Author : E. Bolognesi
16 October 2021, 12:18 pm

Brief History of Computer Games and Platforms Part 2: 1983-1986

I published the first part of this article precisely two years ago, it took a lot to complete the second part, but finally, it's here. I hope you will enjoy it!

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Football Manager

Football Manager

The first revolutionary Football Manager was created by Addictive Games in 1982 for the ZX Spectrum and then ported to many other platforms. Kevin Toms created the first version of the game on a clone of the TRS-80.

Year: 1984 Genre: Sports Updated: 2021-10-13Tags: basic language business simulation football soccer sport management zx spectrum

Power Strike

Power Strike

Aleste, released outside Japan as "Power Strike", is a popular shoot-em-up developed by Compile and released initially for the SEGA Master System in 1988. Later it was published for MSX2.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-10-07Tags: arcade science fiction top-down v-scrolling shoot-em up

X-Men

X-Men

X-Men is a videogame created by Western Technologies exclusively for the SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis console and published in 1993. The title is based on the famous superheroes series by Marvel.

Year: 1993 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2021-09-25Tags: basher genesis original game licensed side-scrolling superhero

Most Downloaded Games

Disney's Tarzan

Disney's Tarzan

Disney's Tarzan (also known as Tarzan Action Game) is a platformer created by Eurocom Developments and published by Disney in 1999 for Playstation and Windows. It was also ported to Nintendo 64.

Year: 1999 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2021-08-24Tags: 2.5d jungle licensed movies nature polygons side-scrolling

Disney's Hercules

Disney's Hercules

Disney's Hercules is an action platformer game for Windows 95 and Playstation published in 1997 by Disney Interactive, based on the animated movie of the same name. During the firs...

Year: 1997 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-11-27Tags: arcade cartoon fantasy movies platform

Sid Meier's Civilization II

Sid Meier's Civilization II

Civilization II, or simply Civ2, is the second chapter of the most famous turn-based strategy video game ever created: Sid Meier's Civilization. The game's objective is to "Build an empire to stand the test of time".

Year: 1996 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-08-26Tags: 4x history management turn-based

Doom

Doom

Doom is the legendary first-person shooter created by Id Software and released for DOS in 1993. It was Id Software’s follow-up to their genre-defining Wolfenstein 3D. This was...

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-01-21Tags: 3d fps horror science fiction shoot em up texture map

Halo: Combat Evolved

Halo: Combat Evolved

Halo: Combat Evolved is a sci-fi first-person shooter created by Bungie Studios for Microsoft and released for the Xbox in 2001, then ported to Windows and Macintosh by GearBox in 2003.

Year: 2003 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-05-25Tags: aliens aviation first-person flight science fiction shoot em up tank war