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Rayman 2: The Great Escape (1999)

Rayman 2: The Great Escape

Ubi Soft Entertainment Software

A gang of pirates have invaded Rayman’s world to seize its unique creatures and sell them to an intergalactic circus. Our mighty hero, Rayman, has been captured and stripped of his powers. He flees captivity and embarks on a dangerous mission to return to his conquered world where he must liberate all of his imprisoned friends from the pirates.

Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed (2000)

Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed

Electronic Arts, Inc.

Need for Speed is back with more! Drive over 80 different Porsches, from the first 356 Ferdinand to the 2000 911 Turbo over multiple tracks. Some tracks have alternate paths. Others are rally tracks where you go from one end of the track to the other instead of doing circuit racing.

Need for Speed: High Stakes (1999)

Need for Speed: High Stakes

Electronic Arts, Inc.

“Need 4 Speed” games always took a slight step into sequels, but this time it’s like a totally new dimension of playing. There are about 20 or such cars to choose, and you can play split-screened on the same computer, or via modem. You can hunt or be hunted, either way it’s difficult, but driving in the moonlight with fireworks in deep distance makes it worthy at least a look.

Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit (1998)

Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit

Electronic Arts, Inc.

In the third major installment of Electronic Arts’ Arcade racing series, there are several modes of play available. You have the standard race, with one big difference – now there are traffic cops out to ticket you for your excessive speed. Alternatively, you can take your turn with the radar gun and attempt to pull over speeding computer or human racers.

Need for Speed II (1997)

Need for Speed II

Electronic Arts, Inc.

Take control of eight Super Cars and race your way through six different tracks from Australia to Nepal. Much like the first in the series, the sequel has plenty of high performance cars to choose from, including the McLaren F1 or Ferrari F50 and a few concept cars, each handling differently.

Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure (1995)

Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure

Activision, Inc.

Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure is a side-scrolling action game in which you play adventurer Pitfall Harry Jr in search of his father Pitfall Harry. You battle your way through the Mayan jungles, waterfalls, deserted mines and can bungee jump and boomerang your way to safety. There are 13 levels and the action is fast and gripping. You will need to be attentive—and quick. Or prepare to die.

Sensible Soccer ’98: European Club Edition (1997)

Sensible Soccer ’98: European Club Edition

GT Interactive Software Europe Ltd.

Sensible Soccer European Club Edition is the followup sequel to Sensible Soccer ’98. The game now has all the club teams of Europe included. With many new features that have never been seen before.

Nickelodeon 3D Movie Maker (1995)

Nickelodeon 3D Movie Maker

Microsoft Kids

Nickelodeon 3D Movie Maker is an official expansion for the original 3D Movie Maker. Featuring popular characters from Nicktoons such as Rocko’s Modern Life, Ren & Stimpy and AAAHH!!! Real Monsters, directors are able to produce movies with a wide array of backgrounds, scenes, pre-rendered 3D models and sound cues, music and voices. This is a most-unheard expansion of the original 3D Movie Maker which can be found here.

Microsoft Flight Simulator 98 (1997)

Microsoft Flight Simulator 98

Microsoft Corporation

The “1998” version of the popular Microsoft series. Flight Simulator is aimed at enthusiasts that features 3000 airports and precise recreations of 45 cityscapes. Flight modeling is provided by experts in both military and aerobatic fields. Helicopters and pre-launch planes are among those included.

Microsoft Flight Simulator for Windows 95 (1996)

Microsoft Flight Simulator for Windows 95

Microsoft Corporation

This is the first Windows 9x version of the long running Microsoft Flight Simulator series. Featuring two new planes, the Boeing 737-400 and Extra 300S. Also new to this version are virtual pilot instruction, as well as a multimedia flight school, and photo-realistic satellite imaging.