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Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain

Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain

Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain was developed by Silicon Knights and published by Crystal Dynamics. It was first released for the PlayStation in 1996. The Windows port was made by Semi Logic Entertainments...

Year: 1997 Genre: Action Updated: 2018-06-05Tags: vampires top-down fantasy horror adult rpg elements action-rpg dark fantasy

Volfied

Volfied

Volfied is an action puzzle game developed and published by Taito Corporation in 1989 initially in the arcade and on TurboGrafx-16. In the subsequent years after its release, it was ported to multiple...

Year: 1991 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2017-12-29Tags: arcade clone sci-fi/futuristic top-down

Commander Keen 1: Marooned on Mars

Commander Keen 1: Marooned on Mars

Commander Keen 1: Marooned on Mars is the first in the franchise of side scrollers of the same name, developed by id Software and published by Apogee Software in 1990 for DOS. There are 5 entries into...

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2015-04-17Tags: sci-fi/futuristic side view top-down

Alien Breed: Tower Assault

Alien Breed: Tower Assault

Alien Breed: Tower Assault is the third entry into the Alien Breed sci-fi shooter series and was developed and published by Team17 Software in 1994 for the Amiga, Amiga CD32, and DOS. After receiving...

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-12-22Tags: sci-fi/futuristic aliens top-down

Goal!

Goal!

Dino Dini's Goal (also know as Goal!) is a soccer game created by the famous British game designer and programmer Dino Dini, author of Kick Off and Kick Off 2. The game was sponsored by Adidas and it...

Year: 1993 Genre: Sports Updated: 2017-11-12Tags: soccer football top-down birds-eye view

Castle of the Winds

Castle of the Winds

Castle of the Winds is roguelike fantasy RPG developed by Rick Saada for Windows 3.1 and released by Epic MegaGames in 1993. It's the first episode of a quite famous series and one of the most successful...

Year: 1993 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-01-20Tags: turn-based top-down roguelike fantasy windows3x

TV Sports: Football

TV Sports: Football

TV Sports: Football is the first game of the TV Sports series created by Cinemaware initially for the Amiga. It was published in 1988, while the C64 and DOS versions followed later. When the game was...

Year: 1988 Genre: Sports Updated: 2018-05-11Tags: top-down american football sport sim

Kick Off

Kick Off

Kick Off is a football (soccer) game designed by Dino Dini and developed by Anco Software in 1989 for the Amiga, Commodore 64, and several other platforms. This particular football game was the first...

Year: 1989 Genre: Sports Updated: 2017-04-12Tags: soccer football top-down birds-eye view

Commando

Commando

Commando is a 2D action shooter arcade created by Capcom in 1985. It was ported first to the BBC Micro and ZX Spectrum. In the years following its release it was ported to multiple platforms including...

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-04-17Tags: arcade walkabout vertical-scrolling top-down

ATR: All Terrain Racing

ATR: All Terrain Racing

ATR: All Terrain Racing is an isometric racing game created by Team17 and published in 1995 for the Amiga and Amiga CD32. With a top down view and small cars, the game is somehow similar to Supercars...

Year: 1995 Genre: Racing Updated: 2017-08-14Tags: driving sports top-down cars amiga

Sierra Soccer: World Challenge Edition

Sierra Soccer: World Challenge Edition

Sierra Soccer is a soccer sports game developed by Dynamix and published by Sierra On-Line UK in 1994 for the Amiga. The game uses a top-down camera view with a wide view of the field of play. Sierra...

Year: 1994 Genre: Sports Updated: 2017-06-03Tags: soccer football top-down

Zenji

Zenji

Zenji is a puzzle game published by Activision in 1984 for 8-bit platforms, including Commodore 64, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, MSX, and ZX Spectrum. The game, designed by Matthew Hubbard,...

Year: 1984 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2018-04-14Tags: top-down arcade puzzle elements

Space Rogue

Space Rogue

Space Rogue is a 3D space flight RPG developed and published by Origin Systems in 1989 for the Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, and Mac. It was ported in 1990 to the Amiga, PC-98, and a few others. This title...

Year: 1990 Genre: Action Updated: 2017-12-26Tags: sci-fi/futuristic shooter rpg elements 1st-person top-down space flight