Released back in 1995, this classic Lucasarts graphic adventure made a welcome change to Sierra games which usually seemed to cast you as a politically correct pixie poncing about in a technicolour jump suit…
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Most real-time strategy (RTS) games are modelled around sci-fi or fantasy themes but Ensemble Studios’ 1999 PC gaming classic, Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings, used an authentic historical backdrop and featured 13 different civilisations for players to control.
Alone in the Dark undoubtedly stands out as being one of the most important and influential PC games of the past 20 years.
I’ve got a full Diablo III review in the pipeline and of course I’ve also recently posted my Diablo III first impressions. However all of this talk about the most recent game in the series has got me feeling a little sentimental, so I thought I’d post a retro review of the original Diablo game circa January 1997.
The brainchild of Peter Molyneux, Black & White was one of the most innovative and challenging PC games of the early 2000s. It didn’t adhere to the typical 2+2=4 gameplay formula, and instead allowed players to explore their own personalities in a vast, virtual world.