Sinclair Spectrum Games

The following is a list of Sinclair Spectrum Games in the Centre for Computing History collection. It is not an exhaustive list of and other games may have been published. If you have any games or software that you would like to donate to our collection, please view our donations page.

There are 156 Sinclair Spectrum Games in our collection :
Order By : Title - Release Date - Publisher
16/48 Tape 10 Date: 1984 16/48 Tape 10

Cowboy Shoot OutGrip ZapperMachine Code TutorLong Way HomeShut the BoxesWariColour MasterCardsTape Header ReaderHyperbow

Software House: Argus Press
Author: Various

Amstrad Compilation Disk Date: Amstrad Compilation Disk

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Software House: Amstrad / Ocean Software
Author:

Arkanoid Date: 1987 Arkanoid

Arkanoid is an arcade game developed by Taito

Software House: Imagine Software
Author: Mike Lamb, Ronnie Fowles and Mark R. Jones

Barry McGuigan World Championship Boxing Date: 1985 Barry McGuigan World Championship Boxing

Software House: Gamestar / Activision
Author: John F. White, Tony R. Porter, W.C.R. Allen, Troy Lyndon, Doug Barnett

Battle Of Britain Date: 1982 Battle Of Britain

Strategy game that pits the forces of the RAF against the might of the German Luftwaffe, the fighters must intercept the German waves, and bombed sites such as radar stations must be repaired quickly

Software House: Micro Game Simulations
Author: Robert Erskine

BC's Quest For Tyres Date: 1985 BC's Quest For Tyres

Software House: Software Projects
Author: Michael Davies

Beebul Date: 1984 Beebul

Software House: Scorpio Gamesworld
Author: Richard Wright

BombJack II Date: 1986 BombJack II

Software House: Encore
Author: Paul Holmes, Andy Williams, Rory C.Green

Bonkers Date: 1983 Bonkers

Early game from David Jones, who would find major acclaim in the Magic Knight series of games

Software House: Procom Software
Author: David Jones

Booty Date: 1984 Booty

Software House: Firebird Silver
Author: John F Cain

British Super League Date: 1989 British Super League

Software House: Cult
Author: Adam Parker, Shaun Mclure

BugaBoo the Flea Date: 1983 BugaBoo the Flea

Software House: Quicksilva
Author: Indescomp

Bullseye Date: 1986 Bullseye

Despite the futuristic space theme of the cover, which is another of the great covers meant to catch the eye of young people with a couple of pound notes in their pockets, this is actually a darts gam ...

Software House: Mastertronic
Author: Shaun Heveron

C5 Clive Date: July 1987 C5 Clive

Gameplay for this one has Sir Clive in his trusty C5 car driving through forests avoiding trees, ghosts, wheels and even hoovers (a nod to the fact that the C5 was assembled in Hoover's UK factory), c ...

Software House: Scorpio Gamesworld
Author: Bruce Jones

Castle Quest Date: 1984 Castle Quest

Software House: Scorpio Gamesworld
Author: Barry Jones

Caves Of Doom Date: 1985 Caves Of Doom

You are trapped in a maze of caves deep underground, you must find five keys to escape, one of which is in three pieces, There are forty screens in all, which are overun by the forces of the Lord of D ...

Software House: Mastertronic
Author: Mr Chip Software

Chinese Juggler Date: Unknown Chinese Juggler

Software House: Ocean
Author: Sandor Kertesz, Jeno Haberland, Gyorgy Apor, Oszkar Balazs, F. David Thorpe

Chinese Patience Date: 1985 Chinese Patience

Software House: Atlantis
Author: David Simon

Command Performance Date: 1988 Command Performance

Compilation containing: Xeno Trantor Bobsleigh * Leviathon * The Armageddon Man Shackled Mercenary * Hardball * 10th Frame Cholo * Missing Cassette One, so only Asterixed games can be played

Software House: U.S. Gold
Author: Various

Cylu Date: 1985 Cylu

Software House: Firebird Silver
Author: Geoff Foley

Dark Side Date: 1987 Dark Side

The second game to use the Freescape graphics engine, which enabled the player to explore a 3D world, solving puzzles and taking out the bad guys

Software House: Incentive
Author: Major Developments

Dragon's Lair: Escape From Singes Castle Date: 1987 Dragon's Lair: Escape From Singes Castle

Second in the series of the cartoon platformer

Software House: Software Projects
Author: Elite

Eights Date: 1984 Eights

Software House: Atlantis
Author: David Simon

Fahrenheit 3000 Date: 1984 Fahrenheit 3000

Software House: Firebird
Author: Perfection Software (Tim Williams, Chris Jones)

Fighting Warrior (Mastertronic) Date: 1985 Fighting Warrior (Mastertronic)

Software House: Mastertronic
Author: Studio B Ltd

Finance Manager Date: 1984 Finance Manager

Software House: OCP
Author: Francis O'Ainley

Finance Manager (Plus 80) Date: 1983 Finance Manager (Plus 80)

Accounting software

Software House: OCP
Author: Francis Ainley

Five-A-Side Football Date: 1988 Five-A-Side Football

Software House: Silverbird
Author: Timothy Closs

Flight Path 737 Date: 1985 Flight Path 737

Famously, this got the lowest score ever awarded to a game in Crash Magazine, it scored just 4%, the main criticism being that the player could not even take off without running out of runway

Software House: Anirog
Author: Stefan Walker

Flippit Date: 1983 Flippit

Flippit is a puzzle computer game designed by Leslie George Hartridge and released by Sinclair Research in 1983 for Sinclair Spectrum

Software House: Sinclair Research
Author: Leslie George Hartridge

Football Manager (signed by the author) Date: 1982 Football Manager (signed by the author)

Football Manager is a football management computer game designed by Kevin J Toms and published by Addictive in 1982 for Sinclair Spectrum

Software House: Addictive
Author: Kevin J Toms

Frolicks Of A Chuckle Butty Date: 1985 Frolicks Of A Chuckle Butty

Homebre

Software House: J Spain
Author: J Spain

Fruit Machine Date: 1990 Fruit Machine

Software House: Zeppelin
Author: Dented Designs

Galactic Patrol Date: 1983 Galactic Patrol

Software House: CRL
Author: Richard Brisburne

Gauntlet II (Kixx) Date: 1986 Gauntlet II (Kixx)

Software House: Kixx
Author: US Gold

Geoff Cape's Strongman Date: 1985 Geoff Cape's Strongman

Software House: Martech
Author: Ian McArdle, John K. Wilson, Dave Dew

Go To Hell Date: 1985 Go To Hell

Arcade maze game

Software House: Triple 666
Author: John George Jones

Gold Digger Date: 1983 Gold Digger

Software House: Blaby Computer Games
Author: Gary Capewell

Gold Or Glory Date: 1988 Gold Or Glory

Software House: Alternative Software
Author: The Dreaming Djinn (Charles A. Sharp)

Golden Axe Date: 1987 Golden Axe

Decent arcade conversion

Software House: Virgin Games
Author: Probe Software

Griffin & George Date: Unknown Griffin & George

Item in plain box, no picture to uploa

Software House: R A Sparkes
Author:

Gunfright Date: 1986 Gunfright

The second Ultimate Play The Game title to feature the Filmation 2 technique, which allows the player to enter a building, and explore it, by conveniently making the walls disappear to see inside, and ...

Software House: Ultimate Play The Game
Author: A.C.G.

Hampstead Date: 1984 Hampstead

Software House: Melbourne House
Author: Trevor Lever, Peter Jones

Handicap Golf Date: 1984 Handicap Golf

Software House: CRL
Author: P Curtis

Heathrow Air Traffic Control Date: 1983 Heathrow Air Traffic Control

Software House: Hewson Consultants
Author: Mike Male

Heroes Of the Lance (Kixx) Date: 1986 Heroes Of the Lance (Kixx)

Software House: Kixx
Author:

I, Ball Date: 1987 I, Ball

Software House: Firebird Silver
Author: Timothy Closs, Kevin Wallace

Incredible Shrinking Fireman Date: 1985 Incredible Shrinking Fireman

Software House: Mastertronic
Author: Andy Mitchell, Dave Kidd

Jolly Roger Date: 1984 Jolly Roger

Software House: Video Vault
Author: Video Vault

Kane Date: 1986 Kane

Software House: Mastertronic
Author: Simon Freeman, John Darnell, Nicole Baikaloff, Janet Porch

Kendo Warrior Date: 1989 Kendo Warrior

Software House: Byte back
Author: MC Lothlorien Ltd

Kick Off Collection Date: 1988 Kick Off Collection

Contains:Kick OffKick Off

Software House: Anco
Author:

Knight Lore Date: 1984 Knight Lore

Seminal title starring Sabreman in his third adventure, the title features an isometric look to the graphics, as the hero tries to find a cure for a curse put upon him, which changes him into a werewo ...

Software House: Ultimate Play The Game
Author: A.C.G.

Kung Fu Date: 1984 Kung Fu

Software House: Bug Byte
Author: Duska Dimitrijevic, Dragoljub Andjeilovic, Damir Muraja

Lightning Simulator Date: 1988 Lightning Simulator

Software House: Silverbird
Author: Michael Bauer

Mad Nurse Date: 1987 Mad Nurse

Software House: Firebird
Author: Softwrae Creations

Magic Knight Trilogy (+3 Disk) Date: 1988 Magic Knight Trilogy (+3 Disk)

Contains three highly acclaimed Classics on one disc, the Magic Knight Adventures will be familiar to anyone who had a Spectrum around 1986

Software House: Mastertronic
Author: David Jones

Manchester United Date: 1992 Manchester United

Software House: GBH
Author: Gremlin Graphics

Master Of Magic Date: 1986 Master Of Magic

Software House:
Author: Tim Miller, James Wilson

Masters Of The Universe - The Movie Date: 1987 Masters Of The Universe - The Movie

Software House: Kixx
Author: Greg A. Holmes

Merlin Date: 1988 Merlin

Software House: Firebird Silver
Author: Mike Westlake

Micro Mouse Goes De-Bugging Date: 1989 Micro Mouse Goes De-Bugging

Software House: Lothlorien
Author: John Atkinson, Anthony Anderson, Paul Tonge)

Monty Python's Flying Circus Date: 1988 Monty Python's Flying Circus

Tape reads 'Monthy Pitons Circing Flyus: Please stop tape onc cheese lock has loaded, restart the tape when title screen is shown

Software House: Virgin
Author: Core Design

Mordon's Quest Date: 1985 Mordon's Quest

Software House: Melbourne House
Author:

MOVIE Date: 1984 MOVIE

Software House: Imagine
Author: Dusko Dimitrijevic

Mr T Tells the Time Date: Unknown Mr T Tells the Time

Software House: Good Housekeeping
Author:

Mr T's Money Box Date: Unknown Mr T's Money Box

Software House: Good Housekeeping
Author:

Mr T's Number Games Date: 1983 Mr T's Number Games

Software House: Good Housekeeping
Author: Five Ways Software Ltd

Mr T's Shape Games Date: 1983 Mr T's Shape Games

Software House: Good Housekeeping
Author: Five Ways Software Ltd

Murder Date: 1983 Murder

Software House: Rabbit
Author: A K Stanton

Ninja Massacre Date: 1989 Ninja Massacre

Software House: Codemasters
Author: Tag Computer Games

North And South Date: 1989 North And South

Software House: InfoGrames
Author: New Frontier

Nowotnik Puzzle Date: 1983 Nowotnik Puzzle

Software House: Phipps Associates
Author: David Nowotnik

Nuke Lear Date: 1984 Nuke Lear

Software House: Charlie Charlie Sugar
Author: B Bartis

Odyssey 1 Date: 1984 Odyssey 1

Software House:
Author:

Olympic Challenge Date: 1984 Olympic Challenge

Software House: Century
Author: D.S.M.C. (A. Watt)

One Hundred and Eighty Date: 1983 One Hundred and Eighty

Software House: Sparklers
Author: Mikro Gen

Operation Wolf Date: 1988 Operation Wolf

Software House: Ocean
Author: Andrew P. Deakin, Ivan Horn, Jonathan Dunn

Out Run Date: 1987 Out Run

The acclaimed arcade machine could never hope to convert to the Spectrum without some major cutbacks, unfortunately for a racing game, one of the biggest drawbacks is speed, the game has a similar loo ...

Software House: US Gold
Author: Probe Software

Out Run (Kixx) Date: 1988 Out Run (Kixx)

The acclaimed arcade machine could never hope to convert to the Spectrum without some major cutbacks, unfortunately for a racing game, one of the biggest drawbacks is speed, the game has a similar loo ...

Software House: US Gold
Author: Probe Software

Pac-Mania (Disk) Date: 1988 Pac-Mania (Disk)

Pacman is bouncing back and in 3D Armed with unique bounce power pacman faces new challenges as he enters the 3D worlds of block town, Pac-man's park, Sandbox land and Jungly steps

Software House: Grand Slam
Author: Krisalis Software

Panama Joe Date: 1984 Panama Joe

Also known as Montezuma's Revenge

Software House: Parker Brothers
Author:

Pedro Date: 1984 Pedro

Software House: Imagine
Author: Creative Technology Group

Pentagram Date: 1986 Pentagram

This is the last Ultimate title to feature the much loved character Sabreman on the 8 bit computers, who had starred in Sabre Wulf, Underwurlde and knight Lore, he was also supposed to star in one mor ...

Software House: Ultimate Play The Game
Author: A.C.G.

Pimania Date: 1983 Pimania

Software House: Automata Ltd
Author: Andrew Stag

Pioneer Date: 1984 Pioneer

Software House: Atlantis
Author: Andy Backhouse

Plus 3 Hits Date: 1987 Plus 3 Hits

Contains : Bosconian Motos Angleball

Software House: Mastertronic
Author: Various

Premier II Date: 1986 Premier II

Software House: E & J
Author: Alan J. Clayton

Prowler Date: 1988 Prowler

Software House: Mastertronic
Author: Mastertronic

Pyjamarama Date: 1984 Pyjamarama

Software House: Mikro Gen
Author: Chris Hinsley

Quest Adventure Date: August 1982 Quest Adventure

Software House: Hewson Consultants
Author: Hewson

Rainbow Islands (Hit Squad) Date: 1989 Rainbow Islands (Hit Squad)

Software House: The Hit Squad
Author: Graftgold

Rally Driver Date: 1984 Rally Driver

High speed planning and simulation game with 3D graphics for one or more players

Software House: Hill MacGibbon
Author: Five Ways Software

Rally Simulator Date: 1989 Rally Simulator

Software House: Zeppelin Games
Author: Hugh Mo

Regression Date: 1983 Regression

Advanced mathmatics programs

Software House: University Software
Author: University Software

Return Of The Things Date: 1984 Return Of The Things

Software House: Design, Design
Author: Dave Deleuw

Return To Ithaca Date: 1985 Return To Ithaca

Software House: Atlantis
Author: D. Liddle, J. Kesson

Robin of Sherwood - The Touchstones of Rhiannon Date: Unknown Robin of Sherwood - The Touchstones of Rhiannon

Software House: Adventure International
Author:

Rocky Date: 1985 Rocky

Software House: Gremlin Graphics
Author: Armid Soft

Sabre Wulf Date: July 1984 Sabre Wulf

Spectrum version of the Ultimate Play The Game classic

Software House: Ultimate Play The Game
Author: A.C.G.

