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Games by Year of Release: 1996

Descent II dos

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 in...

Year: 1996 Genre: Shooter

3d fps science fiction shooter

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. The world of video games is really very intricate. We can notice...

Year: 1996 Genre: Strategy

mecha real-time rts science fiction strategy

Legends amiga

Legends is a fantasy/sci-fi action-adventure, inspired by Zelda, created by Krisalis Software and published in 1996. it was released for Amiga models with AGA chipset and PC. When ...

Year: 1996 Genre: Role Playing

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Bolo Adventures III dos

Bolo Adventures III is a Puzzler game developed by Soleau Software and published by Soleau Software in 1996 for DOS.

Year: 1996 Genre: Puzzler

puzzle strategy puzzler

Fantasy General dos

Fantasy General is a turn-based strategy game published by Strategic Simulations in 1996. It is set in a fantasy world with some steampunk/high-tech elements represented with a hex map.

Year: 1996 Genre: Strategy

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Doom 2 TNT: Evilution dos

TNT: Evilution adds 32 new levels to Doom 2. The mod was created by TeamTNT and was supposed to be released as freeware. Instead, it was included in FinalDOOM, released in 1996..

Year: 1996 Genre: Shooter

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Mortimer and the Riddles of the Medallion windows

Mortimer and the Riddles of the Medallion is an educational action/puzzle game created by LucasArts and released for Windows 95 and Macintosh in 1996. The game uses the Rebel Assault engine and is designed for kids 5 and up.

Year: 1996 Genre: Puzzler

educational first-person hand-drawn animations puzzler

Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars windows

Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars if the first game of the famous series of point-and-click adventures created by Revolution Software. The studio also created Lure of the Temptress and Beneath A Steel Sky.

Year: 1996 Genre: Adventure

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3D Xmas Adventure: Santa's Rescue dos

3D Xmas Adventure: Santa's Rescue is Christmas themed, and non-violent, first person shooter created by Pie in the Sky Software in 1996 for MS-DOS. The game was developed to promot...

Year: 1996 Genre: Shooter

2.5d christmas first-person holidays shooter

Dig It! dos

Dig It! is a platformer created by Pixel Painters and released for MS-DOS only in 1996 as shareware. In this colorful nice platformer created by the authors of Fuzzy's World of Mi...

Year: 1996 Genre: Platformer

arcade platformer shareware

Heroes of Might and Magic II dos

Heroes of Might and Magic II: The Succession Wars is a tactical turn-based strategy game developed by New World Computing. It was published by The 3DO Company in 1996. Although the...

Year: 1996 Genre: Strategy

4x fantasy rpg elements strategy turn-based strategy

Chex Quest 2 dos

Chex Quest 2 is a 3D first-person shooter created by Digital Cafe and released in 1996. It's a so-called advergame since it was distributed together with the Chex cereals in 1996. It is, of course, the sequel to Chex Quest.

Year: 1996 Genre: Shooter

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Realms of Arkania: Shadows over Riva dos

Realms of Arkania: Shadows over Riva is the third and last chapter of the RPG saga created by attic Entertainment. It was based on the German board game "Das Schwarze Auge". The ga...

Year: 1996 Genre: Role Playing


Tin Toy Adventure in the House of Fun amiga

Tin Toy Adventure in the House of Fun is a 2D platformer developed by Adrian Cumming and published by Mutation for the Amiga in 1996. Cumming, a former Core Design artist, and deve...

Year: 1996 Genre: Platformer

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