IE Magazine Issue #09

Issue #9 of Interactive Entertainment. All videos can be found in the IE Magazine entry. Text reviews and the associated video have their own pages as well.

IE Magazine Issue #09

January 1995 brings issue nine with a new interface.  It's a major upgrade from the previous ve...

Preview - 1830: Railroads & Robber Barons (DOS, 1995)

It was lot easier being a captain of industry in the 19th Century. The government didn't care h...

Preview - Great Naval Battles Vol. III: Fury in the Pacific, 1941-44 (DOS, 1995)

Transcript of interview with James Young, designer of SSI's Great Naval Battles III Interactiv...

Preview - Lords of Midnight (DOS, 1995)

Welcome to Midnight. You've come at a bad time. The noble King Luxor has recently been kidnapp...

Preview - World at War: Volume II - Stalingrad (DOS, 1995)

THE WORLD AT WAR: STALINGRAD Designer's Notes by Eric Young Russia, 1942In the Pacific theater...

Review - 5th Fleet (DOS, 1994)

The latest example Avalon Hill's revolutionary approach toward game design is 5th Fleet, a stra...

Review - Alone in the Dark 3 (DOS, 1994)

One of the most powerful legends U.S. history has to offer is the Wild West. Real men out on th...

Review - Central Intelligence (DOS, 1994)

Spying is a murky business, full of unpredictable twists and turns. That might lead a generous ...

Review - Creature Shock (DOS, 1994)

I've been playing games on the PC for many years, and I've tried my hand at hundreds of time-wa...

Review - Cyclemania (DOS, 1994)

What's the first thing that pops into your head when you read a computer game advertisement inc...

Review - Death Gate (DOS, 1994)

The Death Gate Cycle by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman has gathered sufficient fans to put its...

Review - Ecstatica (DOS, 1994)

You ever have one of those days? You're innocently riding your horse up in the mountains, you r...

Review - Flash Traffic: City of Angels (DOS, 1994)

In this time of blockbuster multiple CD-ROM games, there is potential for enormous improvement ...

Review - Flight Commander 2 (Windows 3.x, 1994)

Flight Commander II (FC2) is the fourth computer game release from Avalon Hill in 1994. After s...

Review - Front Page Sports: Football Pro '95 (DOS, 1994)

Y'know, REALLY good games only come out so often, and the percentage of really good games that ...

Review - Hammer of the Gods (DOS, 1994)

In late 1993, QQP released a game called Merchant Prince. It was a strategy game, designed by a...

Review - Hodj 'n' Podj (Windows 3.x, 1995)

Once upon a time . . . The name Steve Meretzky is usually associated with humorous adventure g...

Review - Lemmings Chronicles, The (DOS, 1994)

The lemmings are back and bigger than ever! Well, okay, technically, they're just closer, but ...

Review - Magic Carpet (DOS, 1994)

When I first heard of an upcoming Electronic Arts release called Magic Carpet, I didn't think t...

Review - Menzoberranzan (DOS, 1994)

Menzoberranzan. It sounds like one of the ingredients in some really preservative-laden food li...

Review - Metal Marines (Windows 3.x, 1994)

I'm far from an expert on game design, but I've always had a slight prejudice against the use o...

Review - Metaltech: Battledrome (DOS, 1994)

Metaltech: Battledrome is definitely a game with a convoluted history behind it. It was origina...

Review - NASCAR Racing (DOS, 1994)

NASCAR Racing looks and handles a lot like IndyCar Racing, which many people will find to be a ...

Review - Novastorm (DOS, 1994)

Have you ever noticed just how many of the arcade games that come out for the PC are really ter...

Review - Quarantine (DOS, 1994)

Kemo City wasn't always so bad. Why, back at the beginning of the 21st century, it was a beauti...

Review - Transport Tycoon (DOS, 1994)

Microprose is certainly no stranger to quality strategy games. The company's history is so clut...

Review - U.S. Navy Fighters (DOS, 1994)

Unfortunately, very few ever get the privilege of serving their nation as naval aviators, but E...

Review - Zephyr (DOS, 1994)

Let's talk about concepts for a minute here – specifically the concept of the racing/shooting g...