Games by Year of Release: 1997

Shadow Warrior

Shadow Warrior

Shadow Warrior is an action shooter game developed by 3D Realms Entertainment and published by GT Interactive Software in 1997 for DOS and Mac. In 2013 it made its way to Windows and was also formatted for iPhone and iPad.

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: comedy freeware shoot em up

Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain

Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain

Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain was developed by Silicon Knights and published by Crystal Dynamics. It was first released for the PlayStation in 1996. The Windows port was made by Semi ...

Year: 1997 Genre: Action Updated: 2018-06-05Tags: action-rpg adult dark fantasy fantasy horror rpg elements top-down vampires

Championship Manager 97/98

Championship Manager 97/98

Championship Manager 97/98 is a football-management game developed by Sports Interactive and published by Eidos Interactive in October 1997 for PC. The series was created by the C...

Year: 1997 Genre: Sports Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: business simulation football management soccer

Grand Theft Auto

Grand Theft Auto

Grand Theft Auto, popularly known as GTA, is a 2D open-world action game developed by DMA Design and published by BMG in 1997 for PC. At the end of that same year, it would see the light in the Playstation 1.

Year: 1997 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: 2d automobile crime & punishment driving non-linear north america open world violence

Backyard Baseball

Backyard Baseball

Backyard Baseball is a baseball game created by Humongous Entertainment and released for Windows and Macintosh in 1997. It's the first of a long series of successful titles, the last one of which was released in 2015.

Year: 1997 Genre: Sports Updated: 2019-11-02Tags: baseball cartoon scumm

Carmageddon

Carmageddon

Carmageddon is a violent and destructive racing game developed by Stainless Software and published by SCi and Interplay in 1997 for DOS and Mac (ported to other platforms in later years).

Year: 1997 Genre: Racing Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: automobile driving vehicular combat simulator

The Settlers II

The Settlers II

The Settlers II: Veni, Vidi, Vici is the second chapter of the popular series of city building real time strategy games created by Blue Byte software. It was published by Blue Byte...

Year: 1997 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: business simulation city building classical antiquity real-time

Claw

Claw

Claw is a 2D platformer developed and published by Monolith Productions as a PC exclusive in 1997. Despite the fanmade adaptations and the repeated attempts to continue the story officially, it did not receive any sequel.

Year: 1997 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-03-14Tags: 2d cartoon multiplayer pirates side-scrolling

Age of Empires

Age of Empires

Age of Empires is a historical real-time strategy game created by Ensemble Studios and published by Microsoft in 1997 for Windows. It's one of the most popular video games franchises ever created.

Year: 1997 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2019-10-24Tags: classical antiquity history isometric management real-time rts war

Theme Hospital

Theme Hospital

Theme Hospital is a business simulator developed by Bullfrog Productions and published by Electronic Arts for the PC in 1997. It's the second game in Bullfrog Productions' Theme series, and was proceeded by Theme Park.

Year: 1997 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: business simulation city building comedy construction simulation humour management real-time

Blood

Blood

Blood is a horror first-person shooter created by Monolith Productions and published by GT Interactive in 1997 for MS-DOS. The game was designed by Nicholas Newhard, which was also the lead programmer.

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: 2.5d fps horror shoot em up

Quake II

Quake II

Quake II doesn't need any introduction. The first-person shooter created by id Software was released in December 1997. The legendary John Carmack worked personally on coding this gem, that was not planned to be a sequel to Quake.

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-01-03Tags: 3d first-person fps multiplayer science fiction shoot em up texture map

Need for Speed II Special Edition

Need for Speed II Special Edition

Need for Speed 2 is the second game in the popular Need for Speed series of racing games created by Electronic Arts. It was released in 1997 for PlayStation. An enhanced version, ...

Year: 1997 Genre: Racing Updated: 2019-10-01Tags: 3d acceleration automobile driving multiplayer street racing vehicle simulator

Disney's Hercules

Disney's Hercules

Disney's Hercules is an action platformer game for Windows 95 and Playstation published in 1997 by Disney Interactive, based on the animated movie of the same name. During the fir...

Year: 1997 Genre: Action Updated: 2016-11-30Tags: arcade cartoon fantasy movies platform