Glossary

Chocks Away

Release date: 1990

Genres: Action, Combat, Flight, Simulation

Publishers: The Fourth Dimension

Chocks Away is a flight simulation game for the Acorn Archimedes. It was written by Andrew Hutchings and published by The Fourth Dimension. The game is loosely set in the First World War, though many elements are simplified and anachronistic.

Crash Tag Team Racing

Crash Tag Team Racing

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Combat, Platform, Racing

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers:

Crash Tag Team Racing is a racing video game developed by Vancouver-based Radical Entertainment and published by Vivendi Universal Games for the GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox, and the PlayStation Portable. The game was released in North America on October 19, 2005 and in Europe on November 4, 2005. The PlayStation 2 version was re-released in the three-disc "Crash Bandicoot Action Pack" compilation (alongside Crash Nitro Kart and Crash Twinsanity) in the United States on June 12, 2007 and in Eur…

Carmageddon II: Carpocalypse Now

Carmageddon II: Carpocalypse Now

Release date: 1998

Genres: Action, Combat, Racing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 64, Nintendo GameBoy Color

Publishers:

Carmageddon II: Carpocalypse Now is a vehicular combat video game, the sequel to Carmageddon, and released in 1998 for Microsoft Windows. The game was developed by Stainless Games and published by Sales Curve Interactive in Europe and Interplay Entertainment in North America. Ports for Mac OS, PlayStation and Nintendo 64 were released in 1999. A 2D version for the Game Boy Color was released in 2000.

Colony Wars: Red Sun

Colony Wars: Red Sun

Release date: 2000

Genres: Action, Combat, Simulation

Publishers: Psygnosis

Colony Wars: Red Sun (called Colony Wars III: Red Sun in North America) is a space combat simulator video game for the PlayStation developed and released by Psygnosis in 2000. Other two episodes were released beforehand, namely Colony Wars in 1997 and Colony Wars: Vengeance in 1998. Instead of being a starfighter pilot for the League of Free Worlds or the Colonial Navy, the player now assumes the role of a civilian miner-turned-mercenary.

Criticom

Release date: 1995

Genres: Action, Combat

Platforms: Sega Saturn

Publishers: Vic Tokai

Criticom is a 3D fighting video game developed by Kronos Digital Entertainment and originally released in November 1995 in the USA, March 1996 in Europe and October 1996 in Japan by Vic Tokai for the PlayStation. The Sega Saturn version was released in early 1997.

CyberGladiators

Release date: 1996

Genres: Action, Combat

Publishers: Sierra On-Line

CyberGladiators is a 1996 fighting game developed by K.A.A. and published by Sierra On-Line. The game is divided of fights between members of the Quaaflax Alliance and members of the terrorist organization Gy Djin. All characters have been transformed by a cosmic storm into CyberGladiators.

Cosmic Carnage

Cosmic Carnage

Release date: 1994

Genres: Action, Combat

Publishers:

Cosmic Carnage is a 1994 fighting video game developed by Almanic Corporation, in conjunction with ALU, and published by Sega exclusively for the 32X add-on. Set in a uncharted star system, the game follows eight fighters from two factions in a struggle for survival. Its gameplay consists of one-on-one fights, with a main six-button configuration, featuring special moves and finisher techniques, as well as two playable modes. The title garnered mostly negative reception from critics since its re…

Cobra Triangle

Cobra Triangle

Release date: 1989

Genres: Action, Combat, Racing

Publishers: Nintendo

Cobra Triangle is a 1989 racing, vehicular combat video game developed by Rare and released by Nintendo for the Nintendo Entertainment System. The player controls a weapon-equipped speedboat through 25 levels. Objectives include winning races, saving swimmers, and defusing bombs. The game also includes power-ups and is displayed from a 3D isometric perspective with automatic scrolling that follows the player's movement. The Stamper brothers designed the game and David Wise wrote its soundtrack. …

Colony Wars: Vengeance

Colony Wars: Vengeance

Release date: 1998

Genres: Action, Combat, Simulation

Publishers: Psygnosis

Colony Wars: Vengeance is a space combat simulator video game developed and released by Psygnosis for the PlayStation in 1998, and sequel to the original Colony Wars, released the previous year. In it, players complete space combat missions using preselected starfighters equipped with various weapons. The game features multiple paths of missions and outcomes, depending on the player's performance. The game retains the win-lose scenario styling of its predecessor, only now the player controls a p…

Cardinal Syn

Cardinal Syn

Release date: 1998

Genres: Action, Combat

Publishers: 989 Studios

Cardinal SYN is a fighting video game developed by Kronos Digital Entertainment, the creators of Criticom and Dark Rift, and published by Sony through their 989 Studios in 1998.

