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ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Bug-Byte Software
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Manic Miner (1983)(Bug-Byte Software) Released Jul, 1983 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, bada, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, Dragon 32/64, Game Boy Advance, iPad, iPhone, Memotech MTX, MSX, Oric, Tatung Einstein, Windows Phone Published by Bug-Byte Software Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description You play the role of Miner Willy, a bold explorer and adventurer. He discovers a network of underground caverns used by an...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Ultimate Play The Game
software

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Jetpac (1983)(Ultimate Play The Game)[16K] Developed by Ashby Computers and Graphics Ltd. Released May, 1983 Also For BBC Micro, VIC-20 Published by Ultimate - Play the Game Perspective Side view Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Platform, Shooter Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Jetman has crash-landed on a distant planet, with ledges suspended in mid-air and populated by various nasties, and he must escape and find his way home. Your first task is to retrieve each of the...
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ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Ultimate Play The Game
software

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Atic Atac (1983)(Ultimate Play The Game) Developed by Ashby Computers and Graphics Ltd. Released Dec, 1983 Also For BBC Micro Published by Ultimate - Play the Game Perspective Top-down Setting Fantasy Genre Action Gameplay Puzzle elements Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description As the game begins, the player character falls through a trapdoor and ends up inside an evil castle with only one way to get out of it - find all the pieces of the great ACG key that unlocks the main door. Atic Atac is an...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Ocean
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Donkey Kong (1986)(Ocean) Developed by Nintendo Co., Ltd. Released 1986 Also For Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Atari 8-bit, Coleco Adam, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Dedicated handheld, Game Boy Advance, Intellivision, MSX, NES, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch, PC Booter, TI-99/4A, VIC-20, Wii, Wii U Published by Ocean Software Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Released in the arcades in 1981, Donkey...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Software Projects
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Manic Miner (1983)(Software Projects) Released Jul, 1983 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, bada, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, Dragon 32/64, Game Boy Advance, iPad, iPhone, Memotech MTX, MSX, Oric, Tatung Einstein, Windows Phone Published by Bug-Byte Software Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description You play the role of Miner Willy, a bold explorer and adventurer. He discovers a network of underground caverns used by an...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Domark
movies

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007 - A View to a Kill (1985)(Domark)(Part 1 of 3) Developed by Softstone Ltd Released 1985 Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX Published by Serma Software Perspective 1st-person, Side view, Top-down Genre Action, Adventure Misc Licensed Description You are James Bond and you must stop Max Zorin from destroying Silicon Valley and dominating the microchip market. This game will take you to Paris and San Francisco. In Paris you will need to chase Mayday in your vehicle as she parachutes down...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Domark
software

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007 - Licence to Kill (1989)(Domark)[a][128K] Developed by Quixel Released 1989 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX Published by Domark Limited Genre Action, Racing / Driving Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Vehicular Helicopter, Naval / Watercraft Perspective Top-down Narrative Spy / Espionage Misc Licensed Description A "James Bond" action/arcade game based on the movie with the same name. Your aim is to avenge the death of Felix Leiter, who was killed...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by D&H Games
software

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favorite 2

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Multi-Player Soccer Manager (1991)(D&H Games)[a] Released 1991 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64 Published by D&H; Games Gameplay Managerial / Business Simulation Genre Sports, Strategy/Tactics Sport Football (European) / Soccer Description Multi-Player Soccer Manager is a football/soccer management game that allows up to four players to play at the same time. The game has four divisions from Division 1 to Division 4 with 16 teams in each division. Each team is...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Ultimate Play The Game
software

