Absolute Entertainment

A/X-101

A/X-101

Sega CD - Released - March 25, 1994

The game is an on-rails shooter, with gameplay seen from a first-person cockpit perspective. The player's ship moves automatically through pre-rendered space and planetary environments and only the targeting crosshair can be moved freely. Laser Cannons and Fusion Warheads are available to hit the numerous enemies. Lasers have unlimited ammunition but need a few moments time to recharge. The warheads function as smart bombs and clear the screen of enemies, but are available only in limited supply. They are restocked when reaching a certain score. The ship's energy shield functions as a life...

The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends

The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends

Sega Genesis - Released - May 1, 1994

The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle is the video game adaptation of the 60's cartoon series staring Bullwinkle, a moose, and Rocky, a flying squirrel. The game plays out much like an episode of the show. The story begins at the dedication of the Frostbite Falls Rocky and Bullwinkle museum. Unfortunately, the not-so-nice Boris and Natasha have disguised themselves as security guards for the museum and managed to steal some of the priceless artifacts.

BattleTank

BattleTank

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - 1990

Battletank is an action video game released by Absolute Entertainment in September 1990 for the Nintendo Entertainment System. The game is similar to the Atari game Battlezone, and supports one player. It was considered to be a poorly designed game, as it was intended to become a space flight game for the Commodore 64 during its development.

Battletech: Gray Death Legion

Battletech: Gray Death Legion

Sega CD - Unreleased - January 1, 1994

The Gray Death Legion is a mercenary regiment within the Battletech universe. This game demo does not have audio, but is very playable and a blast at that! The game plays very similar to the excellent AH-3 Thunderstrike. Battletech: Gray Death Legion makes use of the Sega CD's scaling and rotation hardware to create an impressive 3D environment with a smooth frame rate. Features a very long 3D animated Battletech intro that is also very impressive.

A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia

A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - 1989

A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia is a platform-puzzle game. The plot involves a young boy and his alien blob friend on a quest to save the latter's home planet of Blobolonia, which has been taken over by an evil emperor who only allows his subjects a diet of sweets. The boy and Blobert must traverse the subways and caves beneath the Earth and gain the necessary items before traveling to Blobolonia and defeating the emperor. They must evade dangerous obstacles like falling rocks, stalactites, and stalagmites, as well as deadly, snake enemies. A Boy and His Blob is not a side-scrolling...

Crossbow

Crossbow

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

In Crossbow, you and several friends are trying to cross many treacherous landscapes in order to retrieve stolen treasures from the castle of the Evil Master. All of the members of your party are unarmed, however you carry a crossbow. Using this, you need to shoot any obstacles or hostile enemies that may get in the way of your friends as they cross the screen. You see the landscape from a first person point of view, and one by one each member of the party will walk from the left to right on the screen. There are many different landscapes that need to be crossed, each with its own variety of...

David Crane's Amazing Tennis

David Crane's Amazing Tennis

Sega Genesis - Released - January 1, 1992

A tennis game featuring both an exhibition and a tournament mode. In the head to head exhibition mode, the player can choose their opponent (with the higher ranked opponents being better than the lower ranked ones). The tournament mode allows for 16 different players to compete to become the champion. Both of these modes can be played on either grass, hard, or a clay court. The player can also choose whether to be either a left or right handed tennis player.

David Crane's Amazing Tennis

David Crane's Amazing Tennis

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - October 1, 1992

Trade in your racquet for a game controller. The category of sports home video games has just taken a quantum leap forward into a new dimension of realism - David Crane's Amazing Tennis! Developed by David Crane, an industry pioneer and one of the best-selling game designers of all time, Amazing Tennis redefines the term "state of the art." Every aspect of play has been re-created to ensure a precision feel and accuracy other tennis video games can't match. Amazing Tennis utilizes 22 different planes of depth and motion-picture-quality animation to provide a revolutionary gaming experience -...

David Crane's The Rescue of Princess Blobette Starring A Boy and his Blob

David Crane's The Rescue of Princess Blobette Starring A Boy and his Blob

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - May 1, 1991

Blob is Back! That's right, the jelly bean-loving Blob and his faithful Earth-boy companion are back in a brand-new adventure! This time out, the duo's exploits take them to the Royal Castle of Blobolonia, Blob's home planet, as they attempt to free the lovely-and imprisoned-Princess Blobette from the clutches of the treacherous Antagonistic Alchemist. Join our heroes as they encounter secret rooms, clever traps, and dangerous obstacles in the labyrinthine depths of the castle. But all is not lost-these two share a very special secret: With each flavor of jelly bean the boy feeds Blob,...

