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Rise of the MMOs – Part 2

So far, I’ve discussed a few of the early MMOs that I have had personal experience with. Of course, for every one I’ve played, there’s many more that I haven’t played. Most the games I’ve...

Rise of the MMOs – Part 1

The nineties were a truly epic time for gaming. This decade saw many changes in the home console market. Handheld gaming became mainstream. And of course, PC gaming took off at a rapid pace. With the ever growing...

Review: Quake III Arena

Right on the heels of my Unreal Tournament review, comes my thoughts on its main competitor; Quake III Arena. Both of these titles are similar in terms of gameplay and they were released only days...

Review: Unreal Tournament

Continuing my dig thru the archives brings me to the ever popular Unreal Tournament. This game is not a direct sequel to the original Unreal, instead it is designed solely around the concept of a multiplayer arena. The nasty...

Review: Quake II

Next up in the Oldschool File is another FPS classic: Quake II. After Quake took the Internet by storm, id Software was quick to develop a proper sequel. Quake II takes most of what was...