Erbe Software

¡Genial!

¡Genial!

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1990

Genial is a Spanish compilation of four games for the ZX Spectrum: • Out Run • ThunderBlade • Vigilante • Jones and the Temple of Doom

10th Frame

10th Frame

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

10th Frame is a ten-pin bowling simulation game created by Access Software in 1986, as a follow-up to the hugely successful Leaderboard golf game. Up to eight players could take part in open bowling or a tournament. There was a choice of 3 different difficulty levels—Kids (in which the ball always went straight), Amateur, and Professional. The scorecard for the current player was displayed above the lane. The player could move left or right on the lane before starting the run-up by holding fire. A target cursor could also be moved, by pushing up and then moving it left or right (pressing...

10th Frame

10th Frame

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1986

10th Frame is a ten-pin bowling simulation game created by Access Software in 1986, as a follow-up to the hugely successful Leaderboard golf game. Up to eight players could take part in open bowling or a tournament. There was a choice of 3 different difficulty levels—Kids (in which the ball always went straight), Amateur, and Professional. The scorecard for the current player was displayed above the lane. The player could move left or right on the lane before starting the run-up by holding fire. A target cursor could also be moved, by pushing up and then moving it left or right (pressing...

1943: The Battle of Midway

1943: The Battle of Midway

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1987

The game is set in the Pacific theater of World War II, off the coast of the Midway Atoll. The goal is to attack the Japanese Air Fleet that bombed the players' American Aircraft Carrier, pursue all Japanese Air and Sea forces, fly through the 16 levels of play, make their way to the Japanese battleship Yamato and destroy her. 11 Levels consist of an Air-to-Sea battle (with a huge battleship or an aircraft carrier as an End-Level Boss), while 5 levels consist of an all-aerial battle against a squadron of Japanese Bombers and a Mother Bomber that needs to be destroyed. As in 1942, players...

4x4 Off-Road Racing

4x4 Off-Road Racing

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1988

As well as recreating off road racing, this game has considerable capability to upgrade your vehicle. There are four choices of vehicle on offer, each of which has its own weight/top-speed/build strength and so on, and thus is suited to different circuits. You can also buy upgrades and repairs, including carrying some spares. There are four completely different types of course, each taking place on a different surface - Mud, Ice, Desert and Mountains. Each of these is littered with hazards, which can either be painstakingly avoided, or driven through (with the resultant risk of damage).

Ace of Aces

Ace of Aces

Microsoft MSX - 1986

Ace of Aces is a combat flight simulator developed by Artech Digital Entertainment in 1986 for many platforms, including the ZX Spectrum, MS-DOS, Atari 7800 and Commodore 64. The game takes place during World War II in which 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. Ace of Aces received mixed reviews but as of 1987, it was the second best-selling Commodore 64 game published by Accolade.

Airborne Ranger

Airborne Ranger

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1988

In this action/simulation game by Microprose the player takes the role of an U.S. Army airborne ranger. These Airborne rangers are dropped behind enemy lines by parachute to perform all kinds of dangerous missions. Gameplay consists of 3 phases: Reading the mission briefing and outfitting 3 supply pods with machine gun ammo, time bombs, first-aid kits, grenades & LAW rockets depending on this briefing. Flying over the mission map in a V-22 Osprey plane to drop your 3 supply pods and parachuting out of the plane yourself. Performing the actual missions and reaching the pick-up point before...

Airwolf 2

Airwolf 2

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1987

Airwolf 2 is a direct sequel to Airwolf, however this side-scrolling shooter's story has even less in common with the popular TV series, as now Stringfellow Hawke has to pilot his ultra-modern helicopter to combat alien invasion, finding new weapons (lasers, missiles) on the way.

Arkanoid

Arkanoid

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

Arkanoid is an arcade game developed by Taito in 1986. It expanded upon Atari's Breakout games of the 1970s by adding power-ups, different types of bricks, a variety of level layouts, and visual layering and depth. The title refers to a doomed "mothership" from which the player's ship, the Vaus, escapes. The player controls the "Vaus", a space vessel that acts as the game's "paddle" which prevents a ball from falling from the playing field, attempting to bounce it against a number of bricks

Aussie Games

Aussie Games

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

A compendium of different games, it includes a boomerang throw, a bellywack competition, an Aussie Rules football punting game, a dry boat race and the infamous skeet shoot. In the skeet shoot game, you have to hit an empty beer can thrown from a moving ute. Success results in the dog, who is riding shotgun in the ute, chundering! “Aussie Games” offered a very tongue in cheek survey of Australian sporting prowess.

Avenger

Avenger

Microsoft MSX - 1986

In the sequel to The Way of the Tiger, Yaemon the Grand Master of Flame is the villain of the piece. He has killed your foster-father Naijish and stolen the Scrolls of Kettsuin. Your quest to recover the scroll and avenge your father's death is viewed from above and superficially resembles Gauntlet. You start outside the Quench Heart Keep, and must initially find enough keys in the grounds and connected buildings to penetrate it, and then kill each of the 3 guards. There are other prey including spiders to fend off - these know how to home in on you. You are armed with a limited number...

Avenger (Gremlin Graphics)

Avenger (Gremlin Graphics)

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1986

In the sequel to The Way of the Tiger, Yaemon the Grand Master of Flame is the villain of the piece. He has killed your foster-father Naijish and stolen the Scrolls of Kettsuin. Your quest to recover the scroll and avenge your father's death is viewed from above and superficially resembles Gauntlet. You start outside the Quench Heart Keep, and must initially find enough keys in the grounds and connected buildings to penetrate it, and then kill each of the 3 guards. There are other prey including spiders to fend off - these know how to home in on you. You are armed with a limited number...

Baal

Baal

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

Baal is a monster who has stolen a war machine. You, as leader of the "Time Warriors" must destroy his minions, collect the war machine pieces (they flash yellow), and destroy Baal. You can use joystick or keyboard.

Bad Dudes

Bad Dudes

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

Bad Dudes is a six-level action game originating in the arcades. The gameplay involving beating a succession of guys to complete the level, then an end-of-level bad guy. The action takes place on two different levels of the screen, which can be jumped across or navigated using ladders. Moves such as punches and kicks are on offer. The control method makes jumping sideways quite tricky.

