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Beavis & Butt-Head: Do U

I suppose I should start by saying that what you probably expect is true – if you don’t already like Beavis and Butt-head, this game won’t convert you. They were also wearing out their welcome a little by 1998, but this review won’t deduct points simply because they were growing tiresome at the time. If […]

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Daryl F. Gates Police Quest: Open Season

Police Quest 4 seems to be an attempt to re-imagine the Police Quest franchise. Admittedly, I was getting a little tired of Sonny Bonds, his endless department transfers, and his ex-prostitute squeeze. Yet it also comes with the departure of Jim Walls, just when I felt he was getting good. I do not know the […]

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Sam & Max Hit The Road

Regular JGR readers may remember that my genre of choice is the good ol’ adventure game, with the pointing and the clicking and the fun for the whole family. I’ve played a lot of great ones and more than a few terrible ones, but when asked for my favorite, I continuously return to the first […]

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Beavis & Butt-Head: Virtual Stupidity

I loved Beavis and Butt-Head when it was on, and am provisionally excited that MTV has opted to bring the show back.  It got a bad rap for being 30 minutes of moronic, delinquent activity (okay… mostly true), but there was also some real wit, and deserved shots at the “establishment” in there during the […]

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Phantasmagoria 

Phantasmagoria

Roberta Williams’ big-budget go at making movies interactive features light gameplay and limited story, and some of the vilest murders you’ll ever see.

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Police Quest 3: The Kindred

The first two games in the Police Quest series, while certainly enjoyable in their own ways, seemed to be struggling to find their place. Through a combination of meager writing and some failed ideas, they never entirely attained the goal of being either an entertaining police drama, or a realistic police simulator. They were basically […]

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