Tagged: online multiplayer

Screenshot from Gunman Chronicles

Gunman Chronicles Shooter category

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.

Screenshot from Lexi-Cross

Lexi-Cross Board category

Step onto the set of the future of television – a faithful reproduction of 1970s game shows at their best and worst.

Screenshot from Liquid War 5

Liquid War 5 Strategy category

From the bones of the strategy genre comes this liquid-y war game where fighting is about filling up the right spaces.

Screenshot from Lode Runner 2

Lode Runner 2 Puzzle category

When the Lode Runner series moved into 3D, it got more overwhelming, frustrating, and delightful.

Screencapture of the Majestic and EA Games logos from a publicity video by Mercury Multimedia

Majestic Other category

Electronic Arts’s wildly ambitious, disruptive boondoggle tried to start a revolution of collaborative media experiences for an audience years away from accepting it. (September 11 didn’t help either.)

Screenshot from MissionForce: CyberStorm

MissionForce: CyberStorm Strategy category

MissionForce: CyberStorm‘s complex strategic gameplay underscores a dark narrative about the invasive, soulless logic of endless war.

Screenshot from The Time Warp of Dr. Brain

The Time Warp of Dr. Brain Educational categoryPuzzle category

Time Warp seasons the Dr. Brain formula with historical action games that, while thematically sound, are arguably a step back in quality.

Screenshot from Tom Clancy's ruthless.com

Tom Clancy’s ruthless.com Strategy category

The dot-com bubble meets spy novel espionage in ruthless.com, a wild game of corporate warfare by Tom Clancy’s studio Red Storm Entertainment that reflects the exciting empty promises of the late-90s tech industry.

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