Batman: The Caped Crusader

Batman: The Caped Crusader

Commodore 64 - Released - September 8, 1988

The Penguin is back, and he’s set himself up as a respectable umbrella merchant. Or has he? Could the umbrella factory be just a cover for his plot to take over the world with an army of robotic penguins? As Batman you must match clues you’ve collected to locate the master computer and – POW! ZAP! CRUNCH! – put an end to the demented sqawkings of that overweight birdbrain. But that’s not all! As soon as you’ve taken care of the Penguin, the Joker pulls off his greatest feat of sleight of hand – he kidnaps Robin! At the scene of the crime, you must gather all the facts. Then, while the trail...

Batman: The Movie

Batman: The Movie

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1989

Based on the 1989-Batman movie. The game consists of five different parts, each resembling well known game types. Part one, the chemical plant: Hunt down Jack Napier who has raided the plant (typical platform action, climb ladders or use "Bat"-rope and shoot at some enemies...). Part two, "Batmobile" (...the car): Joker is chasing you and have to escape to "Bat"-cave. Avoid obstacles like police blocking the road and others. Part three, "Bat"-cave: A puzzle game where you have to find a certain item (belonging to Joker) amongst other items. Part four, "Batjet": Cut the ropes of the balloons...

Black Crown

Black Crown

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

Bop'n Wrestle

Bop'n Wrestle

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

The company behind Way of the Exploding Fist and Fighting Warrior also tried its hand at wrestling, with this game claiming to be the first 3D combat sports game, in which you can avoid the opponent by moving up or down the screen as well as left or right. Like any fighting game worth its salt, the game can be played with one or two players. In one-player mode there are 10 opponents to take on in sequence.

Chase H.Q.

Chase H.Q.

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1989

As an undercover agent of Chase Headquarters, your job is to patrol the streets and track down five criminals. You are given a mission briefing before you start which gives information on the suspect and what car they drive. Then you drive across the city without crashing into other cars, and catch up with the criminal's car. To arrest the suspects, you must keep bumping into their car until it is no longer functional. And you have to do this under a strict time limit. You can't afford to crash into cars or buildings or you waste time getting on the road again. However, once you've caught...

Chess Housers

Chess Housers

MS-DOS - Released - 1993

Chess Housers is a puzzle game from Spain. The player guides a disembodied glove with the ARROW keys through a isometric labyrinth with a checkerboard pattern on the floor and lots of chess pieces placed. The glove has to push (ARROW keys + SPACE bar) this pieces to clear its way to the exit. The pieces move with the same pattern that they have on chess: pawns move forward, horses have an "L"-shaped movement, and so on. The glove can be killed if it is in their path. The chess pieces are set up in small rooms as a series puzzles that must be solved. The game has temporary save points that...

Chicago's 30

Chicago's 30

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1988

You are Eliot, on the trail of the gangsters who dominate Chicago in the 1930s. They lurk in the docks, on the streets and in an alcohol distillery, armed with guns and grenades, and must be taken out. Gameplay is side-view and takes place on a number of vertical levels, with a feel similar to Green Beret. Jump and duck to target and avoid crooks. Later you spend time inside a car, and can lean out of the window to shoot people. Watch out for enemy cars, which can only be destroyed using grenades.

Clive Barker's Night Breed: The Action Game

Clive Barker's Night Breed: The Action Game

Commodore 64 - Released - 1990

This is the first of a planned trilogy of games based on Clive Barker's movie Nightbreed (the second game was Nightbreed: The Interactive Movie, and the third game was never released). This is a side-scrolling action game where Boone must fight his way through Midian, fighting the Sons of the Free and the Berserkers.

Cobras Arc

Cobras Arc

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1986

For centuries the priests of the god Cobra have jealously guarded a fabulous treasure. According to tradition it was hidden in a temple built on a ship, so it could be saved when the great flood came. Now fortune seekers are obsessed with finding the palace of the god Cobra at all costs, but to do so they must first fulfil two objectives: kill Prince Cobra and finish off the wizard. To reach the Cobra Temple you must cross the mountains of Hyrga, skirt the walled city of Greystone, dive into the nomadic city of Vendha in the dangerous desert of Niobia and reach the Cobra Temple Island....

Coliseum

Coliseum

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1988

Benurio, a merchant's son, has fallen foul of the wicked Nerio, chief of the Emperor's Praetorian Guard. Both men are trying to win the affection of the beautiful Calia - but the unscrupulous Nerio has denounced Benurio and forced him to race in the Circus Maximus. However, chariot racing is a rough business and the other participants will try to kill you before the end of the race... You must complete four hazardous races in each of which you'll have to complete four laps, avoiding the obstacles and fighting off your opponents. They will carry weapons of increasing deadliness with which...

Convoy Raider

Convoy Raider

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

Your country is at war and as a Captain of a Battleship you must patrol an inner sea to find and destroy aircraft, missiles, ships and submarines. The main playing screen gives you various options and these include three radars, a map screen, status screen and three types of mini-game icons. The three radars are to track either aircraft, ships or submarines and these are represented by a white dot when they are within range. The map screen has two maps, one a map of the whole area and the other one showing a closer look at your location. On this screen you can control the speed of your ship...

Daley Thompson's Olympic Challenge

Daley Thompson's Olympic Challenge

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

The third licensed game based around the legendary British decathlete did something slightly wider in scope than the basic Games style of play. Before you play the main events you have to train in the gym. Weight-lifting, squats and sit-ups are included, which involve waggling the joystick as fast as you can to fill a displayed bottle of Lucozade (clever bit of product-placement there). The better you do at this, the better you'll fare in the events, which are predominantly waggling-based as well. They include the standard decathlon events of running, jumping and throwing as well as you can....

Darkman

Darkman

Commodore 64 - Released - 1991

Based on the film by Sam Raimi. You play Peyton Westlake, returned from the dead as the many faced "Darkman", seeking your revenge against mobster Robert G.Durant. Live through all the high spots of the movie - the breathtaking helicopter fight sequence - the skyscraper shoot-out - dice with death as you swing into heaving freeway traffic dangling from a helicopter.

