released - 1988

Formula One racing is recreated in detail in this simulation. You have the choice to drive a Ferrari 187/88C, a McLaren MP4/4 or a Williams FW12, each with different qualities. Rival drivers also have their own styles and strengths, and to win the World Championship you will have to master these. Pitstop timing and planning is crucial as well, although only tires are changed in late-1980s F1. You can choose whether to drive a single race at Brazil, Britain, Monaco, (Western) Germany [Hockenheim], Canada, Italy, Detroit and Japan [Suzuka] or to drive a full championship on every track. Every...

Grand Prix Circuit

Grand Prix Circuit

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1990

Formula One racing is recreated in detail in this simulation. You have the choice to drive a Ferrari 187/88C, a McLaren MP4/4 or a Williams FW12, each with different qualities. Rival drivers also have their own styles and strengths, and to win the World Championship you will have to master these. Pitstop timing and planning is crucial as well, although only tires are changed in late-1980s F1. You can choose whether to drive a single race at Brazil, Britain, Monaco, (Western) Germany [Hockenheim], Canada, Italy, Detroit and Japan [Suzuka] or to drive a full championship on every track. Every...

Grand Prix Circuit

Grand Prix Circuit

Apple IIGS - Released - 1989

Grand Prix Circuit is a motor racing game for Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple IIGS, Commodore 64, DOS and ZX Spectrum. It was first released in 1987 by Accolade. For DOS, it was released in 1988.

Gunboat: River Combat Simulation

Gunboat: River Combat Simulation

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1990

Gunboat is a 2D action simulation. You take control of a U.S. Gunboat in several conflict zones. Your Gunboat carries a crew of four men: - A first-class petty officer who serves as boat captain and pilot - A gunner’s mate, who controls the forward guns - An engine man, who takes care of the engines and serves as midship gunner - A seaman who controls the aft guns All four men are cross-trained in each other’s tasks … redundancy becomes crucial if one or two crew members are wounded or dead. Be careful on the rivers ...! Anchors aweigh!

Hardball

Hardball

Apple II - 1985

Hardball is a baseball action game for one or two players. You can throw a variety of pitches from fast balls to curve balls, steal bases, select team members, and substitute players as the game is played.

HardBall 5

HardBall 5

Sony Playstation - Released - April 15, 1996

Action-oriented baseball sim. Hardball 5 is mainly an update to Hardball 4, with the additions coming in the form of adjustable difficulty settings, sharper graphics, more comments by Al Michaels and improved league play which comes with a full set of 1994 major leaguers plus a bonus "legends" league. Includes multiplayer support for up to 2 players.

HardBall '94

HardBall '94

Sega Genesis - June 1, 1994

New features in this edition of the baseball simulation include the Home Run Derby and Pitching Practice. Multiple viewpoints and instant replays are included. 28 pitches are included, each with distinct effects. You can use real or fictitious teams, and even create your own right down to the logo and kit. Statistics such as batting average and RBIs are stored and can be printed out. Also, as in the previous game, announcer Al Michaels says things during the game.

HardBall '95

HardBall '95

Sega Genesis - June 15, 1995

Action-oriented baseball sim. Hardball 5 is mainly an update to Hardball 4, with the additions coming in the form of adjustable difficulty settings, sharper graphics, more comments by Al Michaels and improved league play which comes with a full set of 1994 major leaguers plus a bonus "legends" league. Includes multiplayer support for up to 2 players.

Hardball 99

Hardball 99

Sony Playstation - Released - October 31, 1998

Hardball 99 is a baseball simulation. Hardball 99 follows up on Hardball 5. It is the first in the series to feature 3D enhanced graphics. It also has full Major League Baseball licensing, which allows the use of all real player names and teams. Gameplay modes include: Dynasty Dlay in which players get older over time which will effect their capabilities, Interleague Play, Consecutive Season Play with the amateur draft, and a custom league and schedule generator. An All-Time team that stars famous players from the past is included as well.

HardBall III

HardBall III

Sega Genesis - Released - 1993

The third game in the Hardball baseball series. This revision features 256 colour VGA graphics, and announcer Al Michaels provides running commentary while you play.

