Solomon's Key for the NES was released in Japan on this day in 1986.

Setting: Western / Old West

Group Description

A western, also known as dusters, is a style popularized in pulp novels and motion picture serials.

Westerns as a game style are generally associated with cowboys and take place in the Old West (the western half of the continental United States of America). Many common themes involve the European colonization of America (roughly the 16th to late 19th centuries) and the frontier towns established or simply a depiction of vastness out on the range away from civilization and urbanization.

  • For the purposes of this game group, there is an emphasis is on traditional, meaning that it must be a true western without any genre-blending. For example, Wild Wild West and Wild Guns do not qualify, because of their alternate-universe and sci-fi elements, respectively. These have a separate group: Non-traditional Westerns.
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sorted in ascending orderGame TitleYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
The Gunstringer2011Xbox 360Microsoft Game Studios4.29
Happy Trails1983IntellivisionActivision, Inc.4.38
Helldorado2007Windowsdtp entertainment AG3.48
Highnoon1984Commodore 64Ocean Software Ltd.4.50
High Noon2008Browser...
High Noon2010iPhoneHappylatte...
Iron Horse1986ArcadeKonami, Inc.2.00
Joker1991MSX, PC-98, Sharp X68000Birdy Soft3.33
Joker II1992MSX, PC-98, Sharp X68000Birdy Soft3.50
Kane1985Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, Electron, ZX SpectrumMastertronic Ltd.3.23
Kane 21988Commodore 64Mastertronic Ltd.5.00
The Last Bounty Hunter19943DO, Arcade, CD-i, DOS, WindowsAmerican Laser Games, Inc.4.40
Law of the West1985Apple II, Commodore 64, NES, PC-88, PC-98Accolade, Inc.4.06
Lead and Gold2010PlayStation 3, WindowsParadox Interactive AB2.88
The Legend of Apache Gold1986Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumIncentive Software Ltd....
Legends of the Wild West: Golden Hill2009WindowsAlawar Entertainment, Inc....
Lethal Enforcers II: Gun Fighters1994Genesis, SEGA CDKonami (America), Inc.3.15
Libros de Chilam Balam1992PC-98Right Stuff Corp....
The Lone Ranger1991NESKonami of America, Inc.3.62
Los Justicieros1993Arcade, DOSDinamic Multimedia, S.A.3.36
Lost Dutchman Mine1989Amiga, Atari ST, DOSMagnetic Images3.73
Lost Dutchman Mine 3D2005WindowsAttic Games1.50
Lost Dutchman's Gold1982DOSInternational PC Owners2.00
Lucky Luke1997DOS, SNES, WindowsInfogrames Multimedia SA4.60
Lucky Luke1987Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Thomson TOCedic Vifi4.05
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Selected Covers

Lucky Luke Commodore 64 Front Cover
Front cover for Lucky Luke
Lead and Gold Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Lead and Gold
The Gunstringer Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for The Gunstringer
Kane ZX Spectrum Front Cover
Front cover for Kane

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Libros de Chilam Balam
Intro and instructions
Screenshot from High Noon
Title screen
Screenshot from Lost Dutchman Mine 3D
Level 1 start
Screenshot from Lucky Luke