Highlander was a video game tie-in to the Highlander franchise. It was released in 1986 by Ocean Software. It was not popular in magazine reviews. Sinclair User gave it two stars of five and called it "a golden turkey". Also giving it the "golden turkey award". The game was described as a bad port of standard fighting games at the time. Crash gave it an overall score of 57% and called it "totally boring and quite unplayable". ZZap64 gave it an overall score of 30% and wrote "This is a real case of a film tie-in rip-off".