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.
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.
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.