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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

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

Jet Set Willy

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Publisher:  Software Projects

Release Year:  1984 (36 years old)

Platforms: Amstrad, BBC Micro, Commodore, ZX Spectrum

Legendary Status:

A memorably era-defining game that retains Manic Miner's difficulty level

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Game Review

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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Game Review

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

Amstrad CPC

BBC Micro

Commodore 64

ZX Spectrum

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.

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

Enjoy!
Fact or Fiction #10

Amstrad CPC

In production, the CPC464 was referred to as 'Arnold'.


'Arnold' was an anagram of CPC lead designer Roland Perry's forename.

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