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Alien Breed

Alien Breed



Alien Breed! Whoah, one of the most addictive action shooters released on Amiga. This game is going to keep you busy for hours and hours. This classic was originally released in 1991 and is now ...

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Aliens

Aliens



Remake of the 1986 classic Aliens. This 1st person shooter (well at that time) was based on the 2nd Aliens movie. The remake is as spooky as the original. If you've played this game on your ...

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Atic atac

Atic atac



Atic Atac is one of those titles that is stuck in your head since the eighties. Ultimate (also known from Alien8 and Knightlore) released this game in 1983 for BBC micro and ZX spectrum. It'...

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Atic Atac

Atic Atac



Atic Atac is a well known ZX Spectrum title by Ultimate. In this action game with its typical screen to screen action, you'll need to collect pieces of a key. This Windows remake was done by...

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Babaliba

Babaliba



A ZX spectrum classic by Spanish software house Dinamic Software. In this action, adventure quest game you must collect treasure, princesses and ofcourse the letters Babaliba in that specific or...

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Beach Head

Beach Head



This game wasn't for everyone, but if you loved it you kept playing it. In this strategic game you have to recapture an island in 6 different stages. The stages all have different gameplay a...

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Bomber

Bomber



Bomber is a 1985 ZX spectrum game in which you bomb skyscrapers. This game has been released many times in the early eighties by just as much different companies. ...

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Bombermaaan

Bombermaaan



Classic Bomberman game with original gameplay and fun with minor adjustments. Up to 5 players on the same computer, single and team battle modes. Customizable arena levels with a level editor. A...

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Booga-Boo (2)

Booga-Boo (2)



A 1983 retro classic in a remake for PC. The original featured stunning character animations and a thrilling gameplay. How about the remake? Download and find out!

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Burgertime (Burgerland)

Burgertime (Burgerland)



BurgerLand is a remake of the game called BurgerTime, released by Bally/Midway and Data East in 1982 (for the coin-op versions). This version is a remake for Windows PC. It is available free for...

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Cannon Fodder

Cannon Fodder



Cannon Fodder was originally released for Commodore Amiga but was ported to many platforms once it became a rock solid hit. This game is fun, it really is. Just enjoy this Windows remake.

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Centipede

Centipede



Centipede must be one of the most cloned and ported games ever. If you haven't played or at least seen centipede once in your life, you probably aren't allowed to vote yet as well. Anywa...

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Choplifter

Choplifter



Great remake of Broderbund's '82 Choplifter by David Fleming. This 'Dos' version runs fine in Windows but it needs a little tweaking to get some sound. If you liked Choplifter yo...

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Chronos: A Tapestry of Time

Chronos: A Tapestry of Time



A remake of the 1987 ZX spectrum game by Mastertronic. This remake was done by Kryten.

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Cookie

Cookie



Cookie is a remake of a ZX Spectrum video game by Ultimate Play The Game. Cookie was originally released in 1983. In the game Charlie the Chef has to bake a cake, but the ingredients (Mixed Peel...

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Cookie (2)

Cookie (2)



This '84 ZX Spectrum game has been remade by John Dow at RetroSpec. Cookie was originally released by Ultimate Play The Game.

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Cookie (3)

Cookie (3)



SpaceTimeGames gave this 1983 Ultimate release a shot aswell. This Cookie remake was done in 2005, 22 years after the original for ZX spectrum.

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Cosmos

Cosmos



Cosmos is a spectrum game which combines action and strategy. You control a starbase called Kyplos. The starbase has not yet been finished however when funds were withdrawn. It's your task i...

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Cybernoid 2: The Revenge

Cybernoid 2: The Revenge



This 1988 ZX Spectrum original has been remade by Graham Goring. In this remake you need to gain 1500 points by beating space pirates. This game is worth a download!

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Defender

Defender



One of the first horizontal spacecraft shooters ever. Anyone can see the resemblance with games like Gradius. This game was released for Arcades. Enjoy this freeware Windows retro game. Download...

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Dig Dug

Dig Dug



Dig Dug is one of those games that is so simple in its game idea, it has become brilliant. And that has been proven by the fact that it is still popular today, about 20 years after its release o...

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Donkey Kong Craze

Donkey Kong Craze



Another great remake by AC is Donkey Kong Craze. This remake is of the well known arcade classic by Nintendo. In this remake you may choose to play the original classic or the succesor Donkey Ko...