Death Sword

Death Sword

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

The evil magician Drax is terrorizing the jeweled city and cast a spell over the beautiful princess Marina who is forced to obey him. From the lands to the north, a hero is sent to help the city and free the princess. He is Gorth, the strongest of the barbarian warriors. With his sword in hand, he has to beat eight of Drax's best warriors and at last the magician himself. He will fight them in the woods, on the mountaintop, in the dungeon... finally reaching Drax's palace itself. This is essentially a one- or two-player fighting game where you control a big barbarian and fight another...

Death Wish 3

Death Wish 3

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1987

The actor Charles Bronson played the iconic role of vigilante Paul Kersey in 5 movies where he takes the law into his own hands when he doesn't get justice and criminals get off. This game is based on Death Wish 3 which came out in 1985. A friend of Kersey in New York has been killed and he takes to the streets to help the police lay waste to gangs that are brutalizing and rioting in the city. He has a bulletproof vest that will protect him from several shots and can wield 4 guns: the 475 Wildey Magnum, shotgun, machine gun, and rocket launcher. Avoid shooting grannies on the streets, mean...

Deflektor

Deflektor

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

There's plenty of reflection in this game, in both senses of the word. That's because this strategic puzzler involves using mirrors to direct a beam of light across a succession of 60 screens. Each mirror has 16 different angles it can be set at, each of which will send the beam around the screen in different ways. Before the exit is activated, all the mines on a screen must be cleared by running the beam over them. There are other devices built into the levels, including teleports and random angle-changers, as well as hazards to avoid (they cause the beam to overheat) and droids which go...

Demolition Mission: The Alleykat Space Racer

Demolition Mission: The Alleykat Space Racer

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

Alleykat (Demolition Mission: The Alleykat Space Racer in North America) is a vertically-scrolling racer with elements of a shoot-em up game. The player, a speeder pilot, strives to become the Alleykat Champion by competing in eight space stadiums scattered around the galaxy. Different races like demolition derbies, time-trials, endurance epics and others feature all kinds of obstacles like rocks, pillars, bridges and hard walls, and several types of enemies race along. The game also features a cooperative two-player-mode.

Desolator

Desolator

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

Desolator is best described as Defender without the little men. What is still there is the fast horizontally scrolling landscape, the green aliens (also known as the Gargoans), the radar and, to a certain extent, the rescue objectives. For lack of humans to rescue, you must instead capture the "Energiser"; an object which certain enemies will try to steal. The game has, just like other Defender-like games, several types of enemies, from the rather dumb basic aliens, to stationary objects with high firepower, and quick hunters which might crash into you. Each level has a specific objective,...

Donkey Kong (Ocean Software)

Donkey Kong (Ocean Software)

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

Released in the arcades in 1981, Donkey Kong was not only Nintendo's first real smash hit for the company, but marked the introduction for two of their most popular mascots: Mario (originally "Jumpman") and Donkey Kong. Donkey Kong is a platform-action game that has Mario scale four different industrial themed levels (construction zone, cement factory, an elevator-themed level, and removing rivets from girders) in an attempt to save the damsel in distress, Pauline, from the big ape before the timer runs out. Once the rivets are removed from the final level, Donkey Kong falls, and the two...

Double Take

Double Take

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

A shoot-em-up game. You are a professor who can fly around. The game play area is divided into different kinds of rooms. There are two parallel universes (the "good" and "bad" - or "modern" and "ancient", if you prefer - versions of the universe), and you get sent from one universe to another at times. Part of the game is to collect items from these mirror worlds that have been swapped, and return them to their correct places, thus restoring the balance. In addition to this, you also need to shoot a lot of aliens before they shoot you, culminating with the fight against the big alien end...

Dragon Ninja

Dragon Ninja

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1988

Bad Dudes is a six-level action game originating in the arcades. The gameplay involving beating a succession of guys to complete the level, then an end-of-level bad guy. The action takes place on two different levels of the screen, which can be jumped across or navigated using ladders. Moves such as punches and kicks are on offer. The control method makes jumping sideways quite tricky.

Drazen Petrovic Basket

Drazen Petrovic Basket

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1989

"Drazen Petrovic Basket" is a game based on the great European basketball player (who dramatically died in a car accident four years later), which develops a basketball competition in the elimination mode, it is, you will start in 1/8 final and according to your results you will continue on the fight for the title or not. An interesting point of the game is that all the teams are composed by five players: one guard, two forwards and two centers, everyone with the typical characteristics of his position and with the possibility of being controlled at every moment. There are also personal...

Drazen Petrovic Basket

Drazen Petrovic Basket

Commodore 64 - Released - 1990

"Drazen Petrovic Basket" is a game based on the great European basketball player (who dramatically died in a car accident four years later), which develops a basketball competition in the elimination mode, it is, you will start in 1/8 final and according to your results you will continue on the fight for the title or not. An interesting point of the game is that all the teams are composed by five players: one guard, two forwards and two centers, everyone with the typical characteristics of his position and with the possibility of being controlled at every moment. There are also personal...

Dyter-07

Dyter-07

Atari ST - Released - 1990

In Dyter-07, Earth is attacked by alien forces. The player mans the advanced attack chopper Dyter-07 to drive them back and rescue scientists on the way. The game has eight levels with two alternating gameplay mechanics. For each of the four tropical islands, the surface has to be cleared at first by flying around in a side-scrolling perspective, reminiscent of Choplifter. Alien opposition can be destroyed by shooting them, but after six hits the helicopter gets destroyed. The basic goal is to destroy a number of robots which are found by using the radar. However, the chopper is not able to...

El Mundo Perdido

El Mundo Perdido

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1988

Thousands of years ago a distant planet, called Sirius, whose civilization possessed knowledge far superior to those of the rest of the universe, he decided to send a ship whose crew had the mission of establishing a base in the planet Earth. Part of the crew was teleported to our planet and the ship placed in its orbit. The Earth was in its Prehistory and the aliens taught the Cave inhabitants many things. The relationships were extraordinary and all the suspicion with which the strange inhabitants of Sirius had been received, soon became thanks and admiration to learn from them from how to...

