Latest Games Reviewed: Captain Blood

Author: Manu - Published: 3 April 2021, 9:54 am

Captain Blood is a space adventure created by ERE Informatique initially for the Atari ST, then ported to Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple IIgs, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, and many other platforms. The year of the first release was 1988.

This original title, designed by Philippe Ulrich and Didier Bouchon, tells the story of a game designer that ends up being transported into his own sci-fi game. Due to an accident during the hyperspace jump, he cloned himself thirty times, spreading the clones to different planets of the galaxy. The problem is each clone has a part of the protagonist's life essence, and unless he can eliminate all of them, he will die soon. At the beginning of the game, only 5 clones are remaining, but you will have to explore the galaxy, visit different planets (there are 32768 of them), speak with the aliens, and collect clues to find them. Communication is the core element of Captain Blood because each alien species speaks its own language, and there is no Star Trek-like universal translator. You will have to use an interface called UPCOM that is based on icons. Combining the 150 different symbols, you will be able to communicate with the aliens, but it won't be easy (unless you download a tutorial, of course).

Read More


Latest Games Added

Dragon Quest

Dragon Quest

Dragon Quest, known as Dragon Warrior in the US, is a Japanese-style role-playing game created by Chunsoft for the NES and released in 1986. It's the first game of the famous Drago...

Year: 1986 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2021-04-11Tags: fantasy jrpg top-down turn-based

Ivan Ironman Stewart's Super Off Road

Ivan Ironman Stewart's Super Off Road

Ivan "Ironman" Stewart's Super Off Road, or simply Ironman Offroad Racing, is a racing game created originally as an arcade in 1989 by Leland Corporation. The game, designed and pr...

Year: 1990 Genre: Racing Updated: 2021-04-14Tags: birds-eye view coin-up conversion flip-screen licensed multiplayer off-roading track racing

Paperboy

Paperboy

Paperboy is a popular arcade created by Atari and released originally in 1985. In this game, you are a paperboy that has to deliver the newspapers with his bicycle. You have to del...

Year: 1988 Genre: Racing Updated: 2021-04-11Tags: arcade coin-up conversion isometric transport

Most Downloaded Games

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

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: 2019-12-04Tags: 2.5d jungle licensed movies nature polygons side-scrolling

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

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: 2020-10-23Tags: 4x history management turn-based

Doom II

Doom II

Doom II is Id Software's follow-up to their award winning Doom. Published by GT Interactive, it was released for DOS in 1994, just one year after its predecessor. Unlike most sequels, this one is actually good.

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-01-21Tags: 3d fps horror science fiction shoot em up texture map