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Rolling Thunder

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Publisher:  Namco / US Gold

Release Year:  1987 (33 years old)

Platforms: Amstrad, Commodore, ZX Spectrum

Legendary Status:

A massive arcade hit that translated well onto the 8-bits

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Game Review 👁 38  🗪 0

Elite

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Publisher:  Acornsoft / Firebird

Release Year:  1984 (36 years old)

Platforms: Amstrad, BBC Micro, Commodore, ZX Spectrum

Legendary Status:

Elite's expansive universe reigns in one of the most immersive games of its day

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Game Review 👁 62  🗪 0

Knight Lore

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Publisher:  Ultimate

Release Year:  1984 (36 years old)

Platforms: Amstrad, BBC Micro, ZX Spectrum

Legendary Status:

A game-changer in the evolution of isometric 3D games.

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Game Review 👁 59  🗪 0

Roland on the Ropes

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Publisher:  Amsoft

Release Year:  1985 (35 years old)

Platforms: Amstrad

Legendary Status:

It came in a free 12-pack of games, and stands as one of Amsoft's finest

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Game Review 👁 34  🗪 0

Prince of Persia

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Publisher:  Brøderbund

Release Year:  1990 (30 years old)

Platforms: Amstrad

Legendary Status:

Outstanding character animation makes this game an unbridled classic for the CPC

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Game Review 👁 38  🗪 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 #30

Amstrad CPC

Rodney studied his diploma using an Amstrad CPC in "Only Fools & Horses".


Cushty Rodney, you know it makes sense!

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