Emilio Butragueño 2

Emilio Butragueño 2

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1988

"Emilio Butragueño 2" is the sequel to the award-winning Emilio Butragueño Fútbol. This game consists of two parts, which are in fact two games previously released in England under a license from English player Gary Lineker- Gary Lineker's Super Skills and Gary Lineker's Hot-Shot. On the first one, we will practice the basic skills which could be helpful for our aspirations, so in order to improve them we will have to chose difficulty level and then train flexions, displacements (with cones, flags...), ball juggling, dribbling, penalty shots, etc. And finally, on the second part (load),...

Emilio Butragueño Futbol

Emilio Butragueño Futbol

Microsoft MSX - 1988

"NO LOCALITIES" figured in all the ticket offices that surrounded the gigantic stadium. Coaches, trucks of virtually all the televisions in the world, hundreds of cars and an anxious crowd formed a wall impossible to cross. It was not a normal game, nor was it a rock concert. The final of the Soccer World Cup was played that night. The atmosphere was of real expectation, the speakers of the field began to throw unintelligible phrases and a short silence preceded an explosion of joy of all the attendees when the players of the two best teams in the world jumped into the field. The cameras of...

Emilio Butragueño Fútbol 2

Emilio Butragueño Fútbol 2

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1989

"Emilio Butragueño 2" is the sequel to the award-winning Emilio Butragueño Fútbol. Contains two games on two tapes. - Entrenamiento (training) - Competicion These where released a year earlier on other platforms by Gremlin under the respective titles: - Gary Linekers Superskills - Gary Lineker's Hot-Shot! On the first one, we will practice the basic skills which could be helpful for our aspirations, so in order to improve them we will have to chose difficulty level and then train flexions, displacements (with cones, flags...), ball juggling, dribbling, penalty shots, etc. And...

Erbe 88

Erbe 88

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1988

Spanish compilation of 5 games: Chicago's 30 Coliseum Operation Wolf Psycho Pigs U.X.B. Titanic

Fighting Warrior

Fighting Warrior

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1985

Hot on the heels of Exploding Fist comes Melbourne House's Fighting Warrior, yet another beat 'em up in true Exploding Fist style. Fighting Warrior actually has a scenario which places you way back in the early Egyptian empire. You are a bit annoyed about the Pharoah's decision to bury your loved one alive as a sacrifice to the Gods. Acting as any mere near indestructible fighting machine would, you decide to rescue the Princess Thaya from the grisly death that awaits her. To reach the temple where the princess is imprisoned, you have to cross a desert beleaguered with a host of...

Forgotten Worlds

Forgotten Worlds

Commodore 64 - Released - October 2, 1989

Forgotten Worlds features two characters known as The Nameless Ones, who both look like Arnold Schwarzenegger, one even has a mohawk. It's their job to rid the planet of the attacking aliens. Guiding your character around the screen as they fly with jet-packs, guns on full auto, you control a satellite which you rotate around your character for the direction in which your gun is firing. At the end of each level is a boss which needs to be killed to progress. Enemies that have been killed drop money. At the end of every level is a shop where you can buy weapons, armour, items and first-aid...

Future Knight

Future Knight

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

You control Future Knight and your space craft has crashed on a remote and hostile planet and the aliens took your love interest hostage. First you have to find a way out of your huge and maze-like space craft. The aliens have already invaded your space craft and are now wandering through your craft looking for new technology. Use your laser gun to blow them to Kingdom Come. Eventually if you find your way out of the ship you set foot on the planet's surface. Fight and defeat the huge robot aliens and rescue your love interest.

The Games: Summer Edition

The Games: Summer Edition

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

The Games - Summer Edition is the follower of Summer Games II and the last game of the Epyx Games series. Epyx has newly created four events from the forerunners Summer Games I + II and integrated four new events. Together with the two Summer Games titles are The Games a nice collection of olympic events. In contrast to other sports games of this time there was no shaking discipline in this game. For the first time there is also a team mode. The game is designed for up to 8 players. The players get points for the successful finishing of events. For each gold medal you get 5 points, for each...

The Games: Winter Edition

The Games: Winter Edition

Microsoft MSX - June 1, 1988

The Games - Winter Edition is the follower of Winter Games. Epyx has chosen a new selection of events. Some events were already available in Winter Games, while others are new in The Games. Together with the Winter Games is The Games a nice collection of Olympic disciplines. As it was common with sports games of that time, there are some disciplines that call on the player to destroy the joystick by jolting it too much. The game is designed for up to 8 players. The players receive points for successfully ending a discipline. For each gold medal you get 5 points, for each silver medal 3 points...

The Goonies

The Goonies

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1986

The Goonies' goal is to find One-Eyed Willy's Pirate Ship. You must cooperate with Mikey, Brand, Mouth, Data, Stef, Andy and Chunk to find the treasure and save your families' homes from foreclosures. The members of the evil Fratelli gang will try to keep you from reaching the Pirate Ship. Stay out of their way! There are plenty of other perils as you search through the underground chambers: hissing steam, deadly bats, poisonous slime, demonic flying skulls, and a giant octopus add to the challenge. Your objective in each screen is to make the two Goonies work together to solve the puzzle...

Gridtrap

Gridtrap

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1985

Gridtrap is a single screen game where you have to move around a grid of squares to get to bombs to defuse them before a timer reaches zero for each bomb. As you move, any square you move from disappears so careful planning of a route to a bomb needs to be taken into consideration. A boot will also move around the screen that needs avoiding and skulls cannot be landed on but flags can be collected for bonus points. Rows of squares can be moved to make paths if there are no more squares to move on but skulls and flags cannot be moved off screen. If you move off the edge of the screen then...

Gryzor

Gryzor

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1987

Infiltrate the Alien Rebel's headquaters in Konami's smash coin-op game for your home computer. Negotiate the electric force field and then overcome wave upon wave of fanatical guerillas as you make your way inexorably towards their base. Split second timing and nerves of steel are a must for this exciting fun packed program with all the features of the arcade original. The Durrs from the Planet Suna have infiltrated Earth's defensive forces, have set up a strong hold in an uncharted region of our planet and have assembled an atmosphere processing plant (APP) which gives them the facility...

