Tag Archives: GT Interactive

Hexen: Beyond Heretic, PC

Hexen is the 1995 MS-DOS-based sequel to Heretic and is another fantasy-themed first-person shooter utilising the Doom engine. Or at least: a modified version of the Doom engine. It was again developed by Raven Software and published by id Software, and John Romero once again acted as producer of the game.

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Heretic, PC

Heretic is a fantasy first-person shooter that uses a modified version of the Doom engine. It was developed by Raven Software and published by id Software for PC MS-DOS in 1994. John Romero acted as producer on the game (and on the sequel, Hexen).

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Blood, PC

Monolith‘s 1997 shooter – Blood – is a first-person satire of every horror movie you ever saw, and also a few that you probably didn’t.

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Quake, PC

Doom was good, but Quake – for me – was where id Software really broke the First-Person Shooter mould, with a game far ahead of anything else at the time – even their own games…

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Doom II, PC

Doom II: Hell On Earth (to give the game its full title) was released in 1994 and is the sequel to the infamous id Software blaster, Doom.

It uses the same engine as Doom (id Tech 1), but has more variety and is optimised to be more detailed and quicker.

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Shadow Warrior, PC

The original Shadow Warrior was released for PC MS-DOS by GT Interactive in 1997.

Shadow Warrior is a fast, high fun factor, oriental comedy First-Person Shooter. It was created by 3D Realms and used the Duke Nukem ‘Build’ Engine to display the world.

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Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee, PlayStation

Abe’s Oddysee is the first in a trilogy of games that fall under the Oddworld series banner, and the first game to feature Abe – a likeable alien slave who is on the run from his captors.

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