HardBall III

HardBall III

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - June 1, 1994

Welcome to the big leagues. 28 teams. 28 authentically-rendered big league ballparks. And over 650 of baseball's best from the Major League Baseball Players Association. Like Barry Bonds, John Olerud and Kirby Puckett Hardball III captures the total baseball experience - from the first pitch to the last out. So pick your ballclub, and pick your opponent. Then sit back and enjoy The Show.

HardBall!

HardBall!

Sega Genesis - January 1, 1991

Over one million fans can't be wrong. HardBall! is the most fun, the most action-packed and the most realistic baseball simulation ever to step up to the plate. And now with 8-megabits of power, it's in a league by itself. Uncompromising arcade action: Home runs and line drives. Double plays and double steals. Baseball so real, you can almost smell the hotdogs. World Series Championship: Play the best-of-seven fall classic. Save your won-loss record after each contest. Hear the voice of a real National League umpire: 17 year veteran Eddie Montague calls 'em as he sees 'em. Fully-digitized...

HardBall!

HardBall!

Atari 800 - Released - 1985

HardBall! is the first in a series of popular baseball games. You can throw a variety of pitches from fast balls to curve balls, steal bases, select team members, and substitute players as the game is played.

Hardball!

Hardball!

Amstrad CPC - 1986

HardBall! is the first in a series of popular baseball games. You can throw a variety of pitches from fast balls to curve balls, steal bases, select team members, and substitute players as the game is played.

HardBall!

HardBall!

Apple IIGS - Released - 1987

HardBall! is the first in a series of popular baseball computer and video games published by Accolade. It was released for a variety of platforms between 1985 and 1991.

Ishido: The Way of Stones

Ishido: The Way of Stones

Sega Genesis - Unlicensed - 1990

Ishido is a solitaire board game played with tiles, similar to Shanghai. The objective is to place all of the tiles onto the board and obtain the highest possible score by following specific rules of play. There are ways to play that can dramatically increase the score, which makes the game very strategic in nature. Additionally, when desired, the player can get an oracle reading by asking a question, which is answered when the player makes a very elegant play (four-way match).

Ishido: The Way of Stones

Ishido: The Way of Stones

Commodore Amiga - 1990

Ishido is a solitaire board game played with tiles, similar to Shanghai. The objective is to place all of the tiles onto the board and obtain the highest possible score by following specific rules of play. There are ways to play that can dramatically increase the score, which makes the game very strategic in nature. Additionally, when desired, the player can get an oracle reading by asking a question, which is answered when the player makes a very elegant play (four-way match). There is also a "construction set" where players can create their own tiles and backgrounds. The game comes with...

Jack Nicklaus' Greatest 18 Holes of Major Championship Golf

Jack Nicklaus' Greatest 18 Holes of Major Championship Golf

Commodore Amiga

The game features simulations of eighteen holes from renowned golf courses in the United States, Scotland, and England: Four from Augusta National Golf Club, three from Pebble Beach Golf Links, three from the Old Course at St Andrews, two from the Riviera Country Club, two from Baltusrol Golf Club, one from Oakmont Country Club, one from Merion Golf Club, one from Muirfield, and one from Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club. In addition, the game contains simulations of two complete Nicklaus-designed 18-hole courses: The Castle Pines Golf Club and The Golf Club at Desert Mountain.

Jack Nicklaus' Greatest 18 Holes of Major Championship Golf

Jack Nicklaus' Greatest 18 Holes of Major Championship Golf

Apple IIGS - Released - 1989

Jack Nicklaus' Greatest 18 Holes of Major Championship Golf is a golf-simulation video game developed by Sculptured Software, and published by Accolade in 1988.

Jack Nicklaus' Power Challenge Golf

Jack Nicklaus' Power Challenge Golf

Sega Genesis - Released - January 1, 1993

Power Challenge Golf is a golf simulation game, based on Accolade's own Golf & Course Design from the year prior, and featuring both of the courses from that title (Sherwood and English Turn) as well as one additional new course (Baltusrol). The game offers stroke and skins play for up to four players, as well as a driving range and a practice mode. The course editor from the PC version, however, has been removed.

