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Star Wars: Rebel Assault II – The Hidden Empire (1993)

Star Wars: Rebel Assault II – The Hidden Empire

LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC

Following his successes for the Rebel Alliance in the previous game, the adventures of the starfighter pilot “Rookie One” continue. While out scouting in the Dreighton Nebula, Rookie One’s patrols receive a distress call from a freighter. As this is an area where ships are known to disappear, any deviation from the flight path is dangerous. But what they find is an Imperial presence where there shouldn’t be one… and a new secret project to bring about the destruction of the Rebel Alliance.

Star Wars: Rebel Assault (1993)

Star Wars: Rebel Assault

Softgold Computerspiele GmbH

You play a Rebel space cadet and have various missions to complete: Flying starships, destroying Walkers, infiltrating an enemy base etc. All viewpoints and gameplay is through the use of motion video backdrops.

The Need for Speed (1995)

The Need for Speed

Electronic Arts, Inc.

Drive some of your favourite sports cars through wild and fast tracks, including the Dodge Viper, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Porshe, Corvette, Mazda RX7, Toyota Supra Turbo, and Acura NSX. Some of the tracks are open road, meaning you simply fly down a huge highway, with cops following in hot pursuit. One of the options in the game allows you to pick which time of the day to race in.

Space Pirates (1994)

Space Pirates

American Laser Games, Inc.

Another in the series of slugfest games by American Laser Games is Space Pirates. While it resembles The Last Bounty Hunter and Drug Wars, it is science-fiction oriented and presents a space theme.

WolfPack (1990)

WolfPack

Brøderbund Software, Inc.

In this WW2 combat simulation one or two players can take command of one of three different sets of naval vessels. German U-boats, U.S. destroyers or Allied merchant ships are there, waiting for the right commands. They operate in small groups, just as the real things did in WW2. Full status screens tell you what state your boat is in at any time. It’s possible to play one of the twelve built-in scenarios or an self-created scenario. The game has no career mode.

Z (1996)

Z

Virgin Interactive Entertainment, Inc.

Real-time strategy game with a difference: you fight for control of the sectors, some of which contains manufactories which can gain you additional units. Touch the “flag” in the sector and it’s yours. Capture the sector before the new unit comes out of the manufactory and the new unit is yours. With six different robots (different armaments and armor and speed), multiple vehicles (from jeeps to tanks) the robots can utilize, your ultimate objective is to destroy the opponent’s base… And prevent him from doing the same to you…

NBA Live 96 (1996)

NBA Live 96

Electronic Arts, Inc.

As with all games in the NBA Live series you can draft, trade and edit players. Play a full season, exhibition or just the playoffs. 96 includes 29 teams including the expansion Toronto and Vancouver teams.

Pools of Darkness (1991)

Pools of Darkness

Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Ten years have passed and your party returns to the city where it started, Phlan. The city is thriving, and looks quite idealic. But a sinister force is lurking deep in the shadows…

Pool of Radiance (1988)

Pool of Radiance

Strategic Simulations, Inc.

You and and your party first help the city of Phlan defeat the evils that threaten it, then search for the legendary Pool of Radiance.

Star Wars: TIE Fighter (1994)

Star Wars: TIE Fighter

LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC

You are a member of the Imperial Navy, eager to fight the Rebel Alliance and other scum to strengthen the rule of Darth Vader and the Emperor.