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Games by Year of Release: 1996

Bolo Adventures III

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

Year: 1996 Genre: Puzzler


Fantasy General

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

fantasy turn-based

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

3D Xmas Adventure: Santa's Rescue

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

Mortimer and the Riddles of the Medallion

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 game engine and it's designed for kids 5 and up.

Year: 1996 Genre: Action

educational first-person puzzle-solving

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 in...

Year: 1996 Genre: Shooter

science fiction shoot em up

Chex Quest 2

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

2.5d advergames doom engine first-person fps licensed

Tin Toy Adventure in the House of Fun

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

aga amiga original game cartoon fantasy parallax scrolling side-scrolling

Dig It!

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 platform

Rally Sport

Rally Sport is a freeware 3D driving/racing game that can be played by one or two players. It was released in 1996 for PC MS-DOS .

Year: 1996 Genre: Racing

automobile freeware off-roading rally track racing vehicle simulator


Stargunner, developed by Apogee, is a classic side-scrolling shooter game released in 1996. The game features fast-paced action and challenging gameplay as players take control of ...

Year: 1996 Genre: Shooter

arcade science fiction shoot em up

Chex Quest

Chex Quest is a sci-fi first-person shooter created by Digital Cafe in 1996 using the Doom engine. The game was distributed in special boxes of Chex cereals..

Year: 1996 Genre: Shooter

2.5d advergames doom engine first-person fps freeware licensed science fiction

NBA Live 97

NBA Live 97 is a basketball game developed by NuFX and published by Electronic Arts for the Sega Genesis in 1996. The third entry in this franchise that started with NBA Live 95 ...

Year: 1996 Genre: Sports

basketball isometric licensed motion capture sport sim

Archimedean Dynasty

Archimedean Dynasty is a science fiction submarine simulator created by Massive Development and published by BlueByte in 1996 for MS-DOS. It is considered the first chapter of the AquaNox series.

Year: 1996 Genre: Simulation

3d naval science fiction submarine underwater vehicle simulator