F-18 Hornet

F-18 Hornet

Atari 7800 - Released - January 1, 1988

Attention all Naval Aviators! Report to your squadron leaders and prepare for deployment. Your tour of duty will take you around the world on some of the most challenging and dangerous missions of your career. F-18 Hornet is a carrier based adventure. Fast, solid 3-D graphics and responsive instrumentation make for an incredible sensation of flight. Fly missions through a variety of terrain executing aerial combat, emergency supply drops, strafing and bombing runs while battling hostile jets, helicopters and tanks. F-18 Hornet features all of the action of carrier based jets including...

Garry Kitchen's Super Battletank: War in the Gulf

Garry Kitchen's Super Battletank: War in the Gulf

Sega Genesis - Released - December 1, 1992

Brace yourself for one of the most realistic, authentic military gameplay experiences ever! In Super Battletank: War In The Gulf, you are an Allied Forces tank commander, in charge of the awesome M1A1 battletank, armored warfare champion of Operation Desert Storm. At your disposal is all of the state-of-the-art weaponry that gives the M1A1 its fearsome reputation: Smoke grenades. Night vision. 7.62mm machine guns. 120mm armor-piercing shells controlled by a laser range-finder. Add to that power a first-person out-of-tank view, searing sound effects, and spectacular graphics, and...

Garry Kitchen's Super Battletank: War in the Gulf

Garry Kitchen's Super Battletank: War in the Gulf

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - 1992

Brace yourself for one of the most realistic, authentic military gameplaying experiences ever! In Super Battletank: War in the Gulf, you are an Allied Forces tank commander in charge of the awesome M1A1 battletank, armored warfare champion of Operation Desert Storm. At your disposal is all of the state-of-the-art weaponry that gives the M1A1 its fearsome reputation. Smoke grenades, 7.62mm machine guns, 120mm armor-piercing shells controlled by a laser range-finder. Add to that power a first-person out-of-tank view, blistering sound effects, and spectacular graphics, and you'll feel you're...

Goofy's Hysterical History Tour

Goofy's Hysterical History Tour

Sega Genesis - Released - January 1, 1993

In Goofy's Hysterical History Tour, the player takes command of Goofy himself who gets his dream job as janitor at The Ludwig von Drake History Museum. However, his rival Pete is determined to get him fired and sabotages the exhibits and scatters pieces throughout various time periods. Armed with a new gadget, the Extend-O-Hand, Goofy must travel to the past and recover the pieces before the morning. The game is a platformer, where Goofy must travel through various stages ranging from Prehistoric times, Medieval times, Colonial America and the Wild West among many others, collecting items...

Home Improvement: Power Tool Pursuit!

Home Improvement: Power Tool Pursuit!

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - November 1, 1994

Power Tool Pursuit! Handyman extraordinaire Tim Taylor has just received the greatest honor any real man could hope for: Binford has named its new line of Taylor-Turbo Power Tools after him! But before Tim can unveil these monuments to his masculinity, industrial spies pilfer the prototypes from the "Tool Time" set! Now Tim's grunting man, and he's out to track down the tool-swiping punks by himself! - The Heartiest Hardware! Use 8 unstoppable, ultra-macho tools! - The Weirdest, Wildest Worlds! Battle 22 types of special effects robots through 4 of the craziest TV studios ever! - The...

Kung-Fu Master

Kung-Fu Master

Atari 7800 - Released - June 1, 1989

The gorgeous Princess Victoria is imprisoned in the Evil Wizard's Temple. As Kung-Fu Master, you must free her. Unfortunately, the Temple's five tortuous levels are seething with menacing foes. Smash your way through one level and start the next with a renewed energy meter and timer. Once you free your Princess, it's back to the beginning where your foes return faster and nastier.

Penn & Teller's Smoke and Mirrors

Penn & Teller's Smoke and Mirrors

Sega CD - Unreleased - April 1, 1995

Penn & Teller's Smoke and Mirrors is a Simulation game, developed and published by Absolute Entertainment, which was cancelled before it was released.

Penn & Teller's Smoke and Mirrors

Penn & Teller's Smoke and Mirrors

3DO Interactive Multiplayer - Unreleased

Penn & Teller's Smoke and Mirrors is an unreleased video game that was planned for release initially on the Sega CD in April 1995 and to be followed by PC and 3DO versions later that year. The game stars the comedy-magician duo Penn & Teller. The game is composed of several minigames and an adventure/platform game starring Penn & Teller. All the minigames, with one exception, were made for the sole purpose of enabling the owner of the game to fool their friends by many different means, designating the games "scam minigames" and virtual tricks. Penn & Teller's Smoke and Mirrors is unofficially...