Guerrilla War

Guerrilla War

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

A tropical island (specified as Cuba in the Japanese original) is being oppressed by a dictator, but fortunately one or two brave US soldiers (Ernesto "Che" Guevara in the Japanese version) are on hand to restore justice. March through the rivers, swamps and forests to overthrow the dictator (specified as Batista in Japan) in this evolution of the Commando style. The game scrolls vertically, as you move up the screen shooting enemies, finding good strategic firing points and collecting powerups. As the enemy soldiers come towards you in groups, some care is required when picking them off,...

Gyroscope

Gyroscope

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

Releasing a game which resembles a well-known arcade game before any official license can be released was always a challenge for publishers, and in this case Melbourne House released a game similar to Marble Madness. Controlling a gyroscope, you most navigate your way down a sloping track full of hazards. The viewpoint is in fixed isometric 3D, with hazards including buildings, ramps and drops. The gyroscope accelerates quickly and takes time to slow down, so it is easy to go into a screen too fast. Failing to keep the gyroscope spinning freely as it navigates these costs you one of your seven...

Head over Heels

Head over Heels

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1987

Two distinct characters called Mr Head and Mr Heels are played in this arcade adventure. They are separated at the shoulders but capable of joining together to maximize their abilities in some situations (but reduce them in others, so they can be split again). The game is presented from an isometric perspective, and presents the characters with a number of puzzles involving switches, jumps and climbs. The levels are 3 dimensional, and the characters must collect crowns as they progress. Objects can be picked up and manipulated as necessary.

HKM

HKM

Commodore 64 - Released - August 16, 1989

HE'S THE MEANEST SON OF A SNAKE YOU'VE EVER SEEN! HE'S THE HUMAN KILLING MACHINE CARVE OUT A PATH OF SAVAGE DESTRUCTION AS YOU BATTLE TO STAMP YOUR SUPREMACY OVER A MULTITUDE OF OPPONENTS. Face Igor the Fearless and his rabid dog amongst the sacred Temples of Moscow. Don't be fooled by ladies of the night, Maria and Helga, streetwise and toughened in the seedy underworld of Amsterdam. Match the cunning guile of Miguel, master bullfighter and the unvanquished fighting bull Brutus in the splendid surroundings of the Barcelona bull stag. Trade blows with the awesome Utan Hana and his...

Impossible Mission II

Impossible Mission II

Commodore 64 - Released - July 15, 1988

Impossible Mission II is a direct sequel to Epyx's 1984 game Impossible Mission. The game follows directly from the same plot, with Elvin Atombender seeking revenge, and the player having to stop him. The overall game structure and basic gameplay is mostly similar, but there are a few differences and new features. The game takes place in Elvin's fortress, which consists of nine towers. Each of the eight outer towers has a specific theme, such as computers, automobiles, furniture and so on. Each tower consists of several rooms connected by two vertical corridors with elevators and two...

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1989

As in the movie (and the more famous graphic adventure), your task is to find the Holy Grail. Before this can be done you must find the Cross of Coronado, a shield and a diary. This makes for a four-level arcade adventure combining climbs, exploration (with several routes through each level, and some traps) and puzzles. Indy is armed with his trusty whip to fight off foes, but can also get involved in hand-to-hand combat. The first level takes place in caves underneath Colorado, before you reach a moving circus train strewn with traps, a Zeppelin which is full of guards and ladders, and...

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1987

The computer versions of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom are conversions of the Atari arcade game based on the second movie in the series. As Indy, the player must complete several cycles of the following three types of levels: Mine level: Whip your way through a mine in order to free children that are held captive. Use your whip to swing across chasms, climb ladders, ride along conveyor belts and defend yourself against attacks from Thuggee guards, bats, snakes and the fireball-throwing Mola ram. Escape with the mine cart after you've freed all children. Mine cart level: Pick the...

Jack the Nipper

Jack the Nipper

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

Jack the Nipper is a platform game that contains 50 screens packed with action. Jack is an evil and wicked toddler. You play Jack and you have to cause as much trouble without being penalized for it. To see how naughty you've been there is a naughtyometer at the bottom of the screen. To cause some mayhem Jack must jump on things, pick up objects and drop those at places where they cause the most trouble to grown-ups. The various objects can be found all over town and at Jack's home. The game starts at Jack's home but Jack can walk out the door and go into town to, for example, blow up...

Jaws

Jaws

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1989

As Amity Island's Police Chief Brodie, it is your responsibility to stop the lethal shark Jaws from killing the residents and tourists. The Mayor is keeping an eye on you, and wants the job done as quickly and cheaply as possible. Unfortunately, the main weapon which must be used to finally kill Jaws has been broken into four pieces, which are located along the sea bed in different places. As you explore the 150-plus screens of the game, you must shoot the other fish - some can be shot using your standard weapon, while others (those which flash) must be shot using special limited...

Jaws (Screen 7)

Jaws (Screen 7)

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

As Amity Island's Police Chief Brodie, it is your responsibility to stop the lethal shark Jaws from killing the residents and tourists. The Mayor is keeping an eye on you, and wants the job done as quickly and cheaply as possible. Unfortunately, the main weapon which must be used to finally kill Jaws has been broken into four pieces, which are located along the sea bed in different places. As you explore the 150-plus screens of the game, you must shoot the other fish - some can be shot using your standard weapon, while others (those which flash) must be shot using special limited bullets. You...

Kennedy Approach

Kennedy Approach

Commodore 64 - Released - January 1, 1985

The player assumes the role of a controller in a Terminal Radar Approach Control, giving instructions to aircraft so that they can safely land, as well as take off and enter their correct flight corridors. The purpose of the game is to manage the flights that are presented to the player without the flights being delayed or exiting/landing in the wrong location. The aircraft either come flying in on the screen and have preset exit or landing points or show up as wanting to take off with an exit point. It is the player's job to determine the route each aircraft flies and when they may land or...

Klax

Klax

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1990

An action/puzzle game, the object is to catch assorted color falling tiles and create rows, columns, or diagonals of a single color. Each level requires a different pattern to be made, and the tiles fall faster, more at a time, and in an increasing number of colors as the game progresses.

