Driver (1999) (PS1)
Racing 02 July 1999
Inspired by classic films from the 60s and 70s of the last century, a racing game with feature elements. Players play the role of a secret police officer, who works out mafia structures by performing tasks commissioned by gangsters.
The Need for Speed (PS1)
Racing 20 March 1996
A racing game developed by the Pioneer Productions studio in cooperation with Electronic Arts. The game offers eight licensed racing cars, including Dodge Viper, Porsche 911, Chevrolet Corvette, Mazda RX-7, Toyota Supra, Honda NSX, Lamborghini Diablo, and Ferrari Testarossa. The game features seven racing tracks - both traffic and police can be encountered when racing. Once the police spots the player breaking the law, they begin a pursuit. Although the driving physics are realistic (the differences between front and rear wheel drive were implemented for example), the cars the player drives cannot be damaged. The game offers several different camera perspectives, including interior view, with faithfully represented car dashboards. One of the game's strong points is the multiplicity of photos and videos depicting the cars' real life counterparts in action.
Gran Turismo 2 (PS1)
Racing 23 December 1999
Continuation of a very warmly acclaimed racing game, focusing on a realistic representation of vehicle behaviour on the track. Gran Turismo 2 does not make drastic changes to the way cars behave on the track. Instead, the developers focused on a significant expansion of the content, increasing the pool of available vehicles to more than six hundred and twenty-seven tracks.
Parasite Eve II (PS1)
Action 16 December 1999
Continuation of an unusual combination of horror and action game with elements associated so far with RPG productions. The title tells the story of Ayi Brei, an officer who traces monsters that threaten people.
Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare (PS1)
Adventure 18 June 2001
Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare is a classic survival-horror. We play one of two different characters (Edward Carnby and Aline Cedrac). During the game we solve not too complicated puzzles, and we fight spectacular duels with terrifying creatures.
Theme Hospital (PS1)
Strategy 20 February 1998
In Theme Hospital the player becomes the owner of the hospital, and his task is to manage and take care of its expansion. Every important aspect of this important medical facility needs to be addressed.
Warhammer: Dark Omen (PS1)
Strategy 07 April 1998
Warhammer: Dark Omen is a real-time strategy (RTS) with cRPG elements, whose action is set in the reality of the popular fantasy universe. The player takes on the role of captain of mercenaries Morgan Bernhardt, leading his troops to fight against the hordes of darkness. The title was produced by Mindscape under license from GamesWorkshop.
Tomb Raider III: Adventures of Lara Croft (PS1)
Action 20 November 1998
The third installment in a popular series of action-adventure games developed by Core Design and following the story of the fearless Lara Croft - an archeologist searching for legendary artifacts all around the world. In Tomb Raider III, the protagonist tries to find four mysterious artifacts carved from an ancient meteorite. In so doing, she visits five different locations, including a jungle in India, islands in the southern part of the Pacific Ocean, dark rooftops of London, an underground secret base known as Area 51 and the frosty Antarctica. Interestingly, the game is non-linear to a specific extent, for the player sets the order of visiting particular locations, excluding the first and one which comes the last. The next installment is based on the best mechanics of the predecessors, although several improvements were made. These include the addition of new movements, previously unavailable vehicles and weapons, as well as the increase in the number of different enemy types.
FIFA 2001 (PS1)
Sports 01 November 2000
The next installment of the popular series of football games. Players can lead hundreds of teams in one of several game modes. The production brings a number of improvements in mechanics and visuals.
Star Wars: Dark Forces (PS1)
Action 30 November 1996
The first FPS game from the LucasArts stable, set in the world of Star Wars. The player plays the role of a former soldier of the Empire, now a mercenary, whose task will be to stop Darth Vader and his elite army: Dark Troopers.
Final Fantasy VIII (PS1)
RPG 11 February 1999
Eighth installment of the popular series of Japanese RPG games. This time the protagonist is Squall Leonhart - a cadet of the military academy, involved in warfare with the neighbouring state of Galbadia. The fight is played in a turn-based system, and the game focuses primarily on an extensive feature layer.
Railroad Tycoon II (PS1)
Strategy 31 January 2000
Railroad Tycon II is a continuation of the excellent economic strategy of 1991. The player takes on the role of an entrepreneur who wants to build a railway empire. Its basic tasks include, among others, laying out railway routes, obtaining funds for investments and fighting against competition. Developers from PopTop Software studio took care of a large number of scenarios for solo games and a fully functional multiplayer game mode.
Quake II (PS1)
Action 05 October 1999
The sequel to the groundbreaking first-person shooter by id Software that, just like its predecessor released the year before, set new visual standards thanks to the enhanced idTech 2 engine. The action of Quake II takes place in the distant future where humanity established contact with a biomechanical race of the technologically advanced Stroggs. When it turned out that the alien secretly plan to conquer Earth, a special space marine unit was sent into action. They were completely crushed, though, and the player assumes the role of the sole survivor on whom the further fate of the humanity depends. Compared to the original, Quake II is characterized by a significantly richer plot and modified weapon arsenal. The levels were also greatly expanded, following different stylistics than in the previous game. Multiplayer remains the title’s strength. In Quake II, up to 16 players can play in several varied game modes.
Silent Hill (PS1)
Adventure 31 January 1999
A classic survival horror movie from PlayStation, which started one of the most popular series in its genre. In the game we play the role of Harry Mason, who together with his daughter goes on holiday to the title town of Silent Hill. On the spot, the protagonist undergoes an accident, after which it turns out that his daughter has disappeared and the city is shrouded in dense, mysterious fog.
