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Magicland Dizzy

The fourth game in the Dizzy series sees our hero thrown into a mystical fairy tale kingdom…

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Victory Road

When I first saw Victory Road advertised in the cpc magazines I couldn't wait to get the game…

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Star Driver

Think our roads are bad? Then spare a thought for the drivers of the future; they’re lucky if they make it more than a couple of feet without crashing or skidding off the really thin and treacherous roads…

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Thrust 2

The sequel to Thrust has you against the Galactic Empire again…

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Flyspy

For being a good lad and carrying the shopping home from the local market, my mum would treat me to a budget game every fortnight…

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Winter Games

Winter Games is just one of many sporting simulations that came out on the Amstrad…

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Savage

 Savage is a compendium of three games in one package…

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Ikari Warriors

 I previously read Darren Jones Spectrum review of Ikari Warriors & thought the CPC version also deserved a mention…

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Desert Fox

It's time to get in your tank and take the fight to the germans in this World War Two shooter similar in places to Battlezone…

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Soccer Boss

Soccer Boss was originally released as The Boss by Peaksoft before this version by Alternative…

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Slap Fight

Slap Fight is an old vertical scrolling shoot-'em-up converted from the arcades by probe to half a dozen home systems…

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Storm

Storm has returned home to find his dinner not ready…

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Kwik Snax

It’s hard to think anything bad about the Oliver Twin’s constantly grinning, constantly high little eggy creation…

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Agent X 2

The mad professor is back, although I never knew he had been away…

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Dizzy: Prince of the Yolk Folk

Originally released on the Dizzy’s Excellent Adventures compilation as an “exclusive game for Dizzy collectors”, the relatively tiny Prince of the Yolk Folk, for many, eclipsed the mainstays of the box-set, most notably Spellbound Dizzy…

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Flying Shark

Flying Shark is a five level vertical shooter in which you will fly a biplane perhaps similar to 1942 and the games that followed it…

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Ninja

Princess Di-Di has been kidnapped and it is down to you to rescue her…

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Game Over

Way back in 1987, an advert for a forthcoming game caused quite a stir…

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Ghostbusters II

“They’re Back!”

In 2009 the Ghostbusters return on next gen hardware but in 1989 they were back in 8-bits courtesy of Activsion…

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The Untouchables

During their heyday, Ocean regularly made a mockery of the old videogame maxim that a movie licence does not a good game make…

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Continental Circus

Continental Circus is a racer that sees you racing against 99 other cars on eight different circuits around the world…

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Rick Dangerous

Before he returned ‘Back in a Flash’ for the sequel, Rick Dangerous was successfully aping another movie legend…

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Switchblade

Having to endure the indignity of Speccy ports was always a sore point with Amstrad users…

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Classic Racing

What could be more exciting than watching a horse race on your computer?  Umm, actually just about anything…

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Sir Lancelot

Sir Lancelot is a platform game from the very early stages of the cpc's life…

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Airwolf

Was this the first TV/movie licence game to appear on the Amstrad?

I find this a rather strange game…

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Dragons

This is a very colourful and quite fun arcade game, though it is quite cruel to the cute little dragons, as you have to kill them!

Each screen has various platforms to jump and climb on and over, with the idea being to use the eggs on the screen (by pushing them) and kill the dragons…

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Barry McGuigan World Champoinship Boxing

Widely regarded as one of the best 8 bit sports games of all time, Barry McGuigan boxing was an instant hit when it was released in the mid 80's and recieved some very good review scores…

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