Old PC Gaming


  • Tony Hawk’s Underground 2

    Friday, May 31, 2019

    Tony Hawk’s Underground 2 4

    Back in 1999, there’s no way anyone could’ve predicted the success of the Tony Hawk series. Five sequels, and a slight genre change later, it’s now Tony Hawk’s Underground 2, also known as THUG 2. Where the first four games just added new moves, larger parks, and the possibility for nearly endless combos, the first […]

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  • Worldwide Soccer Manager 2006

    Tuesday, May 28, 2019

    Worldwide Soccer Manager 2006 4

    Sports Interactive has bought Worldwide Soccer Manager a long way since the early days, implementing a visual match engine as the main highlight since. Football Manager 2006 admittedly doesn’t improve much over its predecessors, the main reason being that 2005’s effort was pretty good to try and top. The 2006 build improves upon an already […]

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  • FIFA 2005

    Saturday, May 11, 2019

    FIFA 2005 3

    While there’s nothing unforgivably wrong with FIFA 2005, this edition edition has so few new features that the publisher might as well have just shipped the same package as FIFA 2004. So it goes without saying that if you’re happy with FIFA 2004, there is no reason to upgrade. A bigger problem is that some […]

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  • NBA Action 98

    Sunday, April 28, 2019

    NBA Action 98 3

    NBA Action 98 is a lesser known competitor to EA’s traditional line of NBA games. One of the most noticeable mistakes is the lack of 3D hardware support. This game supports several resolution modes, but even at the highest setting of 640×480 with 16-bit colors. The interface works well but still betrays the game’s console […]

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  • Quarterback Attack

    Thursday, April 25, 2019

    Quarterback Attack 2.5

    Quarterback Attack is an FMV football game where you play as a quarterback. You start as a rookie facing his first game as starting quarterback. The game is video heavy – after watching a video of a kickoff and return, you’ll select your choice of play, assign a snap count, then watch as the camera […]

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  • 2002 FIFA World Cup

    Monday, April 22, 2019

    2002 FIFA World Cup 3

    It’s the world’s largest sporting event — the FIFA World Cup, with an audience of millions of viewers. It’s a big deal everywhere in the world, minus the US, but that didn’t stop EA Sports from throwing in an officially licensed soccer game. The PC version of 2002 FIFA World Cup, alas, is more or […]

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  • Virtual Pool

    Thursday, April 18, 2019

    Virtual Pool 3

    With four different pool games including 8-Ball, 9-Ball, Straight Pool, and Rotation, realistic physics designed by physicists, geometry developed by mathematicians, and lots of full-motion video sequences, there’s quite a bit to go around in Virtual Pool. While the various 3D perspectives are adequate and the graphics are nicely detailed, it fails to present itself […]

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  • Grand Slam

    Saturday, March 23, 2019

    Grand Slam 2.5

    Grand Slam was one of the first baseball games for Windows 95 to support 3D cards in its time, which made it somewhat unique in its own particular way. But despite the game’s forward-thinking technical aspirations, it suffers from a bunch of interface and gameplay issues. For one thing, there are no configurable camera angles. […]

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  • Grand Prix World

    Saturday, March 23, 2019

    Grand Prix World 3

    Grand Prix World is an F1 management game where the player can take control of one of eleven available Formula One teams and attempt to win the Formula One Constructor’s World Championship. The game starts in the 1998 season and the player has a 10 year career. You can engage in a whole range of […]

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  • Pool Paradise

    Wednesday, March 20, 2019

    Pool Paradise 3

    Pool Paradise is a pool game that doesn’t take itself seriously. It starts by shunting you to a Tropical island of sand and sun – but not before receiving a 200$ loan from a literal shark to play said games. Playing against thirty different computer-controlled characters, you can earn more cash. With the additional cash […]

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