Jack Nicklaus: Turbo Golf

Jack Nicklaus: Turbo Golf

NEC TurboGrafx-16 - Released - November 24, 1989

Jack Nicklaus: Turbo Golf is a 3D golf simulation featuring an 18 Hole course created by Jack Nicklaus himself. Each of the 18 holes are from famous courses around the world and include number 8 at Pebble Beach, number 18 from Muirfield, number 12 from St. Andrews, number 12 from Augusta, number 10 at Riviera, and more. Gameplay is for one to four players and can be either stroke play or a skins game.

Jack Nicklaus: Turbo Golf

Jack Nicklaus: Turbo Golf

NEC TurboGrafx-CD - Released - September 14, 1990

Jack Nicklaus Turbo Golf is a 3D golf simulation featuring an 18 Hole course created by Jack Nicklaus himself. Each of the 18 holes are from famous courses around the world and include number 8 at Pebble Beach, number 18 from Muirfield, number 12 from St. Andrews, number 12 from Augusta, number 10 at Riviera, and more. Gameplay is for one to four players and can be either stroke play or a skins game.

Killed Until Dead

Killed Until Dead

Apple II - Released - 1987

Killed Until Dead is a sophisticated mystery game with a leaning towards humor. The player has to solve every aspect of a murder case before it happens. The five biggest mystery writers in the world have gathered together at a hotel and one of them will be offing another unless Hercule Holmes can crack the case. Gameplay is a cross between the board-game Clue and the paper-based logic puzzles in which the player must eliminate clues in sequence. To solve the forthcoming murder, you will have to search the suspects' rooms and confront them with the evidence and set the hotel's security...

Law of The West

Law of The West

Apple II - August 19, 1985

Law of the West is a computer game for the Commodore 64, the Apple II family and the NES. It was one of Accolade's launch products and is the only game in Accolade's history to be designed by Accolade co-founder Alan Miller. Graphics were by Mimi Doggett and the music was by Ed Bogas. The game is a kind of graphical adventure game taking place in the American Old West. In Scandinavia the game was published by American Action. The entirety of the game happens in a small frontier town, and the player takes the role of the town's Sheriff. The scenes are located along the town's main street,...

Les Manley in: Search for the King

Les Manley in: Search for the King

Commodore Amiga - 1991

This is a classic text-parser-with-moving-onscreen-actors adventure game from the early 90's. In this game you are a tech specalist for a company. (Basically Les is the poster child for nerds all over the US.) Your goal is to win the Search for Elvis contest and win the heart of the girl of your dreams. You might even wind up a superstar.

Mean 18

Mean 18

Commodore Amiga - 1986

Mean 18 is a golf simulation released in the early years of 16-bit technology. The three-click control system was used, whereby the first click starts the swing, the second sets the power, and the third sets draw or fade. Apart from the Bush Hill course the game comes with Famous Course Disk Volume I which includes: - St Andrews, Scotland, UK - Pebble Beach, California, USA - Augusta National, Georgia, USA A unique feature for the day was the Course Architect, which was quite versatile with practice. Beginner and Expert difficulty options are given - the latter mode has more...

Mean 18

Mean 18

Apple IIGS - Released - 1987

Mean 18 is the name of a series of computer golf games released by Accolade in the late 1980s and early 1990s. It is also the name of the first game in the series. In the early 1990s, the series was phased out by Accolade's Jack Nicklaus series of golf games, which arrived in 1990. The game was designed by Rex Bradford with graphics by George Karalias, both of the small game development company Microsmiths.

Mini Putt

Mini Putt

Apple IIGS - September 18, 1987

Mini-Putt is a simulation of miniature golf developed by Artech Digital Entertainment and released by Accolade for various home computers and consoles in 1987. Mini-Putt is played on a variety of courses with traps, ricochets, and unusual green gradations

Mini-Putt

Mini-Putt

Commodore 64 - 1987

Mini Putt is a miniature golf game that offers 4 courses, Deluxe, Classic, Traditional and Challenge. Up to 4 players can either play a game or practice any hole on any course. Each course offers its own difficulty level. Deluxe and Challenge have difficult hills and course layouts. The Challenge being the more difficult course. The Classic offers animated bridges and other obstacles. The traditional is your standard miniature golf course which requires well placed bank shots.

Mini-Putt

Mini-Putt

Nintendo Entertainment System - February 15, 1991

A mini golf game featuring four different courses of varying difficulty levels and modes for up to four players. Mini Putt is a miniature golf game developed by Artech Digital Entertainments and published by Accolade (US C64 and DOS versions), Electronic Arts (UK C64, DOS, and ZX Spectrum versions), and A Wave (NES and Game Boy versions).

Missile Command

Missile Command

Nintendo Game Boy - March 1, 1992

Missile Command is an Action game, developed by The Code Monkeys and published by Accolade, which was released in 1992.

Pele II: World Tournament Soccer

Pele II: World Tournament Soccer

Sega Genesis - January 1, 1994

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, commonly known to us as football legend Pelé, licensed a second football game, featuring the 24 qualifiers for the 1994 World Cup, each with summaries and tactical advice from Pelé. These can play in either friendly matches or the full tournament. A five-a-side mode is included, taking place on a full-sized field.

Pele!

Pele!

Sega Genesis - January 1, 1993

Pelé! is a soccer game that lets the player take control of soccer legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento (better known as Pelé, the games namesake). There are forty different international teams to choose from and the game has a two separate single player modes. In Practice the player chooses the teams and learns the basic fundamentals of the game. In Season, the player competes in an 18 game season in order to compete for the championship.

Pitball

Pitball

Sony Playstation - Released - October 31, 1996

Set in the 23rd century, Pitball is the only sport left in existence. There are no rules in this violent battle -- your objective is simply to score as many goals as possible while destroying the other team. Before jumping into the action, you'll select from one of twelve available teams. Consisting of two players per roster, teams include human beings and various alien races, each with their own distinctive forms of attack. While the Arquons utilize a series of oceanic attacks, the stone creatures of the Slorillians use volcanic rock to decimate their opponents. In this brutal sport,...

PO'ed

PO'ed

Sony Playstation - Released - April 10, 1996

PO'ed is a first-person shooter with two simple objectives: escape the alien homeworld and kick lots of butt! There are 25 levels in all, each with a challenging array of horrific aliens to destroy, switch puzzles to solve, and platforming elements. Ox can either walk throughout the levels or utilize an ultra-powerful jetpack; use the latter in moderation as it's an important, yet limited tool.

PO'ed

PO'ed

3DO Interactive Multiplayer - November 17, 1997

PO'ed is a first-person shooter with two simple objectives: escape the alien homeworld and kick lots of butt! There are 25 levels in all, each with a challenging array of horrific aliens to destroy, switch puzzles to solve, and platforming elements. Ox can either walk throughout the levels or utilize an ultra-powerful jetpack; use the latter in moderation as it's an important, yet limited tool.

Psi-5 Trading Company

Psi-5 Trading Company

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1987

Psi-5 Trading Company (also rendered as Psi 5 Trading Company, PsiΨ5 Trading Company, Psi5 Trading Company and PSI-5 Trading Company) is a 1985 space trading game, one of the first games published by fledgling video game developer and publisher Accolade. In contrast to other games in this genre, players cannot control the spaceship themselves. It is piloted by a crew of characters they command during flight.

Rack 'Em

Rack 'Em

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

This two player cue-sports simulator features five different game modes - you can play standard pool, 8 or 9 ball variations, the fast-paced Bumper Pool, or the English game of Snooker, each with their rules recreated as accurately as possible. There is also an editor for the Bumper Pool game built in. In practice modes shots can be retaken. This is helpful for a beginner, as each shot involves selecting the target ball, its desired location, shot pace, and spin Your favourite shots can be saved to disk.

Redline

Redline

Windows - March 4, 1999

It's 2066 and the world is a different place. While the privileged insiders live in fertile domed cities, the rest of us fight for survival in the wastelands. Rival gangs battle for supremacy, turf control and valuable resources. In order for a young man to succeed he must make the right choices about his future. That's why you want to join the Company. It's on you, rookie. We think you've got the skills, but do you have the guts to go up against the worst maniacs from the Lepers, the Templars, and the Red Sixers gangs? We'll give you a piece, a rig, and let you try to prove yourself. No...

Serve & Volley

Serve & Volley

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

A tennis game where camera is always static, which means whether you're on one side of the net or the other, the camera will always show both players from the same angle, which seems like a platform game. You can play a single match or full tournament, as well as resume if you achieved some points while playing before. You can play against computer AI or another player on the same computer, or you can select DEMO for computer(s) to demonstrate you the game.

