Harvest Moon: Back to Nature (PS1)
RPG 22 November 2000
The next installment of the popular series of unusual jRPG games, in which the player plays the role of a young farmer. Its aim is to transform a decayed farm into a prosperous farm. In order to do this, it is necessary not only to take care of the planted plants and animals, but also to take care of good relations with the inhabitants of the surrounding town.
Spyro the Dragon (PS1)
Arcade 09 September 1998
The first installment of the famous 3D platformer series, in which the main character is the comforting purple dragon Spyro. The production was exclusively released on PlayStation 1.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (PS1)
Action 14 November 2002
The second installment of the video game series following the adventures of Harry Potter based on the books written by J.K. Rowling. Young wizard, who is about to start his second year at Hogwarts, is bound to encounter new challenges.
Worms: Armageddon (PS1)
Strategy 30 November 1999
Worms: Armageddon is an extended version of the cult turn-based strategy, Team 17 Software. The creators remained true to the original Worms gameplay, but added new fun modes, additional weapons and accessories for the title games. Along with the release of the game, WORMNET network service servers were also launched, allowing for multiplayer clashes via the Internet.
Spyro: Year of the Dragon (PS1)
Arcade 24 October 2000
The third installment of the famous series of colourful 3D platformers. Production develops the assumptions of the cycle, adding, among other things, new playable characters with individual abilities.
Metal Gear Solid (PS1)
Action 03 September 1998
A tactical action game with stealth features, developed by Konami, as well as continuation of the Metal Gear series, which began over a decade earlier on 8-bit MXS computers. The story takes place in the not-so-far future and tells about an attack of a dangerous terrorist organization on a secret military base in Alaska. Players take role of Snake, the special forces soldier known from previous titles, whose objective is to infiltrate the base, save the hostages and stop the terrorists, who threaten to launch nuclear missile. Unlike its predecessors, Metal Gear Solid has been created in full 3D, though the game premises remained unchanged. Gameplay focuses on stealth elements: acting in secrecy and avoiding guards, cameras, and direct confrontation. Nonetheless, the game doesn't lack action sequence, where the protagonists makes use of a vast arsenal of weapons and useful gadgets.
Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage! (PS1)
Arcade 02 November 1999
Continuation of the Insomniac Games studio hit. The production presents another adventure of the purple dragon Spyro and is a typical 3D platform where players can face agility and logic challenges.
Final Fantasy VII (PS1)
RPG 31 January 1997
The seventh installment of the extremely popular series of Japanese RPG games created by Square Enix. The production became famous as one of the most cult parts of the cycle, offering a heart-gripping story and many solutions adopted later permanently into the genre. The title tells the story of Cloud Strife and a group of his friends fighting against the powerful Shinra corporation.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (PS1)
Action 16 November 2001
The first adventure game based on the best-selling novel written by J.K. Rowling about a young wizard – Harry Potter. The main protagonist is trying to develop his magical potential in Hogwarts, School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Colin McRae Rally 2.0 (PS1)
Racing 07 July 2000
The second entry in the legendary racing game series that focuses on car rallies. Colin McRae Rally 2.0 was developed by Codemasters Software. The game takes the player to over ninety rally Special Stages in eight world cup qualifiers. CMR 2.0 offers thirteen cars, among them Ford Focus 2000, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VI, Subaru Impreza WRC and Peugeot 206 WRC. The Special Stages are located in such locations as Finland, Italy or Kenya. An interesting feature of this title is that it offers two game modes: simulation and arcade – choosing the latter will mean a simplified driving model. Apart from single player modes, Colin McRae Rally 2.0 also includes an expansive multiplayer segment, where up to eight players can compete in a game. The game also features a split-screen mode for two players. High-quality visuals complete the game, along with an advanced damage model.
RPG 01 March 1998
An incredibly popular action RPG developed by Blizzard Entertainment. The story of Diablo is set in a fantasy world called Sanctuary, a realm facing a great danger. The Lord of Terror, imprisoned in a magical soul stone, tries to break free. The demon managed to dominate the minds of bishop Lazarus and king Leoric as well as raise an army of creatures that threatens the citizens of Tristram. The brave prince Aidan steps up to fight the forces of evil. The gameplay of Diablo combines action game with an RPG. Its essence is exciting real-time combat against hordes of enemies. Apart from a single player campaign, Diablo also offers a multiplayer mode via the Internet for a maximum of 4 players.
Croc: Legend of the Gobbos (PS1)
Arcade 27 September 1997
Three-dimensional platformer filled with various agility challenges. The main character is the title crocodile, which sets out to rescue abducted friends. The game is designed for younger users.
Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver (PS1)
Adventure 16 August 1999
Set in a dark world, an action adventure game with a view of TPP, in which the banished vampire Raziel realizes a plan of revenge on his former ruler. Successful production combines action sequences with logical challenges.
Parasite Eve (PS1)
Action 29 March 1998
The first production by Squaresoft studio, which was addressed to adult audiences. Parasite Eve combines elements of horror with mechanics known from action games and RPGs in an innovative way.
CTR: Crash Team Racing (PS1)
Racing 19 October 1999
Digital reissue of the fourth game about the adventures of the nice mutant Crash. Unlike the previous parts of the cycle, which were three-dimensional platforms, this time we are dealing with crazy go-kart races. Crash's and Dr. Cortex's teams stand for a big tournament organized by the best rally driver in the universe - Nitrous Oxide.
Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed (PS1)
Racing 29 February 2000
Another installment in the Need for Speed franchise. As the title suggests, the game focuses around Porsche, offering eighty licensed car models belonging to the German brand. The game includes such classics as the first 356 from 1950 or 911 Turbo from 2000. The player races in locations such as crowded urban areas, winding mountain roads, or never-ending highways. When playing the Evolution Mode, the player will observe the evolution of the famous car brand over nearly half a century. Cinematics, slides shows, and statistics prepared by the creators contribute to the experience. In the Factory Driver Mode, the player becomes a member of a group of drivers in order to learn about this profession. Additionally, the game offers Quick Race and Multiplayer Mode. When driving on European roads, the player has to avoid different dangers, such as collisions, traffic, or the police. Thanks to the new engine utilized by the game, Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed offers better physics and more accurately designed car models.
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (PS1)
Action 20 March 1997
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is an extended game from the famous series about vampire hunters. Two-dimensional platformer belongs also to the species of metroidvanii.
Tekken 3 (PS1)
Fighting 29 April 1998
The third installment of the cult series of three-dimensional fights. The action of Tekken 3 takes place a dozen or so years after its predecessor, which served as a pretext for exchanging a large part of playable characters. The production introduced a lot of changes to the gameplay mechanisms, putting a bigger aspect on rolling fights in full three-dimensional and limiting the height of jumps.
MediEvil 2 (PS1)
Action 19 April 2000
Continuation of the action adventure game released in 1998. Again, we play Sir Daniel Fortesque, a dead knight who was brought back to life to defeat the evil sorcerer.
Command & Conquer: Red Alert (PS1)
Strategy 09 November 1996
The continuation of the enthusiastically-received RTS title from the Westwood Studios company. In contrast to the purely fictional storyline of its predecessor, this time the developers have decided to provide the players with an alternative version of reality, in which Stalin decides to “liberate” the world from the hands of imperialists and subjugate it to Soviet authority. After we declare our allegiance we can either assault the West under the red banner or fight in the ranks of the Allies and try to withstand the Soviet onslaught. This decision will have huge impact on our gameplay experience, as both factions have completely unique types of units and armaments, which also results in slightly different playstyles and strategies. The arsenal of doomsday devices which we have at our disposal has also been made much more realistic in comparison to the production’s archetype; however, there is no shortage of various weapon prototypes, such as the Tesla coil which electrocutes nearby enemies. Each of the campaigns consists of fourteen diversified missions, while those looking for an even greater challenge can try their strength in the multiplayer mode.
Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit (PS1)
Racing 25 March 1998
The third installment in the bestselling racing game series created by EA. The game allows us to drive the fastest cars in the world. This time it contains eight brand new racing tracks and eleven licensed vehicles among which one can find cars such as Aston Martin DB7, Ferrari 550 Maranello, and Lamborghini Diablo SV. The included editor lets us create hundreds of individual vehicles as well. The biggest novelty in Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit is the option to play on both sides of the law. During the game one can be either a classic roadhog, that breaks all possible rules and escapes the cops while listening to loud music, or a policeman who uses radars, road blocks, and caltrops in order to stop the fugitive. The game features improved graphics with realistic visual and weather effects, and even such details as falling leaves and the smoke coming from under the wheels.
Vagrant Story (PS1)
RPG 10 February 2000
Recognized as one of the most outstanding RPGs released on PlayStation, Vagrant Story abandons the assumptions typical of the Japanese genre. In terms of assumptions and presentation of the action, the title resembles a third-person action game.
Shadow Man (PS1)
Action 30 September 1999
Acclaim's third person perspective action game. The main character is voodoo warrior Michael LeRoi, who tries to prevent the apocalypse of the living world.
Driver 2: Back on the Streets (PS1)
Action 13 November 2000
Continuation of the 1999 hit. This is an action game set in the open world of cars, in which the player takes on the role of a policeman acting under the cover. The missions focus mainly on impressive chases or the shortest possible route from A to B. A novelty in relation to the first part of the cycle is to allow the main hero to leave the vehicle he controls.