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Out Run

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Publisher:  Sega / US Gold

Release Year:  1988 (32 years old)

Platforms: Amstrad, Commodore, ZX Spectrum

Legendary Status:

Stale arcade games suddenly took a back seat to this revelation

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Game Review 👁 175  🗪 0

Bruce Lee

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Publisher:  Datasoft / US Gold

Release Year:  1984 (36 years old)

Platforms: Amstrad, BBC Micro, Commodore, ZX Spectrum

Legendary Status:

An undeniably classic platformer that's as legendary as the man himself

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Game Review 👁 254  🗪 1

Batman: The Movie

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Publisher:  Ocean Software

Release Year:  1989 (31 years old)

Platforms: Amstrad, Commodore, ZX Spectrum

Legendary Status:

Oh I've got a live one here! Batcomputer analysis determines this to be the bomb

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Game Review 👁 217  🗪 0

Impossible Mission

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Publisher:  Epyx

Release Year:  1984 (36 years old)

Platforms: Amstrad, BBC Micro, Commodore, ZX Spectrum

Legendary Status:

Quite possibly the greatest game to ever grace the Commodore 64

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Game Review 👁 277  🗪 0

Sorcery

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Publisher:  Virgin Games

Release Year:  1985 (35 years old)

Platforms: Amstrad, Commodore, ZX Spectrum

Legendary Status:

Virgin conjures up a beautifully spellbinding game on the Amstrad

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Game Review 👁 330  🗪 0

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Amstrad CPC

BBC Micro

Commodore 64

ZX Spectrum

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Welcome!


Pixel8Games.com contains a collection of retrospective reviews and comparisons of 8-bit games for the Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, and ZX Spectrum.

My reviews are often as reflective about the time as they are about the game, so expect some waffle! I've also selected a hand-picked song clip coming from the same year as the review to get you into that retro feeling.

Enjoy!
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Fact or Fiction #1

Amstrad CPC

The CPC464 was shipped with a free packet of sugar in honour of its creator.


Life wasn't that sweet for a CPC owner!

Fact
Fiction

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