Speed Racer in My Most Dangerous Adventures

Speed Racer in My Most Dangerous Adventures

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - November 1, 1994

EXPERIENCE THE THRILL OF INTENSE RACING ACTION AND DEATH DEFYING SIDE-SCROLLING ADVENTURES. Compete in thrilling high-speed races throughout the world. You'll need everything in the Mach 5's arsenal to take on goons like the Car Acrobatic Team. But that's only half the adventure! Off the track, you control Speed Racer or Racer X in hand-to-hand combat as you battle classic Speed Racer villains. Watch out - they'll kidnap, fight and do whatever it takes to prevent you from advancing in the World Race circuit. CHALLENGES YOU'LL FACE - Leap clear of danger with the Mach 5's autojacks. Zoom...

StarHawk

StarHawk

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - June 1, 1993

Can You Survive the Ceaseless Attack of Freakish Alien Mutants? As a master mariner aboard the scout ship StarHawk, you have been sent to explore the Evil Empire of Axtar. You were preprared for almost anything - anything but the rampant mutants that ingest this raging realm of never-ending combat. Half organic, half technological, the freakish life forms of Axtar have only one instinct: to attack. Hordes of alien beasties come at you from all sides as your ship is transported from world to world through five levels. You shudder at the sight of grotesque globule-emitting eyeballs,...

Stratego

Stratego

Commodore Amiga - 1991

The board game Stratego is a more elaborate version of Capture the Flag. Each player starts with 40 pieces; made up by the flag, 5 bombs, and an assortment of 9 types of military units. After these have been placed, each player takes it in turn to move their pieces. Other than scouts (which are the least powerful) the units can only move one space at a time.The flag and bombs can't be moved during the game, so watch out for any squares the computer does not move when it otherwise logically should, and these could be your goal. When you choose a square occupied by an opposition piece,...

Summer Challenge

Summer Challenge

Sega Genesis - January 1, 1993

Summer Challenge is an Olympics-esque sports game for the Sega Mega Drive. It was released without a license from Sega.

SunDog - Frozen Legacy

SunDog - Frozen Legacy

Apple II - September 11, 1984

SunDog: Frozen Legacy is a 1984 space trading and combat simulator video game. SunDog was first developed for the Apple II, with version 1.0 being released in March 1984, and version 1.1 (bug fixes) released three weeks later. Version 2.0, which included enhancements and improved performance, was released in October, 1984. A greatly enhanced version was released for the Atari ST in December 1985. Although FTL intended to release further games in the series, this was pre-empted by the tremendous success of their follow-on effort, Dungeon Master. The first game produced by FTL Games, and the...

Test Drive

Test Drive

Commodore Amiga - 1987

Test Drive was the first game I played on an Amiga of any kind. The intro, with the guy rolling down the window of the Porsche and grinning before driving off blew us all away. The graphics at the time were something else. In the game itself, the graphics were excellent for the time – realistic car dashboard etc. Okay, so the scaling of the other cars was dodgy but you didn't notice those things at the time. In these days, a 1/2 meg A500 being able to produce this was pretty good. The sound was good - each car (Corvette, Lamborghini Countach, Lotus Esprit, Porsche 911 and Ferrari...

Test Drive 4

Test Drive 4

Sony Playstation - Released - September 30, 1997

Test Drive 4 lets you race five modern sports cars and five muscle cars from the past as you prove once and for all who's the fastest driver. The list of cars are as follows: Jaguar XJ 220, Dodge Viper GTS, TVR Cerbera, Chevrolet Corvette, Nissan 300ZX, Shelby Cobra 427, '69 Chevrolet Corvette 427, '70 Chevrolet Chavelle SS 454, '69 Chevrolet Camero ZL1 and the '71 Plymouth Hemi Cuda. Five tracks will have you racing all over the world, even dodging traffic and avoiding police cars! You'll be able to speed your way through the following locales: San Francisco; Washington D.C.; Keswick,...

