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Sinclair Research Ltd.

Overview

Sir Clive Sinclair is the typical British inventor - an eccentric, highly intelligent (he become chairman of MENSA), a visionary and an ambitious man who achieved innovations in numerous fields. By the time he founded Sinclair Research he had already had real success with pocket calculators (and less success with pocket TVs, but the launch of the ZX80 in 1979 took him into home computers. The ZX81 followed in 1981, before the first Spectrum was launched in 1982.

To support the system, Sinclair released a large range of software for the machine, including educational and utility packages as well as games. Virtually every genre was covered, and the games released were sourced from companies such as Artic, Hudson Soft and Psion.

Also Known As

  • Sinclair Computers Ltd. (from Nov 10, 1980 to 1981)
  • Science of Cambridge Ltd. (from Jul 05, 1977 to Nov 10, 1980)
  • Sinclair Instruments Ltd. (from Jul 12, 1976 to Jul 05, 1977)
  • Westminster Mail Order Ltd. (from Feb 11, 1975 to Jul 12, 1976)
  • Ablesdeal Ltd. (from Sep 19, 1973 to Feb 11, 1975)

Games

Professional Tennis Simulator(1990)
Pawn, The(1985)
QL Cavern(1985)
Tournament Tennis(1984)
Alien Destroyer(1984)
Eric and the Floaters(1984)
Cannon Ball(1984)
Stop the Express(1984)
Panama Joe(1984)
Driller Tanks(1984)
Zipper Flipper(1984)
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi - Death Star Battle(1984)
Psion Chess(1984)
Survival(1984)
Cookie(1983)
Pssst(1983)
Tranz Am(1983)
Jetpac(1983)
Chess(1983)
Cyrus(1983)
Horace & The Spiders(1983)
Computer Scrabble(1983)
Castle Spellerous(1983)
Mothership(1983)
1K Games Pack(1983)
Embassy Assault(1983)
Reversi(1982)
Espionage Island(1982)
Horace Goes Skiing(1982)
Horizons: Software Starter Pack(1982)
1K ZX Chess(1982)
Chequered Flag(1982)
Adventure C(1982)
Planetoids(1982)
Space Raiders(1982)
Thro' The Wall also Scramble(1982)
Flight Simulator, The(1982)
Backgammon(1982)
Hungry Horace(1982)
Adventure B(1982)
Family Quiz(1981)
Games 1(1981)
Games 4(1981)

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