Licensed Classic Games and Abandonware

Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!

Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!

Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out! is one of the most iconic boxing games and was developed and published by Nintendo in 1987 for the Arcade and NES. It later made its way onto the Wii in 2007, as well as Nintendo...

Year: 1987 Genre: Sports Updated: 2018-04-09Tags: boxing licensed

Lotus Turbo Challenge 2

Lotus Turbo Challenge 2

Lotus Turbo Challenge 2 is the second game in the Lotus arcade racing trilogy and was developed by Magnetic Fields and published by Gremlin Graphics in 1991 for the Amiga and Atari ST. The following year...

Year: 1991 Genre: Racing Updated: 2018-04-24Tags: arcade licensed behind view automobile street racing

Star Wars: Rebel Assault

Star Wars: Rebel Assault

Star Wars: Rebel Assault is a flight shooter based in the Star Wars universe and was developed and published by LucasArts in 1993 for Mac and DOS. The game renders actual footage and uses music from the...

Year: 1993 Genre: Action Updated: 2017-12-30Tags: flight/aviation space flight sci-fi/futuristic licensed

Batman: The Movie

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: 2017-02-05Tags: arcade comics puzzle-solving shooter licensed

Ghostbusters

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: 2016-12-11Tags: licensed movies

Italy 1990

Italy 1990

The FIFA World Cup 2018 is starting, so it's time for some football nostalgia! Italy 1990 (know as World Class Soccer in the US) is a soccer sim developed by Tiertex and published by US Gold in 1990....

Year: 1990 Genre: Sports Updated: 2018-06-13Tags: football soccer licensed world cup

Star Wars NES

Star Wars NES

In occasion of the Star Wars Day 2018 (May the "Fourth") we present you a little gem: the Star Wars video game for the NES, developed by Beam Software and released by JVC in 1991. The game was also ported...

Year: 1991 Genre: Action Updated: 2018-05-03Tags: sci-fi/futuristic movies licensed platformer

PGA Tour Golf

PGA Tour Golf

PGA Tour Golf is the first game of the popular series of golf sims. It was designed and developed by Lee Actor, Dennis Koble, the founders of Sterling Silver Software, and published for MS-DOS in 1990...

Year: 1990 Genre: Sports Updated: 2018-06-30Tags: golf licensed

Jaguar XJ220

Jaguar XJ220

Jaguar XJ220 is a racing/driving game created by Core Design and released for the Amiga and Sega Mega-CD in 1993. The game is officially based on the car that was the fastest commercial car available...

Year: 1992 Genre: Racing Updated: 2016-12-26Tags: driving licensed editor split-screen

War in Middle Earth

War in Middle Earth

J.R.R. Tolkien's War in Middle Earth (or just War in Middle Earth) is a strategy/wargame created by Synergistic Software, set in the Lord of the Rings universe. It was published by Australian company...

Year: 1989 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2018-05-21Tags: wargame fantasy real-time licensed sword and sorcery

Panza Kick Boxing

Panza Kick Boxing

Panza Kick Boxing is a Thai kickboxing sim that uses the license of André Panza, a French Kickboxer, nine times world champion in several disciplines. The game was developed by Futura and published by...

Year: 1990 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2018-05-14Tags: fighting martial arts boxing licensed

Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed

Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed

Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed is a sci-fi RPG developed by SSI and released for DOS only in 1992. It's the sequel to Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday. The game uses the so-called Gold Box engine, used in...

Year: 1992 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-06-01Tags: sci-fi / futuristic licensed gold box

007: James Bond - The Stealth Affair

007: James Bond - The Stealth Affair

007: James Bond - The Stealth Affair (aka Operation Stealth) is a spy-themed adventure game developed by Delphine Software and published by U.S. Gold in 1990 for Amiga, Atari ST, and DOS. The game’s...

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2018-03-23Tags: puzzle elements detective/mystery licensed spy/espionage graphic adventure

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi is an arcade game created by Atari in 1984 and despite the title of the third movie, it's the sequel to the first Star Wars game (the third game, The Empire Strikes Back,...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-12-30Tags: arcade sci-fi/futuristic shooter movies licensed