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Games by Year of Release: 1988

Star Goose! amiga

Star Goose! (also know as Stargoose Warrior) is a sci-fi arcade shooter created by Logotron for the Atari ST, Amiga, and MS-DOS and released in 1988. Designed by two brilliant game...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter

shooter top-down

Eliminator amiga

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

aliens atari st science fiction shooter

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 rpg sword and sorcery top-down wanderer wizards and witches

The Bard's Tale II: The Destiny Knight amiga

The Bard's Tale II: The Destiny Knight is the second chapter of the popular RPG series created by Interplay. It was published by Electronic Arts starting in 1985. The game was desi...

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing

c64 original game commodore 64 dungeon crawler fantasy party-based rpg sword and sorcery turn-based rpg

Vyper amiga

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

science fiction shooter v-scrolling shoot-em up

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 rpg turn-based rpg

Driller amiga

Driller, also known as Space Station Oblivion, is a 3D strategy/puzzler created by Incentive Software. It was initially released in 1987 for the ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, and Amstrad CPC.

Year: 1988 Genre: Puzzler

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

Menace amiga

Menace is a side-scrolling space shooter created by DMA Design originally for the Amiga. Psygnosis published it in 1988. The game was ported and released for the Commodore 64, Atari ST, and DOS one year later.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter

amiga original game science fiction shooter

Time Bandit amiga

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,...

Year: 1988 Genre: Brawler

2 players brawler interactive fiction science fiction split-screen

Moebius: The Orb of Celestial Harmony amiga

Moebius: The Orb of Celestial Harmony is a role-playing game initially created by Origin Systems for the Apple II and published in 1985. The game was designed and programmed by Greg Malone.

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing

apple 2 original game japan rpg wanderer

Santa Paravia and Fiumaccio amiga

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

Year: 1988 Genre: Strategy

basic language business simulation fantasy history hotseat management medieval multiplayer political strategy

Backlash amiga

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

3d first-person polygons science fiction shooter vector graphics

Wayne Gretzky Hockey amiga

Wayne Gretzky Hockey is an ice hockey simulation created by Bethesda Softworks for Amiga, Atari ST, and MS-DOS and released in 1988. There were also Macintosh and NES versions, while the C-64/128 version was never completed.

Year: 1988 Genre: Sports

2 players hockey licensed sports top-down winter sports

Power Strike sega-master-system

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

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter

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