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Grand Theft Auto

Grand Theft Auto

Grand Theft Auto The first Grand Theft Auto was created back in 1997 from DMA Design and I am proud to say the most hated sentence…. “I was playing GTA before it was cool”. The original game was a comedic action, driving free roamer ...
The Dig

The Dig

The Dig The Dig was released -after many a delay- in 1995 by Lucasarts and, despite failing to be a spectacular critical and commercial hit, should be considered one of the company’s most impressive offerings. Actually, I’d easily ...
Civilization II

Civilization II

Civilization II Just a quickie (oooo er) about Civilization II. After much twittering about this game the other day I decided to dust off my old PC copy and play it again. I found the disc in amongst a few other classics neatly stored away in a disc ...
battlechess

Battle Chess

Battle Chess I barely remember this one but it was in a way the first PC game I ever played and  that is why I am putting it here. Of course today there are countless chess games for the PC but this one was my first and I still remember how entertaining ...
Carmageddon II

Carmageddon II: Carpocalypse Now

Carmageddon II: Carpocalypse Now I am ashamed to admit it but the truth is that I have never played the original Carmageddon, what I do remember however is the hours I spent murdering people with my red shiny car listening to Iron Maiden’s Aces ...
Wonderland

Wonderland

Wonderland “Forgotten Classics” is a celebration of obscure PC games that weren’t released to widespread fanfare – or simply fell of the radar of gamers at the time of their release – and deserve a second look. In this installment: Wonderland, ...
Theme_Hospital

Theme Hospital

Theme Hospital This game comes from the golden era of Bullfrog where single player simulation games where indeed single player. In Theme Hospital you control and develop your own hospital, find cures to deceases and strive to keep the Grim Reaper away ...
Grim-Fandango - PC

Grim Fandango

Grim Fandango Tim Schafer is best known lately for the Doublefine Adventure Kickstarter project where he managed to get and spend a-ton of money for the development of his upcoming adventure game called Broken Age. But Tim Schafer’s greatest success ...
Syberia-Collection

The Syberia Collection

The Syberia Collection With the advent and admitted affordability of downloadable games one can easily forget just how lovely a properly packaged offering can actually feel. Yes, even by today’s meager standards, the physicality of a box, a modest ...
Worms - PC - Gameplay screenshot

Worms

Worms (1995) By: Team 17 / Ocean Genre: Strategy / Shooting Players: 1-4 Difficulty: Easy-Medium Featured Version: PC First Day Score: I’m a Worms master so I always win! 🙂 Also Available For: Amiga, CD32, Apple Mac, Game Boy, MegaDrive, ...
The Adventures of Willy Beamish - PC - gameplay screenshot

The Adventures of Willy Beamish

The Adventures of Willy Beamish From all the games I have ever played, there is only one I have firmly associated with Christmas and the whole wintery festive period (I sadly don’t seem to particularly care for this one much anymore, what with ...
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South Park

I wanted to do a review that had something do to with Thanksgiving even if it was a stretch and behold I found South Park. Published in 1999 from Acclaim this first person shooter features your four favorite characters from the show all voiced by the ...
Deathkeep - pc game - gameplay screenshot

Deathkeep

Deathkeep As I prepared for the excruciating experience of preparing my entry into the Review a Bad Game Day worldwide self-flagellation exercise, I realized two key historical gaming themes: first, the rise of the 3D adventure was not without its failures ...
Dune II The Building of a Dynasty - Gameplay Screenshot

Dune II: The Building of a Dynasty

Dune II: The Building of a Dynasty If Empire Deluxe was the mother of “just one more turn,” Dune II: The Building of a Dynasty was the father of real-time strategy games. Published in 1994 by Westwood Studios, Dune II was based on the David Lynch Dune movie, ...
Links 386 Pro

Links 386 Pro

Links 386 Pro Links 386 Pro was a game-changer when it arrived back in 1992.  Long before Tiger Woods was winning championships and wooing pretty birdies, Access Software had been making golf games.  Their first, Leader Board Golf for the Commodore ...
Blackwell Unbound artwork

Blackwell Unbound

Blackwell Unbound Blackwell Unbound is the second game in the Blackwell series by Wadjet Eye Games and thus a sequel of sorts to the excellent Blackwell Legacy indie point-and-click adventure game. Then again it also happens to be an enlightening prequel ...