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Games by Year of Release: 1997

The Reap

The Reap is a futuristic shoot 'em-up created by Housemarque in 1997 for Microsoft Windows. The scrolling is isometric, like the famous arcade Zaxxon, but the game features 3D modeled levels with high-quality rendered graphics.

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter

3d rendering aliens isometric science fiction shoot em up

Alien Terminator

Alien Terminator is a sci-fi side-scrolling shooter created by Flair Software and published by Golden Zone for PC in 1997. One year before the game was released on the SNES with the name Realm.

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter

platform-shooter post-apocalyptic run and gun science fiction side-scrolling snes

War Planets: Age of Chaos

War Planets: Age of Chaos is a sci-fi real-time strategy game set in the War Planets universe created by the toy company Trendmasters. The game, created by Trendmasters itself, was...

Year: 1997 Genre: Strategy

aliens licensed real-time rts science fiction war

Enemy: Tempest of Violence

Enemy: Tempest Of Violence is a platformer action-adventure created by Anachronia for the Amiga and published originally in 1997. The developer released an improved version, called...

Year: 1997 Genre: Action

2 players action-adventure amiga original game co-op flip-screen freeware platform

C-Dogs

C-Dogs is the sequel to Cyberdogs, with an improved gameplay and the addition of a campaign editor..

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter

fighting shoot em up

Redneck Rampage

Redneck Rampage is a comedy/sci-fi first-person shooter created by Xatrix Entertainment and published by Interplay for MS-DOS in 1997. The game uses the Build game engine, usually considered a 2.

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter

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Halls of the Dead: Faery Tale Adventure II

Halls of the Dead: Faery Tale Adventure II is the sequel to the 1987 RPG The Faery Tale Adventure created by MicroIllusions. The sequel was developed by The Dreamers Guild, a stu...

Year: 1997 Genre: Role Playing

action-rpg fairy tale fantasy isometric sword and sorcery

PC*Bert

PC*Bert is an excellent and faithful freeware clone for the PC of Q*Bert, one of the most famous arcades ever created. Q*Bert was developed in 1982 by Gottlieb and is still one of the most famous videogames characters.

Year: 1997 Genre: Arcade

freeware clone arcade qbert clone

Worms: The Director's Cut

Worms: The Director’s Cut is the sequel to the original Worms and was developed by Team17 and published by Ocean Software in 1997 exclusively for the Amiga with AGA chipset. Both...

Year: 1997 Genre: Puzzler

aga amiga original game artillery blitz basic comedy turn-based war

Arsenal Taste the Power

A.R.S.E.N.A.L Taste the Power is a real-time strategy game created by Tactical Software for MS-DOS and released as shareware in 1997. The game is clearly inspired by other RTS hits, especially Command & Conquer.

Year: 1997 Genre: Strategy

real-time rts shareware top-down

Scudetto 97-98

Scudetto 97-98 is the Italian version of Championship Manager 2, with team and player data updated for the 97/98 season and all text localized to Italian. .

Year: 1997 Genre: Sports

soccer football managerial italian

Warlords III: Reign of Heroes

Warlords III: Reign of Heroes is the third chapter of the saga of fantasy turn-based strategy games created by Strategic Studies Group. The game was released in 1997, exclusively for Windows.

Year: 1997 Genre: Strategy

rpg elements tactics top-down turn-based wargame

X-COM: Apocalypse

X-COM Apocalypse is the third entry into the X-COM series, developed by Mythos Games and published by MicroProse for DOS and Windows in 1997. Apocalypse utilizes the same Cityscape...

Year: 1997 Genre: Strategy

aliens real-time science fiction squad management tactical-rpg turn-based

The Adventures of Lomax

The Adventures of Lomax is a platformer created by Psygnosis and released in 1996 for Windows and Playstation, as a spin-off of the famous game Lemmings. The artist that designe...

Year: 1997 Genre: Platformer

2d cartoon side-scrolling