Games by Year of Release: 1988

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

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

The Black Onyx

The Black Onyx

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 Updated: 2018-03-22Tags: dungeon crawler fantasy first-person japan turn-based

Times of Lore

Times of Lore

Times of Lore is an action RPG created by Chris Roberts - author of Wing Commander - and published by Origin Systems for Commodore 64, Apple II, DOS. Later it was ported to Amiga, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum and NES.

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: action-rpg adventure-rpg fantasy puzzle-solving rpg elements sword and sorcery wanderer

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

Black Lamp

Black Lamp

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 Updated: 2021-02-19Tags: arcade fantasy platform

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

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

Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine

Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine

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 Updated: 2021-02-22Tags: arcade science fiction shoot em up zx spectrum

TV Sports: Football

TV Sports: Football

TV Sports: Football is the first game of the TV Sports series created by Cinemaware initially for the Amiga. It was published in 1988, while the C64 and DOS versions followed later.

Year: 1988 Genre: Sports Updated: 2021-02-21Tags: 2 players american football amiga original game multiplayer sport sim top-down

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

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

2400 A.D.

2400 A.D.

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 Updated: 2020-12-15Tags: aliens post-apocalyptic real-time science fiction

Where in Europe is Carmen Sandiego?

Where in Europe is Carmen Sandiego?

Where in Europe is Carmen Sandiego is the third chapter in the Carmen Sandiego series. Published in 1988 for Amiga, DOS, Commodore 64 and other platforms, it focuses on the European history and geography.

Year: 1988 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: clicker detective europe geography mystery puzzle-solving