Pete Rose Baseball

Pete Rose Baseball

Atari 2600 - 1988

From the crack of the bat, make split-second decisions as you choose which fielder makes the play. Throw popular Major League pitches - fast balls, curves, change-ups, screwballs and sinkers. (Spitballs?) Head-to-head action with your friends or against the computer. Complete TV-like coverage, with six camera angles you're always right there where the action is. Play to a packed stadium complete with cheering crowd and organist.

Pete Rose Baseball

Pete Rose Baseball

Atari 7800 - Released - May 27, 1989

It's the last game of the World Series. You're in the 9th innings. Bases loaded. One out. And your up to bat. What do you do? Swing away? Wait for a walk? Go for the fences? It's all up to you, just like in real pro ball. Sure, we'll give you the options. And some tips. Like in pitching. Batting. And Fielding. But, it's you call . There are 6 full-color, live action screens - just like the ones you see on TV! The pitching/battting screen, left infield, right infield, leftfield, centerfield and rightfield. So, start warming up. Step up to the plate. And take your best swing at...

R.C. Grand Prix

R.C. Grand Prix

Sega Game Gear - 1992

Get ready to rev up your motors, hit the dirt, and become "World Champion Remote Control Racer"! But first you'll have to prove that you're the quickest, most radical, maneuver maniac on the high-speed circuit today. How? By zooming through 10 different courses that get harder and trickier with each turn. Beware of dangerous track cross-overs, and of course, the rest of the field of expert R.C. Racers. Compete for prize money and Win, Place, or Show trophies. Use your prize winnings to improve your car at the parts store. Purchase super hot rod essentials like high-performance...

Race America

Race America

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - 1992

Race America is a 2-car cross-country racing game. Either 2 players can compete on the same screen, or the computer can control the second player. The game provides eight colorful opponents to race against, each of whom is supposed to have distinct advantages in a race. Each race begins from a side-scrolling perspective as the 2 competitors speed out of the gate. After a certain distance, the perspective shifts to third person and the driver in the lead occupies the top half of the screen while the driver in second is relegated to half of the lower screen. Occasionally, the game also employs...

RDF: Global Conflict

RDF: Global Conflict

Sega CD - Released - November 1, 1994

RDF (Rapid Deployment Force) is a first-person 3D tank shooter with the player going up against a plethora of enemies including other tanks, missile launchers, helicopters among many others. The player can use either their 120mm cannon or their laser-guided missiles in a variety of locations that including the Eastern European countryside to the Alaskan Tundra. The story is told through FMV clips

Redline F-1 Racer

Redline F-1 Racer

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - August 1, 1993

Grab your helmet, strap yourself in and get ready to burn some serious rubber! Redline: F-1 Racer turns your Super NES into a high-performance Formula One race car and hurls you down the track at mind-numbing turbocharged speeds! Pitted against the best drivers in the sport, you..!! compete on 16 of the most perilous and challenging courses on the international brand Prix circuit! But first you..!! have to design your own precision-crafted F-1 racer from the ground up. You'll have your pick of top-of-the-line tires and brakes, high-tech suspension systems and sleek chassis—carefully molding...

Rise of the Robots

Rise of the Robots

3DO Interactive Multiplayer - January 1, 1995

Electrocorp, the world's leading manufacturer and developer of advanced robotics ran the Leader Project to develop a multi-task, ultra-intelligent, self-aware robot to manage every aspect of the factory plant. The end result was the Supervisor Droid, a machine capable of assuming any form and accessing any database. But when an EGO virus infected the Supervisor's self-awareness it started to consider its need above of those of the company, infecting the other robots in the plant and declaring itself their leader. Electrocorp then sent its top-secret ECO32-5 Cyborg to infiltrate the plant and...

Skate Boardin'

Skate Boardin'

Atari 2600

Space Shuttle Project

Space Shuttle Project

Nintendo Entertainment System - November 1, 1991

The object of this video game is to successfully launch and fly one of NASA's historic Space Shuttles. Gameplay is composed of several different types of missions, each broken up into short mini-games. The first part of the game requires the player to activate oxygen and hydrogen pumps as well as get additional crew members into the shuttle within a strict time limit by moving an elevator up and down and avoiding moving bumpers. Then, the player must successfully launch the shuttle into space by performing quick time events that correspond to particular shuttle launch maneuvers such as...

