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Last V8, The

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Publisher:  Mastertronic

Release Year:  1985 (35 years old)

Platforms: Amstrad, Commodore

Legendary Status:

If not a little frustrating, it helped to promote speech synthesis

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Horace Goes Skiing

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Publisher:  Sinclair Research / Melbourne House

Release Year:  1982 (38 years old)

Platforms: Commodore, ZX Spectrum

Legendary Status:

About as basic as graphics can get, yet this game is practically mythological

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Menace

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Publisher:  Psygnosis

Release Year:  1989 (31 years old)

Platforms: Commodore

Legendary Status:

Not at the forefront of any definitive videogames list, but still very cheery

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Ghosts 'n Goblins

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Publisher:  Elite

Release Year:  1986 (34 years old)

Platforms: Amstrad, Commodore, ZX Spectrum

Legendary Status:

An arcade smash with varying degrees of similarity on home systems

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Chiller

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Publisher:  Mastertronic

Release Year:  1984 (36 years old)

Platforms: Amstrad, Commodore, ZX Spectrum

Legendary Status:

When you realise the word 'classic' works both ways!

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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 #9

Amstrad CPC

The CPC464 had a Spanish cousin called the CPC472.


It included an extra 8k of fake RAM to avoid Spanish tax laws.

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