The Bottom Line: Panzer General III: Scorched Earth takes its predecessor's engine and simply shifts the setting of the game to the Eastern Front. Read review
Specs: Everyone, SSI, Strategy, General Strategy, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: Pile on the seven different play modes for multiplayer contests, and this proves to be a very replayable game indeed. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Supersonic, Driving, 1-2 Players
Specs: Everyone, Mindscape Inc., Action, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: The combination of repetitive gameplay, mediocre graphics, and no-challenge action adds up to a dismal offering. Read review
Specs: K-A, Mindscape, Driving, General Action, 1 Player
Specs: Everyone, Ed Magnin and Associates, Action, 1 Player
Specs: Everyone, PF.Magic
The Bottom Line: The term "Armchair General" was coined for this kind of game. Read review
Specs: K-A, SSI, Strategy, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: Don't be fooled into thinking that Catz (or its sister title, Dogz) is actually a game. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Saffire
Specs: K-A, Mindscape Inc., Sports, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Chessmaster is still the only way to go if you're looking for a chess program. Read review
The Bottom Line: Though the 3D graphics can occasionally lead to command and control problems, the game is based on a good underlying system. Read review
The Bottom Line: Sometimes, when you get a game design just right, it's okay to coast for awhile. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Catware, Strategy, General Strategy
The Bottom Line: Imperialism succeeds in creating an engrossing simulation of naked power-mongering. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Frog City Software, Strategy, General Strategy, 1-8 Players
The Bottom Line: Circuit Breakers is a rip-off of the Micro Machines series of games. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Supersonic, Driving, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: With tons of customization options and a system that focuses on learning, Chessmaster is the clear choice for people who wish to experience chess on their PlayStation. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Starsphere Interactive
The Bottom Line: Even the multiplayer-crazed "party game" crowd won't find any nuggets of gaming goodness here. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Pure Entertainment, Action, 1-4 Players
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