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American Video Entertainment was a California-based software development company that developed unlicensed video games for the Nintendo Entertainment System.[1] The company developed two games on its own, Krazy Kreatures and Trolls on Treasure Island in 1990,[2] and published nineteen games altogether for the NES.[3]

List of gamesEdit


Original release dates:[4]
1992 (NA)
System release:
Nintendo Entertainment System
Notes:

Blackjack was developed by Odyssey Software and published by American Video Entertainment.[4] The game features blackjack action and a deal who deals from 1-3 card decks. After winning a certain amount of money or losing it all, the game automatically ends.


Cancellation date:[5]
1992 (NA)
Proposed system release:
Nintendo Entertainment System
Notes:

Cue Stick was a canceled game originally developed by Odyssey Software and to be published by American Video Entertainment.[5]


Original release dates:[6]
1990 (NA)
System release:
Nintendo Entertainment System
Notes:

Deathbots was developed by Odyssey Software and published by American Video Entertainment.[6] In Deathbots, the Mutech Corporation created a base on Alcatraz Island, where attempts to create superior computer intelligence has backfired, as the robots they've created has taken over the computer systems and is threatening the world. Deep in the fortress is an atomic bomb–like device called the Gamma Bomb, which one lone robot must destroy. The game is played from an overhead perspective.


Original release dates:[7]
1989 (AS)
1990 (NA/AUS)
System release:
Nintendo Entertainment System
Notes:

Double Strike was developed and published in Taiwan by Sachen (original name: 双鷹), in North America by American Video Entertainment, and in Australia by HES.[7] It is a shoot ’em up game in which the player must save a group of islands from terrorists.


Original release dates:[8]
1990 (NA)
System release:
Nintendo Entertainment System
Notes:

Dudes with Attitude is a puzzle game developed and published by American Video Entertainment.[8] The player controls a face–like character called a "Dude" or "Dudette." The object of the game is to collect all the treasures in every level without getting killed by obstacles or running out of time. Players collect treasures by touching them only if they are the same color as the treasures; players can change their color by running over cup–like objects called "attitude converters."[9]


Original release dates:[10]
1990 (NA/AUS)
System release:
Nintendo Entertainment System
Notes:

F-15 City War is a 3-D shoot ’em up game developed by Idea-tek and published in North America by American Video Entertainment and in Australia by HES.[10] In this game, the player must defend a city under siege by tanks, helicopters, enemy fighter jets, boats, and robots.


Original release dates:[11]
1990 (NA/AUS)
System release:
Nintendo Entertainment System
Notes:

Impossible Mission–II is a platform game developed by Novotrade for Epyx and published in North America by American Video Entertainment; it was published in Australia by HES.[11] It is the sequel to the Commodore 64 hit Impossible Mission and features similar gameplay as its predecessor.[12]


Original release dates:[13]
1990 (NA)
System release:
Nintendo Entertainment System
Notes:

Krazy Kreatures is a puzzle game developed and published by American Video Entertainment.[13] The player must clear various animals off the screen by arranging them into rows of three or more before the time runs out.


Original release dates:[14]
1992 (NA/AUS)
System release:
Nintendo Entertainment System
Notes:

Maxivision 15–in–1 (Maxi 15) is a multicart published in North America by American Video Entertainment and in Australia by HES.[14] It was the last game to be published by AVE, and it featured games published by AVE, American Game Cartridges, and Color Dreams. The fifteen games on the multicart are Chiller, Deathbots, Double Strike, Dudes with Attitude, F-15 City Wars, Krazy Kreatures, Menace Beach, Puzzle, Pyramid, Rad Racket: Deluxe Tennis II, Shock Wave, Solitaire, Stakk M, Tiles of Fate, and Venice Beach Volleyball.[15]


Original release dates:[16]
1991 (NA/AS)
System release:
Nintendo Entertainment System
Notes:

Mermaids of Atlantis is a puzzle game published by AVE as a clean version of the pornographic NES game Bubble Bath Babes (also known as Soap Panic) originally developed by Taiwanese developer Computer & Entertainment. The original pornographic version was also published in the United States by Panesian and in Japan by Hacker International. The object is to clear groups of colored bubbles as they float to the top of the screen.[17]


Original release dates:[18]
1990 (NA)
System release:
Nintendo Entertainment System
Notes:

Puzzle is a sliding puzzle video game developed by Idea-tek and published by AVE.[18] The game consists of ten different four–by–four sliding puzzles which the player must solve in a limited amount of time. Players can receive limited help if they are stuck at any point during a puzzle.[19]


Original release dates:[20]
1992 (NA)
1990 (AS)
System release:
Nintendo Entertainment System
Notes:

Pyramid is a puzzle game developed by Sachen and published in Taiwan by Sachen and in North America by AVE.[20] It is similar to Tetris, except that the blocks are triangle–shaped instead of square.


Original release dates:[21]
1991 (NA)
System release:
Nintendo Entertainment System
Notes:

Rad Racket is a tennis game developed by Idea-tek and published by AVE in 1991.[21]


Original release dates:[22]
1992 (NA)
System release:
Nintendo Entertainment System
Notes:

Solitaire was developed by Odyssey Software and released by AVE; it is based on Microsoft Solitaire and the card game of the same name.[22]


Original release dates:[23]
1990 (NA)
System release:
Nintendo Entertainment System
Notes:

Tiles of Fate is a puzzle game developed by Taiwanese developer Computer & Entertainment (original title: 戰國四川省) and published in the United States by AVE. The player must restore order in ancient China by matching similar tiles used by Ancient Kings. Similar to the game Mahjong, the player must clear tiles from the screen by matching them side-by-side in pairs.[24]


Original release dates:[25]
1994 (NA)
System release:
Nintendo Entertainment System
Notes:

Trolls on Treasure Island was developed and published by AVE in 1994.[25] The game is exactly the same as Dudes with Attitude but player controls a troll instead of a face, and the puzzles are slightly different.


Original release dates:[26]
1991 (AS)
1992 (NA/AUS)
System release:
Nintendo Entertainment System
Notes:

Ultimate League Soccer is a soccer game developed by Taiwanese developer Computer & Entertainment. Apart from the United States and Taiwan, it was also published in Australia by HES and in Brazil by Milmar (under the name Futebol). A version with pornographic content added was published in Japan by Hacker International.


Original release dates:[27]
1991 (NA)
System release:
Nintendo Entertainment System
Notes:

Venice Beach Volleyball is a volleyball game developed by Idea-Tek and published in the United States by AVE.[27] The player is in the semifinals of the Venice Beach Open volleyball tournament, with two of the teams consisting of men and the other two consisting of women.[28]


Original release dates:[29]
1992 (NA)
System release:
Nintendo Entertainment System
Notes:

Wally Bear and the NO! Gang is a platform game developed by American Game Cartridges and published by AVE.[29] It is a game designed to teach children to say no to drugs. The game was designed in cooperation with the American Medical Association and the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information.[30] It also featured a toll-free number, 1-800-HI-WALLY, that was running for more than twenty years.[31]

External linksEdit

Wikipedia

ReferencesEdit

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