Biosys is an environmental simulation in the form of an adventure game, a bold combination that stretches both parts.
Tagged: live action
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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 roller coaster ride with an attitude.
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.
This early CD-ROM novel by Hyperbole Studios imagines how to tell a story across multiple perspectives and mediums, an inventive idea even though the story is muddled.
The live-action interactive Wild West movie Mirage is an incoherently surreal fiasco. Turns out there’s a surprising reason why it’s so confusing…
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.
Noir recreates the world of a generic 1940s detective story with incredible production values and the genre’s trademark convoluted plotting.