Proein Soft Line

3D Sub

3D Sub

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1985

Captain Novann, your mission is not easy: destroy the maximum of enemy submarines, to win the Microchips they own; And above all bring the Microchips to the secret vault, the success of your mission depends on it!

Abracadabra

Abracadabra

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1988

A knight called Clus d'Eledorf falls in love with princess Violeta. The jealous witch Saligia, herself in love with Clus, puts a curse on the lovers: the knight has to remain haunting the castle Burgenfels as a ghost, while the princess is forever lost in the woods. Abracadabra is a Spanish text-adventure made with P.A.W. (Professional Adventure Writer), a popular Spectrum program. The parser is similar to the Infocom one: it supports most of the standard features of it at the time (chain commands, pronouns, adverbs, prepositions and adjectives, for example). The game is divided in two...

Abracadabra

Abracadabra

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1988

A knight called Clus d'Eledorf falls in love with princess Violeta. The jealous witch Saligia, herself in love with Clus, puts a curse on the lovers: the knight has to remain haunting the castle Burgenfels as a ghost, while the princess is forever lost in the woods. Abracadabra is a Spanish text-adventure made with P.A.W. (Professional Adventure Writer), a popular Spectrum program. The parser is similar to the Infocom one: it supports most of the standard features of it at the time (chain commands, pronouns, adverbs, prepositions and adjectives, for example). The game is divided in two...

Abracadabra

Abracadabra

Microsoft MSX - 1988

Abracadabra is a text adventure game developed by Odisea Software and published by Proein Soft Line only in Spanish for the Amstrad CPC, MSX and ZX Spectrum in 1988. In the year 1209, a knight named Clus d'Eledorf was bewitched by the jealous Queen Saligia, enamored with him, to become a ghost haunting the Castle Burgenfels until he would confess his love to her. The game is divided into two parts. In part one, Clus has to find a way to rid of the witch, break the curse and escape his prison. In the second part, Clus needs to seek out and rescue his beloved Princess Violeta from the Greenwald...

The Activision Decathlon

The Activision Decathlon

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

The Activision Decathlon is a series of Olympic games similar to the Epyx games series. Up to four players can compete in the ten different events of a real-life decathlon, either in sequence or individually. Included are the 100-meter dash, long jump, shot put, high jump, 400-meter race, 110-meter hurdles, discus throw, pole vault, javelin throw, and 1500-meter race. The flat running events involve simple joystick waggling, which must be balanced with accurately-timed button presses to clear the hurdles - hitting them or breaking stride causes a loss of momentum and thus time. For jumping...

Averno

Averno

Microsoft MSX

Averno is a very original and fun game, which will make us break our coconut, as in the best days of Sokoban, to make the ghost collect all the keys without being locked in the scenery. A word of advice: don't despair; things are sometimes easier than they seem.

Averno

Averno

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1989

Averno is a very original and fun game, which will make us break our coconut, as in the best days of Sokoban, to make the ghost collect all the keys without being locked in the scenery. A word of advice: don't despair; things are sometimes easier than they seem.

Averno

Averno

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1989

Barry McGuigan World Championship Boxing

Barry McGuigan World Championship Boxing

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1985

Barry McGuigan World Championship Boxing is a British 1985 computer game for 8-bit home computers released by Activision and later re-released by Mastertronic for the Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum. Released as Star Rank Boxing in the United States. Designed by Doug Barnett and developed by Troy Lyndon. The player controls a boxer as he boxes his way to the top, earning purse money along the way, progressing up the world rankings until fighting Barry McGuigan himself. Players can create a boxer and customize his style, race, hair and shorts. The player could also choose his next...

Big Trouble in Little China

Big Trouble in Little China

Commodore 64 - Released - June 18, 1987

The villainous Mandarin Lo Pan is trying to appease a demon in order to secure a mortal body. To do this he must first marry a green eyed girl and then sacrifice her. Lo Pan's henchmen kidnap Gracie Law and Miao Yin, the girlfriends of Jack Burton and Wang Chi, who both have green eyes, and take the girls down into Lo Pan's underground empire beneath the streets of Chinatown in San Francisco. Jack Burton, Wang Chi and their friend Egg Shen have to fight their way through the streets of Chinatown and down into the sewers and rooms of the underground domain of the Mandarin.

