RETRO GAMES

Magic: The Gathering

Before Magic: The Gathering Online became a huge success, Microprose released this superb little strategy game.
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Sonic's Schoolhouse

What is this I don't even

I don't remember ever getting this game, but it's not hard to imagine why I have it…

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The Curse of Monkey Island

Yes, Monkey Island 1 defined the point & click genre and Le Chuck’s revenge was an incredible sequel that upped the graphics, puzzles and game-play…

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Outlaws

There are certain sterotypes we all love; the ninja, the pirate, the zombie and the cowboy…

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Civilization II

Way back in 1996 I was craving for another Civilisation game, I had played the first civilisation on the Amiga 500 and I was hooked, CIV II on the PC looked a thing of beauty…

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Morrowind

okay this game is not retro but since it was released I have never stopped playing it…

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Half Life: Blue Shift

Half Life Blue shift sees the event at Black Meza through the eyes of one of my favourite characters in the Half life Universe, Barney…

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StarCraft

Starcraft is regarded as a very fast-paced game – we all marvel at manic Koreans whose fingers flurry with a dizzying click-per-minute ratio that would outpace hummingbirds – but it's a slow-paced experience which has settled into my memory…

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SubTerra2

SubTerra is an exciting puzzle game requiring a good mixture of reflex action and thoughtful planning…

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Raiden II

When I first found Raiden II for Windows I thought it would be a rubbish conversion, much like the original Raiden for DOS…

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Frogger

My first taste of being obsessed with gaming, Frogger was fantastic…

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Deus Ex

What is there to say about Dues Ex other than “best game EVER!”?

Duex Ex (DX) came out in 2000 not long after the first Matrix film…

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Fallout 2

Sequels are notorious things within the realms of film and video games; they often suffer from a lack of development or a move so far away from the original concept it alienates fans of the developing series…

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Fahrenheit

Without wishing to get embroiled in a "Retro or not?" RETRO-WAR, I put forth Fahrenheit, because retro or not (Ok, its not)- its a true classic already…

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Stay Tooned

An action-adventure 'point-and-click' game that really looked like it was made for kids, in fact was fun for gamers of all ages and animation fans…

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A Tale of Two Kingdoms

A Tale of Two Kingdoms is an epic faerie tale, in the classic style of the famous Sierra and LucasArts graphical adventure games…

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Magic & Mayhem

Julian Gollop & Mythos Games teamed up to produce the updated version of Chaos in 1998 with online multiplayer battles…

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Grim Fandango

I first played this game when I was 16 years old, at the time I was looking for a good adventure game…

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Tomb Raider II

Lara Croft's second adventure managed to top the thrilling first game in almost every aspect…

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Tomb Raider

This thrilling action adventure spawned one of todays best known icons in the gaming world: Lara Croft…

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Wing Commander

Origin, Richard Garriott's legendary company and home of the Ultima series, released Wing Commander back in 1990 and proved that DOS PCs (IBM compatibles -remember?) were finally overtaking the Amiga and them 16-bit consoles in terms of gaming-focused power…

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Rogue squadron

Rogue squadron had great graphics and sound for the time that it came out, with simple arcade game play…

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Half-Life: Opposing Force

This highly entertaining add-on added nothing completely new to the original HALF-LIFE formula but it offered a thrilling alternative view on the events you experienced in the first installment – and that pretty much rocked!

Instead of playing one of the scientists, you took control of one of those army soldiers you were fighting in the first game…

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