Games by Year of Release: 1988

Time Bandit

Time Bandit

Time Bandit is an action/adventure arcade written originally for the TRS-80 the ported in 1985 to Atari ST and Amiga by MichTron. The gameplay is similar to the popular Gauntlet, t...

Year: 1988 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: arcade interactive fiction multiplayer science fiction split-screen text adventure

Star Command

Star Command

Star Command is a 1988 space role-playing game released by Strategic Simulations Inc initially for MS-DOS, then Amiga and Atari ST. One of the things I learned from the world of ...

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2020-02-19Tags: aliens science fiction space exploration squad management text-based turn-based

Driller

Driller

Driller, also known as Space Station Oblivion, is a 3D strategy/puzzler created by Incentive Software initially for ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC in 1987. In 1988 the Atari ST, Amiga and DOS versions were released.

Year: 1988 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2021-02-19Tags: 3d first-person freescape polygons science fiction vector graphics virtual world zx spectrum

Backlash

Backlash

Backlash is a 3D shooter created by the British studio Novagen for the Atari ST in 1987 and ported to Amiga in 1988. The game was programmed by Paul Woakes and designed by Bruce Jordan, the founders of the company.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-19Tags: 3d first-person polygons science fiction shoot em up vector graphics

Santa Paravia and Fiumaccio

Santa Paravia and Fiumaccio

Santa Paravia and Fiumaccio is an early managerial simulation created initially by George Blank for the TSR-80 in 1978. The source code of the game (written in BASIC) was published in SoftSide magazine.

Year: 1988 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-02-24Tags: basic language business simulation fantasy history management medieval turn-based

Questron II

Questron II

Questron 2 is the sequel to Questron, a fantasy RPG created by Strategic Simulations Inc in 1984 for the Commodore 64, Apple II, and Atari 8-bit. Four years later, the sequel was ...

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2020-06-12Tags: multi-directional sword and sorcery top-down wanderer wizards and witches

Eliminator

Eliminator

Eliminator is a sci-fi arcade/shooter designed by John M. Phillips and developed by Hewson initially for the Atari ST. It was published in 1988 also for the Amiga, Commodore 64, in 1988 for Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, and ZX Spectrum.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-23Tags: aliens arcade atari st science fiction

Captain Fizz Meets The Blaster-Trons

Captain Fizz Meets The Blaster-Trons

Captain Fizz Meets The Blaster-Trons, also known as Mission Icarus, is a sci-fi shooter for two players released by Psygnosis in 1988 for the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-06-23Tags: 2 players aliens bbc micro co-op maze split-screen top-down

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest is a platformer action-adventure created by Konami in 1987 for the Famicom and released in North America for the NES in 1988. This is the second game...

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-04-26Tags: europe fantasy horror metroidvania nes original game non-linear platform

Thunder Blade

Thunder Blade

Thunder Blade is an arcade released by Sega originally in 1987 where the player has to control an helicopter, the Gunship Gladiator, to destroy all enemies using guns and missiles and defeat the dictator.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-22Tags: arcade flight helicopter shoot em up transport

Vyper

Vyper

Vyper is a sci-fi shoot 'em up, clearly inspired to Galaga, created by TopDown Development for the Amiga and released in 1988..

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-18

Football Manager 2

Football Manager 2

Football Manager II is the sequel to the original Football Manager created by Kevin Toms with Addictive Games in 1985. This sequel arrived in 1988, and it was released for Commodor...

Year: 1988 Genre: Sports Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: business simulation football sport management

Batman: The Caped Crusader

Batman: The Caped Crusader

Batman: The Caped Crusader is a videogame inspired by the comic book by DC Comics. It was created by Special FX initially for ZX Spectrum and also ported to Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, and other platforms.

Year: 1988 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-10-30Tags: 2d action-adventure arcade comics licensed platform side-scrolling zx spectrum

Nebulus

Nebulus

Nebulus (known as Tower Toppler in the US) is an action platformer developed and designed by John M Phillips initially for the ZX Spectrum and Commodore 64. Later it was ported to Amiga, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, Acorn 32-bit.

Year: 1988 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-07-31Tags: arcade climber zx spectrum