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After Burner

After Burner

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1988

After Burner (???????? Afuta Bana?) is a 1987 combat flight simulator arcade game by Sega AM2.[1] It is one of the first games designed by Yu Suzuki. The player flew an F-14 using a specialized joystick (with moving seat, in some installations), and the game spawned several sequels. The game allows the player to control a F-14 Tomcat jet, which must destroy a series of enemy jets throughout 18 stages. At the start of the game, the player takes off from an aircraft carrier called the SEGA Enterprise, which shares a similar name to the one used in the 1986 film Top Gun. In the arcade...

Altered Beast

Altered Beast

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1989

Altered Beast (??? Juoki?, lit. "Beast King's Chronicle") is a 1988 beat 'em up arcade game developed and manufactured by Sega. The game is set in Ancient Greece, and follows a centurion who is resurrected by Zeus to rescue his daughter Athena, and to do so becomes able to turn into beasts such as the werewolf with the use of power-ups. After its initial arcade release, it was ported to several home video game consoles and home computers, including the Mega Drive/Genesis, for which it was a pack-in game.

Bakugan: Battle Brawlers

Bakugan: Battle Brawlers

Nintendo Wii - Released - October 20, 2009

The world of Bakugan comes alive! The 6 unique arenas burst with incredible action, and new play mechanics take the Bakugan experience beyond cartoons and board games to a whole new level! Based on the wildly popular card game and television show, Bakugan: Battle Brawlers, is a video game experience requiring skill, strategy and imagination. Featuring a fierce assortment monsters, uncanny powers and amazing environments in an alternate dimension called Vestroia, the game lets you and your own unique Bakugan join forces with Dan and his fellow Brawlers as they battle to save Vestroia and...

Chopper (John Van Ryzin)

Chopper (John Van Ryzin)

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

sample of "Garry Kitchen's GameMaker" Hubschrauber - Ballerspiel

Covert Ops: Nuclear Dawn

Covert Ops: Nuclear Dawn

Sony Playstation - Released - January 27, 2000

Covert Ops: Nuclear Dawn, otherwise known as Chase the Express (チェイス・ザ・エクスプレス, Cheisu Za Ekusupuresu), is a video game created by Sugar & Rockets for the PlayStation, and released in 2000. On March 16, 2000 Activision announced that they had acquired the North American publishing rights to Sony Computer Entertainment's Japanese action-adventure game, Chase The Express. The game was then renamed Covert Ops: Nuclear Dawn for the North American market.

Dark Reign: Rise of the Shadowhand

Dark Reign: Rise of the Shadowhand

Windows - 1998

When a stray Freedom Guard transport stumbles upon a secret Imperium research base in a remote system at the edge of the galaxy, they find a possible genetic cure for the mark which controls their lives. But the Freedom Guard must master a new species of semi-intelligent animals and battle a force of the Imperium’s secret intelligence organization to succeed… The expansion includes a new campaign and new maps and units. It also features two new sides, Xenites and Shadowhand, bringing the total number of playable races to 4. Each contains its own unique units and buildings. The Imperium and...

Dark Reign: The Future of War

Dark Reign: The Future of War

Windows - August 31, 1997

The game takes place in the distant future. The player takes the role of a survivor of a faction of humans known as the Tograns, whose society was decimated after their homeworld became engulfed in the civil war between the Freedom Guard and the Imperium (who were once both the Sprawlers and the Jovian Detention Authority (JDA) from Dark Reign 2 respectively). As one of the last remaining Tograns that set off in hopes they might find a new refuge to rebuild and carry on the words of Alpheus Togra (a famous research scientist and philosopher), the player is presented with an opportunity to go...

Dragon Breed

Dragon Breed

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1990

Dragon Breed (???????? Doragon Burido?) is a horizontally scrolling shoot-em-up arcade game produced by Irem in 1989. It ran on M72 and M81 hardware, and was converted to several home computer platforms by Activision in 1990. Kayus became the King of the Agamen Empire when he was just 15 years old. Those who dissatisfied with his enthronement conspired to break the seal confining the King of Darkness, Zambaquous, to seize the kingdom with the black power. Thus, wind was filled with miasma and the ground rotted, gradually turning into darkness. Young King Kayus, stop the recovery of darkness...

Dynamite Düx

Dynamite Düx

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1989

Side-scrolling beat 'em ups in which you must rescue a trapped female friend are nothing unusual. Being able to use direct-combat moves as well as collecting bonus weapons, and food for energy recharging, is pretty typical as well. Games of this type that were converted from the arcade to home computers are particularly commonplace - Renegade and the Double Dragon series are famous examples. Where this one stands out, however, is the setting of your character as a duck called Bin, and with motion having a clear waddling appearance. The enemies to fight are all from the animal kingdom, but...

