Action Games

Little Big Adventure

Little Big Adventure

Little Big Adventure is, as the name suggests, an adventure game that was developed by Adeline Software and published by Electronic Arts in Europe but was released by Activision under a different name in North America and Asia.

Year: 1994 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: action-adventure dystopia humour isometric non-linear puzzle-solving

Midwinter

Midwinter

Midwinter is a first-person action adventure game with strategy elements created by Mike Singleton for Maelstrom Games and published for Atari ST and PC in 1989, then ported to Amiga in 1990.

Year: 1990 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: action-adventure climate change disaster post-apocalyptic real-time tactics virtual world

Star Wars: X-Wing

Star Wars: X-Wing

Star Wars: X-Wing is the first flight sim game set in the Star Wars universe created by LucasArts. It was released in 1993 for PC MS-DOS only and it was followed one year later by Star Wars: TIE Fighter.

Year: 1993 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: flight movies real-time science fiction space flight vehicular combat simulator

Hunter

Hunter

Hunter is a 3D action adventure created by Paul Holmes and published by Activision in 1991 for the Amiga and Atari ST. It is considered the first successful example of "sandbox" video game based on free roaming in a 3d environment.

Year: 1991 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-07-19Tags: 3d amiga original game helicopter naval sandbox shoot em up tank virtual world watercraft

Head Over Heels

Head Over Heels

Head Over Heels is an isometric action platformer game created by Jon Ritman and Bernie Drummond and published by Ocean Software. Originally released on Commodore 64 and other 8 bi...

Year: 1989 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-08-23Tags: arcade isometric platform puzzle-solving

Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters by Activision is a video game officially based on the 1984 Ghostbusters movie. It was released the same year of the film on several home computers, including Commodore 64, Apple II and MSX.

Year: 1984 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-08-23Tags: licensed movies

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

Space Rogue

Space Rogue

Space Rogue is a 3D space flight RPG developed and published by Origin Systems in 1989 for the Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, and Mac. It was ported in 1990 to the Amiga, PC-98, and a few others.

Year: 1990 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: first-person rpg elements science fiction shoot em up space space flight top-down

Ninja Remix

Ninja Remix

Ninja Remix is the conversion for Amiga and Atari ST of the Commodore 4 hit created by System 3, The Last Ninja. This action adventure is probably the best game ever created for th...

Year: 1990 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: commodore 64 fighting isometric japan martial arts mythology ninja puzzle-solving

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

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

Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance

Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance

Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance is the sequel to the popular action adventure The Last Ninja. Released initally for the Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum and Amstrad CPC in 1988, it wa...

Year: 1990 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: commodore 64 fighting martial arts mythology ninja puzzle-solving

Star Wars: Rebel Assault

Star Wars: Rebel Assault

Star Wars: Rebel Assault is a flight shooter based in the Star Wars universe and was developed and published by LucasArts in 1993 for Mac and DOS. The game renders actual footage and uses music from the movies.

Year: 1993 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: arcade aviation flight licensed rail shooter science fiction space flight video backdrop

Castle Wolfenstein

Castle Wolfenstein

Castle Wolfenstein is a stealth shooter developed and published by Muse Software in 1981 for the Apple II. It made its way onto the Atari 8-bit and Commodore 64 in 1983 and DOS in 1984.

Year: 1984 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: apple 2 original game shoot em up stealth ww2