ZX Spectrum Games Starting with Re to Sm


ZX Spectrum Renegade

The game is set on the streets of Brooklyn. Rescue your girlfriend from her kidnappers. The five levels take you through the subway, the docks and various streets. Much of the game’s violence is depicted in a fairly tongue-in-cheek style action including head butts. The game also makes an attempt at humour along the way.

Rescue on Fractalus

ZX Spectrum Rescue on Fractalus

Jet through the cavernous canyons of Fractalus. Your fellow pilots are waiting desperately for you.

River Raid

ZX Spectrum River Raid

River Raid is a vertically scrolling action game. You fly a jet down the river in an attempt to destroy bridges which are vital to the enemy. This task seems easy at first, but the choppers, tanks and other obstacles will try to shot you down.Keep an eye on the fuel gauge, when it runs out, you loose a life. To refuel, fly over the fuel depots.

Road Runner

ZX Spectrum Road Runner

This game was ported from the Arcade by Atari. You play the the Road Runner and must run along the road, avoiding trucks, land mines, falling rocks and avoiding getting caught by Wile E. Coyote. You must also eat birdseed along the way or you will become faint and Wile E. will catch you. And unlike the cartoons, you will be caught if you are not careful.You can get points for eating birdseed and making Wile E. get hit by trucks, falling rocks, etc.


ZX Spectrum Robocop

Alex Murphy was killed on the streets of Detroit. However, Omni Consumer Products (OCP) saw an opportunity to sell a new kind of law enforcement officer to the troubled city. They took what was left of Murphy, encased it in titanium armor, wiped his memory and created RoboCop. As robocop, your mission is to protect and serve. Different weapons can be picked up from enemies, and power-ups to restore health and energy.

Robocop 3

ZX Spectrum Robocop 3

Your mission is to rescue your colleagues who are being kept hostages. In order to free them, you have to deal with levels heavily populated by enemies trying to kill you. The game offers repair kits to heal your health at the end of each level. What stands out more in this game is that the bad dudes are much more tougher than previous games in the series.

Robotron: 2084

ZX Spectrum Robotron: 2084

In this popular and timeless game, robots and mankind are at war. Robots have taken over the earth and are bent on destroying the last surviving human family. Your mission is to destroy the robots and protect the last humans.

Rolling Thunder

ZX Spectrum Rolling Thunder

As a member of Rolling Thunder, your mission is to stop an underground conspiracy that seeks out to conquer the world. Your secondary objective is to rescue agent Leila who was captured on a previous mission.Starting out armed with a handgun, make your way though heavily guarded hallways and secret passages to find Leila and stop the enemy.

Rush ‘n Attack

ZX Spectrum Rush 'n Attack

The title offers a few ways to interpret the name of this game. The game is about a guy:1) who rushes in before attacking 2) who attacks Russians3) who wears a rather goofy hat. Regardless of how you interpret the game title, you are armed with a knife and are sent on a mission against hordes of enemy fighters.There are four distinct sections of game play: 1) Taking in a Missile Base 2) Taking the Harbour 3) Taking a Bridge


ZX Spectrum Rygar

Your purpose is to defeat the forces of evil in the land of ArgoolThe game is a side-scrolling action game providing an overhead view that can also lead to combat situations.

Saint Dragon

ZX Spectrum Saint Dragon

Cyborg Monsters have taken over the galaxy, reducing race after race into slavery. They have superior firepower and attack capabilities. These creatures can only be beaten by their own weapons.You play St. Dragon and your job is to fight back against this tyranny is this shoot-em up. Play through five levels you don’t lose any of your power-up weaponry, but the restart points are quite far apart.

Scramble Spirits

ZX Spectrum Scramble Spirits

A futuristic version of Sega’s 1943. Your fighter plane is aged and under-powered, yet you must face down large planes, tanks and ground targets to achieve victory. Each level ends with a close-viewed section of particular intensity before finally facing a boss. Smart bombs are occasionally found lying around, and can destroy everything on the screen, although you can’t use them on the bosses. An added bonus is that the game supports a cooperative mode.

SDI: Strategic Defence Initiaitive

ZX Spectrum SDI: Strategic Defence Initiaitive

You control satellites and must use them to protect the US from attack. This is essentially a clone of Missile Command with much improved graphics, and of course, a twist. Defensive levels have you defending the US from missile attacks. Offensive mode is a free-flying shoot ’em up sections among a network of destructible platforms.

Shadow Dancer

ZX Spectrum Shadow Dancer

With the help of your dog, kill your enemies while you venture through locations such as airports, railroads, waterfalls and sewers. Your quest is more than a mindless killing spree, find and disarm several bombs along the way. You have magic abilities that include tornadoes and fireballs that can be used against your enemies.The game has five missions: 1) obstructing the enemies deadly mission 2) disrupting the enemy’s supply route 3) raiding the enemy’s industrial units

Shadow of the Beast

ZX Spectrum Shadow of the Beast

Aarbron was kidnapped and enslaved by the Priests of the Beast Lord. He grew up on drugs made to destroy his own will and turn him into the Beast Messenger. One day, he noticed a man about to be sacrificed in a ritual. Looking upon his face, it triggered a memory. You realise that this is your father. As his father dies in the altar, you sware an oath to avenge your fathers death.Shadow of the Beast is one of the most popular titles for the 16-bit gaming area.


ZX Spectrum Shinobi

As a ninja, battle your way through each level in search of hostages which must be rescued. You have shurikens, kicks and punches to defend yourself. This may not be alone so feel free to use your magic when times call for it. Ninja magic can clear the screen of enemies in one go.Each level is broken down into smaller scenes and hostages are guarded by big blokes who throw swords. Watch out for gun-toting enemy henchmen and ninjas.At the end of each level is a boss.

Silent Service

ZX Spectrum Silent Service

You are now a member of the Silent Service aboard a US Navy Submarine command during World War II.You are the only forces capable of striking back at the Japanese in the Pacific. Your mission is to take one of the fleet boats and go on extended patrols of up to two months from Hawaii, Australia, or New Zealand. Set your difficulty level and time period, though the game is far more enjoyable on the easiest levels. Keep the time slow unless you have a long distance to travel. Y


ZX Spectrum SimCity

You are the mayor of a new municipality with the responsibility of building and maintaining a place where citizens and live with all the amenities.Build housing, transport links, schools, factories and shops while maintaining taxation to provide essential services and keep residents happy. Your citizens can be a fickle bunch. At times hey are happy with a 7% taxation, other time they are ready to revolt.

Sky Shark

ZX Spectrum Sky Shark

You begin the game with four lives and three bombs. Your mission is to take your squadron and blast through five levels of enemy-infested battlefields and earn as many as six gun upgrades.

Smash T.V.

ZX Spectrum Smash T.V.

The world’s most popular television show is Smash T.V. is an ultra-violent contest between two armed-to-the-teeth combatants. The contestants are set loose in a series of deadly arenas that are filled to bursting with hordes of mindless beasts and killer robots. The aim of the game is to blast everything in sight while grabbing more cash and prizes than the other guy. Smash T.V. is a crazy shoot-em-up from the creator of Robotron: 2084.

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