Atlantis

Alpine Games

Alpine Games

Atari ST - 1988

Sport - Multievent Speed Skating, Ski Jump, Downhill, Bobsled and Biathlon

Anarchy Zone

Anarchy Zone

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1988

Anarchy Zone was written by Rob Dulstone and released for the BBC Microcomputer by Atlantis Software. In Anarchy Zone, there are a variety of different alien spaceships all intent on destroying you. Some can be killed with one shot, some cannot. What makes Anarchy Zone interesting is the 360 degrees rotation that your ship can do around the entire screen. Wave upon wave of aliens descend from all corners, and you really have to keep moving around the screen in order to stay alive. Sound was good, with music and good effects. Anarchy Zone included such modern features as pass-codes for each...

Anarchy Zone

Anarchy Zone

Acorn Electron - Released - September 1, 1988

32 zones of increasing difficulty! The Galactic Government Dictatorship has divided the galaxy into zones, and has imposed strict travel formations for each zone. You have decided to fight for your freedom and for the liberation of other space travellers. Good luck, and remember the motto of the Astronaut's Anarchist Association 'Live Fast, Die Young!!!!' The Galactic Government Dictatorship has divided the galaxy into zones, and has imposed strict travel formations for each zone. Any travellers not conforming to the galactic government guidelines will come under attack. Legend has it...

Cops 'N Robbers

Cops 'N Robbers

Acorn Electron - Released - 1988

Light Fingers Lonegan is robbing the Acme Diamond Company, the world's largest supplier of uncut gems. The police are inside the office block, slowly combing each floor. Can 'Fingers' find all the diamonds and get back to his car or will he run out of ammunition and end up in jail? Search the Acme Diamond Company and steal the fortune in un-cut diamonds that are kept there. Many of the diamonds are in the mines, but there is a rumour that the mines are haunted. Unfortunately you have set off the automatic burgular alarm and the police are now searching the building. You have a limited supply...

Cops n' Robbers

Cops n' Robbers

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1987

Cops n' Robbers is a game for home computers. It was developed by Mike Davis and published by Atlantis Software for the Commodore VIC-20 and the Commodore 64. It was ported to the BBC Microcomputer in 1987. The game was controversial when released as the player is the 'robber' and must shoot the 'cops'.

Crack Up

Crack Up

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1989

Crack-Up is an Arkanoid clone written by Spike Moiran and released for the BBC Microcomputer and Acorn Electron by Atlantis in 1989.

Crack-Up

Crack-Up

Acorn Electron - Released - 1990

Joystick or Keyboard. 100% Arcade Action. 100 years from now, when war is a distant memory and mindless violence is considered the ultimate in anti-social behaviour, what outlet will there be for your feeling of aggression? There will always be Crack-Up!

Creepy Cave

Creepy Cave

Acorn Electron - Released - April 1, 1988

Arcade/Adventure. Vampire bats, ectoplasm bolts, slime covered ledges and acid pools. All these and more must be faced if our mega hero, Dirk Daring, is to successfully negotiate the depths of Creepy Cave and recover his door key from the evil ghost. Dirk Daring, adventurer, explorer, space pilot and top goal scorer for Manchester United, was returning home after winning the world karate championships, when an evil ghost stole his front door key and vanished into the depths of Creepy Cave. Leaping from ledge to ledge, avoiding vampire bats and ectoplasm bolts, Dirk takes off in pursuit....

Creepy Cave

Creepy Cave

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1989

Creepy Cave is a platform game for the BBC Microcomputer, published by Atlantis in 1989. On each screen you collect crosses then confront a ghost who has stolen your front door key.

Frankenstein 2000

Frankenstein 2000

Acorn Electron - Released - 1985

It is the year 2000 AD. Using all the advanced micro-particle technology now available, Freddy Frankenstein has set about bringing to life the monster created by his great grandfather, the infamous Baron Frankenstein." The year is 2000 AD and Freddy Frankenstein has inherited his great grandfather's castle in Bavaria. On taking possession of the estate, he discovers the location of his great grandfather's creation, the monster. He decides to follow in his ancestor's foorsteps and revive the monster by using the advanced 21st century technology that is now available. After many weeks of...

Frankenstein 2000

Frankenstein 2000

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1985

Frankenstein 2000 is an action game written by Kevin Blake. The player controls a small machine, and travels in Frankenstein's body. The body is divided in several organs - for example the brain, stomach, lungs, etc. Each organ is a small maze, where the player avoids obstacles and activates special devices. Sometimes, travel between organs looks like a simple shoot'em up, where the player shoots various objects. He must be careful to pay attention to 2 "bars" - damage and oxygen. The original Icon release was for the BBC Micro only; it was re-released in 1988 on the Atlantis label in...

The Golden Figurine

The Golden Figurine

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1988

The Golden Figurine is an arcade adventure game developed by Matt O'Donnell and published in 1988 for the BBC Microcomputer by Atlantis.

