ZX SPECTICLE A TO Z TOP 10 - SECTION (A)

 

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Title: Amaurote
Written by:
Binary Design
Published:
198
7
Publisher:
Mastertronic
Genre:
3D Arcade 

Binary Design developed a reputation for games with excellent graphics, superb gameplay and some of the best music ever produced on the Spectrum. Amaurote has all these qualities and bags of originality to boot.

Title: Athena
Written by:
Andrew Deakin, Ivan Horn
Published:
198
6
Publisher:
Imagine
Genre:
Arcade Conversion 

Although the Spectrum wasn't the most advanced of machines, this arcade conversion made a great stab of re-creating the atmosphere of the SNK classic.

Title: Avenger
Written by:
Chris Kerry, Pete Harrap, Shaun Hollingworth, Greg Holmes, Steve Kerry
Published:
198
6
Publisher:
Gremlin Graphics
Genre:
Arcad
e Adventure

Budding ninja's get to fulfill their dreams in this cracking original game from the Gremlin Graphics stable.
Title: Alien
Written by:
John Heap
Published:
198
4
Publisher:
Argus Press
Genre:
Strategy 

A
lien was a rare breed in early computer games in that it created real emotional responses from whoever played this excellent movie tie-in. Just don't play it with the lights turned off!

Title: Anarchy
Written by:
Dominic Robinson
Published:
198
7
Publisher:
Hewson
Genre:
Shoot-Em-Up 

Hewson Consultants was one of the few software houses that concentrated exclusively on original games. Anarchy is yet another example of Hewson's commitment to originality. Dominic Robinson was the author of some of the best  available. This is one of them.
Title: Antiriad
Written by:
Chris Strangroom, Dan Malone, Richard Joseph
Published:
198
6
Publisher:
Palace Software
Genre:
Arcade Adventure 

The Sacred Armour Of Antiriad to give it it's full title, had some of the best graphical animation available on the Spectrum. This was the work of first time graphic artist Dan Malone who also drew the excellent comic that came packaged with the game.

Title: Arkanoid
Written by:
Mike Lamb, Ron F, Mark Jones
Published:
198
7
Publisher:
Imagine
Genre:
Arcade Conversion 

Arkanoid was one of those games that everybody loved put no one knew why. Loosely based on the much earlier Breakout by Atari, it added the addition of power-ups and a multitude of levels to provide a classic and addictive arcade conversion.
Title: Android 2
Written by:
Costa Panayi
Published:
198
3
Publisher:
Vortex Software
Genre:
Shoot-Em-Up 

A
ndroid 2 expanded on the excellent scrolling routines of Costa Panayi's previous games and added his trademark 3D techniques which featured predominantly in his later games.


Title: Atic Atac
Written by:
ACG
Published:
198
3
Publisher:
Ultimate
Genre:
Arcade Adventure

After the success of Ultimate's 16K range of games, fans eagerly awaited what could be achieved with the expanded 48k machine. We were not disappointed. Gameplay, Graphics and sound are all top notch.

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Title: Alien 8
Written by:
ACG
Published:
198
5
Publisher:
Ultimate
Genre:
3D Arcade Adventure 

Utilizing the legendary Filmation technique used in Ultimates earlier hit Knight Lore, Alien 8 provided more of the same with slightly harder puzzles and more balanced gameplay. A ZX Spectrum Classic

DISTRIBUTION DENIED

 

 

 

 



Content, Coding And Design 2001 ZX SPECTICLE - D.J.MCCOWAN