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Netherworld

Netherworld

Release date: 1988

Genres: Shoot 'em up

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

Publishers: Hewson Consultants

Netherworld is a shoot 'em up video game published by Hewson in 1988. It was originally developed by Jukka Tapanimäki for the Commodore 64, and original music was composed by Jori Olkkonen.

Nord and Bert Couldn't Make Head or Tail of It

Nord and Bert Couldn't Make Head or Tail of It

Release date: 1987

Genres: Interactive fiction

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

Publishers: Infocom

Nord and Bert Couldn't Make Head or Tail of It is an interactive fiction computer game written by Jeff O'Neill and published by Infocom in 1987. It was released simultaneously for several popular computer platforms of the time, such as the PC and Commodore 64. Nord and Bert was unique among Infocom games in that it used the game engine to present wordplay puzzles rather than an adventure story. It was Infocom's twenty-seventh game.

Nitro

Nitro

Release date: 1990

Genres: Racing

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga

Publishers: Psygnosis

Nitro is a top-down perspective racing video game for the Amiga and Atari ST. It was developed by Psygnosis and published in 1990.

Nicky 2

Nicky 2

Release date: 1992

Genres: Platform

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Dos

Publishers: Microïds

Nicky 2, or Nicky II, is a platform game developed and originally released for the Amiga, Atari ST, and MS-DOS by Microïds in 1992. It is a sequel to 1992's Nicky Boom in which boy Nicky returns to fight evil forces. Its iPhone version was released as Nicky Boom 2 in 2009.

Night Shift

Night Shift

Release date: 1990

Genres: Action

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

Publishers:

Night Shift is a computer game developed by Attention to Detail and published in 1990 by Lucasfilm Games. It is a unique action game where the hero is a worker in a factory owned by Industrial Might and Logic (a parody of Industrial Light and Magic). The player's character ensures that the factory is working properly as it cranks out Star Wars action figures, including those of stormtroopers and Darth Vader. The object of the game is to always ensure the factory is working properly, and to move …

Ninja Rabbits

Ninja Rabbits

Release date: 1991

Genres: Beat'em-up

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Dos

Publishers: MicroValue

Ninja Rabbits is a 1991 video game by MicroValue.The protagonist is a tall, anthropomorphic, anonymous rabbit with dark brown fur, a stick, and a ninja costume. He has to save a factory from destruction. The game was followed by International Ninja Rabbits.

Nine Princes in Amber

Nine Princes in Amber

Release date: 1985

Genres: Adventure, Music

Platforms: Atari ST, Microsoft Windows, Commodore 64

Publishers: Telarium

Nine Princes in Amber is an interactive fiction computer game with graphics. The game was published by Telarium, a subsidiary of Spinnaker Software, in 1985. The game is based upon the fantasy novels Nine Princes in Amber and The Guns of Avalon by Roger Zelazny.

North & South

North & South

Release date: 1989

Genres: Action, Strategy

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

Publishers: Infogrames, Kemco

North & South is a combined strategy and action game released in 1989 for the Commodore Amiga and Atari ST and ported later for NES, Amstrad CPC, MSX, DOS and ZX Spectrum. It was developed and published by Infogrames. North & South is an offshoot of the Belgian comic series Les Tuniques Bleues (by Raoul Cauvin and Louis Salverius/Willy Lambillotte, from Dupuis) which is based on the American Civil War. The player basically acts out the Civil War, choosing to play as either the North or the South…

Navy SEALS

Navy SEALS

Release date: 1990

Genres: Platform

Platforms: Amiga, Atari ST, Nintendo GameBoy, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64

Publishers: Ocean Software

Navy SEALS is a shoot 'em up platform video game developed and published by Ocean Software. It was first released in the United Kingdom for the Amstrad CPC, Amstrad GX4000 and Commodore 64 in 1990. It was later re-released in the rest of Europe for the ZX Spectrum, Atari ST and Amiga home computers in the following year. It was then ported to the Game Boy on 1 September 1991 in the United States. The game is based on the film of the same name and follows the protagonist, Lieutenant Dale Hawkins,…

Ninja Spirit

Ninja Spirit

Release date: 1988

Genres: Platform

Platforms: Amiga, Atari ST, Nintendo GameBoy, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Arcade

Publishers: Irem NEC

Ninja Spirit, known in Japan as Saigo no Nindou (最後の忍道), is a 1988 platform arcade game developed and published by Irem.

Ninja (video game)

Ninja (video game)

Release date: 1986

Genres: Beat'em-up

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Dos, Amstrad CPC, Arcade

Publishers: Mastertronic

Ninja (Amiga, Atari ST, Arcade title: Ninja Mission) is a flip screen beat 'em up game developed by Sculptured Software and released by Mastertronic in 1986 for the Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, and ZX Spectrum, then in 1987 for the Amstrad CPC, Amiga, Atari ST, and MS-DOS. An arcade version of the game was released in 1987 for Mastertronic's Arcadia Systems which is based on Amiga hardware.Ninja was written by Steve Coleman, who previously created the Atari 8-bit games Rainbow Walker and Th…

Narc

Narc

Release date: 1988

Genres: Action

Platforms: Amiga, Atari ST, Nintendo Nes, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Arcade

Publishers:

Narc is a 1988 run and gun arcade game designed by Eugene Jarvis for Williams Electronics and programmed by George Petro. It was one of the first ultra-violent video games and a frequent target of parental criticism of the video game industry. The object is to arrest and kill drug offenders, confiscate their money and drugs, and defeat "Mr. Big". It was the first game in the newly restarted Williams Electronics coin-op division, after being acquired by Midway. Narc was ported to the Commodore 64…