The Golden Figurine

The Golden Figurine

Acorn Electron - Released - January 1, 1989

The evil wizard Morthond has stolen the Golden Figurine, a treasure that has been in your family for centuries. Your family have all been killed trying to recover this heirloom and now there is only you, the youngest son, who must do battle with the mutant servants of the evil wizard and discover the mutant servants of the evil wizard and discover the secret hiding place of the Golden Figurine.

Gunfighter

Gunfighter

Acorn Electron - Released

The Wild West is at its wildest! Outlaws have driven the townsfolk out, stolen the deeds to their properties and taken over the town. Only the sheriff is left to recover the deeds. One man against a gang of ruthless outlaws, and that man is you. Search out and kill the ruthless gang of outlaws and return the deeds to the honest townsfolk. Earn a bounty for each outlaw killed and a bonus for each deed found. More bullets can be obtained from the sheriff's office, but you can only carry six at a time. Extra lives can be purchased from the "Doc's" at $500 each. For a little light relief in...

Hobgoblin

Hobgoblin

Acorn Electron - Released - March 1, 1990

Ghosts and Hobgoblins that can kill with a touch, skeletal reincarnations of long dead creatures armed with knives and axes, phantom bowmen with endless supplies of arrows. All these and more must be overcome if you are to recover the Golden Orb of Altoris. 60 screens of all action arcade/adventure.

Hobgoblin

Hobgoblin

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1990

Hobgoblin was programmed by David Parsons, developed by Pantheon Software and published by Atlantis. Made originally for the BBC Micro and Acorn Electron, which didn't receive any official port of Ghosts 'n Goblins, the game was successful enough to be ported to several other platforms. In 2008, Hobgoblin was even ported, with the blessing of the original author, to the Atari 8-bit series of computers, which never received a port back when the game was new.

Hobgoblin II

Hobgoblin II

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1990

The sequel to Hobgoblin by the same author, developer and publisher. The on-screen game name had to be dropped due to the use of some of the screen memory for extra graphics.

Hobgoblin II

Hobgoblin II

Acorn Electron - Released - February 1, 1992

Fifty years have passed since Zanok, the only son of King Garath, recovered the Golden Orb and put to flight the Ghosts and Hobgoblins that were terrorising the people of Altoris. Now, once again, Altoris is under attack but this time you have been chosen to go forth into battle against the evil Lord of the Hobgoblins and his vicious creations. If you enjoyed Hobgoblin, this game is a must!

Killing Machine

Killing Machine

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1993

You have survived a battle in space but your craft is damaged beyond repair and needs evacuating, so in your emergency landing craft you head for the nearest planet. The planet you are heading for is uninhabitable after a giant brain that controlled all life became extinct, but as you approach the surface it becomes clear that this isn't true as you are attacked by various life-forms. Killing Machine is a top down vertically scrolling shooter where the screen scrolls upwards constantly as you attempt to shoot or avoid various aliens and vehicles over three levels. Getting touched or shot...

The Last Of The Free

The Last Of The Free

Acorn Electron - Released - November 1, 1986

Arcade adventure, starring Clement, the Ordanoid droid! Clement is droid no. 490 of the ordanoid class BA2 - a type of droid commonly used by humans to take care of the running fo distant planets. When the Ordanoid design was superceded by the more efficient Proleoid design, batches of Proleoids were sent off to help the Ordanoids run the planets. But due to an unforeseen design fault, the Proleoids started to improse their will on the Ordanoids until all the Ordamoids were destroyed - all, that is, except Clement - the Last of the Free!

The Last of the Free

The Last of the Free

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1986

The Last of the Free was written by Peter Scott, developed by Audiogenic and published by them in 1986 for the BBC Microcomputer. It was re-released on the Atlantis label in 1989.

League Challenge

League Challenge

Acorn Electron - Released - November 1, 1986

Manage your favourite football team your way. No more matches lost because the manager chose the wrong team or played a wrong combination. Now is your chance to go for Division One. Maybe even win the league and cup double. Who knows, you may even find the manager's job is more difficult than you thought. Select your team from one of the 64 teams listed. (You can if you wish change your team name.) Whichever team you select, you will begin the game at the bottom of Division 4. There are 15 league matches to be played in each division together with 'knock out' cup matches. Train your team to...

Omega Orb

Omega Orb

Acorn Electron - Released - June 1, 1987

Omega Orb - new improved brain-straining arcade adventure - with added shoot-em-up Blast and Zap! And brought to you in glorious BLIPVISION! BLIP, the bouncing Omega Salesdroid, has been transported to the high-tech mining complex of Mynix. Help him find pieces of core material with which to repower his crippled cruise ship. The lives of a thousand space holidaymakers are in your hands! Omega Orb has everything! An orgy of exploration and mapping; Code-doors; barriers; lifts and mind-warping puzzles to solve; mindless zapping of hostile droids; 146 Blipvision screens of brilliant graphic...