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Jetpac (1983)(Ultimate Play The Game)[a][16K] Developed by Ashby Computers and Graphics Ltd. Released May, 1983 Also For BBC Micro, VIC-20 Published by Ultimate - Play the Game Perspective Side view Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Platform, Shooter Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Jetman has crash-landed on a distant planet, with ledges suspended in mid-air and populated by various nasties, and he must escape and find his way home. Your first task is to retrieve each of...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Domark
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007 - Licence to Kill (1989)(Domark) Developed by Quixel Released 1989 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX Published by Domark Limited Genre Action, Racing / Driving Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Vehicular Helicopter, Naval / Watercraft Perspective Top-down Narrative Spy / Espionage Misc Licensed Description A "James Bond" action/arcade game based on the movie with the same name. Your aim is to avenge the death of Felix Leiter, who was killed by the...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Domark
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007 - Licence to Kill (1989)(Domark)[128K] Developed by Quixel Released 1989 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX Published by Domark Limited Genre Action, Racing / Driving Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Vehicular Helicopter, Naval / Watercraft Perspective Top-down Narrative Spy / Espionage Misc Licensed Description A "James Bond" action/arcade game based on the movie with the same name. Your aim is to avenge the death of Felix Leiter, who was killed by...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Domark
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007 - Live and Let Die (1988)(Domark)[a] Developed by Elite Systems Ltd. Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64 Published by Domark Limited Perspective Behind view Genre Action Misc Licensed Gameplay Shooter Description You are James Bond 007 and you must stop Mr. Big from delivering heroin for free. You control a boat that can destroy enemy boats and can go up to 100 MPH. You must dodge or destroy enemy boats and must dodge defensive gun fire. From Mobygames.com....
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Domark
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007 - A View to a Kill (1985)(Domark)(Part 3 of 3) Developed by Softstone Ltd Released 1985 Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX Published by Serma Software Perspective 1st-person, Side view, Top-down Genre Action, Adventure Misc Licensed Description You are James Bond and you must stop Max Zorin from destroying Silicon Valley and dominating the microchip market. This game will take you to Paris and San Francisco. In Paris you will need to chase Mayday in your vehicle as she parachutes down...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Domark
software

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007 - A View to a Kill (1985)(Domark)(Part 2 of 3) Developed by Softstone Ltd Released 1985 Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX Published by Serma Software Perspective 1st-person, Side view, Top-down Genre Action, Adventure Misc Licensed Description You are James Bond and you must stop Max Zorin from destroying Silicon Valley and dominating the microchip market. This game will take you to Paris and San Francisco. In Paris you will need to chase Mayday in your vehicle as she parachutes down...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Games Workshop
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Chaos - The Battle of the Wizards (1985)(Games Workshop) Released 1985 Also For iPad, iPhone Published by Games Workshop Ltd. Perspective Bird's-eye view Pacing Turn-based Genre Strategy/Tactics Setting Fantasy Description Chaos is a fantasy strategy game written by Julian Gollop , who later became famous for X-Com . In it you are a wizard who battles it out against up to seven other wizards that can be both player and/or computer controlled. The last one alive wins. The game is turn based and...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Elite Systems
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1942 (1986)(Elite Systems)[a3] Developed by Illusion Softworks, a.s. Released 1999 Platforms Dreamcast, PlayStation, Windows Published by TalonSoft, Inc. Perspective 1st-person, 3rd-person (Other) Genre Action, Strategy/Tactics Setting World War II Narrative War Description In Hidden & Dangerous , the player is in charge of four Allied commandos in operations during World War II. One of them in controlled directly in first-person perspective and the others in a tactics mode. The campaign is...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Domark
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007 - Lord Bromley's Estate (1990)(Domark)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Domark
software

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007 - Live and Let Die (1988)(Domark) Developed by Elite Systems Ltd. Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64 Published by Domark Limited Perspective Behind view Genre Action Misc Licensed Gameplay Shooter Description You are James Bond 007 and you must stop Mr. Big from delivering heroin for free. You control a boat that can destroy enemy boats and can go up to 100 MPH. You must dodge or destroy enemy boats and must dodge defensive gun fire. From Mobygames.com....
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Domark
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007 - Lord Bromley's Estate (1990)(Domark)[a2]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Domark
software

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007 - Lord Bromley's Estate (1990)(Domark)[a]
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ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Mirrorsoft
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Tetris (1988)(Mirrorsoft) Developed by Elorg Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, BBC Micro, DOS, Electron, Macintosh, MSX Published by Mirrorsoft Ltd. Perspective Side view Interface Direct Control Genre Action, Puzzle Gameplay Falling Block Puzzle Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description The original commercially-licensed version of Alexey Pajitnov 's classic Tetris puzzle game. Geometric shapes fall from the top of a playfield to rest on the...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Ultimate Play The Game
software