Enduro Racer

Enduro Racer

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1988

Enduro Racer (エンデューロレーサー) is an arcade game from Sega. It was released in 1986 with either a stand up cabinet with handlebars or a full-sized dirt bike on the cabinet itself. Many people see it as essentially the dirt version of Hang-On, as it uses a similar engine and PCB. The game was released for the Master System in 1987, the ZX Spectrum and Commodore 64 in 1988. and Amstrad CPC and Atari ST in 1989. Gameplay: The player rides a dirt bike through five stages and must avoid other riders as well rocks and trees. They can also jump over them with assist from the logs. Players could...

Fighter Bomber

Fighter Bomber

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1990

Prepare for the most exciting flight simulation you've ever experienced and enter the world of 3D as you've never seen it before! In FIGHTER BOMBER feel the thrill and reality of flying the world's most advanced military hardware and classic jet aircraft of our time. You'll be at the controls of devastatingly powerful machines, each responding just like the real thing. Master up to seven of the featured aircraft and enter the Strategic Air Command's annual bombing competition, where the action takes place in the skies above South Dakota, North Dakota, Wyoming and Montana. FIGHTER BOMBER...

Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1984

Based on the 1984 film of the same name, the Ghostbusters are the ones to call to "bust" any ghost hauntings. They do this through the use of nuclear-accelerated "proton packs" and "ghost traps", whereby the ghosts can be captured and transferred to a secure storage facility at their Headquarters. However New York City has suddenly become a very haunted place, and the number of ghosts has suddenly and dramatically increased. The Ghostbusters must reduce the paranormal psychokinetic energy, the "PK level" in the city, which represents ghost power, before the Temple of Zuul awakens and...

Ghostbusters II

Ghostbusters II

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1989

THEY'RE BACK! Pretty As A Picture, Mean As The Devil. Weird things happen... The slime is on the rise. The Titanic has arrived. And after 300 years, Vigo the Carpathian won't stay dead. Who you gonna call? Get your bustin' business back on its feet. Hit the streets in your Ectomobile. Go underground to discover a river of slime... and rise above it all with the Statue of Liberty. All to turn evil to good and defeat Vigo at the Museum of Art. Action, adventure, strategy challenges - and great laughs. Gostbusters II.

Guitar Hero: Smash Hits

Guitar Hero: Smash Hits

Nintendo Wii - Released - June 16, 2009

Guitar Hero Smash Hits (titled Guitar Hero Greatest Hits in Europe and Australia) is a music rhythm game and the fourth expansion game to the Guitar Hero series. The game features 48 songs originally featured in five previous games in the series—Guitar Hero, Guitar Hero II, Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock and Guitar Hero: Aerosmith—redesigning the songs to be based on master recordings and to include support for full band play first introduced to the series in Guitar Hero World Tour. The game was developed by Beenox, published by Activision and distributed...

Hammerfist

Hammerfist

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1990

Hammerfist is a side-scrolling beat 'em up video game developed by Vivid Image and released in 1990 for the Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC and ZX Spectrum.

Hot Rod

Hot Rod

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1990

Hot Rod is a top-view racing game influenced by Super Sprint, in which three miniature cars race to complete a race as quickly as possible, by rotating, accelerating and braking at the right moments. You start with limited fuel, but more can be collected as you cover the track. Hitting hazards can cause your car to explode, thus costing time as it is replaced. Unusually the racetracks are linear rather than lap-based, so each round involves covering a section of track once. After each race, you can purchase upgrades at the shop, depending on how much money you earned in the previous...

Knightmare

Knightmare

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1987

Knightmare is a computer game released by Activision in 1987 for various 8 and 16-bit computer formats. including ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and Atari ST. It was written by Mev Dinc, J.P. Dean, E.M. Dean and Nick Cooke, and is based on the Anglia Television show Knightmare. Knightmare was the first of two licensed games based on the show. Four years later, Mindscape would release an entirely different game (also called Knightmare) for the ST and Amiga formats only. The player is trapped in a dungeon and must attempt to escape by solving various puzzles. Casting spells is also...

Koronis Rift

Koronis Rift

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1987

You play as a techno scavenger in the year 2049, exploring the Koronis Rift, in one of Lucasfilms earliest games. The Ancients abandoned the planet, leaving behind many different artifacts and ships, which you can loot. Send your droid to retrieve modules and try to figure out what the ancient technology is for. It could be batteries, shields or even weapons, to help you fight the trigger-happy saucers that want you dead. The game uses fractal graphics, the terrain is vast and detailed, and the story behind it is quite complex, considering the type of game.

