Back when extreme sports were hitting the mainstream, 989 Studios’ 3Xtreme tried to cram multiple extreme sports into a single game.
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.
Frogger’s first 3D outing is unexpectedly his best.
Artdink’s hot air balloon game is a whirlwind of laid-back energy, where the control is taken out of your hands and there’s no wrong way to reach your destination.
Comparing two odd video game versions of Monopoly – one quirky, one intense – and what they say about the era they were released in.
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.
Sentient overwhelms you with the freedom to roam an active space station and absurdly detailed dialogue. How much of this is just for show?
Despite no convincing excuse to exist, Demolition tries to imagine an angle for a Star Wars-friendly car combat game.