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Jetpac (1983)(Ultimate Play The Game)[a2][16K] Developed by Ashby Computers and Graphics Ltd. Released May, 1983 Also For BBC Micro, VIC-20 Published by Ultimate - Play the Game Perspective Side view Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Platform, Shooter Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Jetman has crash-landed on a distant planet, with ledges suspended in mid-air and populated by various nasties, and he must escape and find his way home. Your first task is to retrieve each of...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Codemasters
software

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Dizzy - The Ultimate Cartoon Adventure (1987)(Codemasters) Released 1987 Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 Published by Codemasters Software Company Limited, The Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Platform, Puzzle elements Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Dizzy's world is being threatened by the evil wizard Zaks. The player takes control of Dizzy, the anthropomorphic egg, who must search the land for a Leprechaun's Wig, a Cloud's Silver Lining, a Vampire Dux Feather, and Troll...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Hi-Tec Software
software

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Space Rider - Jet Pack Co. (1990)(Hi-Tec Software)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Elite Systems
software

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1942 (1986)(Elite Systems) Developed by Illusion Softworks, a.s. Released 1999 Platforms Dreamcast, PlayStation, Windows Published by TalonSoft, Inc. Perspective 1st-person, 3rd-person (Other) Genre Action, Strategy/Tactics Setting World War II Narrative War Description In Hidden & Dangerous , the player is in charge of four Allied commandos in operations during World War II. One of them in controlled directly in first-person perspective and the others in a tactics mode. The campaign is...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Cascade Games
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19 Part 1 - Boot Camp (1988)(Cascade Games)[128K] Released 1988 Also For Commodore 64 Published by Cascade Games, Ltd. Misc Licensed Perspective 1st-person, Behind view, Side view Genre Action, Racing / Driving Gameplay Fighting, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description As one of up to four newly recruited soldiers at the time of the Vietnam War (these people had an average age of 19, as the title refers to), you must first face the tough Boot Camp. Conceptually it’s similar to Boot Camp , a...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Electric Dreams Software
software

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R-Type (1988)(Electric Dreams Software)[b] Developed by Irem Corp. Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Android, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy, iPad, iPhone, J2ME, MSX, Nintendo 3DS, Ouya, PC-88, Sharp X68000, SEGA Master System, TurboGrafx-16, TurboGrafx CD, Wii, Wii U Published by Electric Dreams Software Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Vehicular Space Flight Perspective Side view Visual 2D scrolling Description R-Type is a side scrolling...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Elite Systems
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1942 (1986)(Elite Systems)[a6] Developed by Illusion Softworks, a.s. Released 1999 Platforms Dreamcast, PlayStation, Windows Published by TalonSoft, Inc. Perspective 1st-person, 3rd-person (Other) Genre Action, Strategy/Tactics Setting World War II Narrative War Description In Hidden & Dangerous , the player is in charge of four Allied commandos in operations during World War II. One of them in controlled directly in first-person perspective and the others in a tactics mode. The campaign is...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Ultimate Play The Game
software

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Sabre Wulf (1984)(Ultimate Play The Game) Developed by Ashby Computers and Graphics Ltd. Released May, 1984 Also For Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64 Published by Ultimate - Play the Game Perspective Top-down Genre Action Gameplay Puzzle elements Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description The ACG amulet (a reference to Ultimate's formal name of Ashby Computers and Graphics), has been split into four pieces, which are located in different parts of a jungle, and you're the intrepid explorer sent...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Elite Systems
software

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1942 (1986)(Elite Systems)[a4] Developed by Illusion Softworks, a.s. Released 1999 Platforms Dreamcast, PlayStation, Windows Published by TalonSoft, Inc. Perspective 1st-person, 3rd-person (Other) Genre Action, Strategy/Tactics Setting World War II Narrative War Description In Hidden & Dangerous , the player is in charge of four Allied commandos in operations during World War II. One of them in controlled directly in first-person perspective and the others in a tactics mode. The campaign is...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Ultimate Play The Game
software

