Amiga 500 / 1200

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As a machine ahead of its time, the Amiga 500 was Commodore’s biggest selling Amiga model closely followed by the 1200.

It was most famous as a gaming computer with advanced graphics and sound that surpassed many of the consoles and micros of the time. With amazing gameplay and graphics along with superb animation capabilities, four-channel stereo sound, the capacity to run multiple applications simultaneously, a graphical user interface, and powerful processing potential - what else could you ask for!?

It's technical qualitities were there but artists and gamers alike used it for the amazing array of art, music and videogames software that set the scene for the industry to develop and follow.

100 Top Amiga games:

  • Stuntcar Racer

    Stunt Car Racer (also distributed under the title Stunt Track Racer) is a racing video game developed by Geoff Crammond and was published by MicroStyle in 1989. In the US it was published by MicroPlay.
  • Sensible Soccer

    Sensible Soccer has gained a cult status and has become an iconic game of the era.
  • The Secret of Monkey Island

    The Secret of Monkey Island is a graphic adventure game released and published by by Lucasarts in 1992.
  • Another World

    Another World - what a world. How completely realised and sublimely rendered
  • Xenon 2: Megablast

    Xenon 2 is a space shooter where enemies are blasted to bits!
  • Banshee

    Released in 1994 by Core onto the Amiga 1200 and CD32, Banshee claimed to take the classic arcade shooter and bring it up to date.
  • Defender of the Crown

    Defender of the Crown is a strategy game set in England in the middle ages
  • Moonstone: A Hard Days Knight

    Moonstone a terror of a game!
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