Games by Year of Release: 1988

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

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

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

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

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

The Games: Summer Edition

The Games: Summer Edition

The Games: Summer Edition is the official game of the 1988 Summer Olympics that took place in Seoul, South Korea, in 1988. The game developed by The Code Monkeys is part of the fam...

Year: 1988 Genre: Sports Updated: 2020-08-15Tags: commodore 64 licensed mixed sports olympiad side-scrolling sport sim

Elite

Elite

Elite is a famous space flight and trading sim created by David Braben and Ian Bell (with their company, Mr Micro), published by Acornsoft and Firebird, and released for several home computers starting from 1984.

Year: 1988 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2020-12-16Tags: 3d bbc micro business simulation flight polygons real-time science fiction shoot em up space flight space sim trading

The Bard's Tale II: The Destiny Knight

The Bard's Tale II: The Destiny Knight

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

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: commodore 64 dungeon crawler fantasy sword and sorcery turn-based

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 Amig...

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

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 Andrea...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-22Tags: commodore 64 freeware h-scrolling shoot-em up science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling

Shadow Warriors

Shadow Warriors

Shadow Warriors (or Ninja Gaiden in non-PAL countries) is a coin-up created by Tecmo and released in 1988. The home computer versions were created by Ocean and published in 1990 fo...

Year: 1988 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2021-01-16Tags: 2 players arcade coin-up conversion fighting ninja

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi is an arcade game created by Atari in 1984 and despite the title of the third movie, it's the sequel to the first Star Wars game (the third game, The Empire Strikes Back, was released one year later).

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-22Tags: aliens arcade licensed movies science fiction shoot em up

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 commodore 64 puzzle platformer zx spectrum

Xenon

Xenon

Xenon is a vertical scrolling shooter, created by The Bitmap Brothers initially for the Atari ST in 1988 and ported to Amiga, ZX Spectrum, and MSX the same year. The game is the prequel to the much more popular Xenon 2: Megablast.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-22Tags: amiga original game shoot em up space v-scrolling shoot-em up vertical-scrolling