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Gryzor

Darran returns to Ocean’s amazing Amstrad conversion.
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Mickey Mouse

Darran Jones explains why you should revisit this early Disney platformer starring everyone’s favourite mouse.
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Alien 8

Ultimate made superb isometric adventure games on the Amstrad. Here’s one of the best.
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Exolon

Darran looks back at Raffaele Cecco’s superb flick-screen shooter.
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La Abadia del Crimen

Relatively unknown, this fantastic Spanish game from Opera Software and the genius of Paco Menendez recreates in a masterful way the novel by Umberto Eco "The Name of the Rose" pushing the Amstrad CPC to its limit…
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Prince of Persia

I have to be honest Prince of Persia is not one of my favorite Amstrad games or on any system for that matter it has to be said.it is one of the best games to show off just what the Amstrad CPC could do in the right hands.
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Myth: History In The Making

An absolute classic from the varied library of Amstrad software, Myth took the player on an exciting journey through various time periods in history and unearthed the legends and myths (hence the title!) connected to them…

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The Blues Brothers

Having played this on the 464 with the legendary Green Screen Monitor,back in '91, it came as a bit of a shock that everything was blue when I booted
this up last month, in hindsight perhaps the clue was in the title…

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NEXUS

At the age of 8 years old, I spent vast quantities of time bathed in the radioactive green glow of the Amstrad CPC464 that my dad had purchased…

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Street Fighter

I had a search through the Retro Gamer review archives and didn’t find at a single version of this game, but then is it really all that surprising? The original Street Fighter has practically been written out of gaming history…

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Krackout

The breakout style of game has been around almost as long as any other computer game…

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Galletron

Your mission is to destroy the communcation satellites on each of the nine planets, these have sentries that need to be taken out before you can do this…

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Bank Panic

Bandits are holding up a bank and have taken people hostage, and as a gunslinger, it's your job to shoot them…

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Captain Blood

You play a computer game programmer (Captain Blood) who finds himself trapped in one of his own computer games…

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Match Day 2

To commemorate or commiserate the beginning of the football season it's time to review the CPC version of Jon Ritman's much revered sports title…

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Star Sabre

A Side-Ways scrolling shoot-em-up in the style of R-type for the Amstrad CPC…

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Beyond the Ice Palace

I guess it's not surprising after the popularity of their Ghosts'n'Goblins conversions, that Elite decided to commission another title in a similar vein…

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Stormlord

What have Stormlord, a cat & the spectrum version of Space Harrier all have in common? Answer, they all begin with nine lives…

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MASK

The forces of MASK under your command have come under attack and your colleagues have been scattered through time…

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Game Over 2

If games sold on the artwork for it the first Game Over would have probably sold millions…

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Vampire

Brok the Brave has decided to rid us of Dracula once and for all…

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Sonic Boom

Fancy flying a jet through six levels of non-stop vertical scrolling action? If you do then Sonic Boom may be that game…

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