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We Love The 90s (for PC Games): 1998-1999


As the 1990s concluded, PC gaming continued its rise during 1998-1999, when some of the best games released. Hardware acceleration for game graphics increasingly common, online gaming gained popularity to the point where massively-multiplayer online games became an emergent genre. At the same time, we began to see signs that the Adventure game genre, a longtime cornerstone of PC gaming, was nearing its end.

It was perhaps the golden age of PC gaming and by the end of the 1990s it seems little could slow it down. While the new millennium hasn't been quite as kind as the last decade, it's still fun to look back on PC gaming to see how it progressed from the primitive 2D graphics at the beginning to the advanced 3D accelerated visual at the end of the 90s.

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