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Super-VGA Harrier (1993)

Super-VGA Harrier

Domark Software, Inc.

Super-VGA Harrier is an upgraded version of AV-8B Harrier Assault, but modified to use SVGA resolution (640×480), otherwise, the game is identical. You lead a marine expeditionary force trying to occupy West Timor. At your command is a full Amphibious Assault Group, including ships, helicopters, Harriers, landing crafts, and more. The campaign is full real-time and you can play only as the commander if you wish to.

Walls of Rome (1993)

Walls of Rome

Mindcraft Software, Inc.

Walls Of Rome is a strategy title that involves real-time combat between the Roman Empire and their enemies, the Carthaginians and the Celts. The game can be played as either single battles, or as a string of related battles in a campaign. Units and locations are historical, with the foot soldiers, and artillery of the times. The game can be paused at any time to give orders, and time flow can be adjusted. The game has a built in editor, in which you can edit either the battle forces, or the map the battle will be played on, allowing for extended replay value.

Raiden (1994)

Raiden

Bignet U.S.A., Inc.

In the year 2090, Earth is invaded by extra-terrestrials. The World Alliance of Nations has developed a supersonic attack fighter, Raiden, to defend the Earth. A pilot must take control of the experimental fighter to destroy the alien warships that just happen to look like odd variations of typical military tanks and planes with gadgets attached to them.

Superhero League of Hoboken (1994)

Superhero League of Hoboken

Legend Entertainment Company

This game is an Adventure/RPG hybrid set in a post-apocalyptic wasteland in the northeastern US. Toxic pollution and war have reduced the US to a state of anarchy except for the occasional city-state.

Wembley Rugby League (1996)

Wembley Rugby League

Audiogenic Software Ltd.

Having previously recreated the more internationally famed rugby union with World Class Rugby, Audiogenic switched their attention to Rugby League, using the same game engine.

WarCraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal (1996)

WarCraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal

Blizzard Entertainment Inc.

After destroying the mystic gate into Azeroth, the Humans discover that the rift which allows the Orcs passage into their world still exists. Human forces must now venture beyond the Dark Portal into Orcish lands to put an end to the threat of yet another invasion by the hordes.

The Scottish Open: Carnoustie Virtual Golf (1995)

The Scottish Open: Carnoustie Virtual Golf

Core Design Ltd.

In the golf simulator you are allowed to win in Scottish Open on Championship Golf Courses, including The Bowery, Kilmarney, Penperro, and Carnoustie. There are many players in the game, who can rise during the playing. You can choose, edit or create one of them. Choosing a club, striking a ball, and counting turns, you have to beat your opponents, taking into account wind and height of landscape. The game employs 3 different camera angles to capture the most realistic aspect on the course.

The Terminator: Rampage (1993)

The Terminator: Rampage

Bethesda Softworks LLC

Rampage is one of the early FPS based mostly on Wolf 3d’s impact rather than Doom. As such, the game is a maze-like shooting gallery were you play a special forces commando sent back in time from 2024 to 1984 in order to destroy the Meta-Node, a minotaur-like machine sent to the past by Skynet to take over the Cyberdyne building and start mass-producing cyborgs.

Rick Davis’s World Trophy Soccer (1989)

Rick Davis’s World Trophy Soccer

Virgin Games, Inc.

This football simulation focuses on international football, allowing you to play a tournament or single friendly matches. Up to 8 human players can be involved in the tournament. Options include three skill levels, variable match lengths and a choice of sound or music (or both on some versions).

The Terminator: Future Shock (1995)

The Terminator: Future Shock

Bethesda Softworks LLC

In Terminator: Future Shock you are a part of the human resistance who fights against the machines of SkyNet in the wreckage of Los Angeles. This game is a first person game, and as it came out before Quake, was the first game with free look. It has been compared to Quake (as has its sequel SkyNet). It has an evolving story and missions with a military feel, including briefings in which you can talk to several people and gather info, to the way the missions play out. There are 17 different weapons available.