Glossary

A-10 Tank Killer

A-10 Tank Killer

Release date: 1989

Genres: Flight, Simulation

Platforms: Amiga, Microsoft Dos

Publishers: Dynamix

A-10 Tank Killer is a 1989 combat flight simulator video game for DOS developed and published by Dynamix. An Amiga version was released in 1990. The game features an A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft. Following the success of Red Baron, version 1.5 was released in 1991 which included Gulf War missions and improved graphics and sounds. Several mission packs were sold separately. A sequel published by Sierra, Silent Thunder: A-10 Tank Killer II, was released in 1996.

AV-8B Harrier Assault

AV-8B Harrier Assault

Release date: 1992

Genres: Action, Combat, Flight, Real-time, Strategy, Simulation

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Domark

AV-8B Harrier Assault is a combat flight simulator/realtime strategy game developed by Simis and first published by Domark in 1992.

Airball

Airball

Release date: 1987

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Dos

Publishers: Microdeal

Airball is a computer game released in 1987 by Microdeal. It was programmed by Ed Scio, with graphics by Pete Lyon, music by Paul Shields, and level design by Pete Scott. Lyon was the artist for other Microdeal games in the late 1980s, such as Goldrunner.. The game was originally released for the Dragon 32/64 and TRS-80 Color Computer, with ports following for the Atari ST, Amiga, MS-DOS, Atari 8-bit, and Game Boy Advance. Airball was ported to the Apple IIgs, but saw an extremely limited run w…

Anarchy

Anarchy

Release date: 1990

Genres: Shooter

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga

Publishers: Psygnosis, http://www.mobygames.com/game/anarchy_

Anarchy is a horizontally-scrolling shooter released in 1990 for the Amiga and Atari ST.

Arnie II

Arnie II

Release date: 1993

Genres:

Platforms: Amiga, Microsoft Dos, Commodore 64

Publishers: Zeppelin Games

Arnie II, developed by Zeppelin Games in 1993, is a computer game and sequel to Arnie. It was written by David Sowerby with graphics by Neil Hislop. The music was created by Andrew Rodger. The game's manual says that "Arnie has been chosen to perform four missions that require stealth, skill and extreme violence." The muscleman shoots and bombs his way through four enemy-infested territories: Shutting down a chemical plant by blowing up enough pipeline valves. Clearing an airfield of enemy so…

Arcade Volleyball

Arcade Volleyball

Release date: 1988

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Amiga, Microsoft Dos, Commodore 64

Publishers: COMPUTE! Publications

Arcade Volleyball is a volleyball game originally written by Rhett Anderson. The author released the game later into the public domain.

Alien Breed II: The Horror Continues

Alien Breed II: The Horror Continues

Release date: 1993

Genres: Action

Platforms: Amiga

Publishers: Team17

Alien Breed II: The Horror Continues is a run and gun video game, the sequel to Alien Breed. It was released in 1993 by Team17 for the Amiga, available in both OCS/ECS and AGA versions. The AGA version of the game was also included as an extra in the Amiga CD32 version of Alien Breed: Tower Assault. The game engine for Alien Breed II was largely rewritten to allow smoother scrolling between screens (the code for which was carried over to another Team17 project, Superfrog, a 2D platformer game). …

A320 Airbus

A320 Airbus

Release date: 1991

Genres: Flight, Simulation

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Dos

Publishers: Thalion Software

A320 Airbus is a flight simulator personal computer game released in 1991 in which the player pilots an Airbus A320. The game was developed over three years, with cooperation from Lufthansa, Deutsche Airbus and Jeppesen. Originally the game was written by Rainer Bopf on Amiga and converted to the Atari ST by Christian Jungen. Last known version of the game is 1.44.In 1993 Thalion published two data disks which could be played as a separate game. They were based on the latest version of the game …

Astate: La Malédiction des Templiers

Astate: La Malédiction des Templiers

Release date: 1990

Genres: Adventure, Strategy

Platforms: Amiga

Publishers: New-Deal Productions

Astate: La Malédiction des Templiers is a 1990 adventure game developed by Calypso and published by New-Deal Productions for the Amiga and Atari ST. The game is notable for being a proto Myst-clone, released four years prior to the game being released.

Arnhem

Release date: 1985

Genres: War

Platforms: Amiga, Microsoft Dos, Amstrad CPC

Publishers: CCS

Arnhem: The 'Market Garden' Operation is a battle strategy game by CCS. It was released for the ZX Spectrum and Amstrad CPC in 1985, the Amstrad PCW in 1987, the MS-DOS in 1988, and for the Amiga in 1991.

