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ABC Monday Night Football

ABC Monday Night Football

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

ABC Sports and Data East team up to take you to the gridiron! Strap on your helmet, put that black stuff under your eyes and prepare yourself for football, Frank Gifford style! Features AFB voice synthesis technology. You can change receivers on the fly, throw maddening blitz plays at the QB, and stare blankly at the buxom cheerleaders. It all adds up the same.... it's football.

ABC Monday Night Football

ABC Monday Night Football

Commodore 64 - Released - 1990

ABC Sports and Data East team up to take you to the gridiron! Strap on your helmet, put that black stuff under your eyes and prepare yourself for football, Frank Gifford style! Features AFB voice synthesis technology. You can change receivers on the fly, throw maddening blitz plays at the QB, and stare blankly at the buxom cheerleaders. It all adds up the same.... it's football.

ABC Monday Night Football

ABC Monday Night Football

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1990

ABC Sports and Data East team up to take you to the gridiron! Strap on your helmet, put that black stuff under your eyes and prepare yourself for football, Frank Gifford style! Features AFB voice synthesis technology. You can change receivers on the fly, throw maddening blitz plays at the QB, and stare blankly at the buxom cheerleaders. It all adds up the same.... it's football.

ABC Wide World of Sports Boxing

ABC Wide World of Sports Boxing

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

STORY You play a rookie boxer trying to fight your way to the top. Fight bouts to win money, to pay for your training and manager. Ultimately fighting you way to the title "Champion". GAMEPLAY TV Sports Boxing introduces many elements within the game, which among others may be categorized as the following: Character Creation The "campaign" version in TV Sports: Boxing allows you to start "a new career" of which you have to create a new "human player". Here you can customize your boxer, generally how he looks but more importantly what stats he begins, what style of boxing (ie. Boxer,...

Acrobatic Dog-Fight

Acrobatic Dog-Fight

Arcade - Released - 1984

A colorful horizontal-scrolling air battle game from Technos. Acrobatic Dog-Fight, released in Japan as Dog-Fight, is a side-scrolling shooter arcade game released by Technos in 1984, featuring "cute" cartoon graphics and gameplay similar to the 8-way scrolling of Time Pilot but differs from that game in many respects. In Acrobatic Dog-Fight the playing field was limited with a ceiling and ground as well as an ultimate destination to navigate to. Acrobatic Dog-Fight also added two buttons, a secondary weapon and an eject button. Eject could be used at any time and made it possible to hijack...

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.

Bad Dudes

Bad Dudes

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - July 14, 1989

The game starts in New York City, where President Ronnie (based on former U.S. President Ronald Reagan) has been kidnapped by the nefarious DragonNinja. The intro says: "Rampant ninja related crimes these days... Whitehouse is not the exception...". As soon as that occurs, a Secret Service agent (who resembles Arnold Schwarzenegger as he appears in The Terminator) asks two street-smart brawlers, named Blade and Striker: "President Ronnie has been kidnapped by the ninjas. Are you a bad enough dude to rescue Ronnie?", which this quote became an infamous meme and is often lampooned on the...

Bad Dudes

Bad Dudes

Apple II - Released - 1989

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.

Bad Dudes

Bad Dudes

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1989

The gameplay of Bad Dudes is roughly similar to the 1985 Konami side-scrolling arcade game Rush'n Attack and the 1984 side-scrolling beat-'em-up Kung Fu Master, but allows up to two players to play at once. Player One controls the character named "Blade" wearing white pants and Player Two controls the character named "Striker" wearing green pants. Players start with the ability to do basic punches, kicks and jumps. Some moves are special like spinning kicks and the ability to charge themselves up with "inner energy" (Qi) by holding the punch button to throw a powerful long-range attack that...

Bad Dudes Vs. DragonNinja

Bad Dudes Vs. DragonNinja

Arcade - Released - August 1, 1988

The game starts in New York City, where President Ronnie has been kidnapped by the nefarious DragonNinja. The game's intro begins with the following introduction: "Rampant ninja related crimes these days... Whitehouse is not the exception...". As soon as that occurs, a Secret Service agent asks two street-smart brawlers, named Blade and Striker: "President Ronnie has been kidnapped by the ninjas. Are you a bad enough dude to rescue Ronnie?". After hearing that, the Bad Dudes pursue the DragonNinja through the city streets, highway, sewers, transport train, forest, cave and into the secret...

Batman

Batman

Commodore 64 - Released - July 15, 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...

Batman: The Caped Crusader

Batman: The Caped Crusader

Atari ST - Released - March 1, 1989

Batman: The Caped Crusader is a combination of an arcade and adventure game. The game is played with a side scrolling view, with each new location opening in a new panel similar to the appearance of a comic book. The game has two parts to it, and these can be played in any order. In A Bird In the Hand, The Penguin is back, and planning on taking over the world with an army of robotic penguins. In A Fete Worse Than Death, The Joker has kidnapped Robin, and it's up to Batman to save him.

