There’s nothing like a good action/RPG hybrid to close out the year, and December 31st, 1997 saw the US release of this adventure on the original Playstation by Working Designs, the now-defunct purveyors of Japanese awesome. As the titular silent protagonist, you alone have the power to enter the dreams of others and do battle […]
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Today in retro gaming, we remember Courier Crisis for the Playstation, released in 1997, in which Paperboy found himself all grown up, living in the big city, and turning to the life of insanity known as ‘bicycle courier’ to pay the bills. “Grand Theft Schwinn”? Eh…not exactly.
Today in retro gaming, we celebrate the release of Agile Warrior: F-111X on the Playstation. Released on the 2nd of November in 1995, Agile Warrior arrived on the heels of its launch title competition (Air Combat) by two months. To stand out from the small crowd of flight simulators appearing on Sony’s machine, Virgin Entertainment’s […]
Today in retro gaming, we celebrate the release of Grand Theft Auto 2. While it wasn’t yet the powerhouse we know today, Rockstar’s sequel to its original top-down crime spree spectacular upped the ante with more weapons, missions and vehicles…and a brand-spankin’ new city to call your own.
As the Fast & Furious franchise has shown, there’s no end of love for people driving fast cars at insane speeds for crazy reasons. Speed nuts and racing enthusiasts have been with us since the invention of the wheel, but it takes a particular brand of lunatic to engage in illegal street racing. The good […]
Today in retro gaming, we celebrate the release of Final Fantasy VIII on the Playstation with this rather, uh, “iconic” ad from the pages of GamePro magazine back in 1999. Final Fantasy VIII is the story of how one game company and one system manufacturer worked together to perfectly sabotage the holy living shit out […]
RAWR!! Today in retro gaming, we celebrate the release of Dino Crisis on the Playstation with this classic ad culled from the pages of GamePro Magazine. Capcom’s insidious crossbreed of Jurassic Park and Resident Evil began hunting gamers back on this day in 1999, and we think it’s still just as scary fourteen years later.
Today in retro gaming, we celebrate the release of Kartia: The Word of Fate on the Playstation with a beautiful full-page magazine ad from back in the day. Released in the US on July 31, 1998, Kartia is one of those games which slipped through the cracks of the RPG market in the wake of […]
Alien Virus was a sci-fi/horror point-and-click adventure game for the Playstation console planned for release today in 1996. Despite having all of its assets intact from its PC counterpart released a year earlier, Alien Virus was scrapped by Vic Tokai and never released.