Skip to main content

Zero to 100: Videogames by the numbers

81… minigames in Mario Party 8

Interstate 82 (PC)

’83… year Mass Effect takes place (well, 2183)

84… songs in Rock Band 2

’85… the year the NES launched in the US, paving the way for Wii Music

’86… year Aperture Science began developing GlaDOS

Bosconian ’87 (C64)

’88 Games (Arcade)

’89… the year we found out just how bad the Power Glove really is

Galaga ’90 (TG-16, also Virtual Console)

Space Invaders ’91 (Genesis)

Vault 92, an important location in Fallout 3

Bomberman 93 (TG-16, Virtual Console)

NHL ’94 (Genesis, the best ever)

OXM Demo Disc 95 – on sale now!

Micro Machines Turbo Tournament 96 (Genesis)

The King of Fighters ’97 (PSone)

Nagano Winter Olympics ’98 (N64)

Ninety Nine Nights (360)

Bladestorm: The Hundred Years’ War (multi)

What do you know, it worked. Well, just to finish it all off…

Mar 31, 2009

The most horribly mangled titles in history

From Katamari to Mass Effect, we reveal how they thought it all up

16 games just crying out for a Photoshop job