Tecmo, initially a supplier of cleaning equipment and now best known for Ninja Gaiden and Dead or Alive, was founded on this day in 1967!

Minesweeper variants

Group Description

Games inspired by the logic puzzle game Minesweeper. Gameplay typically revolves around systematically selecting boxes on a grid with most boxes revealing a number. Each number reveals how many mines are located in the adjoining boxes. The goal is to identify all the mine locations before setting one off accidentally.

1001 Video Games

The Microsoft Windows version of Minesweeper appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Selected Covers

Microsoft Minesweeper Windows Phone Front Cover
Front cover for Microsoft Minesweeper
Minesweeper Flags Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for Minesweeper Flags

Selected Screenshots

Playing MineClone (intermediate level)
Screenshot from MineClone
Title screen
Screenshot from Microsoft Minesweeper
Starting out
Screenshot from JAY Minesweeper
This is the game splashscreen (ExEn version 128x128)
Screenshot from Bomb Squad