Games by Year: 1987

Bubble Bobble

Bubble Bobble is not only one of the most popular arcade ever created, but also a personal favourite of GamesNostalgia. This 2D cartoon action platformer designed by Fukio Mitsuji (aka MTJ) was released...

Year: 1987 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-10-14 Tags: arcade platformer

Arkanoid

Arkanoid is an arcade game developed by Taito in 1986 and one of the most popular videogame ever created. It's inspired to Breakout, a videogame created by Atari in 1970, but it's much richer. It adds...

Year: 1987 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2017-03-22 Tags: arcade paddle/pong

Metal Gear

Metal Gear is an stealth action-adventure designed by Hideo Kojima and originally released in 1987 by Konami for the MSX2. It was later ported to the NES, Commodore 64 and DOS. Not only it is the first...

Year: 1987 Genre: Action Updated: 2017-01-24 Tags: spy/espionage stealth

The Last Ninja

The Last Ninja is an action adventure game developed and published by System 3 Software and released in 1987 for the Commodore 64. It was ported to several other systems in subsequent years. It is the...

Year: 1987 Genre: Action Updated: 2017-03-09 Tags: fighting martial arts japan beat-em-up commodore64 isometric

Where Time Stood Still

This Amiga release is really unique. Where Time Stood Still is an isometric arcade adventure game developed by Denton Designs and published by Ocean Software in 1987 *exclusively* for ZX Spectrum 128K,...

Year: 1987 Genre: Action Updated: 2017-04-20 Tags: action adventure prehistoric isometric

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar is a fantasy roleplaying game and one of the most important video games of all time. It is the fourth game in the series created by the legendary Richard Garriot, who considers...

Year: 1987 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2015-04-22 Tags: fantasy turn-based freeware

Space Quest II: Vohaul's Revenge

Space Quest II: Chapter II - Vohaul's Revenge is a graphic adventure game created by Sierra On-Line and released in 1987 for DOS and Apple II, while the Amiga and Atari ST versions were released in 1988....

Year: 1987 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-04-17 Tags: puzzle-solving sci-fi/futuristic

Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel

Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel is a simulation/adventure game produced by Jim Walls (former Police Officer) for Sierra On-Line. It was originally released in 1987 and remade in 1992 using...

Year: 1987 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-04-17 Tags: detective/mystery

Xevious

Xevious is a vertical scrolling shooter arcade released by Namco in 1982 and ported to multiple platforms, including MSX, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Apple II. The Atari ST version, which...

Year: 1987 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2015-11-26 Tags: sci-fi/futuristic shooter

King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne

King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne is the second chapter in the famous series of fantasy graphic adventures created by Sierra Online. Published in 1985 for Atari ST and Apple II, then later for MS-DOS,...

Year: 1987 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2016-11-23 Tags: fantasy puzzle-solving scumm agi engine

Flight Simulator II

Flight Simulator II is the second iteration of the flight simulator series created by subLOGIC, started in 1979 with the first Flight Simulator for the Apple II. Flight Simulator II was released in 1984...

Year: 1987 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2015-12-11 Tags: flight shooter sim

Into the Eagle's Nest

Into the Eagle's Nest is a Gauntlet clone with a WWII theme developed by Pandora Software and released by Mindscape in 1986 for the Apple II and in 1987 for the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore...

Year: 1987 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2015-11-03 Tags: shooter wwii gauntlet clone

Wizball

Wizball is a shooter/platformer with horizontal scrolling created by Sensible Software for the Commodore 64 in 1987. The game was designed by Jon Hare, whose name is tied to the Sensible Soccer series,...

Year: 1987 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-01-17 Tags: arcade shooter platform

Thexder

Thexder is a platform shooter videogame developed by Game Arts and released for DOS, Amiga, Apple II, MSX and several other platforms in 1987. You control a robot that is able to transform into a jet.

Year: 1987 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2015-04-17 Tags: anime/manga arcade battlemech sci-fi/futuristic shooter