Games by Year: 1984

Boulder Dash

Boulder Dash is a popular strategy/maze game originally created by Peter Liepa and Chris Gray for Atari 8-bit and released by First Star Software in 1984. The game was ported to several platforms including...

Year: 1984 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2017-01-04 Tags: arcade puzzle-solving maze

The Activision Decathlon

The Activision Decathlon, or simply Decathlon, is a sports simulation created by David Crane initially for the Atari 2600 and published in 1983. It was then ported to MSX, Colecovision, Atari 5200 and...

Year: 1984 Genre: Sports Updated: 2017-10-06 Tags: olympic games race jump simulation

Pac Man

Pac Man doesn't need any introduction. The arcade designed by Toru Iwatani for Namco and released in 1980 is the most popular videogame ever created. The yellow dots eater and the four ghosts Blinky,...

Year: 1984 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2017-04-17 Tags: arcade maze

Pitfall II: Lost Caverns

Pitfall II: Lost Caverns is the sequel to the award-winning PItfall by David Crane and was developed and published by Activision in 1984 for 9 different platforms including Apple II, Commodore 64, Colecovision...

Year: 1984 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2017-10-09 Tags: arcade atari 5200 atari 2600

Impossible Mission

Impossible Mission is famous puzzle-solving action adventure designed and programmed by Dennis Caswell initially for the Commodore 64 and released in 1984 by Epyx. The game was ported to several home...

Year: 1984 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2016-12-17 Tags: puzzle-solving sci-fi/futuristic spy/espionage platform

BurgerTime

BurgerTime is the first Commodore 64 game added to GamesNostalgia. It is an arcade game created by Data East in 1982 and later ported to several 8-bit platforms, including the Commodore 64 in 1984. The...

Year: 1984 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2016-12-18 Tags: arcade c64

Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters by Activision is a video game officially based on the 1984 Ghostbusters movie. It was released the same year of the film on several home computers, including Commodore 64, Apple II and MSX....

Year: 1984 Genre: Action Updated: 2016-12-11 Tags: licensed movies

Pitstop II

Pitstop II is a racing simulation created by Synergistic Software and released in 1984 by Epyx for the Apple II, Atari 8-bit and Commodore 64. The game has a split screen view and can be played against...

Year: 1984 Genre: Racing Updated: 2016-12-13 Tags: simulation split-screen c64 f1

Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord

Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord is the first chapter of the popular series of role playing computer games. This simple simple dungeon crawler inspired to Dungeons & Dragons was developed...

Year: 1984 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2016-08-04 Tags: role-playing dungeon crawler turn based

Robotron: 2084

Robotron: 2084 (also known as Robotron) is one of the arcades that made the history of video games. Developed by Eugene Jarvis and Larry DeMar of Vid Kidz and released by Williams Electronics in 1982,...

Year: 1984 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2016-09-13 Tags: arcade shoot em up 2d sci-fi/futuristic

McMurphy's Mansion

McMurphy's Mansion is a classic text based adventure developed in 1984 by Martin-Art and released as shareware.

Year: 1984 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-06-08 Tags: interactive fiction puzzle-solving