Buran

Buran

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1990

Championship Basketball Two-on-Two

Championship Basketball Two-on-Two

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1987

Championship Basketball Two-on-Two can be played as One or Two Player vs. the Computer or Two Player with Computer Teammates and includes Practice Play. Draft your Teammates from a list of ten players whose styles are patterned after real professional superstars. Practice with games like "Around the world" and "Horse", or go one-on-one with a friend. You play GBA Basketball on a full court. And when it comes to shooting, you have a full range of choices, like hook shots, tip-ins, jumpshots and even dunks. After each game, you can read the sports page of the Gamestar Gazette to check box scores...

Demonia

Demonia

Microsoft MSX - 1986

Dick Tracy

Dick Tracy

Commodore 64 - Released - 1990

Dick Tracy is a tie in to the 1990 movie adaptation of the classic comic strip, staring Warren Beatty and Madonna. While an action/adventure hybrid using this license was released by Disney for the PC and Amiga, Titus also held a license to the movie. This is a side scrolling action game, where you control Dick Tracy as he moves through five stages, shooting gangsters with an assortment of weapons. Each stage leads to one of the mob bosses, until you ultimately capture the big man himself.

Emlyn Hughes International Soccer

Emlyn Hughes International Soccer

Commodore 64 - Released - July 15, 1988

EHIS gameplay included the basic running, kicking, shooting style but also had advanced technique gameplay which added depth and realism to the game. For example; turning naturally involved changing direction of the joystick, but instead of coming to a halt straight away, the player would slow down, stop and start to run in the direction of the joystick. EHIS advanced techniques included The '5-direction' option. This meant that you could pass and shoot up to 5 different directions from where your player is facing. This was achieved by holding the fire button and pushing the joystick at an...

GFL Championship Football

GFL Championship Football

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

This must be one of the earliest team sport games to use a first-person view – the packaging mocks the Xs and Os used to represent players in contemporary Gridiron games. What you see is what the player sees – control and viewpoint passes from the kicker to the receiver on a punt or kickoff, and the quarterback to the running back or receiver on a pass or kick. Releasing passes involves rotating the controls to select the pass direction. To take the ball, aim the visible hands in the centre of the screen. There are 28 teams split into four divisions; their names are fictional (including the...

Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters

Commodore 64 - Released - August 1, 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...

Howard The Duck

Howard The Duck

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

Your two best friends Phil and Beverly have been captured by a dark overlord! He is keeping them captive in an active volcano, and you need to rescue them. As Howard the Duck, master of Quack Fu, you need to make your way through the maze-like landscapes, and jump or fight the many obstacles blocking the path using kicks and punches. Water must be navigated around, because this 'superhero' duck can't swim. Or fly without the parachute you regularly use. Quicksand, enemy mutants and more will all get in your way before you can finally parachute into the volcano and defeat the dark overlord!...

Karnov

Karnov

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - July 1, 1988

The game puts the bulging-muscled, fire-breathing, ex-circus strongman east-Russian hero on a quest through nine different levels to search for treasures. However, between him and the treasures were several horrendous monsters, including sword wielding monks, djinn, foot hopping giant fish and ostrich-riding skeleton warriors. Players can make Karnov walk, jump and shoot his way through these levels and find special items that will help him on his way. He also can collect red orbs with which he can upgrade up to three fireballs at a time.

Liberator

Liberator

Amstrad CPC - 1989

You are mankinds only hope as huge Motherships and their fighters from the Anconian Fleet are poised to attack and you must destroy them all. In this top view horizontal scrolling shooter you must fly your spacecraft over the surface of each Mothership, blasting the enemy fighters before attempting to destroy their reactor. As you fly you must avoid or blast the fighters, gun placements, and avoid any obstacles and if you touch any or are shot then you lose one of five lives. At the end of your run over the Mothership is the reactor and you must destroy the force fields before destroying a...

Liberator

Liberator

Microsoft MSX

You are mankinds only hope as huge Motherships and their fighters from the Anconian Fleet are poised to attack and you must destroy them all. In this top view horizontal scrolling shooter you must fly your spacecraft over the surface of each Mothership, blasting the enemy fighters before attempting to destroy their reactor. As you fly you must avoid or blast the fighters, gun placements, and avoid any obstacles and if you touch any or are shot then you lose one of five lives. At the end of your run over the Mothership is the reactor and you must destroy the force fields before destroying a...

