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Games starting with ‘O’

#462 – Overlord

                                                                                                  Good night, Cleveland! Yes, we did rock your face!                   Starbase lords their wealth over all the other lowlier planets. Their uppance will come soon enough!   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Virgin Games DEVELOPER: Probe GENRE: Real-time strategy RELEASE DATE: January 1993   Koei might be The One Strategy Game Developer to … Continue reading #462 – Overlord

#461 – Othello

                                                                                                                                                        It’s sponsored by Merlin!                                                                                                     It’s anyone’s game at this point… but probably white’s.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Acclaim DEVELOPER: HAL Labs GENRE: Puzzle RELEASE DATE: December 1988   From the smoke-stained Sixties backgrounds to the antiquated pseudo-checkers gameplay, Othello proudly displays its grandmotherly leanings. But don’t let the old-fashioned … Continue reading #461 – Othello

#460 – Orb 3D

                                                                                                                                                           KROHNNNNNNN!!!!                                                                                                                              Level 01, the circliest of all the levels   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Hi-Tech Expressions DEVELOPER: Software Toolworks GENRE: Pong/”puzzle” RELEASE DATE: October 1990   Orb 3D should have been called Pong II: Now With Objectives and Stuff because that’s pretty much what it is. There’s a story about an … Continue reading #460 – Orb 3D

#459 – Operation Wolf

                                                                                                I eat Green Berets for breakfast…                                                                               Won’t somebody please think of the chickens!   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Taito DEVELOPER: Taito GENRE: Shooter/Light gun RELEASE DATE: May 1989   Let us all bow our heads and remember Operation Wolf the way I feel it would want to be remembered: in the arcades. … Continue reading #459 – Operation Wolf

#457 – Operation Secret Storm

                                                                                                                                         Saddam’s jowls will consume us all!                                                                                                                                                             Is he… is he looking at me?   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Color Dreams DEVELOPER: Color Dreams GENRE: Action RELEASE DATE: 1992   Color Dreams/Wisdom Tree has published some of the finest dreck the NES has to offer, but Operation Secret Storm is a war … Continue reading #457 – Operation Secret Storm