Atari ST Games Starting with Aa to De
The is the sequel to the arcade smash 1942. Once again, you must fight through the clouds during the second world war. The battle takes place just off the coast of the Midway islands. New features include an energy bar that can be run down by being hit from incoming fire or using a special weapon. The energy bar can be replenished by picking up power-ups. Special weapons include lightning, cyclones and waves.
You must rescue all the captives and make it to the escape hatch before the time bomb explodes. Then face the mother alien at the end of the level. You can play single player or two people at the same time.
Arkanoid 2: Revenge of Doh
Arkanoid is based off the original breakout that is based off of Pong. Arkanoid became a huge hit during the 1980s. The game’s plot really does not fit very well, but that does not matter. The game stands on its own.
You are an average Joe starting off in New York with a dream to earn massive amounts of money and maximise prestige while accomplishing story-based missions. Side quests are also available for pay as well as being able to compete in the arena for more money and prestige.
Psygnosis’ Ballistix is an arcade game in which you have to manipulate a ball in order to score a goal with your opponent. To do this, you will control an arrow that defines a direction, and pressing the fire key will launch a ball from this arrow in the direction the arrow points to; by launching balls at correct angles, you will manipulate the main ball and control the way it moves.
This has to be a classic. Battle Chess is responsible for many people who would have never played the game to pick it up. The game has the same rules as the board game. How it differs is what happens when a piece is taken. Both pieces do battle and with the outcome already determined based on whichever player had their piece captured.
As the pilot of a heavy tank, wipe out enemy tanks and landing vehicles. Be sure to move around the map to avoid being hit.
Your goal is to find and collect several coloured lamps and bring them back one at a time to a case located in the first room. Collect several bonuses along the way while fighting off many creatures along the way. The ultimate goal is to bring all the colored lamps back to the case, including the elusive Black Lamp.
Bram Stoker’s Dracula is based on the 1992 film of the same name. Gameplay varies greatly from platform to platform, but they all retain the same plot based on the movie: You control a young lawyer named Jonathan Harker. And as Harker, you must free yourself from Dracula’s capture, then follow him to London and end his reign of terror.
You’re Rockford and have to dig through monster infested caves in search of diamonds. Once you have collected the right amount of diamonds, you progress to the next stage. Squash your enemies with falling boulders that are released when the ground below them is removed or they are pushed onto empty ground. Be careful because these can also squash you.
This is a real time all-text game where you play the role of Sir Gawain, a knight of the Round Table. The game is played using the third-person. You are trapped in the underworld of Ulro where you must learn five magic words in order to escape.
Bubble Bobble is the story of Bub and Bob after wandering into the mysterious cave of monsters and magically turn into dinosaurs. You can transform back, but must leave the end of the cave for this to happen. Bubble Bobble is a multi-platform game, with each level having a single screen. The real power Bub and Bob is the ability to blow bubbles. Use these bubbles to leap on or to trap enemies.
Blow a bubble and guide your character to direct the bubble through the gaps in each room. The bubble’s direction is affected by which part of the ghost hits it. Sounds odd doesn’t it, look at the pics and it will make more sense. Oh, watch out for obstacles like candles and fans.
California Games follows the same format as the summer and winter games. Events included are skateboarding, footbag, surfing, roller skating, flying disc and BMX. California games supports multiplayer and single player modes. Though the game is best enjoyed with friends. Like previous Epyx games, Summer Games is just as addictive.
Chuck Rock is your average Joe, caveman style. Joe likes to spend his Sunday afternoons watching football and drinking beer. Unfortunately for Joe, his wife, Ophelia Rock, is kidnapped by the village weirdo, Gary Gritter. As Joe, you must rescue Ophelia. In doing so, you must fight a variety of dinosaurs using his belly-buster attack and a jump kick.
This first person shooter requires you to think things through rather than just attack anything that moves. This game preceded Wolfenstein 3D by a number of years and while the walls were not ray cast, but solid fill polygons, it was still one of the earliest simulations to tackle a human viewpoint with complete 360 degree freedom of movement.
Darius was Taito’s effort to compete in the arcades against the likes of R-Type and Gradius. Darus + is technically impressive, featuring three screens depicting the largest playfield seen in a game so far. When Taito ported the game to home machines the screens were reduced to fit on a single screen and named Darius Plus.
Days of Thunder
Based on the movie by the same name, you must race against rivals on an eight tracks. As with most Nascar tracks, all these tracks offered are ovals, although the exact lengths, corner types and gradients are varied. Pit stopping is not just a fun feature of the game, it is a must for longer races. When in the pits, you control the five members of the pit crew.
You must solve the murder of Mr. Marshall Robner in 12 hours. Find suspects, his motive, method and opportunity. Friends and family are calling his death a suicide of depressed wealthy industrialist.
Defender of the Crown
You play one of four Saxon knights in medieval England. The country is feudal and there is no one single leader of the land. Your quest is to battle the surrounding kingdoms and unit England under a single ruler. The game has three main scenes: 1) The jousting contest presents an opportunity to gain land or fame. Successfully knock your opponent off his horse in order to win. 2) Raid a castle for loot. 3) Attack another territory/castle to expand your empire.