Groups

 

Cold war

Historical theme

Involves any kind of cold war, where tension between two nations does not escalate to actual war, but is rife with posturing, espionage and sabotage, propaganda, political backstabbing, proxy wars, and likely an arms race.

169
games
40
platforms

Alternate name: Cold warfrare

The first video game about Cold war was released in 1980.

Activision, SSI and Mindscape has published most of these games

The term cold war predates Cold War itself by few years (1945) and comes from George Orwell's essay, and was used to describe the period as early as 1947.

Child groups

Korean War, Post-WWII Cold War, Fictional cold war

Platforms

MS-DOS 20
Windows 15
C64 14
Amiga 12
Mac OS Classic 12
Apple II E 11
Linux 10
Atari ST 10
Mac OS X 6
ZX Spectrum 6
Amstrad CPC 5
Atari 400/800 5
X360 4
Apple IIGS 4
PS3 3
Win3.1 3
NEC PC9801 3
Xbox 2
NEC PC8801 2
MSX2 2
SNES 1
PS 1
Wii U 1
NES 1
Saturn 1
Mega Drive 1
MSX 1
PS2 1
TRS-80 1
VIC-20 1

By year

A1991 - USSR dissolved

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