Games by Year of Release: 1987

Vaders

Vaders

Vaders (also know as Vader) is a vertical scrolling shooter developed by Softgang for the Amiga and released in 1987 by Anco. Sadly, it is known as one of the worst games ever created for this platform.

Year: 1987 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-03-10Tags: amiga original game shoot em up space v-scrolling shoot-em up vertical-scrolling

Vietnam 3275

Vietnam 3275

Vietnam 3275 is a sci-fi shoot 'em up developed by Stavros Fasoulas for the Commodore 64. It's a modified version of another game released in 1987, called Delta MK II (or Delta Patrol).

Year: 1987 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-05-26Tags: commodore 64 science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling

Sinbad and the Throne of the Falcon

Sinbad and the Throne of the Falcon

Sinbad and the Throne of the Falcon is an action-adventure published by Cinemaware initially in 1987 for the Amiga. The game was entirely created by Bill Williams, also known for the excellent Mind Walker, released one year before.

Year: 1987 Genre: Action Updated: 2021-02-26Tags: action-adventure amiga original game arabian fairy tale middle east mini-games mythology naval pirates reverse engineered unofficial port

Starglider

Starglider

Starglider is a 3D space shooter created by the young programmer Jez San and published by Rainbird in 1986 for the Commodore 64, Atari ST, Apple II, ZX Spectrum, and other computers.

Year: 1987 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: 3d atari st first-person space space flight space sim wireframe

Ford Simulator

Ford Simulator

Ford Simulator is a driving simulator that is meant to advertise Ford vehicles and was developed by Beck-Tech and the SoftAd Group, and published by Ford Motor Company in 1987 for DOS.

Year: 1987 Genre: Racing Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: advergames automobile driving racing simulation vehicle simulator

Skate or Die

Skate or Die

Skate or Die is a skateboarding game created by Electronic Arts and released for the Commodore 64 in 1987. It was then ported to ZX Spectrum, Apple II, MS-DOS, NES and other platforms in the following years.

Year: 1987 Genre: Sports Updated: 2019-08-22Tags: commodore 64 skateboarding sport sim

Where Time Stood Still

Where Time Stood Still

This Amiga release is really unique. Where Time Stood Still is an isometric arcade adventure game developed by Denton Designs and published by Ocean Software in 1987 *exclusively* for ZX Spectrum 128K, Atari ST and MS-DOS.

Year: 1987 Genre: Action Updated: 2021-02-22Tags: action-adventure arcade fantasy history isometric prehistoric puzzle-solving reverse engineered unofficial port

Thexder

Thexder

Thexder is a platform shooter videogame developed by Game Arts and released for DOS, Amiga, Apple II, MSX and several other platforms in 1987. You control a robot that is able to transform into a jet.

Year: 1987 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: anime arcade battlemech mecha platform-shooter run and gun science fiction shoot em up

Into the Eagle's Nest

Into the Eagle's Nest

Into the Eagle's Nest is a Gauntlet clone with a WWII theme developed by Pandora Software and released by Mindscape in 1986 for the Apple II and in 1987 for the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS and ZX Spectrum.

Year: 1987 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-22Tags: clone shoot em up walkabout war ww2

Mouse Trap

Mouse Trap

Mousetrap is a platformer created by Microvalue for the Commodore 64 and Atari 8-bit in 1987. The same year it was ported to Amiga and Atari ST. Somehow inspired to Mappy and Mani...

Year: 1987 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2021-02-19Tags: platform

Aliens: Alien 2

Aliens: Alien 2

Aliens: Alien 2 is a platform shooter created by Squaresoft and released exclusively in Japan for MSX computers. As you can imagine from the title, it's the official videogame base...

Year: 1987 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2021-02-28Tags: aliens horror licensed movies msx platform-shooter run and gun

Barbarian

Barbarian

Barbarian is an action game created by Psygnosis initially for the Amiga and released in 1987. It was later ported to Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, and other platforms.

Year: 1987 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-10-25Tags: amiga original game barbarian fantasy side-scrolling sword and sorcery

Crazy Cars

Crazy Cars

Crazy Cars is an arcade racing game developed and published by Titus France in 1987 originally for the Amiga. It was ported to multiple other systems the following year. It saw 2 sequels making it a full series.

Year: 1987 Genre: Racing Updated: 2021-02-21Tags: amiga original game arcade automobile driving street racing transport vehicle simulator

The Faery Tale Adventure

The Faery Tale Adventure

The Faery Tale Adventure is an action RPG created by MicroIllusions originally for the Amiga and published in 1986. It was one of the earliest role-playing games published for Amiga.

Year: 1987 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: action-rpg amiga original game fantasy open world sword and sorcery top-down