Omega Orb

Omega Orb

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1987

The 3rd game in the Thunderstruck series, programmed by Peter Scott and published by both Audiogenic Software and Atlantis Software Ltd for the BBC Micro in 1987. BLIP, the bouncing Omega Salesdroid, has been transported to the high-tech mining complex of Mynix. Help him find pieces of core material with which to repower his crippled cruise ship. Omega Orb comprises exploration and mapping, with Code-doors, barriers, lifts and mind-warping puzzles to solve, as well as hostile droids. It has 146 Blipvision screens of graphic detail, 32 objects, interactive communication with computer...

Panik

Panik

Acorn Electron - Released - October 1, 1987

All the excitement of a great arcade classic. Screen after screen of evil looking monsters are out to get you. You're quite strong, you can move fast, and you are armed with a large shovel. But will this be enough? ... I doubt it. Clear each screen of monsters by digging holes to trap them, them hitting them over the head until the fall to the next level. Purple monsters need only to fall one level to be killed, but the red and green monsters need to be knocked through two and three levels respectively. Points are scored for each monster killed (depending on its colour) and for oxygen...

Panik!

Panik!

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1987

In Panik! (aka Panik) you must clear each screen of monsters by digging holes to trap them, then hitting them over the head until they fall to the next level. Purple monsters need only to fall one level to be killed, but the red and green monsters need to be knocked through two and three levels respectively. Points are scored for each monster killed (depending on its colour) and for oxygen remaining at the end of each screen. The top eight scores are kept.

Pro Golf

Pro Golf

Acorn Electron - Released - October 1, 1988

A Golf Simulation For 1-4 Players : Sunningdale (England) and Pebble Beach (USA). Driving rain, freezing cold, almost dusk? No problem because now you can play two of the world's greatest golf courses without leaving the comfort of your own home. Pro Golf is a golf simulation for 1-4 players and features two famous courses, Sunningdale (England) and Pebble Beach (USA). Both courses are recorded on each side of the tape, with Sunningdale recorded first on one side and Pebble Beach recorded first on the other.

Psycastria 2

Psycastria 2

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1989

Psycastria 2 was developed by Gary Partis and published by Atlantis for the BBC Micro in 1989. for 1 to 4 players. You must destroy the ten circular energy pods to be found on each level then land on the main landing strip, signified by leading arrows on the left hand side of the strip. The Psycastrians in their strange shaped space craft will do their best to stop you - and you must take care not to crash into the high buildings dotted throughout the space platforms. In between levels there is a bonus game in which you destroy aliens which fly across the screen.

Snoball in Hell

Snoball in Hell

Commodore Amiga - 1991

Snoball in Hell is a Breakout variant mixed with a shoot 'em up. The player is in control of the Snoball battle tractor, a tank-like vehicle that can be moved up and down along the left edge of the screen. Like in any Breakout game, the objective of each of the game's 16 levels is to clear all bricks by hitting them with a bouncing ball but here there are also numerous enemies that fly from the right towards Snoball. These have to be shot down or dodged since any contact will lead to a life being lost. Missing the ball also leads to a life being lost and the player has five lives in...

Storm Cycle

Storm Cycle

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1989

Storm Cycle is an arcade adventure type game written by J P Townley and J M Perry. Your task is to find the five light refracting diodes that will power a super laser and prevent the total destruction of Earth by a rapidly approaching meteorite storm. You will find many objects along the way to help you in your quest, such as energy bottles, smart bombs, etc. The five diodes are strategically placed around the different locations: forest, garden, moon, cellar and castle. Each location can be accessed via a network of transporters, thus enabling all diodes to be collected and taken to the...

Stormcycle

Stormcycle

Acorn Electron - Released - July 1, 1989

As a prelude to the imminent invasion of Earth, the warmongering alien army have unleashed a powerful meteorite storm to bombard the Earth's defences and secure a safe landing for their mother ship. Earth's scientists are preparing a super laser capable of destroying the meteorites before they can do any damage. However, five light refracting diodes must be added before the laser will have sufficient power to carry out its task. Realising that the invasion may be thwarted, an expeditionary force of heavily armed aliens has been landed to prevent completion of the laser. Whilst fighting off...

Survivors

Survivors

Acorn Electron - Released - July 1, 1987

A variant of the Boulder Dash game. Almost a thousand people have been trapped in a hibernation dome after a nuclear war. The player takes control over three droids and must use their abilities to rescue the survivors. Seen from a top-down perspective, The game plays somewhat similar to Boulder Dash as the levels are filled with sand and rocks. Droid 1 is the only droid that can dig through the earth, Droid 2 can beam survivors to safety (by moving over them) and Droid 3 can push rocks (only one at a time). The goal in each of the seven levels is to rescue all survivors within the time limit,...

Survivors

Survivors

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1987

Survivors, or The Survivors, is a variant of the Boulder Dash game. It was developed by Glenn Carey and released by Atlantis Software for a number of home computers including the BBC Microcomputer. Almost a thousand people have been trapped in a hibernation dome after a nuclear war. The player takes control over three droids and must use their abilities to rescue the survivors. Seen from a top-down perspective, The game plays somewhat similar to Boulder Dash as the levels are filled with sand and rocks. Droid 1 is the only droid that can dig through the earth, Droid 2 can beam survivors to...

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