Spectaculator for Android now available!

In April 1982, Sir Clive Sinclair launched what was to become one of the most popular home computers ever made – the Sinclair ZX Spectrum.

Spectaculator is a ZX Spectrum emulator that takes you back to the 1980s – to the golden era of 8-bit gaming!

Includes the officially licensed ‘Stephen Crow Anthology’:
©1983-2013 Stephen Crow. All rights reserved.

  • Factory Breakout
  • Firelord
  • Laser Snaker
  • Starquake
  • Wizard’s Lair


  • Desktop quality ZX Spectrum emulation – games and other programs run just like on a real ZX Spectrum.
  • Play in portrait or landscape orientations.
  • Save your game progress (four saved game slots per game).
  • Enter pokes (cheats) for infinite lives, shields etc.
  • Lookup game hints, tips and maps.
  • Play in black and white with TV screen simulation for the ultimate 1980s experience!
  • Type on a virtual ZX Spectrum keyboard.
  • Use external Bluetooth or USB keyboards.
  • Choose authentic cassette loading or fast play.
  • Program in Sinclair BASIC.
  • Play using an external arcade controller (Bluetooth or USB gamepads such as an Xbox 360 controller or iControlPad).
  • Use gestures (pans, taps and swipes) to control games.

Additional Features In The Full Version

Add your own games!

  • Upload and play .TAP/.TZX cassette files and .SZX/.Z80/.SNA snapshots

Get an additional 19 officially licensed ZX Spectrum games to play (included in the upgrade):

  • 3D Starstrike by Realtime Games Software
  • Auf Wiedersehen Monty by Gremlin Graphics
  • Avenger by Gremlin Graphics
  • Bounder by Gremlin Graphics
  • Cyclone by Vortex Software
  • Dynamite Dan by Rod Bowkett/Mirrorsoft
  • Highway Encounter by Vortex Software
  • Jack The Nipper by Gremlin Graphics
  • Krackout by Gremlin Graphics
  • Jekyll & Hyde by Zenobi Software
  • Metabolis by Gremlin Graphics
  • Monty On The Run by Gremlin Graphics
  • On The Run by Design Design
  • Revolution by Vortex Software
  • Tau Ceti by Pete Cooke/CRL
  • The Way Of The Tiger by Gremlin Graphics
  • Albatrossity by Jonathan Cauldwell
  • Battery’s Not Precluded by Jonathan Cauldwell
  • The Fantastic Mister Fruity by Jonathan Cauldwell

… with more available from the in-app shop.

Additional Game Packs

The following officially licensed game packs are available from the in-app shop:

Design Design Games Pack

  • 5 Games. Includes Halls of the Things, Dark Star, Forbidden Planet

Gremlin Graphics Vol. 1

  • 6 games. Includes Wanted! Monty Mole, Skate Crazy, Thing Bounces Back

Gremlin Graphics Vol. 2

  • 5 games. Includes Jack The Nipper II: In Coconut Capers, North Star, Grumpy Gumphrey – Supersleuth

Gremlin Graphics Vol. 3

  • 4 games. Includes Switchblade, Trailblazer, Percy The Potty Pigeon, Monty Is Innocent

Odin Computer Graphics Anthology

  • 9 games. Includes Nodes Of Yesod, Robin Of The Wood, Heartland

Realtime Games Pack

  • Starstrike II
  • 3D Tank Duel

Vortex Anthology

  • 6 games. Includes Alien Highway, Deflektor, T.L.L. (Tornado Low Level)

Zenobi Adventure Pack Vol. 1

  • 6 games. Includes Aura-Scope, The Gods of War, Leopold The Minstrel

Zenobi Adventure Pack Vol. 2

  • 6 games. Includes The Khangrin Plans, The Krazy Kartoonist Kaper, A Murder Mystery Weekend

Zenobi Adventures Vol. 3

  • 5 games. Includes The Apprentice, The Bardic Rite, Jester Quest, Knight Life, Mutiny!

The following single games are available from the in-app shop:

  • Carrier Command
  • Dynamite Dan II
  • Frank N. Stein
  • Laser Squad
  • Lords Of Chaos
  • The Lords Of Midnight

Download Spectaculator now and start playing the games of yesteryear all over again!

Get it on Google Play