3DO Video Games from A to L




 

Alone in the Dark

Alone in the Dark

Jeremy Hartwood committed suicide in his Louisiana mansion. You play the role of either Edward Carnby, a private investigator, or Emily Hartwood, Jeremy’s niece. Your mission is to investigate the nature of his death. The game setting consists of a three-floor mansion that is reputed to be haunted by its eccentric past owner. As you would expect, there are many obstacles in the game including rats, zombies and giant worms.This is not a shoot em up game and as such, you must be careful how much ammo you use up.

Battle Chess

Battle Chess

This has to be a classic. Battle Chess is responsible for many people who would have never played the game to pick it up. The game has the same rules as the board game. How it differs is what happens when a piece is taken. Both pieces do battle and with the outcome already determined based on whichever player had their piece captured. The Amiga platform offered the greatest level of detail due to its extensive colour pallet.

Battlesport

Battlesport

Battlesport is a futuristic sports simulator where you enter an arena to face your computer opponents. The player who scores the most points wins. The ball constantly bounces over the arena and there are a variety of weapons to shoot your competitor. If you have possession of the ball and you get hit, possession is lost. Also, taking too many shots results in a temporary inability to take part in the action while your opponent happily scores goals.

Braindead 13

Braindead 13

In Braindead 13, you play a young computer expert that was called to fix a computer at some scary castle and in no time flat, he finds himself in trouble.Your objective is to use your complex moves in order to escape from the castle.

Cannon Fodder

Cannon Fodder 3DO

Guide a team of up to four soldiers through 72 levels of combat in this innovative top-down action strategy hybrid. In fact, Cannon fodder was so popular it has been ported to many game console and computer platforms. The characters are controlled indirectly using the mouse, as you activate each soldier or group of them by highlighting them. Your characters can cross water of any depth, but cannot shoot while they are swimming.

Captain Quazar

Captain Quazar 3DO

Your mission is to kill the bad guys and save the day. Everything in this huge galaxy can be blown away, but be careful where you lay waste, because you have to manage your resources to survive.

Corpse Killer

Corpse Killer 3DO

Corpse Killer is a full-motion video shoot-’em up where you play the role of an elite special forces soldier who parachutes onto a remote tropical island. Dr. Hellman has found a way to raise the dead and created an island of zombies. Your mission is simple: shoot your way through the undead hordes and stop Dr. Hellman.

Creature Shock

Creature Shock 3DO

The earth is overpopulated and mankind must find a second home. A ship sent to investigate Saturn’s moons has disappeared. Your mission is to find out what happened.The game is a first person shooter where you must put down countless aliens. Each alien has a weak point which you have to shoot. There are also two 3D sections where you get to pilot your ship.

Cyberia

Cyberia 3DO

In 2027, the world is controlled by two rival diametrically opposed super-powers: 1) The western-bloc Free World Alliance, 2) The east-bloc Cartel. There is a secret multi-national laboratory deep within Siberia that is know as the Cyberia Complex. While a weapon is build built there, little is known about its purpose. The FWA send the cyber-hacker named Zak to infiltrate the complex and discover the true nature of the Cyberia weapon. This is where you come in.

Demolition Man

Demolition Man 3DO

You are John Spartan and your mission is to capture the most dangerous outlaws named Simon Phoenix at all costs.

Doom

Doom 3DO

You are John Spartan and your mission is to capture the most dangerous outlaws named Simon Phoenix at all costs.

Dragon’s Lair

Dragon's Lair 3DO

You are John Spartan and your mission is to capture the most dangerous outlaws named Simon Phoenix at all costs.

Escape from Monster Manor

Escape from Monster Manor 3DO

You are John Spartan and your mission is to capture the most dangerous outlaws named Simon Phoenix at all costs.

Flashback: The Quest for Identity

Flashback: The Quest for Identity 3DO

The year is 2142. You play as Conrad B. Hart, a man who has lost his memory. After barely escaping from hostile aliens, Conrad’s bike crashes on an unknown planet in the jungle and as Conrad, your quest is simple, survive. To defend yourself, use your gun to shoot the many enemies you will encounter.

FIFA International

FIFA International

Based on international teams with fictional player names. Gameplay consists of quick runs, short passes and blistering shots outside the penalty box. Set pieces are controlled by moving a box into the target area for the ball, and then passed, lobbed or kicked directly. On the tactical side, formations can be selected with 5 different strategies.

Gex

Gex

You must defeat the evil Rez by entering the TV and collecting the remotes to open worlds inside your TV. YOu are a gecko and that gives you the ability to jump, fire and attack. Your suction cups help you scale walls while your tongue can pick up those tricky to get power-ups.

Guardian War

Guardian War

Guardian War pits you as guardian golem against the dark forces of Azrael, the Evil Lord. As expected, your world is infested with monsters and your job is to destroy them. Along the way you will meet other golems. Revive them so that they can join you on your quest. Your ultimate goal is to defeat Azrael. The game uses common role playing elements such as hit points, magic points, speed, mobility and skills. Each golem has a specific skill set.

Iron Angel of the Apocalypse

Iron Angel of the Apocalypse

The box for Iron Angel of the Apocalypse describes itself as an Action Role-Playing Movie. There is no movie, however, there are a lot of live-action cut scenes in between first-person shooting scenes. You are Tetsujin, a cyborg/robot creation of an evil scientist. Your purpose is to wipe out the human race all by yourself. However, you decided to turn against your maker and escape. The game unfolds as you fight your way to the top of a skyscraper to confront the mad scientist.

Jammit

Jammit

Guardian War pits you as guardian golem against the dark forces of Azrael, the Evil Lord. As expected, your world is infested with monsters and your job is to destroy them. Along the way you will meet other golems. Revive them so that they can join you on your quest. Your ultimate goal is to defeat Azrael. The game uses common role playing elements such as hit points, magic points, speed, mobility and skills. Each golem has a specific skill set.

Lemmings

Lemmings

Lemmings became a runaway hit being ported to many game consoles and home computers. You have the difficult job of rescuing the Lemmings across 120 levels. These are simply and friendly creatures, but they tend to walk blindly through the world in the hope of reaching safety at the end of the level. Unfortunately, these levels include steep drops, gaps in the ground, barriers and rivers which would not be a problem for any other creature, but alas, Lemmings blindly follow each other and don’t pay careful attention to their surroundings. You must guide the Lemmings to the end of each level safely.