Whatever else may be said about Quake II, one thing is certain: It is the only first-person shooter to render the original Quake entirely obsolete.
X-COM: UFO Defense
Put simply, X-COM is a bona fide modern classic, standing proudly alongside Civilization and Populous as a benchmark in the evolution of strategy gaming.
Descent: Freespace - The Great War
It's a noble effort to both cannibalize the best elements of classics of the genre and also provide a number of refreshing innovations.
Embark on an adventure through a mysterious island where clues abound and you must try to reverse a wrong that has gone unchecked for ages.
This racing combat game is based on a cartoon series and stars several of the characters from the show.
In one swift stroke, Crack dot Com's debut game, Abuse, has changed side-scrolling platform shooters forever, and all because of this game's superior control.
Billy and Jimmy Lee take to the streets in this classic arcade side-scroller.
Touring Car Challenge
All its problems are alleviated by the excitement and sheer fun that Touring Car Challenge has to offer.
Ikari Warriors places you squarely in the middle of a conflict in a South American jungle and features scrolling shooter action.
You wouldn't want to live there, but the world of Heretic II is a beautiful place to visit.
Bubble Bobble is an arcade-style action game starring dinosaurs who can run and spit bubbles at enemies.
Mortal Kombat II
Mortal Kombat II is the sequel to Midway's bloody fighting game and features new characters and environments.
If you're into games like Gradius and Project S-11, and happen to possess twitch reflexes, Phalanx has your call sign, Ace.
Worms is an inexpensive game that offers an exciting strategy competition, a lot of laughs, and fantastic replay value.
Those looking for a game with lots of challenge and a distinct sense of style would do well to check out Shinobi.