Ace of Aces is a computer game flight simulator developed by Artech Digital Productions in 1986. The game takes place during World War II. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ace of Aces (computer game)"
Alternate Reality (AR) is an unfinished computer role-playing game (RPG) series that has achieved cult status among many fans of RPGs. It was created by Philip Price, who formed a development company called Paradise Programming. Published by Datasoft AR: The City and AR: The Dungeon were released in 1985 ** . Price was unable to write the second edition, so The Dungeon was actually written by Ken Jordan and Dan Pinal. Gary Gilbertson created the music for both games. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alternate Reality"
Archon is a computer game developed by Free Fall Associates and distributed by Electronic Arts. It was originally developed for Atari 8-bit computers in 1983, but was later ported to several other systems of the day, including the Apple II, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Amiga, IBM PC, Apple Macintosh, and NES. It was designed by Paul Reiche III and Jon Freeman and programmed by Freeman's wife, Anne Westfall. Reiche also produced the artwork for the game. ...more on Wikipedia about "Archon (computer game)"
Arkanoid is a simple yet addictive arcade game developed by Taito in 1986. Arkanoid is a clone and a simpler version of the earlier Sega's arcade game Gigas and Gigas Mark 2 based upon Atari's Breakout games of the mid-to-late 1970s. ...more on Wikipedia about "Arkanoid"
Asteroids is a popular vector-based video arcade game released in 1979 by Atari. The object of the game is for the player to shoot and destroy asteroids without being hit by the fragments. It was one of the most popular and influential games of the Golden Age of Arcade Games. ...more on Wikipedia about "Asteroids"
Attack of the Mutant Camels was a surrealist computer game released for the Commodore 64 and Atari 8-bit computers in the 1980s by Jeff Minter's Llamasoft. It is a horizontally scrolling shooter. ...more on Wikipedia about "Attack of the Mutant Camels"
Ballblazer is a 1985 computer game created by Lucasfilm Games (later LucasArts Entertainment). It was originally released for the Atari 8-bit systems, such as the Atari 800 and the Atari 5200. It was also ported to other popular platforms of the day, such as the Apple II, ZX Spectrum (by Dalali Software Ltd), Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, and the Atari 7800. The Atari 800 version was called Ballblaster during development. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ballblazer"
Ballyhoo is an interactive fiction computer game designed by Jeff O'Neill and published by Infocom in 1986. It utilizes the portable Z-machine, which allowed for the game to be released for many popular platforms simultaneously, such as the IBM PC, Apple II, Atari ST and Commodore 64. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ballyhoo (computer game)"
Battlezone is an arcade game from Atari released in 1980. It displays a wireframe view (using vector graphics rather than raster graphics) on a horizontal black and white CRT (with green color overlay). Due to its novel gameplay and look, this game was very popular for many years. It holds a remarkable place in the history of computer and video games, by being the first 3D arcade game. ...more on Wikipedia about "Battlezone"
Beyond Castle Wolfenstein is a 1984 computer game by Muse Software. It is a sequel to the innovative and successful Castle Wolfenstein. Originally developed for the Apple II, it was quickly ported to the Commodore 64 and to the PC in 1985 as a booter. ...more on Wikipedia about "Beyond Castle Wolfenstein"
Boulder Dash, aka Rockford, originally released in 1984, is a classic series of computer games for the Apple II, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, and Atari 400/800 home computers, and later ported to the NES, Acorn Electron, PC, Amstrad CPC, and many other platforms. It was created by Peter Liepa and Chris Gray and published by First Star Software, which still owns the game. ...more on Wikipedia about "Boulder Dash"
Breakout is a Pong-like arcade game introduced by Atari in 1976, with a follow-up, Super Breakout, appearing in 1978. ...more on Wikipedia about "Breakout"