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Knight Lore (1984)(Ultimate Play The Game) Developed by Ashby Computers and Graphics Ltd. Released Dec, 1984 Also For Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, MSX, NES Published by Ultimate - Play the Game Perspective Bird's-eye view Setting Fantasy Genre Action Gameplay Platform, Puzzle elements Visual Fixed / Flip-screen, Isometric Description Our hero must reach Melkhior, a somewhat eccentric wizard who is the only one who can save him. As with most Ultimate titles of the day, reaching him is a long and...
Topic: Isometric graphics
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Addictive Games
software

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Football Manager (1982)(Addictive Games) Developed by Addictive Games Ltd Released 1982 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, DOS, Dragon 32/64, Electron, MSX, Oric, TRS-80, VIC-20, ZX80, ZX81 Published by Addictive Games Ltd Perspective Side view Sport Football (European) / Soccer Genre Sports, Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Managerial / Business Simulation Description The football management game style has been one of the most enduring...
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ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by FELL
software

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Manic Miner 2000 (2000)(FELL)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by A & F Software
software

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Chuckie Egg (1983)(A & F Software) Developed by A&F; Software Ltd. Released 1983 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Android, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, Dragon 32/64, Electron, J2ME, MSX, Tatung Einstein Published by A&F; Software Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description In the game you play Hen House Harry who has to collect 12 (a dozen) eggs from each level, while avoiding the ducklings. The levels...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Ocean
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Batman (1986)(Ocean) Developed by Ocean Software Ltd. Released 1986 Also For Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, MSX Published by Ocean Software Ltd. Genre Action Gameplay Puzzle elements Perspective Bird's-eye view Visual Fixed / Flip-screen, Isometric Interface Direct Control Misc Licensed Description Robin was repairing the Batmobile when he was kidnapped. Before Batman can contemplate rescuing him, he must reassemble the car from its seven parts. There are all over the Batcave, in this isometric...
Topic: Isometric graphics
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Ocean
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Robocop (1988)(Ocean)[128K] Developed by Ocean Software Ltd. Released 1988 Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, DOS, Game Boy, MSX Published by Ocean Software Ltd. Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Arcade, Platform Perspective Side view Visual 2D scrolling Misc Licensed Description Based on the 1987 movie of the same name, 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...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by CDS Microsystems
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3D Painter (1983)(CDS Microsystems)[b2] Platform ZX Spectrum Released 1983 Published by CDS Microsystems Perspective Top-down Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description 3D Painter is a maze game similar to the arcades respectively either aesthetically or gameplay-wise to Make Trax (Alpha Denshi, 1981) and Pac-Man (Namco, 1981). The player has to course the entire maze just like Pac-Man has to "eat" every dot present on the screen. The same principle is also...
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ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Codemasters
software

