Best MSX Games

This is the list of the best games for MSX currently available on GamesNostalgia. All packed with the correct emulator. If you don't see the game you are looking for, feel free to contact us and ask.

Contra

Contra

Contra is a run-and-gun style platformer developed by Konami and published by Erbe Software initially in 1987. It was released in arcades and on ZX Spectrum and Amstrad PC to start with.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-03-07Tags: arcade platform-shooter run and gun science fiction shoot em up south america

Gradius

Gradius

Gradius is a horizontally scrolling shoot 'em up developed and published by Konami, initially in 1985 as an arcade. The game was ported to MSX and NES in 1986 and released outside of Japan with the name "Nemesis.

Year: 1986 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-03-07Tags: arcade coin-up conversion science fiction shoot em up

Knight Lore

Knight Lore

Knight Lore is an isometric action-adventure developed by Tim and Chris Stamper and published by Ultimate Play The Game. The title was released in November 1984 for ZX Spectrum, and one year later for MSX, BBC Micro and Amstrad CPC.

Year: 1985 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-04-21Tags: action-adventure fantasy flip-screen isometric wizards and witches zx spectrum

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 original Metal Gear.

Year: 1990 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-08-09Tags: espionage msx science fiction spy stealth

Knight Tyme

Knight Tyme

Knight Tyme is a graphic adventure published by Mastertronic in 1986 for 8-bit platforms, initially from the ZX Spectrum and Amstrad CPC, later for Commdore 64 and MSX. The game w...

Year: 1986 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-10-04Tags: 2d fantasy flip-screen graphic adventure puzzle-solving science fiction zx spectrum

Metal Gear

Metal Gear

Metal Gear is an stealth action-adventure designed by Hideo Kojima and originally released in 1987 by Konami for the MSX2. It was later ported to the NES, Commodore 64 and DOS. Not...

Year: 1987 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-08-09Tags: espionage msx spy stealth

Vampire Killer

Vampire Killer

Vampire Killer is a videogame created by Konami for MSX computers and released in 1986. It's been defined as an alternative version of Castlevania that was released one month before, for the Famicom.

Year: 1986 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-08-27Tags: dark fantasy flip-screen horror metroidvania

Xevious

Xevious

Xevious is a vertical scrolling shooter arcade released by Namco in 1982 and ported to multiple platforms, including MSX, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Apple II. The Atar...

Year: 1987 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-08-19Tags: arcade science fiction shoot em up

MSX

MSX

MSX is the name of a standardized home computer architecture, first announced by Microsoft on June 16, 1983. Before Nintendo, MSX was the platform for which major Japanese game studios produced video game titles