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Amiga games

The Amiga was an important platform for computer games in the late 1980s and early 1990s. It was the first home computer to gain major success as a games machine due to its graphic and sound subsystems, which were widely considered to be far ahead of their time. A game made for the Amiga platform generally had much better sound and graphics than the same game running on a IBM PC.

At its zenith in the early 1990s, the Amiga became the platform of choice of many games development companies. At that time virtually every game destined for the PC was first released on the Amiga to test the waters due to cheaper development costs.

The Amiga gaming scene was responsible for the rapid growth of small gaming companies including Electronic Arts who were contracted by Commodore International to produce the Amiga's standard graphics format IFF, and Electronic Arts' Deluxe Paint was included as standard with many Amigas thus giving them early access allowing them to gain a major foothold.

Table of contents
1 Important Amiga games
2 Amiga game developers
3 External links

Important Amiga games

Early games

Popular games

Historically significant games

Games that have been distributed with the Amiga


Amiga game developers

Many famous game developers first established themself on the Amiga, although some such as David Braben has already established reputations from the 8-bit computer games. Famous Amiga game developers include:

See also: list of Amiga games

External links