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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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Game Review 👁 139  🗪 0

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 👁 175  🗪 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 👁 173  🗪 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 👁 215  🗪 1

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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Game Review 👁 119  🗪 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 #18

Amstrad CPC

The CPC's mascot was an ever-evolving character called 'Dave'.


Only if your name's Trigger! The CPC's mascot was 'Roland'.

Fact
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