Earth 2150
 

Earth 2150

Third Rock Into the Sun

 
Super Widget
 

Super Widget

Robo-Widget Engaged.

 
Command & Conquer (N64)
 

Command & Conquer (N64)

Silos needed.

 

Blood

Everybody knows about Doom. Even people who have never touched a game in their lives (I’m looking at YOU, current “Reactionist Politician of the Month”) know about Doom. For sheer fact of the press it received, it secured its place in history. But less publicized are the results of the expected corporate reaction to such […]

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Lethal Enforcers

Lethal Enforcers is such an obvious spawn of 70’s – 80’s’s crime drama cinema that I remember standing in the arcade, looking at the cabinet for the first time, and announcing “It’s about fuckin’ time!” The first scene in the game is the robbery of a bank that looks exactly like the one from Heat […]

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The 7th Guest

Anyone who entered into a software store around 1993 has probably heard of, or vaguely remembers, The 7th Guest. Its hype and sales roughly equal those of Myst, and probably would have remained just as legendary, if it hadn’t turned into something of a one-hit-wonder. Otherwise, 7th (I refuse to call it by its cutesy-ass […]

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Jaws

Jaws isn’t a bad idea for a video game villain. He’s big, he’s tough, and he likes to eat people, which is always a plus. Even the idea of hunting him through the deep expanse of the ocean sounds like the potential for good gaming. The problem is that this hunt is the entire game, […]

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Wolfenstein 3D 

Wolfenstein 3D

B.J. Blazkowicz is breaking out, breaking in, and breaking down Hitler’s front door.

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Alien Trilogy 

Alien Trilogy

I was introduced to this game as an early Playstation title. I remember rumblings about it when the PS launched, and was certainly looking forward to it, considering I like the films, and the PS launch first-person-shooters were the likes of the heinous Kileak: The DNA Imperative. As it turned out, Alien Trilogy was overall […]

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