Glossary

James Pond

Release date: 1990

Genres: Platform

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Sega Mega Drive

Publishers: Millennium Interactive, Electronic Arts

James Pond: Underwater Agent is a platform video game that was developed by British video game developer Millennium Interactive and published by Millennium Interactive and Electronic Arts for the Amiga, Atari ST, Acorn Archimedes, and Sega Genesis. It was the first of three James Pond games.

Jim Power in Mutant Planet

Release date: 1992

Genres: Action, Platform

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Amstrad CPC

Publishers:

Jim Power in Mutant Planet is a platform video game developed by Digital Concept and published by Loriciel for the Amiga, Atari ST and Amstrad CPC in 1992. It was also released by Micro World for the TurboGrafx-CD in 1993 exclusively in Japan. The game features several contrasting modes of gameplay, including side-view platforming, top-view, and horizontal shoot 'em up. The soundtrack was composed by Chris Hülsbeck.

Jimmy Connors Pro Tennis Tour

Jimmy Connors Pro Tennis Tour

Release date: 1989

Genres: Sports

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

Publishers: Ubi Soft

Jimmy Connors Pro Tennis Tour is a video game developed by Blue Byte and originally released in 1989.

Jet

Jet

Release date: 1985

Genres: Flight, Simulation

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Apple Mac, Microsoft Dos, Commodore 64

Publishers: Sublogic

Jet is a combat flight simulator video game originally published in 1985 by Sublogic. The game was released in 1985 for MS-DOS and the Commodore 64, 1986 for the Apple II, 1988 for the Atari ST and Amiga, and 1989 for the Macintosh and NEC PC-9801.An updated version called Jet 2.0 was released for MS-DOS in 1987.

Judge Dredd

Release date: 1990

Genres: Platform

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64

Publishers: Virgin Mastertronic

Judge Dredd is a 1990 platform shoot 'em up game based on the character of the same name. It was developed by Random Access and published by Virgin Mastertronic. It was released in Europe in 1990, for the Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Judge Dredd was criticized for its gameplay, which was viewed as repetitive.

Jewels of Darkness

Jewels of Darkness

Release date: 1986

Genres: Adventure

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

Publishers: Telecomsoft

Jewels of Darkness (formerly the Middle-Earth Trilogy) is a trilogy of text adventure games by Level 9. The individual games were initially released separately in 1983. They featured some themes inspired by the books of J. R. R. Tolkien and so became known as the Middle-Earth Trilogy. In 1986 the three games were revised, expanded and rereleased together as a compilation. For legal reasons the references to Middle-earth were removed and the trilogy was retitled Jewels of Darkness. The games incl…

John Barnes European Football

John Barnes European Football

Release date: 1992

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga

Publishers:

John Barnes European Football is a soccer video game developed by Krisalis in 1992. The game was endorsed by popular footballer John Barnes.

James Pond 2

Release date: 1991

Genres: Platform

Platforms: Amiga, Atari ST, Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear, Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Dos, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, Nintendo GameBoy, Sega Mega Drive

Publishers: Millennium Interactive, Electronic Arts, U.S. Gold, Play It, Ocean Software, Valcon Games, http://www.gamespot.com/gba/action/jamespondcodenamerobocod/index.htmlCodemasters

James Pond 2: Codename: Robocod, also known as Super James Pond, is a platform video game and sequel to James Pond. It was developed by the same British teams as the original. The title music by Richard Joseph is a marimba-heavy rendition of the RoboCop film theme.James Pond 2 was originally released on the Amiga, Atari ST and Sega Genesis in 1991 by three different publishers. It was next ported to Amiga AGA, Amiga CD32, Game Gear, Commodore 64, Master System, PC, Acorn Archimedes, Game Boy and…

Joust (video game)

Joust (video game)

Release date: 1982

Genres: Action

Platforms: Atari ST, Apple Mac, Nintendo Nes, Atari 2600, Arcade

Publishers: Williams Electronics

Joust is an arcade game developed by Williams Electronics and released in 1982. It popularized the concept of two-player cooperative gameplay by being more successful at it than its predecessors. The player uses a button and joystick to control a knight riding a flying ostrich. The objective is to progress through levels by defeating waves of enemy knights riding buzzards. John Newcomer led the development team, which included Bill Pfutzenreuter, Janice Woldenberg-Miller (former surname: Hendric…

Jimmy White's 'Whirlwind' Snooker

Jimmy White's 'Whirlwind' Snooker

Release date: 1991

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Windows, Sega Mega Drive

Publishers: Virgin Games

Jimmy White's 'Whirlwind' Snooker is a video game by Archer MacLean, released by Virgin Games in 1991 for the Commodore Amiga, Atari ST and PC (later for the Sega Mega Drive). 'Whirlwind' Snooker is a realistic snooker simulator. Although the game was not the first to simulate snooker (or pool) in 3D, it made full use of the processing power and graphics capabilities of 16-bit home computers and was praised for its then ground-breaking realism and easy-to-use interface. ACE said that the game wa…