Adventure Construction Set (ACS) is not a game, but a game maker tool, created by Stuart Smith originally for the Commodore 64 in 1984, then ported to Apple II (1985), Amiga (1986), and MS-DOS (1987).
Year: 1986 Genre: Role Playingc64 original game commodore 64 construction kit game maker utility
Uridium is a science fiction side-scrolling shoot 'em-up originally designed by Andrew Braybrook for the Commodore 64. It was one of the most popular games for the 8-bit home compu...commodore 64 science fiction shoot em up space flight
The Sentinel (The Sentry in the U.S.) is one of the first games of the famous designer and coder Geoff Crammond, the author of the Grand Prix series. Developed initially for the BB...3d bbc micro first-person polygons puzzle-solving real-time virtual world
Arcticfox is one of the first 3D games ever created for the Amiga. It puts the player in the cockpit of a futuristic tank, on an alien world covered by snow. The game, developed by...aliens amiga original game first-person tank vehicular combat simulator
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a text adventure by Infocom, based on the famous novel by Douglas Adams, a masterpiece of the comedy science fiction genre, written in 1979.interactive fiction licensed novel science fiction text adventure
Starflight is one of the first sandbox space exploration role-playing and simulation games; it was developed by Binary Systems and published by Electronic Arts originally for MS-DOS in 1986.non-linear real-time science fiction space flight
Silent Service is a warfare submarine simulator designed by legendary Canadian video game creator Sid Meier, known for the acclaimed Sid Meier's Civilization. The game was publis...
Year: 1986 Genre: Simulationhistory military naval submarine vehicular combat simulator war ww2
Dragon Quest, known as Dragon Warrior in the US, is a Japanese-style role-playing game created by Chunsoft for the NES and released in 1986. It's the first game of the famous Drago...
Year: 1986 Genre: Role Playingfantasy jrpg top-down turn-based
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 Japan with the name "Nemesis.arcade coin-op conversion science fiction shoot em up
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, released one month before, for the Famicom.
Year: 1986 Genre: Platformerdark fantasy flip-screen horror metroidvania
Tales of the Unknown: Volume I - The Bard’s Tale (or simply The Bard's Tale) is a role playing game designed by Michael Cranford and developed by Interplay. Released initially ...
Year: 1986 Genre: Role Playingapple 2 original game dungeon crawler fantasy party-based sword and sorcery turn-based
The Chessmaster 2000 is the first title in the popular Chessmaster series created by The Software Toolworks. The game, developed initially for MS-DOS, was released in 1986 for PC, Amiga, Commodore 64, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, and MSX.board game chess hotseat isometric