Games by Year: 1990

The Secret of Monkey Island

The Secret of Monkey Island

The Secret of Monkey Island is a graphic adventure game created by Ron Gilbert while at Lucasfilm Games and published by Softgold Computerspiele in 1990 for the Amiga and DOS. It was ported to other systems...

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2017-07-18Tags: graphic adventure puzzle-solving 2d scrolling comedy scumm

Prince of Persia

Prince of Persia

Prince of Persia is a fantasy cinematic 2D platformer originally developed and published by Brøderbund and designed by Jordan Mechner. It was initially released in 1989 for the Apple II. It was ported...

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2017-08-14Tags: puzzle-solving platformer cinematic freeware

Golden Axe

Golden Axe

Golden Axe is a side-scrolling hack and slash fantasy game created by Sega and released for arcade machines in 1989. The game was ported the same year to the SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis and in 1990 to the...

Year: 1990 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2018-07-19Tags: arcade fantasy fighting genesis

Dangerous Dave

Dangerous Dave

Dangerous Dave in the Deserted Pirate's Hideout is a 1988 computer game by John Romero (co-founder of idSoftware and designer of Doom, Quake and many other games). Dangerous Dave was initally developed...

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-11-30Tags: puzzle-solving

Pang

Pang

Pang, also known as Buster Bros in the US or Pomping World in Japan, is 2d platformer arcade created by Mitchell Corporation in 1989. The goal is to destroy balloons that bounce on the playfield, shooting...

Year: 1990 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2017-01-21Tags: arcade co-op platformer

Loom

Loom

Loom is a fantasy point-and-click adventure created by LucasArts and released initially in 1990. It's one of the most popular titles using the SCUMM engine, like the Indiana Jones and Monkey Island series....

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2017-01-28Tags: fantasy puzzle-solving scumm music point-and-click

Rainbow Islands

Rainbow Islands

Rainbow Islands is the sequel to Bubble Bobble and was developed and published by Taito in 1987 for arcade only. It would remain arcade only until 1990 when it was ported to the Amiga, Commodore 64 and...

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2017-08-24Tags: arcade vertical-scrolling fantasy

The Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail was developed way back in 1971 on university mainframes then jumped over to early 8-bit home computer systems. Continuing through 4 decades it has reappeared in many editions (at least...

Year: 1990 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2017-09-09Tags: educational simulation text-based geography historical

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder!

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder!

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder!, the fifth chapter of the famous fantasy adventure series created by Roberta Williams, was released in 1990 for MS-DOS, Amiga, Macintosh and other platforms....

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2016-11-11Tags: fantasy puzzle-solving

Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake

Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake

Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake is a top-down stealth action game developed and published by Konami and released in 1990. It was written and designed by Hideo Kojima, who also designed the MSX2 version of the...

Year: 1990 Genre: Action Updated: 2018-05-06Tags: sci-fi/futuristic spy/espionage stealth

Ultima VI: The False Prophet

Ultima VI: The False Prophet

Ultima VI: The False Prophet, developed by Origin Systems, is the sixth part in the role-playing video game series of Ultima. It was released in 1990 for DOS, then in 1991 and 1992 for Commodore 64, Amiga...

Year: 1990 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2015-04-17Tags: fantasy turn-based

Red Baron

Red Baron

Red Baron was created by Damon Slye at Dynamix and published by Sierra Entertainment in 1990 for MS-DOS 5.0. Two years later it was ported to Amiga. Red Baron is a flight simulator game set in World War...

Year: 1990 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2018-05-22Tags: flight historical battle world war i combat sim flight sim

Commander Keen 2: The Earth Explodes

Commander Keen 2: The Earth Explodes

Commander Keen 2: The Earth Explodes is the second game in the first trilogy of Commander Keen platform games, developed by id Software and released in 1990.

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2015-04-17Tags: sci-fi/futuristic

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