WWF Superstars

Published by: Technos Japan Corp. Developed by: Technos Japan Corp. Released: 1989 Also for: Nothing! Overview: As young lads in the late 80s we all loved American wrestling, especially the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) i.e. the one with Hulk Hogan in it. WWF Superstars brought the WWF licence into the arcades in 1989, much to the excitement of fans. Although there were some fairly good wrestling games on various formats (e.g. Championship Wrestling, Rock’n Wrestle), the only WWF licensed games were MicroLeague Wrestling (an obscure turn-based strategy game for the Commodore 64,…

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DEATHWISH III

Published by Gremlin Graphics Software Ltd. Developed by Gremlin Graphics Software Ltd. Released 1987 Platforms Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum Overview: For far too long, ruthless and merciless gangs have terrorised the streets. Muggings and robberies have become commonplace and the police seem powerless against the underworld. So, when the Chief of Police turns a blind eye, you take over where the law left off… You play CHARLES BRONSON’S leading role of street vigilante Paul Kersey, New York’s own unique brand of Justice Fighter, and you are out…

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BroForce

Broforce – A Manly Game for Manly Men, or Women. Every now and then a game comes out that stands above the rest. Broforce is that game. It’s got a retro feel, it’s exciting, Original and very tongue in cheek, and extremely manly (just like myself). Broforce is a side-scrolling run-and-gun platform game developed by Free Lives. Development began in April 2012 as a Ludum Dare game jam entry, entitled “Rambros” and it won first prize for being the most fun, development then continued and it eventually got a final…

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4D Boxing

Published by Mindscape International Ltd. Developed by Distinctive Software, Inc. Released 1991 Platforms Amiga, DOS, FM Towns, Macintosh, PC-98 Released in 1991 4D Boxing was an excellent sports simulation that was revolutionary for its use of Polygon graphics which at the time really turned heads. The graphics were remarkable with very accurately modelled fighters who moved in a very realistic manner, the sound effects were really good (especially the sound when one of the boxers were knocked down) and the overall presentation was really impressive. The aim of the game…

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Road Blasters

Published by U.S. Gold Ltd. Developed by Atari Games Corporation Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Genesis,Lynx, NES   COMPUTER VERSION OF THE BEST SELLING ARCADE GAME: Road Blasters, the computer version of the Coin-op sensation is ready to explode onto your computer screens! Prepare for a fast paced driving shoot ’em up that’s half road race and half battle. Set in the distant future, speed your way through, blasting enemy cars off the road as you pass through different countries and register at…

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HORACE GOES SKIING

Published by Sinclair Research Ltd. Developed by Psion Software Ltd. Released 1982 Also For Commodore 64, Dragon 32/64, Timex Sinclair 2068   HORACE GOES SKIING is a sequel to the very successful HUNGRY HORACE. The HORACE series pioneers the idea of inter-active cartoons. Help Horace to slalom down the mountain course between the flags and avoiding the trees — but first he must cross the busy roads to get to the ski slopes. A complex, colourful and outstanding computer game. Before Horace can get to the ski-slopes he must fetch…

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Super Stuntman

Published by Codemasters Software Company Limited, The Developed by Codemasters Software Company Limited, The Released 1988 Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64   SUPER STUNTMAN ————– Programming – Peter Williamson Concept – David Darling Graphics – James Wilson Cover Design – Nigel Fletcher Illustration – Gavin Music – David Whittaker Produced – Mark Baldock Directed – Jim Darling A brilliant stuntman simulation. Featuring: Desert car chases Power speed-boat racing Frantic forest rallying Turbo boost Grand Canyon jumping!! As SUPER STUNTMAN, you must fight your way through fires, explosions, cannonballs and…

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ARKANOID 2 – “The Revenge of Doh”

Published by Imagine Software Developed by Taito Corporation Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Arcade, Atari ST,Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, NES, Sharp X68000 OVERVIEW: The huge alien spacecraft, ZARG, has entered our universe. It is known to contain the dimension controlling force DOH, a being believed to have been destroyed forty thousand years ago in the Arkanoid Spacewars. Doh has metamorphisised into an even greater adversary and now threatens the very universe. Only your skill and split second timing can now save us! Deploy the new Vaus…

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GAUNTLET II

  Published by U.S. Gold Ltd. Developed by Atari Games Corporation Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS,Game Boy, NES, PlayStation 3 GAUNTLET II: How long you last depends on your health. Health is lost by contact with the monsters and as time elapses. It can be regained by picking up the food which can be found in the maze. Be careful, some food can be destroyed by your shots and some may be poisoned. The object of the game is to survive the monsters’ attacks for as…

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Outrun

Published by U.S. Gold Ltd. Developed by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Released 1987 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS,Game Gear, Genesis, J2ME, MSX, Nintendo 3DS, SEGA Master System, SEGA Saturn, TurboGrafx-16 Overview: The ultimate experience in motor sports simulation, the absolute challenge to nerves and reflexes. Feel the wind in your hair and the pull of the G-force as you power your way along the highways and byeways, a girl by your side and open country before you. Experience the exhilaration and excitement of driving a high performance sports car…

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