Batman: The Caped Crusader

Batman: The Caped Crusader

Apple II - Released - 1989

Batman: The Caped Crusader is a combination of an arcade and adventure game. The game is played with a side scrolling view, with each new location opening in a new panel similar to the appearance of a comic book. The game has two parts to it, and these can be played in any order. In A Bird In the Hand, The Penguin is back, and planning on taking over the world with an army of robotic penguins. In A Fete Worse Than Death, The Joker has kidnapped Robin, and it's up to Batman to save him.

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 Caped Crusader

Batman: The Caped Crusader

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1988

Batman: The Caped Crusader is a combination of an arcade and adventure game. The game is played with a side scrolling view, with each new location opening in a new panel similar to the appearance of a comic book. The game has two parts to it, and these can be played in any order. In A Bird In the Hand, The Penguin is back, and planning on taking over the world with an army of robotic penguins. In A Fete Worse Than Death, The Joker has kidnapped Robin, and it's up to Batman to save him.

Batman: The Caped Crusader

Batman: The Caped Crusader

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

Batman: The Caped Crusader is a combination of an arcade and adventure game. The game is played with a side scrolling view, with each new location opening in a new panel similar to the appearance of a comic book. The game has two parts to it, and these can be played in any order. In A Bird In the Hand, The Penguin is back, and planning on taking over the world with an army of robotic penguins. In A Fete Worse Than Death, The Joker has kidnapped Robin, and it's up to Batman to save him.

Batman: The Movie

Batman: The Movie

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1989

Batman also known as Batman: The Movie is an action video game developed by Ocean Software based on the 1989 film of the same name. It was released in 1989 for the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum. The game consists of five stages based on events from the movie. Each stage has a time limit and a health gauge (represented by Batman's face turning into the Joker's), with Batman losing a life if he runs out of either. The first stage sees players controlling Batman as he navigates the Axis Chemical Plant to confront Jack Napier, leading to the incident...

Chamber of the Sci-Mutant Priestess

Chamber of the Sci-Mutant Priestess

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1989

Set in a post-apocalyptic world, Chamber of The Sci-Mutant Priestess casts you as Raven, a young "Tuner" (psionic mutant), working for the Tuner Netwerk. One day, while out on assignment with his friend Sci Fi, he witnesses the massacre of a "Normal" village, by a group of Protozorqs (physical mutants). Raven and Sci Fi disobey their instructions from the Netwerk, and fight back against the Protozorqs. In the ensuing struggle, Sci Fi is captured and taken back to the Protozorqs' mountain temple. Raven vows to save her, and so gets himself captured, too. As the game starts, Raven is a prisoner...

Chamber of the Sci-Mutant Priestess

Chamber of the Sci-Mutant Priestess

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

Set in a post-apocalyptic world, Chamber of The Sci-Mutant Priestess casts you as Raven, a young "Tuner" (psionic mutant), working for the Tuner Netwerk. One day, while out on assignment with his friend Sci Fi, he witnesses the massacre of a "Normal" village, by a group of Protozorqs (physical mutants). Raven and Sci Fi disobey their instructions from the Netwerk, and fight back against the Protozorqs. In the ensuing struggle, Sci Fi is captured and taken back to the Protozorqs' mountain temple. Raven vows to save her, and so gets himself captured, too. As the game starts, Raven is a prisoner...

Continuum

Continuum

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1991

Alpha Waves is a 3D game viewed from third-person perspective. The player pilots a "Mobile", a craft which bounces off of the platforms that fill the rooms. The player can rotate the craft left and right, thrust it forward, and move the camera up and down for optimal viewing. The game contains 256 rooms, which the player explores while in search of 16 crystals and 16 cubes. The Mobile bounces from platform to platform, making its way around the room to the doors that lead into other rooms. On the way, the player encounters many other creatures and vehicles, as well as surprises, such as rooms...

The Dream Team 3 on 3 Challenge

The Dream Team 3 on 3 Challenge

Commodore 64 - Released - 1991

Three-on-three basketball game featuring Patrick Ewing, Joe Dumars and Dominique Wilkins. Play as the 'Dream Team' or against the 'Dream Team'. The game features asphalt and hardwood courts in a few different locations. The game has 15 set plays that the players can execute, and a playmaker utility that allows you to come up with your own plays. The game also has a player-management utility that allows you to edit player attributes.

The Dream Team: 3 on 3 Challenge

The Dream Team: 3 on 3 Challenge

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

Three-on-three basketball game featuring Patrick Ewing, Joe Dumars and Dominique Wilkins. Play as the 'Dream Team' or against the 'Dream Team'. The game features asphalt and hardwood courts in a few different locations. The game has 15 set plays that the players can execute, and a playmaker utility that allows you to come up with your own plays. The game also has a player-management utility that allows you to edit player attributes.

Karate Champ

Karate Champ

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

Karate Champ is an action fighting game for one or two players. The players compete against each other at nine different locations to see who has the best karate skills! To win a match, the player must win two of three rounds by knocking down his opponent with a wide variety of karate moves. A full point or half a point is awarded for knocking your opponent down and the first player to gain a two point lead wins the round. Should the 30 second time limit for a round end, the player who has the most points wins. At the end of each match is a bonus round where the victor can earn extra points by...

