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Retro gaming quiz

Retro gaming quiz

Retro gaming means different things to different people. If you grew up with Roger Moore as James Bond, your memories will be of the Spectrum. However, if Pierce Brosnan’s films are your 007 touchstones, you’ll cry nostalgic tears over the first PlayStation. Either way, you need to be taking this quiz...

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Retro gaming quiz

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1. Bad Influence

2. Ferrari Testarossa

3. Green Hill Zone

4. Sir Clive Sinclair

5. Dizzy

6. Computer joysticks

7. Monkey Island

8. Cinemaware

9. R-Type

10. Mortal Kombat

11. Eighties

12. Chelsea

13. Game Gear

14. SNES

15. Brutal Deluxe

16. Elite

17. Wolfenstein 3D

18. Namco

19. Sega

20. Bubble Bobble

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Violet Berlin was one of the presenters on which videogames TV show in the Nineties?

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What car do you drive in the original OutRun arcade game?

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Name the first level in the initial Sonic The Hedgehog game?

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Which knighted inventor created the ZX80, ZX81 and ZX Spectrum?

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What was the name of the anthropomorphic egg hero of Codemasters’ wildy popular 8-bit platform games?

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The Speedking, Competition Pro and Cruiser are examples of what?

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On which island did Guybrush Threepwood find himself in the Nineties?

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It Came From The Desert, Defender Of The Crown and Rocket Ranger were glossy Amiga hits from which US firm?

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Name the scrolling shoot-em-up from the Eighties in which you face the Bydo Empire?

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Which bloody game franchise, born in 1992, courted controversy with its ‘Fatalities’?

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The first Metal Gear game was initially released on the MSX2 computer – but in which decade?

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Which British football team was sponsored by Commodore from 1987-1994?

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What was Sega’s first handheld console called?

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Sony’s PlayStation was originally going to be a CD-ROM add-on for which 16-bit console?

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Which team did you play as in Speedball 2?

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Name the influential space-trading game that first appeared on the BBC Micro and Acorn Electron in 1984 before being released on almost every major format

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Which Nazi-filled 1992 PC hit popularised first-person shooters?

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Which Japanese firm created Pac-Man?

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Alex Kidd and Wonder Boy were key figures for which company?

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Rainbow Islands and Parasol Stars are popular sequels to which 1986 arcade classic starring Bub and Bob?

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