Top 10 best ZX Spectrum games of all time

Stuart Sumner
clock
Top 10 best ZX Spectrum games of all time

Computing presents the definitive list of the all-time top games on one of the best-loved home computers

8. Atic Atac

 

Atic Atac


Game developer Ultimate Play the Game had a string of successes across various formats in the ‘80s, with brilliant titles like Jetpac, Tranz Am and Cookie all achieving a measure of critical and commercial success.

But 1983's Atic Atac just takes the prize as one of their best endeavours, only marginally ahead of Sabre Wulf.

In the game the player takes control of a Wizard, Knight or Serf, and roams between rooms in a haunted castle searching for the three pieces of the Golden Key of ACG. And like many Spectrum games, its difficulty was up in the legendary stakes. Three pieces of the golden key? You were lucky if you ever saw even one.

More on Mobile

Only a third of financial firms are storing half or more of their data and apps in the cloud

What are the challenges facing financial services organisations when striving for full cloud adoption?

Many financial services organisations are built on legacy tech, and moving to the cloud is no simple task - but it is important

Computing Staff
clock 19 January 2022 • 7 min read
Regulators are working with the Bank of England to assess the potential risks to the UK's financial sector

Cloud giants to face greater scrutiny from UK financial regulators

Regulators are concerned about the over-reliance of the UK's financial sector on just three cloud providers

clock 12 January 2022 • 2 min read
Some mobile customers will soon be charged for roaming

UK mobile operators diverge on European roaming charges

Virgin Media and O2 will continue offering free roaming, while Three, Vodafone and EE will charge travellers extra

John Leonard
clock 10 January 2022 • 2 min read