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Twisted Metal 2 (1997)

Twisted Metal 2

Sony Interactive Studios America

Twisted Metal features destructive car combat, playable either as a complete tournament or a single match The action takes place in 8 different locations around the world, on differing surfaces, many featuring destructible buildings and landmarks.

The Incredible Toon Machine (1994)

The Incredible Toon Machine

Sierra On-Line, Inc.

This release updates Sid & Al’s Incredible Toons. In the predecessor, the key for this game is puzzle-solving, but the Toons adds a whole range of in-puzzle animations that increase the entertainment value of this release. It has 130 new mind-crushing puzzles, a player versus player mode., and a “Hometoons” facility to design your own levels.

Mega Man X4 (1998)

Mega Man X4

Capcom Entertainment, Inc.

Mega Man X, the reploid leader of the 17th unit Maverick Hunters, and his best friend Zero have to stop a reploid rebellion. Each of them gets involved in a different way and you can play as either character through the parallel stories.

Mega Man X5 (2000)

Mega Man X5

Capcom Co., Ltd.

Years after the Reploid Wars, all seems peaceful in the world. But peace was not meant to last forever. When the “Eurasia” space colony is attacked by an unknown virus, the call goes out! X and Zero are called back into action to help destroy the colony, which is now on a collision course with Earth, and is expected to collide into the planet in only 16 hours! At the same time, guess who decides to show up once again…give you a hint: his name is a Greek letter.

The Curse of Monkey Island (1997)

The Curse of Monkey Island

LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC

This third installment of the legendary series features a similar kind of gameplay with wacky characters and insane puzzles. The interface is more simple and comfortable, and the graphics are now sharp, cartoon-style SVGA.

Planescape Torment (1999)

Planescape Torment

Interplay Entertainment Corp.

Featuring the real-time-with-pause Infinity Engine, employed in “Baldur’s Gate”, this is a role-playing game using a heavily altered variation of the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, 2nd Edition, rules. The flexible customization of the main character allows you to make him virtually anything you want to, and the party of unique and grotesque characters is almost as customizable as the hero himself. Unlike most other RPGs, your hero can’t permanently die in this game, with the exception of the very last and the most dangerous quest.

Worms 2 (1997)

Worms 2

MicroProse Software, Inc.

The worms are back, powered by a brand new graphics engine. The main gameplay hasn’t changed, and the purpose of the game is the same as before: exterminate the army of worms of your opponent.

Mission Critical (1995)

Mission Critical

Legend Entertainment Company

First-person graphic adventure. It is 2134, and the human race has been at war for 50 years since the Alliance declared independence from the stifling rule of the UN and its anti-technology policies. The Alliance is losing the war to the UN’s greater numbers, but recently, Alliance scientists discovered an alien artifact on the planet Persephone.

Shockwave Assault (1995)

Shockwave Assault

Electronic Arts, Inc.

In Shock Wave, the player takes the role of a rookie pilot, defending the Earth from an alien invasion. From the cockpit of the F-177 fighter, one shoots at the alien walkers and fighters with lasers and missiles, rearming and refueling at supply depots when necessary. The story is told with live-action cutscenes.

Quake II (1997)

Quake II

Activision, Inc.

A sequel in name only, this follow up to id’s 1996 Quake, is a first-person shooter revolving around the Earth-Strogg war. The Strogg alien race threatens the Earth, but Earth has launched a counter-offensive, Operation Alien Overlord. Overlord takes the battle to the Strogg homeworld with the ultimate objective of securing their capitol city and killing their ruler.