The best video games of the 80s
Probably the most important era of video games because they became a massive entertainment creating a gigantic industry that today moves billions of euros a year. These are some of the best classic video games of the 80s.
Goddess of Cozumel
COZUMEL is the first part of an adventure trilogy entitled "LEGENDS OF CI-U-THAN" and covering a period and a fairly large area of the geohistory of the Yucatan.
Leisure Suit Larry 1
This classic was released in 1987 and quickly achieved success. In this game we will play Larry Laffer, a forties, still a virgin in this first adventure, clumsy, tacky and with a "Saturday Night Fever" look.
Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders
Published in 1988 with the full title of Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders, it is the second graphic adventure made by LucasArts after the success of his previous Maniac Mansion title.
King's Quest I: Quest for the Crown
First graphic adventure of the King Quest series, one of the best graphic adventure series of all time, created by Sierra On-Line and published in 1984.
This video game was the worldwide recognition and fame of the company. It was released by LucasFilms (now known as LucasArts) in 1987.
It was published in 1989 and was the first in the saga. The player starts the game with a blank map, and must start and expand a city with the budget he has available. The city must provide its citizens with the basic services they require, such as aqueduct, electricity ...
Famous video game developed by Bullfrog and published in 1989 by Electronic Arts. It is a strategy game although it is considered the first simulation video game of God, where we have to take care of almost everything in the development of the game to be able to move forward and achieve the objectives set.
The crime abbey
Video game made by Opera Soft in 1987 (in the so-called golden age of Spanish software), based on the novel The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco. Considered as one of the best graphic adventures in Spanish.
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Adventure game, originally published in 1989 (coinciding with the release of the movie of the same name), published by Lucasfilm Games. It was the third game to use the Scumm engine.
The Legend of Zelda
Since the launch of the first game, in 1986, The Legend of Zelda has achieved remarkable popularity accompanied by numerous favorable reviews in the video game industry, translated into a large commercial success internationally. As of June 2013, more than 76 million copies sold of Zelda games are calculated.
Platform video game developed by Capcom originally for the NES video game console in 1987. It is the first video game where the character that gives its name for the first time appears and started the Mega Man video game series.
Platform video game that became world famous in recreational machines, was developed and published in 1986 by Taito and subsequently Bubble Bobble was released for various platforms such as the PC.
Arcade video game developed by Taito in 1986. It is based on the Atari Breakout of the 70s.
Arcade game of the shoot 'em up genre of vertical scrolling launched in 1985. It greatly influenced many subsequent games in the genre
Ingenuity and puzzle video game originally developed by Alekséi Pázhitnov in the Soviet Union and published in 1984. Tetris is one of the best-known logic games in history and hundreds of versions of the game were made with different fortunes.
Donkey Kong was a rival of Mario when he was for the first time in the popular arcade game, Donkey Kong in 1981. Since then, he has starred in his own series of games, starting with Donkey Kong Country in 1994 for Super Nintendo Entertainment System and remains an important character in the spin-off games of the Mario series.
Arcade videogame created by videogame designer Toru Iwatani from Namco (supposedly based on the shape of a pizza with a missing piece), and distributed by Midway Games to the US market in the early 1980s.
Video game shoot 'em up developed by Capcom that was released for recreational machines in 1984. The game is set in the Pacific War during World War II. The goal is to reach Tokyo and destroy the entire Japanese air fleet.
Ghosts'n Goblins is a platform game where the player controls a knight, named Sir Arthur, who has the ability to throw spears, daggers, torches, axes and other weapons with which he must defeat zombies, demons and other spooky creatures to be able to rescue a princess. Launched in 1985 by Capcom.
Super Mario Bros
Platform video game, designed by Shigeru Miyamoto, released on September 13, 1985 and produced by the Nintendo company, for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES).