Sensible Software‘s classic ‘titchy man’ overhead scrolling shooter, Cannon Fodder, is well-represented on the Jaguar, having been ported by a company called The Dome Software Developments, who did a worthy job with the conversion.
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The Flintstones: BurgerTime in Bedrock, Game Boy Color
The Flintstones: BurgerTime in Bedrock is a crossover between Data East‘s classic arcade game, BurgerTime, and the famous cartoon show, The Flintstones. It was developed by Conspiracy Entertainment and published by Classified Games for the Game Boy Color in 2000. It’s basically BurgerTime with Flintstones graphics, but it isn’t even a particularly good version of BurgerTime.
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Alex Rider: Stormbreaker, Game Boy Advance
Alex Rider: Stormbreaker is an isometric action/stealth/fighting game, based on the 2006 film Stormbreaker, where you play as teenage spy Alex Rider who is recruited by MI6 to investigate a shady individual called Herod Sayle. The game was created by Razorback Developments and published by THQ in the same year as the release of the film.
Also known as Sid Meier’s Colonization, this turn-based strategy game is based on the European colonisation of the New World, starting in 1492 and lasting until 1850. It’s essentially an updated and more-developed version of Sid Meier‘s previous game, Civilization. Which is no bad thing since Civilization is a superb, classic strategy game.
Dizzy: Prince of the Yolkfolk, ZX Spectrum
Dizzy: Prince of the Yolkfolk is the sixth Dizzy platform adventure game. It was designed and coded by Big Red Software and published by Codemasters in December 1991.
Spellbound Dizzy, ZX Spectrum
Also known as Dizzy V (five), Spellbound Dizzy was once again designed and coded by Big Red Software and was first published by Codemasters in 1991.
Spellbound Dizzy was the biggest Dizzy game yet, with 108 screens to explore, and it had a slightly different graphical style to previous games. Message windows were made to look transparent, with background graphics shown as dark blue on top of which text was overlaid, which is a neat little detail that works well. Dizzy himself looked the same though.
Cosmic Spacehead, Megadrive/Genesis
Cosmic Spacehead is a 1993 Sega Megadrive release for British publisher Codemasters. It is, in fact, an enhanced remake of a previous Codemasters game, Linus Spacehead’s Cosmic Crusade.
Superfrog, Amiga CD32
Superfrog is an Amiga-based platform game, developed by Team 17 and first published in 1993, although this CD32 conversion followed later, in 1994.
Ultimate Body Blows, Amiga CD32
Aye, aye, aye… The last time I was so bitterly disappointed by a beat ’em up was probably Ultra Vortek on the Atari Jaguar… Ultimate Body Blows looks promising initially, but on further inspection turns out to be a bit of a stinker…
Arcade Pool, Amiga CD32
Arcade Pool was developed and published for the Amiga and CD32 by Team 17 in 1994.