Summit Software

19 Part One: Boot Camp

19 Part One: Boot Camp

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - July 4, 1988

Imagine it's 1965 and you're 19... an American kid in an American town. Your family and friends. College. Girl friends. The people and things you know. Comfortable... And then one morning your world is shattered. You're young... You're content... You're comfortable... but you're drafted. At the start of 1965 there were 23,000 United States service personnel in Vietnam. By December there were 184,000 and the figure was still rising. To each and every one, Vietnam was a turning point in their life and each would deal with it in a different way. In 19 Part 1 - Boot Camp we take you through the...

1999

1999

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1987

You are the evil Dr. Vargon and it is your mission to destroy the Human Race so they will stop destroying innocent aliens. 1999 is a side view horizontal scrolling shooter where the screen scrolls constantly from left to right and you have to destroy or avoid any spacecraft that fly towards you. As you avoid and shoot you will also face various end of stage bosses to move on to the next stage. Small icons fly past your ship and if shot allows you to choose various upgrades or points bonus like increased fire-power or auto-fire. If you are hit by any ship or an icon not shot then you lose one...

Academy: Tau Ceti II

Academy: Tau Ceti II

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1987

Pete Cooke's follow-up to the previous space shooter-explorer takes things away from the Tau Ceti setting. Players take the role of a student at an academy for advanced piloting. There they need to solve 20 simulated missions on a wide range of planets. The self-contained missions mean that the game uses the Tau Ceti structure and theme, without the causality of previous decisions having an effect on later choices. This reduces the complexity of management. Although players can customize the ships, including giving them names of your choice, the game comes with supplied ones include a...

Battlecars

Battlecars

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1984

Battlecars is a vehicle combat video game released for the ZX Spectrum in 1984. It is based on Games Workshop's miniature wargame, Battlecars. Battlecars is a car-dueling video game for the ZX Spectrum. The game is set in 2084 in a future where road accidents have been eliminated by technology, and the world is relatively bloodless; however, people now entertain themselves by drivers using 20th century automobiles in violent, gladiatorial contests. Image depicting two different players engaged in Battlecars gameplay on the same screen. Screenshot of Battlecars gameplay. In the game, up...

The Double

The Double

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

The Double is a football management simulator based on the English Football League and includes all the four top divisions from the 80s. The idea of the game is to manage a team from the bottom division and take them all the way to the top division and win 'The Double', which consists of winning the League and The FA Cup in the same season. At the start of the game you are presented with a team and a contract for you to agree with. After agreeing terms you are then taken to various menus which allow you to manage your team. All the usual options are there from team selection, transfers,...

Fallen Angel

Fallen Angel

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

Fallen Angel is a side scrolling fighting game similar to Double Dragon. You play the fallen angel, sent on a mission to locate the leader of a drug distribution network. Beginning in the London underground, each level will present you with two tasks to complete: find a plane ticket to reach the next level, and destroy the ring leader of the area. To do this you will need to fight the (often well armed) thugs found in the various underground train stations and on the trains themselves. Each level consists of several stations; when all the thugs in a station are defeated, you may get on the...

Frightmare

Frightmare

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

This is a platform-game, where you play as a man who's experiencing a horrible nightmare. And if you die in it, you die for real... Your mission is to survive long enough to wake up. For every room you visit, another 6 minutes goes by, and at 8:12 the alarm clock will ring, and save your life. Your secondary objective is to increase your dream-state. You start with a "bad dream", but by killing monsters, and collecting chalices, you can get much worse dreams, like "horrible dream" or "deadly vision". Your dream-state is displayed in text-form at the top of the screen, and does not affect the...

Froot Raid

Froot Raid

Acorn Electron - Released - 1984

Froot Raid is an extremely authentic fruit machine simulator, with all the complex features of real arcade machines. There's Hold, Nudge and Swap, plus Sidewinder and Feature Panel. The game was originally released as Froot Raid by Audiogenic. It was re-released by Summit Software under the name Fruit Raid.

Galactic Warrior Rats

Galactic Warrior Rats

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1992

Einstein, Newton and Darwin are the Galactic Warrior Rats, mutant hybrids who come under your control in this top-down multi-directional shooter. Their plan is to save the badly polluted planet Smeaton Five by destroying its robotic defences and the computer primed to explode it. Many enemies must be shot down along the way, but most release credits when shot – wait a few seconds for these to appear. You have three lives, with each rat representing a life, which means that all upgrades are lost when you lose a life, and each rat’s protective biosphere has the ability to withstand a few...

