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Diablo. Blizzard North (1997) PC

(Released in 1996 in the US) I never actually played Diablo back in the day, I sank well over a thousand hours into Diablo 2, and maybe a hundred hours into Diablo 3, but the original game not a jot.

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Theme Hospital. Bullfrog Productions (1997) PC

Doctor, attend Psychiatry please. Two surgeons needed in Operating Theatre. Nurse required in Pharmacy… And so on.

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Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. Konami (1997) PlayStation

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is a game everyone and their dog have told me I would love, but for dozens of reasons I never played it and it reached a stage where I was actively avoiding SotN  because there was

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Final Fantasy VII. Squaresoft (1997) PlayStation

Yo, everyone i’m doing it. I am actually doing it!!! THIS IS NOT A DRILL!!! I honest to god love this game,and Final Fantasy VII was my favourite game until I played Final Fantasy VI and Silent Hill 2. However,

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GoldenEye 007. Rare (1997) Nintendo 64

If you like retro gaming then you’ll probably be aware that neckbeards will frequently scoff about “GoldenEye being better than those them there Call of Battlefield shooty games” in a bizarrely thick unnatural West Country accent (American’s read yokel). And

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Twisted Metal: World Tour. Sony Interactive (1997) PlayStation

Known as Twisted Metal 2 in the US and fondly remembered by all…

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Killer Instinct Gold. Rare (1997) Nintendo 64

Killer Instinct was a pretty solid Tournament Fighter  with a combo system added a depth that newbs and pros could all have some fun. It did look like arse, and had a stupid difficulty at the end but what about

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