ZX Spectrum Games Starting with Ja to Op





John Elway’s Quarterback

ZX Spectrum John Elway's Quarterback

Go head-to-head in US football action. Select your team’s home city and then battle the opposing team for four 15-minute quarters that seem to pass in mere minutes. Graphics are simple with uniform colours representing the difference between teams. The human player gets control of the quarterback on offence and the middle linebacker on defence.

Karateka

ZX Spectrum Karateka

The evil Akuma has destroyed your homeland, killed your friends and kidnapped your Princess.You must fight your way to the palace with each opponent being more difficult than the previous.All the standard karate kicks and punches are available to both you and your foes in a realistic fashion. The game also featured many of cutscenes to develop the story.

Kick Off

ZX Spectrum Kick Off

Kick Off was the first football game of its kind with a top down view. Playing Kick Off requires skills in boll control. Be sure to practice corner kicks, passing, sliding tackles and dribbling before playing a real match to prevent undue frustration.

KLAX

ZX Spectrum KLAX

KLAX is a fast acting game where slow thinkers will die quickly. Catch coloured tiles coming down a conveyor belt. Score points by arranging them in same colour stacks of threes vertically, horizontally or diagonally.Start to get good and the game speeds up until the tiles tumble down the ramp so fast you can barely keep up. This game features the same addictive power as Tetris and was ported to many different gaming platforms and home computers.

Kung Fu Master

ZX Spectrum Kung Fu Master

Kung Fu Master is a one and two player game that was ported from the arcade to several game consoles and home computers. The game’s story starts with your girlfriend being captured by Mr.X. It is up to you to use your knowledge of Kung Fu to get her back. Each floor has many opponents and once they have been dealt with, there is the floor boss. Beat the floor bosses and then fight Mr. X.

Lancelot

ZX Spectrum Lancelot

Kung Fu Master is a one and two player game that was ported from the arcade to several game consoles and home computers. The game’s story starts with your girlfriend being captured by Mr.X. It is up to you to use your knowledge of Kung Fu to get her back. Each floor has many opponents and once they have been dealt with, there is the floor boss. Beat the floor bosses and then fight Mr. X.

Lemmings

ZX Spectrum Lemmings

Lemmings became a runaway hit being ported to many game consoles and home computers.You have the difficult job of rescuing the Lemmings across 120 levels. These are simply and friendly creatures, but they tend to walk blindly through the world in the hope of reaching safety at the end of the level.

Life Force

ZX Spectrum Life Force

In a distant part of the universe, an alien creature called Zelos was born. Now Selos was a hungry child, which would not be a problem if it was not for his enormous size. He devours galaxies, planets and stars by the hundreds. Now your planet has appeared in Zelos’ path, and it is up to you and a partner to fly into battle to save your world. Granted the concept is a little off, but outside of that, Life Force is an action packed shooter.

Lode Runner

ZX Spectrum Lode Runner

The Bungeling Empire has stolen a huge cache of gold from its rightful owners. Your mission is simple: infiltrate its treasury and recover the gold. A simple mission,, but there are some 150 screens of platforms, ladders and ropes.To succeed, you must fight against robotic guards. Any contact with these guards will result in your death. To escape them, dig a hole in their line of movement that causes them to fall and allow you to move across the gap safely.

Mario Bros

ZX Spectrum Mario Bros

As Mario or Luigi, your goal is to clear out the characters have taken over the sewers.Crabs, turtles and fighter flies must be cleared out by jumping underneath the platform they sit on, then kicking them away. Each level is cleared when a set number of coins is collected.For the two player mode, the first to collect the set amount of coins wins.

Mercs

ZX Spectrum Mercs

Mercs is a shoot ’em up influenced by Ikari Warriors. As are an anti-terrorism soldier, rescue a former President from a Central African revolutionary gang.Thinking ahead is important as you cannot shoot while on water. However, most of the time, you are on foot, but at times you can hijack vehicles of shot foes. There are improved weapons, smart bombs and energy recharges to collect. Each of the 8 levels ends with a large vehicle requiring multiple shots to destroy.

Moon Patrol

ZX Spectrum Moon Patrol

This is a classic port of a popular space shot-em up game where you must Jump over rocks and chasms while blasting away at aliens.

Mr. Heli

ZX Spectrum Mr. Heli

It’s 2999 and Mr Muddy threatens your planet. You have a fully armed helicopter at your disposal and it is your mission to defeat your enemies and the bosses at the end of each level.

Ms. Pac-Man

ZX Spectrum Ms. Pac-Man

Pac-man was so popular that Ms. Pac-man was created. Ms Pac-man continued to eat the dots and avoid the ghosts but added a few new features such as new mazes, an interesting animation where Mac-man and MS Pac-man get together and bouncing fruit.Ms. Pac-Man must clear four mazes by eating all the dots and the moving fruit while avoiding Inky, Blinky, Pinky and Sue.

My Hero

ZX Spectrum My Hero

Rescue your girlfriend from the clutches of an evil gang in this extremely unforgiving side-scrolling beat-em-up. You can only jump-kick and punch numerous thugs, pigs, bulldogs and frogs on your way to the gang’s leader, Mohikan.

Myth: History in the making

ZX Spectrum Myth: History in the making

You are a mere mortal who has been called by the Gods to defeat several mythological creatures that have been turned bad by the evil Dameron.Game levels deal with different mythologies from ancient Greece to the Vikings.Dodge traps, jump over fire pits and slay hordes of beasts. Use different weapons and power-ups to offset the ever increasing difficulty.

Ninja

ZX Spectrum Ninja

This is a typical side-scrolling beat-’em-up game consisting of a succession of fights. You play a ninja whose mission is to go through the playfield and kill everyone in your path.

Ninja Spirit

ZX Spectrum Ninja Spirit

You must travel through numerous enemy-riddled levels on a quest to exact revenge against his father’s murderer. Accomplish this task you are armed with a katana, shurikens, bombs and a sickle and chain weapon. Each weapon offers advantages. Timing is important as each weapon has its place of use in the game.

Operation Wolf

ZX Spectrum Operation Wolf

You are part of Operation Wolf: your mission to rescue prisoners from the enemy. Through a series of missions, you’ll engage a variety of enemies from soldiers to ninjas to patrol boats and helicopters.Another arcade game by Taito. As with other games, simply hold down the fire button and hit everything. Shoot ammo and grenades and heal items on screen.