LGR – Math Blaster – PC Game Review
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LGR – Math Blaster – PC Game Review

When looking back at the most influential early edutainment games, The Oregon Trail is often the first to come to mind. And for good reason: it was a true force to be reckoned with, appearing on thousands of Apple II computers and teaching countless kids about the dangers of crapping yourself to death. But right […]

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LGR – Chex Quest – DOS PC Game Review
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LGR – Chex Quest – DOS PC Game Review

[intro music] [typing] You know one of the best things about cereal? Well, other than the whole “eating it in order to not starve” thing. Prizes. I’m not talking about those stupid ones where you have to collect a bunch of UPCs, mail them in and pay postage cost for something that sucks. But prizes […]

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LGR – Ripper – DOS PC Game Review
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LGR – Ripper – DOS PC Game Review

[slow, thumping beat] [typing] The 7th Guest. Once it became a huge hit in 1993, CD-ROM full-motion video adventure games became the newest fad. Games like Phantasmagoria, Black Dahlia, and The 11th Hour followed, each promising to be better than the other. And then you had Ripper, a game by Take-2 Interactive Software from 1996 […]

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LGR – Mortal Kombat – DOS PC Game Review
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LGR – Mortal Kombat – DOS PC Game Review

[male voice] Fight! [punch, loud grunt] [typing] [male voice] Excellent! [fighting sounds] Finish him! [screaming, blood spurting] Kano wins! Fatality! [LGR] And there you have it. Mortal Kombat, everybody! [triumphant MIDI music plays] Well, alright, I suppose a few more details are in order since this is a review, but chances are if you’re watching […]

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LGR – Afterlife – PC Game Review
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LGR – Afterlife – PC Game Review

♪♪ [typing] Have you ever been playing Sim City 2000 by Maxis and just thought to yourself, “Man, this game would be great, if it would just go to Hell?” Or go to Heaven. Or hang around in Limbo for a while. Well, you would not be alone. In fact, there was a game publisher […]

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