Test Drive 5

Test Drive 5

Sony Playstation - Released - October 9, 1998

Hear the roar of engines and smell the burnt rubber as you step up to take the challenge of Test Drive 5. Race on 18 different tracks in locations such as Moscow, Honolulu, Tokyo and the winding streets of San Francisco. The interesting twist is that the courses are reversible giving you an total of 31 driving combinations. Add that to 40 cars including classics such as the Dodge Viper, Shelby Series 1, Jaguar XKR, Saleen S351, Chevrolet Corvette, Ford Mustang, and the Plymouth Hemi Barracuda among other super-charged and secret cars that will melt the asphalt beneath your tires.

Test Drive: Off-Road

Test Drive: Off-Road

Sony Playstation - Released - March 10, 1997

It's time to wander off the beaten path with Test Drive Off-Road, the first off-road racing game in the popular driving series. Players can hit the road with one of four licensed 4x4 vehicles, each rated in speed, handling and acceleration: a Hummer, Land Rover Defender 90, Jeep Wrangler and Chevrolet K-1500 Z71. Once you select a vehicle, you'll be able to choose from four color schemes, enter your name and compete in a Mixed League or Class League. Depending on the league, you'll race against other vehicles of the same class or challenge all classes for one of six different cups. Nine...

Test Drive: Off-Road 2

Test Drive: Off-Road 2

Sony Playstation - Released - September 30, 1998

Test Drive Off-Road 2 follows the path set by 1997's Test Drive: Off-Road as you drive across twelve courses (based on six locales: Morocco, Hawaii, Mojave, Santa Cruz, Switzerland and Wales) in your quest to win races on the World Tour. This time twenty vehicles are available to choose from, but before you can get behind the wheel, you'll have to purchase them with credits earned from winning races. Some of the licensed vehicles include a Hummer, Dodge Ram, Jeep Wrangler, Ford Explorer, Jeep Cherokee, Range Rover, Ford F-150 and a Dodge T-Rex. The World Tour consists of five events divided...

The Third Courier

The Third Courier

Commodore Amiga - 1990

In one of the best “spy” games ever made (but then, there haven't been that many...), you are a NATO spy who is tasked with recovering stolen NATO defense plans, earning money and skills in the process. The vast gameworld, very few clues, and numerous objects you can use (including neat spy gadgets) make this a difficult game. Most puzzles center around tracking suspects with the right equipment, and interrogating them.

The Third Courier

The Third Courier

Apple IIGS - Released - September 18, 1990

The Third Courier is set in the era of the 'cold war', and the action takes place in Germany. The player is an American spy, and his mission is to recover stolen NATO defense plans. You start off in your apartment, which contains a computer, bugging equipment and an answerphone, as well as useful items such as money and a passport. A compass on screen is used to move around, with symbols appearing on the left and right of the status screen to indicate when something important is to the west or east of you. You will have to explore the city streets, with the aid of taxis and the...

The Train

The Train

Commodore 64 - January 1, 1987

The Train: Escape to Normandy is a video game released by Accolade in 1988 and themed loosely on the motion picture The Train, starring Burt Lancaster. In the video game, the player assumes the role of a train hijacker who has commandeered a steam train to escape Nazi Germany during World War II. When the train is in motion the player must maintain the correct speed, steam pressure and other operational parameters of the train; also, the player must attempt to shoot down Nazi fighter planes which occasionally strafe the train by aiming and firing anti-aircraft guns mounted to the engine of the...

The Train: Escape to Normandy

The Train: Escape to Normandy

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1988

In the months before France is liberated by the Allies in World War 2, Germany tries to take Paris' collection of classic paintings. As Resistance member Pierre LeFeu, helped by wounded former engineer Le Duc, must prevent this happening, but taking the paintings by train to Normandy and Allied control. Once in control of the train, you must set the throttle level, ensure that there is enough coal in the furnace, control the speed, and ensure that steam is released when necessary. Use the provided map, and the communications network once released, to plan the strategic side of your mission....

Turrican

Turrican

Sega Genesis - February 15, 1991

From beyond the edge of darkness, evil incarnate is back. He is Morgul, master of all the fears and nightmares of mankind. As a world trembles in sleepless terror, a single warrior emerges - you are Turrican! Battle through the five worlds of darkness encountering thunder and storm, mechanical monsters, hidden rooms, awesome end of level guardians, reptillian beasts, and anywhere... the unexpected! Featuring 13 levels with over 1,300 screens, 10 hi-tech weapons systems, multi-directional scrolling, 20 musically excellent soundtracks, countless special effects and bonus features, and 50...

