Tag Archives: 00s

Ballistics Racing category

Plenty of better racing games exist than Ballistics. None can match its unbelievable, outrageous speeds.

Blob Wars: Metal Blob Solid Action categoryPlatform category

Though not the hard-hitting action title its gruff hero might imply, Metal Blob Solid offers well- level design and demonstrates the amateur ingenuity of the early open-source game movement.

Gunman Chronicles Shooter category

This officially sanctioned modification of Half-Life catches the shooter genre mid-growth, sandwiched between a history of dark corridors and the promise of expansiveness.

kiki the nano bot Platform categoryPuzzle category

Gravity, space, and direction are torn to pieces by kiki the nano bot‘s mind-bending antics, possibly too much so.

Majestic Other category

Electronic Arts’s wildly ambitious, disruptive boondoggle tried to start a revolution of collaborative media experiences for an audience years away from accepting it. (September 11 didn’t help either.)

Roller Coaster Factory Simulation category

This bait-and-switch roller coaster game captures none of the joy of building, riding, or even looking at a theme park ride. (It burned me out of the entire genre as a kid, so pardon me while I rip into it for a while.)

World Empire series Strategy category

The World Empire war game pentalogy adds a layer of political pragmatism to Risk and captures a decade of stylistic change in gaming.