Tag Archives: FPS

Following up from GoldenEye was a big task, but Rare decided that the best course of action was to come up with a brand new game using the same formula instead of sticking to the Bond license. And they nailed it. Perfect Dark…

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Battlezone: Rise of the Black Dogs is a sort of port of the 1998 PC game Battlezone. It’s a hybrid of a vehicle-based first person shooter and a real time strategy, a very ambitious kind of game to port to the N64. However,…

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John Romero’s Daikatana was supposed to be the next biggest thing in video games. A new, much more cinematic first person shooter from the creator of DOOM and Quake, without any higher ups getting in the way of his creative vision. This was…

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After a good relationship with Nintendo for their SNES and Game Boy games, Bits studios put a ton of faith into the Nintendo 64, planning three massive games for the system: Riqa, Muzzle Velocity and Thieves World, with the 64DD as a big…

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When Starship Troopers became a big hit, Acclaim wanted to cash in on its success. Instead of trying to work out a licensing deal, they looked at their comic catalogue and realised one of them was a sci-fi marine comic. The comic didn’t…

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Taking a departure from the usual single-player focused Turok games, Rage Wars is focused entirely on multiplayer, with a large amount of deathmatch arenas and multiple game modes. And in this game, you can finally be the raptor and claw up your enemies.…

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While there were some games based on Tom Clancy’s work before this, Rainbow Six was the first major* game that used his name as a brand name. Published by Red Storm Entertainment (who were bought out by UbiSoft a few years later), this…

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The first Quake didn’t sell that well on the N64, as it was mainly just the PC version with slightly altered levels. Instead of ignoring the N64 for Quake II, iD software looked at what did work: DOOM 64. The conclusion is that…

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When it comes to replaying old games, the worst ones to get through aren’t the bad games, but rather those that are just immensely boring, and unfortunately South Park is one of the most boring games I’ve ever played, so much that I…

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Turok makes a return, and in this one Iguana seemed to have listened to some complaints of the first one and paid some attention to GoldenEye. Some of these changes work and some don’t. Once again, I’m playing the wonderful remaster from Nightdrive.…

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