Documenting unreleased, cancelled and prototype video games.
Covering unreleased and cancelled video games, plus prototypes and early versions of games on a variety of consoles and computers. We are a large archive dedicated to preserving games that were never released to the public. Sharing history and stories from the developers, assets and more before it is too late.
We are a non-profit digitisation project, aiming to digitally preserve software and history which would otherwise be lost for good. If for any reason there is anything that you do not wish to be on the website, please contact us for removal.
Just over ten years after its original release on the ZX Spectrum, Psygnosis planned to release an update to the classic adventure game for PC users back in 1995.
The gameplay would consist of hand-to-hand combat, puzzle solving and exploration, where the main protagonist, Cuchulainn, will encounter many strange beasts on their travels. Psygnosis described the game as a strategy role-playing title with a mixture of humour and atmosphere. Continue reading →
Released on Super Nintendo and SEGA Mega Drive, Outlander was also once due for release on the Commodore Amiga too by Mindscape in 1992. The game is described by our very own Karl Kuras as a “Mad Max meets Technocop” game, where there are driving sections with horizontal scrolling beat-em-up sequences.
The storyline for the game is set in the not to distant future, where the world has been ravaged by a biological weapons experiment gone wrong. Psychopathic megalomaniacs kidnap a scientist, intending to force them to build an even worse weapon to hold the planet to ransom. Your job as a mercenary is to crash into the wasteland and try and save the scientist. Continue reading →
Back in late 1991, Commodore User magazine reported that Sandy White was back on the scene and working on a plan to bring back Ant Attack as a new spruced up title for the Commodore Amiga.
Even CU suggested not to quote them on the title, and that details were virtually non-existant, with the exception of some initial ideas for a larger, more detailed play area and the title of Super Ant Attack.
When more was to come to light, then CU were to report it – but of course, nothing did come of it it seems. So the big question is whether anything was ever started? Continue reading →
A very short entry for a potential sequel that was planned to come from Infogrames in 1991/1992.
After the success of North and South, it is perhaps no surprise that thoughts were on a sequel. Though apart from a “on the grapevine” feature in Zero magazine, nothing else ever seemed to surface. Continue reading →
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