Games by Year of Release: 1988

Katakis

Katakis

Katakis is a sci-fi shooter inspired to R-Type, developed by Factor 5 and released in 1988 for the Commodore 64 and Amiga. The C64 version was created by Manfred Trenz and Andreas ...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: commodore 64 freeware science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling space flight

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: 2020-02-06Tags: arcade interactive fiction multiplayer science fiction split-screen text adventure

Knight Rider

Knight Rider

Knight Rider is a game based on the 1982 television series starring KITT, the hi-tech supercar, and David Hasselhoff as Michael Knight. The game was created by Pack-In-Video and published by Acclaim in 1988 for the NES only.

Year: 1988 Genre: Racing Updated: 2018-03-21Tags: first-person licensed shoot em up

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

BattleTech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception

BattleTech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception

BattleTech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception is a sci-fi RPG created by Westwood Associates and published by Infocom initially for MS-DOS in 1988, then ported to Atari ST, Apple II, Commodore 64, and Amiga (in 1989).

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2020-08-06Tags: board game mecha science fiction tactical-rpg top-down turn-based war

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: 2019-08-23Tags: action-rpg adventure-rpg fantasy puzzle-solving rpg elements sword and sorcery wanderer

Obliterator

Obliterator

Obliterator is an arcade adventure game developed and published by Psygnosis in 1988 for Amiga, Amstrad CPC, and Atari. It was ported to DOS, ZX Spectrum, and MSX the following year.

Year: 1988 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-11-21Tags: aliens arcade navigator platform-shooter science fiction shoot em up

Menace

Menace

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

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: amiga original game arcade science fiction shoot em up

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: 2019-07-17Tags: 2 players american football amiga original game multiplayer sport sim top-down

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

Speedball

Speedball

Speedball is a video game created by The Bitmap Brothers based on a violent futuristic sport and probably inspired by the 1975 sci-fi movie Rollerball. Initially developed for Ami...

Year: 1988 Genre: Sports Updated: 2020-07-31Tags: 2 players amiga original game brutal sports cyberpunk multiplayer science fiction top-down

Virus

Virus

Virus (known as Zarch when it was originally created for the Acorn Archimedes) is a 3d shooter designed by David Braben and one of the first real 3D games ever created. Initially ...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: 3d birds-eye view science fiction shoot em up

Ikari Warriors

Ikari Warriors

Ikari Warriors is a vertical scrolling shooter coin-up created by SNK and published initially in 1986. It was ported to many home platforms, including Commodore 64, Apple II, NES, Amstrad CPC.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-11-05Tags: 2 players arcade co-op coin-up conversion run and gun tank vertical-scrolling walkabout war

Carrier Command

Carrier Command

Carrier Command is a vehicle simulation and a real-time strategy game developed by Realtime Games in 1988 for the Atari ST, then later ported to several other platforms including A...

Year: 1988 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2019-08-22Tags: atari st naval real-time science fiction transport watercraft