Top 17: Best ZX Spectrum (Speccy) Games of 1982

The ZX Spectrum is an 8-bit personal home computer released in the United Kingdom in 1982 by Sinclair Research Ltd.

The Spectrum was among the first mainstream audience home computers in Europe, similar in significance to the Commodore 64 in the USA.


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1. Galaxians

Artic Computing

Galaxians

Arcade: Shoot-em-up

Play Game

2. 3D-Tanx (Tanx, 3D ; Tanx)

DK’Tronics

3D-Tanx

Arcade: Shoot-em-up

Play Game

3. Football Manager

Addictive Games

Football-Manager

Sport: Management

Play Game

4. Orbiter

Silversoft

Orbiter

Arcade: Shoot-em-up

Play Game

5. Horace Goes Skiing

Sinclair Research

Horace-Goes-Skiing

Arcade: Action

Play Game

Don’t Go – Yazoo (UK top hit #20 of 1982)

6. Centipede

DK’Tronics

Centipede

Arcade: Action

Play Game


7. Ground Attack

Silversoft

Ground-Attack

Arcade: Shoot-em-up

Play Game

8. Reversi (Othello)

Sinclair Research

Reversi

Board Game

Play Game

9. Star Trek

R&R Software

Star-Trek

Tactical Combat

Play Game

10. Space Raiders

Sinclair Research

Space Raiders

Arcade: Shoot-em-up

Play Game

The Model / Computer Love – Kraftwerk (UK top hit #15 of 1982)

11. Chess Player, The

Quicksilva

Chess-Player

Board Game

Play Game

12. Arcadia

Imagine Software

Arcadia

Arcade: Shoot-em-up

Play Game

13. Planetoids

Sinclair Research

Planetoids

Arcade: Shoot-em-up

Play Game

14. Black Crystal

Carnell Software

Black-Crystal

Adventure: RPG

Play Game

15. Hungry Horace

Sinclair Research

Hungry-Horace

Arcade: Maze

Play Game

16. Hobbit, The

Melbourne House

Hobbit-The

Adventure: Text

Play Game

17. Quest, The

Impact Software

Quest-The

Adventure: Dungeon Crawl

Play Game

Do You Really Want to Hurt Me – Culture Club (UK top hit #5 of 1982)

Which one is your favorite game?