Little Computer People

Little Computer People

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1987

Little Computer People can be described as the "mother" of The Sims. When you load the game for the first time and personalise it with your name you'll see a house with several rooms like a kitchen, living room, bed room, etc. After some time of waiting a little person will appear and check out the house with all its rooms to see if he likes it. If he likes it, he will move in shortly and bring his dog along with him.

Monkey Mischief! Party Time

Monkey Mischief! Party Time

Nintendo Wii - Released - November 28, 2008

The zoo keeper has left for the day and the monkeys are up to no good! It's all out mayhem and no one...including the hippos are safe from a little "monkey mischief" at this zoo!

Rampage

Rampage

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1988

It seemed like any other day at the Greaseburger Fast Food Emporium — but three unlucky customers were to get something even nastier than usual in their Big Mucks. If only the company's Research Division hadn't accidentally shipped some of the experimental food additives... A wave of nausea, a foul aftertaste, chronic indigestion: everything was normal until George, Lizzie and Ralph ripped out of their clothing and into designer fur and scales. Life isn't fun as a fifty-foot gorilla, Lizard or Wolfman — and soon everyone's going to find out how angry they are! Up to three people can play,...

The Real Ghostbusters

The Real Ghostbusters

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1989

After the success of the Ghostbusters film (and indeed of the licensed game from Activision) a cartoon TV series was created, which this game is based on. The player controls a Ghostbuster, who has 10 levels full of ghosts to clear up. This is done by first shooting the ghosts using a gun, and then by using a photon beam (by holding down the fire button) to suck them in for storage in the backpack. Photon recharges can be collected, as can the potential for an improved shot, as well as a shield. The Ghostbusters mascot Slimer also appears as a power-up, which hovers around the player's...

Sailing

Sailing

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1987

In Sailing, the player participates in a sailing league with the goal to reach the top. Each event has the same basic procedure: the player challenges another boat, up to two places above in the league ranking, to a race and based on the opponent's ship and the weather report, there are various changes to the own ship to be made, e.g. the overall length or the hull material. Before beginning a new league, the player chooses a skill level which determines the starting place in the ranking and therefore the difficulty level of the next opponents. The races itself take place from a...

SDI: Strategic Defense Initiative

SDI: Strategic Defense Initiative

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1988

SDI: Strategic Defense Initiative is based around classic-style shoot 'em up action. It puts you in control of a satellite which must ensure that the wave of bombs aimed for the United States do not hit. Direction of motion and direction of fire are controlled independently - on the 16-bit versions you rotate the mouse left and right to direct the targeting, move it up and down to increase the range, and use the joystick to move the satellite and thus avoid any contact. Each level is split into defensive and offensive stages. On defensive levels you must stop each unit as it heads towards...

Sonic Boom

Sonic Boom

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1990

Sonic Boom is an arcade game shoot 'em up with a vertically-scrolling perspective in which the player is a US pilot, armed with the super-powerful Sonic Boom aircraft. Players must face six levels of cannon-fodder enemies in order to prevent the world being destroyed, but has 5 continues with 3 lives each to make use of. There is a boss at the end of each level which must be beaten in a time limit in order to progress. Most enemies are aircraft, but there are also tanks, trains, and turret installations to wipe out. Defeated waves of enemies reveal improved weaponry and other bonuses.

Space Shuttle: A Journey into Space

Space Shuttle: A Journey into Space

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1984

Space Shuttle is a simulation game where you are the pilot of space shuttle Discovery. Your goal is to launch the Discovery, establish an orbit around the Earth, open the cargo bay doors and recover a satellite to perform repairs, and finally land the Discovery successfully, all while using as little fuel as possible. Each time the complete mission is accomplished, it will then repeat at a higher difficulty level (in the higher difficulty levels the satellite has a more erratic flight path). The game is played from a first person perspective in the space shuttle cockpit where you can control...

Wonder Boy

Wonder Boy

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1987

WONDER BOY starts off on a long and hazardous journey, his ultimate mission to rescue his girlfriend Tina, kidnapped by the evil KING. KING lives in a faraway place, across seven bizarre and treacherous territories. Each territory is made up of four lands and each land consists of four areas. When you have reached the end of each territory you will have to defeat a mad Ogre to progress to the next level. On your way, jump over various obstacles including boulders and bonfires and kill attacking nasties such as bees, snakes and killer frogs. Whenever you see a giant egg, open it, as it...

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