North & South

North & South

MS-DOS - Released - 1990

Based on the Belgian comic book, "Les Tuniques Bleues", this strategy game allows you to replay the American Civil War from both the North and the South sides. In the strategy part of the game, you can move your troops on a map of the US. If two opposing armies enter the same state, the battle is played out in an action sequence. Additional action sequences must be accomplished when capturing an enemy fort or train. The game also offers a two-player-mode.

Platoon

Platoon

Commodore Amiga - 1988

The film Platoon featured a squad of five soldiers on their mission for the US Army in Vietnam. In this action game based around the film, you take control of these five guys in turn, with the chance to switch between them as they each take one of the 3 hits that would kill them. The game recreates each of the sections of the film, starting with a side-scrolling journey through the jungle, with paths to cross both horizontally and vertically, and the ability to jump or duck hazards. You will need to blow up a bridge and then locate a village, which contains a torch, a map and a trap-door....

RoboCop

RoboCop

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

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... Based on the 1987 movie of the same name, RoboCop allows the player to control RoboCop. The...

RoboCop

RoboCop

Apple II - Released - 1988

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... Based on the 1987 movie of the same name, RoboCop allows the player to control RoboCop. The...

RoboCop

RoboCop

Commodore 64 - Released - July 1, 1988

Based on the 1987 movie of the same name, RoboCop allows the player to control RoboCop. The majority of the game is a side scroller. RoboCop can punch unarmed citizens and shoot armed citizens. He can move left, right and duck but can not jump. Different weapons can be picked up from enemies, and power-ups to restore health and/or energy. Following levels, RoboCop will have to match a criminal's face to the proper mugshot and engage in a first-person shooting bonus round.

Speed Buggy

Speed Buggy

Atari ST - Released - 1988

Speed Buggy (Buggy Boy in Europe) is a race game, but not just an ordinary race game. There are five different routes, offroad, north, east, west, south. The offroad course loops around back to the start, the others are long runs with a distinct beginning and ending. You must complete each leg before the time runs out. Along the way you can pick up all kinds of bonuses. The colored flags are 30 points each, collect all colors in the order as indicated at the top of the screen to get 1000 bonus points. There are several gates the give you 100, 250 or 500 points, and a time gate. Drive...

Super Hang-On

Super Hang-On

Atari ST - Released - 1988

In Super Hang-On you race a motorcycle around the world, completing each section of track within a time limit. There are other bikes on the road, but beating this is not important, so they can be thought of as moving obstacles. Each continent is a different difficulty level: Africa is beginner, Asia is junior, the Americas are senior, and Europe is expert. This is a very simple and straightforward game, viewed from behind the bike in 2D (so the screen does not tilt with the bike). The right/left controls are steering, and up/down are gear changes. Your cycle is always moving, and your speed...

Super Hang-On

Super Hang-On

MS-DOS - Released - 1988

In Super Hang-On you race a motorcycle around the world, completing each section of track within a time limit. There are other bikes on the road, but beating this is not important, so they can be thought of as moving obstacles. Each continent is a different difficulty level: Africa is beginner, Asia is junior, the Americas are senior, and Europe is expert. This is a very simple and straightforward game, viewed from behind the bike in 2D (so the screen does not tilt with the bike). The right/left controls are steering, and up/down are gear changes. Your cycle is always moving, and your...

Tank (Ocean/Data East)

Tank (Ocean/Data East)

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

Your country has been taken over by a brutal dictator, and you must wipe out his forces and defenses. You control a tank (surprisingly enough) armed with machine guns and cannons in this top-view scrolling shoot 'em up with arcade roots. Arrows guide you as to the optimal route. Available tokens to collect include fuel and equipment. Destroy enemy tanks and bases with the cannons, and infantrymen with the machine gun. There are rivers to cross using bridges, landmines, and enemy installations to beware of.

Vigilante

Vigilante

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

Vigilante is a side-scrolling beat-em-up. It features an anonymous tough hero that roams the streets to beat up The Rogues gang that kidnapped his girlfriend Maria. The game offers five distinct locations, such as city streets and a junkyard, with many different thugs with different strengths. You fight with your fists, feet and a chain, with a regular stance, crouched and jumping attacks. Each level features an end boss which requires a specific tactic in order to progress. Enemies keep spawning continuously from the left and the right side of the screen until the boss is reached, so a steady...

Virtuoso

Virtuoso

3DO Interactive Multiplayer - Released - January 1, 1995

Fight all sorts of virtual enemies as Our Hero, a rock star. Your shotgun is your only friend as you travel from world to world fighting enemies in 3rd-person 3D.

Werewolf: The Last Warrior

Werewolf: The Last Warrior

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - November 1, 1990

He's BAD, RAD and extremely MAD - because to a WEREWOLF, there's nothing like revenge! The world's been destroyed by Dr. Faryan, a twisted madman possessed by an ancient spirit. Faryan's henchmen rule. But one buff warrior's been granted magical powers of the wolf and is now out to bust-up Faryan. And when WEREWOLF finds him, the fur and fangs will fly!

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