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Donkey Kong Jr.

Donkey Kong Jr.



Windows remake of Donkey Kong Jr. This Nintendo classic is a must play. The Donkey Kong series have been released for handheld games, arcade and all the way up to todays modern PC.

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Dynablaster

Dynablaster



A free PC version of the popular Bomberman games, inspired by Dynablaster (Atari ST/Amiga), Bomberman (SNES) and Blitzbombers (Amiga).

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Elite The new kind

Elite The new kind



Anyone who is old enough to have been playing computer games in the 1980s will remember one game above all others - Elite. And now here is your chance to play the game which we all remember, but...

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Freeway

Freeway



Freeway resembles Frogger in many ways but was never as succesful. This classic game by Activision was only released for Atari 2600 and is now available remade for Windows.

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Frogger

Frogger



One of the most ported and played games ever, however how many of you know it's actually a game by Konami? The game concept is well known, cross a busy road and river full of crocodiles as a...

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GhostBusters

GhostBusters



I ain't afraid of no ghost! This remake of the 1984 classic by Activison resembles the original very much. Beware of the mellow man!

This remake of Ghostbusters features all the s...

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Ghostbusters II

Ghostbusters II



Who you gonna call? Park Productions maybe, to ask them to continue the great effort in remaking classic retro games. This remake of Ghostbusters II is yet another nostalgic game of fun.

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Green Beret (Rush

Green Beret (Rush'n Attack)



You are the Green Beret, a highly trained combat machine. This platforma action game was released by Konami but not developed by Konami. The quality (mostly gameplay wise) are thus not of Konami...

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Green Beret Fenix

Green Beret Fenix



Green Beret, aka Rush 'n Attack, is one of those few Konami games that actually do not meet the Konami standard. Though this game recalls nostalgic feelings.

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H.E.R.O

H.E.R.O



H.E.R.O. (HERO) a classic by Activision released for multiple computers back in the eighties. This retro game has been redone many times, here's Trevor Storey's 2006 version.

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Horace goes skiing

Horace goes skiing



Horace goes Skiing is one of many Horace games in the series. Actually Horace goes Skiing is a blatant Frogger clone which has been disguised as something else. Only after Horace has safely cros...

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Hunchback

Hunchback



Remake of Ocean's 8-bit arcade conversion, jump along the ramparts, swing over the fiery pit, dodge the arrows, avoid the guard & rescue Esmerelda!

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Jupiter Lander

Jupiter Lander



Playing this remake of Jupiter Lander is like you're playing it on your C64! It's so perfectly remade by Lazi that you will enjoy this game just like the original. Download and play this...

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Kennedy Approach

Kennedy Approach



Kennedy Approach is a remake of the Commodore 64, Atari and Amiga game with the same name. This remake is insanely true to its original. Gameplay, graphics and sound are the same as the 1985 ver...

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Lunar Lander

Lunar Lander



Lunar Lander, how much vintage can you take? This remake of the '79 arcade game by Atari is a true tribute to retro gaming. If you're nostalgic you should try this one.

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Lunar Lander

Lunar Lander



Although Lunar Lander is a nostalgic masterpiece and one of the great classic, it has not been remade too many times. However this is a spiced up remake by Danjo. It's not true to the origin...

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Lunar Lander

Lunar Lander



Lunar Lander has seen many spin-offs towards many different platforms. The game actually originates from a 1973 GT40 terminal computer game. Enjoy this remake!

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Lunar Rescue

Lunar Rescue



This 1979 arcade game by Taito combines aspects from Lunar Lander and Space Invaders. The game was release under different names for various home computers aswell. Enjoy this remake for Windows....

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Magical Tree

Magical Tree



It is a clone of the original Magical Tree game for the MSX presented by Konami in 1985. This remake was done by BrainGames. Although it is not finished yet, it is already playable!

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Oil

Oil's Well



Firestorm productions remade the 1983 Sierra classic Oil's Well. Oil's Well has been release for Commodore, MSX and other platforms aswell. In this 40 level game you must drill through v...

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Oil

Oil's Well (Tubopac)



A remake of Oils Well by Sierra. This 1983 game was released for multiple platforms amongst which commodore64 and msx. This remake was done by Paolo Tajè of Bloody Monkey.

