Browsing all articles tagged with sci-fi.

Out of This World

Delphine Software, who you may recognize as the name behind Flashback, first created this equally interesting sci-fi tale (called “Another World” outside North America) while Conrad Hart was just a twinkle in his daddy’s eye. Truly a poster-child for “cinematic gameplay,” Out of This World plays like a collection of cutscenes and movie-esque action moments. […]

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Loadstar

Loadstar, an interactive movie from Rocket Science Games, is all about the trials and pitfalls of interplanetary trucking. It follows the story of one brave king of the proverbial space road, Tully “Iron Dog” Bodine, as he’s looking for one last haul so that he can retire and settle down with his sweetcheeks. He’s approached […]

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Phalanx

It’s story time here at JGR, and today’s tale finds myself along with the legendary Static_A_Matic standing in the local Funcoland looking for victims, by which I mean new games to review. Laying in the bin, we come across a game adorned with a picture of an old prospector with a banjo on the cartridge. […]

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The Lawnmower Man

Hidden out in the backwoods of a small town, a shady government agency runs “The Shop” – an institute developing advanced virtual technologies. Their funding comes from secret virtual experiments to train chimpanzees in combat, with the intent of sending them out into warzones too dangerous for humans. At roughly the same time, a doctor […]

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Flashback: The Quest for Identity

Mix equal parts of They Live and Total Recall, add in a healthy dose of style, and you get this awesome action/adventure scroller. You play as Conrad Hart, a man who has just evaded imprisonment and been shot down over the jungles of Saturn’s moon, Titan. You have no recollection of your own identity or […]

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The Terminator (SNES)

I would consider myself something of a fan of the original Terminator film. And if you’ve read the Genesis review, you know how they screwed that one up. Therefore, it is with great delight that I present you with this little gem; a much better attempt at a scrolling game based on the first film. […]

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