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Hot Wheels: Jetz

Hot Wheels: Jetz
2.5

Hot Wheels: Jetz puts the player in the cockpit of one of seven available jet fighters. The mission: Save your house from the evil Bossbot who’s taken control of all of your toys! Shoot down enemy toys with a miniature jet fighter where rooms in the house are the battlegrounds and pieces of furniture are […]

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X-Men: Children of the Atom

X-Men: Children of the Atom
3

X-Men: Children of the Atom is one of a seemingly endless line of Capcom Street Fighter 2-based 2D fighters. It’s also one of the best of Capcom mid 90s coin-op offerings. If you played the Street Fighter 2 games (any of them), you know what to expect here. Instead of the usual assortment of Kung […]

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Battleship: Surface Thunder

Battleship: Surface Thunder
3

Battleship: Surface Thunder is actually two games in one. The first game is the classic Battleship (the board game) and the other a new “arcade” version that is very similar to Overboard. The classic game pits you against one to three computer or human opponents. You can play against humans by the “hot-seat” method or […]

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Animaniacs: A Gigantic Adventure

Animaniacs: A Gigantic Adventure
3

Animaniacs: A Gigantic Adventure is a pretty straightforward platformer. Play as all three characters of the 1990s TV series (Yakko, Wakko, or Dot), pick up power-ups placed around each level, avoid enemies, get to the end of the level. All standard arcade fare. One aspect of the game that fails are the controls, which aren’t […]

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Taz: Wanted

Taz: Wanted
4

After about a decade of duding through horrible 3D ‘cartoon’ graphics, here we finally have a game based on an animated show with proper cell-shaded visuals to do justice to its source material. That’s pretty much the first thing you can notice in Taz: Wanted, a platformer which fully uses the Looney Tunes license, and […]

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Zorro

Zorro
2

In Capstone’s Zorro, the fabled hero of Old Mexico gets to show off his trademark moves in a side-scrolling platform puzzler that bears a striking resemblance to the classic Prince of Persia. Unfortunately, the resemblance is only artificial. The main problem with Zorro is its control — or the lack of it — which drags […]

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Rampage World Tour

Rampage World Tour
3

Rampage World Tour is a updated version of the classic Rampage. For starters, the playfield scrolls to the left and right, so you’re no longer limited to a single screen. Since there are more buildings to destroy, the gameplay has been sped up, and the monsters have some new moves — an added kick button […]

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Captain Quazar

Captain Quazar
2

Since giving up the ghost as a console manufacturer and moving into PC software, 3D0 got off to a promising start, but then Captain Quazar happened. Featuring the camp antics of a space hero, this lame outing would have barely passed as a 16-bit console game. The story is simple. Quazar is an inter-planetary space […]

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Frogger’s Adventures: The Rescue

Frogger’s Adventures: The Rescue
3.5

Frogger actually has a long history on the PC. First appearing as an arcade game in the 80s, it was remade by Konami in 2002 (Frogger Beyond) and then again with Frogger Adventures one year later. The game is still a top-view platformer tailored for a very young audience. The game world is beautifully bright […]

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Storm Angel

Storm Angel
3.5

R-Type, Tyrian, Project-X… all of them classic side-scrolling shoot em ups and nearly all of them forgotten to time. There were, however, some attempts at remakes, and one of the lesser ones was Storm Angel. It sports 3D graphics in place of the traditional 2D found in its progenitors, but the action is pretty much […]

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