General info for: Elite
Title:
Elite
Original Release Year:
Original Publisher:
Can be edited with:
An inspiration for:
Message Language:
English
Machine Type:
ZX-Spectrum 48K/128K
Maximum Players:
1
Original Price:
£14.95
Comments:
Winner of the C&VG 1984 Golden Joystick Awards - Best Original Game.
Winner of the Game of the Year Awards 1985 - Game of the Year.
Winner of the Game of the Year Awards 1985 - Best Arcade Game.
Winner of the Game of the Year Awards 1985 - Best Spectrum Game.
Derived mods:
Groups:
Other platforms:
Amstrad CPC , BBC Micro, Commodore 64 , Commodore Plus/4 , MSX , NES, SAM Coupe
Original WoS Score:
8.30 (719 votes)

Elite screenshot
Elite screenshot
Main File Downloads

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Firebird Software Ltd (UK)
1985
Elite(JoystickClubVersion).tap.zip
English
(Joystick Club version)
Firebird Software Ltd (UK)
1986
Elite.tzx.zip
English
Firebird Software Ltd (UK)
1986
Elite128.tap.zip
English
128
Firebird Software Ltd (UK)
1985
Elite48.tap.zip
English
48
Firebird Software Ltd (UK)
1986
Elite_2.tzx.zip
English

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LICENCE TIE-INS / INSPIRATIONS
Origin: Tie-in Licence
Name: Elite
Type: Conversion
Owner(s): David Braben (UK),
Ian C.G. Bell (UK)

Releases
£14.95
2800 ptas.
Authors/Contributors
     
Torus
     
Torus
 
Torus
 
Torus
Compilations featuring this title
Release Year: 1988
Release Type: Full version
Publisher: ZX Files (UK)
Release Year: 1998
Release Type: Full version
Publisher: ZX Files (UK)
Release Year: 1998
Release Type: Full version
Page: 68
Article Type: Review
Score: Not Rated
Page: 15
Article Type: Review
Page: 33
Article Type: Review
Score: 9/10
Page: 36
Article Type: Review - not a Spectrum article
Page: 28 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Review - http://www.crashonline.org.uk/22/elite.htm
Score: 92%
Page: 20
Article Type: Review
Page: 23 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Review - http://www.sincuser.f9.co.uk/044/sftwrea.htm
Score: 5/5
Page: 47 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Review
Score: 5/5
Issue: 1986/1
Page: 41
Article Type: Review
Page: 28
Article Type: Review
Score: Not Rated
Page: 8
Article Type: News/Note - Programmers - Rich & Famous? (David Braben)
Page: 138
Article Type: News/Note
Page: 102
Article Type: News/Note
Page: 67
Article Type: Feature - Shoot-Em-Ups
Page: 115
Article Type: News/Note
Page: 106
Article Type: News/Note
Page: 69
Article Type: Feature - The ACE guide to THE GREATEST GAMES of all time (probably)
Page: 60
Article Type: Tips
Page: 83
Article Type: Tips
Page: 40
Article Type: Tips
Page: 51
Article Type: Feature - Elite Player's Guide
Page: 51
Article Type: Tips
Page: 8
Article Type: News/Note
Page: 12
Article Type: News/Note
Page: 41
Article Type: Feature
Page: 21
Article Type: CompoEntry
Page: 5
Article Type: News/Note
Page: 96
Article Type: CompoResult
Page: 14
Article Type: Feature - The Spectrum Collection - Update
Page: 21 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Preview
Page: 46 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Feature
Page: 65 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Letters
Page: 35 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Letters - http://www.crashonline.org.uk/25/forum.htm
Page: 58 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips
Page: 109 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips
Page: 66 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Feature - Crash Readers Awards
Page: 66 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Feature - http://www.crashonline.org.uk/27/awards.htm
Page: 36 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Feature - Crash Readers Awards
Page: 36 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Feature - http://www.crashonline.org.uk/38/awards.htm
Page: 88 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: News/Note
Page: 41 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Letters
Page: 45 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Letters
Page: 44 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips
Page: 44 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 49 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips
Issue: 1985/1
Page: 63
Article Type: News/Note - Rockman Files
Page: 5
Article Type: News/Note - Elite for Spectrum
Page: 9
Article Type: News/Note
Page: 7
Article Type: News/Note
Page: 20
Article Type: Feature - not a Spectrum article
Page: 13
Article Type: News/Note
Page: 15
Article Type: Feature - not a Spectrum article
Page: 12
Article Type: Nuevo
Page: 31
Article Type: Micromania
Page: 70
Article Type: Tokes
Page: 69
Article Type: Tokes
Issue: 1988/12
Page: 138
Article Type: Feature - Games That Take Over Your Life
Issue: 1989/4
Page: 436
Article Type: News/Note - One of the best
Page: 129
Article Type: Tips
Page: 9
Article Type: News/Note
Page: 95
Article Type: Tips
Page: 2 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: News/Note
Page: 44
Article Type: News/Note
Page: 5
Article Type: News/Note
Page: 4
Article Type: News/Note - Spectrum Elite has novel protection
Page: 6
Article Type: Tips
Page: 9
Article Type: Letters
Page: 6
Article Type: Tips
Page: 27
Article Type: Tips
Page: 27
Article Type: Tips
Issue: 1999/9
Page: 0
Article Type: Information - http://icemark.net/zx/SSD-III/servlet/ssd/title/exact/Elite
Page: 5 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: News/Note - http://www.sincuser.f9.co.uk/046/news.htm
Page: 16 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips
Page: 26 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips
Page: 22 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips
Page: 7 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: News/Note - http://www.sincuser.f9.co.uk/049/news.htm
Page: 30 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips
Page: 20 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips
Page: 20 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Tips
Page: 16 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 20 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: News/Note
Page: 15 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Issue: 1984/12
Page: 33
Article Type: Feature - not a Spectrum article
Page: 101
Article Type: Tips
Issue: 1988/8
Page: 15
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Issue: 1985/6
Page: 25
Article Type: Tips
Issue: 1985/11
Page: 23
Article Type: News/Note
Issue: 1986/1
Page: 20
Article Type: Tips
Page: 14
Article Type: Tips
Page: 17
Article Type: Letters - http://www.ysrnry.co.uk/articles/letters4.htm
Page: 38
Article Type: Tips
Page: 34
Article Type: Tips
Page: 19
Article Type: Letters - http://www.ysrnry.co.uk/articles/letters7.htm
Page: 26
Article Type: Tips
Page: 35
Article Type: Feature
Page: 31
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 25
Article Type: Tips
Page: 16
Article Type: Letters - http://www.ysrnry.co.uk/articles/letters18.htm
Page: 29
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 24
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 34
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 30
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 27
Article Type: Hack/Poke
Page: 28
Article Type: Feature - Elitism!
Page: 28
Article Type: Feature - http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~jg27paw4/yr20/yr20_28.htm
Page: 6
Article Type: Full-page ad
Page: 38
Article Type: Advert
Page: 39
Article Type: Advert
Page: 12
Article Type: Two-page ad
Page: 37
Article Type: Full-page ad
Page: 77
Article Type: Advert
Page: 4 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Full-page ad
Page: 151 (PDF) (VIEW)
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Page: 15 (PDF) (VIEW)
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Page: 57 (PDF) (VIEW)
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Article Type: Two-page ad
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Article Type: Full-page ad
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Page: 66 (PDF) (VIEW)
Article Type: Full-page ad
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Article Type: Two-page ad
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Article Type: Full-page ad
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