Games by Year: 1990

Shadow of the Beast II

Shadow of the Beast II is the sequel to the popular side-scrolling platformer Shadow of the Beast, created by Reflections and published by Psygnosis. The sequel was released in 1990 and unlike the predecessor,...

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-11-26 Tags: fighting puzzle-solving amiga

Pang

Pang, also known as Buster Bros in the US or Pomping World in Japan, is 2d platformer arcade created by Mitchell Corporation in 1989. The goal is to destroy balloons that bounce on the playfield, shooting...

Year: 1990 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2017-01-21 Tags: arcade co-op platform

Golden Axe

Golden Axe is a side-scrolling hack and slash fantasy game created by Sega and released for arcade machines in 1989. The game was ported the same year to the SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis and in 1990 to the...

Year: 1990 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2015-11-03 Tags: arcade fantasy fighting genesis

Turrican

Turrican is one of the most popular games of the '90s. It was designed and programmed by Manfred Trenz initially for the Commodore 64. The game is a sci-fi platformer, where a mutant warrior, Turrican,...

Year: 1990 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2015-11-18 Tags: sci-fi/futuristic shooter amiga

Flood

Flood is a side scrolling platformer created by Bullfrog originally for the Amiga and then ported to Atari ST. The game was published in 1990 by Electronic Arts. The main author of the game, lead game...

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2017-04-16 Tags: arcade side-scrolling humour

Loom

Loom is a fantasy point-and-click adventure created by LucasArts and released initially in 1990. It's one of the most popular titles using the SCUMM engine, like the Indiana Jones and Monkey Island series....

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2017-01-28 Tags: fantasy puzzle-solving scumm music point and click

Wing Commander

Wing Commander is a space combat simulator designed by Chris Roberts and first released for the PC DOS in 1990. It was later ported to the Amiga, CD32, Sega CD and the SNES. It is the first game in the...

Year: 1990 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2015-04-17 Tags: flight sci-fi/futuristic

Sim Earth

SimEarth: The Living Planet is a life simulation game created by Will Wright and published by Maxis Software for DOS, Amiga, Macintosh and other platforms in 1990, one year later the success of Sim City....

Year: 1990 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2015-04-17 Tags: simulation life

Midnight Resistance

Midnight Resistance is a popular platformer/shooter created by Data East and originally released as an arcade in 1989. It was later ported to several home computer platforms, including Amiga, Atari ST,...

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2017-02-25 Tags: cyberpunk/dark sci-fi shooter arcade

Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake

Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake is a top-down stealth action game developed and published by Konami and released in 1990. It was written and designed by Hideo Kojima, who also designed the MSX2 version of the...

Year: 1990 Genre: Action Updated: 2017-01-26 Tags: sci-fi/futuristic spy/espionage stealth msx

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder!

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder!, the fifth chapter of the famous fantasy adventure series created by Roberta Williams, was released in 1990 for MS-DOS, Amiga, Macintosh and other platforms....

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2016-11-11 Tags: fantasy puzzle-solving

Batman: The Movie

Batman: The Movie (or, more simply, Batman) is an action game based on the 1989 Batman film directed by Tim Burton. Developed by Ocean Software, it was released in 1989 for the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari...

Year: 1990 Genre: Action Updated: 2017-02-05 Tags: arcade comics puzzle-solving shooter licensed

Lords of Doom

Lords of Doom is a horror adventure/role-playing game from Attic Entertainment Software and was published by Starbyte Software in 1990 for Amiga, Atari, Commodore 64 and DOS. The setup of this game is...

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2017-04-22 Tags: horror puzzle-solving real-time rpg

Lotus Esprit Turbo Challenge

Lotus Esprit Turbo Challenge is the first game of the popular series of racing games using the Lotus brand, developed originally by Magnetic Fields for the Amiga. Lotus I was published by Gremlins Graphics...

Year: 1990 Genre: Racing Updated: 2016-03-12 Tags: driving amiga