Games by Year of Release: 1986

Gunfright

Gunfright

Gunfright is an action-adventure/shooter created by Ultimate Play the Game initially for the ZX Spectrum in 1985. It was also ported to MSX and Amstrad CPC. The game developed by ...

Year: 1986 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-12-08Tags: action-adventure filmation engine isometric wild west zx spectrum

Spindizzy

Spindizzy

Spindizzy is a puzzle arcade game released by Electric Dreams Software in 1986 for 8-bit platforms. The game was designed and programmed by Paul Shirley, who developed it for the ...

Year: 1986 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2020-09-14Tags: isometric rolling ball split-screen

Starflight

Starflight

Starflight is one the first sandbox space exploration role-playing and simulation game, it was developed by Binary Systems and published by Electronic Arts originally for MS-DOS in 1986.

Year: 1986 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: non-linear real-time science fiction space flight

The Sentinel

The Sentinel

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...

Year: 1986 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: 3d bbc micro first-person polygons puzzle-solving real-time virtual world

Uridium

Uridium

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 game for the 8-bit home comput...

Year: 1986 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-08-23Tags: commodore 64 science fiction shoot em up space flight

Strip Poker: A Sizzling Game of Chance

Strip Poker: A Sizzling Game of Chance

Strip Poker: A Sizzling Game of Chance is an adult card game developed and published by Artworx Software Company in 1982 originally on the Apple II. Between 1983 and 1987 it was po...

Year: 1986 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2021-02-21Tags: adult cards ham mode poker tiles

The Chessmaster 2000

The Chessmaster 2000

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.

Year: 1986 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-08-31Tags: board game chess hotseat isometric

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 Japan with the name "Nemesis.

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

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, released one month before, for the Famicom.

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

Joust

Joust

Joust is a popular arcade game developed by Williams Electronics and released in 1982. It was one of the first and most successful two-player cooperative games. The players control...

Year: 1986 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2019-08-19Tags: 2 players arcade co-op platform

Marble Madness

Marble Madness

Marble Madness is an arcade created by Atari Games and published initially in 1984. You have to guide a rolling ball (a marble) down your path, viewed from an isometric perspective, avoiding obstacles and enemies.

Year: 1986 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: 2 players arcade coin-up conversion isometric multiplayer rolling ball

The Bard's Tale

The Bard's Tale

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 Playing Updated: 2021-02-21Tags: apple 2 original game dungeon crawler fantasy sword and sorcery turn-based

King's Quest I: Quest for the Crown

King's Quest I: Quest for the Crown

King's Quest is a graphic adventure created by Roberta Williams in 1983, originally for the IBM PCjr, then ported to many platforms including Apple II, Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, and many others.

Year: 1986 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2021-05-17Tags: agi engine fantasy graphic adventure point and click puzzle-solving

Silent Service

Silent Service

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: Simulation Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: history military naval submarine vehicular combat simulator war ww2