Games by Year: 1988

2400 A.D.

2400 A.D.

2400 A.D. is a post-apocalyptic top-down role-playing game by Origin Systems, the creators of the Ultima series.

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2015-04-20Tags: post-apocalyptic real-time science fiction

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: business simulation fantasy history management medieval turn-based

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 the company.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2018-08-11Tags: 3d first-person polygons science fiction shoot em up vector graphics

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: aliens science fiction turn-based

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, t...

Year: 1988 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2015-11-26Tags: arcade interactive fiction multiplayer science fiction split-screen text adventure

Fish!

Fish!

Fish! is a text adventure created by the British game studio Magnetic Scrolls, published in 1988 for the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS and other platforms by Rainbird. Wri...

Year: 1988 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2018-05-18Tags: comedy detective interactive fiction mystery text adventure

Black Lamp

Black Lamp

Black Lamp is a fantasy platformer published by Firebird for Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST and Amiga in 1988, then ported in 1989 to Atari 8-bit. It's a game with a dark atm...

Year: 1988 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2018-07-14Tags: arcade fantasy platform

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 such as Wizardry and Ultima.

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

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 versions were released.

Year: 1988 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2018-08-14Tags: 3d first-person freescape polygons science fiction vector graphics virtual world

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, was released one year later).

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-12-30Tags: aliens arcade licensed movies science fiction shoot em up

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back is the sequel to the famous arcade developed by Atari in 1983. The cabinet of The Empire Strikes Back was released in 1985, as an upgrade to the first one.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-05-04Tags: aliens arcade rail shooter science fiction shoot em up wireframe

Obliterator

Obliterator

Obliterator is an arcade adventure game developed and published by Psygnosis in 1988 for Amiga, Amstrad CPC, and Atari. It was ported to DOS, ZX Spectrum, and MSX the following year.

Year: 1988 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2017-07-05Tags: aliens arcade navigator platform science fiction shoot em up

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 A...

Year: 1988 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2015-11-17Tags: atari st naval real-time science fiction transport watercraft

Nebulus

Nebulus

Nebulus (known as Tower Toppler in the US) is an action platformer developed and designed by John M Phillips initially for the ZX Spectrum and Commodore 64. Later it was ported to Amiga, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, Acorn 32-bit.

Year: 1988 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2017-09-14Tags: arcade climber zx spectrum