A young man's quest to defeat a corrupt corporation he once served and exact revenge upon the man who wronged him, uncovering dark secrets about his past along the way, in the most celebrated console RPG of all time. It popularized the RPG genre and was a killer app for the PlayStation console.
A Nintendo 64 game based on the James Bond film by the same name, GoldenEye 007 is both a crucial milestone in the evolution of first-person shooters on consoles and universally considered one of the best movie license games ever made.
Tekken 3 (1997) (3.81 average Grouvee user rating)
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is a 2D action-adventure platformer. Its open-ended gameplay mixed with RPG mechanics set the template for later Castlevania games, and its critical acclaim led to the coining of the term Metroidvania.
Nintendo's flagship game for the 1997 holiday season, race as Diddy or one of his friends in this Mario Kart style adventure to defend Timber the Tiger's Island and defeat the evil intergalactic Wizpig.
The second title in the Tomb Raider franchise. Lara Croft races against the forces of Marco Bartoli in search of clues that will lead her to the Dagger of Xian, a powerful relic that allowed the Emperor of China to command his armies.
The Curse of Monkey Island is a point and click adventure game from LucasArts. It is the third game in the Monkey Island series and features the swashbuckling theme, eccentric puzzles, and humor that the series is known for.
Quake II (1997) (3.67 average Grouvee user rating)
The second game in id Software's Quake series. Not actually a direct sequel to Quake, Quake II tells a story of an alien invasion. It casts the player as a lone space marine named Bitterman who must fight the villainous alien Strogg on their home planet of Stroggos.
Turok was one of the first fully 3-D shooters that was acclaimed for being something more than just another DOOM clone. It combined an interesting story with innovative level design and technically proficient graphics.
With the tagline "Evil is Good", Dungeon Keeper invites players to channel their inner dungeon master by building and sustaining an underground lair replete with evil minions and devious traps, with the ultimate goal of overthrowing the sanctimonious Lords of the Land.
The followup to 1995's Dark Forces, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II is a first-person shooter set within the Star Wars universe. Its story revolves around Kyle Katarn, who must discover his latent connection to the Force in order to combat seven powerful Sith Lords.