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1st Division Manager (1991)(Codemasters) Developed by Codemasters Software Company Limited, The Released 1991 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64 Published by Codemasters Software Company Limited, The Perspective Top-down Sport Football (European) / Soccer Genre Sports Gameplay Managerial / Business Simulation Description 1st Division Manager is a football management game where the player takes on a team of their choice in any of the top four English leagues. On the main menu...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Domark
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007 - The Living Daylights (1987)(Domark)[a] Developed by Sculptured Software, Inc. Released 1987 Also For Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, MSX Published by Domark Limited Perspective Side view Genre Action Misc Licensed Narrative Spy / Espionage Description The Living Daylights is a side-scrolling action game which features eight levels of gameplay, centered around the Timothy Dalton movie of the same name. Beginning with a "training" mission in Gibraltar, Bond...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Elite Systems
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1942 (1986)(Elite Systems)[a5] Developed by Illusion Softworks, a.s. Released 1999 Platforms Dreamcast, PlayStation, Windows Published by TalonSoft, Inc. Perspective 1st-person, 3rd-person (Other) Genre Action, Strategy/Tactics Setting World War II Narrative War Description In Hidden & Dangerous , the player is in charge of four Allied commandos in operations during World War II. One of them in controlled directly in first-person perspective and the others in a tactics mode. The campaign is...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Sinclair Research
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Horace Goes Skiing (1982)(Sinclair Research) Developed by Psion Software Ltd. Released 1982 Also For Commodore 64, Dragon 32/64, Timex Sinclair 2068 Published by Sinclair Research Ltd. Perspective Top-down Sport Snowboarding / Skiing Genre Action, Sports Gameplay Platform Visual 2D scrolling Description A more accurate title for this would be "Horace Goes Skiing, but only if he can brave a Frogger clone first", as you start the game by having to reach the ski shop to get skis, and...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Domark
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007 - Q's Armoury (1990)(Domark)[a]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by U.S. Gold
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Out Run (1988)(U.S. Gold)[128K] 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, Nintendo Switch, SEGA Master System, SEGA Saturn, TurboGrafx-16 Published by U.S. Gold Ltd. Perspective Behind view Vehicular Automobile, Street Racing Genre Racing / Driving Gameplay Arcade Description OutRun is a racing game that allows the player to race across varied terrain in a readily available...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Domark
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007 - Q's Armoury (1990)(Domark)
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ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Mastertronic Added Dimension
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180 (1986)(Mastertronic Added Dimension)[128K] Developed by Binary Design, Ltd. Released 1986 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MSX Published by M.A.D. Perspective 1st-person Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Board Game Description 180 is a darts simulation game and it follows the traditional darts rules where you compete against an opponent to see who scores the 501 points first on a best out of three sets. If you play against the computer in a Championship...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Mastertronic Added Dimension
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Vector Ball (1988)(Mastertronic Added Dimension)[a] Developed by Binary Design, Ltd. Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS Published by M.A.D. Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Visual Isometric Description This one on one future sport combines ideas from a number of real-world competitions, most notably the schoolgirl favourite Netball (I wonder why the ad blurb makes no mention of this?). The action is viewed isometrically, so moving the joystick up...
Topic: Isometric graphics
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Ocean
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Match Day II (1987)(Ocean) Developed by Ocean Software Ltd. Released 1987 Also For Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Commodore 64, MSX Published by Ocean Software Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action, Simulation, Sports Sport Football (European) / Soccer Description The original Match Day was the first serious football game to hit the Spectrum, and this sequel emerged over 2 years later. League and Cup tournaments for up to 8 teams (any or all of which can be human-controlled) are offered alongside...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Ocean
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Rambo III (1988)(Ocean)[128K] Developed by Ocean Software Ltd. Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX Published by Ocean Software Ltd. Perspective Top-down Genre Action Misc Licensed Gameplay Arcade Description Rambo's mission is set deep in Afghanistan, in the days when the Soviets occupied it, and America was putting this right (we won't mention who they enlisted to do so). Colonel Trautman has been kidnapped by the Soviets, and you've gone in there to...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Tartan Software
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1942 Mission (1985)(Tartan Software)[a] Platform ZX Spectrum Released 1984 Published by Cases Computer Simulations Ltd. Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Narrative Spy / Espionage Genre Adventure Setting Europe, World War II Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure Description 1942 Mission is an award-winning text adventure game by Tom Frost. You play as a secret agent during World War II who must parachute into a German military base to steal plans for a new recipe for rocket fuel. You...
Topic: Text adventures
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Mastertronic
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1985 - The Day After (1985)(Mastertronic)[a2] Developed by Severn Software Released 1985 Also For Commodore 64 Published by Mastertronic Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description The control of Big Brother (referring to George Orwell's novel 1984, hence the game's title) has been overthrown, and mankind is self-reliant again. The first task in achieving this is to find the required quantity of energy pods. Big Brother stored them on caverns under the...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Mastertronic
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1985 - The Day After (1985)(Mastertronic)[a3] Developed by Severn Software Released 1985 Also For Commodore 64 Published by Mastertronic Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description The control of Big Brother (referring to George Orwell's novel 1984, hence the game's title) has been overthrown, and mankind is self-reliant again. The first task in achieving this is to find the required quantity of energy pods. Big Brother stored them on caverns under the...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Sinclair Research
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Hungry Horace (1982)(Sinclair Research) Developed by Psion Software Ltd. Released 1982 Also For Commodore 64, Dragon 32/64, Timex Sinclair 2068 Published by Sinclair Research Ltd. Perspective Top-down Genre Action Description This was one of the Spectrum’s earliest Pac-Man -influenced games, taking place on a quick succession of small levels. The level designs have a lot of complex corridors and side-lines, as well as at least one wrap-around section and one tunnel – the ghosts may well be...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Firebird Software
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Druid (1986)(Firebird Software)[a] Released 1986 Also For Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, MSX, NES, Tatung Einstein Published by Firebird Software Perspective Bird's-eye view Setting Fantasy Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Visual 2D scrolling Description Druid is an action game inspired by the arcade hit Gauntlet . As the eponymous hero, your job is to destroy four magic skulls hidden over eight levels. The game is presented in a top-down view. The druid walks around the terrain seeking...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Incentive Software
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1984 - The Game of Economic Survival (1983)(Incentive Software) Released 1984 Also For BBC Micro Published by Incentive Software Ltd. Gameplay Managerial / Business Simulation Genre Strategy/Tactics Description 1984: A Game of Government Management is a financial management game which gives you the chance to be the Chancellor of the Exchequer for the United Kingdom in the 1980s. Starting in 1984 with the real economy figures from 1982/83, you must try to survive in office for as long as...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Psion Software
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3D Chess (1986)(Psion Software)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Codemasters
software