Star Trek Generations: Beyond the Nexus

Star Trek Generations: Beyond the Nexus

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - November 1, 1994

Beyond the Nexus is based on the seventh Star Trek movie and its story: Captains Kirk and Picard must team up to stop a mad scientist from destroying an inhabited planet so that he might reenter the mysterious Nexus energy ribbon. The game has several different playing modes. The first is starship combat: seen from the main screen of the Enterprise (both the -B or the -D version) you navigate the ship through space, firing phasers or photon torpedoes at enemies like Tholians, Klingons and Romulans. Another mode has you navigating the ship to its destination by flying through rectangles in...

Star Trek: Generations: Beyond the Nexus

Star Trek: Generations: Beyond the Nexus

Sega Game Gear - Released - December 1, 1994

Beyond the Nexus is based on the seventh Star Trek movie and its story: Captains Kirk and Picard must team up to stop a mad scientist from destroying an inhabited planet so that he might reenter the mysterious Nexus energy ribbon. The game has several different playing modes. The first is starship combat: seen from the main screen of the Enterprise (both the -B or the -D version) you navigate the ship through space, firing phasers or photon torpedoes at enemies like Tholians, Klingons and Romulans. Another mode has you navigating the ship to its destination by flying through rectangles in...

Star Trek: The Next Generation

Star Trek: The Next Generation

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - June 1, 1993

"THE U.S.S Enterprise is yours to command!" Captain Jean-Luc Picard welcomes you, a top-rated cadet at Starfleet Academy, to the most intense training session you'll ever experience: the Advanced Holodeck Tutorial! The Holodeck's computer simulations put you at the helm of the Galaxy Class Starship Enterprise - all of its power and crew await your orders. You'll embark on a series of missions assigned by your instructor, Captain Picard, but only you can make the life-or-death decisions required of a Starfleet officer. The more successful you are at completing your missions, the higher...

Star Trek: The Next Generation

Star Trek: The Next Generation

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 1, 1993

Star Trek: The Next Generation is divided into a series of missions. Players will start on the main screen of the bridge and from there can access Navigation, Tactical, Operations, Engineering, Transporter Systems and Mission Control. Mini-games are sometimes used to complete certain ship functions (such as rerouting power to the shields).

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Advanced Holodeck Tutorial

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Advanced Holodeck Tutorial

Sega Game Gear - October 1, 1994

In Star Trek: TNG - AHT, the player will partake in a holodeck simulation on the U.S.S. Enterprise as the player must make life or death situations in order to graduate the Starfleet Academy and become a full-fledged officer. The missions are based off of actual Star Trek episodes and range from saving planets inhabitants to fighting against enemy ships. Before each mission, the player will receive a briefing from Capt. Jean-Luc Picard and give commands to fellow officers including Lt. Worf, Commander Riker, Data and La Forge that will effect weapons systems, defense systems, sensors and the...

Super Battletank

Super Battletank

Nintendo Game Boy - April 1, 1994

Brace yourself for one of the most realistic, authentic military gameplaying experiences ever! In Super Batteltank: War in the Gulf, you are an Allied Forces tank commander in charge of the awesome M1A1 battletank, armored warfare champion of Operation Desert Storm. At your disposal is all of the state-of-the-art weaponry that gives the M1A1 its fearsome reputation. Smoke grenades, 7.62mm machine guns, 120mm armor-piercing shells controlled by a laser range-finder. Add to that power a first-person out-of-tank view, blistering sound effects, and spectacular graphics, and you'll feel you're...

Super Battletank 2

Super Battletank 2

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - 1994

The Ultimate Armored Combat Game! Explode across the sands at the helm of the Army's consummate war machine - the M1A2 battletank! With 16 MEGS of incredible realism, SUPER BATTLETANK 2 powers you into a new dimension of video game warfare as you barrel through enemy lines, encountering a more numerous and cunning foe than ever before! Packed with more of the amazing digitized graphics and senses-shattering firepower that made the original Super Battletank: War in the Gulf a runaway bestseller, SUPER BATTLETANK 2 treads where other tank games don't dare, and leaves them in the dust! -...

Super Skateboardin'

Super Skateboardin'

Atari 7800 - Released - 1988

Your Dad got you an after-school job at the factory where he works. You need the money 'cuz being the most radical boarder around means you've got heavy expenses. The job is a skateboarder's dream come true. Miles of halls and tubes to perfect your moves. Just cruise through and turn off all the machines and lights in the factory. Hurry up 'cuz power is leaking out fast! Naturally, there's a catch. You get paid depending on how much power you save. And you've got to be out of the factory by 5:15 pm today. One second more and you'll never make the deadline for entering the...