Castle Wolfenstein is a computer game by Muse Software for the Apple II. It was released in 1981 and later ported to the PC for DOS, to the Atari 8-bit family, and to the Commodore 64. ...more on Wikipedia about "Castle Wolfenstein"
Caverns of Mars was a computer game for the Atari 8-bit computers, programmed by Greg Christensen and published by Atari Program Exchange (APX) in 1981. ...more on Wikipedia about "Caverns of Mars (computer game)"
Centipede is a vertically-oriented shoot'em up arcade game produced by Atari in 1980. It is regarded as the first arcade game designed by a woman, Dona Bailey. The player takes the role of a garden gnome, defending against swarms of insects. In order to complete rounds, the player must eliminate the centipede that winds down the playing field. ...more on Wikipedia about "Centipede (video game)"
Choplifter is a 1982 Apple II game developed by Dan Gorlin and published by Brøderbund. It was ported to other home computers, and in 1985, Sega released a coin-operated arcade game version. While many arcade games have been ported to home computers and consumer consoles, Choplifter was one of the few games ( Lode Runner is another) to take the reverse route: first appearing on a home system and being ported to the arcade. ...more on Wikipedia about "Choplifter"
Congo Bongo (J:ティップタップ E: Tip Top)is an arcade game by SEGA, released in 1983. The game has come to be seen as Sega's answer to the highly sucessful Donkey Kong game that was released in 1981. The player takes the role of a hunter who tries to catch an ape named Bongo. The gameplay is remeniscent of Donkey Kong and other similar platform games, but takes place in an isometric world. ...more on Wikipedia about "Congo Bongo"
Crossbow was a video arcade game first released by Exidy in 1983. It was later published by Atari on the Atari 2600 and 7800 in 1987. It was published by Absolute Entertainment on the Commodore 64 in 1988. ...more on Wikipedia about "Crossbow (video game)"
Crush, Crumble and Chomp! is a 1981 strategy computer game from Epyx. In this game, the player takes control of a movie monster and attacks a famous city, such as New York or San Francisco. ...more on Wikipedia about "Crush, Crumble and Chomp!"
Crystal Castles is a 1983 arcade game by Atari. The game is somewhat inspired by Pac-Man, but takes place in an isometric world with more varied opponents. ...more on Wikipedia about "Crystal Castles"
Cutthroats is an interactive fiction computer game written by Michael Berlyn and Jerry Wolper and was published by Infocom in 1984. Like the majority of Infocom's games, it was released for most of the popular computer platforms of the time, such as the Apple II, PC, Atari ST and Commodore 64. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cutthroats (computer game)"
David's Midnight Magic is an early computer pinball simulation written by David Snider and released by Brøderbund in 1982. The game was originally released for the Apple II computer platform and was later released for the Commodore 64 and Atari 8-bit platforms. Along with Raster Blaster and Night Mission, David's Midnight Magic represented the first wave of home computer pinball simulations available with relatively realistic pinball features. ...more on Wikipedia about "David's Midnight Magic"
Deadline is an interactive fiction computer game published by Infocom in 1982. Written by Marc Blank, it was one of the first murder mystery interactive fiction games. Like most Infocom titles, Deadline was created using ZIL, which allowed the easy porting of the game to popular computer platforms of the time such as the Apple II and the Commodore 64. ...more on Wikipedia about "Deadline (computer game)"
Defender is a horizontally-scrolling shoot 'em up arcade game created by Williams Electronics in 1980. It was programmed by Eugene Jarvis (who later formed Vid Kidz and made more of Williams' hits), Larry DeMar, Sam Dicker, and Paul Dussault. This game was a hit when it was released and remained popular throughout the 1980s. ...more on Wikipedia about "Defender (game)"
Demon Attack is a video game title by Imagic released for the Atari 2600 game console in 1982. The game was extremely successful and is considered to be one of the more popular games released for home videogame consoles of that era. Demon Attack was programmed by Rob Fulop. ...more on Wikipedia about "Demon Attack"
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