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Rock Star Ate my Hamster (1989)(Codemasters)[t][128K] Developed by Codemasters Software Company Limited, The Released 1989 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64 Published by Codemasters Software Company Limited, The Gameplay Managerial / Business Simulation Genre Strategy/Tactics Narrative Adult Description The player takes the role of Cecil Pitt, a wannabe rock star manager. They must choose from 1-4 rock stars (with names such as Tina Turnoff and Wacko Jacko) to manage by...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Freddy Kristiansen
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3D Pacman (1983)(Freddy Kristiansen)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Codemasters
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1st Division Manager (1991)(Codemasters)[128K] Developed by Codemasters Software Company Limited, The Released 1991 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64 Published by Codemasters Software Company Limited, The Perspective Top-down Sport Football (European) / Soccer Genre Sports Gameplay Managerial / Business Simulation Description 1st Division Manager is a football management game where the player takes on a team of their choice in any of the top four English leagues. On the main...
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by Mastertronic Added Dimension
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180 (1986)(Mastertronic Added Dimension)[a5] Developed by Binary Design, Ltd. Released 1986 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MSX Published by M.A.D. Perspective 1st-person Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Board Game Description 180 is a darts simulation game and it follows the traditional darts rules where you compete against an opponent to see who scores the 501 points first on a best out of three sets. If you play against the computer in a Championship...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Incentive Software
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1984 - The Game of Economic Survival (1983)(Incentive Software)[a] Released 1984 Also For BBC Micro Published by Incentive Software Ltd. Gameplay Managerial / Business Simulation Genre Strategy/Tactics Description 1984: A Game of Government Management is a financial management game which gives you the chance to be the Chancellor of the Exchequer for the United Kingdom in the 1980s. Starting in 1984 with the real economy figures from 1982/83, you must try to survive in office for as long as...
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by Laszlo Nyitrai
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15 OS (1998)(Laszlo Nyitrai)(hu)[128K]
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by Mikro-Gen
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180 (1983)(Mikro-Gen) Platform ZX Spectrum Released 1983 Published by Mikro-Gen Ltd Perspective 1st-person Sport Darts / Target Shooting Genre Sports Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description One of the earliest darts simulations, the game has nine skill levels. Taking a shot involves two stages: First, players watch a cursor move around the board and press Enter to stop it on the desired number. After this, a small representation of the number's section, complete with double, treble and...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by U.S. Gold
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10th Frame (1986)(U.S. Gold)[a] Developed by Access Software, Inc. Released 1986 Also For Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX Published by U.S. Gold Ltd. Perspective Behind view Sport Bowling Genre Sports Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Leader Board authors Bruce and Roger Carver tried their hand at tenpin bowling, in one of the game's earliest recreations. The process of bowling the ball involves timing a succession of clicks to set the right angle, speed and curve, similarly...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by CRL Group
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Tau Ceti (1985)(CRL Group)[a]
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by Melbourne House
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Enterprise (1987)(Melbourne House)
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by Hewson Consultants
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Cybernoid - The Fighting Machine (1988)(Hewson Consultants)[a][128K] Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, iPad, iPhone, NES, Wii Published by Hewson Consultants Ltd. Perspective Side view Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Shooter Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description There are three asteroids, hidden among thousands, where various minerals and precious gems were stored. It was believed the riches would be safe there, until the Zoggians discovered...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Elite Systems