Sail boat Racing Date: 1984 Sail boat Racing

Software House: JCS ZX Software
Author: J.C. Smith

Samurai Trilogy Date: 1987 Samurai Trilogy

A beat-em-up from Gremlin Graphics

Software House: Gremlin Graphics
Author:

Santa's Xmas Caper Date: 1991 Santa's Xmas Caper

Software House: Zeppelin Games
Author: Ian Richards, John Cassells

Sea Battles Date: 1984 Sea Battles

Software House: Atlantis
Author: Robert Bradshaw

Select 1 Date: 1985 Select 1

Select 1 is a collection of 12 computer games for Sinclair Spectrum published by Computer Records in 1985

Software House: Computer Records
Author: Various

Shadowfire Date: 1985 Shadowfire

Software House: Beyond Software
Author: Beyond Software

Short Circuit Date: 1986 Short Circuit

Software House: Ocean
Author: Paul Owens, Ronnie Fowles, Simon Golding

Sinbad Date: 1983 Sinbad

Software House: Atlantis
Author: Andy Backhouse

Sir Lancelot Date: 1984 Sir Lancelot

Software House: Melbourne House
Author: Melbourne house

SkoolDaze Date: 1984 SkoolDaze

Software House: Microsphere
Author: David Reidy, Keith Warrington

Sneak Preview Tape - Dark Side & Last Ninja 2 Date: 1988 Sneak Preview Tape - Dark Side & Last Ninja 2

Software House: Crash
Author: Incentive & System 3

Snooker Date: 1983 Snooker

Software House: Artic
Author: N.V. Davies

Soccer 7 Date: 1989 Soccer 7

Software House: Cult Games
Author: Shaun G. McClure

Soccer Director Date: 1990 Soccer Director

Software House: GTI Software
Author: Stephen Bye

Soccer Star Date: 1989 Soccer Star

Software House: Cult
Author: The Shaw Brothers (Graham D. Shaw, David A. Shaw, Adrian R. Shaw)

Spec Man Date: 1982 Spec Man

Software House: Jega Software
Author: Gary Capewell

Spooks Date: 1985 Spooks

Software House: Mastertronic
Author: Nigel P Johnstone

Stonkers Date: 1983 Stonkers

Software House: Imagine
Author: John Gibson, John Lindale

Supreme Challenge Date: Supreme Challenge

The Sentinel Tetris Starglider Elite Ace 2   Also contains the Apple II version of Elite on 5 1/4 Inch Dis

Software House: Beau-Jolly
Author: Various

Sweevo's Whirled Date: 1986 Sweevo's Whirled

The Spectrum 128K version of Sweevo's World

Software House: Gargoyle Games
Author: Greg Follis, Roy Carter

Taskforce Date: 1989 Taskforce

Software House: Players Premier
Author: Sonja Knight, Richard Beston, Andrew Severn, Martin Severn, Ian Sheridan

Terra Cresta Date: 1986 Terra Cresta

Software House: Imagine
Author: Jonathan M. Smith, Ronnie Fowles, Martin Galway

Terror-Daktil Date: 1983 Terror-Daktil

Software House: Melbourne House
Author: Beam Software

Test Master Date: 1988 Test Master

Software House: E & J
Author: E & J

The Best of Beyond Date: 1986 The Best of Beyond

The Best of Beyond is a collection of 4 computer games for Sinclair Spectrum published by Beyond Software in 1986

Software House: Beyond Software
Author: Beyond Software

The Character Generator Date: 1983 The Character Generator

Character design software

Software House: ISP
Author: M Probert

The Dam busters Date: 1984 The Dam busters

Software House: US Gold
Author: Sydney Development

The Double (Summit) Date: 1987 The Double (Summit)