Apidya

Apidya

Release date: 1992

Genres: Shoot 'em up

Platforms: Amiga

Publishers: Play Byte

Apidya (titled Abidja (アビヂャ) in Japanese characters below the title) is a horizontally scrolling shoot 'em up video game developed by German studio Kaiko and released by Play Byte in 1992 for the Amiga. It was Kaiko's second game developed. Despite being labelled II in the title it is not a sequel to any game, but has the digits placed there simply for a gag.

Arabian Nights

Release date: 1993

Genres: Platform

Platforms: Amiga

Publishers: Krisalis Software

Arabian Nights is a 1993 platform game first released on the Amiga. It was produced by Krisalis Software. The game was originally released on two floppy disks but later became available on CD for the Amiga CD32 release. The game was developed by Visiware Studios.The player controls the hero of the game, Sinbad Junior, a lowly gardener who witnesses the kidnap of the princess by a dragon. After Sinbad Junior tries to save her from the flying dragon, he ends up falling back to Earth and becoming u…

Alien Breed 3D

Alien Breed 3D

Release date: 1995

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Amiga

Publishers: Ocean Software

Alien Breed 3D is a first-person shooter, the fourth game in Team17's Alien Breed franchise, a series of science fiction-themed shooters. It was published in 1995 by Ocean Software. Team17 made the source code for Alien Breed 3D freely available in March 1997. They released the source code to the sequel, Alien Breed 3D II: The Killing Grounds, on the cover CD of Amiga Format magazine and although not mentioned in the accompanying magazine, the source code to Alien Breed 3D was also included on t…

A Prehistoric Tale

A Prehistoric Tale

Release date: 1990

Genres: Platform, Puzzle

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga

Publishers: Thalion

A Prehistoric Tale is a 1990 video game for the Amiga and Atari ST.

Archer Maclean's Pool

Archer Maclean's Pool

Release date: 1992

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Virgin Games

Archer Maclean's Pool is a computer game by Archer MacLean, published by Virgin Games in 1992 for the Commodore Amiga Atari ST and PC.

Action Fighter

Action Fighter

Release date: 1986

Genres: Racing, Shooter

Platforms: Amiga, Sega Master System, Microsoft Dos, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Arcade

Publishers: Sega

Action Fighter (アクション ファイター) is an overhead vehicular combat game released by Sega in 1986. It was ported to the Master System the same year, then to the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, and IBM PC compatibles. The player begins the game riding a superbike. In subsequent levels a sports car, a jet via added wings, jetski, helicopter and Formula One racing car can all be driven, as seen in the game's title screen. All of the vehicles are armed to deal with enemy vehicles and gun em…

Asterix and the Magic Carpet

Asterix and the Magic Carpet

Release date: 1987

Genres: Adventure, Arcade

Platforms: Amiga, Atari ST, Microsoft Dos, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64

Publishers: Coktel Vision

Asterix and the Magic Carpet is a computer game for the Amstrad CPC, Thomson TO8, Commodore 64, Amiga, and Atari ST home computers and for PCs running MS-DOS. The game is based on the eponymous volume 28 of the popular French Asterix comic books and was released in 1987.

Assassin

Assassin

Release date: 1992

Genres: Action

Platforms: Amiga

Publishers: Team17

Assassin is a platform video game with shoot 'em up elements for the Amiga. It was developed by Psionic Systems and published in 1992 by Team17, the company best known for the Worms franchise. Assassin was updated and re-released in 1994 as Assassin: Special Edition.

Arctic Moves

Arctic Moves

Release date: 1995

Genres: Shooter

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Dos

Publishers: Imagine Software

Arctic Moves is a 2-dimensional action-adventure game shooter game being the third chapter of the Moves Trilogy and followed by Army Moves in 1986 and Navy Moves in 1987. The game was developed by Dinamic Software and designed to be published for the Atari ST, but this version was not released due to Dinamic's Software bankruptcy (1992). The game was later ported for the PC MS-DOS based computers and published in 1995 by Dinamic Multimedia (founded by a part of Dinamic Software owners). The Atar…

Austerlitz (video game)

Austerlitz (video game)

Release date: 1989

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Dos

Publishers: Mirrorsoft

Austerlitz is a turn-based strategy video game developed by Personal Software Services and published by Mirrorsoft. It was released in the United Kingdom and Germany for the Amiga, Atari ST and MS-DOS home computers in 1989. It was also re-released in France for Amiga home computers by Mirror Image in 1991. The game is set during the Battle of Austerlitz of the Napoleonic Wars and revolves around Napoleon's forces defending the Austrian village of Austerlitz from the invading army of Alexander …