Turrican

Turrican

Nintendo Game Boy - November 15, 1991

MEET THE FULL-METAL DUDE WITH AN ATTITUDE. You are Turrican - the cockiest, coolest Chromidium Warrior since Hobocop'“ and Terminator. Your mission? Explore and reclaim the deep space colony of Alterra from blood-draining, bio-mutated killers. It’s a big job. But no big deal when you’re bad and bullet proof. 4 vast worlds to conquer. Explore 10 menacing levels. Go underwater, underground, into cities. Nearly 1000 screens. A galaxy of surprises. Bonus rooms, secret passages, hidden objects make this a never-ending guest. An awesome arsenal. Strap on the high-tech weapons....

Universal Soldier

Universal Soldier

Nintendo Game Boy - December 17, 1992

Based on the major motion picture, this awesome action adventure takes you from the steaming shell-pocked jungles of Southeast Asia to laser-seared battlefields at home. You are a perfectly engineered Universal Soldier with extraordinary skills and powers - locked in mortal combat against your old Vietnam foe, the villainous Sergeant Scott. You are both "Ultimate Fighting Machines", but only one of you can survive! -Are you strong enough to conquer ten incredible locations? -Your arsenal includes Triple Beam Lasers, Land Mines and a special Chaos Weapon.

Universal Soldier

Universal Soldier

Sega Genesis - January 1, 1992

Universal Soldier is the licensed video game based on the 1992 movie starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. You control Van Damme's character as he turns against his platoon and attempts to bring down the corrupt government organization that created him. This game is a heavily modified port of Turrican II with different player and enemy sprites and cut scenes removed in order to tie it in to the Universal Soldier movie.

Universal Soldier

Super Nintendo Entertainment System

Universal Soldier was in development by a company called Carolco and was to be published by Accolade. The game was actually a sequel to the Manfred Trentz game, Turrican, but the character sprite was changed so that it could be rebranded as a movie tie-in. A rom of what appears to be the complete version of this game exists. The enemies and gameplay closely match Turrican, as to be expected. It is unknown why this game was canceled. Genesis and Game Boy versions of this game were released, and Turrican 2 was released on various computer platforms. Nintendo Power commented in the October 1992...

Unnecessary Roughness '95

Unnecessary Roughness '95

Sega Genesis - August 24, 1994

Unnecessary Roughness '95 is your average football game featuring both single plays against the computer or a friend, and full-fledged seasons, including playoffs and Super Bowls. The main attraction to the game however is a "Construction Set" option which allows you to create everything for your own team, to your playbook and tournaments. You can even do your own team's logo and import/export your creations to trade with your friends.

WarpSpeed

WarpSpeed

Sega Genesis - June 1, 1993

The player takes control of a starpilot with a mission to defend star bases from a fleet of invading alien warships. The game takes place from a cockpit perspective from one of four starfighters; the Stinger, Striker, Stalker,or Slasher. The game has 7 battle scenarios and a 4 scenario campaign mode. The starfighter ships come equipped with a computer, engine, shield, weapons, and missiles which can be damaged from enemy combatants or space debris like asteroids. The ship also comes with a Long Range Scanner, which shows the locations of enemies on the map. The map itself is made up of 64...

Waxworks

Waxworks

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1992

As a child, you were never taught of your family's dark secret - a whole history of 'evil twins' doing Satan's work on Earth, and 'good twins' attempting to put this right. Your uncle informs you of this shortly before his death, and after travelling to his castle you find that you must travel through time to correct these wrongdoings. Through a range of murals at your uncle's house, various past scenes must be entered, with more becoming available as you complete them. In each you must find and kill your demented relative in time. WaxWorks is a hybrid game that combines elements of...

WaxWorks

WaxWorks

ScummVM - August 10, 1992

Waxworks is a first-person dungeon crawl style role-playing video game. The player mainly moves around a series of tight corridors using a bitmap sprite-based point-and-click interface picking up items, solving puzzles, and engaging in combat with various horrific creatures such as zombies. During combat players can target individual body parts such as head and arms. The player loses all experience points and weapons once a particular level is completed, which ensures that there is a new challenge for each waxwork.

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