Knight Lore

Knight Lore

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

Our hero must reach Melkhior, a somewhat eccentric wizard who is the only one who can save him. As with most Ultimate titles of the day, reaching him is a long and treacherous challenge, involving both puzzle-solving and action, meaning that each screen requires thorough planning and precise navigation. The game uses the isometric viewpoint in a manner similar to the later Head Over Heels, using monochrome but detailed graphics and techniques to avoid flickering sprites. The game lasts for 40 days and nights - at night your character turns into a werewolf. Ultimate's individual style of...

Knight Lore

Knight Lore

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1985

Our hero must reach Melkhior, a somewhat eccentric wizard who is the only one who can save him. As with most Ultimate titles of the day, reaching him is a long and treacherous challenge, involving both puzzle-solving and action, meaning that each screen requires thorough planning and precise navigation. The game uses the isometric viewpoint in a manner similar to the later Head Over Heels, using monochrome but detailed graphics and techniques to avoid flickering sprites. The game lasts for 40 days and nights - at night your character turns into a werewolf. Ultimate's individual style of...

Knight Rider

Knight Rider

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1986

Michael Knight and his amazing talking car KITT have received news of a nationwide terrorist plot to bring about the destruction of America, so they must save the day. Based on the hit 1980s TV show, the game has several quests to choose from, such as foiling the assassination of the President or locating the terrorists' hidden bomb supply, and two different styles of gameplay; a basic driving game where you can control either the handling of the car or the shooting down of enemy helicopters (the computer controls the other), and an overhead-viewed stealth-type game for when you are inside...

Krakout

Krakout

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1987

Arkanoid-style Breakout clone, which unlike most other similar games has the bat on the side of the screen (there is a left/right option) instead of at the bottom. There are 100 screens to be conquered. There are a number of types of special bricks, but unlike e.g. Arkanoid, they do not fall towards the bat. Instead, when you hit a special brick, it flips to show a letter. E.g. E (Extend bat), C (Catch ball), M (Missile), B (Bomb, explodes when hit by ball, clearing a number of bricks) and X (Extra life). Extra lives are also awarded when the player scores 10,000 points. The...

L.E.D. Storm

L.E.D. Storm

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

By 2011, the only way to travel at top speed is on skyways build high above the ground. These become popular with boy-racers and general speed freaks pretty soon, and that's why you're aiming to hurtle across them in this arcade conversion. The road scrolls vertically, with some moderately sharp bends in a manner similar to Spy Hunter You have a jump device to clear the many jumps, or to land onto and flatten the other maniacs who line the road. You must choose which path to follow at OutRun-style forks in the road. The roads contain bonus tags including bonus points, a battering ram to make...

Las Tres Luces de Glaurung

Las Tres Luces de Glaurung

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

Three star stones have been hidden in locked treasure chests within a castle inhabited by dragons, guards, spiders, tarantulas wizards and the like. Battle Hero Redham is brave enough to take on such a task, and it is only by obtaining these that he can rescue Taleria. Although Redham is armed with a small supply of daggers (more can be collected), these can only be fired while he is stationary, and the graphics are drawn large so that not much is seen on each screen. This means that a lot of advance route-planning is required, although most creatures can be killed by landing on their heads...

Las Tres Luces de Glaurung

Las Tres Luces de Glaurung

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1986

Three star stones have been hidden in locked treasure chests within a castle inhabited by dragons, guards, spiders, tarantulas wizards and the like. Battle Hero Redham is brave enough to take on such a task, and it is only by obtaining these that he can rescue Taleria. Although Redham is armed with a small supply of daggers (more can be collected), these can only be fired while he is stationary, and the graphics are drawn large so that not much is seen on each screen. This means that a lot of advance route-planning is required, although most creatures can be killed by landing on their heads...

Leader Board: Pro Golf Simulator

Leader Board: Pro Golf Simulator

Commodore 64 - Released - February 3, 1986

Access' long line of golf simulations started with Leader Board. Hold down the fire button to set the pace, then press it for hook and slice if needed. Greens are sloped, so be sure to factor this in. Four 18-hole courses are provided, and a 4-round match can consist of any combination of these, with up to 4 players joining in. There are three skill levels - novice players just have to hit the ball at the right speed in the right direction with the right club. Amateurs must be precise with the snap, to set the desired level of hook or slice - conventional wisdom in golf is to work on...

Lorna

Lorna

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1990

Help Lorna, famous and sexy spanish comic heroine by Azpiri, rescue her robot trough five levels filled with inspired enemies. Beautiful graphics and gorgeous animations from the golden age of Spanish software.

Lorna

Lorna

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1990

Lorna is the typical sexy heroine who fights against the foreign aliens in a distant place. This game follows the standard style of "go ahead and kill all anything that interpose on your way", those "friends" that will want to complicate your existence will be a varied mutant monsters, and, to defend yourself, you will be able to use hand-to-hand attack techniques, and if you prefer, you can use your always effective assault-rifle. This game is based on the popular Alfonso Aspiriz's comic book.

Lorna

Lorna

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1990

Lorna is the typical sexy heroine who fights against the foreign aliens in a distant place. This game follows the standard style of "go ahead and kill all anything that interpose on your way", those "friends" that will want to complicate your existence will be a varied mutant monsters, and, to defend yourself, you will be able to use hand-to-hand attack techniques, and if you prefer, you can use your always effective assault-rifle. This game is based on the popular Alfonso Aspiriz's comic book.

Lorna

Lorna

MS-DOS - Released - 1990

Lorna is the typical sexy heroine who fights against the foreign aliens in a distant place. This game follows the standard style of "go ahead and kill all anything that interpose on your way", those "friends" that will want to complicate your existence will be a varied mutant monsters, and, to defend yourself, you will be able to use hand-to-hand attack techniques, and if you prefer, you can use your always effective assault-rifle. This game is based on the popular Alfonso Aspiriz's comic book.

Mad Mix 2: en el Castillo de los Fantasmas

Mad Mix 2: en el Castillo de los Fantasmas

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1990

Peace had arrived finally at "Cocovillage" thanks to the good work made by Mad Mix, who had become the worthy successor of his grandfather. But the nightmare had still not finished, because a few miles away, in the town of his cousin Ope, "Cococastle" (a place crowned by a phantasmagoric Castle), it was happening a strange phenomena. All the indications made think that a "coco", survivor of "Cocovillage", had converted the Castle into his dwelling, establishing in addition a maleficent alliance with the sinister inhabitants from that place. The terror had seized the inhabitants of...