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1942 (1986)(Elite Systems)[a] Developed by Illusion Softworks, a.s. Released 1999 Platforms Dreamcast, PlayStation, Windows Published by TalonSoft, Inc. Perspective 1st-person, 3rd-person (Other) Genre Action, Strategy/Tactics Setting World War II Narrative War Description In Hidden & Dangerous , the player is in charge of four Allied commandos in operations during World War II. One of them in controlled directly in first-person perspective and the others in a tactics mode. The campaign is...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Domark
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007 - The Living Daylights (1987)(Domark)[lightgun] Developed by Sculptured Software, Inc. Released 1987 Also For Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, MSX Published by Domark Limited Perspective Side view Genre Action Misc Licensed Narrative Spy / Espionage Description The Living Daylights is a side-scrolling action game which features eight levels of gameplay, centered around the Timothy Dalton movie of the same name. Beginning with a "training" mission in Gibraltar,...
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by Domark
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007 - The Living Daylights (1987)(Domark)[a3] Developed by Sculptured Software, Inc. Released 1987 Also For Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, MSX Published by Domark Limited Perspective Side view Genre Action Misc Licensed Narrative Spy / Espionage Description The Living Daylights is a side-scrolling action game which features eight levels of gameplay, centered around the Timothy Dalton movie of the same name. Beginning with a "training" mission in Gibraltar, Bond...
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by Firebird Software
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3D Pool (1989)(Firebird Software) Developed by Aardvark Software Released 1989 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, Electron, MSX Published by Firebird Software Perspective 1st-person Genre Sports Sport Pool / Snooker Description Sharkey's 3D Pool is one of the earliest 3D cue-sports games, featuring a fully-rotating table and variable viewpoint allowing for much more realistic shot-playing than the traditional top-down game style (although the game can be played...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Domark
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007 - The Living Daylights (1987)(Domark)[a2] Developed by Sculptured Software, Inc. Released 1987 Also For Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, MSX Published by Domark Limited Perspective Side view Genre Action Misc Licensed Narrative Spy / Espionage Description The Living Daylights is a side-scrolling action game which features eight levels of gameplay, centered around the Timothy Dalton movie of the same name. Beginning with a "training" mission in Gibraltar, Bond...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Software Projects
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Jet Set Willy (1984)(Software Projects) Developed by Software Projects Ltd. Released 1984 Also For Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, Dragon 32/64, Electron, iPad, iPhone, Memotech MTX, MSX, Tatung Einstein, Windows Phone, Xbox 360 Published by Software Projects Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Platform Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Cult hero Matthew Smith followed up Manic Miner with a seminal platform game. Having struck it lucky in...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Elite Systems
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1942 (1986)(Elite Systems)[a2] Developed by Illusion Softworks, a.s. Released 1999 Platforms Dreamcast, PlayStation, Windows Published by TalonSoft, Inc. Perspective 1st-person, 3rd-person (Other) Genre Action, Strategy/Tactics Setting World War II Narrative War Description In Hidden & Dangerous , the player is in charge of four Allied commandos in operations during World War II. One of them in controlled directly in first-person perspective and the others in a tactics mode. The campaign is...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by Firebird Software
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Elite (1985)(Firebird Software)[a2] Released 1985 Also For Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, NES, SAM Coupé, Tatung Einstein Published by Firebird Software Pacing Real-Time Genre Action, Simulation Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Managerial / Business Simulation Perspective 1st-person Vehicular Space Flight Interface Direct Control Description Elite is a free-form space trading and combat simulation, commonly considered the progenitor...
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
by U.S. Gold
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10th Frame (1986)(U.S. Gold)[a5] Developed by Access Software, Inc. Released 1986 Also For Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX Published by U.S. Gold Ltd. Perspective Behind view Sport Bowling Genre Sports Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Leader Board authors Bruce and Roger Carver tried their hand at tenpin bowling, in one of the game's earliest recreations. The process of bowling the ball involves timing a succession of clicks to set the right angle, speed and curve, similarly...