Category: single-player

STAR CONTROL II

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Star Control II was released on November 30, 1992 by Accolade. The game was developed by Toys for Bob. Star Control II is a top down action platform shooter. Like the original Star Control, the gameplay consists of open space exploration, talking to alien races, and engaging in space combat via ship. Your ship is …

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1 TO NIL SOCCER

1 To Nil Soccer was released circa November 2,1992 by Wizard Games. The game was developed by New Era Software. 1 To Nil Soccer is a soccer (football) simulator. 1 To Nil Soccer is a top down ASCII soccer manager. Yet, in spite of its limited graphics set (mostly consisting of ANSI ASCII)  the playability and …

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MORTAL KOMBAT

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Mortal Kombat was released on October 8, 1992 by Midway who also developed the game.Mortal Kombat is a 2D combat simulator. Midway sold about 24,000 machines. The development of the first game was originally based on an idea that Ed Boon and John Tobias had of making a video game starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, but as …

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SPEAR OF DESTINY

Spear of Destiny was released on September 18, 1992 by FormGen. The game was developed by id Software. Spear of Destiny is a first person shooter. Spear of Destiny is set as a prequel of the Wolfenstein series. The game itself consists of 21 levels, including two secret ones and a boss level. Two mission packs, serving …

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STREET FIGHTER II

Street Fighter II was released on June 10 1992 by Capcom who also developed the game. Street Fighter II is a 2 player fighing simulator. Street Fighter II takes over from the 1997 version of Street Fighter.  Unlike the original game, Street Fighter II was very successful. Over 200,000 machines were sold. Gameplay is similar but the …

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WOLFENSTEIN 3D

Wolfenstein 3D was released on May 5, 1992 by Apogee. The game was developed by id Software. Wolfenstein 3D is a run and gun shooter. Wolfenstein 3D made such a splash on 1992 that really started to show how the PC gaming was not the crap consoles were flogging.. It is widely regarded as having helped …

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ALIEN BREED

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Alien Breed was released on December 1, 1991 by Team 17 who also developed the game. Alien Breed is a top down run and gun action game. This game originally was developed on the Amiga and the PC version was released late in 1993. The game was based heavily, and unofficially, on the Alien films, …

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CATACOMB 3-D

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Catacomb 3-D was  released on November 10, 1991 by Softdisk. The game was developed by id Software. Catacomb 3-D is  first person shooter. This game has been repackaged several times since it first was released. Catacomb 3-D is the first game to really start offering a character based action shooter. The game also introduced the players …

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TERMINATOR 2: JUDGEMENT DAY

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Terminator 2: Judgement Day was released on October 31, 1991 by Miday who also developed the game. Terminator 2: Judgement Day is a fixed gun first person shooter. The machine has a pair of guns to support two players. The first four stages the player fights terminators that approach from the distance. The last 3 stages …

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HOVERTANK 3D

Hovertank 3D was released in April 1991 by Softdisk. The Game was developed by id Software.Hovertank 3D is a first person shooter. The first 3D PC game ever! Hovertank 3D debuted the amazing technology that was used to usher in the first person shooter genre with Wolfenstein 3D. You are mercenary Brick Sledge, and …

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