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Oddworld: Abe’s Exoddus (1998)

Oddworld: Abe’s Exoddus

GT Interactive Software Corp.

After saving his pals from certain doom, Abe is visited by three Mudokan spirits, who tell him that the Glukkons have captured more Mudokons, putting them to work in their mines and factories producing SoulStorm Brew. To make matters worse, the Glukkons are not only forcing live Mudokons to labor away in the mines, they’re also disturbing the spirits of dead Mudokons. It’s once again up to Abe to save his friends, and help the spirits of the dead rest in peace. The sequel to the hit title, Abe’s Oddysee.

Star Wars: Dark Forces (1995)

Star Wars: Dark Forces

LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC

Dark Forces is LucasArts’ first attempt to enter the 1st person shooter market. Instead of licensing the Doom engine, the company created its own which has more 3D elements than ID Software’s, with the ability to look up and down, and to jump and crouch.

Worms (1995)

Worms

Ocean Software Ltd.

Worms is a turn-based strategy game. It features up to 4 teams of 4 worms, aiming to destroy the others on a generated terrain. Each worm has 100 hit points, and dies when his hit points fall to 0. Upon death, a worm explodes, causing damage to everyone around.

Quake (1996)

Quake

id Software, Inc.

An enemy with the codename ‘‘Quake’‘, which is believed to come from another dimension, is using teleporter gates to invade Earth. The player takes the role of a nameless soldier who arrives at his base only to find out Quake has overrun it and killed everyone. Somewhere in the base there must be a teleporter to Quake’s realm. The mission is clear: take the fight to the enemy, overcoming countless hordes of monsters, and exact revenge.

Zork: The Great Underground Empire (1983)

Zork: The Great Underground Empire

Infocom, Inc.

Zork: The Great Underground Empire is a classic text adventure game. You begin as an “adventurer” standing near a white house in a nice forest, but soon you set foot in the Great Underground Empire, where most of the game takes place. Your quest is to collect the Nineteen Treasures of Zork.

Starflight (1986)

Starflight

Electronic Arts, Inc.

A long time ago, a great empire comprised of Humans, Velox, Thrynn and Elowan ruled the stars. The Empire’s currency was an energy source called Endurium. But something happened and this empire is no more. Furthermore, the small colony world named Arth has forgotten this heritage and technology. 1000 years have since passed and the people of Arth have rediscovered archaeological evidence of their empire. Using these discoveries, they create spaceships and form the Interstel corporation to govern the fleet. It’s time to take the first steps back into space… but could it be the same enemy that destroyed the Empire still exists?

Street Fighter II (1992)

Street Fighter II

U.S. Gold Ltd.

The original Street Fighter II is a famous fighting game. Players select from one of eight characters: Ryu, Ken, Blanka, E. Honda, Zangief, Chun Li, Guile and Dhalsim to do battle with. They must then use their combat strengths to defeat the other seven fighters followed by four boss characters: M. Bison, Vega, Sagat and Balrog. Each character represents a certain country and has their own reasons for wanting to win against the others.

Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel (1992)

Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel

Sierra On-Line, Inc.

A remake of the original Police Quest game, the new version uses VGA graphics and a mouse-based point and click interface to guide police officer Sonny Bonds through the investigation of the criminal the Death Angel.

Street Rod (1989)

Street Rod

California Dreams

Year is 1963 and you’re one of the hotshots aspiring to be king of the county. You’re given a small sum of money to buy your first car. Tune it for maximum performance and off you go. In the diner where other hotshots are waiting to take your prized possession, you race for money and pink slips and if you win, you get to take home their cars!