Software House: Summit
Author: Nocturnal Software

The Forest Date: Unknown The Forest

Software House: Phipps Associates
Author:

The Growing Pains Of Adrian Mole Date: 1987 The Growing Pains Of Adrian Mole

Dual Cassette for Spectrum and Amstrad

Software House: Ricochet
Author: Level 9

The Hit Squad Date: 1988 The Hit Squad

Software House: Codemasters
Author: Binary Dinamics

The Saga Of Eric The Viking Date: 1984 The Saga Of Eric The Viking

Based on the book from the mind of Terry Jones

Software House: Mosaic
Author: Level 9

The Screen Machine Date: 1984 The Screen Machine

Software House: ISP
Author: Joe Gillespie

The Train Date: 1988 The Train

Software House: Accolade
Author: Accolade Inc (Nick Wilson), Imagitec Design Ltd

The Trap Door Date: 1986 The Trap Door

Software House: Piranha
Author: Don Priestley

Theatre Europe Date: 1986 Theatre Europe

Software House: Summit
Author: Choice Software

Their Finest Hour Date: 1985 Their Finest Hour

Software House: Century Communications
Author: Nicholas Palmer/John Wilson

Thundercats Date: 1987 Thundercats

Software House: Elite
Author:

Time and Magik: the trilogy Date: 1988 Time and Magik: the trilogy

Collected edition of three text adventure games: Lords Of Time, Red Moon, and The Price of Magik

Software House: Mandarin Software
Author: Level 9

Timezone Date: 1984 Timezone

Software House: Atlantis
Author: G. Weight

Tir Na Nog Date: 1985 Tir Na Nog

Software House: Rebound
Author: Carter Follis

Top Gun Date: 1986 Top Gun

Software House: Ocean
Author: Mike Lamb, Ronnie Fowles

Trans Am Date: 1983 Trans Am

16k or 48k Ram Spectrum The last of Ultimate's 16K games and also one of their mysterious legends, while Jetpac, PSSST, and Cookie can be found on the Sinclair silver label, no trace has been ...

Software House: Ultimate Play The Game
Author: Ashby Computer Graphics Ltd

Trashman Date: 1984 Trashman

Software House: New Generation
Author: Malcom E Evans

Tribble Trouble Date: 1983 Tribble Trouble

Software House: Software Projects
Author: Jim Scarlett

Trivial Pursuit - Young Players Edition Date: Unknown Trivial Pursuit - Young Players Edition

 The Computer Game Young Players Edition Uniload Question Pack

Software House: Domark
Author:

Tutankhamun Date: 1983 Tutankhamun

Software House: Micromania
Author: Dominic Wood

Ultimate Play The Game: The Collected Works (Disk) Date: 1988 Ultimate Play The Game: The Collected Works (Disk)

11 Classic games from the well loved Ultimate Play The Game label, including all but one of the classics up to U

Software House: Ultimate Play The Game
Author: Ashby Computers And Graphics

VAT Manager Date: 1984 VAT Manager

Software House: OCP
Author: Richard Wright

Wonder Boy (Hit Squad) Date: 1987 Wonder Boy (Hit Squad)

Software House: The Hit Squad
Author: Activision Inc

Word Power Date: Unknown Word Power

Software House: Sulis Software
Author:

World Champions Date: 1986 World Champions

Software House: E & J
Author: J. Clayton, R.W. Clayton

World Series Baseball Date: 1984 World Series Baseball

Software House: Imagine
Author:

Yes Prime Minister Date: 1987 Yes Prime Minister

Yes Prime Minister is a text adventure computer game developed by Oxford Digital Enterprises

Software House: Mosaic Publishing
Author: Oxford Digital Enterprises

Zaxxan Date: 1983 Zaxxan

Software House: Starzone
Author: Nial Mardon

ZX Spectrum + Graphics Pack Date: 1985 ZX Spectrum + Graphics Pack

Software and books package designed to create graphics

Software House: DK
Author: Piers Lechter

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