Spy vs Spy

Available Platform: Amiga

Spy vs Spy is a video game created by Michael Riedel for the Commodore 64 and published by First Star Software in 1984.

Year1989
GenreAction
Rating4

77/100 based on 11 Editorial reviews. Add your vote

PublisherWicked Software
DeveloperFirst Star Software
OS supportedWin7 64 bit, Win8 64bit, Windows 10, MacOS 10.6+
Updated18 December 2019

Game Review

Spy vs Spy is a video game created by Michael Riedel for the Commodore 64 and published by First Star Software in 1984.

It's the official electronic adaptation of a famous comic strip published in Mad magazine. The game was also ported to Apple II, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, NES, ZX Spectrum, and many other platforms.

You play as one of the two spies, against a friend or against the computer. The goal is to find the briefcase and be the first to escape the embassy with the secret plans. If you want to win, you will have to make things difficult for your adversary, and placing traps is the best thing you can do.

Technically speaking, the game is brilliant. The screen is divided in two so that each spy can move independently and explore all the rooms of the embassy. But the building is the same, so when the two spies are in the same place, they will meet (and fight, usually). There is a map that you can use to see where you are in the embassy. If you leave a trap in a room and your enemy enters that room, you can kill him (but you can also be killed by your traps). It's also possible to disable traps if you have the right item in your inventory.

Spy vs Spy is the typical game that is easy to learn and difficult to master. If you play against a friend, many hours of fun are assured.

The Amiga version, published in 1989 by Wicked Software, is a faithful port of the C64 version. Well, even too faithful, the graphics could have been better, but it's still a great game.

Review by: Manu
Published: 23 December 2019 10:18 am


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Amiga version 1.0 - Language: English - Size: 7.26 Mb

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Latest Comments

Chris Korff - 2020-04-26

Man.....childhoodmemories!!!!!!
I loved this game till today, never managed to accomplish anything ingame of course!
thank you ^^

Davide Trucchi - 2020-04-25

Originale ma difficile da giocare da soli (o troppo difficile o, quando si capiva la tattica del computer, troppo facile) e un po' caotico anche in 2

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