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Star Wars: Rebellion

It had to happen eventually. The only thing LucasArts loved more than pimping out its Star Wars franchise, was staying on the cutting edge of technology. So when galactic conquest simulations became the new buzzword, you could have bet dollars to doughnuts that you’d be seeing a galactic conquest simulation Star Wars game. This is […]

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Blade Runner

Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner is widely regarded as a visual masterpiece. It’s also quite a moody piece that questions morality and humanity throughout. These are interesting ideas to fold into an interactive adventure, in addition to the fantastic visual style of the film, but unfortunately they don’t all make it in quite the way that […]

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Alien vs Predator (Jaguar) 

Alien vs Predator (Jaguar)

Play as an Alien, Predator, or Colonial Marine on a doomed space station, with the other two factions out for your blood.

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Star Wars: X-Wing (1998)

No one can really deny that the Rebellion picked the tough road when they decided to rise up against the numbers and might of the Empire, unless of course you argue that good always triumphs over evil. Unfortunately, unless you’re Luke Skywalker himself, X-Wing will quickly prove this to be a rare case. It’s one […]

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Star Wars: Dark Forces

It had to happen eventually. The only thing LucasArts loved more than pimping out its Star Wars franchise, was staying on the cutting edge of technology. So when Doom became the new buzzword, you could have bet dollars to doughnuts that you’d be seeing an first-person-shooter Star Wars game. This is that game. Dark Forces […]

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Star Wars: TIE Fighter (1998)

TIE Fighter is a natural sequel to the X-Wing series, allowing you to play the Empire’s side of the story. The game takes place between the second and third movies, and after X-Wing, so you won’t be playing through the same missions again. Interestingly, you don’t get the feeling that you’re playing for the “bad […]

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