Night Shift

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ZX Spectrum
Amstrad CPC
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Night Shift is a strange platform/puzzle combo of a game.

Thriving Toy Company seeks energetic employee to operate unconventional machine. Generous rewards in store for you... if you can meet the challenge!

  • Master the BEAST to crank out action figures from Star Wars(r), Indiana Jones(r) and your favourite LucasArts games. You must meet your quota each night.
  • Make your quota! Get a raise! Get a bonus! Get a bigger quota!
  • Fend off nasty lawyers and furry pests.
  • Make it all the way from the assembly line to the mansion on the hill!
(from the back of the box)

Gameplay is divided into 6 different kinds of shifts, each with its own assignments (provide power, use wrench to tighten bolts, etc.) You will use tools throughout the game, and will be awarded with bonus items (hourglass for extra time, cash bonus for extra points).


Night Shift Amiga Company logo
Night Shift ZX Spectrum The boilers gone out and nothing's been produced yet
Night Shift Commodore 64 One of the toys is constructed
Night Shift ZX Spectrum Load screen

Alternate Titles

  • "Night Shift: Industrial Might & Logic" -- Tag-lined title
  • "Mr. Fixit" -- Working title

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Critic Reviews

Zzap! Amiga Jan, 1991 89 out of 100 89
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum May, 1991 89 out of 100 89
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) DOS Mar, 1991 835 out of 1000 84
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Sep, 1993 83 out of 100 83
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Dec, 1990 81 out of 100 81
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Feb, 1991 80 out of 100 80
PC Games (Germany) DOS Jan, 1993 79 out of 100 79
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST May, 1991 8.8 out of 12 73 DOS Jul 15, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Power Play Amiga Jan, 1991 70 out of 100 70


Topic # Posts Last Post
Description from the box? 2 Fred VT (26029)
Aug 20, 2014
Code Wheel? 1 Flat Eric
Aug 13, 2010



In the game, the fictitious company that your character works for is called "Industrial Might & Logic" -- a parody on George Lucas' own company Industrial Light & Magic.


  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (issue #00) - #64 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"

Contributed to by POMAH (36361), chirinea (35989), Martin Smith (63028) and Tomer Gabel (4353)