Games by Year: 1988

Backlash

Backlash

Backlash is a 3D shooter created by the British studio Novagen for the Atari ST in 1987 and ported to Amiga in 1988. The game was programmed by Paul Woakes and designed by Bruce Jordan, the founders of...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2018-08-11Tags: 1st-person sci-fi/futuristic 3d vector graphics polygons

Star Command

Star Command

Star Command is a space RPG/strategy video game developed by Strategic Simulations, Inc. in 1988 where you select your crew and start exploring the galaxy.

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2015-04-25Tags: sci-fi/futuristic turn-based

Knight Rider

Knight Rider

Knight Rider is a game based on the 1982 television series starring KITT, the hi-tech supercar, and David Hasselhoff as Michael Knight. The game was created by Pack-In-Video and published by Acclaim in...

Year: 1988 Genre: Racing Updated: 2018-03-21Tags: 1st-person shooter licensed

Thunder Blade

Thunder Blade

Thunder Blade is an arcade released by Sega originally in 1987 where the player has to control an helicopter, the Gunship Gladiator, to destroy all enemies using guns and missiles and defeat the dictator....

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-12-26Tags: helicopter shooter arcade flight

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

Time Bandit

Time Bandit

Time Bandit is an action/adventure arcade written originally for the TRS-80 the ported in 1985 to Atari ST and Amiga by MichTron. The gameplay is similar to the popular Gauntlet, the arcade developed...

Year: 1988 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2015-11-26Tags: arcade interactive fiction sci-fi/futuristic split-screen

Driller

Driller

Driller, also known as Space Station Oblivion, is a 3D strategy/puzzler created by Incentive Software initially for ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC in 1987. In 1988 the Atari ST, Amiga and DOS...

Year: 1988 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2018-08-14Tags: 1st-person sci-fi/futuristic 3d vector graphics polygons freescape

Carrier Command

Carrier Command

Carrier Command is a vehicle simulation and a real-time strategy game developed by Realtime Games in 1988 for the Atari ST, then later ported to several other platforms including Amiga, DOS, ZX Spectrum,...

Year: 1988 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2015-11-17Tags: naval real-time sci-fi/futuristic atari st

The Black Onyx

The Black Onyx

The Black Onyx is a Japanese RPG created by Bullet-Proof Software originally in 1984 for the NEC-PC 8801. It was the first role-playing game developed in Japan, taking inspiration from big western hits...

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-03-22Tags: 1st-person fantasy turn-based dungeon crawler japan

Katakis

Katakis

Katakis is a sci-fi shooter inspired to R-Type, developed by Factor 5 and released in 1988 for the Commodore 64 and Amiga. The C64 version was created by Manfred Trenz and Andreas Escher, the two friends...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-02-01Tags: sci-fi/futuristic shooter freeware

Santa Paravia and Fiumaccio

Santa Paravia and Fiumaccio

Santa Paravia and Fiumaccio is an early managerial simulation created initially by George Blank for the TSR-80 in 1978. The source code of the game (written in BASIC) was published in SoftSide magazine....

Year: 1988 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2018-04-21Tags: managerial/business simulation turn-based medieval

Virus

Virus

Virus (known as Zarch when it was originally created for the Acorn Archimedes) is a 3d shooter designed by David Braben and one of the first real 3D games ever created. Initially programmed by Braben...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-06-03Tags: 3d sci-fi/futuristic birds-eye view

Armalyte

Armalyte

Armalyte is one of the best shooters ever created for the Commodore 64. This horizontally scrolling sci-fi shoot 'em up was developed by Cyberdyne Systems and published by Thalamus in 1988. The lead developer...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2018-01-23Tags: sci-fi/futuristic shooter horizontal-scrolling 2 players

Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine

Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine

Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine is a sci-fi shoot 'em up created by Raffaele Cecco for Hewson Consultants and published in 1987 for the ZX Spectrum. It was then ported to the Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-01-05Tags: arcade sci-fi/futuristic shooter