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Games by Year of Release: 1985

The Lords of Midnight

The Lords of Midnight

The Lords of Midnight is a mix of strategy and adventure games created in 1984 by Mike Singleton for the ZX Spectrum. In the following years, the Commodore 64 and Amstrad CPC versions were also released.

Year: 1985 Genre: Role Playing

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James Bond 007: A View to a Kill

James Bond 007: A View to a Kill

GamesNostalgia pays a small tribute to Sir Roger Moore with James Bond 007: A View to a Kill, an interactive fiction created by Angelsoft for Apple II, DOS, and Macintosh and released in 1985.

Year: 1985 Genre: Adventure

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Mr. Do!

Mr. Do!

Mr. Do! is popular arcade released in 1982 by Universal Co. The game was ported to many platforms including Atari 2600, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, MSX, and many others. ...

Year: 1985 Genre: Arcade

arcade coin-up conversion flip-screen maze
Scarabaeus

Scarabaeus

Scarabaeus (Invaders of the Lost Tomb in the US) is a 3D search, puzzle-solving, and survival game developed by Andromeda Software and published in 1985 by Ariolasoft for the Commodore 64.

Year: 1985 Genre: Action

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F-15 Strike Eagle

F-15 Strike Eagle

F-15 Strike Eagle is a combat flight simulator first released in 1985 by MicroProse for the Commodore 64 and Apple II. The game was designed and developed by Sid Meier, the creator of Civilization.

Year: 1985 Genre: Simulation

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One-on-One

One-on-One

One on One, also known as Dr. J and Larry Bird Go One on One, is a basketball simulation developed by Eric Hammond and published by Electronic Arts initially in 1983 for the Apple II and Atari 8-bit.

Year: 1985 Genre: Sports

2 players basketball commodore 64 multiplayer versus
Kung-Fu: The Way of the Exploding Fist

Kung-Fu: The Way of the Exploding Fist

Kung-Fu: The Way of the Exploding Fist is one of the most popular fighting games of the 80s. It's a martial arts fighting game created by Gregg Barnett for the Beam Software and released in 1985.

Year: 1985 Genre: Beat-'em-up

2 players commodore 64 fighting martial arts versus
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

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Beyond Castle Wolfenstein

Beyond Castle Wolfenstein

Beyond Castle Wolfenstein is the sequel to Castle Wolfenstein, the action-adventure known as the first stealth game, created by Muse Software. Initially released for the Commodor...

Year: 1985 Genre: Action

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Mercenary

Mercenary

Mercenary: Escape from Targ is a sci-fi action-adventure game designed by Paul Woakes and released by his company, Novagen Software, initially for Atari 8-bit in 1986. It was porte...

Year: 1985 Genre: Action

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Monty on the Run

Monty on the Run

Monty on the Run is the third game in the Monty Mole series developed and published by Gremlin Graphics Software in 1985. Monty Mole, created by Peter Harrap, was a popular video game series in the 80's.

Year: 1985 Genre: Platformer

platform puzzle-solving
Archon: The Light and the Dark

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Archon: The Light and the Dark is a 1983 video game developed by Free Fall Associates and published by Electronic Arts. The concept is similar to chess, but with real-time fights between pieces to decide the winner.

Year: 1985 Genre: Strategy

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Karateka

Karateka

Karateka is a martial arts fighting game and the first title created by the famous designer Jordan Mechner, author of Prince of Persia. Karateka was developed by Mechner for the Apple II and published in 1984 by Brøderbund.

Year: 1985 Genre: Beat-'em-up

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Koronis Rift

Koronis Rift

Koronis Rift is one of the earliest games created by LucasArts (aka Lucasfilm Games). It was designed and produced by Noah Falstein, and it was released initially, in 1985, for the Atari 8-bit computers.

Year: 1985 Genre: Simulation

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