Games by Year: 1996

Heroes of Might and Magic II

Heroes of Might and Magic II: The Succession Wars is a turn-based strategy game published in 1996 by the 3DO Company. It is the second installment of the Heroes of Might and Magic series and it is considered...

Year: 1996 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2017-02-18 Tags: fantasy turn based

Sid Meier's Civilization II

Sid Meier's Civilization II is the second chapter of the most famous turn-based strategy video game ever created. The game's objective is to "Build an empire to stand the test of time". This second chapter,...

Year: 1996 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-30 Tags: managerial turn-based

Lords of the Realm II

Lords of the Realm II is a strategy meets resource management computer game developed by Impressions Games and published by Sierra On-Line in 1996. It is the second game in the Lords of the Realm series....

Year: 1996 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-13 Tags: real-time managerial turn-based medieval

Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares

Master of Orion II: Battle At Antares, the sequel to Master of Orion, is a popular turn-based 4x space empire game designed by Steve Barcia and Ken Burd and developed by Simtex. The game was published...

Year: 1996 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-07 Tags: managerial sci-fi/futuristic turn-based

Twisted Metal

Twisted Metal is a vehicular combat/racing game developed by SingleTrac and published by Sony Computer Entertainment initally for Playstation in 1995. A Windows95 version of the game was released in 1996,...

Year: 1996 Genre: Racing Updated: 2017-02-21 Tags: racing/driving fighting duels combat


Quake is a first-person shooter video game, developed by id Software and published by GT Interactive in 1996. Unlike the Doom engine before it, the Quake engine offered full real-time 3D rendering and...

Year: 1996 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-19 Tags: shooter


DX-Ball is a 'breakout' clone, based on the popular Amiga game Megaball, developed for Windows in 1996 by Michael P. Welch.

Year: 1996 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2017-02-13 Tags: arcade paddle/pong breakout freeware clone

Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider is one of the most popular videogames franchise of all time. The original 3D action-adventure, where players control Lara Croft from a third-person perspective, was developed by Core Design...

Year: 1996 Genre: Action Updated: 2017-01-30 Tags: puzzle-solving

The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall

The Elder Scrolls II - Daggerfall is an open world single player action rpg by Bethesda Softworks. It was released in 1996 on the PC. It's the second entry in the popular Elder scrolls series, and the...

Year: 1996 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2016-12-07 Tags: fantasy freeware rpg medieval

Descent II

Descent II is a first person shooter published in 1996. It's the sequel to Decent. The game was published by Interplay Productions and developed by Parallax Software. Originally intended as an expansion...

Year: 1996 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-01-19 Tags: sci-fi/futuristic shooter

Championship Manager 96/97

Championship Manager 96/97 is a new version of Championship Manager 2, the popular football management sim created by Sports Interactive. As you can imagine this re-release includes the seasonal updates...

Year: 1996 Genre: Sports Updated: 2017-04-03 Tags: managerial/business simulation football soccer sports management

Syndicate Wars

Syndicate Wars is the second title in the Syndicate series, created by Bullfrog Productions in 1996. Unlike the first game and the expansion, this new chapter was not released for the Amiga. Syndicate...

Year: 1996 Genre: Action Updated: 2016-11-23 Tags: cyberpunk/dark sci-fi real-time

Z: The Game

Z (or Zed) is a sci-fi real-time strategy game developed by The Bitmap Brothers and published in 1996 for PC-MSDOS. It was later ported to Playstation and more recently to Windows, iOS and Android.

Year: 1996 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2015-04-30 Tags: real-time sci-fi/futuristic

F1 Manager 96

F1 Manager 96 is a Formula 1 management simulation developed by the German software house Software 2000 and released in 1996 for DOS. You start selecting your team and then you will be able to manage...

Year: 1996 Genre: Sports Updated: 2016-03-26 Tags: managerial f1 simulation strategy