Galactic Warrior Rats

Galactic Warrior Rats

MS-DOS - Released - 1993

Einstein, Newton and Darwin are the Galactic Warrior Rats, mutant hybrids who come under your control in this top-down multi-directional shooter. Their plan is to save the badly polluted planet Smeaton Five by destroying its robotic defences and the computer primed to explode it. Many enemies must be shot down along the way, but most release credits when shot – wait a few seconds for these to appear. You have three lives, with each rat representing a life, which means that all upgrades are lost when you lose a life, and each rat’s protective biosphere has the ability to withstand a few...

Game Over

Game Over

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1988

In a distant lost Galaxy in the immensity of the Universe, a gorgeous and evil woman had put under her with her intelligence and an immense army of Terminators of the five planet confederations located beyond Alpha Centauri. All the power of Gremla rested in the almost religious fidelity of her lieutenant Arkos; nevertheless, the intelligence of this Mega-Terminator of battle had evolved on the last ultraguarks in such a way that, finally, he left Gremla and he was united to the troops of the sidereal infantry, who commanded the general of the blue star Mc Killer. As far as the game in...

International Golf

International Golf

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1995

International Golf is a golf game played from a top down perspective. It features two eighteen hole courses: Riviera Country Club and Sterling Shores. There are three different game types: practice, tournament and head to head. The practice mode can be used for training on the drive or putting or play an eighteen hole course against up to three other human players. The tournament mode consists of a total of 65 golfers and is played over up to four rounds. Up to four of the golfers can be controlled by humans, the rest are computer controlled. The head to head mode is played by one human versus...

The Last Ninja

The Last Ninja

Commodore 64 - Released - July 15, 1987

The secrets of the Niniitsu way had been jealously guarded for centuries, only once every decade were the scrolls seen at the ritual of the White Ninja. None coveted these secrets more than the evil Shogun. Siezing the opportunity of the ritual he sprang a fiendish trap that destroyed the brotherhood, except for one . . . You. The Last Ninja. Your sworn oath is to recover the scrolls, you travel to the mystical lands of the Shogun. Already his guards are mastering The ways of the Ninjitsu. To reach the Shogun's Palace you must use allyour weapon craft and fighting skills as you travel...

Pegasus Bridge

Pegasus Bridge

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

Few hours before the Allied forces hit the beaches on D-Day (6 June 1944), an element of the British 6th Airborne Division made a night landing using gliders and parachutes, initiating Operation Deadstick. Its task was to capture the bridges on the Caen Canal and the river Orne, the only way east for the Allies from the 'Sword' beach. Pegasus Bridge is a platoon/company level wargame, set during the World War 2, and played in turns split into phases. The player may command either British or German side (there's also two player and demo mode). Fatigue and morale effects are taken into...

Rescate Atlántida

Rescate Atlántida

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1989

The advanced civilization of the planet Somerset built a gigantic exploratory spaceship called Atlantis, and sent it to research the planet Earth. After the completion of its task, the ship submerged to an oceanic abyss. The D.A.G. ("giant-looking depredators"), a war-mongering civilization, took possession of Atlantis with the intention of conquering Somerset and the universe. Somerset sends a hero to rescue Atlantis from the enemy, and return it home. Rescue from Atlantis is a Spanish side-scrolling action-adventure game divided in three loads. In the first load, the hero must find a way...

Soccer Team Manager

Soccer Team Manager

MS-DOS - Released - 1994

Your primary role is to manage a soccer team, and watch as they develop after each match, which earns or loses you money, without ever seeing or taking part in on field action. Chose from British and Italian football leagues to custom your own team from selection of top players to hire, fire or exchange with another club. Decisions made will determine their success, chose poorly and it reflects in the overall results. To help in the process, you can review their salaries and receive weekly financial information after a game. Pick avenue for your team to play, some are more expensive then...

Soccer Team Manager

Soccer Team Manager

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1994

Your primary role is to manage a soccer team, and watch as they develop after each match, which earns or loses you money, without ever seeing or taking part in on field action. Chose from British and Italian football leagues to custom your own team from selection of top players to hire, fire or exchange with another club. Decisions made will determine their success, chose poorly and it reflects in the overall results. To help in the process, you can review their salaries and receive weekly financial information after a game. Pick avenue for your team to play, some are more expensive then...

Steigar

Steigar

Atari ST - Released - 1989

You are Steigar and you used to make your living as a mercenary being paid to complete missions big or small as long as the price was right. That was until the CIA managed to find you and take you prisoner, but you were too good at your job and so they have made you join the US Navy and become a helicopter pilot to participate in one man missions against various threats to the USA. The game is a scrolling horizontal shoot-em-up viewed from the side as you start out on an aircraft carrier and fly over various assigned missions while shooting and killing many waves of enemies including...

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