Title Match Pro Wrestling

Title Match Pro Wrestling

Atari 2600 - January 1, 1987

The screams of the crowd shake the arena as the Title Belt contenders circle one another. Mad Dog makes the first move smashing his fists into Skin Head's chest who gasps for air, then retaliates with a shin cracking kick. Mad Dog growls and grabbing from behind drags Skin Head across the ring whipping him around in an airplane spin; letting go so he flies into the ropes and bounces back to meet Mad Dog's concrete forearm across his neck... a perfectly executed clothesline. Wasting no time Mad Dog elbow drops him. Skin Head's face winces in pain as he fights his way up and staggers to...

Title Match Pro Wrestling

Title Match Pro Wrestling

Atari 7800 - Released - 1989

The screams of the crowd shake the arena as the Title Belt contenders circle one another. Mad Dog makes the first move smashing his fists into Skin Head's chest who gasps for air, then retaliates with a shin cracking kick. Mad Dog growls and grabbing from behind drags Skin Head across the ring whipping him around in an airplane spin; letting go so he flies into the ropes and bounces back to meet Mad Dog's concrete forearm across his neck...a perfectly executed clothesline. Wasting no time Mad Dog elbow drops him. Skin Head's face winces in pain as he fights his way up and staggers...

Tomcat: The F-14 Fighter Simulator

Tomcat: The F-14 Fighter Simulator

Atari 7800 - Released - 1989

Become a F-14 Naval Aviator undergoing seek and destroy missions while dodging and gunning enemy bogeys in deadly dogfights with your 20mm cannon and air-to-air missiles. Your cockpit comes with state of the art technology, courtesy of the U.S. Air Force: Display and main computer, Bogey Alert Indicator, G-Force Indicator, Electronic Counter Measures, and a Cannon Overheat Indicator (yes, it can overheat!)...and if your feeling up to it, give the ol'bird a boost to Mach 1.0! The gameplay like other simulation games consists of taking off, flying, combat and landing. Though most of the...

Tomcat: The F-14 Fighter Simulator

Tomcat: The F-14 Fighter Simulator

Atari 2600

Designed by Dan Kitchen, many of the 2600 versions of this title are actually for the 7800. You can tell the difference by looking at the circuit board (the wider version is for the 7800). Both versions will play in the 7800, but the mislabeled version will not work on the 2600 like it indicates. The game was sold as Fighter Pilot outside of the US.

Toys: Let the Toy Wars Begin!

Toys: Let the Toy Wars Begin!

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - 1993

Toy-Nominate The Enemy! Something is very wrong at the Zevo Toy Factory. It used to be a happy place, where people loved to make innocent little toys for kids of all ages. But times have changed. Now the evil General Zevo's in charge, and he's manufacturing an army of deadly military weapons disguised as toys that threaten to destroy everything Zevo Toys stands for! Doesn't anyone have the courage to stop this power-hungry madman? Leslie Zevo does. He's the General's wacky nephew and he's got a trick or two up his sleeve. Armed with hundreds of Good Toys and novelty items that can hold their...

Toys: Let the Toy Wars Begin!

Toys: Let the Toy Wars Begin!

Sega Genesis - Released - 1993

There are four stages in the entire game, each with their own assortment of enemies such as grenade balloons pogo bears and exploding Elvis dolls, but you also have your own weapons such as race cars, wind-up ducks, bowling balls, water balloons and even pies.

Turn and Burn: No-Fly Zone

Turn and Burn: No-Fly Zone

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - 1994

Take off from your carrier and get ready for 16 MEG supersonic action with TURN AND BURN: NO-FLY ZONE! Strapped into the cockpit of the Navy's sleek and lethal F-14 Tomcat jet fighter, you'll fly blue water operations against a hilly-rotational Mode 7 horizon and search the heavens for your prey with an impressive array of avionic technology! Unparalleled 16-bit sound barrier-blasting dogfights make for a senses-shattering combat simulation that will blow you away! You've never experienced air-to-air battles like these before - unless you've flown the real thing! Daring nighttime carrier...

Turn and Burn: The F-14 Dogfight Simulator

Turn and Burn: The F-14 Dogfight Simulator

Nintendo Game Boy - May 1, 1992

Turn and Burn: The F-14 Dogfight Simulator is a Simulation game, developed by Imagineering Inc and published by Absolute Entertainment, which was released in 1992.

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