Mad Mix Game

Mad Mix Game

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1988

Mad Mix is a Pac-Man variant, with a typical bird's eye view for each level and pellets you must eat in order to get to the next stages. Navigate the maze you're trapped in and gobble up food while trying to avoid the ghosts that are chasing you. As a Pac-Man variant, there are some changes made to distinguish itself. Some levels offer transformative powers. These include being turned into a hippopotamus - which allows you to step on ghosts - and a vacuum cleaner - to clean up pellets corrupted by a wandering enemy. On some levels, you can also briefly turn the protagonist into a spaceship...

Mapgame

Mapgame

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1985

Mapgame

Mapgame

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1985

If you're a fan of the amazing world of spanish geography, this is your game. A simple concept: fifteen questions about many geography features, like rivers, tributaries, mountains, ranges, plus provinces and autonomous regions. Any question has four answers and you must choose the correct one. Your score increases when guessing and decrease when failing. A game for up to 4 players. Apart from the game, the program includes an option to look up all the features in every map. Very good graphics.

Mario Bros (Ocean)

Mario Bros (Ocean)

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

This is the Ocean version of Mario Bros. It must keep this name "Mario Bros (Ocean)" to stay separate from the Atari version in LaunchBox. Mario and Luigi are doing some underground plumbing when all sorts of weird creatures come flying out of the pipes. Turtles, crabs - even fighterflies - attack the helpless Mario Bros. It's up to you to kick, punch, and knock out these sewer pests before time runs out! But beware. Just when you think you got rid of them, they come back for more! Play against the computer, or with a friend - either way, this is one underground classic you'll want to play...

MASK Two Two

MASK Two Two

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1987

MASK II is a single player side scrolling shoot-em-up and is the second game in the M.A.S.K (Mobile Armored Strike Kommand) series that was based on a TV series / comic / toy license of the mid 1980's. The M.A.S.K organisation is once again battling the bad guys in the form of the criminal V.E.N.O.M. (Vicious Evil Network of Mayhem) organisation in their transformer like vehicles. In each mission the player starts by selecting three M.A.S.K. agents. These should be chosen with care as the agents drive different vehicles and completing each mission will require having the right agent and their...

Metropolis

Metropolis

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1989

Metropolis is a game inspired by Trojan, the coin-op arcade game made by Capcom. Something that differentiates it from other beat 'em ups of the time, is the fact that you will have to defeat all your enemies with a sword, and also protect yourself with a shield. The argument takes us to a futuristic city devastated after a nuclear disaster, where the law of the strongest prevails. The protagonist (Geitor), controlled by the player, is in charge of pacifying the city. For this, you must go around the city to the headquarters of the Townsman to lead a revolt that would bring you to power and...

Metropolis (ERBE/Topo Soft)

Metropolis (ERBE/Topo Soft)

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

Metropolis is a game inspired by Trojan, the coin-op arcade game made by Capcom. Something that differentiates it from other beat 'em ups of the time, is the fact that you will have to defeat all your enemies with a sword, and also protect yourself with a shield. The argument takes us to a futuristic city devastated after a nuclear disaster, where the law of the strongest prevails. The protagonist (Geitor), controlled by the player, is in charge of pacifying the city. For this, you must go around the city to the headquarters of the Townsman to lead a revolt that would bring you to power and...

Michael Jackson: Moonwalker

Michael Jackson: Moonwalker

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1989

Moonwalker is broken up into 4 levels. The first level has you walking around avoiding fans trying to find parts of a rabbit costume needed to disguise yourself from your fans. You then need to find the waiting motorbike to escape to level 2 - Michaelsville. Here you need to find orbs which transform your bike into the glittering Stratus car able to leap barriers. If you get far enough you escape via a jetski. Level 3 has you defending yourself in Club 30 against Mr Big's task force. And the final level has you in an arena fighting Mr Big's Storm Troopers and plasma cannon as Moonwalker...

Microprose Soccer

Microprose Soccer

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1989

Arcade-style soccer game. It has two different parts: Indoor and Outdoor. The Outdoor game is the normal European soccer. You may play single matches, league or tournament (world championships). Optional features are: weather effects, replays, customizable game length. Some quite funny movements and shots are available (e.g. banana flanks). The Indoor game has US soccer teams and plays on a much smaller field. It has different rules compared to outdoor soccer. You can play single matches, league and All Star tournament. The same movements and shots can be made, sometimes with even funnier...

Mystical

Mystical

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1991

Acquiring the title of Supreme Magician, you should travel from the Marsh of Eternal Stench to the Garden of Eden, facing danger and humour, and trying to survive the deluge of monsters, thoroughly determined to stop you! In this vertical scrolling action you should avoid the contact with enemies and their attacks, or eliminate them. You may move on the screen in four directions, collect the items, drink potions and read the scrolls to acquire the certain magical powers. The powers such as firebolts or genie assistant varies as well as your enemies such as monks, doctors, and walking trees,...

Nemesis the Warlock

Nemesis the Warlock

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1987

2000AD hero Nemesis must defeat the evil Torquemada, the Grand Master of Termight, and the hordes of Terminators he has dispatched. The game is set on a succession of 30 single-screen levels comprising of networks of platforms. You are armed with a gun (with limited ammunition) and a sword, and must kill a set amount of Terminators on each level. Terminators follow a set pattern, so you can work out which ledges they will reach next. Dead Terminators remain on the screen - when you are not doing well, Torquemada can sometimes turn these into vicious scythe-wielding zombies.

Operation Wolf

Operation Wolf

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1988

You have been recruited for Operation Wolf, a desperate attempt to rescue prisoners from the enemy. Through a series of missions, you'll engage a variety of enemies, from soldiers to ninjas, patrol boats to helicopters, and more. Can you carry the day? Operation Wolf is an arcade game by Taito. It is essentially a bitmapped "rail-shooter", where you basically hold the gun and shoot just about everything that moves, while conserving your ammo and grenades. Shoot ammo/grenades and healing items on the screen to "pick them up". Your primary machine gun can kill everything if you hit it enough...

