After the success of Wing Commander II, the franchise received its first spin-off game. Wing Commander: Privateer or simply Privateer. It can be looked at as Origin Systems take on open-ended gameplay, and their take on the legendary Elite (1984). Released in the Fall of 1993, Privateer had an interesting […]
Under The Radar: Cyberpunk Games – Part 1 by Cola Powered Gamer
Armored Brigade : Yugoslavia – Italy
Armored Brigade : Yugoslavia – Italy
Cat Quest II out now on Steam – Thermoptic reviews a NEW release!
Pirates! – DarkwyndPT’s BIGGEST retro gaming review yet!
Wheelie – Riding Motorbikes ZX Spectrum style in a florinthedwarf review!
Syndicate – Action/strategy classic by Bullfrog gets a DarkwyndPT review
Master of Magic – A classic 4x strategy game by Microprose reviewed by DarkwyndPT
Fallout – An amazing game reviewed by Cola Powered Gamer
Duke Nukem – Platformer classic reviewed by DarkwyndPT
I think reviewing the first titles of popular gaming franchises that still continue to nowadays has become sort of a running theme around here, hasn’t it? Then again, a lot of popular gaming characters have humble beginnings, like probably the manliest character in video-game history having started in a shareware […]
Wing Commander – An incredible space sim gets a BIG Cola Powered Gamer review
When talking about space sims, sooner or later someone will mention Wing Commander. Developed by Origin Systems, Wing Commander can be considered one of the best and influential space sim ever created. Wing Commander had a different take on the then established space sim formula, bringing the game and space […]
Space Quest I Review – A classic Sci-fi adventure reviewed by Cola Powered Gamer
Dungeon Hack – A classic Dungeon Crawler reviewed by DarkwyndPT!
Confession time: I never really got into tabletop RPG. I’m not saying it’s bad or something. I’m simply stating that I’ve never had the patience for it. However, I do love RPG videogames, whether they’re western computer style or eastern console style. And my introduction to computer RPGs was also […]
Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis – An amazing Adventure classic gets a BIG review by Cola Powered Gamer
When playing licensed video games, one will for the most of time encounter bad games, but there are exceptions. Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis is one such game, that understands its world and characters, and most importantly carries the spirit of the series. Developed by LucasArts, and released […]
UFO: Enemy Unknown – A brilliant Strategy game reviewed by Cola Powered Gamer
When someone asks you what is the best turn-based strategy game, you can confidently say UFO: Enemy Unknown. UFO: Enemy Unknown (or X-COM: UFO Defense as it was known in North America), released in 1994, and developed Mythos Games and published by MicroProse. UFO: Enemy Unknown was originally planned as […]
Theme Park – One of the best theme park strategy games gets a DarkwyndPT review!
Now, we’re just upping the ante, aren’t we? Still, it’s impossible to make a Bullfrog retrospective without mentioning another critical and commercial successful title, which is perhaps their most colourful game that also begun its own influential series. I’m talking about Theme Park. Theme Park is a managerial strategy game […]
King’s Quest – The first graphic adventure ever made for the PC and Sierra’s first big hit reviewed!
Target Renegade – A classic 8-bit game gets a BIG ZX Spectrum review by Florinthedwarf!
Populous – A brilliant Strategy game reviewed by DarkwyndPT
Well, it isn’t too hard to figure out which Bullfrog game I’ll start reviewing for this retrospective. And it’s only fair that I start with Bullfrog’s first and possibly biggest success ever: Populous. Populous is a managerial/strategy game developed by Bullfrog and published by Electronic Arts. It was originally released […]