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.
The Journeyman Project has a brilliant vision of the future, a standout among games of its time, that tackles a great paperback science fiction premise with maturity and hope.
The awesome action in Kobo Deluxe moves so smoothly that you can play it without thinking.
With zero words and hundreds of clicky buttons, Haruhiko Shono’s early CD-ROM adventure game L-ZONE paints an ambient, musical portrait of a mysterious planet where machines are equally fun and foreboding.
Step onto the set of the future of television – a faithful reproduction of 1970s game shows at their best and worst.
Cyberflix’s sci-fi opus – an early stab at a narrative-driven shooter – largely fails as both an action game and an adventure game, though there’s glimpses of something innovative under the surface.
A combination of random events and speculative fiction creates drama in this game’s virtual auction house. Does it matter that we can’t separate the randomness from the intentional storytelling and character? (This article includes a history of the game’s rocky production.)
MissionForce: CyberStorm‘s complex strategic gameplay underscores a dark narrative about the invasive, soulless logic of endless war.
Perihelion takes place in an epic doom-metal psycho-apocalypse, and the game can never live up to that description.
Gaming’s awkward evolution from 2D to 3D is on display in this 1997 sports game, which, interestingly, isn’t as extreme as it sounds.