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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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Defender of the Crown

Being a kid in the 80’s was great, but when I look back now I think I was a bit different to other kids the same age…

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Grid Trap

There isn't that many arcade conversions for the C16/Plus4 and only a handful of them are of any high quality…

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Jaws: The Computer Game

As Amity Island's Police Chief Brodie, it is your responsibility to stop the lethal shark Jaws from killing the residents and tourists…

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Theme Hospital

The game is set in a hospital, and requires the player to build an environment which will attract patients with comical complaints, illnesses, emergencies, and diseases…

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The Lost Patrol

Lost Patrol is a survival action role-playing game with strategy elements developed by Shadow Development and published by Ocean Software Ltd, released for Amiga computers in 1990 and the Atari ST in 1991…

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Pokemon Stadium

I dont know if many of you remember the first episode of the pokemon cartoon series, when the intro to Blue/Red lept into colour 3D cartoon style action…

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Lynxopoly

In the same style as the board game Monopoloy comes the Lynx game Lynxopoly…

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StarCraft

Starcraft is regarded as a very fast-paced game – we all marvel at manic Koreans whose fingers flurry with a dizzying click-per-minute ratio that would outpace hummingbirds – but it's a slow-paced experience which has settled into my memory…

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Hilsea Lido

So there I was, driving home from work on the A27 through Hampshire one night when I passed a sign for a town called Hilsea…

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Juggernaut

‘I’ve got a great big Convoy… a convoy coming your way!’

Lorries were great in the 80’s…

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Radar Mission

Although by no means breaking new ground, Radar Mission was a solid military 'twofer' on the Game Boy in 1990…

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Thrust 2

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

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Supremacy

Who says the C64 can't do strategy games? Possibly one of the greatest games to ever grace a humble 8 bit machine, Supremacy combined great graphics and an even better soundtrack by Jeron Tel to amazing effect…

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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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Syndicate

Civilisation has fallen into the hands of syndicates, who each control several countries of the world…

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Battle Ships

I'm not sure how many people reading this will remember the advert for the MB Computer Battle Ships Electronic Board Game…

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TLL

Flight simulators are boring… everyone knows that! We don’t want to be bothered by knowing whether our gear is hanging out… and we certainly don’t want to spend our time fiddling with our flaps… No we just want to get in a plane and fly under bridges and then shoot some things……

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Motos

Games made in the early Eighties have a simple objective; there was no plot or big bad bosses to worry about…

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Mugsy

This nice, but limited Strategy / Adventure was billed as a comic strip game…

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Transport Tycoon

These days you can walk into pretty much any games shop, head over to the PC section and find roughly five million “Tycoon” games available for purchase…

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Alien

I’ve always been a fan of the film Alien, so when I saw this game in the cheapie bin years ago I decided to give it a shot…

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Frogger

Frogger is a classic arcade game which has been around for more than 20 years…

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