The ZX Spectrum was a pioneering computer that gained a massive following with its extensive library of games.
Here are the top 10 best ZX Spectrum games based on result of a vote when I asked Twitter users what their favourite Speccy games were:
- “Jet Set Willy”: A classic platformer where players must navigate a mansion, collect items and progress to the next level.
- “Manic Miner”: A platformer where players must navigate through different levels while collecting keys to unlock new areas.
- “Skool Daze”: A challenging game that puts players in the shoes of a schoolboy, navigating through a school, avoiding teachers and collecting items.
- “Daley Thompson’s Decathlon”: A popular sports game that allows players to compete in track and field events, testing their reflexes and skills.
- “Chaos”: A turn-based strategy game where players assume the role of a wizard who summons creatures and cast spells to defeat opponents.
- “The Hobbit”: An adventure game based on the classic book by J.R.R. Tolkien, where players take on the role of Bilbo Baggins.
- “Chuckie Egg”: A classic platformer where players must collect eggs while avoiding obstacles to progress through levels.
- “Sabre Wulf”: A game where players control a hero named Sabreman and must navigate through a jungle while collecting items.
- “Knight Lore”: A classic game that uses isometric graphics where players take on the role of a wizard and must navigate through a castle, solving puzzles and collecting items.
- “Head Over Heels”: A challenging game where players take on the role of two characters, Head and Heels, who must navigate through a castle, solving puzzles and collecting items.
These top 10 best ZX Spectrum games are a testament to the platform’s incredible legacy and the diverse range of genres it offers. Each game offers unique challenges and experiences that have captured the hearts of many players over the years.