Final Fantasy
 

Final Fantasy

Da-da-da,-da-da, dah-da-daaa!

 
Doom RPG (J2ME)
 

Doom RPG (J2ME)

Cast Boomstick. It's super effective.

 
Wizardry: The Legacy of Llylgamyn – The Third Scenario
 

Wizardry: The Legacy of Llylgamyn – The Third Scenario

Our characters had sex.

 

The Lawnmower Man

Remember virtual reality? What pretty reasonably looked like the future of modern computing ended up being little more than a 90s fad. But what a fad it was. I remember playing at a mall kiosk, goggles, gloves and all. I bought a book/CD combo filled with examples of up-and-coming virtual reality engines. You’d load the […]

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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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