Video Games Reborn

Remade or remastered, cutting-edge nostalgia for the win.

By Kelvin Low      22 May 2020

You can explore anywhere, unfettered, and in real time. Pick your own path through the forest on Myst Island. As a tribute to Myst, the original images pop up in Classic mode, allowing gamers to see the difference, and be hit by the nostalgic vibe. Good thing that you won’t need a CD-ROM drive to play this.

SimCity: Complete Edition

Available on: Windows, Macintosh
Original release: 1989
Original platform: Amiga

From the game which sparked off a new genre, comes SimCity where you start by developing a city from a patch of undeveloped land. The city is populated by “Sims”, simulated persons, who live in the city created by the player.

Using a new engine called GlassBox that allows for more detailed simulation than previous games, visual effects such as traffic, economic troubles, and pollution will be more obvious. Two new features are: multiplayer and finite resources. This edition includes SimCity: Cities of Tomorrow expansion pack, and the Amusement Park, Airship, French, British and German City sets.

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