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Essays 31 October 2023, 08:43

author: Darius Matusiak

Heroes 3 and Online Frags - 10 Best Games of 1999

There may have been fewer games in 1999 starting cult series popular for decades to come, but there was certainly no shortage of timeless hits. Here's our subjective retro list of the top 10 games of 1999.

Aliens vs Predator

  1. Release date: May 13
  2. Developer: Rebellion Developments
  3. Genre: first-person shooter
  4. Platform: PC Windows

. Rebellion Studio really hit the jackpot with the Aliens vs Predator. Capitalizing on the popularity of the FPS genre, everything that we cherished in the second part of the film about the aliens has been transferred to the game. Walking down the dark corridor, clutching an M41A rifle and a motion detector, made you feel like one of the marines in Aliens.

Yes, you could still play as a Xenomorph and Predator, but they were just enjoyable extras that added variety to the main dish - these creatures were simply too strong. However, the fragile soldier who could rely only on his weapon allowed us to feel the danger, and the gameplay was full of atmospheric and terrifying moments - the increasingly faster beeping of the motion detector in an empty corridor or facehuggers attacks. Combined with stunning graphics and fantastic sound effects, it provided the greatest immersion in the Alien universe until the release of Alien: Isolation. However, how many years did it take...

  1. Aliens versus Predator in our encyclopedia

Darius Matusiak

Darius Matusiak

Graduate of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Journalism. He started writing about games in 2013 on his blog on gameplay.pl, from where he quickly moved to the Reviews and Editorials department of Gamepressure. Sometimes he also writes about movies and technology. A gamer since the heyday of Amiga. Always a fan of races, realistic simulators and military shooters, as well as games with an engaging plot or exceptional artistic style. In his free time, he teaches how to fly in modern combat fighter simulators on his own page called Szkola Latania. A huge fan of arranging his workstation in the "minimal desk setup" style, hardware novelties and cats.

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