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Best on 8bit micro!
International Karate + - Commodore64
Xyphoes Fantasy - AmstradCPC
Arkanoid II - AmstradCPC
Pang - AmstradCPCPlus
Wrath of the Demon - Commodore64
Night Hunter - AmstradCPC
Barbarian - AmstradCPC
Prince of Persia - SamCoupe
Lemmings - SamCoupe
Best on 16bit micro!
Turrican II - Amiga
Shadow of the Beast - Amiga
Jim Power - Amiga
Agony - Amiga
Turrican 2 - AtariST
Project X - Amiga
Super Frog - Amiga
Flashback - Amiga
Dark Seed - Amiga
Flashback - Archimedes
Warlocks - Archimedes
Cannon Fodder - Amiga
Turrican II - PC
Universe - Amiga
Hurrican - PC
Tyrian - PC
Super Stardust - AmigaAGA
Pac-Mania - X68000
Best on 8bit consoles!
Best on 16bit consoles!
Jim Power - snes
Donkey Kong Country - snes
Aladdin - snes
Comix Zone - Megadrive
Alien Soldier - Megadrive
Blazing Lazers - pcengine
Raiden - pcengine
Super Star Soldier - pcengine
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Hardware information

BBC Micro / Acorn Electron

released in 1981
BBC Micro / Acorn ElectronCPU: 2 MHz MOS Technology 6502/6512
MEMORY: RAM 16KB (Model 1), 32KB (Model B), 64KB (Model B+), 128KB (Master). ROM 32KB
GRAPHICS: Resolutions supported: 160x256 with up to 16 colors on screen (8 colors + flashing option), 320x256 (4 colors), 640x256 (2 colors)
SOUND: Texas Instruments SN76489, 3 channels + 1 noise channel, 7 octaves (mono). Also it optionally featured a TMS5220 speech synthesiser with phrase ROM!
MEDIA/STORAGE: external tape recorder and external 5.25" floppy drive, hard disk (optional via TUBE interface)
Acorn Electron title=The first machine, the BBC Micro Model A (16KB RAM), introduced in 1981, was designed BBC Computer Literacy Project, operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). Designed with an emphasis on education, it was notable for its expandability and the quality of its operating system. Another version with twice the RAM (32KB) and named as the Model B was also released that year.
Although it was pretty expensive for its time, and by releasing also on 1983 the Acorn Electron as a budget version (less expensive, less expandable) of the BBC Micro, it was successful enough to hit the home computers market in the UK as some notable game title such as Commando (Capcom / Elite), Barbarian series (Palace Software), Arkanoid (Taito), Bubble Bobble (Taito) and many more have been released.
Apart of their great expandability another great featured offered from these systems was that the RAM was clocked twice as fast as the CPU (4 MHz) and making the CPU and memory independent enough from the video display circuits (memory address structure without speed penalties) much like the MSX computers and in contrast to the Amstrad CPC and Sinclair ZX Spectrum!
A few years later, the Model B+ (1985) with 64KB RAM and floppy-disk support as standard was also released. Finally the BBC Master was released on 1986, sporting 128KB RAM as standard and many other refinements (extra ROM software, extra paged RAM, second processors fitted internally as plug-ins etc!)
The BBC Micro / Acorn Electron (default) color palette
RGB 8-colors palette (but capable for 16 on screen as 8 physical colors + flashing option)
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