When the Lode Runner series moved into 3D, it got more overwhelming, frustrating, and delightful.
The third game in the Dr. Brain series is quite fun because of its multi-subject education – not in spite of it.
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.
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.
Microsoft Home’s Jurassic reference guide upends the digital encyclopedia model by showing the relations between articles, even if its information is out-of-date.
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…
Comparing two odd video game versions of Monopoly – one quirky, one intense – and what they say about the era they were released in.
Birds are all around us, and birds are very pretty. This virtual cross-country birding adventure does a great job teaching those two facts to kids.
Noir recreates the world of a generic 1940s detective story with incredible production values and the genre’s trademark convoluted plotting.
Like a short story anthology, Odyssey: The Legend of Nemesis brings allegories to life through strong narrative design and characterization.