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Asghan: The Dragon Slayer

Asghan: The Dragon Slayer
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Asghan: The Dragon Slayer definitely has to be one of the worst Tomb Raider clones of the 1990s. It boasts to have been “Inspired by the works of the great J.R.R. Tolkien” (the name Silmarils was directly lifted from his books), but in reality it feels like any generic fantasy world most of the time, […]

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The Incredibles

The Incredibles
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The not-so-incredible platforming game. It must be hard to translate the warmth, charm, and humanity of Pixar’s The Incredibles into a videogame, which probably explains why THQ seems to have just sort of thrown up their hands in the air and published a pair of modest titles – The Incredibles: When Danger Calls (a puzzle […]

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Versailles 1685

Versailles 1685
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Myst clones are a strange lot, but the avalanche of clones that followed in that game’s wake were occasionally innovative, though often quirky. Cyro Interactive’s Versailles 1685 takes the player in the middle of a tangled web of court intrigue within one of the most beautiful structures of all time. The player assumes the role […]

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The Journeyman Project 2: Buried in Time

The Journeyman Project 2: Buried in Time
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While The Journeyman Project was hardly a masterpiece when it came out, it was an ambitious attempt to blend a first-person perspective, impressive graphics, and a hard-edged sci-fi story line into a Windows-based multimedia experience. But as anyone who played Journeyman can tell you, the drawback to all this ambition was the slow transitions gamers […]

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The Journeyman Project 3: Legacy of Time

The Journeyman Project 3: Legacy of Time
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A Myst clone with a pulse. In Journeyman Project 3: Legacy of Time, players once again take on the role of Temporal Agent Gage Blackwood. Though Gage staved off certain disaster at the hands of Agent 3, his ruthless nemesis and confessed Maybelline cosmetic scalper, he did so at a terrible cost. Arthur, his autonomous […]

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Kingdom o’ Magic

Kingdom o’ Magic
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Badly rendered graphics and some comedic flair. Not since Monty Python spoofed themselves in the off-kilter Monty Python’s Complete Waste of Time has there been a computer program with such a twisted and distinctively British sense of humor. Kingdom O’ Magic is a quirky adventure filled with dark humor and takes players on a wild […]

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Glover

Glover
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A powerful wizard is messing about in his lab when he accidentally causes an explosion that supernaturally animates both of his gloves. While the good glove is thrown clear of the explosion, the other flies into a bubbling cauldron and becomes corrupted with the power of Pure Evil. Now, as Glover, you must go and […]

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Gold and Glory: The Road to El Dorado

Gold and Glory: The Road to El Dorado
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You won’t find many quality games based on movies, and those based on animated shows are even fewer. On the face of it, Gold and Glory: The Road to El Dorado, appeared to be among the few with real potential. Created back in 2000 on the animated movie with the same name, the game is […]

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Police Quest: SWAT

Police Quest: SWAT
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Police Quest: SWAT is one of those odd games from Sierra that is difficult to categorize. Based on the adventure game with the same name (technically it’s the fifth Police Quest game), SWAT is a simulation / adventure where you play as a fresh SWAT recruit, advance through the ranks, and make split-second decisions in […]

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Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes
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The best thing that can be said about Ubisoft’s adaptation of Planet of the Apes is that it’s based on the classic 1968 movie and not the old Tim Burton remake. Aside from that one reprieve, it’s exactly the kind of cookie-cutter movie spin-off we could easily survive without. Planet of the Apes kicks off […]

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