Biosys is an environmental simulation in the form of an adventure game, a bold combination that stretches both parts.
Tagged: live action
We made recipes from CD-ROM cookbooks. Here are our thoughts about them and their (mostly terrific) food.
Combining first-person shooters and strategic simulation around a specific location is a brilliant concept. Defcon 5 implements it in an extremely flawed way, though enough that you can see what works.
Behold, a great awful game: Gooch Grundy’s X-Decathlon‘s astounding silliness frees its nonsensical sports from the need to be good or playable.
Technical constraints and a very brief length prevent Hell Cab from being more than a saucy roller coaster ride.
The Journeyman Project has a brilliant vision of the future, unique among games of its time, that tackles a great paperback science fiction premise with maturity and hope.
With its creative, pulpy setting wasted on D-level writing, Noctropolis is an ambitious misfire of the highest order. It’s a game as beautiful and intricate as it is mesmerizingly lousy.
Real World’s multimedia art collage uses its fragmentation to reveal anxieties about relationships and social behavior, an inventiveness that outpaces the parts dedicated to Peter Gabriel’s music.
Stark, frightening, silly, muddled, complicated – the multimedia collaboration between performance artist Laurie Anderson and the Voyager Company is a fragmented reflection on the murkiness of the electronic age.
B-movie horror studio Full Moon Features at one point planned to release CD-ROM games and software. I found prototypes of their two titles and have released them into the wild.