Final Fantasy VIII featured many new ideas for the Final Fantasy franchise, including: a subplot with a different main character, more realistic character designs, level-scaled enemy encounters, and the replacement of MP and most equipment with a system of card drawing and junctioning.
A spin-off of the original Unreal, Unreal Tournament is a fast-paced multiplayer first-person shooter for up to 16 players in six different game modes (from the standard Deathmatch to the mission-based Assault).
Spyro 2 is the sequel to best selling Spyro the Dragon and is also a 3D platformer. In this game Spyro is tasked with accumulating talismans and orbs so that he has enough magic to defeat Ripto, who is destroying the world of Avalar.
This disappointing sequel to the classic Super Nintendo RPG Chrono Trigger drops the time travel theme in favour of a story about alternate universes, and drops the detailed, in-depth character development in favour of increasing the amount of party characters to massive numbers.
An isometric RPG using Bioware's Infinity Engine, Planescape: Torment is set in the Planescape universe and tells the dark and provocative tale of The Nameless One, an immortal searching for his identity.
Half-Life Opposing Force is the first expansion to the original Half-Life. It features Adrian Shephard, one of the marines who was sent to kill Gordon Freeman and the other Black Mesa scientists. The events of Opposing Force are mostly concurrent with that of the original Half-Life.
Heroes of Might and Magic III: The Restoration of Erathia is the third numbered title in the Heroes of Might and Magic franchise, a series of fantasy turn-based strategy games. It expands upon many of the gameplay conceits of previous games while also featuring a vastly different art style.