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Games by Year of Release: 1988

The Black Onyx nes

The Black Onyx is a Japanese RPG created by Bullet-Proof Software originally in 1984 for the NEC-PC 8801. It was the first role-playing game developed in Japan, taking inspiration from big western hits such as Wizardry and Ultima.

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing

dungeon crawler fantasy first-person japan party-based turn-based

Power Strike sega-master-system

Aleste, released outside Japan as "Power Strike", is a popular shoot-em-up developed by Compile and released initially for the SEGA Master System in 1988. Later it was published for MSX2.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter

arcade science fiction top-down v-scrolling shoot-em up

Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels dos

Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels is an interactive fiction written by Bob Bates and released by Infocom for MS-DOS, Apple II, Commodore 64, Macintosh, and Amiga in 1988. It...

Year: 1988 Genre: Adventure

belle époque detective interactive fiction mystery puzzle-solving text adventure

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest nes

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

europe fantasy horror metroidvania nes original game non-linear platform

After Burner sega-master-system

After Burner is a popular arcade created by Sega in 1987, inspired by the movie Top Gun, where the player is the pilot of an F-14 Tomcat jet. This fast-paced combat flight simulato...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter

arcade aviation coin-op conversion flight shoot em up

Questron II amiga

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

c64 original game multi-directional sword and sorcery top-down wanderer wizards and witches

Driller amiga

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

3d first-person polygons science fiction vector graphics virtual world zx spectrum

2400 A.D. dos

2400 A.D. is a post-apocalyptic top-down role-playing game by Origin Systems. Before starting a new game, I have the (maybe bad) habit of looking at the story of searching for a review.

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing

aliens post-apocalyptic real-time science fiction

Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine amiga

Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine is a sci-fi shoot 'em up created by Raffaele Cecco for Hewson Consultants and published in 1987 for the ZX Spectrum. It was then ported to the Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, NES, and Amiga.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter

arcade science fiction shoot em up zx spectrum

20000 Leagues Under the Sea amiga

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is a graphic adventure created by Coktel Vision as a videogame adaptation of the famous sci-fi novel by Jules Verne, written in 1870. The game was rele...

Year: 1988 Genre: Adventure

atari st graphic adventure licensed novel point and click science fiction steampunk submarine

Fish! amigados

Fish! is a text adventure created by the British game studio Magnetic Scrolls, published in 1988 for the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS and other platforms by Rainbird. Writ...

Year: 1988 Genre: Adventure

comedy detective interactive fiction mystery text adventure text parser

Black Lamp amiga

Black Lamp is a fantasy platformer published by Firebird for Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST, and Amiga in 1988, then ported in 1989 to Atari 8-bit. It's a game with a dark atm...

Year: 1988 Genre: Platformer

arcade fantasy platform

Armalyte commodore-64

Armalyte is one of the best shooters ever created for the Commodore 64. This horizontally scrolling sci-fi shoot 'em up was developed by Cyberdyne Systems and published by Thalamus in 1988.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter

commodore 64 h-scrolling shoot-em up science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling space flight

Mortville Manor amiga

Mortville Manor - Le Manoir de Mortevielle in French - is a graphic adventure created by Lankhor initially for the Sinclair QL. The original game was published in 1986, but in 1987 a new and improved version for Atari ST was released.

Year: 1988 Genre: Adventure

clicker crime & punishment detective graphic adventure mystery point and click puzzle-solving sinclair ql