Mach 3

Mach 3

Microsoft MSX

Kill all the enemies, avoid the mines, and travel between distinct worlds to kill the evil mastermind in this behind-the-hero view shooter.

Maze Max

Maze Max

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1985

Maze Max is a racing game similar to the arcade game Rally-X. Like in the arcade game the players is in control of a racing car and has to drive it through a maze in search for flags. There are ten flags in the maze and they all have to be collected in order to complete the level. At the same time it is necessary to watch out for the AI controlled cars that are pursuing and trying to crash into the player's car. In addition to flags there are fuel tanks that have to be collected to avoid running out of gas. Crashing with a chasing car or running out of fuel leads to a life being lost and the...

Mr. Gas

Mr. Gas

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1990

MISTER GAS is a nice bubble coming from the upper spheres of the cava, which has been socially reduced to any factory of soda by a leak in the piping system. Such humiliation cannot be afforded by the most traveling bubble on this side of the MISSISSIPPI.! Be reduced from being one of thewealthiest bubbles on the market to being a vulgar component of soda! To be swallowed by the jet-set and be able to climb on their privileged heads or be swallowed byanyone from the ordinary town, and then simply be expelled! Or worse still being mixed with wine! She! Thought and designed for satisfy the...

Pitfall II: Lost Caverns

Pitfall II: Lost Caverns

Commodore 64 - Released - September 1, 1984

You play Pitfall Harry searching for the Raj diamond, his niece Rhonda, her cat Quickclaw and a variety of treasures somewhere in the Andes. Poisonous frogs, eels, scorpions, bats and other hazards get in the way. Pitfall II is the sequel to Pitfall!, the original platform game. Gameplay has remained pretty much the same, with each screen presenting a side view of obstacles to get past, and potentially treasures to collect. The landscape is more maze like, with a variety of paths and dead ends to search. Along the way there are checkpoints the player will encounter in the form of red...

Rescue on Fractalus!

Rescue on Fractalus!

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1986

Rescue on Fractalus! is an action game played from a 3D first person point of view. Your mission is to rescue stranded pilots on the planet of Fractalus. You begin each mission from the mother ship, and when your quota of pilots has been rescued you must return there so you can move on to the next level. To help locate the pilots and navigate the tricky terrain, your spaceship is equipped with various instruments, such as a compass, altimeter, and scanner. Your enemy, the Jaggi's, have numerous forces on this planet and will be attempting to stop you. Gun emplacements, flying saucers, and...

Runner

Runner

Microsoft MSX - Released - November 1, 1986

Targhan

Targhan

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1990

The events of Targhan take place in medieval times; the game's setting and gameplay are similar to those of Golden Axe. The plot involves a lone warrior traveling the land far and wide, killing all manner of beasts, with the end goal in mind to kill an evil lord who has gotten too big for his britches.

Thor

Thor

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1988

The kingdom of Asgard is in danger and only one of its Gods has the sufficient power to save it: Thor, the God of the thunder. The origin of this danger has been the death of Balder, son of Odin, God of Gods, who died by means of a dagger involved in green leafs. But in this kind of mystical histories there is always a bad guy, Loki, who was the one in charge to order this murder after knowing the prophecy: the death of Balder would bring the decline of the Gods, that would be attacked by a litter of rabid wolves without mercy. And that is indeed what our protagonist must prevent. For it,...

Tour de France (Activision)

Tour de France (Activision)

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

Tour De France allows you and seven other players the chance to ride in one of the Worlds toughest cycling races. You must ride over various stages as fast as you can, and the fastest time wins. Players don't actually race anyone on screen, each rider takes it in turn to ride a stage solo (one player is just about your time with no computer riders). Before you ride you can decide whether to actually compete in the race or practise. In practise you can actually ride the whole course, ride various stages or one stage. In competition mode you have the same options as practise, whole course,...

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat

MS-DOS - Released - 1994

Trick or Treat is one of those obscure adventure games, which are hard to find nowadays. It's a true graphical point & click extravaganza that puts you in the shoes of an out of job young guy who has recently got another job as a Care Assistant at an Elder Home Care Center in Devilsville. You start your job on 31st of October and no sooner you reach the Care Center your car got stolen by the former Care Assistant. You enter the home and introduce yourself to all the old people and they all order you to get them various items for a Halloween party they are organizing tonight. Finding these...

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