Category: shooter

STARLANCER

Starlancer was released March 31, 2000 by Microsoft Game Studios. The game was developed by Digital Anvil. Starlancer is space combat simulator. Starlancer is a video game that simulates combat in space.  The game is spectacular considering its release date. It is the year 2160. Mankind has colonized the solar system and two political entities …

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STAR WARS: X-WING ALLIANCE

Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance was released March 28, 1999 by LucasArts. The game was developed by Totally Games.Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance is a space simulation game. Apart from the usual badges and medals for winning missions – a feature shared by the other games of the X-Wing computer game series – progress is also indicated …

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DESCENT

Descent was released on December 17, 1994 by Interplay. The game was developed by Parallax Software. Descent is a first person shooter. Descent is a highly advanced first person shooter boasting six degrees of freedom. One of the few games in its class to allow the player full freedom in moving up and down, left and …

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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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PREDATOR 2

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Predator 2 was released on  November 30, 1990 by Konami. The game was developed by Oxford Mobius and Arc Developments. Predator 2 is a rail shooter. The game was released originally for MS-DOS then it was released on the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, and ZX Spectrum. A rail shooter limits the player to moving …

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STAR CONTROL

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Star Control was released on July 31, 1990 by Accolade. The game was developed by Toys for Bob. Star Control is a space based action shooter. Gameplays focuses on players in close proximity firing laser weapons. The actions is close to a méleé with the close quarters. The player also has projectile weapons that can also be …

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GAUNTLET

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Gauntlet was released on October 1985 by Atari who also developed the game. Gauntlet  is a hack and slash action game. Atari game designer Ed Logg designed the game. Gauntlet is one of the first multi-player dungeon crawl arcade games. The game offered a TMS5220C speech chip that was encoded by Earl Vickers. The game is wider than …

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1942

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1942 was released on December 1984 by Capcom. 1942 is a shoot-em-up action game. 1942 was designed by Yoshiki Okamoto. The player has to shoot down enemy planes; to avoid enemy fire, the player can perform a roll or vertical loop. During the game the player may collect a series of power-ups, one of them allowing …

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BEYOND CASTLE WOLFENSTEIN

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Beyond Castle Wolfenstein was released on November, 1884 by Muse Software who also developed it. Beyond Castle Wolfenstein is a side-scroll action shooter. The game is a direct sequel to Castle Wolfenstein, it is the second game in the Wolfenstein series, and the last installment to be released by original developer Muse Software. Unlike the original, …

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STAR WARS

Star Wars was released circa May 1983 by Atari who also developed the game. Star Wars is  a first person space combat game. Naturally the player takes on the role of Luke Skywalker. In each level he does not have to destroy ever Empire fighter but only has to survive. The player’s ultimate goal is to …

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