Action Games

Rygar: The Legendary Warrior

Rygar: The Legendary Warrior

Rygar: Legendary warrior is an arcade platform action game created by Tecmo in 1986 and ported to several platforms, including C64, ZX Spectrum, and Sega Master System. In 2019, Graeme Cowie created an Amiga AGA version.

Year: 2019 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-03-13Tags: aga coin-up conversion fantasy freeware hack and slash platform public domain side-scrolling

Ecco the Dolphin

Ecco the Dolphin

Ecco the Dolphin (or, simply, Ecco) is an action-adventure game developed by Ed Annunziata and the Hungarian company Novotrade. It was released in 1992 as a Sega Genesis (aka Mega ...

Year: 1992 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-03-15Tags: action-adventure genesis original game non-linear puzzle-solving underwater

Sinbad and the Throne of the Falcon

Sinbad and the Throne of the Falcon

Sinbad and the Throne of the Falcon is an action-adventure published by Cinemaware initially in 1987 for the Amiga. The game was entirely created by Bill Williams, also known for the excellent Mind Walker, released one year before.

Year: 1987 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-03-17Tags: action-adventure amiga original game arabian fairy tale middle east mini-games mythology naval pirates unofficial port

D/Generation

D/Generation

D/Generation is a puzzle/adventure game released by Mindscape in the year 1991 for the PC, Amiga, and Atari ST. The game even got a port to the Amiga CD32 in 1993. Robert Cook ini...

Year: 1991 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-03-05Tags: action-adventure aga amiga cd32 apple 2 original game cyberpunk isometric puzzle-solving single screen

Airborne Ranger

Airborne Ranger

Airborne Ranger is an action game created by MicroProse initially in 1987 for the Commodore 64. It was later ported to MS-DOS, Amstrad CPC, and ZX Spectrum. The Amiga and ST versi...

Year: 1989 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-02-21Tags: action-adventure commodore 64 military multi-directional shoot em up stealth top-down

Landstalker: Treasure of King Nole

Landstalker: Treasure of King Nole

Landstalker: Treasure of King Nole is an action-adventure (+part RPG) with a Japanese flavor, created by Climax Entertainment for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive and released in 1992. ...

Year: 1992 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-02-08Tags: action-adventure action-rpg anime genesis original game isometric puzzle-solving rpg elements

Rastan

Rastan

Rastan is a hack & slash side-scrolling platformer created by Taito and released initially in 1987. The game was designed and directed by Toshiyuki (aka "Nenko") Nishimura. The he...

Year: 1988 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-02-10Tags: arcade barbarian brawler coin-up conversion fantasy fighting hack and slash platform side-scrolling

Ghouls 'N Ghosts

Ghouls 'N Ghosts

Ghouls 'N Ghosts, aka Daimakaimura (Great Demon World Village), is a famous arcade created by Capcom as a sequel to Ghosts 'n Goblins. It was initially released in 1988. It was ported to many home platforms, computers, and consoles.

Year: 1989 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-02-06Tags: coin-up conversion dark fantasy horror side-scrolling vampires wizards and witches

Akira

Akira

Akira is an action game developed by International Computer Entertainment and released in 1994 for the Amiga. It's based on the 1988 Akira film. The game is sadly known as one of ...

Year: 1994 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-01-29Tags: anime movies post-apocalyptic

Dark Side

Dark Side

Dark Side is a fist-person 3D space action game created by Incentive Software in 1988 both for 8-bit and 16-bit platforms, including ZX Spectrum, Atari ST, Amiga, and Commodore 64.

Year: 1989 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-01-28Tags: 3d aliens disaster first-person freescape polygons virtual world

Ghosts 'N Goblins

Ghosts 'N Goblins

Ghosts 'N Goblins for the Amiga was released by Elite in 1990, several years after the original Capcom coin-up. Actually, it was released a few months after the release of the sequel, Ghouls 'N' Ghosts, by US Gold.

Year: 1990 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-01-18Tags: coin-up conversion dark fantasy horror platform side-scrolling sword and sorcery

Spy vs Spy

Spy vs Spy

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.

Year: 1989 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-12-18Tags: 2 players comics commodore 64 competitive espionage puzzle-solving split-screen spy

Lode Runner

Lode Runner

Lode Runner is a puzzle platformer created by Douglas E. Smith and released initially for the Apple II, Commodore 64, Vic-20, and Atari 8-bit in 1983. It's one of the most popular video games ever created.

Year: 1983 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-11-17Tags: clear screen level editor puzzle-solving single screen

Fade to Black

Fade to Black

Fade to Black is a 3D action-adventure created by Delphine Software and published in 1995 by Electronic Arts for PC and Playstation. It's the sequel to the popular 1992 cinematic platformer Flashback.

Year: 1995 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-11-16Tags: action-adventure aliens motion capture polygons science fiction