Computer Space

Computer Space

Release date: 1971

Genres: Action, Combat, Simulation

Platforms: Arcade

Publishers: Nutting Associates

Computer Space is a space combat arcade game developed in 1971. Created by Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney in partnership as Syzygy Engineering, it was the first arcade video game as well as the first commercially available video game. Computer Space is a derivative of the 1962 computer game Spacewar!, possibly the first video game to spread to multiple computer installations. It features a rocket controlled by the player engaged in a missile battle with a pair of hardware-controlled flying saucer…

Creed: Rise to Glory

Creed: Rise to Glory

Release date: 2018

Genres: Action, Combat

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Survios

Creed: Rise to Glory is a virtual reality boxing video game. It was released in 2018, by Survios. The game is based on the Rocky franchise. The game is compatible with both HTC Vive and Oculus Rift for Windows, the Oculus Quest and with the PSVR for PlayStation 4.

Comanche 3

Release date: 1997

Genres: Action, Combat, Flight, Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Dos

Publishers: NovaLogic

Comanche 3 is a video game developed and published by NovaLogic for DOS on May 1, 1997.

Combat Flight Simulator 3: Battle for Europe

Release date: 2002

Genres: Action, Combat, Flight, Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Microsoft Game Studios

Combat Flight Simulator 3: Battle for Europe (CFS3), is the latest installment of combat flight simulators from Microsoft Game Studios, released on October 24, 2002 in North America and on November 15, 2002 in Europe for the Microsoft Windows.

Cel Damage

Cel Damage

Release date: 2001

Genres: Action, Combat

Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, XBox

Publishers:

Cel Damage is a vehicular combat video game developed by Pseudo Interactive and published by Electronic Arts. The game was first released for Xbox on 14 November 2001, and for GameCube on 7 January 2002, in North America respectively. In Europe, the game launched for both consoles on 3 May 2002. A Europe-exclusive PlayStation 2 port, titled Cel Damage Overdrive, was released as a budget title by System 3 under their Play It label on 12 December 2002. A high-definition remake, developed and publi…

Catfight

Release date: 1996

Genres: Action, Combat

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Atlantean Interactive Games

Catfight (also known as Cat Fight and CatFight: The Ultimate Female Fighting Game) is a Windows fighting video game developed by American studio Phantom Card and published in 1996 by Atlantean Interactive (front for pornographic film company Vivid Entertainment). Several publications have included it on lists of the worst video games ever made.

Capcom Fighting All-Stars

Release date:

Genres: Action, Combat

Platforms: PlayStation 2, Arcade

Publishers: Capcom

Capcom Fighting All-Stars: Code Holder was a 3D fighting game planned for the arcade and PlayStation 2 that was to be developed by Capcom. Like KOF: Maximum Impact, it was designed to translate a 2D fighting game series into 3D. This was done previously in the Street Fighter EX series, which Capcom co-produced with Arika. Capcom beta-tested the game, but after negative feedback from players and more months in development, the game was canceled in August 2003. The life system was 3-tiered: if th…

Cyber Sled

Cyber Sled

Release date: 1993

Genres: Action, Combat, Shooter, Third-person

Platforms: Arcade

Publishers: Namco

Cyber Sled is a two-player 3D third-person shooter vehicle combat arcade video game released by Namco in 1993. The game would later receive a sequel in 1994, Cyber Commando.

Clusterball

Clusterball

Release date: 2000

Genres: Action, Combat, Shooter, Sports

Platforms: Apple Mac, Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Daydream Software, Strategy First

Clusterball is a 2000 video game featuring futuristic sport gameplay created by the Swedish Company Daydream Software and published by Strategy First, RealNetworks and Daydream Software itself. Clusterball began development in early 1997 as a research and development experiment at Daydream. It was the company's first fully 3D game, as its other projects were pre-rendered.

Carmageddon TDR 2000

Carmageddon TDR 2000

Release date: 2000

Genres: Action, Combat

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Sales Curve Interactive, Xicat Interactive

Carmageddon TDR 2000 (also known as Carmageddon: Total Destruction Racing 2000 or Carmageddon 3: TDR 2000 in North America), is a vehicular combat video game. The sequel to Carmageddon II: Carpocalypse Now, it was developed by Torus Games and released in the United Kingdom on September 1, 2000, and on December 14 in North America.