Old PC Gaming


  • Battle Realms

    Saturday, March 16, 2019

    Battle Realms 3.5

    At first, Battle Realms seems to have all of the ingredients of a true winner, including designers that previously worked at Westwood of Command and Conquer fame. Well, we can scratch the instant-classic status, because despite its best efforts to revolutionize the RTS genre, Battle Realms too often plays like every other RTS game on […]

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  • Cossacks II: Battle for Europe

    Thursday, February 28, 2019

    Cossacks II: Battle for Europe 3.5

    Gorgeous and regal, but still incomplete. Cossacks II covers a period of history which you don’t usually see represented in gaming, and it’s done so with a ludicrous amount of visual detail, right down to individual french farms and harvested fields. The subject matter is 18th and 19th century warfare – the days of grand […]

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  • Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars

    Sunday, February 17, 2019

    Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars 4

    Little men with little muskets, marching on. When developers march for a sequel, they try to keep what works from the original design and cut whatever wasn’t. In the original Cossacks, the prospect of fighting huge battles with rows of disciplined troops was the part that worked. Managing hundreds of peasants and dozens of marginal […]

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  • The Da Vinci Code

    Sunday, August 26, 2018

    The Da Vinci Code 4

    Developer: Collective Genre: Action Adventure Release: May 19, 2006

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