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Games That Weren't: Cancelled & Unreleased Games

An unreleased and cancelled video games archive with prototypes, developer history and assets for many computers and consoles of all ages.

  • By Frank Gasking, et al.
  • Roughly two posts per week
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Bushido Warrior
1988 Ariolasoft / U.S. Gold Platform: Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, PC, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum and Commodore 64 Bushido Warrior (or potentially just Bushido) was a new oriental themed Gauntlet clone that was due out …
On , by fgasking, 46 words
The Ronin game recovered
Our friends at have informed us of the recovery of an unreleased text adventure for the Atari 400/800 called The Ronin which has been missing for 39 years. A game that was intended for …
On , by fgasking, 49 words
Penguin Tower
2000 Problemchild Productions Platform: PC Way back in 2000, Games That Weren’t had got in touch with Jani Hirvo regarding his lost Commodore 64 game – Penguin Tower. But did you know there was also …
On , by fgasking, 46 words