Old games and classics may seem old-fashioned and heavy, but they marked an era. They were the precursors to all the modern and sophisticated games we play today. If you are over 30 and want to remember the hours of fun or if you just want to know if the old games were excellent, you should not forget to download and play these classics from the 90s.
Prince of Persia – 1989
Prince of Persia is one of the most popular classic games of all time. The first version of the game was released in 1989, long before the computer became popular. Prince of Persia became so popular that he managed to form a legion of fans who have followed his story for more than 30 years. Hollywood told the story of the young prince in a millionaire production: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010). The game’s story resembles many thousand and one night films. Jaffar the Grand Vizier threw the prince into the dungeon, and he has 60 minutes to escape. He will have to face traps and Jaffar’s guards. In the end, he faces Jaffar himself in a sword fight. The game is very fun and small, worth downloading.
Wolfenstein 3D – 1992
Wolfenstein 3D is a first-person shooter video game developed by id Software and originally released in 1992. In the game, the player assumes the role of an Allied spy during World War II. Your mission is to escape from the Nazi German prison Castle Wolfenstein and carries out a series of crucial missions against the Nazis. The player traverses each of the game’s levels to find an elevator to the next level or kill a final boss, fighting Nazi soldiers, dogs, and other enemies with knives and a variety of guns.
DOOM – 1993
Doom is one of the most significant games in video game history, frequently cited as one of the greatest games of all time. Its graphic violence and hellish imagery also made it one of the top video game controversies in history. The game has released on several platforms. Doom II: Hell on Earth (1994) continued the franchise. In the following years, several expansion packs appeared and the source code was released in 1997, inspiring new adaptations. Doom 3 was released in 2004, followed by a 2005 Doom film.
Command & Conquer – 1995
Command & Conquer real-time strategy video game. The game tells the story of a world war between two globalized factions: the Global Defense Initiative of the United Nations and a militant organization called the Brotherhood of Nod, led by the mysterious Kane. The groups compete for control of Tiberium, a mysterious substance that slowly spreads across the world. C&C was a commercial and critical success, selling over three million copies and winning numerous awards. It has been cited as the title that defined and popularized the real-time strategy genre. The game was the first in the Command & Conquer series, which sold 30 million copies by 2009. To mark the 12th anniversary of the franchise, Electronic Arts, owner of the series, released the game for free in 2007.
Duke Nukem 3D – 1996
Duke Nukem 3D a first-person shooter whose gameplay is similar to Doom. Gameplay involves moving through levels presented from the protagonist’s point of view, shooting enemies on the way. The environments in the game are highly destructible and interactive. Levels were designed in a fairly non-linear manner such that players can explore. The levels are also filled with objects with which the player can interact, light switches make it easier to see, while water fountains and broken hydrants provide some health points or simply diversion.
Need For Speed II: SE – 1997
Need for Speed II: SE was originally made for a Pentium 90 MHz, 20 Mb (Windows 95). A great upgrade to the original of 1994 now with better graphics and fun racing. Adds four cars to the original eight and one extra track to the original seven. The graphics are really great, with smoother animation, rich colors, and increased detail compared to the original NFS. NFS II SE is a great addition to the series. This is a game that marked the NFS series and is worth downloading and playing.
Carmageddon – 1997
Carmageddon includes thirty-six racetracks, played across eleven different locations. The player races a vehicle against a number of other computers controlled competitors in various settings (city, mine, and industrial areas). The player has time to complete each race, but more time may be gained by damaging the competitors’ cars, collecting bonuses, or by running over pedestrians.
SimCity 3000 – 1999
SimCity 3000 is a city-building simulation video game released in 1999. The game shipped 1 million copies in its debut six months. It was the United States’ best-selling computer game during the first half of 1999, and by the end of September had sold 470,000 units and revenues of almost $20 million.