Tekken Review

The original PlayStation was released in September of 1995 for the North American audience. Just two months later, Tekken was released on November 8th. The 3D fighting game was developed and published by Namco and became a massive early hit for owners of the PS1. Today, Tekken is still going strong with seven releases inContinue reading “Tekken Review”

Syphon Filter 3

After the success of Syphon Filter (1999) and Syphon Filter 2 (2000), video game developers were quick to cash in on the action franchise. In 2001, Bend Studios and Sony Computer Entertainment of America teamed up to release Syphon Filter 3 for the PlayStation. The series would return star agent Gabe Logan but would beContinue reading “Syphon Filter 3”

Destruction Derby

The original PlayStation was barely a month old when Destruction Derby was released in 1995. Developed by Reflections Interactive and published by Psygnosis, Destruction Derby was one of the early highlights for the PlayStation but was also released for the Sega Saturn, and Nintendo 64. Destruction Derbies are awesome to watch, would the fun translateContinue reading “Destruction Derby”

The Legend of Dragoon

Before there was “Ico” or “Shadow of the Colossus”, SCE Japan Studio had its sight set on making a role-playing game that would become a “Final Fantasy Killer”. In 1999, SCE Japan Studio and Sony Computer Entertainment released “The Legend of Dragoon” for the PlayStation. The fantasy adventure would see some success in Japan, butContinue reading “The Legend of Dragoon”

Spider-Man Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man swung onto the PlayStation, Nintendo 64, and Sega Dreamcast in 2000. Developed by Neversoft and published by Activision, Spider-Man was a huge leap or swing forward in the superhero genre for video games. Spider-Man features a great cast of villains, super moves, and tons of contentContinue reading “Spider-Man Review”

Parasite Eve II Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! In 2000, Square released Parasite Eve II for the PlayStation. Aya Brea is back in the lead role as an FBI agent who has left New York behind and resides in Los Angeles. More mitochondria have been evolving into dangerous creatures and now the government may have a role inContinue reading “Parasite Eve II Review”

Parasite Eve Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! In 1998, developer Square and publisher Square Electronic Arts released Parasite Eve for the PlayStation. The action-role-playing, survival-horror game came after the massive success of Final Fantasy VII, another Square title. Swords and magic were traded for guns and parasite energy. It was a vastly different tone and rivaled theContinue reading “Parasite Eve Review”

Medal of Honor Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! What’s the first World War II game that you played as a kid? If you grew up in the late 90s as I did, it might be Medal of Honor. Developed by DreamWorks Interactive and published by Electronic Arts, Medal of Honor was released in 1999 for the PlayStation. DoesContinue reading “Medal of Honor Review”

Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! Video games based on movies rarely work, so how about making a video game based on one of the most commercially successful movie franchises of all time? In 1999, Big Ape Productions and LucasArts teamed up to release Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace for the original PlayStation. IsContinue reading “Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Review”

Fighting Force 2 Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! Two years after the release of the multiplayer beat ’em up Fighting Force, Core Design and Eidos Interactive produced Fighting Force 2 in 1999 for the PlayStation and Sega Dreamcast. The sequel dropped the multiplayer but continued the emphasis on the destructible environment and weapons to bash the brains ofContinue reading “Fighting Force 2 Review”