The best classic and old school Commodore 64 games

Maniac Mansion

Maniac Mansion

Maniac Mansion is a memorable point-and-click graphic adventure created by LucasArts initially for the Commodore 64. Written by Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick, it's the first adventu...

Year: 1989 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-07-12Tags: comedy commodore 64 graphic adventure non-linear point and click puzzle-solving scumm

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

Turrican II

Turrican II

Turrican II: The Final Fight is the sequel to the platformer/shooter Turrican. The game developed by Factor 5 was released in 1991 for the Amiga. It was also released for the CDTV,...

Year: 1991 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-08-23Tags: arcade commodore 64 cyborgs run and gun science fiction shoot em up walkabout

Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders

Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders

Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders is the second graphic adventure by Lucasfilm Games, after Maniac Mansion, created using the SCUMM engine. The game was developed on a Commod...

Year: 1988 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-12-14Tags: comedy commodore 64 graphic adventure point and click puzzle-solving science fiction scumm

Raid on Bungeling Bay

Raid on Bungeling Bay

Raid on Bungeling Bay is a helicopter shooter game created by Will Wright for the Commodore 64 and published by Broderbund in 1984. The game was also ported to the NES and MSX (apparently, there was also a coin-up in Japan).

Year: 1984 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-02-20Tags: commodore 64 flight helicopter multi-directional shoot em up top-down

The Great Giana Sisters

The Great Giana Sisters

The Great Giana Sisters is a 2D platformer inspired to Super Mario Bros (you might say "clone"). It was developed by Time Warp initially for the Commodore 64/128, in 1987, then ported to Amiga and Atari ST in 1988.

Year: 1988 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-10-10Tags: arcade clone commodore 64 jumper platform side-scrolling super mario bros

The Bard's Tale II: The Destiny Knight

The Bard's Tale II: The Destiny Knight

The Bard's Tale II: The Destiny Knight is the second chapter of the popular RPG series created by Interplay and published by Electronic Arts starting from 1985. The game was desig...

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2020-02-06Tags: commodore 64 dungeon crawler fantasy sword and sorcery turn-based

International Karate +

International Karate +

International Karate + (also known as IK+, or Chop N' Drop in the US) is a side-view karate fighting game created by System 3 initially for 8-bit platforms (Commodore 64, ZX Spectr...

Year: 1988 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2019-08-23Tags: 2 players commodore 64 competitive fighting martial arts multiplayer

Turrican

Turrican

Turrican is one of the most popular games of the '90s. It was designed and programmed by Manfred Trenz initially for the Commodore 64. The game is a sci-fi platformer, where a muta...

Year: 1990 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: commodore 64 mutants platform run and gun science fiction shoot em up walkabout

Little Computer People

Little Computer People

Little Computer People is an incredibly advanced life simulation game created in 1985 by Activision for the Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST and Apple II. An Amiga version was released in 1987.

Year: 1985 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2020-02-17Tags: artificial life cards commodore 64 real-time social simulation virtual life

The Last Ninja

The Last Ninja

The Last Ninja is an action adventure game developed and published by System 3 Software and released in 1987 for the Commodore 64. It was ported to several other systems in subsequent years.

Year: 1987 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-08-21Tags: commodore 64 fighting isometric japan martial arts puzzle-solving

Impossible Mission

Impossible Mission

Impossible Mission is famous puzzle-solving action adventure designed and programmed by Dennis Caswell initially for the Commodore 64 and released in 1984 by Epyx. The game was por...

Year: 1984 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2019-08-20Tags: commodore 64 espionage platform puzzle-solving science fiction spy

Wizball

Wizball

Wizball is a shooter/platformer with horizontal scrolling created by Sensible Software for the Commodore 64 in 1987. The game was designed by Jon Hare, whose name is tied to the Sensible Soccer series, and his co-founder Chris Yates.

Year: 1987 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-29Tags: 2 players arcade commodore 64 multiplayer non-linear platform shoot em up

Winter Games

Winter Games

Winter Games is a sports simulation created by Epyx originally for the Commodore 64. It was published in 1985, as a sequel to Summer Games, the highly successful title based on the 1984's Olympic games.

Year: 1987 Genre: Sports Updated: 2019-11-23Tags: commodore 64 mixed sports olympiad skating ski sport sim