Category Archives: Westwood Studios

Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon, Amiga

Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon was once again developed by Westwood Studios (aka Westwood Associates) and first published by Strategic Simulations, Inc. in 1992. It is the sequel to the classic Eye of the Beholder, which came out the previous year.

Continue reading Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon, Amiga

Eye of the Beholder, Sega CD

The Sega CD conversion of Westwood Studios‘ classic Eye of the Beholder was developed by Sega of Japan and published by FCI/Pony Canyon in 1994, and it is a surprisingly excellent port of this great game, with unique enhancements that even improve the game over the Amiga and PC originals.

Continue reading Eye of the Beholder, Sega CD

Eye of the Beholder, Super Nintendo

The Super Nintendo port of the classic RPG, Eye of the Beholder, was developed by Westwood Studios and published by Capcom in 1994. And it’s a bit of a messy conversion, the truth be told.

Continue reading Eye of the Beholder, Super Nintendo

Eye of the Beholder, Amiga

Eye of the Beholder for the Amiga was developed by Westwood Studios and first published by SSI in 1991. I believe it came out at the same time as the MS-DOS version, so is one of the original versions. And it truly is a brilliant game.

Continue reading Eye of the Beholder, Amiga

Command & Conquer, PC

The classic Real-Time Strategy game, Command & Conquer, was originally published for PC MS-DOS by Virgin Interactive in 1995.

Command & Conquer was developed by Las Vegas-based company Westwood Studios and it took the world by storm…

Continue reading Command & Conquer, PC

Lands of Lore: The Throne of Chaos, PC

Westwood Studios1993 RPG Lands of Lore: The Throne of Chaos is a Dungeon Master-like first-person, real-time action game with spells and combat and plenty of monsters out to end your life.

Las Vegas-based Westwood, coincidentally, were developers of the first two Eye of the Beholder games, but dropped the franchise in favour of developing Lands of Lore, their own IP.

Continue reading Lands of Lore: The Throne of Chaos, PC

Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon, PC

Released the same year as the game that preceded it (1991), Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon is another excellent first-person, party-based, TSR AD&D-licensed Role-Playing Game with atmospheric, level-grinding gameplay.

Continue reading Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon, PC

Eye of the Beholder, PC

Westwood StudiosEye of the Beholder is a bold attempt to replicate the thrills of Dungeon Master, with real time, first-person exploration and combat.

Continue reading Eye of the Beholder, PC

Dune: The Battle For Arrakis, Megadrive/Genesis

A 1993 potboiler hit, Dune: The Battle For Arrakis is a real-time strategy game based on the famous Frank Herbert novel, and one of a number of successful games based on that famous book, and developed by Las Vegas-based Westwood Studios.

Continue reading Dune: The Battle For Arrakis, Megadrive/Genesis

Dune II: The Battle For Arrakis, Amiga

The Amiga version of Westwood Studios‘ classic Real-Time Strategy (RTS) game, Dune II, came out in 1993 – not long after the MS-DOS version.

Continue reading Dune II: The Battle For Arrakis, Amiga