Command & Conquer (1995) (PS1)
Strategy 15 October 1995
Command & Conquer (1995) is a legendary RTS, developed by an experienced American studio, Westwood – the people behind such classics as Eye of the Beholder, The Legend of Kyrandia or the worshiped Dune II. The action of this game takes place in the near future, where two factions – a terrorist organization, Brotherhood of Nod, and Global Defense Initiative – are fighting for influence. The stakes are high – global peace, and control over an invaluable resource – Tiberium. Each faction has its own set of buildings and units, among which there are infantry units, APCs, heavy tanks, fighter jets, or hovercrafts. The mechanics are based on Dune II, although the tactical layer and the AI have been significantly improved. The game is complimented by cinematic cut scenes, which comprise a 40-minute FMV. And let’s not forget about the multiplayer.
Tomb Raider (1996) (PS1)
Action 14 November 1996
A TPP action game with platformer elements, in which we play as the brave and attractive female archaeologist Lara Croft. Our protagonist sets out in search of a mystical artifact named Scion, which lies inside the tomb of Qualopec, located deep in the Peruvian jungle. After her guide dies at the very beginning of the journey, Lara is forced to face all the dangers waiting within ancient structures, tunnels, and catacombs on her own. And this is just the beginning of her adventure, which will lead her from ancient Rome, through Egyptian pyramids, and to several other exotic places. Tomb Raider’s gameplay skillfully combines the elements of an adventure game with the features of a platformer (e.g. climbing rock shelves) and action sequences, during which you will be facing wild animals and armed humans.
Hidden and Dangerous (PS1)
Action 23 November 2001
A three-dimensional shooter set during World War II, in which players take control of an allied infantry unit during a series of risky missions. Hidden and Dangerous is the work of Illusion Softworks.
Resident Evil 2 (1998) (PS1)
Adventure 21 January 1998
The second installment in the best-selling survival horror action-adventure game series. Similarly to the original installment, the game has been developed by the Japanese studio Capcom. The action of Resident Evil 2 is set after the events shown in the first installment – nearly all citizens of Raccoon City have been infected by a mysterious virus, which changed them into bloodthirsty zombies. Once again, the player gets to control two characters – this time around it's Leon, a young police officer and Claire, a journalist. Their task is to save Raccoon City from complete destruction and stop the virus before it spreads all over the world. In Resident Evil 2, gameplay revolves around exploration and solving environmental puzzles – another important aspect of the game is fighting numerous foes using a wide range of weapons, limited by scarce amounts of ammunition. As befits an installment in the Resident Evil series, in order to survive and escape consecutive dangers, the player has to carefully manage the supplies they acquire on their adventure.
Gran Turismo (PS1)
Racing 08 May 1998
A racing game that puts a lot of emphasis on realistic recreation of the behavior of cars while driving. The production offers almost 150 cars of such brands as Honda, Mazda, Subaru or Mitsubishi. The main mode of play is Gran Turismo Mode, in which subsequent wins are rewarded with credits for which the player can buy new cars and tuning parts. In order to gain access to the next eleven track competition, you first need to obtain specific licenses by performing a number of challenges.
Disney's Aladdin in Nasira's Revenge (PS1)
Arcade 01 December 2000
Alladyn Zemsta Nazira is a three-dimensional platformer based on the license of a popular series of animated films. Players take on the role of Alladin, whose friends were kidnapped by the cunning Nazira. In order to save Princess Jasmina and Sultan, the protagonist must work for a witch trying to resurrect his brother, the sorcerer Jafar.
Action 30 April 1998
Clone of the famous action game series Descent. You take on the role of an all-purpose hunter crossing the destroyed Earth in search of the precious things that survived the disaster.
Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain (PS1)
Action 01 November 1996
Opening the series Legacy of Cain adventure game in which the camera presents events from the bird's eye view. The main character is an aristocrat turned into a vampire, who is looking for a way to regain his humanity.
007 The World is Not Enough (PS1)
Action 08 November 2000
Based on "The World is Not Enough" he plays with agent 007 in the lead role. This time James Bond faces a pair of demonic lovers - the heir to the oil empire Elektra King and terrorist Viktor Zokas.
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (PS1)
Action 31 August 1999
Based on the motifs of the film opening the Star Wars saga an action game with a third person's perspective. As Anakin Skywalker, Qui-Gon Jinn, Queen Amidala, Obi-Wan Kenobi and other Star War heroes, the player has to face the dangers lurking on the planets of Naboo and Tatooine, as well as in the capital of the Republic - Coruscant.
Warcraft II: The Dark Saga (PS1)
Strategy 31 August 1997
Console version of Warcraft II real-time strategy: Tides of Darkness, including tasks from Beyond the Dark Portal. The production allows the player to lead the forces of people or orcs in a bloody war of domination over the land of Azeroth. User tasks include building a base, collecting raw materials, developing an army and destroying enemy forces. The console edition contains many improvements compared to the version released for personal computers.
Chrono Cross (PS1)
RPG 18 November 1999
The next installment of the Japanese Chrono JRPG series, in which the creators used the motif of a journey between dimensions to tell an original story. The production is distinguished by a deep combat system, a huge number of characters to be connected and an excellent audiovisual setting.