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Evil Core: The Fallen Cities

Evil Core: The Fallen Cities
2.5

In Evil Core you play the role of Vein Black, and as the game begins there are a series of devastating attacks from an unknown source on cities on Malia. The N’Leths and the Bloblics band together to defend themselves against the as-yet-to-be-identified enemy, and they focus their concern on detecting the source of the […]

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Gun

Gun
4

In a world of generic shooters, Gun aims high and tries to bring something different to the table. The action takes place in the old west. You play Colton White, a man who hunts game with his father to sell to the passing riverboats going upriver to the towns of Deadwood and Empire. This is […]

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Scrapland

Scrapland
3.5

Two parts scrap, one part fun. It’s impossible to tell how much American McGee actually contributed to the game technically called American McGee Presents Scrapland. He’s listed as both the creative director of Enlight Software and the executive producer of Scrapland, and he might be the main reason the game is simultaneously gorgeous, ambitious, and […]

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Rebel Moon Rising

Rebel Moon Rising
3

When Intel announced its line of MMX processors in 1997, a handful of MMX-enabled games were announced that promised to show off the new chip’s abilities with features like colored lighting, blistering framerates, and Dolby sound. Among these showcased titles was Fenris Wolf’s Rebel Moon Rising — a first-person shooter that could have been an […]

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William Shatner’s TekWar

William Shatner’s TekWar
2.5

Each mission in Tekwar starts you off with an FMV sequence of Walter Basscom (Shatner) briefing you on your current assignment. After the briefing, you are left in a subway station. From there, you must find your way to the Teklord you were assigned to bring in by collecting keys, and exploring the, at times […]

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Project: Snowblind

Project: Snowblind
3

For those unaware, Project: Snowblind was originally intended to take place in the Deus Ex universe. Although this idea wasn’t developed, Snowblind shares the same cyber-punk look. Snowblind is a fast-paced, first-person shooter with a lot of the usual trappings and a few nice surprises. In the near future, quasi-military forces have taken over, and […]

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Nerf Arena Blast

Nerf Arena Blast
3.5

Trying to be violent without being violent. Think of Nerf Arena Blast as Unreal Tournament with spongy weapons wielded by teenagers. The single-player game does involve a tournament, pitting you against a series of young Nerf warriors who are formed into teams and who prowl their own particular set of maps. Each team you face […]

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Alpha Prime

Alpha Prime
3

Alpha Prime is part Doom 3, Half-Life and just about every other mainstream first-person shooter you’ve played. It borrows and mixes elements from other better games, except it doesn’t mix anything very creatively. You have quintessential shooter cliches – restoring power, shooting crazed humans infected by some virus, extremely linear levels, bullet time, moody techno-dungeon […]

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Terracide

Terracide
2.5

In the same vein as Descent, Terracide focuses on long, expansive tunnels, occasionally broken up by rooms and caverns. Under the guise of infiltrating the invaders’ monstrously large space fleet, players cruise through bright, sterile, metallic corridors in place of the typical dark, dingy tunnels. In an apparent effort not to tamper with the fragile […]

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Peacemaker: Protect, Search & Destroy

Peacemaker: Protect, Search & Destroy
2

Peacemaker, a game that is more 3D action than flight sim, takes place in the not too distant future, where terrorist attacks on Oklahoma and the Tokyo subway were only the beginning of an insane rampage. Weak economies in Eastern Europe lead to a huge black market in heavy military weapons. Soon the Multinational Peacekeeping […]

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