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Welcome to the new HG101!

Well, it’s been a long time coming, but HG101 has finally joined the 21st century with modern web design and

Lunacy

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Mansion of Hidden Souls

If you’re going to dip your feet into any of the waters of the Mansion of Hidden Souls games, Lunacy is probably

Mansion of Hidden Souls (Sega CD)

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Mansion of Hidden Souls

FMV games carry an interesting legacy. Broadly defined, FMV games are simply games which incorporate video files in an interactive

The Mansion of Hidden Souls (Saturn)

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Mansion of Hidden Souls

Released on the more powerful Sega Saturn, The Mansion of Hidden Souls doesn’t manage to capture the awkward charm of its

Vampire: Master of Darkness

One look at Vampire: Master of Darkness (or In the Wake of the Vampire, depending on which version you’re playing)

Tormentum: Dark Sorrow

If you’ve been playing point and click adventure games long enough, you may have heard of the hidden object genre

Blade Runner

Co-authored by Harry Milonas An acclaimed science-fiction writer with a strong cult following, Philip K. Dick is recognized as one

Grave Rivalry – The Fate of Competing Video Game Heroes

Most video game publishers kept friendly relationships with each other, rarely referencing or parodying other games or characters other than

Dark Seed II

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Dark Seed

Dark Seed II picks up a year after the ending of the original. Mike has had the good sense to

Dark Seed

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Dark Seed

Ridley Scott’s 1979 movie Alien still ranks as one of the scariest movies ever made. There are at least a

Harvester

Harvester looks like it was deliberately crafted after Senator Liebermann’s 1991 hearings about violence in video games. It is intensely bloody,

Xargon: The Mystery of the Blue Builders

With such titles as Tyrian, ZZT, Jill of the Jungle and Jazz Jackrabbit under their belt, Epic Megagames was a major contender in the PC gaming

Deathsmiles

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Deathsmiles

As the scrolling shooter, long an arcade mainstay, quietly followed its native venue into obscurity, diehard fans found some solace

Blood II: The Chosen

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Blood

On Halloween of 1998, Monolith released Blood II: The Chosen, the first and only official sequel to the original Blood. Set one

Blood

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Blood

In the mid-nineties, FPS giants like Doom, Duke Nukem 3D, and Quake ruled the roost, causing gamers to sacrifice their social lives and embrace

Monster Bash

For those who grew up gaming with a DOS PC, a lot of people will hold the same reverence for