Category: Cult Video Game Essentials

Cult Video Game Essentials: Paperboy

Paperboy first arrived in 1985 from Atari Games and caused a revolution in the computer games market. School playgrounds across the planet were full of tales regarding what level you had got to! The game had a simple premise, you were a paperboy delivering a fictional newspaper called “The Daily Sun” along a suburban street on your bicycle. Each day of […]

The Amazing Spider-Man (1990)

The Amazing Spider-Man is an action / puzzle platformer video game. The game was developed by Oxford Digital Enterprises Ltd., and released in 1990 for the Amiga, and later ported to PC: MS-DOS,Commodore 64, and Atari ST. The title was published by Paragon Software. The plot involves Spider-Man’s […]

The Revenge of Shinobi (1989)

The Revenge of Shinobi takes place three years after the first game, the criminal organization Zeed from the original game has since reformed and have renamed themselves “Neo Zeed”. They decide to have their revenge on the Oboro Ninja clan and Joe Musashi by killing his master and […]

Questprobe (1984)

Questprobe is a trilogy of graphical adventure computer games that came out in 1984/85 that features Marvel Comics characters. The games were designed by Scott Adams, developed and published by Adventure International and the first was originally released in 1984 for the Atari 800, Apple II, ZX Spectrum, Commodore […]

Spider-Man – Atari 2600 (1982)

In 1982 Parker Brothers made history by releasing Spider-Man for the Atari 2600 – it wasn’t only the first ever video game to feature Spider-Man, it was also the first ever Marvel Comics based video game. In the game you controlled Spider-Man as he climbed various buildings using his web shooters. As […]