Perico Delgado Maillot Amarillo

Perico Delgado Maillot Amarillo

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1989

Perico Delgado Maillot Amarillo, a game based on the Spanish champion, was one of the first cycling simulators that reproduced accurately the ups and downs of one of the hardest sports. Here you can run in a singular test (after seeing the informative track profile), divided each one in four completely different parts and in which your reflections will be continuously put on approval. Try to start the race in first position and obtain a perfect rate in your pedaling, at the same way you avoid the dangerous fans in smooth land; run in the hardest of the mountain ports in continuous struggle...

Perico Delgado: Maillot Amarillo

Perico Delgado: Maillot Amarillo

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1989

Perico Delgado: Maillot Amarillo, a game based on the Spanish champion, was one of the first cycling simulators that reproduced accurately the ups and downs of one of the hardest sports. Here you can run in a singular test (after seeing the informative track profile), divided each one in four completely different parts and in which your reflections will be continuously put on approval. Try to start the race in first position and obtain a perfect rate in your pedaling, at the same way you avoid the dangerous fans in smooth land; run in the hardest of the mountain ports in continuous struggle...

Pictionary: The Game of Quick Draw

Pictionary: The Game of Quick Draw

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1989

Based on the board game, the object is guess a word or phrase based on a drawing. There are five categories - Person/Place/Animal, Object, Action, a category of difficult puzzles, and an All Play category. The amount of time to guess an answer can be altered. These drawings are done using a cut-down variant of a paint package, which you can practice with to get your drawing skills up to scratch. You are not limited to freehand drawing - lines, boxes, circles and curves can be drawn, with variable ink colours and line thickness. After each question the game will tell you the answer and ask...

Rad Warrior

Rad Warrior

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

In 2086, civilization destroys itself in a nuclear Armageddon, as two factions who both develop an anti-radiation battlesuit completely immune to conventional weapons go to war against each other when diplomatic peace talks break down. In the following millennia, the survivors develop into a hardy but peaceful race, living a quiet agricultural existence. One day, mysterious alien forces emerge from an old volcano containing a prewar military base and attack, quickly conquering and enslaving the new breed of humans, and forcing the populace to work in mines. Many rebel against the mysterious...

Rambo III

Rambo III

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1988

Rambo's mission is set deep in Afghanistan, in the days when the Soviets occupied it, and America was putting this right (we won't mention who they enlisted to do so). Colonel Trautman has been kidnapped by the Soviets, and you've gone in there to rescuing him. Doing so is a three-part operation approximately following the plot of the film. In the first part, you explore the building Trautman could be in, through a top-down view of the building. It is heavily protected by infra-red security beams, which when activated unleash the enemies. The locations of the beams are only apparent if you...

Rambo: First Blood Part II

Rambo: First Blood Part II

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

Rambo must tranverse six zones from bottom to top while defending against waves of enemies, ending with a boss at the end of the stage. Rambo is armed with a machinegun that can only shoot upwards, left and right, as well as in diagonal between the mentioned directions. He also counts with explosive arrows that are limited in quantity but can be shot in eight directions.

Ramparts

Ramparts

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1987

Not to be confused with Atari Games' Rampart, Ramparts is in fact a clone of Bally Midways' Rampage, but with a medieval theme, and players are giant knights instead of monsters. The game is for one or two players simultaneously, and each has the opportunity to enter in a five-character name before play begins, which will subsequently be displayed next to individual scores during play. The game takes place on a single screen, where the player(s) can move left and right on one foreground plane, and the object is to destroy a castle, each phase, by scaling and punching the individual...

Renegade III: The Final Chapter

Renegade III: The Final Chapter

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1989

Renegade III was the third and last in the Imagine's series, based on the original coin-op by Taito. The hero's girlfriend has been beamed into the future, while the man himself has been sent back into prehistory. This sets the scene for a sideways scrolling arena combat game, where the player fights in various time periods. The settings varied from Egyptian and medieval, to a futuristic level. As such, gone are the attacks of street gangs from the first two iterations of the series, replaced by assailants such as knights in armor and robots. In each level you have six minutes to reach the...

Robocop

Robocop

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1988

Based on the 1987 movie of the same name, Patrolman Alex Murphy was killed on the streets of Detroit. The major corporation there, Omni Consumer Products (OCP) saw an opportunity to sell a new kind of law enforcement officer to the troubled city. They took what was left of Murphy, encased it in titanium armor, wiped his memory and created RoboCop. Now it's up to RoboCop to clean the streets of Detroit and eliminate the one responsible for his murder, Clarence Boddicker. But it looks like Clarence might not be the kingpin of this town... Ocean's version of RoboCop for 8-bit machines loosely...

Rock'n Roller

Rock'n Roller

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1988

Rock'n Roller is a game similar to the game Rally X, in Rock'N Roller the player takes control of a buggy, that must find, in each of the 30 stages, the six parts of a prototype car, that are hidden in the stages. In each stage there are three enemy types: speed cars, armed jeeps, and a giant helicopter equipped with missiles. Additionally there are varied traps (like dangerous bridges, oil spots, mines, red semaphores, etc.) that must be avoided and a limited amount of fuel that must be taken into consideration.

Rolling Thunder

Rolling Thunder

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1988

Rolling Thunder (ローリングサンダー Rōringu Sandā) is a side-scrolling action game produced by Namco (now known as Bandai Namco Entertainment) originally released in as a coin-operated arcade game which ran on the Namco System 86 hardware. It was distributed internationally outside Japan by Atari Games. The player takes control of a secret agent who must rescue his female partner from a terrorist organization. Rolling Thunder was released for various computer platforms in 1987 and the Family Computer and Nintendo Entertainment System in 1989. The original arcade game has also been included in various...

Rush'n Attack

Rush'n Attack

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

The player takes on the role of a United States special operations soldier infiltrating an enemy military base in order to save several POW's from being executed by firing squad. There are four stages: a Marshaling Area, a Harbor, an Air Base and a Siberian POW Camp. The omnipresent knife can be supplemented with captured arms. By killing certain enemy soldiers, the player can obtain a three-shot flamethrower, a four-shot RPG, or a three-pack of hand grenades. At the end of each stage, the player will face a unique group of enemies specific to that stage.

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