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Omega Race

Omega Race



Omega Race is a vector graphics arcade game by Midway. The game takes place in one static screen and you have to dodge the mines and destroy enemy ships. This game was released as an arcade game...

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Paratrooper

Paratrooper



Anyone who has had a XT form MS-DOS PC will remember playing Paratrooper. Now this game has been remade for Windows by Foppygames under a new name Manotrooper. Gameplay is just like the 82 original. P...

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Pooyan

Pooyan



The wolf and the three little pigs brought to Atari, MSX, Commodore and other systems. This 82' classic by Konami is worth playing... alot!

This remake was done by Allan Tengg. Re...

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Pooyan

Pooyan



Konami's Pooyan was actually not developed by Konami itself, which happened more back then. However, the game concept is real Konami material as it is simply brilliant. You may remember havi...

Hits: 2383

Prison Riot

Prison Riot



During the night a prison riot breaks out, before the authorities send in the riot squad you must... Break Free. Play this remake of Amstrad & Spectrum's Prison Riot.

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Pssst

Pssst



PSSST is a ZX Spectrum video game made by Ultimate Play The Game in 1983. In the game Robbie the robot has to take care of his plant (a Thyrgodian Megga Chrisanthodil) that is attacked by variou...

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PSSST

PSSST



Pssst refers to the sound of a spraying canister of insecticide. That's one of the tools you must use to stop insects from invading your garden. If you owned a ZX spectrum you probably have ...

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Q-bert

Q-bert



Leap for your life in this true-to-the-original version of the offbeat arcade classic, Q*Bert. The star of the show needs to jump on each square on the board, but the squares are arranged diagon...

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Rambo

Rambo



John J. Rambo features in this retro homecomputer game. Without fear, without pain as he was in the movie. Rambo was released for multiple homecomputers, but the first episode was released for N...

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Robocop

Robocop



Guide Robocop through several levels of Detroit from the streets to the OCP boardroom in this side scrolling shoot`em up. Based on the original Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and Spectrum classic.

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Robocop II

Robocop II



Robocop returns in this bigger and better sequel to the original Robocop 2D. Alex Murphy is now the target of the self aware CPU Skynet. Based on the original Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and Spect...

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Robotron: 2084

Robotron: 2084



You are a mutant human, who by some freak of nature has the ability to shoot energy pulses from his body in eight different directions! His job is plain: save humanity from their own creation --...

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Robotron: 2084

Robotron: 2084



Save humanity from Robotrons in this classic killer by Atari. This retro remake originally released in 1983 on quite some platforms is now available as remake.

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Sir Lancelot

Sir Lancelot



The game was originally written as a 16KB game for the ZX Spectrum in 1984. All the screens, 24 in all, are generated using the original data extracted from the Spectrum version - the same goes ...

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Space Harrier

Space Harrier



A pretty new game style was introduced with Space Harrier. While we had seen 'semi 3D' depth scrolling games before, this was different. The action in Space Harrier was (and is) intense,...

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Stop the Express

Stop the Express



This addictive and original game was written by HudsonSoft of Japan, and released by Sinclair Research for the 48k Spectrum in 1983. You play the role of a James Bond style secret agent, and must take...

Hits: 4597
The Sentinel (2)

The Sentinel (2)



The Sentinel (or The Sentry) is one of those games that were actually impossible back then. The game concept is great, but the computer systems back in 1986 never met the expectations. Don't get me wr...

Hits: 2034
Turbo Girl

Turbo Girl



Turbo Girl is one of those retro games you started playing just by the looks of the box cover! It's actually a fun action. racing, shooting game to play. It has been remade by CEZ, the guys ...

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Venture

Venture



Ah, the good old Venture from the *vision machines. If you owned one, you'll know this game. Just like the original, you'll have to fight your way through the dungeons to find treasurs. ...

Hits: 531

Wizard of Wor

Wizard of Wor



Wizard of Wor is a classic shooter game. You control a soldier armed with a laser rifle, and work your way through dungeons packed with fire-breathing monsters. As always in games of this type a...

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Z-Tack

Z-Tack



Z-Tack is a game released for Atari 2600 only. You are an alien in an UFO and your goal is to destroy cities whilst you fly over them. This remake is true to the original, try it!

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