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.
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H.E.D.Z. has 225 characters – one of the largest, strangest groups ever assembled – and not much else.
Step onto the set of the future of television – a faithful reproduction of 1970s game shows at their best and worst.
From the bones of the strategy genre comes this liquid-y war game where fighting is about filling up the right spaces.
When the Lode Runner series moved into 3D, it got more overwhelming, frustrating, and delightful.
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.)
MissionForce: CyberStorm‘s complex strategic gameplay underscores a dark narrative about the invasive, soulless logic of endless war.
Gaming’s awkward evolution from 2D to 3D is on display in this 1997 sports game, which, interestingly, isn’t as extreme as it sounds.
Time Warp seasons the Dr. Brain formula with historical action games that, while thematically sound, are arguably a step back in quality.
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.