War in the Gulf is a third game in the tank combat series, following from Team Yankee and Pacific Islands. The game imagines a situation in which Iraq invades Kuwait for a second time.
The player commands the platoon of 16 tanks presented on screen split in four pieces. Each piece is a command center for four units. The player must control the tanks by moving them and shooting on arcade screen and planning their moves on the tactical screen. Action is purely mouse-driven. A major consideration i…
Platforms: Amiga, Atari ST, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Nes, Amstrad CPC, Atari 2600
Publishers: Epyx, U.S. Gold, Acclaim, Pony Canyon
Winter Games is a sports video game developed by Epyx (and released in Europe by U.S. Gold), based on sports featured in the Winter Olympic Games.
A snow-and-ice themed follow-up to the highly successful Summer Games, Winter Games was released in 1985 for the Commodore 64 and later ported to several popular home computers and video game consoles of the 1980s.
The game was presented as a virtual multi-sport carnival called the "Epyx Winter Games" (there was no official IOC licensing in place) wit…
Where Time Stood Still is an isometric 3D arcade adventure game released by Ocean in 1988 for the Sinclair Spectrum 128K, MS-DOS and Atari ST. The game was ported by fans to Amiga in July 2014, and on Amiga CD32 in December 2014 and was converted from the Atari ST version with some enhancements which were not present in other iterations. The game was produced by Denton Designs as a follow-up to their successful 1986 title The Great Escape.
Wicked is a real-time strategy horror-themed video game released for the Amiga, Atari ST, and Commodore 64 in 1989 by Binary Vision Ltd. and Electric Dreams Software. Activision had intended to release the game on IBM-PC DOS running on EGA in 1989, but had not put the plan into action.
Warhead is a 3D space combat simulator for Amiga (A500 and A2000) and Atari ST platforms. It was created by British developer Glyn Williams in 1989.
The game takes place during a war between the alien forces of Sirius and the humans of Earth. The player fights for the Earth forces. The game is played as sequential missions. Completing a mission successfully lets the player advance to the next mission. It is possible to save the game status after each mission, but not during a mission. Typical mi…
Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear, Sega Mega Drive, Sega Mega-CD
Publishers: Core Design
Wolfchild is a platform game originally released for the Amiga and the Atari ST by Core Design in 1992. It was later released for the SNES, Mega Drive/Genesis, Sega CD, Master System, and Game Gear.
The plot revolves around biotechnology researcher Kal Morrow and his son Saul. When the former is kidnapped by the evil Chimera organization, Saul uses one of his father's inventions to turn himself into a wolf-human hybrid (similar to a werewolf) that may be capable of defeating Chimera.
Platforms: Amiga, Atari ST, Microsoft Dos, Amstrad CPC
Publishers: Melbourne House
War in Middle Earth is a real-time strategy game released for the ZX Spectrum, MSX, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, MS-DOS, Commodore Amiga, Apple IIGS, and Atari ST in 1988 by Australian company Melbourne House.
The game combined both large scale army unit level and small scale character level. All the action happened simultaneously in game world and places could be seen from the map or at the ground level. Individual characters could also be seen in larger battles (in which they either survived or …
Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Apple Mac, Microsoft Dos, Amstrad CPC, Arcade
Welltris is a puzzle video game, developed by Doka and licensed to Bullet-Proof Software. Adaptations were made by Sphere, Inc., for Spectrum Holobyte, and by Infogrames. It was originally released for MS-DOS and Macintosh in 1989. It was subsequently ported to the Amiga, Amstrad CPC and Atari ST in 1990 and the ZX Spectrum and Commodore 64 in 1991.
Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Dos, Commodore 64
Publishers: Strategic Simulations
Wargame Construction Set is a video game game creation system published in 1986 by Strategic Simulations. Developed by Roger Damon, it allows the user to construct, edit and play customizable wargame scenarios. It was released for the Amiga, Atari 8-bit family, Atari ST, Commodore 64, and MS-DOS. Several sequels followed.
Platforms: Amiga, Atari ST, Microsoft Dos, Commodore 64
Publishers: ReadySoft Incorporated
Wrath of the Demon is a 1991 fantasy, hack and slash game developed by Quebec-based developer Abstrax, and published by ReadySoft Incorporated. Versions for Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore CDTV, and DOS were released in early 1991, while the Commodore 64 version was released later.
Wizard's Crown is a 1986 top-down role-playing video game published by Strategic Simulations.
It was released for the Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, IBM PC compatibles, Apple II, and Commodore 64. A sequel, The Eternal Dagger, was released in 1987.
Wings of Death is a 1990 shoot 'em up video game developed by Eclipse Software and published by Thalion Software, released originally for the Atari ST and then ported for the Amiga. Its working titles were Wings of War and Spellbinder. Wings of Death is a vertically scrolled shooter in a fantasy scenario in which the player controls a mage turned into a winged creature on a quest to defeat a wicked witch. The game was well received and was followed by the science fiction themed sequel Lethal Xc…
Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Dos, Commodore 64
Publishers: Rainbird Software
Weird Dreams is a cinematic platformer game by Rainbird Software which was published for the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64 and MS-DOS. A modified version of it served as the visual component to a phone-in quiz on ITV's Motormouth. The game was planned for release on Amstrad CPC and ZX Spectrum, but both versions were cancelled.
Platforms: Amiga, Atari ST, Microsoft Dos, Commodore 64, Arcade
World Championship Soccer (ワールドカップサッカー) is a soccer game running on Sega's Mega-Tech arcade cabinet system and was released as one of the first games for the Sega Genesis system in North America in September 1989.The European Mega Drive release, World Cup Italia '90, was published jointly with Olivetti and Virgin Mastertronic and was an officially licensed franchise game of the 1990 FIFA World Cup featuring the official logo and mascot. After the World Cup licence had expired the game was rename…
Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Dos, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64
Wishbringer: The Magick Stone of Dreams is an interactive fiction computer game written by Brian Moriarty and published by Infocom in 1985. It was intended to be an easier game to solve than the typical Infocom release and provide a good introduction to interactive fiction for inexperienced players, and was very well received.
Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Apple Mac, Microsoft Dos
Publishers: Broderbund Software
Wolfpack is a World War II submarine simulator published by Broderbund in the 1990s, for Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, and Macintosh. It simulates combat actions between wolf packs of German U-boats and convoys of Allied destroyers and merchant vessels in the Battle of the Atlantic.