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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LEGO Island: The First Lego Game on PC
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LEGO Island: The First Lego Game on PC

[typing] [funky jazz music] This is one of those games I know that plenty of people grew up with, but I’d never played until now. Lego Island, developed and published by Mindscape in 1997 for Windows PCs. This is the first of the officially- licensed Lego video games, and in a world where we’ve got […]

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LGR – Sega PC Games: A Retrospective

Greetings and welcome to an LGR thing! Today I would like to talk about SEGA! More specifically the Sega PC games that were released throughout the late 80s and into the 90s and early 2000s. This is somewhat inspired by having played through Sonic Mania recently a couple times and I just frigging love that […]

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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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LGR – Spore – PC Game Review
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LGR – Spore – PC Game Review

Spore. Spore never changes. This most promising and infamous of phallus creation kits was developed by Maxis and published by Electronic Arts in 2008 for Windows and Macintosh PCs. However it’s no secret that Spore is considered by many to be one of the biggest letdowns in gaming in the past ten years. But was […]

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LGR – Word Rescue and Math Rescue – DOS PC Game Review
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LGR – Word Rescue and Math Rescue – DOS PC Game Review

[theme music plays] [gunshot, roar] [sips] Aahhh… [typing] [music ends] Near the end of 1990, Apogee had put themselves on the PC gaming map in a major way with id Software’s Commander Keen. It was an exceptional side-scrolling platform game, both in fun and technical features, with memorable characters and a light-hearted atmosphere. Then in […]

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